Our Structure

By , May 11, 2011

Our Council Structure

Knights of Columbus Council #9632

Our local council, Council #9632, is located at Sacred Heart parish in West Des Moines, Iowa. Our council works to assist with the needs of its parish, the community, and the school and is consistent with the principles of the Order established in 1987.


Each local council is aligned with other local councils into district regions – groupings several local councils and is served by a District Deputy. The Sacred Heart Council is served by one of the regional districts areas serving Des Moines.

State Office

The state office of the Knights of Columbus for Iowa serves hundreds of local councils throughout the state of Iowa.  The state offices for the Knights of Columbus are located at 915 S. 17th Street, Centerville, Iowa 5244-2701.  Telephone: 641-856-3391.

Supreme Council Office

The Knights of Columbus international headquarters is located in New Haven, Connecticut. Led by the Supreme Knight, the chief executive officer of the Knights, the office provides administrative support and leadership for our more than 14,000 local units.


The Supreme Council has more than 75 state council organizations to help guide regional activities that are consistent with the principles of the Order.

Insurance Agents

Every council is assigned a certified insurance agent, who is a Knight, and whose job it is to provide our top-rated products focused on the financial needs of members’ families. The Knights of Columbus Insurance program is AAA rated(extremely strong) by Standards & Poor’s and has over &74 billion of life insurance in force.  Our insurance program has been providing protection for its members and their families for over 127 years.

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