Fraternal Leader Advisory
Breaking News | Reminders | Resources | Recommendations
Volume 8 | July 23, 2020
Important Links
Fraternal Operations
Webinar: Getting Off to a Fast Start
Thurs., July 23 | 8:00PM EDT
To kick off the new fraternal year, we have developed a webinar specifically targeted to district and council leaders to share best practices to help you get out of the gate fast.
Virtual Ceremonies for Installation of State Officers, District Deputies, Council Officers, and Assembly Officers
These ceremonies are authorized for immediate use where traditional physical ceremonies cannot be performed. Download the council and assembly ceremonies by clicking on the yellow buttons.
Fraternal Activities During Pandemic Conditions
The Order’s policy for fraternal activity during current pandemic conditions has been updated in the Officers’ Desk Reference on Officers Online under “Council and Assembly Issues”.
Officers Online Access
The grand knight, financial secretary, and advocate have access to Officers Online . If you have misplaced your Invitation Code, you can call the Customer Service Department (800) 380-9995, option 2 for assistance.
Membership Growth & Experience
For a 2-week period commencing Wed., July 22 and continuing through 11:59 p.m. ET on August 5, new members are being offered FREE ONLINE MEMBERSHIP for their first year. Prospects simply need to visit and enter the code  MCGIVNEY2020  to take advantage of this special offer.

You can also encourage them to attend the online Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity, which is now available ON-DEMAND. Send these invitations to your English , Spanish , and French prospects today.

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 Incentives*
Be sure to stay up to date on all membership growth incentives throughout the year by visiting . This is also available in French and Spanish .
*Only available to insurance jurisdictions.
Membership Engagement
If your council has not adopted the Leave No Neighbor Behind program yet, make this a priority in the new fraternal year. Support your brother knights, Church, and community.
Evangelization and Faith Formation
Silver Rose Virtual Prayer Service
On July 29 at 8:00 PM EDT , we invite you to participate in a Virtual Silver Rose Prayer Service , including recitation of the Glorious Mysteries. The recording will also be available for use after the stream is presented. To learn more about the Silver Rose program, visit
Use Into the Breach as a Cornerstone
Every Faith in Action program is an opportunity to put your faith into action and step into the breach. Visit the newly Overview and Highlights page for more information on Into the Breach and the Highlighted Programs of the week.
Building the Domestic Church Kiosk
Knights address the breach in family, faith, and formation by bringing the Building the Domestic Church Kiosk to their parishes. 
Family of the Month
Through the Family of the Month program, recognize exemplary families who have stepped into the breach together and model faith and charity.
District Deputy Report
Schedule your district organizational meeting as soon as possible after your jurisdiction organizational meeting. A proposed meeting agenda and notes can be found here .
Grand Knight Report
Schedule meetings with your pastor, district deputy and field agent to discuss the new fraternal year.

Review the new requirements for Star Council and meet with your officers and directors to plan a strategy for earning this award.
Financial Secretary Report
The most efficient and effective method to manage and submit council forms is Officers Online . Using this simple tool ensures your forms are processed in a timely manner and your council status is always current.
The survey of the month for July 2020 is about council award criteria. Your feedback is important to us.
Thank you for your service to the Order. If you have any questions or suggestions during your term, please email
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