Sacred Heart Counsil #4120

Tottenham, Ontario

Est. 1955

The Knights of Columbus

Knights are Catholic men, aged 18 years and older, who are committed to making this community a better place, supporting the Church, enriching their faith and enhancing their family life.

On March 29, 1882, the Connecticut state legislature in the United States officially chartered the Knights of Columbus, a fraternal benefit society founded by Father Michael J. McGivney with a group of parishioners in the basement of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven. Still true to its founding principals of charity, unity and fraternity the Knights of Columbus has grown into the largest lay Catholic organization in the world with more than 1.7 million members.

Our Council

Sacred Heart Council in Tottenham, Ontario, was founded in 1955 and serves its community and the Roman Catholic parish of St. James with its three churches of St. James in Colgan, St. Francis Xavier in Tottenham and St. Mary’s in Achill.

The Order

We are an organization like no other. We are one of thousands of Councils with millions of members worldwide.


Faith is our foundation. Dedicated to the Catholic Church’s growth and her good works, we serve the Church.


Serving our families is not only part of what we do, it’s part of who we are.


Knights have a powerful voice that speaks out for religious and moral values, actively and financially supporting worthy causes.

What we do

Since its founding in 1955, Sacred Heart Council has supported our parish and our community through fundraising, time and actions.

In recent years we have supported: St. James Parish, Special Olympics South Simcoe, Our Town Food Bank, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, our local schools and students, our local Christmas parades, the Tottenham Christmas Basket program, Keep Simcoe County Beautiful adopt-a-road program, Rose of Sharon Newmarket, Out of the Cold Alliston and more.

On May 28th, 2023 we had our 5km walk where we had a great turn out and many supporting generous sponsors.  Thanks to all who participated and made contributions to the fundraiser.

On June 11th, 2022 we held our first event since the start of the pandemic. It was a very successful sponsored walk at St. James’ School in Colgan. The sun was out and so were the walkers who, together with our generous sponsors, helped to raise over $5,700. Fantastic news for the local good causes that we support. Special thanks to the local business who generously sponsored the event and who are listed in the clipping from the Alliston Herald below – please give them your support.


Worthy Brothers of Knights of Columbus #4120

The Primary Purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to encourage active Catholic Citizenship.  Fewer than 18% of Knights join the Fourth Degree, which is optional, of a total 1.8 Million Knights there are over 320,00 Fourth Degree Knights in over 3,000 Assemblies.

Today there are some 300,000 Fourth Degree Knights out of the total 1.6 million member Kights of Columbus.  Local units, called assemblies, draw their members from Knights of Columbus cousncils.

We need new mebmers to grow our Assembly, or it will dwindle.  If you have a Knight that shows interest get his phone number and let the executive know so we can welcome the gentleman and introduce ourselves.

Our Futher Meeting Wednesday Dates are May 8th and June 12th.  Please keep these dates open to attend our meetings.

Brothers, let us prayerfully consider the future of our Assembly, put our trust in God, and always seek to do His will.  I, personally, will seek to do this as your Faithful Navigator.

S.K.T (Skip) Langevin

Faithful Navigator – Assembly #3477



Become a Knight

This is your invitation to join us. Take a look at this video and then take the first steps to becoming a Knight of Columbus by contacting us.

Our Parishes

St. James

St. James in Colgan is recognized as the second oldest parish in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto, having been established in 1830.

St. Francis Xavier

St Francis Xavier in Tottenham was built in 1885. 

St. Mary's

St Mary’s in Achill was built in 1893.