The Emblem of the Fourth Degree

Knights of Columbus

The Triad Emblem of the Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus features:

The Dove, the classic symbol of the Holy Spirit and Peace, is shown hovering over the orb of the earth or Globe.  Both are mounted on a variation of the Crusader's cross, that which was found on the tunics and capes of the Crusading Knights who battled to regain the Holy Land.

Our Honored Order cherishes as its patron Christopher Columbus. Christopher...Christ Bearer    Columbus...Dove of Peace, symbolizing the Paraclete

Spiritually, the sacred symbols on the emblem typify the Union of the Three Divine Persons in one Godhead...the most blessed Trinity.

The colors of the symbols are:

Red, White, and Blue are the colors of the flag of the country in which our Order originated; and are used to stress the basic principle of the Fourth Degree:


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