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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 Location Address Day of Week Degree Date Converring Officer Point of Contact Status
15 Glendale, #3855 8066 N 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 Sun July 26, 2015 Costanzo Eric Barna Scheduled
1 Sierra Vista, #4584 156 W Kayetan Dr, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Sat August 22, 2015 Obral Charles Pisani Scheduled
20 Flagstaff, #1229 TBD Sat September 19, 2015 Hopler John Dunn Pending
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun October 18, 2015 Costanzo Paul Curtin Pending
4 Tucson, #8077 8650 N Shannon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85724 Sat November 7, 2015 Obral Joe Koellisch Scheduled
15 Phoenix, #10062 3550 E Knox Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044 Sat November 14, 2015 Hopler David Rak-Kinonen Scheduled
5 Tucson, #1200 601 S Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716 Sun January 3, 2016 Obral Mike Sador 520-795-1200 Scheduled
Fourth Degree Exemplification Tucson Double Tree Hotel Sat January 9, 2016
15 Glendale, #3855 8066 N 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 Sat January 30, 2016 Costanzo Eric Barna Scheduled
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun February 28, 2016 Costanzo Paul Curtin Pending
16 Tucson, #13272 2727 W Tangerine Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85742 Sat March 12, 2016 Obral Richard Robinson Scheduled
15 Glendale, #3855 8066 N 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 Sat April 2, 2016Hopler Eric Barna Scheduled
4 Green Valley, #6842 505 N La Canada Dr, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Sat April 16, 2016 Obral Dean Maoulis Scheduled
19 Cottonwood, #2493 700 N Bill Gray Rd Sat April 30, 2016 Costanzo Jon Martinez, 928-699-5487, Pending
8 Chandler, #3121 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Sun June 5, 2016 Hopler Paul Curtin Scheduled
Fourth Degree Exemplification TBD Sat June 11, 2016
Formation and Knighthood Degree - Glendale 

Subject: 2015 - 2016 Fraternal Year, Second and Third Degree Exemplifications, Saturday, July 26, 2015, in Glendale, AZ, at the Fray Francisco Garces Council No. 3855 Knights of Columbus Hall.

The Fray Francisco Garces Council No. 3855 is honored to host the upcoming Second and Third Degree Exemplifications in Glendale, AZ.  Admission Degree members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored order.  Please contact their Financial Secretary, Charles Klenner, no later than, July 22, 2015, with the number of candidates and members expected to attend and for lunch.

When:  Sunday, July 26, 2015
            Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, 8066 N 49th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302-6339.  A Continental Breakfast will be available to Members who are already Third Degree Knights before the Second Degree starts.

Time:   Registration: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
            Second Degree Begins promptly at 10:00 AM
            Third Degree follows the Second Degree
            Ceremony is scheduled to end at 2:00 PM
            Point of Contact:
                        Financial Secretary – Charles Klenner,
                        Cell phone – 602-469-7186
Email –
            Registration Fee:  $10.00 per candidate, payable at the door
            Lunch:   $7.00 per person for lunch which will be served after the Third Degree

To aid the host council to properly prepare for the Second and Third 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 July 22, 2015.

At registration, all candidates must show a valid First Degree Membership Card and their registration fee will be collected.  Current members in the Third Degree must also show a valid Third 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 Formation and Knighhood 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 Obral,

State Ceremonial Chairman
Patriotic Degree
Click here for the link to the Arizona John Redden Province Patriotic Degree.

Congratulations to the 154 new Sir Knights who participated in the June 2015 Exemplification!
Click here for The English Company for regalia.
Click here for Lynch and Kelly for regalia.