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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, June 23, 2017

The U.S. Senate is working on its version of a health care bill. The House passed its own bill last month.

Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, has highlighted certain positive elements in the Senate bill, but reiterated the need for Senators to remove unacceptable flaws in the legislation that harm those most in need.

Bishop Dewane said, “The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is…

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Added by Tom Chapman on June 23, 2017 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

K OF C DAVIS 4th DEGREE ASSEMBLY (0271) MEETING DATES Summer 2017

> JUNE 25 HONOR GUARD FOR FATHER PAUL PETERS RETIREMENT 10 AM MASS ELKADER, RECEPTION AT JOHNSONS SUPPER CLUB.
> JUNE 27  4th  TUESDAY…
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Added by Davis Assembly on June 22, 2017 at 11:01pm — No Comments

THE FINAL STEP UP

THE FINAL STEP UP

By Leslie M. Opat, Past Faithful Navigator of Davis Assembly 0271

--I am the man who proudly became a Knight.

--I am the man who took the oath and payed his dues.

--I am the man who completed all three degrees of the Knights of…

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Added by Davis Assembly on June 21, 2017 at 5:06pm — 2 Comments

Preventing the Guy Who Never Came Back

Contributed by Larry Hauber - Regional Membership

Remember “I’m the Guy?”

It’s up to us – you and me – to work in our Council Halls and with our brother Knights, especially new Knights to be certain none of them become the Guy who didn’t come back. 

As Council Officers ask yourselves as you close out this fraternal year and plan for a better next:

1)    Have you invited all members of your council to at least one event:…

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Added by Retention Chairman Iowa KofC on June 18, 2017 at 10:43pm — 4 Comments

Proposer Challenge - Fourth Quarter Standings Thru April & May 2017

Fourth Quarter Recruits Thru April and May

Recall the contest rules:

How - to be Eligible: Submit completed, signed form 100 with proposer name

Each Quarter the 5 highest recruiters (minimum of two (2) new members to qualify) will receive cash Prizes in the following denominations:

  1. Most Men Recruited- $300.00
  2. Second Highest Recruited -$200.00
  3. Third Highest Recruited -$150.00
  4. Fourth Highest Recruited -$125.00
  5. Fifth Highest…
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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on June 9, 2017 at 6:12am — No Comments

Honor Guard for Archbishop-emeritus Daniel Kucera's visitation and funeral Mass

Brother Knights-
 
Archbishop-emeritus Daniel Kucera OSB, a 52-year Honorary Life member of the Knights of Columbus, met his eternal reward on Tuesday, May 30. The Iowa Knights of Columbus bows in prayer and gratitude for his life and his…
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Added by Davis Assembly on June 2, 2017 at 12:31am — No Comments

Davis Assembly Honor Guard: Arthur R. Hemesath, 93, of Ossian, Iowa died Friday, May 26, 2017

Arthur R. Hemesath, 93, of Ossian, Iowa died Friday, May 26, 2017 at Ossian Senior Hospice, Ossian, Iowa.
Visitation will…
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Added by Davis Assembly on May 29, 2017 at 1:25am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, May 25, 2017

The Catholic bishops of Iowa have released a statement reviewing the 2017 Iowa legislative session.

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is now serving as governor following the resignation of Gov. Terry Branstad. In her inaugural address, she mentioned tax reform, energy, education and workforce issues as priorities. Branstad has been confirmed as the…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 25, 2017 at 3:53pm — No Comments

New Facebook Website!

Knights of Columbus St John's Adel Council 9574 has created a new Facebook website and will be posting all new content and photos here: https://www.facebook.com/KofC9574/ moving forward. Check it out, "Like" the page to stay up to date with all the latest news and content!

Added by St Johns Adel Council 9574 on May 21, 2017 at 5:15pm — No Comments

"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society."--Saint Francis de Sales

"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society."

Saint Francis de Sales…

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Added by Ossian Knights on May 20, 2017 at 1:01am — No Comments

What counts as a Domestic Church activity for the 2016-17 Columbian Award application

Many of our Councils are busy wrapping up another successful year of service to the parish and community in support of our families. 
As you complete AND submit your Columbian award application, please keep in mind the new requirement to include AT LEAST four programs that connect your council, families, and the church…
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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on May 19, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Four Planned Parenthood centers close in Iowa

Scott Valencia, COO/Director of Advancement for Iowa Right to Life and an active leader for the Iowa Knight of Columbus reported to me today that Planned Parenthood announced today at 2:30pm that they will be closing 4 of their clinics!! Keokuk, Sioux City, Burlington, and Bettendorf.  Bettendorf will remain open for a short time doing tele-med (RU 486) abortions, but the others will be closed by June 30th! …

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Added by Dennis Shea on May 18, 2017 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

K OF C DAVIS 4th DEGREE ASSEMBLY (0271) MEETING DATES as of Wed 17 May 2017

K of C DAVIS 4TH DEGREE ASSEMBLY MEETING…
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Added by Davis Assembly on May 17, 2017 at 9:36am — No Comments

"M" has been appointed District Deputy for District 8 (to be District 15 as of 7/1/2017)

The Iowa Knights of Columbus State Deputy-Elect has appointed Brother M (photo) as District Deputy for District 8 (to be called District 15 after 7/1/2017) to succeed Brother…

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Added by District 15 Knights on May 12, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CHANGE FROM DISTRICT 8 TO 15 ON 1 JULY 2017

ATTENTION



AS OF 1 JULY 2017 DISTRICT 8 WILL BECOME DISTRICT 15 AS PART OF A STATEWIDE RENUMBERING OF DISTRICTS.

There will be no change in the composition of the Councils in the…

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Added by District 15 Knights on May 12, 2017 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Proposer Challenge - Fourth Quarter Standings Thru April 2017

Fourth Quarter Update after 1 month

Recall the contest rules:

How - to be Eligible: Submit completed, signed form 100 with proposer name

Each Quarter the 5 highest recruiters (minimum of two (2) new members to qualify) will receive cash Prizes in the following denominations:

  1. Most Men Recruited- $300.00
  2. Second Highest Recruited -$200.00
  3. Third Highest Recruited -$150.00
  4. Fourth Highest Recruited -$125.00
  5. Fifth…
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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on May 8, 2017 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Proposers Challenge - 2017 Third Quarter Results

Announcing the winners of our third quarter proposer's challenge (Jan-Feb-Mar 2017).

Recall the contest rules:

How - to be Eligible: Submit completed, signed form 100 with proposer name

Each Quarter the 5 highest recruiters (minimum of two (2) new members to qualify) will receive cash Prizes in the following denominations:

  1. Most Men Recruited- $300.00
  2. Second Highest Recruited -$200.00
  3. Third Highest Recruited…
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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on May 8, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

K OF C DAVIS 4th DEGREE ASSEMBLY (0271) MEETING DATES Spring 2017 version 2

APRIL 25th 4th TUESDAY MEETING AT DECORAH 7:30pm
APRIL 30 90th BIRTHDAY/65 YRS PRIESTHOOD WEXFORD 11:00am HG
    Immaculate Conception Parish   1416 Great River Rd Wexford IA   …
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Added by Davis Assembly on April 25, 2017 at 2:29pm — 2 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference - legislative session ends

The Iowa legislative session ended Saturday morning at 7:15 a.m. after pulling an all-nighter. Here are a few updates from the past week:

The Senate passed Senate File 471 and sent it to the governor. The bill prohibits abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization with exceptions to save the life of the mother or for a serious physical health emergency. The bill also contains a three-day waiting period before an abortion. We have been working on this bill since 2011 and it is the…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 24, 2017 at 1:12pm — No Comments

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