In the First “Admission” Degree We ask that any participating Councils with candidates supply the following:

  1. Rosaries
  2. Lapel Pins
  3. “These Men They Call Knights” booklets.
  4. In all instances, a light lunch will follow the exemplification.
  5. To facilitate food preparation, it is extremely important that participating councils advise the contact persons named above with the number of candidates and anticipated number of spectators.
  6. lease find attached the new 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree Bulletins to be used for the Columbian year 2018-19. These NEW FORMS contain improved descriptions for each Degree. Please file them and use them as required. You will see on page 2 of each of the New Forms in small font the following identification mark: (JIM-07/18). I ask that you use only these new forms for the remainder of 2018-19.

    First “Admission” Degree





Note: See bulletin for more info:

Second “Formation” Degree

Date:                      10 Mar 2019

Location:               Queen of Heaven Chapel, 100 Church St, Greenwood

Time:                     2 for 3 Pm

Host:                     Council 6297 Greenwood

Note: See bulletin for more info: Council 6297 Formation Degree March 10, 2019

Third “Knighthood” Degree


30 March 2019 – Pictou

27 April 2019 – Yarmouth/Comeauville

25 May 2019 – Sydney/Port Hawkesbury

15 June 2019 – Halifax/HRM

2 Nov 2019 – Truro/HRM

                                All Time and Location TBA




Note:  See bulletin for more info:


Fourth “Patriotic” Degree

Date:                    16 Feb 2019

Location:              St John Vianney Church Hall, 4 Beaverbank, Lower Sackville

Time:                    12 for 1Pm, Follow by a Mass at 4:30pm, Reception at 6Pm

Host:                   Assembly 2519 Lower Sackville FN Basil Weagle

Note:    See Bulletin:  exemplification notice