October 2012 News Updates (40)

Year of Faith: 11 October 2012 to 24 November 2013

Pope Benedict XVI has called the Year of Faith to strengthen Catholics who go to church, reach out to those who have left but still yearn for God in their lives, offer a response to those who are searching for meaning and help…


Added by Publicity Director on October 14, 2012 at 4:31pm — No Comments

October - Recruiting at Church Drives and For Life

Membership at the Edge

Brothers, as we enter into the month of October, councils will be in full recruiting mode to bring in one new member per month. It all starts by asking a man to join us – remember the Power of One. Councils can and should organize opportunities during the fall to introduce men of their parish to the Knights and what…


Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on October 11, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Working Together: Pro-life signage becomes joint project in Humboldt

Reprint from "The Globe," Catholic newspaper of the Diocese of Sioux City, in Iowa.

HUMBOLDT – New pro-life signs were recently installed on the north and east sides of Humboldt to present motorists a life-affirming message as they enter and leave the city.

The process for getting the signs began with Bruce Reimers after he travelled to Emmetsburg and saw similar signs. In time other pro-life signs were placed in Manson and that led them to contact the Knights of…


Added by Andy Milam on October 10, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knight Life Podcast 10-04-12

This Week On Knight Life:

Hello to Fellow Knights and Friends,

This week we have a program that has a distinctive Latin flavor. It also touches the basic areas in which Knights are working.…

Added by Iowa Knight Life on October 10, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Knight Life Podcast 09-27-12

This Week On Knight Life:

Segment 1 - Christ our Life Speakers:  Bishop Richard Pates and Cardinal Wuerl from…


Added by Iowa Knight Life on October 10, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Knight Life Podcast 09-20-12

This Week on Knight Life:

Segment 1 - Antonio Banuelos takes on a big issue: Immigration- Young undocumented hispanics who were "brought" to the United States. He speaks with Sandra…


Added by Iowa Knight Life on October 10, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Knight Life Podcast 09-13-12

This Week on Knight Life:

Segment 1 - Ken talks with our brother, Doug Kollash in his quest to win the battle with cancer and be a new father.

His wife (eight months pregnant) also…


Added by Iowa Knight Life on October 9, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Knight Life Podcast 09-06-12

This Week on the Knight Life:

Segment 1 - Ken spoke with Joe Henkels (shortened repeat) about his work with JOPPA and helping the homeless in the Des Moines Area.…


Added by Iowa Knight Life on October 9, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Proclaim Liberty - New eBook by Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

This November, we and our fellow citizens will exercise our right to vote. In their document Forming

Consciences for Faithful Citizenship
, the Bishops of the United States have called "Catholics to form their consciences in the light of their Catholic faith…


Added by Publicity Director on October 9, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

Msgr TJ McCann Council #2663, Newton Iowa Receives Columbian Award 2011/2012


Knights of Columbus Council #2663 of Newton, Iowa, is a Columbian Award winner for the 2011-2012 fraternal year.  The award is presented for excellence in the sponsorship of programs that serve the Church, community, families, culture of life and youth development – as well as council members.

The Knights of Columbus international…


Added by Msgr. TJ McCann Council, #2663 on October 8, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

2012 Soccer Challenge Regional Championships

The Regional Championships for the Soccer Challenge 2012 took place

October 6th and October 7th in several locations across the state. 

Check out the Qualifiers to the State Soccer Challenge.  All these qualify to the State Soccer Challenge which will take place October 20th @ 10:00 AM at the …


Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on October 8, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Special One Time Showing of Film about St. Augustine Coming to Des Moines

Restless Heart is the first full-length feature film about St. Augustine (© 2012 Ignatius Press). Des Moines St. Anthony’s Knights of Columbus Council 12482 is sponsoring the movie with all net proceeds going towards St. Anthony Catholic Church's Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Divine Mercy Grotto.

There will be one showing only at…


Added by Publicity Director on October 7, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Respect Life Crosses Appear in Newton

Surely you’ve noticed them! The Knights of Columbus have added white crosses to the landscape of Sacred Heart Church in Newton. These crosses are to remind us to “respect life.”  …


Added by Emigdio Lopez-Sanders on October 4, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

October is Respect Life Month

Delegates to the 130th Annual Supreme Council Meeting in Anaheim, CA passed unanimously the following In support of a Culture of Life resolution:

Whereas, the Knights of Columbus has a deep and historic commitment to oppose any governmental action or policy that promotes abortion, embryonic stem-cell research, human…


Added by Publicity Director on October 4, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Assembly 1573 Continues Their Support of Greater Dubuque Honor Flights

Two Honor Flights for Greater Dubuque veterans of World War II and the Korean War had successful trips on 24 and 25 September 2012.

Honor Flight is a whirlwind tour of the national war memorials in Washington, D.C. Participants fly to the nation’s capital, tour the memorials, and return home all in one day. So far six Honor Flights have…


Added by Publicity Director on October 3, 2012 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Assembly 261 Conducts Flag Retirement Ceremony in West Burlington

The Sir Knights of Mackin Assembly 261 held a flag retirement ceremony at Ss Mary & Patrick Church in West Burlington on 23 September 2012. Respectfully retired were 164 U.S. flags and 11 State of Iowa flags.

A total of twenty-three workers volunteered for this ceremony, including an Assembly 261 Honor Guard and St John’s Boy Scout…


Added by Publicity Director on October 3, 2012 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Council 3420 Mulligan Stew Event Leads to Donations to Many Causes

Saint Joseph Council 3420 in Bode held their annual Mulligan Stew this past summer. Council 3420 recently reported the distribution of $8900 so far from this event with additional donations to be made throughout the fraternal year. Donations made include:

$2500 to Saint Joseph Parish…


Added by Publicity Director on October 3, 2012 at 8:32pm — No Comments

UNI Knights Recognized for Supporting Law Enforcement

When Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882, one of the most important missions of the Order was to support the family. In particular, the Order has served the needs of widows and orphans.

The Knights of Columbus also has a proud history of supporting the families of first-responders. After the tragic…


Added by Publicity Director on October 3, 2012 at 7:57pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Knights of Columbus Hosting Annual Retreat This November

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The National Catholic Register interviews Supreme Chaplain Arhcbishop E. Lori about Presidential Debates, Polls, and the Beatitudes

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, as the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, has helped to direct the conference’s response to the First Amendment threat posed by the federal Health and Human…


Added by Antonio Banuelos on October 3, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

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