Color Corps

Color Corps Commander:  Sir Knight Joseph A. Abdallah, CCC (

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Official Dress
The official dress of the Fourth Degree is black tuxedo, white pleated formal shirt, black tie and cummerbund, black shoes and socks, black studs and cuff links, white suspenders and white gloves. The social baldric identifies you as a fellow Sir Knight and must be worn at all social functions. Officers should wear their jewel of office. The service baldric is used whenever the sword is carried. A “simple” American Flag lapel pin should be worn while in uniform.

All Fourth Degree members are encouraged to obtain the full regalia which includes the white plumed chapeaux, red lined cape, service baldric and sword. You will then be ready whenever you are called upon to participate.

Honor Guards

One of the most important functions of the Fourth Degree is providing Guards of Honor at Mass, wakes, funerals, dedications and many other civic or patriotic functions. In full Regalia, with colorful capes and plumed chapeaux, the Knights of Columbus are always recognized in any public appearance. These Sir Knights add dignity and a pride of church and country to any event. By these public demonstrations, their loyalties bring credit to themselves and to the Knights of Columbus. The colors of the Fourth Degree are:

Dark Blue – Supreme Master / Former Supreme Master

Powder Blue – Vice Supreme Master / Former Vice Supreme Master

Gold – Master / Former Master

White – Faithful Navigator / Former Faithful Navigator

Green – District Marshal / Former District Marshal

Purple – Honor Guard Commander /Former Honor Guard Commander

Red – Honor Guard