The Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship and Discipline for the Sacraments (the Pope’s chief liturgist) has called on all Catholic priests to start offering Mass ad orientem (facing East), beginning on the first Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016. He made his comments during the keynote opening address of the Sacra Liturgia conference taking place in London from July 5 to 8, 2016.
During his speech to a packed auditorium of around 200 people, Cardinal…Continue
Lately every week seems to bring news of a violent tragedy that has taken place in our country. These events have brought new attention to related public policy issues as well.
Here in Iowa, the Legislative Council approved a one-day study committee to examine the causes and impacts of, and possible remedies for, increased levels of violence. The committee will meet this fall after Election Day and may make recommendations to the legislature. We think the study will contribute to an…Continue
Decorah Knights help man the pork chop booth to raise funds for the Winneshiek County Community of Hope (WCCH), which is one of many projects administered by the Foods Resource Bank (FRB), which actually carries out the projects. The WCCH FRB chapter is a non-profit organization. 100% of FRB donations go to the project(s) of its choice. FRB takes the WCCH donation and turns it into equipment, seed, fertilizer, materials, education. FRB partners with other Christian…Continue
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO WORKED!!
Just over $1200 will be going to St Boniface, and over $1700 to St John's
This is a great money maker for us. Bringing outside money into our council and communities.
Work your shift, then free entry into the show!
Added by St Johns Adel Council 9574 on July 16, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
District 8 has begun the process of developing a team of members who will conduct Formation Degree (2nd degree) exemplifications across the district. All Knights of Columbus members who have received the honors of the Formation Degree may apply to join the discussion by clicking here. Comments from those across Iowa who have successfully started and maintained a Formation…Continue
Added by District 8 Knights on July 14, 2016 at 7:46pm — No Comments
Thom Mahr will be hosting the District 7 District meeting at his home at 6889 Robin Ave. Monday evening July 25 at 6pm sharp. There will be brats, other meats, and beverages served.
I have had the distinct pleasure in the last week to have a sit down and visit with His Excellency, R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City. As part of that visit, there was a gathering of District Deputies from the Sioux City Diocese, who were invited to the Bishop's residence to hear a message and receive an invitation from him directly.
The message is from His Pastoral Letter to the Diocese of Sioux City (and I paraphrase):
We live in a time of…
Added by Andy Milam on July 12, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
Today is the Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot. Saint Benedict's Council 4208 wishes you a happy Saint Ben's day!
Mass readings: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/071116.cfm
Added by Decorah Knights on July 11, 2016 at 11:03am — No Comments
Two Iowa youth were most recently informed of their selection of a scholarship from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus!Continue
Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 8, 2016 at 8:25pm — No Comments
Tonight's regularly scheduled business meeting is cancelled.
Come back to http://iowakofc.org/profile/monona_area_knights later for more information.
Added by Monona_Area_Knights on July 7, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments
My friend Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek, STD, has been a priest of the Diocese of Austin since 1985 and is currently pastor of parishes in Gatesville and Hamilton. His doctorate is in Dogmatics with a special emphasis on ecumenism from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome. Please continue to read his contribution.
At present, Catholics are confronted with cardinals and bishops openly promoting Holy Communion for the remarried, a synodal process that avoided repeating our Lord’s…Continue
Click here to listen to an interview of Isaac Doucette, District Warden for District 30. District 30 is set to achieve the coveted Star District status; Isaac explains how and why and more. Congratulations, District 30, from District 8.
For the entire Iowa Knight Life radio program for 22 June 2016,…Continue
To facilitate and encourage fraternal conversation and to increase the distribution of information (St. Luke 11:33), each and every Council, Assembly, District, and individual member of the Iowa Knights of Columbus should have a Profile Page (website) here on the IowaKofC.org web platform.
If you want to get a Profile Page (website) operating for your Council,…Continue
Natural Family Planning is a morally acceptable and medically responsible way to help married couples plan their families.
This year's slogan is:…Continue
Lynn Wiese, age 65, of Iowa Falls died on Sunday, 26 June 2016. Lynn was a Former State Advocate for the Iowa Knights of Columbus.
CLICK HERE to read more on…Continue
Added by Jason Follett on June 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments
Christians face a spiritual battle each day that we live after Baptism. The Word of God teaches us that our life on earth is a constant struggle against the Evil One (Satan), and it reminds us that we have decided to follow Christ and to be always ready to face the Devil’s blows. To make ourt time here one of authentic conversion, with no concessions given to the demons, these are 10 effective spiritual weapons.
1. Lead an ordered life
First, pay great…Continue
Father Robert Gross, chaplain for Ossian Knights Council 2073, now has his own youtube channel where his weekly homilies and reflections can be found. Be sure to check it out and bookmark it. Click on the link below to view the channel and his videos.