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Schlueter Has Successful Surgery

Theresa Schlueter, wife of PSD, FDM, FVSM, and current State Treasurer Francis Schlueter, had successful hip replacement surgery 22 April 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Well wishes can be sent via Theresa’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/theresa.schlueter.9) or via mail (452 NW 70th Pl | Ankeny, IA 50023-9536).

Added by Jason Follett on April 23, 2015 at 11:52am — 3 Comments

47th International KofC Camporee: IOWA…Join the Scene in 2015

The 47th International Knights of Columbus Camporee

IOWA…Join the Scene in 2015

Walnut Acres Campgrounds | Monticello, Iowa…

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Added by Jason Follett on April 20, 2015 at 4:26pm — 3 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, April 20, 2015

KEEPING AN EYE ON BUDGET BILLS

It looks like the Democrats, who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate, will begin work on budget bills this week. Their proposal would allow for spending from the state’s general fund of about $7.3 billion, the same number as the governor’s budget. The Republican leaders in the House want the state budget to spend no more than about $7.2 billion.

Among the items we are monitoring in the state budget are programs that affect people with low-incomes…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 19, 2015 at 10:17pm — No Comments

"...the best way to influence children, teenagers and emerging adults is through their parents."

“(Our research shows) the best way to influence children, teenagers and emerging adults is through their parents; to educate them; to turn them into agents of evangelization,” said Smith. “If parents aren’t involved and on board, it’s just really hard to get through to children.”--Dr. Christian Smith, sociologist at Notre Dame University.

For the rest of this article from …

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Added by Decorah Knights on April 19, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments

MARCH KNIGHT AND FAMILY OF THE MONTH

From: Joseph Pollpeter

           State Family Director

           March Knight and Family of the Month 

 

Congratulations to Ben Schafer from Council #14987,  (UNI), for being chosen the Iowa Knight of the Month for March. Ben has…

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Added by Joseph Pollpeter on April 18, 2015 at 2:10pm — 4 Comments

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

http://youtu.be/kwqHRkyBlQ4

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

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