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Diocese of Des Moines Mass for Life 22 January

Added by Publicity Director on January 15, 2013 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Bucks for Babies Supports InnerVisions HealthCare

For those of you I have not had the pleasure of meeting as of yet my name is Steve Cashman and I respectfully hold the position of Pro-Life Chairman for Saint Francis of Assisi Council 12422 in West Des…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 12, 2013 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Bishop Pates Guest Blogs for USCCB on The Face of Poverty

Bishop Richard Pates of the Diocese of Des Moines guest blogged on 10 January 2013 for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, saying:

Poverty has…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 12, 2013 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Preview of the 2013 session of the Iowa Legislature

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

As we approach the end of the Christmas season this Sunday - the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord - it’s time for our annual look ahead to the next session of the Iowa legislature. The 85th session of the General Assembly will begin this coming Monday, Jan. 14.

Before we get into the details of our preview of the upcoming session, let’s take care of some previous business. The president signed a “fiscal cliff” deal passed at the…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 11, 2013 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Saint Francis of Assisi Council 12422 Donates KofC Soccer Balls to Two Des Moines Area Catholic Schools

Saint Francis of Assisi Council 12422 in West Des Moines recently donated 13 Knights of Columbus soccer balls to each of two Des Moines area Catholic Schools, Saint Joseph's and Holy Family.…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 8, 2013 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Prayer for National Migration Week: 6-12 January 2013

National Migration Week 2013 will be held from 6-12 January with a primary theme of We are Strangers No Longer: Our Journey of Hope Continues. This year’s National Migration Week observance and theme commemorate the 10th anniversary of the historic joint pastoral letter of the United States and Mexico bishops’ conferences, Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope. This…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 7, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

State Deputy's Message: 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade – 22 January 2013

All human life is a gift from our Creator that is sacred, unique, and worthy of protection. Thus, each person, including every person waiting to be born, has a special place and purpose in this world. As Knights of Columbus, we underscore our dedication to heeding this message of conscience by speaking up for the weak and voiceless among us.…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 6, 2013 at 7:09pm — No Comments

State Deputy's Message: Religious Freedom Day – 16 January 2013

Our Nation was founded by people seeking haven from religious persecution, and the religious liberty they found here remains one of this land’s greatest blessings. On Religious Freedom Day, we recognize the importance of the 1786 passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. We also celebrate the first liberties enshrined in our Constitution’s Bill of Rights, which guarantee the free exercise of religion for all…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 6, 2013 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Father Brennan Council 2064 Donates to the Retired Priests Collection

 
Father Brennan Council 2064 presented a donation to Father Siby Punnoose of Our Lady of Good Council.
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Added by Joel A Eccher on January 5, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Iowa Knights of Columbus Foundation and Father Brennan Council 2064 Present Donations to Wingert Family

Two donations of $500 each from the Iowa Knights of Columbus Foundation's Helping Hands Fund and Father Brennan Council 2064 were presented to help Todd and Kayla Wingert. The donations will be used…
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Added by Joel A Eccher on January 5, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Two Central Iowa Culture of Life Events Worth Attending This January

40 YEARS OF CHOICE OR DEATH?

Men of central Iowa are invited to January's Man-Up event, held on Monday, 14 January 2013 at Saint Ambrose Cathedral and Pastoral Center.…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 4, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments

SAVE THE DATE - Iowa KofC 2013 Golf Tournament

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Added by Publicity Director on January 1, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Prayers Requested for Des Moines Diocesan Priest Facing Cancer

The Pastor of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in West Des Moines, Father Bob Hoefler, has suffered from a variety of health problems over the years including been treated for prostate cancer about ten years ago. Unfortunately, Fr. Bob’s cancer has returned and is requiring surgery scheduled for 2 January 2013. For more details, CLICK…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 31, 2012 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Sir Knights Again Support Wreaths Across America at Iowa Veterans Cemetery

Sir Knights of James G. Jordan Assembly 3031 based in West Des Moines once again supported the national Wreaths Across America program benefitting the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 30, 2012 at 11:05pm — No Comments

Iowa Knights Continue to Answer Call to Supply Chalices for Kenyan Parishes

In March 2012, Father George Komo, Parochial Vicar at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in West Des Moines, approached the Iowa Knights of Columbus to expand his Kenyan chalices project started in Council Bluffs in 2010. Iowa Knights continue to respond positively to this effort.

After the December 2012 State Family meeting in Des Moines,…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 30, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Three Hail Mary Drive for Newtown

Dear Fellow Brothers:

Our parish and community were deeply affected by the events at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Newtown, Connecticut is 55% Catholic and our Church, St Rose of Lima, has suffered a heavy toll. We had eight funerals, most of them for children. Many, many people have asked how they can help. One way is with your…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 22, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments

State Deputy's 2012 Christmas Message

Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. The angel of the Lord appeared to them…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 20, 2012 at 5:45pm — 2 Comments

Pope John Paul I Council 10150 in St. Marys Assists Wounded Veteran

On 10 November 2012 a group of Knights from Pope John Paul I Council 10150 in St. Marys spent the day removing trees and brush from the rural…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 20, 2012 at 5:13pm — No Comments

KofC Council 185 in Newtown, CT Seeks Donations

The Knights of Columbus Council 185 will be doing what we can to support the families affected by the recent tragedy in our Sandy Hook Elementary School. We are opening hall to grieving families during this most difficult time and will provide whatever additional assistance is needed. These are extraordinary times for us and we are extremely grateful for your love, prayers and support.…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 17, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

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