I joined the Knights in 1985 at Iowa Falls Council 5835 and took my 2nd and 3rd shortly thereafter at Eagle Grove. While there I served as the council "advocate".
In 1987 I transferred to Council No 2074 in Denison and served as Grand Knight from 1989 - 1992. I was Awarded the Sioux City Diocese Grand Knight of the Year.
I served as District Deputy from 1991-1995 and earned the distinction of Top 10 District Deputy.
I become a 4th degree Knight at the 1992 Mason City convention and am currently a member of Garrigan Assembly in Sioux City.
I transferred to Council No 2839 Holy Rosary in 1995 and served as Treasurer for a number of years and as Grand Knight from 2010-2012
I served as State Church Director from 1994-2002.
I was elected to the office of State Warden and served 2002-2004 followed by State Secretary 2004-2006 and State Deputy 2006-2008.
I served as the State New Council Development Director and assisted with getting 5 councils started, most notably 2 additional college councils.
In 2010 I was asked to pioneer the Iowa Knight Life www.iowaknightlife.org our "Voice of the Iowa Knights" podcast and radio program.
I served as the State Membership Director 2012-2014 and help PSD Joe Ramirez to Circle of Honor one year.
I am currently serving as State Deputy completing the term vacated by Dan Werner.
~ State Deputy's 2014 Fourth of July Message! ~
As you all know, our principles are charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. Independence Day is a good day to reflect about patriotism.
As you celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends, remember to pause for a moment to think about our freedoms and how much we owe those who came before us and shaped our country into what it is today. We should especially keep in mind…Continue
Many of you are familiar with the book “Knights to Christ”. It has been available on e-book for a couple of years. The Colorado council is offering FREE download of the book onto your Android/iPhone smart phone from Amazon. Go to the following link and follow through. It will never (of course) ask for any credit card info – it’s FREE
Here’s the catch: only to this Sunday March 23rd – pass the word and act quickly!!!!…Continue
Don Steil former District Deputy reports:
Dickie Smith passed away on Monday Feb. 17/2014. Her Funeral Service will be on Sat. Feb. 22/2014. At Sacred Heart Church. Visitation will be on Friday, Feb. 21/2014 from 4-7:00 PM at Goettsch Funeral Home, 514 West First St., Monticello, IA.
You can find the obituary online at; Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, IA, …Continue
From Columbia Magazine:
Assisted by the Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative, Women’s Care Center helps women to choose life
by Alexandra M. Wright
In 1984, a college student approached her favorite professor at the University of Notre Dame with a concern greater than the grade on her latest exam. She had received the results of a different kind of test, and she feared what a baby…Continue