When Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882, one of the most important missions of the Order was to support the family. In particular, the Order has served the needs of widows and orphans.
The Knights of Columbus also has a proud history of supporting the families of first-responders. After the tragic…Continue
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Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, as the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, has helped to direct the conference’s response to the First Amendment threat posed by the federal Health and Human…Continue
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CLICK HERE to read the 2012 Columbus Day Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.
CLICK HERE to read the 2012 Voter Registration Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.
The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) is plugged into the digital age through their website, Facebook page, Twitter, and YouTube. You can access lots of great information, resources, and reflections through their website.
The daily Mass readings are available along with…Continue
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The Christ Our Life Regional Conference is a non-profit Catholic Conference that was held on 22-23 September 2012 at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. It is a grassroots effort of faith springing up out of the heart of Iowa and blessed by Bishop Richard E. Pates of the Diocese of Des Moines.
The Iowa Knights of Columbus proudly…Continue
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The following is the Pro-Life Prayer Vigil Report for September 25, 2012 from Saint Pius X Knights of Columbus Council 12432 in Urbandale. It is very inspirational.
We prayed in front of Planned Parenthood the evening…Continue
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I want the whole world to know My infinite mercy.
I want to give…Continue
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Each day between 24 October and 2 November, All Souls Day, Father Gabriel B. O’Donnell, postulator of the cause for Venerable Father McGivney, celebrates Mass for all deceased relatives and friends of Guild members. The All Souls Novena of Masses is celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, birthplace of our Order and final resting place of Venerable Father McGivney.
Write to the Guild to have your special…Continue
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CLICK HERE to read about what various Sioux City Councils are doing in the Siouxland through the Knights of Columbus Coats for Kids program.
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Worthy State Deputy Joe Ramirez was one of a few to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa by rappelling off the 345 ft Financial Center in downtown Des Moines on Wednesday, 19 September 2012.
The Over the Edge for Special…Continue
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It is to you, young people, that the task first falls of bearing witness to the Faith and bringing into the third millennium the Gospel of Christ, who is the Way, the Truth, the Life …
~ Blessed Pope John Paul II ~
All Saints Catholic Church of Des Moines will be hosting a three day YOUTH 2000 Retreat 1-3 March 2013 at Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines. All high school youth, as well as…Continue
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For the sixth consecutive year, the Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 Knights of Columbus in Ankeny is sponsoring a Raffle for Life. This raffle benefits the Gabriel Project, a parish-based, crisis pregnancy program.
In the past 12 months, Gabriel Project volunteers have assisted 57 pregnant women and 36 babies have been born; 20 women are currently being assisted by Gabriel Project volunteers. The Gabriel Project exists totally on the efforts of volunteers. There is no paid staff and…Continue
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The Des Moines Area Fourth Degree Assemblies are hosting a "Football and Fellowship While Supporting our Vets" event at the 6 October 2012 Drake vs. San Diego football game.
CLICK HERE for more information and how to RSVP tickets.
All First, Second, Third, and Fourth Degree…Continue
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In the Catholic tradition, responsible citizenship is a virtue; and participation in political life is a moral obligation. ~ "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship", U.S. Catholic Bishops ~
The four Catholic dioceses of Iowa will be distributing informational fliers on "Faithful Citizenship" in parishes across the state this fall.…Continue
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The Christ Our Life Conference will be a great spiritual and faith forming event taking place in the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines September 22 and 23. Our State Deputy Joe Ramirez has encouraged councils to actively promote and participate in such an important event.
The cost of tickets is $25…Continue
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CLICK HERE for full details on the Fourth Degree Exemplification in Des Moines on 13 October 2012.
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Check out our newly remodeled Youth Programs Page and let us know what you think. Is it easier to browse and find relevant information? Does it reflect our Youth Programs accurately?
We are working a few more details on it such as Coats for Kids, finalizing the Spelling Bee, and adding more pictures of events.
Enjoy and let us know how it works for you.
State Program Director
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