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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Starting at 1:00 pm

Event Location
St Mary's
822 Ellsworth SW
Albany, OR  97321 US

Contact Information
Name: Jesse Villareal

Albany 4th Degree June 8

Schedule for Candidates


1:00 to 1:45 PM              Registration 

1:45 PM                          Candidate Orientation  

2:00 PM                          Start of Exemplification  

5:00 PM                          Mass  

6:10 to 6:45 PM              Social time and Banquet

9:00 PM Closing             (Note: Social, Banquet and Closing times approximate)   



Please fill in a Membership Form #4 by completing section 1, 2, 3, and 4. After completing these sections, give it to your Financial Secretary for verification, then your Faithful Comptroller along with a $70.00 check made payable to “Jesse Villareal, District Master” for further processing. Exemplification fee for each candidate, except priests, is $70 and is set by the Supreme Council Board of Directors. Included in this fee is one banquet ticket for the candidate, a Social Baldric and Patriot Degree pin.  Additional banquet tickets are available at $20.00 each for wives, family members, or guests with an RSVP and pre-payment by June 1st.  Without an RSVP and pre-payment, additional tickets are $25.00 at the door.  The check for the additional dinners should be made out to “Pope St John XXIII Assembly 906”.  All checks and the Form 4s should be sent to Jesse Villareal, District Master, 2103 N Tealwood St, Canby, OR 97013, Phone: 503-266-4043, email: JCV1936@canby.com by June 1, 2019.   


Banquet Menu: Choice of Roast Beef or Meatless lasagna   


Dress for Exemplification

The official dress for candidates for the Patriot Degree Exemplification is a traditional black tuxedo, black bow tie, a plain white tuxedo shirt with a regular collar (no wing tip collar or ruffles), black cummerbund, black shoes and black socks. A dark black/blue suit is an acceptable substitute for the tuxedo. Members on active duty military are authorized to wear their dress uniform. Full time police and firefighting officers are authorized to wear their dress uniform.


Color Corps Regalia/Uniform

Candidates and Patriot Degree members are not required to purchase the Color Corp Dress

Uniform. These are only required of those members participating in the Color Corps. These items can be purchased in the future if you want to join the Color Corps through Knightsgear.com. We encourage candidates to join the Color Corps.


Seven Reasons Why Knights Should Join The Patriot Degree

  1. The Patriot Degree is a group of outstanding Knights dedicated to promoting patriotism enlightened by the Catholic faith.

  2. The Patriot Degree is the highest degree in the Knights of Columbus and provides for a greater knowledge and appreciation of our Catholic heritage.

  3. We work for the application of Christian principles in all levels of democratic government.

  4. We call upon our members to distinguish themselves with heroic deeds for God, Country and our Order.

  5. We support such religious, civic and charitable causes as are consistent with our Order’s high ideals.

  6. We oppose the institution and development of forces adverse to good Christian government.

  7. We educate our members and the world at large to be defenders of our democratic institutions.