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Spiritual desolation versus depression

https://www.thewitnessonline.org/vocations/spiritual-desolation-versus-depression/

Article by Father Gross, chaplain for Ossian Knights.

Added by Ossian Knights on November 15, 2017 at 9:48am — 1 Comment

District 15 District Deputy November 2017 Discussion Agenda for Council Meetings

---->Comment on the Fraternal Benefits Night: http://iowakofc.org/events/fraternal-benefits-night 

---->Results of the Formation & Knighthood Degree Exemplifications in Monona: …

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Added by District 15 Knights on November 12, 2017 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to Hold Church Drive this coming weekend

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to Hold Church Drive this coming weekend, 28-29 October. Information about Church Drives: http://iowakofc.org/page/church-drive-materials

Brother Knights, please call [five six three two seven seven zero zero four three] to volunteer:

Need at least one Knight to have paper and pencils in pews prior…

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Added by Decorah Knights on November 12, 2017 at 8:44pm — 13 Comments

District 15 Travel Gavel Schedule 2017-2018

The "travel gavel" is presented to a Council in northeast Iowa for best membership showing at meetings with other Councils. Travel Gavel points are added up over the fraternal year, and the northeast Iowa Council with the most points earns the Travel Gavel. Attending Travel Gavel meetings is a way to learn what other Councils are doing, and winning the Travel Gavel is a source of pride for the Council. Attending Travel Gavel meetings is a wonderful…

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Added by District 15 Knights on November 11, 2017 at 6:15pm — 2 Comments

Knight's in Action--Good Job St. Patrick's Knight's in Hampton Council #10768

The Knights of Columbus Council of St. Patrick's Catholic Church recently donated six cases (72) coats to Hampton-Dumont Schools. 
 
This is the second year St. Patrick's Knights of Columbus has worked with the Hampton-Dumont elementary and middle schools to 
distribute coats to students.
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Added by Publicity Director on November 7, 2017 at 7:33pm — No Comments

2017 Iowa Knights of Columbus Retreat

The Iowa Knights of Columbus 2017 Retreat was held this past weekend at the American Martyrs Retreat House in Cedar Falls. And attended by our Worthy State Deputy and other brother Knights. Here are some photos from the event.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 7, 2017 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Nov. 7, 2017

The Iowa Catholic Conference (ICC) Board of Directors met late last month to consider its legislative agenda for the coming year.

Three recipients of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status addressed the board about their personal stories. Subsequently the ICC board approved a resolution in support of immigrants, particularly in support of legislative protection for “Dreamers” to ensure that they are not deported. An updated action alert to send a message to your member…

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Added by Tom Chapman on November 7, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Why be Catholic?

Why be Catholic? See the video series by Father Gross at http://iowakofc.org/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=15oy17lb6eeal

Added by Ossian Knights on November 6, 2017 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Thanks to all the Knight in the Dubuque Area for their help with the Fatima Conference

A special thanks to St. Columbkille and all the area Knight's in Northeast Iowa that helped make the Fatima Conference in Dubuque successful.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 4, 2017 at 12:06pm — 2 Comments

Ceterville Council #2144 and St. Mary's Parish donate to rebuild Karamdes, Iraq

Inspired by attending the Supreme Convention in St. Louis, Administrative Assistant Ed Pancrazio approached his council, Centerville Council #2144, to help with the Supreme Knights mission to rebuild the town of Karamdes in Iraq.

Karamdes has suffered and been devastated by genocide at the hands of ISIS. The Christian population has been reduced by two-thirds, from 1.5 million to 500,000.

The area of Karamdes is in the Nineveh Plain. This is the…

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Added by Ed Pancrazio on November 4, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knights of Columbus Insurance Provides Large Sums for Money for Charity

The Knights of Columbus is both one of the largest life insurers in North America and one of the largest donors to charitable causes. In the past decade, the Knights of Columbus and its…

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Added by District 15 Knights on October 28, 2017 at 8:59am — No Comments

Knights Have a Moral Obligation to Invite Practical Catholic Men into the Order

As Supreme Knight Carl Anderson [has] reminded us, "It is our moral obligation to invite every eligible Catholic man to join the Knights of Columbus” (Page 2 of…

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Added by District 15 Knights on October 28, 2017 at 8:55am — No Comments

Saint Benedict's Parish to begin weekly Eucharistic Adoration

Saint Benedict's parish is beginning weekly Eucharistic adoration from 7 am to 8 pm each Monday starting on Monday 6 November 2017.

The parish is looking for committed adorers who will sign up to spend time, weekly, with the exposed blessed Sacrament. If you are interested, please click here to contact Saint Benedict's parish.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on October 26, 2017 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

The State Soccer Challenge was held October 21st in Grinnell

The State Soccer Challenge was held October 21, in Grinnell.  There were 13 participants, from three regions, across Iowa. Congratulations to our winners:

Boys 9 - Gavin Ryan 1st place, Robbie Hall 2nd place

Boys 10 - Cooper Sponk 1st place

Boys 11 - Kolton Messer 1st place

Boys 12 - Jack Briggs 1st place

Boys 13 - Elijah Leza 1st place

Boys 14 - Julian Alvarado

 

Girls 9 - Summer Stiltner 1st place

Girls 10 - Macy…

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Added by Publicity Director on October 26, 2017 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

District 15 Will Be Hosting Formation (2nd) and Knighthood (3rd) Degree Exemplifications on Sunday 12 November 2017

Since it is critically important for members of the Knights of Columbus to grow in their knowledge of the Faith and of the Order, and since degree ceremonials…

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Added by District 15 Knights on October 21, 2017 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Davis Assembly meeting & honor guard dates fall 2017 - early spring 2018, version 171018

Busy time of the year. Reminder, local people need to step up for honor guards. 
Call a friend that doesn't get this email. print him a copy.
Be sure to note the Memorial Mass and sign up for the Christmas party.…
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Added by Davis Assembly on October 18, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

New Knights

Grinnell Council #4248 welcomes Tony Bergida to the Knights.

Added by Rick Jacoby on October 17, 2017 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 List of Events All Through the Year

Click here for the list of events for January - July 2018.

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Added by Decorah Knights on October 15, 2017 at 7:21pm — 1 Comment

Family of the month of Aug. 2017

Congratulation to Derek Mineart and family for family of the month of Aug.2017 from Council # 700 Waterloo, Iowa.

Derek wife Shannan and kids Ramsey 9 and Kyla 6

Derek.jpg…

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Added by Bruce Sweeney on October 12, 2017 at 10:32pm — No Comments

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