Members of the Provincial Color Corps, including AWD District, present arms for a procession at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
In Service to Church
Members of the Color Corps report for Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Wheelchairs, provided by the State Councils of Maryland and the District of Columbia, are presented to elderly and disabled veterans at the Veterans' Administration Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Members of the Color Corps serve in the Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass on Independence Day, 2012.
Service to Community
The 4th Degree Color Guard presents the Colors at a Washington Nationals game.
Leading the Charge
Members of the 4th Degree Color Corps lead the liturgical procession at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
The black-tie Exemplification of the Fourth Degree provides the perfect opportunity to advertise your businesses or organization to our membership of thousands of highly-motivated, patriotic Catholic men and their families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and Southern Maryland.
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On Sunday, May 11, 2014, Sir Knights from the Archdiocese of Washington District and the Calvert Province served as Guards of Honor for the National Mass of Thanksgiving for St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II and the procession of a 1st Class Blood Relic of St. John Paul II from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC.
Months of preparation were involved for this historic procession that included His Eminence, the Archbishop of Washington, The Most Rev. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, His Excellency, the Supreme Chaplain and Archbishop of Baltimore, The Most Rev. William E. Lori, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson, Deputy Supreme Knight Logan T. Ludwig, Supreme Secretary Charles E. Maurer Jr., Supreme Treasurer Michael J. O'Connor, Supreme Warden George W. Hanna, Supreme Director Patrick Kelly and Supreme Director Tom Smith.
Join Men from around the Archdiocese of Washington for Man on a Mission 2014 on Saturday, March 22nd at Bishop McNamara High School. The conference speaker will be Dr. Edward Sri who is a founding leader of FOCUS the Fellowship of Catholic University Students and a theology and Scripture professor at the Augustine Institute. Dr. Sri has authored several books and he has given talks at Franciscan University and appeared on EWTN. He will speak about the Extraordinary Mission for Men and offer practical insights for Living the Mission. Rediscover your mission this Lent at Man on a Mission beginning with good coffee at 7:30am. The cost is $20 and includes lunch.
District Scouting Liaison SK Dr Reginald Greer, PGK, PFN is being honored by the Maryland Catholic Conference for his 25 years of service as Captain of the 25th District. Congratulations to SK Dr Greer for this well deserved honor.
The Master of the 4th degree SK John Winfrey is proud to announce the Honorees for the two District Exemplifications.
The Honoree for the Priest and Special Needs Exemplification on February 22, 2014 is SK Maurice Hunt FDD, PGK, PFN.
SK Maurice Hunt FDD, PGK, PFN Before passing this last year Maurice (Mo) served our Country, Our Order, and his community faithfully in many capacities for many years. In particular. Maurice served the Maryland State council as a District Deputy, Warden to the State Deputy and Maryland State Activity/Project Chairman. He also served the Archdiocese of Washington District as a District Marshal and as District Membership Director.
The Honoree for the March 29, 2014 Exemplification is SK Fr. Gregory Gresko.
Fr Gresko is a long time advocate for the Knights of Columbus. He currently serves as Washington DC Associate State Chaplain, as well as Chaplain of the Blessed John Paul II Shrine. Fr Gresko is a member and strong supporter of James Cardinal Hickey Assembly.
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