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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

5Vail #14230St Rita in the Desert 13260 Colassal Cave Rd Vail AZ 85641Sat Jun 24, 2017Frank PerriObralKarculiasLoMonacoObral
4th DegPhoenixSat Jun 10, 2017Fourth Degree Exemplification


Formation and Knighthood Degree - Chandler

To:                  Worthy Grand Knights, Worthy District Deputies, and Worthy State Officers 
From:              Skip Hopler, State Ceremonial Chairman
Subject:           The Second/Formation, and Third/Knighthood Degrees - May 7, 2017

Fr. Patterson Council #3121 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 Grand Knight,  John "Jack" M. Lam, Jr at mjohnlam@centurylink.net ASAP with the number of Candidates and Members expected to attend.

When:             Sunday, May 7, 2017
Time:               8:30 to 9:45 AM: Second/Third Degree Registration 
                        10:00 AM Second/Formation Degree

Point of Contact;
                        GK John "Jack" M. Lam, Jr. - mjohnlam@centurylink.net - 480-703-5176
                        FS Gary P. Keelan, PGK - garypkeelan@gmail.com -           480-403-1595
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 ASAP

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

Click here for the Registration Packet for the upcoming Fourth Degree Exemplification.  The next will take place June 9-10, 2017 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. 

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 Annunciation Assembly #2833 with the Class Honoree Former District Master Robert Holsinger. 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

David Chapman
4th Degree Registration Chairman

Phillip Vicinanza
Faithful Navigator and Host Assembly Chairman
Annunciation Assembly #2833

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