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Ossian Knights Council 2073 Grand Knight and District 8 Warden John Zweibahmer selected to attend Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

Council 2073 Grand Knight John Zweibahmer was selected by the delegates to the Iowa Knights of Columbus State Convention (Coralville, Iowa, 11 April 2015) to represent the State of Iowa at the summer Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  In addition to acting as Council 2078 Grand Knight, Zweibahmer also serves as the Warden for District 8 (northeast Iowa), and Zweibahmer is also an active member and officer in …

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Added by Ossian Knights on April 18, 2015 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

Council 8269 April Meeting

Council 8269 April Meeting was held on April 16th from &:00 to 9:00 at the Sacred Heart School. The following reports were presented. The 1015 Dues report, a report on sponsoring a local seminarian, and the status of our Columbian Award application. There was a discussion regarding the State Convention that was held last weekend. It was also mentioned that the 2017 Iowa K of C State Convention will be held in Dubuque.

It was decided to have our Roses For Life campaign at the…

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Added by Maquoketa Knights Council 8269 on April 16, 2015 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Culture of Life reflections following a great Convention...

My reflections coming off of the Convention are:
The Catholic Church has outlined 5 intrinsic evils for us to avoid if we are to be a faithful Christian and it outlines the multi-headed dangers we face in our culture:
  1. Abortion
  2. Euthanasia
  3. Embryonic Stem Cell Research
  4. Human Cloning
  5. Same-sex marriage
  • Abortion: Our culture of life is being attacked at every age facet of humanity. Right now we have every State…
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Added by Dennis Shea on April 16, 2015 at 7:41am — 1 Comment

Iowa K of C State Convention

The Iowa Knights of Columbus State convention was held in Coralville Iowa on April 10th, 11th, and 12th. Local members that attended were: Dennis Ihrig (Grand Knight), Bernie Nie (Financial Secretary), Dick Kemp (District Deputy). Dick Kemp was installed as our District 33 Deputy.

Added by Maquoketa Knights Council 8269 on April 16, 2015 at 7:32am — No Comments

Decorah Knights 3rd Annual Bowlathon yielded $130 for Council 4208

http://iowakofc.org/events/3rd-annual-bowl-a-thon

Decorah Knights 3rd Annual Bowlathon yielded $130 for Council 4208

Thanks to everyone who participated. A good time was had by all. Click here for photos.

Added by Decorah Knights on April 13, 2015 at 11:06pm — No Comments

MARCH AGENT OF THE MONTH - STILL AGENCY

Field Agent Lee Iben earns “March 2015 Agent of the Month”



 Williamsburg, IA – The Still Agency, serving nearly 10,000 members of the Knights of Columbus in Central and Southeast Iowa, is proud to announce that Field Agent Lee Iben was Agent of the…

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Added by Pamela Kae Still on April 13, 2015 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Waukon Knights Grand Knight attends State Convention

The Waukon Council Grand Knight attended the Iowa State Knights of Columbus convention on 11 April 2015.

Added by Waukon Knights on April 12, 2015 at 11:19am — 1 Comment

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - April 10, 2015

State legislators have not been able to come to an agreement on public school funding levels. This has drastically slowed work on the state budget. Typically, a target date for the end of the session is when the reimbursement of daily expenses for legislators ends - this year on May 1. It seems unlikely that the legislature will be finished by May 1 this year.

On Wednesday the Iowa House passed SF 448 and sent the bill to the governor. The Iowa Catholic Conference had opposed a…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 10, 2015 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - April 10, 2015

State legislators have not been able to come to an agreement on public school funding levels. This has drastically slowed work on the state budget. Typically, a target date for the end of the session is when the reimbursement of daily expenses for legislators ends - this year on May 1. It seems unlikely that the legislature will be finished by May 1 this year.

