Eight members of St. Patrick Council 10567 became Third Degree Knights of Columbus during an exemplification ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral on Sunday, August 17.
The new Third Degree Knights are Bobby Black, Mark McPherson, Brad Thompson, Jeremy Blanchard, Tim Naish, William Boone, Ryan Scott and Brandon Yow.
Charity, Unity and Fraternity are the First Three Degrees of the Knights of Columbus. Each of the Degrees is designed to exemplify one of the four Principles of the Order: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
Congratulations to these Knights for completing their journey to full Knighthood.
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic lay organization. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people. With more than 1.7 million members in more than 13,000 Councils around the world, the Knights of Columbus annually donates more than $143 million and 68 million hours of service to charitable causes.
For more information on becoming a Knight, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.