New York State Capital District Conference Knights of Columbus
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Hudson Council Ultra Sound Initiative

Hudson Council 316 has initiated a program to purchase an Ultra Sound machine and are asking other councils in the Capital Conference to assist in the purchase by sending a donation to Council 316. Please make the check out to Hudson Council 316 Knights of Columbus and place the words Ultra Sound Machine in the notes line on the check. Mail to the following address.

Knights of Columbus Council 316

PO Box 145

Hudson, NY 12534


Capital Conference Financial Secretary

and Council Officer  Training Officer

To all Financial Secretaries and Council Officers in the Capital Conference, If you have any questions on what to do to fulfill the requirements of your position in your council, Please contact The Capital Conference Training Officer, Don Geoffroy at SK Geoffroy is willing and available to conduct individualized training for any council officers.

Exemplification Schedule

The Knights of Columbus is pleased to announce the new Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. To better understand the ceremony, please view the following link where the Supreme Knight presents the reasons for the change and the process that developed it.  The link includes a video of the ceremony.  

More information will be coming to you via your District Deputy.




Please take advantage of this opportunity to bring any candidates you might have into the Order or advance an existing brother to full Knighthood.
Below is the procedure to register candidates and observers for the New York State Conference Virtual Charity, Unity and Fraternity Degree.
Thursday 10/28/2021
Charity Unity Fraternity Degree
Zoom Meeting
8:00 PM Start
7:40 PM Waiting Room Opens
Registration Close 12:00 Noon 
Contact: Carl Schneider
A council representative must email a list of attendees, candidates and observers, by noon the day of the degree, 10/28/2021.
The attendance list provided by a council is an attestation that all candidates have been vetted and approved.
After the attendance list is received, a Zoom invitation will be sent to the GK or council representative for distribution to candidates and observers. Late additions to a registration will be accepted until 7:00 PM the day of the Degree.
Each council will be responsible to provide their candidates pins, rosaries and twine.
Only registered individuals will be admitted to the Degree.
Thank you for all that you do for your Conference, the Church and the Order!
Carl Schneider PGK, FDD, FCOB, PCC


Latham Council 3394

328 Troy Schenectady Rd. (Rte. 2) Latham, NY 12110

New Degree of Charity, Unity & Fraternity

November 8, 2021

Contact Hank LaRose at 518-783-1706 or by email at no later than 1 November with candidate information.

All candidates are requested to be at the council hall by 6:30 PM

Sponsoring council FS's are requested to send rosaries, pins, and tentative membership cards with candidates.



South Glens Falls Council 11160

St. Michael the Archangle

80 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls, NY 12803



4th Degree Exemplification


Upcoming 4th Degree Exemplification 30 October 2021 in Cicero, NY This exemplification is planned to be in person. This is the first in person Exemplification of the 4th Degree in the 3rd New York District in over two years. For more information contact Ed Szczesniak at

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