Knights of Saint Peter Claver


Knights of Peter Claver is the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the United States.  The Order, named for St. Peter Claver, the Spanish Priest who ministered to African slaves, was founded in Mobile Alabama and is presently headquartered in New Orleans.  Our Purpose is to render service to God and His Holy Church, render aid and assistance to the sick and disabled, and promote social and intellectual association among our members.  We extend a cordial invitation to all Catholics to join or reinstate your membership in the Knights of Peter Claver, Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxillary, the Junior Knights or the Junior Daughters.

Goals and Objective of the Order:

  • To be a supporter to the local parish and Bishop
  • To participate collectively in parish and community activities
  • To promote civic improvements and social justice
  • To encourage Lay Apostolic and Catholic action
  • To make contributions to worthwhile causes
  • To award scholarships and support education
  • To foster recreational assemblies and facilities
  • To develop youth in a positive, nurturing environment
  • to provide social and intellectual fellowship
We are domiciled at:
St. Anne’s Catholic Church
7724 24th Street
Sacramento CA, 95832

Meetings:  2nd Sunday of each month at 10:00am

Contact:  Marva Gover (916) 927-3925