DSC 6558AWD District Master John Winfrey, Maryland District Master Thomas Gruel, and Former AWD District Master Joseph Murtha welcome sixteen new Sir Knights into the Fourth Degree
Sixteen Sir Knights joined the Fourth Degree at the 2015 Priests' Exemplification held at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC

"I am humbled and excited that we are able to welcome our Priests, and Brothers surrounded by the history here in the St. John Paul II Shrine," said District Master John Winfrey.  "The presence and work of so many Sir Knights are a testament to our Order's strength and years of service to our Priests, Bishops, and to Holy Mother Church."  "I offer a hearty welcome to our new Sir Knights," he added.

DSC 6555KofC Dinitaries at the 2015 AWD Priests' Exemplification: (L to R) MD State Advocate Vincent Grauso, MD State Secretary Stephen Cohen, DC State Secretary Timothy Saccoccia, MD District Master Thomas Greul, Calvert Province Secretary Joseph Murtha, Calvert Province Marshal Francis "Fritz" Leach