The KoC Fr. Shashkevych Council is a council composed of Ukrainian gentlemen from the Hamilton and area district. The Council supports the Ukrainian Catholic Churches in the surrounding area and also the Sisters at Mount Mary Immaculate in Ancaster.
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical (that is, practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See. This means that an applicant or member accepts the teaching authority of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals, aspires to live in accord with the precepts of the Catholic Church, and is in good standing in the Catholic Church.