The 2018 session of the General Assembly convened last Monday. Much of the week was taken up by reports to the legislature by the executive branch, courts and the Iowa National Guard. The legislature will come back into session Tuesday, Jan. 16 after taking a break for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her first Condition of the State address last week. She mentioned several items of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference. The governor stated her…Continue
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This year seven Knights of…Continue
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The second session of the 87th Iowa General Assembly is set to convene on Monday, when legislative leaders will address the chambers to talk about their plans for the session. Coming up on Tuesday is Gov. Kim Reynolds’ first “Condition of the State” speech to the legislature. The Republicans have control of the Senate 29-20 (with one independent) and the House by a count of 58-41 pending a special election.
It appears that the legislature may find it necessary early in the session…Continue
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Congratulations to Iowa City Council 842 on receiving the 4th place award for International Church Service Program.
Pictured is Grand Knight Darrin Robinson and Worthy State Secretary Paul…Continue
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Author: James Maertens, Council #1961 Stuart
Members of the Iowa Knights of Columbus greatly exemplified their fourth degree duty of patriotism Sunday, December 17th. Members were on…Continue
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2018 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Bowing Tournament
Feb, 24-25; March 3-4; March 10-11; March 17-18, 2018
1301 1st Ave. East, Cascade Iowa 52033 Brother Knight's and GK's,
Cascade's St. Thomas Aquinas Council 930 will be hosting the 59th Annual KC State Bowling Tournament at the Cascade Lanes, 13011st Ave East, Cascade,IA 52033. Team shift will be on Saturday at 11am & 2:30pm. Singles…Continue
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The Knights of Columbus shout out a huge THANK YOU to the citizens of Onawa and the surrounding area for their generous out-pouring of charitable love that made for a successful Christmas Toy Drive!
New, unwrapped toys were donated over a four week period at locations that included Bomgaars, Dollar General, McCloy Chiropractic, Shopko, Stangel Pharmacy, and St. John (Onawa) and St. Bernard (Blencoe) churches.
The donations were presented to Brenda Howland, Director of West…Continue
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As often happens at the end of the year, Congress is addressing some important issues related to human life and dignity.
Many families affected by migration here in the United States need our support and action today. For example, since 2012, nearly 800,000 undocumented young people have passed background checks, paid a fee, and received permission to live and work in America through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Originally they were…Continue
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What an honor to pay our respects to Father Aloysius H. Schmitt. USN, Lieutenant, (junior grade) this morning at Loras College. Such a great mass with items from his last mass the morning of Pearl Harbor where he died.…Continue
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Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain Father Phil Gibbs Speaks at Luther College Chapel, Wed 29 Nov 2017.
Click here for the ~20-minute video.…
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Congratulations to Elmer Pollpeter of Council 568 in Burlington--A winner of the Catholic Citizenship Essay contest for 2016-17.
Anna Marino, of West Burlington, a student at Notre Dame High School in Burlington, was selected as a 11th grade runner-up in the competition and received a $100 check from Supreme. Anna's award makes the second year in a row that Iowa has received recognition from Supreme in the Catholic Citizenship Essay…Continue
We at the Iowa Catholic Conference are very grateful for your participation in our legislative network and willingness to take action on important concerns. We pray you have a Happy Thanksgiving!
USCCB PRESIDENT CALLS FOR PROTECTION OF THE VULNERABLE, ESPECIALLY MIGRANT AND REFUGEE FAMILIES
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offers a Thanksgiving Day message to the nation with special gratitude for the…Continue
Article by Father Gross, chaplain for Ossian Knights.
---->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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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…Continue
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…Continue
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