To All Knights of Pythagoras wherever dispersed around the Globe, Friends and Visitors.
Welcome to the homepage of the Order of the Knights of Pythagoras – Louisiana Jurisdiction, District 7.
The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is a Youth Organization dedicated to The Fatherhood of GOD and the Universal Brotherhood of Man.
The organization in this jurisdiction accepts boys between the ages of 8-18 and helps to develop them into upstanding young men. The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras promotes leadership and family values, provides positive role models, and teaches charity and love of humanity.
The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is sponsored by and is under the supervision of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Louisiana.
- Membership is NOT limited to sons or relatives of Freemasons, but to any young man from age 8 to 18 of good character.
- He must be recommended by a Master Mason or a fellow Knight.
- The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is NOT a Junior Masonic Order, but is merely under Masonic supervision.
The paramount aim of The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is to provide the boys of our community with a well organized and supervised program that teaches and promotes all-around health, social & civil activity, education, vocational studies, character, and all-around development of young men wheresoever the need may be found, thereby building better sons for today, and men for tomorrow.
Through our ceremonies, the candidate is taught several very significant lessons presented in a profound manner. The investiture of which attempts to adequately symbolize and impress upon the candidate Reverence for God, Love and Honor for his Parents, Righteous Thinking, Purity, Patriotism, Toleration, Courtesy, Friendship and Constancy. A Knight of Pythagoras’ aim is to become a better son, a better youth and citizen than ever before.
The Knights hold meetings in what are called “Councils”. Each Council is hosted by one or more Lodges, who provide advisors from their own Lodge membership to act as Regents & Mentors. These Council, throughout the state, are divided into Districts. E. H. Walker Council is the council for the 7th Masonic District of Louisiana.