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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.

PLEASE CONTACT THE HOST COUNCIL AT LEAST 2 DAYS PRIOR TO VERIFY THE DEGREE IS STILL TAKING PLACE!
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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.


HOST
DISTRICT
LOCATION OF DEGREE
DAY
DATE OF
DEGREE
2ND DEGREE
TEAM
CONFERRING OFFICER / DISTRICT WARDEN
15
Fray Francisco Garces Council #3855
KofC Hall, 8066 N. 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ  85302
Sun
January 18, 2015
Harold Bridge
Hopler / Krejci
8
Fr. Joseph N. Patterson Council #3121
KofC Hall, 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ  85225
Sun
February 22, 2015
Harold Bridge
Costanzo / McCarthy
5
St. Rita in the Desert Council #14230
13260 E Colossal Cave Road, Vail, AZ  85641
Sat
March 14, 2015
Frank Perri
Obral / Karculias
15
Fray Francisco Garces Council #3855
KofC Hall, 8066 N. 49th Ave, Glendale, AZ  85302
Sat
March 28, 2015
Harold Bridge
Hopler / Krejci
2
Our Lady of the Valley #6842
505 N La Canada Dr, Green Valley, AZ  85614
Sat
April 11, 2015
Frank Perri
Obral / Karculias

8
Fr. Joseph N. Patterson Council #3121
KofC Hall, 644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ  85225
Sun
June 7, 2015
Harold Bridge
Costanzo / McCarthy

































2nd and 3rd Degree - Jan 18 - Glendale

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 18th, 2015 in Glendale, AZ, at the Fray Francisco Garces Council #3855 Knights of Columbus Hall

The Fray Francisco Garces Council #3855 is honored to host the upcoming 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplifications in Glendale, AZ.  All First 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, January 13th, 2015, with the number of candidates and members expected to attend the degree and how many will partake of lunch.

When:  Sunday, January 18th, 2015
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, 8066 N 49th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 86302-6339
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:


Financial Secretary – Charles Klenner,
                        Cell phone – 602-469-7186
Email – cfk925@cox.net
Grand Knight – Philip Barbe
Cell Phone – 623-931-8149
Email – barbep@cox.net



            Registration Fee:  $10.00 per candidate, payable at the door
            Lunch:   $7.00 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, January 13th, 2015.

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,

 Arizona State Ceremonial Chairman
                                                  

2nd and 3rd Degree - Feb - Chandler
To:         Grand Knights, District Deputies and State Officers

From:                Ray Obral, State Ceremonial Chairman

Subject: Fr. Joseph N. Patterson Council #3121 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplifications, Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Council #3121 is honored to host the upcoming 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplifications.  First Degree members should be encouraged to complete their journey to full Knighthood in our honored order.  Please contact the Grand Knight, Sylvester Valenzuela, no later than February 16th, 2015 with the number of candidates and members expected to attend.

When:  Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
Where: Council #3121 Hall
            644 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ  85225
Time:   Registration:  9:00 AM to 9:45AM
            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;
                        Sylvester Valenzuela, Grand Knight
                        Phone: (520) 742-7914, (480)963-3319
                        Website: www.KOC3121.com

            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 doughnuts 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 February 16th, 2015.

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 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 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.
                                                           
                                                              
                                        

                                           Raymond J. Obral, State Ceremonial Chairman
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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 June 13, 2015.



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