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Lord Baltimore Assembly No. 2470

The Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus in Calvert County, Maryland

Fourth Degree Emblem

Instituted on November 11, 1996, Lord Baltimore Assembly is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD. The assembly is named in honor of George Calvert, first Lord Baltimore, a convert to the Catholic Church. Interested in the development of the new world, it was his dream that led to the founding of the colony of Maryland. Lord Baltimore Assembly is a part of the Archdiocese of Washington District of the Knights of Columbus.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at St. Francis DeSales church hall in Benedict, MD, beginning at 7:30 PM.

What is the Fourth Degree?

The Fourth Degree is the highest degree of the Knights of Columbus. First exemplified on February 22, 1900, the Sir Knights promote civic responsibility as well as the importance of patriotic values in our daily lives. Towards this goal, you will find on this site links that will allow you to access local, state and national government, track pending legislation and hopefully aid you in becoming involved in civic matters.

Also on our site, you will find links to the U.S. Flag Code, the Maryland Flag Protocol, and other flag information resources that will be of an educational benefit. And our Special Report area is tracking the current status of the Hatch-Cleland Flag Protection Amendment.

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