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June 2017 News Updates (9)

Be Not Afraid!

Be Not Afraid!

 

My Brother Knights!

This past week end I attended two of many final Masses in our Sioux City Diocese. Sadly many parishes were move to oratory status or outright closed. Why? Lack of priests yes, but also lack of lay leadership and involvement – so many Catholics have fallen or moved away.

 

There are plenty of feelings of hurt, loss and anger and companion thoughts of what should I (we) do. As I listened to…

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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on June 28, 2017 at 10:24pm — 4 Comments

Iowa District 15 Knights of Columbus Called on to Pray the Rosary Daily

The time has come for the Knights of Columbus to help stop the collapse of the Church (see Reference below) and to begin Her rebuilding, which will also result in the growth of the Order. Starting on 1 July 2017, the District Deputy for District 15 calls on District 15 Knights to begin praying the Rosary daily--in public and/or…

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Added by District 15 Knights on June 28, 2017 at 8:25am — 4 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, June 27, 2017: updated action alert on health care; victory for religious freedom

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has sent out an updated action alert regarding the Senate health care bill. You can find the alert and take action at https://votervoice.net/USCCB/home.

The USCCB is recommending the following three changes to the bill: 

  • Strip out harmful changes to Medicaid that will wreak havoc on the poor and vulnerable, including the per capita caps;
  • Ensure that any health…
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Added by Tom Chapman on June 27, 2017 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment

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

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