I distinctly remember 40 years ago today—the day before Thanksgiving—November 26, 1975. My mother had died in June of that year, and I was in what would become my last year of work before leaving teaching to enter the seminary. After leaving school I began to drive to our family home in Oxford. There was a terrible snowstorm, and roads and snow removal were not what we know them to be today.…Continue
This was not the homily from last weekend, but is a reflection after the weekend, incorporating part of the weekend homily. —Father Bill Reynolds, State Chaplain, Iowa Knights of Columbus
Both our passages from Daniel and from Mark’s gospel this week are examples of apocalyptic images. Sometimes in the scriptures it seems like the author was writing while in the midst of a bad experience on illegal drugs.
Often cosmic images are employed, as indeed the…Continue
Today we are pleased to welcome as our new State Deputy of the Iowa Knights of Columbus Jon Aldrich.
Worthy State Deputy Jon and his lovely wife Cindi have been preparing for this transition for some months now, and I am sure that the emotions are raw and real for them on this first day of this remarkable journey.
As we offer our congratulations to Worthy State Deputy Jon and Cindi, let us also offer our support, assistance, prayers, and our own dedication to the…