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New Facebook Website!

Knights of Columbus St John's Adel Council 9574 has created a new Facebook website and will be posting all new content and photos here: https://www.facebook.com/KofC9574/ moving forward. Check it out, "Like" the page to stay up to date with all the latest news and content!

Added by St Johns Adel Council 9574 on May 21, 2017 at 5:15pm — No Comments

"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society."--Saint Francis de Sales

"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society."

Saint Francis de Sales…

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Added by Ossian Knights on May 20, 2017 at 1:01am — No Comments

What counts as a Domestic Church activity for the 2016-17 Columbian Award application

Many of our Councils are busy wrapping up another successful year of service to the parish and community in support of our families. 
As you complete AND submit your Columbian award application, please keep in mind the new requirement to include AT LEAST four programs that connect your council, families, and the church…
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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on May 19, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Four Planned Parenthood centers close in Iowa

Scott Valencia, COO/Director of Advancement for Iowa Right to Life and an active leader for the Iowa Knight of Columbus reported to me today that Planned Parenthood announced today at 2:30pm that they will be closing 4 of their clinics!! Keokuk, Sioux City, Burlington, and Bettendorf.  Bettendorf will remain open for a short time doing tele-med (RU 486) abortions, but the others will be closed by June 30th! …

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Added by Dennis Shea on May 18, 2017 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

K OF C DAVIS 4th DEGREE ASSEMBLY (0271) MEETING DATES as of Wed 17 May 2017

K of C DAVIS 4TH DEGREE ASSEMBLY MEETING…
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Added by Davis Assembly on May 17, 2017 at 9:36am — No Comments

"M" has been appointed District Deputy for District 8 (to be District 15 as of 7/1/2017)

The Iowa Knights of Columbus State Deputy-Elect has appointed Brother M (photo) as District Deputy for District 8 (to be called District 15 after 7/1/2017) to succeed Brother…

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Added by District 8 Knights on May 12, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CHANGE FROM DISTRICT 8 TO 15 ON 1 JULY 2017

ATTENTION



AS OF 1 JULY 2017 DISTRICT 8 WILL BECOME DISTRICT 15 AS PART OF A STATEWIDE RENUMBERING OF DISTRICTS.

There will be no change in the composition of the Councils in the…

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Added by District 8 Knights on May 12, 2017 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Proposer Challenge - Fourth Quarter Standings Thru April 2017

Fourth Quarter Update after 1 month

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…
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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on May 8, 2017 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Proposers Challenge - 2017 Third Quarter Results

Announcing the winners of our third quarter proposer's challenge (Jan-Feb-Mar 2017).

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…
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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on May 8, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

K OF C DAVIS 4th DEGREE ASSEMBLY (0271) MEETING DATES Spring 2017 version 2

APRIL 25th 4th TUESDAY MEETING AT DECORAH 7:30pm
APRIL 30 90th BIRTHDAY/65 YRS PRIESTHOOD WEXFORD 11:00am HG
    Immaculate Conception Parish   1416 Great River Rd Wexford IA   …
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Added by Davis Assembly on April 25, 2017 at 2:29pm — 2 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference - legislative session ends

The Iowa legislative session ended Saturday morning at 7:15 a.m. after pulling an all-nighter. Here are a few updates from the past week:

The Senate passed Senate File 471 and sent it to the governor. The bill prohibits abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization with exceptions to save the life of the mother or for a serious physical health emergency. The bill also contains a three-day waiting period before an abortion. We have been working on this bill since 2011 and it is the…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 24, 2017 at 1:12pm — No Comments

20 week ban goes to Governors desk

By a vote of 55-41, the ban passed the House April 5. The legislation also enacted a 72-hour waiting period before an abortion could be performed.Pro-life supporters are praising the Iowa House of Representatives on passing legislation that bans almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Now the ban has passed the final hurdle at the Iowa Senate and is on its way to the Governors desk.  This marks the biggest victory to the pro-life movement since Roe v…

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Added by Scott Valencia on April 18, 2017 at 7:09pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, April 16, 2017

Although the state legislature may be moving towards adjournment in the next week or two, there are still several issues where your input can make a difference.

Thanks for your contacts last week with legislators in support of mental health funding reform. House Study Bill 194 passed the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously. If you haven’t sent a message yet, your help would be appreciated in bringing this issue to the attention of legislators. For background information…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 16, 2017 at 8:05pm — No Comments

John Zweibahmer, District Deputy for District 8, Elected to Executive Committee of the Iowa Knights of Columbus

District 8 District Deputy John Zweibahmer was elected to Executive Committee of the Iowa Knights of Columbus at the 2017 State Convention. For information about the Executive Committee, click…

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Added by District 8 Knights on April 14, 2017 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

What Knights Do: Address and Video of the State Chaplain, Rev. William Reynolds, to the 2017 Iowa State Knights of Columbus convention

Inspirational. Informational. A must read/see for ALL Knights of Columbus and ALL people of good will.

Click here for the address.

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Added by Davis Assembly on April 13, 2017 at 11:35pm — 1 Comment

Address of the State Chaplain, Rev. William Reynolds, to the 2017 Iowa State Knights of Columbus convention

Just about ten days ago I was honored to join our worthy state deputy Jon Aldrich, our worthy state warden Paul Lee, and our state worthy membership director Michael Gaspers, in addition to about a dozen other knights, at an event in Des Moines. We joined a consortium of over thirty pro-life and respect life organizations at the rotunda of the Iowa Capitol.

 

In the center of the capitol rotunda was a large baby crib. In it were hundreds of baby shoes, each shoe representing a…

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Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on April 11, 2017 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Pictures and more from the 2017 State Convention

To review a complete recap of the 2017 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Convention, please click on the link below-…

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Added by Paul Lee on April 10, 2017 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, April 10, 2017

First things first – we pray you have a blessed Holy Week!

On to the news …

Senate File 471, the bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization, passed the House with an amendment last week by a vote of 55-41 and returns to the Senate. The bill corrects the deficiencies we saw in the House and adds a 72-hour informed consent period before an abortion takes place. If the Senate agrees, the bill goes to the governor.

There was some confusion on social…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 10, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Calendar of Events

Click here for the calendar of events for Jan - June 2017.

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Added by Decorah Knights on April 8, 2017 at 3:39pm — No Comments

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