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President Kennedy had been a member of the Knights of Columbus before he was assassinated.

The late president was featured on the January 1964 cover of Columbia, a magazine distributed to every member of the Knights of Columbus around the world.
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A letter published in the Knights' magazine, "Columbia"

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In February 1964, the Knights of Columbus passed a resolution extending their “most heartfelt sympathy” to President Kennedy’s family and made a “firm promise” to pray for his soul.
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Supreme Knight Luke Hart visits President John F. Kennedy at the White House, October 11, 1961.
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John F. Kennedy (far right) at a Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree ceremony in 1954.
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 President John F. Kennedy, dated July 11, 1963