A few past Newsletters for Marian Council 4144 can be found at http://iowakofc.org/page/council-newsletters or by clicking on the links below:
October 2012 Edition of Marian Council…Continue
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The following is a homily given by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in 2011. It is a poignant message that applies to us today as much as it did the first time he gave it.
Dearest Brothers and Sisters!
Six years ago, the first apostolic journey in Italy of my pontificate led me to Bari, for the 24th National Eucharistic Congress. Today I came to solemnly conclude the 25th, here in Ancona. I thank the Lord for these intense…Continue
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The Iowa Knights of Columbus State Council participated in the closing activities for the Des Moines Diocesan Year of Marriage and Family. The Mass and other activities were held at St. Boniface Church in Waukee. The Adel-Waukee Council assisted with the lunch…Continue
Youth from across Iowa competed in the 2015-2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge in Pella on October 17, 2015.
The Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge is a competition designed for players to demonstrate the most basic soccer skill - the penalty kick. Open to all boys and girls ages 9-14, each player at the state competition is…Continue
On 20 October 2015, Easter Seals Iowa, at their annual celebration, awarded Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny with the 2015 Mark Melton Volunteer of the Year Award for spearheading the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside.
The area at Camp Sunnyside renovated into the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza was…Continue
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Peace my beloved children, peace be with you all!
I, your Immaculate Mother, love you immensely and come from heaven to tell you that the Lord invites you to conversion and holiness through me.
Without prayer you will not be able to walk in this world that is increasingly letting itself be enveloped in the darkness of Satan, because it does not pray.
Be strong in faith and faithful to God. Do not doubt, but be…
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Additional speakers have been announced for the interfaith Vote to End Hunger Rally to be held Nov. 8 at Grand View University in Des Moines.
Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, will serve as the emcee for the event. Cory Berkenes, executive director of the Iowa Food Bank Association, will speak about what hunger looks like in Iowa. Jos Linn, Grassroots Manager, U.S. Poverty Campaigns, RESULTS, will lead an interactive session educating participants on…Continue
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The following was written by Ralph McInerny, PhD (author of the Fr. Dowling Mysteries) not long before his death:
Doctors and lawyers require appointments; celebrities flee the fame they once pursued and turn away importunate visitors; the wise and the mighty are distant from us. How odd that God is always available.
He is everywhere, of course. There would be no anywhere without him. The Trinity dwells within the graced person, and the faithful can say with Paul, I live…Continue
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As of 19 October 2015, this has been extended to 31 December 2015. Click here for details.
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Brother Knights and families,
With all the recent controversial planned parenthood videos exposing the ugliness of such an industry of abortion, we should all be a part of a 40 Days for Life program somewhere. Go to: 40 Days for Life locations to find a City in Iowa near you to help with a little bit of time and prayer with fellow Pro-Lifers.
The locations in Iowa should show up as:…Continue
Below is an article that appeared in Homiletic and Pastoral Review, November 1999 by author, Ian Rutherford. Ian Rutherford graduated from the University of Dallas with a B.A. degree in Political Philosophy. He served on the University of Dallas liturgical committee and is currently the webmaster of The Catholic Liturgical Library. While it is a bit older, it speaks to what the future would bring and is being promoted today. And the fruits borne out since are spoken about in this article.…Continue
The Supreme Council has recognized the family of Joel and Cheryl Wood, members of Council 930 in Cascade as one of the August 2015 Families of the Month!
Each of the 100 randomly selected families receives a framed print of the Holy Family as well as a signed congratulatory letter from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.…Continue
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Information about the webinar: http://iowakofc.org/events/programming-council-success-fraternal-training-session
This webcast is now on-demand, should you like to view it again.
Use the link below to enter the webcast at any…Continue
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The following is an article written in 2012 by Steven Schloeder, PhD, AIA. His view is not only very thought provoking, but interesting to read.
Steven J. Schloeder, PhD, AIA is the founder of Liturgical Environs PC, an architectural firm specializing in Catholic church projects across the United States. He is the author of Architecture in Communion (San Francisco: Ignatius Press 1998), and many articles in scholarly and popular journals. He can be contacted at…Continue
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Worthy State Deputy Jon Aldrich is proud to present the official logo for the 2016 State Convention! This logo will be featured on many of the printed materials, our website and other social media platforms, and onsite during the three-day…Continue
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