Fraternal Leader Advisory
Breaking News | Reminders | Resources | Recommendations
Volume 6 | June 29, 2020
Important Links
Fraternal Operations
Fraternal Year-End Deadlines
The below forms / actions are required by June 30:
Stay Connected!
As the 2019-2020 fraternal year comes to a close, please ensure that we have the most up to date contact information for you. If you would like to continue to receive the FLA in the 2020-2021 fraternal year, please subscribe by clicking the button on the right.
Installation of Council Officers
  • Councils should continue with officer installation ceremonies during this time of recommended social distancing.
  • Online platforms currently used for council meetings are recommended for holding virtual installation ceremonies.
  • The ceremony is frequently altered to meet the needs of council settings and events. The district deputy will want to review the script beforehand and make any necessary modifications.
WEBINAR: Fraternal Operations: Recent Changes, New Tools, and Quick Tips
June 25, 2020 | 8:00 PM EDT
We launched NEW Star Council requirements for the upcoming fraternal year and we discussed training resources, virtual officer installation and leadership communications. Sign up now to watch on-demand.
Fraternal Training
An extensive collection of fraternal leader training resources is now available at . They will be updated regularly, and no login is required.
Membership Growth & Experience
Membership Growth
The online Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity is now available ON-DEMAND . Welcome new members to your council at their convenience 24/7. Send the invitation to prospects today. Councils will receive credit for the 2019-2020 fraternal year if they submit new member information to the Membership Records Department by 12:00 PM EDT on June 30.

Scheduled Online Exemplifications will continue during the month of July. 




NOTE: Councils must file a form 100 for all candidates who complete an online exemplification. For clarification on the difference between the Online Ceremony and Online Membership (Online Join), click here.
Membership Experience
We recently redesigned the For Members section of . Our goal is easy navigation and useful content. Your feedback is invaluable. Please visit the For Members section and fill out the short survey in the bottom corner of the page.
Evangelization and Faith Formation
Miracle attributed to the intercession of Fr. McGivney involved an unborn child, showing how close he is to our pro-life work. Watch this video about the miracle .

Join the McGivney Guild to offer intentions for life at weekly Masses.
District Deputy Report
Grand Knight Report
  • Ensure that your Columbian Award application and all form 100s are submitted by June 30.
  • Schedule a transition meeting with outgoing and incoming officers and directors.
  • Schedule meetings with your pastor, District Deputy and field agent to discuss the new fraternal year
Financial Secretary Report
Thank you for your service to the Order. If you have any questions or suggestions during your term, please email
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