On Wednesday the Iowa House passed SF 448 and sent the bill to the governor. The Iowa Catholic Conference had opposed a…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 10, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments

January 2015 Omelet Breakfast

A very successful Omelet Breakfast was held on Sunday January 25th by the Knights of Columbus and S.H.A.F.F. (Sacred Heart Association of Family and…

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Added by Maquoketa Knights Council 8269 on April 8, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Council 8269 Free throw Championship

          Council 8269 invited boys and girls ages 9 to 14 to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition was held on January 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maquoketa High School West (old)…

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Added by Maquoketa Knights Council 8269 on April 8, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to Hold Bowlathon on Sun 12 Apr 2015 from 1 - 3 pm

Bowl-a-thon fundraiser.  Fun for the whole family and friends!

Will be Sunday, April 12, Oneota Lanes, 1-3pm. $60 for four people. Bumpers will be up – so everyone is welcome! Cost covers 2 hours of bowling, one pizza/pitcher of soda per lane and rental shoes. Join us in this fun way to support the work of the Knights of Columbus in our community. Call the …

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Added by Decorah Knights on April 6, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

President's Day Commercial

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Added by State Deputy Iowa KofC on April 6, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

Oldest Active Knight in Iowa to Attend 2015 Convention

For 84 years of faithful service, the Iowa Knights of Columbus will honor Norbert Hammes and his wife of 74 years Marie on Saturday April 11th in Coralville.

Norbert is 102 years old as of March 19th 2015. He has been a Knight since 1931. In fact he is the oldest active Knight living in Iowa. He has been a fourth degree Knight since 1944.

Together with his Father C.P. Hammes and mother Lena, Norbert attended the 1934 Supreme Convention in Detroit Michigan.…

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Added by State Deputy Iowa KofC on April 6, 2015 at 9:32am — 4 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - second legislative deadline, April 6, 2015

The second legislative deadline was Friday. Only bills that have passed a committee in both chambers remain eligible, except for budget- and tax-related legislation. Several bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference died in the “funnel.” Here’s a list, including our position on the bill:

  • HF 573, requiring an ultrasound procedure before an abortion (For). The bill also called for the mother to have an opportunity to view the ultrasound. HF 573 passed the Iowa House last…
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Added by Tom Chapman on April 6, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 participated in enormously successful parish fish fry

A note from Saint Benedict's parish:

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! -  to the St. Benedict Parish Family Members!!!! The St. Benedict's Parish Family Fish Fry was a huge success! All because of YOU!



Give and it shall be given onto you ……..(remember when we asked you to give…)You gave, and gave, and gave….with your whole heart,…

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Added by Decorah Knights on April 2, 2015 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Wild Game Feed, Feb. 7th

The Council Bluffs, Iowa ,Knights of Columbus from Queen of Apostles Council 10805 and Holy Family Council 10722 held a Wild Game Feed, Feb. 7th. The event involved a dinner, silent auction, oral auction, and raffle prizes. This year the dinner consisted of; Hors Devours Boudan Balls, Rocky Mountain Oysters,  Deer Sausage,  Smoked Salmon, and Sea Hock Soup. Main Entrée; Kung Pao Spicy Pheasant, Beaver Stroganoff, Elk Italian Pizza,  Chorizo pizza,  Wild Boar  Kielbasa  Sausage…

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Added by Tom Quigley on April 1, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

Clutch Free Throws Made at Iowa KofC Championship Finals

March 29th had special significance in 2015. First, it was Palm Sunday. Second, it was Knights of Columbus Founder’s Day, celebrating the legacy of Venerable Servant of God Father Michael J. McGivney and the contributions of Knights since 1882. Finally, it was when Iowa held its 2014-2015 finals for the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship.…

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Added by Jason Follett on March 31, 2015 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - March 30, 2015

Friday is the second “funnel” deadline for non-money related bills to be passed by one chamber and approved by a committee in the other chamber. There’s still time to contact your legislator on some key issues.

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Added by Tom Chapman on March 30, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

Please respond to Iowa Catholic Conference ‘Action Alert’ supporting the ‘Ultrasound before Abortion’ Bill

Please respond to Iowa Catholic Conference ‘Action Alert’ supporting the ‘Ultrasound before Abortion’ Bill using the following link, click on middle bill: https://www.votervoice.net/ICC/Campaigns
Please forward to your contacts, thank you!

Added by Dennis Shea on March 26, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

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