November 2013 News Updates (17)

Teaming Up For Life

Three new Pro-Life billboards can be found on Union county highways thanks to the combined efforts of the Creston Knights of Columbus and Crest Area for Life.

The project started with a conversation between Betty Baker, President of Crest Area for Life and Francis Doyle, Trustee for Council 1228 of Creston.  Three landowners in the area had volunteered to host Pro-Life billboards.  Betty asked Francis if the Knights of Columbus could help.  Crest Area for Life is a Southwest Iowa…

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Added by Steve Heffern on November 27, 2013 at 8:11pm — 1 Comment

District Master's Mid-Year Report December 2013

We had a Fourth Degree Exemplification at Christ the King in Des Moines on October 5th.  There were 44 new Sir Knights who joined the highest and patriotic degree of our order.  Currently, there are scheduled exemplifications in Algona,…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 25, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Provide Input for 2014 Extraordinary Synod on Family

Catholics are invited to participate in a survey on challenges facing families today. Your responses will be used to prepare for the Extraordinary Synod called by Pope Francis to discuss this important issue. The Synod, entitled Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization, will convene in Rome in October 2014.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 21, 2013 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Council 10558 Donates 216 Coats for Kids to Catholic Charities - Diocese of Des Moines

Des Moines' Saint Augustin Council 10558 commenced distribution of Coats for Kids at the Catholic Charities - Diocese of Des Moines Saint Mary's Family Center on Tuesday, 19 November 2014. While fund raising continues, the Council has supplied Saint Mary's with 216…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 20, 2013 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Fifty-Fifth Annual Iowa KofC Bowling Tournament March 2014 in Marshalltown - Register by 1 January

The Fifty-Fifth Annual Iowa Knights of Columbus Bowling Tournament will be held the following weekends:

* 8-9 March 2014…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 18, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Still Agency Field Agent of the Month for October 2013

Williamsburg, IA – The Still Agency, serving nearly 10,000 members of the Knights of Columbus in Central and Southeast Iowa, announces that Michael Anderson is the Field Agentof the Month for October…

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Added by Shawn Still on November 18, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Fourth Degree Social Outing at Stephens Auditorium - RSVP by 15 January

WhatThe Ten Tenors on Broadway

When: Thursday,…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 16, 2013 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Financial Secretary and Faithfull Comptroller Training This December

There will be Financial Secretary and Faithfull Comptroller Member Management/Member Billing Training Session on 7 December 2013 at the Airport Holiday Inn (6111 Fleur Drive | Des Moines) from 9 AM to 12 PM. Member Management/Member Billing system is web based and the only member and billing system supported by the Knights of Columbus Supreme office. Anyone interested in learning about Member Management/Member Billing is…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 14, 2013 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Raise Your Voice by Participating in the 2013 Holiday Caroling Festivities

You are invited to support, promote, and participate in the 2013 Holiday Caroling Festivities established to spread holiday cheer at senior care centers, as part of a nationwide initiative to promote the overall theme of bringing happiness and/or enlightenment to the elderly, care-givers, and participate during the holiday season. This simple act of kindness can make a big difference and add true meaning for all…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Relics of Six Martyr Mexican KofC Priests Receiving Great Turnouts during Tour of Iowa

The Relics of the Six Martyr Mexican Knight of Columbus Priests have been traveling across Iowa since 1 November 2013. Below are highlights and photos of their visits. Please check back regularly during the month for further reports.

Relics spent 1-2 November 2013 in Dubuque.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 11, 2013 at 1:48pm — 7 Comments

ICC Update: Call Congress on 13 Nov 2013 | Webcam Abortions | Farm Bill & Food Stamps | Support Full Disclosure on Abortion Insurance

Wednesday is the national Call-In Day to contact Congress about immigration reform legislation. On the day which honors St. Frances Cabrini, the…

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Added by Tom Chapman on November 11, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Council 5043 Builds Wheelchair Ramp

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Added by Paul Katzfey on November 8, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

District Master's Veterans Day Message 2013

Added by Publicity Director on November 7, 2013 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Third Annual Veterans Remembrance Mass in Des Moines

You are invited to join us for the Third Annual Veterans Remembrance Mass, to honor those men and women that have bravely served in our Armed Forces.



Mass will be at 4:30 PM Saturday, 9 November 2013 at Saint Anthony Parish in Des Moines. Our honored guests will be members of the Emerick-Williams VFW Post #8879 and Belizzi-Macrae…

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Added by SFC Michael J. Sullivan "Sully" on November 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Iowa Great Lakes KofC CPID Nets Thousands for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

SPIRIT LAKE – The results are in and those Tootsie Rolls you might have received at Jennings Tow and Repair, HyVee, Fareway, Wal-Mart or Bomgaars Labor Day Weekend were part of a great cause. Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus again distributed the sweet treats, with goodwill offerings benefiting those with intellectual disabilities.…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on November 4, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Iowa KofC Charitable Foundation Continues to Make a Difference across Iowa - Donate Today

Here are some of the recent workings of the Iowa Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation:

Iowa KofC Charitable Foundation and Father Brennan Council 2064 Present Donations to Goedert Family…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 3, 2013 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Council 5390 Repaints 301 Sisters of Mercy Crosses in Cedar Rapids’ Mount Calvary Cemetery

Joseph C. Carroll Council 5390 in Marion removed old paint and repainted 301 cast steel crosses, each marking the grave of a Sister of Mercy at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids on 14 September 14,…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 2, 2013 at 10:16pm — No Comments

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