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Degree Information

Recently, the degree names have changed. They are now to be referred to:
Admission Degree
Formation Degree
Knighthood Degree
Patriotic Degree

Admission Degree
Admission Degree Information can be found on the State Calendar.
To have your degree posted on the calendar, please email the webmaster with the following information:
When - Time and date, candidates report time and degree start time
Where - Address and building where the degree will take place
Contact Information - Who should candidates or other councils contact for more information, name, email, and phone number. Contact MUST include the Grand Knight.

A verification email will be sent to the requestor to check for correctness.


Formation and Knighthood Degrees
Host District LOCATIONADDRESSDate of Degree2ND Degree Team2ND Degree DD3RD Degree Warden 3RD Degree Assigned DD/PFCConferring Officer
26Ahwatukee #10062Corpus Christi Parish 3550 E Knox Road Phoenix AZ 85044Sat Feb 18, 2017Harold BridgeDuckworthKrejciDuckworthHopler
12Glendale #11738St. Helen's Church 5510 W Cholla St Glendale AZ 85304-3322Sat Mar 11, 2017Harold BridgeD. HaywoodMcCarthyD. HaywoodCostanzo
6Oro Valley #13272St Mark the Evangelist 2727 W Tangerine Rd Oro Valley AZ 85742Sat Apr 8, 2017Frank PerriObralKarculiasLoMonacoObral
8Chandler #3121KofC Hall 644 E Chandler Blvd Chandler AZ 85225Sun May 7, 2017Harold BridgeD. HaywoodKrejciDuckworthHopler
5Vail #14230St Rita in the Desert 13260 Colassal Cave Rd Vail AZ 85641Sat Jun 24, 2017Frank PerriObralKarculiasLoMonacoObral
4th DegPhoenixSat Jun 10, 2017Fourth Degree Exemplification


Admission, Formation and Knighthood Degree - Phoenix

To:                  Worthy Grand Knights, Worthy District Deputies, and Worthy State Officers 
From:              Skip Hopler, State Ceremonial Chairman
Subject:           The First/Admission, Second/Formation, and Third/Knighthood Degrees - February 18th

Corpus Christi Council #10062 is honored to host the upcoming Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications. In addition, Council 10062 will be also hosting a First/Admission Degree Exemplification that will take place prior to the Second/Formation Degree starting at 8:00AM! This is a great opportunity to have candidates go through the Admission, Formation, and Knighthood Degrees in the same day! Coffee, bagels, and donuts will be available for those candidates going through the Admission Degree on that day.

First/Admission Degree Members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored Order. Please contact the Grand Knight, David Rak (grand.knight@kofc10062.org, 602-579-7500), no later than February 15, 2017 with the number of Candidates and Members expected to attend.

When:             Saturday, February 18, 2017

Where:            Corpus Christi Catholic Church Parish Center
3550 E Knox Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85044

Time:               7:30 AM: Candidate Registration
8:00 AM: First/Admission Degree                    
                        9:00 to 9:45 AM: Second/Third Degree Registration
                        10:00 AM Second/Formation Degree

Third/Knighthood Degree follows the Second/Formation Degree Ceremony
                        It is scheduled to end at 2:00 PM

            Point of Contact;
                                    GK David Rak, grand.knight@kofc10062.org,  602-579-7500
                                    DD Dennis Sullivan denpsulli@aol.com, 480-201-5556
Registration Fee:  $10.00 per candidate, payable at the door

            Lunch: $7.00 per person, lunch will be served after the Third/Knighthood Degree
To aid the host council to properly prepare for the Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications, please contact the host council and provide the number of Candidates and Members who plan to attend and how many for lunch.  This RSVP is requested by February 15, 2017.

At registration, all Candidates must show a valid First/Admission Degree Membership card and have their registration fee. Current Members in the Third/Knighthood Degree must also show a valid Third/Knighthood Degree Membership card prior to entry into the Chamber.  It is important that the Candidates be escorted by their Sponsor or someone from their council. If you are sponsoring a priest for the degrees, please let the host GK and DD know and provide an escort for the priest for the degrees.

The Exemplification of the Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degrees is a special event, one that will be always remembered.  Therefore, proper dress is required of the Candidates and Members attending the degree.  The requested attire of collared shirts, slacks, and shoes are considered appropriate dress.  Shorts, tank tops, tee shirts, and sandals are not considered acceptable dress for Candidates and Members.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and making this an Experience of a Lifetime for the candidates who are completing their journey to full Knighthood in our Honored Order, a SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.

E."Skip" Hopler
State Ceremonial Chairman
Hm: 623-979-6075
Cell: 602-677-2029


Patriotic Degree
Click here for the link to the Arizona John Redden Province Patriotic Degree.
The next Fourth Degree Exemplification will take place on June 10th, 2017 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. More information soon.

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Click here for Lynch and Kelly for regalia.