Bring your family and friends to join in the Iowa Knights of Columbus for a night of fun with the Iowa Energy, located at the Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines! The Iowa Knights of Columbus state…Continue
Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on February 28, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Our newsletter is extra lengthy this week because of the upcoming first legislative deadline. Bills are required to pass their first committee by Friday to remain eligible, with the exception of bills related to budget or taxes. It will be an extremely busy week at the capitol.
Here’s a list of the bills that have an action alert on our website followed by a short explanation. Please visit our Action Center at…Continue
When the Saints Go Marching In!
ADMISSION DEGREES HONORING GREAT SAINTS OF MARCH
HOLD SPECIAL ADMISSION DEGREES ON THESE FEAST DAYS…Continue
Almost all other work stopped at the state capitol last week as debate focused on a bill to limit collective bargaining rights for public sector union members (HF 291). The bill passed both chambers on Thursday and was signed by the governor on Friday. In light of the legislature’s debate on the issue, the Iowa Catholic Conference again released its statement on “Labor and the Common…Continue
Added by Tom Chapman on February 19, 2017 at 9:17pm — No Comments
In the reading from the first letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians we find this:
Brothers and sisters:
We speak a wisdom to those who are mature,
not a wisdom of this age,
nor of the rulers of this age who are passing away.
Rather, we speak God's wisdom, mysterious, hidden,
which God predetermined before the ages for our glory,
and which none of the rulers of…
I wanted to try and keep everyone up to date on what is going on in the Capitol here in Iowa.
Please contact your legislator regarding House File 265, the successor bill to HSB 67. The bill is a piece of “enforcement-only” immigration legislation. It passed the House Public Safety Committee last week and is eligible for debate on the floor. Additional information about the bill is available here.
A subcommittee meeting…Continue
Dinner with Your Bishop
When –January to June 2017
What – Supporting Iowa’s Bishops & Church Drives
Who – Any &All Iowa Proposers
Why – Building relationships with our Bishop as we grow the Knights
How - to be Eligible: Submit completed,…Continue
Third quarter proposer's challenge update after one month (January 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:
The Iowa Catholic Conference is asking for your help with two new action alerts. Many of you have already sent in a message on one of these issues - if so, thank you!
Added by Tom Chapman on February 6, 2017 at 9:04am — No Comments
We are so very proud of the stand each of our Pro-Life Senators continue to make for LIFE. I am also proud to be able to count on my fellow Knight to help in such Godly works!
This bill has now been moved to the…
Added by Scott Valencia on February 2, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Our Supreme Knight has said it, and we reiterate it: The primary responsibility of District 8 and of the Councils therein is to make available to every practical Catholic man the numerous benefits of membership in the Knights of Columbus.
From the January 2017 Knightline:…Continue
These are the first place winners from the District 8 Free Throw contest.
Regional contest for these kids will be February 19th at North Fayette Valley Middle school in Clermont.
Registration at 12pm, shooting at 1pm. Please notify the kids from your area.
Brinley Jones-Waukon 13 girl
Ella O’Neill-Waukon 12 girl
Katrina Hageman-Ossian 11 girl
Kloe Hemmersbach-Monona 10 girl
Karissa Wenthold-Ossian 9…
Added by District 15 Knights on February 1, 2017 at 8:55am — No Comments