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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

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - second legislative deadline, April 6, 2015

The second legislative deadline was Friday. Only bills that have passed a committee in both chambers remain eligible, except for budget- and tax-related legislation. Several bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference died in the “funnel.” Here’s a list, including our position on the bill:

  • HF 573, requiring an ultrasound procedure before an abortion (For). The bill also called for the mother to have an opportunity to view the ultrasound. HF 573 passed the Iowa House last…
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Added by Tom Chapman on April 6, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 participated in enormously successful parish fish fry

A note from Saint Benedict's parish:

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! -  to the St. Benedict Parish Family Members!!!! The St. Benedict's Parish Family Fish Fry was a huge success! All because of YOU!



Give and it shall be given onto you ……..(remember when we asked you to give…)You gave, and gave, and gave….with your whole heart,…

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Added by Decorah Knights on April 2, 2015 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Wild Game Feed, Feb. 7th

The Council Bluffs, Iowa ,Knights of Columbus from Queen of Apostles Council 10805 and Holy Family Council 10722 held a Wild Game Feed, Feb. 7th. The event involved a dinner, silent auction, oral auction, and raffle prizes. This year the dinner consisted of; Hors Devours Boudan Balls, Rocky Mountain Oysters,  Deer Sausage,  Smoked Salmon, and Sea Hock Soup. Main Entrée; Kung Pao Spicy Pheasant, Beaver Stroganoff, Elk Italian Pizza,  Chorizo pizza,  Wild Boar  Kielbasa  Sausage…

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Added by Tom Quigley on April 1, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

Clutch Free Throws Made at Iowa KofC Championship Finals

March 29th had special significance in 2015. First, it was Palm Sunday. Second, it was Knights of Columbus Founder’s Day, celebrating the legacy of Venerable Servant of God Father Michael J. McGivney and the contributions of Knights since 1882. Finally, it was when Iowa held its 2014-2015 finals for the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship.…

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Added by Jason Follett on March 31, 2015 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - March 30, 2015

Friday is the second “funnel” deadline for non-money related bills to be passed by one chamber and approved by a committee in the other chamber. There’s still time to contact your legislator on some key issues.

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Added by Tom Chapman on March 30, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

Please respond to Iowa Catholic Conference ‘Action Alert’ supporting the ‘Ultrasound before Abortion’ Bill

Please respond to Iowa Catholic Conference ‘Action Alert’ supporting the ‘Ultrasound before Abortion’ Bill using the following link, click on middle bill: https://www.votervoice.net/ICC/Campaigns
Please forward to your contacts, thank you!

Added by Dennis Shea on March 26, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

History of the Rosary

I. The origins of the Rosary: from Psalter to Ave Maria



In order to understand how the devotion of the Rosary developed, one must look above all to another, much older form of piety: the recitation of the psalms. Since the very beginnings of Christianity the psalter has enjoyed the primary place as form of prayer, both collective and personal. Composed of 150 psalms, the psalter is divided - probably by Origen (d. 254 A.D.) - into three equal parts of 50 psalms…

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Added by Andy Milam on March 25, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Orderwide Day of Prayer for the Unborn Child

Day of Prayer for the Unborn Child

Wednesday 25 March 2015, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

General information:  http://www.kofc.org/un/en/prolife/day_of_unborn/

Information specific to Iowa:  See Iowa Program Director's report in the March 2015 edition of "…

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Added by Decorah Knights on March 24, 2015 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Knights of Columbus App

Pass the word.  Knightline has announce a new app that gives a great overview of our work in Charity, our Faith based programs and how the Knights of Columbus provides Security to their families.  Just type in "Join Us" and download the app.

Added by Dennis Fredericksen on March 24, 2015 at 7:53pm — 1 Comment

Decorah Knights Council 4208 thanks all who participated in the 2015 Spring Dinner

The Decorah Knights of Columbus Council 4208 thanks all who participated in the annual Spring Dinner fundraiser today in Saint Benedict's parish hall, Sunday 22 March 2015.  Brother Knights prepared, served, and tore down after the meal, and they had plenty of help from family and friends.  Members of Saint Benedict's parish as well as friends from…

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Added by Decorah Knights on March 22, 2015 at 6:13pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, March 22, 2015

Please send a message to your Senator today in support of House File 573. The bill requires that prior to performing an abortion, a physician must certify that the woman has undergone an ultrasound imaging of the baby and that the woman was given the opportunity to view the ultrasound image.

Abortion is a very difficult and personal issue. It is very important that the mother have access to all relevant information…

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Added by Tom Chapman on March 22, 2015 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Inspirational interview of Denison Knights' Grand Knight on the Knight Life radio program

The Knight Life radio program for 4 March 2015 features an inspirational interview of Denison Council Grand Knight Kelly Tornow.

Added by Decorah Knights on March 22, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

2015 Supreme Representative to Iowa Knights of Columbus Convention is Announced

March 12th

Gary Nolan, Vice President for Fraternal Training and Ceremonials has been assigned by Supreme Knight Carl Anderson to be the Supreme Council representative at the 114th Iowa Knights of Columbus Convention in Coralville.…

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Added by State Deputy Iowa KofC on March 19, 2015 at 7:03pm — 2 Comments

THIS COMING SUNDAY: DELICIOUS SPRING DINNER IN DECORAH

Decorah Knights of Columbus Annual Spring Dinner will be held Sunday March 22, 2015 at Saint Benedict's Parish Hall in Decorah. 

The menu is Yankee Beef Pot Roast, hot vegetable, real mashed potatoes, salad, beverages, and dessert.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on March 18, 2015 at 11:45pm — No Comments

The Ave Maria

We normally think of the Lord’s Prayer as the prayer received from God, but the Hail Mary is another such prayer. The difference is that the Lord’s Prayer was received from God: from Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself; whereas the Hail Mary was received indirectly from God: from the Angel Gabriel who brought the annunciation from the Most Holy Trinity, and from St. Elisabeth who blessed the Holy Virgin on the inspiration of the Holy Ghost. The words of the Angel Gabriel began: Hail full of Grace…

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Added by Andy Milam on March 18, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

New Facebook Page for Perry's St. Jude's Council

Please take a moment to check out our new Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/perryiaknights

Suggestions are welcome.

Added by Perry Knights on March 17, 2015 at 9:33pm — 1 Comment

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