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Fraternal Leader Training- July 23, 7:00 PM

There is still time to participate in the next Fraternal Leader Training and Best Practices Webinar. This webinar is geared toward ALL fraternal leaders. Follow the link below to register and then be at your computer with the sound turned up on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.…


Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 15, 2015 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Iowa KofC Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside Ribbon Cutting July 29th

Added by Jason Follett on July 14, 2015 at 1:46pm — No Comments

New Hampton KofC offers Clergy Appreciation Night

Monday July 13, 2015 New Hampton Knight held their Clergy appreciation night.  Dinner was held in Hynes Hall  at 6:30.  After dinner recognition was giving to our Gifted Clergy by Dan Conlon. Present were  Fr. Marks, Fr. Marv, Sister Vickie, Deacon Vic, seminarian Blake Neville ( who been helping in the Parish), Keren Bonfig, and Jacob Carison.   …


Added by Terrance H Kasuboski [TERRY] on July 14, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

State Chaplain remarks during the July 2015 State Family meeting

On Saturday, July 11, State Chaplain Father William Reynolds gave an address to open the July 2015 State Family meeting of the Iowa State Council, Knights of Columbus. Below are his remarks-

Dear Worthy State Deputy Aldrich, Worthy Supreme Membership…


Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 14, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments

An exciting begining to the 2015/16 year

On July 11-12, fraternal leaders from throughout the state gathered in Des Moines for the Organizational Meeting for the Iowa State Council, also known as the July State Family meeting.

Newly installed Worthy State Deputy Jon Aldrich called the meeting to order and challenged the 100+ Knights to Be Courageous…


Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 12, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Knights of Columbus State Family

State Leaders met in Des Moines, July 11 & 12, 2015.  Our new District Deputy is Chris Determan.  Our council is now in District 40.

Added by Grinnell Knights on July 12, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

State Family Meeting

Greetings from Des Moines!  It's official--I was installed as the new District Deputy of District 31 this afternoon.

Vivat Jesus,


Added by Cedar Rapids 5544 on July 11, 2015 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Final report on 2015 legislative session

The 2015 Iowa legislative session began in January with Democrats in control of the Senate, 26-24, and with Republicans leading the House 57-43. Iowa is one of only seven states with a legislature that’s not controlled by a single party. As you might expect, that means it’s more difficult to pass bills through both chambers.

The usual deadline to end the session is when the per-diem payment for expenses by legislators runs out – this year on May 1. However, the session bogged down on…


Added by Tom Chapman on July 9, 2015 at 10:14am — 1 Comment

Historic 2015 national 54 Day Rosary Novena

Historic 2015 National 54 Day Rosary Novena



Added by Dennis Shea on July 7, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Spirit Lake K of C Donates to Honor Flight Program

The Dickinson County Commission of Veteran Affairs was desperately looking for help sponsoring veterans for its Honor Flight program. And Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus stepped up with the funds to sponsor one of the deserving war veterans.


Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created to honor America’s veterans for their sacrifices by transporting these heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is…


Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 2, 2015 at 8:55am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 was the first Iowa Knights of Columbus Council in 2015 to host the Silver Rose

The Silver Rose was present at a prayer service Monday 29 June 2015 @ 5:15 pm in the St. Benedict's Church building. Council 4208 was the first in Iowa to host the Silver Rose in 2015. At 7 pm, the Silver Rose was present for the second Iowa prayer service, this time in Waukon. Both prayer services were well attended. All…


Added by Decorah Knights on July 1, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments

Congratulations to our new Worthy State Deputy

Today we are pleased to welcome as our new State Deputy of the Iowa Knights of Columbus Jon Aldrich.


Worthy State Deputy Jon and his lovely wife Cindi have been preparing for this transition for some months now, and I am sure that the emotions are raw and real for them on this first day of this remarkable journey.

As we offer our congratulations to Worthy State Deputy Jon and Cindi, let us also offer our support, assistance, prayers, and our own dedication to the…


Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on July 1, 2015 at 10:17am — 1 Comment

Thanks to PSD Michael Gaspers

On this day let us give our profound thanks to the Worthy PSD Michael Gaspers, whose term of service as our Worth State Deputy ended July 1.


At a time of need the Executive Committee of the Knights of Columbus in Iowa turned to Michael Gaspers to step-up and help the Knights of Iowa.


In the same generous and selfless manner in which he served as State Deputy in the previous decade, Michael again offered tremendous service to the Knights of Iowa, their…


Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on July 1, 2015 at 10:08am — 1 Comment

Reflections from the State Chaplain on the two recent Supreme Court decisions (Iowa and US Supreme Court)

In the last several weeks we have received decisions of the Iowa and US Supreme Courts which are troubling and disappointing.

As the State Chaplain I believe that I should offer a few words at this time.

Let us understand the context of these…


Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on July 1, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Introducing the 2015-2016 Iowa KofC Elected Officers

Please welcome the 2015- 2016 State Officers of the Iowa Knights of Columbus!

State Deputy- Jon Aldrich, Altoona…


Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 1, 2015 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Catholic Heart Workcamp (CHWC) Pancake Breakfast, supported by Decorah Knights Council 4208, provided $750

Decorah Knights is providing CHWC $750 to support students.

Flanking CHWC students in the…


Added by Decorah Knights on June 30, 2015 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Cedar Rapids 5544 Knights start new website

The Cedar Rapids 5544 Knights have started a new website. Please visit to learn more about us!

Added by Cedar Rapids 5544 on June 28, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Supreme Council selects Iowa Knights for Family of the Month

The Supreme Council announced the April and May winners for the Supreme Council Family of the Month. I am very happy to report that we had a family from Iowa win in each month.

Congratulations to Walter and Holly Witt Family from Council 2073 in Ossian. They are the winners for the month of April.

And also congratulations to the family of Daniel and Ileta Mihalovich from Council 2144 in Centerville. The Mihalovich Family are winners for the month of May.

Each Family will…


Added by Joseph Pollpeter on June 27, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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