(4th) Degree is the patriotic arm of the Knights
of Columbus. Over 300,000 of the Knights 1.9
million members are Fourth Degree
Knights. They promote the virtue
of patriotism through their
programs and provide honor guards
for Church and civic functions.
Fourth Degree was first
established in New York on
February 22,1900. Fourteen
hundred members were chosen to
witness this ceremony.
expected that they would recruit from
their local councils other Knights worthy
of receiving the Orders highest degree.
this purpose, a Third Degree member who is an
exemplary Catholic and possessed of good,
sound citizenship of his country, is
eligible to join the Fourth Degree.
should be thought of in terms of
service to church and country.
its establishment in 1900, the primary
objective of this degree is to promote
the ideals of Catholicism and Patriotism
side by side.
Uniforms of the Fourth
Degree - change is coming:
Photos of Uniforms
Photos from the
recent Flag Presentation at Our Lady of the Presentation School
in Arden Carmichael CA:
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