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…Continue
Please welcome the 2015- 2016 State Officers of the Iowa Knights of Columbus!
State Deputy- Jon Aldrich, Altoona…Continue
Decorah Knights is providing CHWC $750 to support students.Continue
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The Cedar Rapids 5544 Knights have started a new website. Please visit http://iowakofc.org/profile/CedarRapids5544 to learn more about us!
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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…Continue
The Supreme Court of the greatest Country on earth has deliberated a radical decision declaring marriage between one man and one woman as unconstitutional in our land, therefore allowing so called 'gay marriage' in all States now. This is directly against Catholic teaching of marriage to be between a man and a woman (ref. Catechism of the Catholic Church Article 7, 1601-1666). We need to pray for our Country, our Holy Catholic Church and pray for those who are being misled by the culture of…Continue
The 2015 Running of the Silver Rose will begin Sunday, June 28 as the Rose is presented from the Wisconsin State Council. It will conclude during a send-off ceremony on Sunday, July 19 as it is passed to the Illinois State Council.…Continue
The Knights of Columbus of Lansing are now maintaining an active website.
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Grinnell Knights Council 4248 has started a new website that will keep Council members and all interested parties aware of the many doings of the Council.
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The Iowa Supreme Court has struck down the Board of Medicine’s rule that essentially prohibited telemedicine (“webcam”) abortions. A district court had upheld the rule, but Planned Parenthood appealed to the Iowa Supreme Court. Here’s a statement from the Iowa Catholic bishops on today’s news:
We are disappointed by the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a rule prohibiting abortions by telemedicine.
In 2013 the Iowa Board of Medicine approved a rule that required a…Continue
Pope Francis has released his encyclical letter “Laudato Si” (Praise Be to You). Addressing his letter to all the people living on the planet, the pope asks us to consider what kind of world we want to leave to those who come after us.
The chair of the Iowa Catholic Conference board, Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, said, “‘Praise be to you’ as an encyclical is not a political…Continue
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I am pleased to announce the May State Knight and Family of the Month.
Mike Lachnitt from Council 568 in Burlington is our Knight of the Month. Mike will receive a Monogramed Custom Polo Shirt for being selected Knight of the Month.
Ed Ness and his wife Melinda from Council 4132 in Hawarden are the State Family of the Month. Ed and Melinda will receive a personalized Family Bible. Their names have also been entered in the Supreme Family of the Month. If their name is chosen,…Continue
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Congratulations to Brother Tim Mueller, his wife Barb, and their family.
Shown in the photo below clockwise starting front left: Tim Mueller, Son Greg Mueller, Son-in-law Dave Kirchner, Brian Franzen (Grand Knight 2014-2015). Photo was taken 11 May 2015.…Continue
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The Decorah Knights Council 4208 pancake breakfast collected $1,262 to support seminarian Jim Goerend via the Knights of Columbus RSVP program. Seen in the photo below is Mr. Goerend at the breakfast in…Continue
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