promoting responsible citizenship and a  of and loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.
Any Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by
Join the Patriotic Degree
If you are over 18 years of age; a citizen of the country in which you reside; a practical Catholic in union with the Holy See; and you are a Third Degree member in good standing, it's time to consider joining the ranks of the Fourth Degree. To learn more about the Patriotic Degree and how to join its ranks, contact your local Council, the Vice Supreme Master in your area, or the Supreme council today.
Join Us - The Time is Now
     

The need for strong role models has never been greater. That's what the Patriotic Degree represents.


     
The Patriotic Degree is the pinnacle of Knighthood. We live, serve, and protect the Truth.


      

If you are a member of the Third Degree and in good standing, it's time for you to consider reaching even further with your faith. It is time to consider the Patriotic Degree.


The Patriotic Degree is the pinnacle of Knighthood. We live, serve, and protect the Truth.
The need for strong role models has never been greater. That's what the Patriotic Degree repre
sents.

Msgr. John A. O'Grady Assembly #664
Fourth Degree Knights are addressed as Sir Knight and belong to an Assembly of Fourth Degree Knights. Assemblies have separate meetings from the normal Council meetings.

The Assembly in this area is the Msgr. John A. O'Grady Assembly #664 and they meet on the first Wednesday of the month at St. Mary of Mount Virgin Churchat 790 Sandford Ave., New Brunswick..
The following Councils make up the O'Grady Assembly:
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