Carl Raymond Williams Sr. 4th Degree Assembly #762 at 100 Euclid Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940 US - Home
The Fourth Degree is a group of outstanding Sir Knights, dedicated to promoting the virtue of patriotism enlightened by the tenets of their Catholic faith. These Knights, distinguished by exemplary deeds for God, for country, and the Order, are united by the Fourth Degree to support religious, civic, and charitable causes.
Fourth Degree members belong to local units called assemblies. Carl Raymond Williams Sr Assembly 762 is involved in a wide range of public patriotic activities in the surrounding parishes and community. Our Assembly is located in the jurisdiction of Saint Isaac Jogues Province, New York District #2.
Our assembly maintains a Fourth Degree Color Corps and Honor Guard. Uniformed members wearing black tuxedos, colorful capes, chapeaux and swords, known as regalia participate in special civic and religious ceremonies such as Confirmations, funeral services, functons of the Order, and civic parades in the community. For this reason, the Fourth Degree is often called the visible arm of the Knights of Columbus.
To qualify for the Fourth Degree, one must:
Be a gentleman over 18, who is a practical Catholic in communion with the Holy See
Be a citizen of the United States
Have been a member of our Order in good standing for at least one year
Be a Third Degree member in good standing with a council
Have a desire to serve the Order, the Church, and the community with distinction
The official dress of the Fourth Degree is a black tuxedo, black bow tie, plain white tuxedo shirt, black shoes, and black cumberbund. Priests and bishops, and members of the armed services may wear their clerical garb or military uniform respectively. Members shall wear the official dress plus social baldric, lapel pin and jewel of office if applicable.
If you are a third degree Knight in good standing with a Council, and you are interested in joining the Fourth Degree, please contact any Assembly member for a membership form.