KULPMONT — Monsignor Joseph J.C. Petrovits, of the Knights of Columbus Council 4281, Kulpmont, will host an Exemplification of the Third Principal of the Order at Holy Angels Parish Complex March 14 in Kulpmont.
Candidates from Northumberland and surrounding counties, including Knights of Columbus District 54, will be present to realize advancement to third-degree status. Observers and dignitaries may also be present to witness the ceremony.
District 54 encompasses clubs from the Kulpmont, Mount Carmel, Shamokin, Ashland and Elysburg areas. The degree team will be composed mostly of members from the Northeast Third Degree Team.
After the ceremony, attendees will gather at Holy Angels Activities Center for a reception catered by meal committee chairmen Paul Niglio and Edward Avellino.
Initial membership requirements for the Knight of Columbus are that a candidate be a practical Catholic male at least 18 years of age.