This is an announcement of a Patriotic Exemplification of the Knights of Columbus in honor of our Lady under her title as Mother of Perpetual Hope scheduled for June 26th, Sunday EVENING at 7:00 PM to be conducted virtually via Zoom.
The cost per non-ordained candidate will remain at $50. The fee for priests and deacons for virtual exemplifications will be $25. This is a great opportunity to encourage your pastor to witness the lessons of patriotism among a group of local brother Knights. I expect the assembly to pick up the cost for these ordained brothers as I am not going to bill them. Also, a reminder that we have a few exemplification scholarships available for veterans. I simply need the Faithful Navigator to vouchsafe for the Brother Knight candidate.
Candidates desiring to join should send me - email@example.com - or Kevin McKinney - firstname.lastname@example.org notice of intent. Details on how to register for the Zoom meeting will be sent to those joining remotely.
We need the completed Form 4's prior to the exemplification, preferably emailed (please ensure to include the candidate’s email and phone number). Payment for remote registrants should be to be sent prior via US Post (electronic payment options are available upon request to the District Secretary). I ask that we receive your information 48 hours prior to the exemplification to allow us to get the registration completed properly.
Our country needs informed patriotic citizens aware of the religious foundations of our republic and willing to commit to personal virtue to ensure civil society remains civil and available to all. Our fourth-degree ceremony is an excellent educational tool to that end.
I encourage you as leaders in your communities to ask brother Knights to take this final step on their journey to full Knighthood and the title of Sir Knight. Likewise, I challenge assembly leadership & existing Sir Knights to participate in the virtual exemplification as observers to accompany our candidates and reinforce the patriotic principles you learned at your own exemplification. Please forward to your assembly membership and to the councils that make up your assembly area! If you are no longer in a leadership position please forward to your successor and reply to this email with details so that we may correct our distribution contact list.