The Fourth Degree is the visible arm of the Knights of Columbus.
The Principle of the Fourth Degree is Patriotism.

Perhaps you have seen a Knights of Columbus Honor Guard in your parish, in a parade or at a local sporting event. Those Knights in the tuxedos wearing the colorful capes and swords are Fourth Degree Knights (often mistaken by children of our parishes as "pirates"). What do those colored capes and ostrich plumes mean?
Click the "Colors" button to find out.

COLORS

CONGRATULATIONS! The District of Georgia was the ONLY District in the DeSoto Province to make our membership quota. Thank you! As of 3/1/10 there are 3,602 Fourth Degree members in Georgia, representing 25.1% of statewide Knights of Columbus membership. This is far above the Orderwide average 17.5%. Congratulations to the following Assemblies who made their quota:

172 Atlanta     176 Columbus
2639 Rome     2688 Dunwoody
2844 Buford     3085 Conyers
3164 Cumming

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"Every Catholic man a Knight; Every Knight a Sir Knight."