The purposes for which said corporation is formed are the following:
(a) of rendering pecuniary aid to its members, their families and beneficiaries of members and their families;
(b) of rendering mutual aid and assistance to its sick, disabled and needy members and their families;
© of promoting social and intellectual intercourse among its members and their families; and
(d) of promoting and conducting educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and welfare, and public relief work.
Knights of Columbus Charter, March 29, 1882