Fourth Degree English Exemplifications

A Message From                                        

John J. O’Toole                                                                          

Master of the Fourth Degree                                                   

District of Florida


Fourth Degree

Florida District – De Soto Province

Exemplification June 1, 2024, Church of the Little Flower, Coral Gables, FL

Fourth Degree Exemplification Instructions


The next live exemplification for the Florida District of the De Soto Province will be on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Church of the Little Flower Comber Hall, 2711 Indian Mound Trail, Coral Gables, F 33134

We are proud to announce that the honoree of this Exemplification will be the Honorable Javier A. Enriquez, Circuit Court Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Court of Florida.


Fourth Degree Exemplification Instructions

The ceremony will start at noon, with the parade of the candidates into the chamber. There will also be a ladies’ tea at noon. The Exemplification opens with registration at 10 a.m. Following registration, candidates go to the antechamber, where they will be given instructions plus the recitation of the Patriotic Rosary.

The formal ceremony will be followed by Vigil Mass at 3 p.m. After Mass, there will be a Social Hour for the Candidates and guests from 4:30-6 p.m., with the banquet at 6 p.m.

The candidate fee is $90, including banquet, and the fee for a Priest is $50. The banquet fee for family, friends and observers is $50. The ladies’ tea will be $20.

Assemblies are required to send in a downloaded copy of the registration form (please do not write on the original); prepare a Fourth Degree Certificate, signed dress code letter; signed Form 4 (complete all four copies for each candidate) and check. Forms are available on the Florida State website.

Please note the dress code for the exemplification. While tuxedos are no longer mandatory, candidates must sign the dress code paper, wear a dark suit (not brown!) and black dress shoes. Sir Knights attending the ceremony as observers should also follow the dress code.

Assembly checks are to be made out to: John J. O’Toole, and sent to  John J. O’Toole, Master, 9686 SW 92 Place Road, Ocala 34481.  

The deadline is Friday, May 24.

Everyone is invited to support our Candidates and Honoree by purchasing an ad in the Exemplification program. The cost of a full-page ad is only $250, and will include your Assembly or Council name, number, current officers, and your message. We also have pre-made pages for your convenience. Half-page ads cost $150. The deadline is Wednesday, May 22.

Thank You and God Bless,

John J. O’Toole

Master, Florida District

(954) 801-4914



Faithful Comptroller’s Check-List

_____ Form 4 (all four copies), including membership number and signatures of Financial Secretary and Faithful Navigator.

_____ Assembly spreadsheet includes candidates ($90 includes banquet); $45 for Priests; spouse and guests ($50 for banquet, $10 for ladies’ tea), $50 for Sir Knights attending banquet.

_____ Assembly check made out to John O’Toole, Master.

_____ Signed dress code letter for each candidate.

_____ Candidate Certificate (to be signed by the Master).

All of the above should be sent to John O’Toole, Master, 9686 SW 92nd Place Rd., Ocala, FL 34481.