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Knights of Columbus of Iowa Retreat November 16-18

American Martyrs Retreat House

 Knights of Columbus of Iowa Retreat

November 16-18, 2018

 A Modern Man’s Journey to His Soul 

At a time when the pillars of society around us are shaking; Catholic men…

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Congratulations One of the 100 Supreme Council Families of the Month

Congratulations to Jeff and Megan Schulte and their sons Will, Cameron and Dawson for not only being nominated as the July 2018 “Family of the Month” for our Council, but for also being chosen at random by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council office from among many entries received.  As one of the 100 monthly “Family of the Month” winners at the Supreme Council office, Jeff and his family were awarded a Holy Family Bible. Grand Knight, Dale Asleson, presented them with the inscribed Holy…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 3, 2018 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Waterloo 4th Degree Exemplification

Brother Knights attached you'll find the sign up form for our upcoming 4th Degree Exemplification to be on Saturday, October 13th at St Edward Catholic School, Waterloo, Iowa. We are honored to be chosen to host this event in our Cedar Valley Community this year. I encourage all Sir Knights and family to attend and participate in this event.  The time for recruiting candidates from the 3rd Degree to the 4th Degree is now.  If you are aware of someone who may…

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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Aug. 24, 2018

BISHOPS RESPOND TO ABUSE SCANDAL

The four Catholic bishops of Iowa are responding to the Holy Father’s call for the Church to join in acts of prayer and fasting in “combating all forms of abuse of power, sexual abuse and the abuse of conscience.” Check out the Iowa Catholic Conference Facebook page for more details.

A recent grant jury report detailed the scope of sexual abuse issues in the Catholic Church in…

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Added by Tom Chapman on August 24, 2018 at 10:59am — No Comments

International Runner-up, Alcohol Abuse Awareness 8-11 age group, Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest

Enclosed are pictures pertaining to an 11-year old student at St. Francis of Assisi School in West Des Moines who received an International Award from the Knights of Columbus (Runner-up, Alcohol Abuse Awareness 8-11 age group, Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest).

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Added by Rick Jacoby on August 20, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Shawn Still announces plans to slow down

In a letter to State Officers and Still Agency Team members Shawn Still announced on Friday that he was stepping down as a General Agent, but returning as a Field Agent. Below is his letter. We wish him and his family the best during this transition. 

Dear State Officers and Team members,



I’m grateful for the Past 11 years to serve the 87 councils and 12,000 members of Central and Southeast Iowa as the…

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Added by Publicity Director on August 17, 2018 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment

Assembly 3265 Installs 2018-2019 Officers

The 2018-2019 Officers of Father Paul F. Hans Assembly 3265 were installed at a ceremony prior to their 13 August 2018 meeting at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny. Performing the installation was Francis Schlueter, FVSM, FDM, PSD, and current State Treasurer for the Iowa Knights of Columbus.…

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Added by Jason Follett on August 16, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Don't Miss John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace

 

Throughout August, John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace will air on public television stations nationwide. This riveting film is both a historical documentary of the Northern Ireland Peace Process and a spiritual reflection on St. John Paul’s words that ultimately brought about peace.

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Added by Rick Jacoby on August 15, 2018 at 3:28pm — No Comments

54 Day Rosary Novena for Freedom & Faith in America

54 Day Rosary Novena for Freedom & Faith in America

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Added by District 15 Knights on August 14, 2018 at 2:06pm — No Comments

The fundamental purposes of the Knights of Columbus

The fundamental purposes of the Knights of Columbus
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Added by District 15 Knights on August 12, 2018 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Larry Hauber, District Deputy for District 15 and Iowa Regional Director, attends supreme convention and meets Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

2018 Supreme Convention, Baltimore, Maryland

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson is on the left. Larry Hauber is on the right:



Larry Hauber is 4th from the left:…

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Added by District 15 Knights on August 10, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Ken Salyer July Agent of the Month for Still Agency

Field Agent Ken Salyer earns “July 2018 Agent of the Month”

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

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Added by Pamela Kae Still on August 8, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Knights Enjoy Chicago Cubs Excursion

For the second year in a row, Brother Knights along with their wives and family members from Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny embarked on a trip to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field to enjoy Chicago Cubs baseball. Joining Council 5038 in 2018 were Brother Knights and Cubs fans from All Saints Council 10282 in Des Moines, Saint Mary-Holy Cross Council 15347 in Elkhart, and Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603 in Ankeny.…

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Added by Jason Follett on August 6, 2018 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

WHAT IS ONLINE MEMBERSHIP?

WHAT IS ONLINE MEMBERSHIP?

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Added by District 15 Knights on August 1, 2018 at 11:35am — No Comments

WHAT IS ONLINE MEMBERSHIP?

WHAT IS ONLINE MEMBERSHIP?

Click here for information and a video.

Added by District 15 Knights on August 1, 2018 at 11:34am — No Comments

Rita A. Votsmier, 90, of Waukon, IA, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon.

Rita A. Votsmier, 90, of Waukon, IA, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28th, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in New Berlin, IL. Friends may call from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon, where there will be a 7:00 PM scripture service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can…
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Added by Waukon Knights on July 26, 2018 at 9:18am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, July 23, 2018

ARE 529 PLANS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Federal and state “529” college savings plans have been expanded to provide a tax benefit to parents paying tuition at K-12 Catholic schools in Iowa. Our partners at Iowa ACE have put together an information sheet you can take to your tax professional to see if the new benefits will help you. Click here for more…

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Added by Tom Chapman on July 23, 2018 at 2:17pm — 1 Comment

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