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Degree Information

First Degree
First 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.

2nd and 3rd Degree 
Degree Schedule 2014-2015
As the year progress there may be additions or changes.  Always check the website for the latest changes.


5 Tucson, #1200 Sun Jan 4, 2015 Perri Karculias Karkulias Obral Moeykens
4th Deg Tucson Sat Jan 10, 2015

Fourth Degree
15 Glendale, #3855  Sun Jan 18, 2015 Harold Bridge D. Haywood Krejci D. Haywood Hopler
8 Chandler, #3121 Sun Feb 22, 2015 Harold Bridge Duckworth McCarthy Duckworth Costanzo
5 Vail, #14230 Sat Mar 14, 2015 Frank Perri Obral Karculias Obral Moeykens
15 Glendale, #3855 Sat Mar 28, 2015 Harold Bridge Barlowski McCarthy Barlowski Costanzo
2 Green Valley #6842 Sat April 11, 2015 Frank Perri Karculias Karkulias Moeykens Obral

8 Chandler, #3121 Sun June 7, 2015 Bridge / Perri Barlowski Karkulias Barlowski Obral
4th Deg Phoenix Sat June 15, 2015

Fourth Degree

2nd and 3rd Degree - Jan 4 - Tucson

To:         Worthy Grand Knights, Worthy District Deputies, and Worthy State Officers

From:                Ray Obral, State Ceremonial Chairman

Subject: 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplifications, Sunday, January 4th, 2015 in Tucson, AZ, at Tucson Council #1200 Knights of Columbus Hall.

The Tucson Council #1200 is honored to host the upcoming 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplifications in Tucson, AZ.  All First Degree members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored order.  Please contact their Hall Manager, Mike Sedor, no later than December 29th, 2014, with the number of candidates, members expected to attend, and how many for lunch.

When:  Sunday, January 4th, 2015
Where: Tucson Council #1200 Hall, 601 S Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ  85716-5649
Time:   Registration: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
            2nd Degree Begins promptly at 10:00 AM
            3rd Degree follows the 2nd Degree
            Ceremony is scheduled to end at 2:00 PM
            Point of Contact:
                        Hall Manager – Mike Sedor, call between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
                        Cell phone – 520–820–5031
                        Email – kofc1200@gmail.com
                        Grand Knight – Carlos Dicochea
Phone – 520–300–2879
            Registration Fee:  $10.00 per candidate, payable at the door
            Lunch:   $8.00 per person, lunch will be served after the 3rd Degree.  Coffee and donuts                                   will be available to non-candidates before the 2nd Degree in the Chamber.

To aid the host council to properly prepare for the 2nd and 3rd 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 December 29th, 2014.

A reminder: Brother Knights who go through this degree are eligible to partake in the 4th Degree Exemplification being held in Tucson January 10th, 2015. Forms for the 4th Degree Exemplification can be found: http://www.az4thdegree.org/p/exemplifications.html

At registration, all candidates must show a valid 1st Degree Membership Card and their registration fee will be collected.  Current members in the 3rd Degree must also show a valid 3rd 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.

The Exemplification of the 2nd and 3rd Degrees is a special and distinctive event.  It will be an event that will always be 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/or 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.

                                                           Raymond J. Obral,

                                                AZ State Ceremonial Chairman

Ceremonial Contacts
Major Parts 2nd/3rd Degree Team Name Email Address
Team Captain Harold Bridge Memorial 2nd & 3rd Degree Team Raul Chavez kofc3855az@gmail.com 
Team Captain Frank J. Perri, Jr, PSD, Memorial 2nd & Third Degree Team Pete Karculias skpeter@cox.net
Conferring Officer Perri J "Mike" Moeykens jmoeyk@gmail.com
Conferring Officer Perri Ray Obral rjobral@comcast,net
Conferring Officer Bridge Lawrence Costanzo lcostanzo1@cox.net
Conferring Officer Bridge E. "Skip" Hopler ehopler@cox.net
DD 2 Degree Bridge E. "Skip" Hopler ehopler@cox.net
DD 2 Degree Bridge Tony Barlowski ajb0053@aol.com
DD 2 Degree Bridge Bob Duckworth sjcgbduck@aol.com
DD 2 Degree Bridge Joe Farlie joefairlie@cox.net
DD 2 Degree Perri Ray Obral rjobral@comcast.net
DD 2 Degree Bridge Danny Haywood dhaywood5@cox.net
DD 2 Degree Perri Pete Karculias skpeter@cox.net
ADD 3 Degree & PFC Perri Ray Obral rjobral@comcast.net
ADD 3 Degree & PFC Preri J. "Mike" Moeykens jmoeyk@gmail.com
ADD 3 Degree & PFC Bridge Bob Duckworth sjcgbduck@aol.com
ADD 3 Degree & PFC Bridge Lawrence Costanzo lcostanzo1@cox.net
ADD 3 Degree & PFC Bridge E. "Skip" Hopler ehopler@cox.net

4th Degree
Click here for the link to the Arizona John Redden Province 4th Degree.

The next 4th Degree Exemplification will be held in Tucson on January 10th, 2015. For more information please go to: http://www.az4thdegree.org/p/exemplifications.html