The Meritorious Fourth Degree is the highest degree of the knights of Peter Claver, Inc. members of the Fourth Degree Knights are addressed as “Sir Knight”, and at the present time, there are approximately 1,025 Sir Knights throughout the Order.

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Meet Our Members

The Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. is the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the United States. The Order is named for St. Peter Claver, the Spanish Priest who ministered to African slaves.

Stanmore Hinds

Faithful Navigator

Clima White

Faithful Captain

Ken Lewis

Faithful Purser

Bill Simmons

Faithful Comptroller

Daniel Swain

Faithful Scribe