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    Who’s Who at the New K of C Exemplification

    Here is a guide to the roles in the new exemplification ceremony.

    2/1/2020

    Presiding Officer
    Acts as the Master of Ceremonies. The grand knight or highest-ranking officer in attendance fills this role.

    Chaplain
    Leads assembly in opening and closing prayers.

    Warden
    Guides the candidates.

    Financial Secretary
    Registers candidates and obtains their signature on the Constitutional Roll.

    Investing Officer
    Presents rosaries and emblem pins to the candidates. The grand knight or highest-ranking officer in attendance may fill this role and, depending on the number of candidates, multiple officers may assist.

    Field Agent
    Meets and greets candidates and assists the financial secretary.

    Presenters on Charity, Unity and Fraternity
    These three separate roles can be taken by any three council officers selected by the council. Each of them reads or “teaches” one of three lessons on charity, unity and fraternity. In addition, the presenter on charity reads a short discourse on the rosary.

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