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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


15Glendale, #3855KofC Hall 8066 N 49th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302-6339SunDecember 4, 2016Harold BridgeDuckworthKrejciDuckworthHopler

TucsonFourth DegreeSatJanuary 6-7, 2017Doubletree


Formation and Knighthood Degree - Glendale

To:          Grand Knights, District Deputies, and State Officers

From:                 Skip Hopler, State Ceremonial Chairman

Subject:  Fray Francisco Garces Council #3855 Hosting a Second/Formation and
              Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications, Sunday, December 4, 2016

Council #3855 is honored to host the upcoming Second/Formation and Third/Knighthood Degree Exemplifications.  First/Admission Degree Members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored Order.  Please contact the Financial Secretary, Charles Klenner (cfk925@cox.net), no later than November 29, 2016 with the number of Candidates and Members expected to attend.

When:  Sunday, December 4, 2016

Where: Columbian Hall
8066 N 49th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302-6339

Time:   Registration:  9:00 to 9:45 AM
            Second/Formation Degree Begins promptly at 10:00 AM,
            Third/Knighthood Degree follows the Second/Formation Degree        Ceremony
            It is scheduled to end at 2:00 PM

            Point of Contact;
                        GK Greg Mattingly, 623-910-8414,  gmattingly3855@live.com
DD Joseph Danko 602-710-0418, joedanko@cox.net
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 November 29, 2016.

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 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 January 7th, 2017 at the Doubletree Hilton Reid Park Tucson.

The packet is available here.

Worthy District Deputies, Grand Knights, Faithful Navigators, Financial Secretaries, and Faithful Comptrollers,

Attached is the form for the upcoming Fourth Degree Exemplification in Phoenix. The next Fourth Degree Exemplification will take place January 6-7, 2017 at the Doubletree Reid Park in Tucson. 
Please take the time during both Council and Assembly meetings to promote the Fourth Degree Exemplification and encourage Third Degree or lower members to attain the title of Sir Knight. Make sure a candidate receives the full packet of information which includes valuable instructions on what is needed for registration. 

The host assembly is Fr. Anthony Rey Assembly #3617 with the Class Honoree Sir Knight Paul Ketchum. Please see the attached documents for more information or go to the Masters Fourth Degree Website at  http://www.az4thdegree.org/p/exemplifications.html for more information. 

Note: Forms can be filled out on your computer then printed. This is the preferred method to ensure legibility.  

At this time when our way of life is being challenged both locally and globally, we ask that all men rise up to answer the call of becoming a Fourth Degree member to show that we will publicly defend both our rights and religious responsibilities. 

Vivat Jesus!
Bryant Sayers
Arizona State District Master

Jim Walsh
4th Degree Registration Chairman

Ray Obral
Host Assembly Chairman
Fr Anthony Rey Assembly #3617

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