Knights of Columbus

Light of Christ Council 8726

Sinking Spring, PA







The Knights of Columbus is an international fraternal organization with over 1.8 million members worldwide.

Individual councils are controlled at the parish level with regional districts responsible for multiple local councils.

  These regions report through state councils to the national office in New Haven, Connecticut, the birthplace of the Knights of Columbus.

The following links may be useful as your involvement with the Knights of Columbus increases.


Supreme Council

One Columbus Plaza

New Haven, CT


Pennsylvania State Council



There are two districts serving the Berks County, PA area. They include:


District # 28

District Deputy – Leonard Weckel

This district includes:


Council # 793 – Reading Council

Associated with St. Margaret’s Church, Reading, PA



Council # 4198 – Holy Eucharist Council (Inactive)

Associated with St. Mary’s Church, Reading, PA



Council # 8726 - Light of Christ Council

Associated with St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Sinking Spring, PA



Council # 14847 - Holy Guardian Angels Council

Associated with Holy Guardian Angels Church, Reading, PA



Council # 15778 - St Francis DeSales Council

Associated with St. Francis DeSales Church, Robesonia, PA



District # 29

District Deputy – Matthew Martini

This district includes:


Council # 7179 - Holy Name Council

Associated with St. John Baptist De LaSalle Church, Shillington, PA


Council # 14654 - St. Benedict Council

Associated with St. Benedict’s Church, Mohnton, PA


Council # 14880 - St. Catherine of Sienna Council

Associated with St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Mt Penn, PA


Council # 16066 - Monsignor Bornemann Council

Associated with Sacred Heart Church, West Reading, PA









Updated: March 5, 2017