Lakes area boys and girls from St. Mary’s Catholic Church were treated to a bowling and pizza recognition event over the Christmas holiday break this year.
Nearly 20 middle school and high school kids…Continue
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The Iowa legislative session began on Monday with the usual ceremonies and opening statements by leaders. Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) was sworn in as Iowa’s first female Speaker of the House. She said that the legislature should pursue policies that increase opportunities, use technology to remove barriers, and make Iowa the best state in the nation to grow a business and raise a family.
Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs), Senate Majority Leader, said the legislature’s focus…Continue
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The Knights of Columbus Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on July 28 inducted officers for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake.…Continue
The results are in and those Tootsie Rolls you might have received at Jennings Tow and Repair, HyVee, Fareway, Wal-Mart or Bomgaars Labor Day Weekend were part of a great cause. The local Knights of Columbus again distributed the sweet treats, with…Continue
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Nearly 1000 people left the Spirit Lake Expo Building November 1 with full stomachs after the St. Mary’s Parish Soup & Pie Supper sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Iowa Great Lakes Council…Continue
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Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus decided at its officer meeting that all funds received at its February omelet breakfast would be dedicated to the Haiti Mission, in coordination with St. Joseph’s Parish in Milford. Omelets will be served with a free will offering from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, February 15 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall on Hill Avenue in Spirit Lake.
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The Dickinson County Commission of Veteran Affairs was desperately looking for help sponsoring veterans for its Honor Flight program. And Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus stepped…Continue
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Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus decided at its annual Christmas party that all funds received at its recent omelet breakfast would be dedicated to the Cherish House to purchase baby cribs for its teen girl…Continue
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Lakes area girls and boys ages 9 to 14 participated in the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship last weekend, and six earned the right to compete at the…Continue
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Since the allowance of the vernacular in the Mass following Vatican II, the idea of people having their own Roman Missal has fallen into relative obscurity. The erroneous thinking that the Roman Missal was simply there to help one follow the Latin has, sadly, resulted in a temporal and eternal disconnect with the liturgical and spiritual heartbeat of the Church. The liturgical year of the Catholic Church is far more than an artificial collection of feasts and seasons. It is a profound and…Continue
Added by Andy Milam on January 12, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
Two new photos, the first is a group photo of our officers and the second is a group photo of the 17 Knights (12 from our council) who completed their 2nd and 3rd degrees at our very first time hosting this exemplification.
We hope to see you at the Midwest March for Life coming up on Saturday, Jan. 16. The event is put on by Iowa Right to Life. Check out the flier here. There will be a Mass with the bishops of Iowa at St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by a rally on the west steps of the state capitol at 11 a.m. and a walk to the Iowa Supreme Court…Continue
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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
For the Grand Knight: I hereby resolve
St. Augustin K of C Council #10558 sent a donation of $1,327.74 to Knights of Columbus Charities, for the Christian Relief Fund.Continue
Much of what is written below comes directly from The Catechism Explained: An Exhaustive Explanation of the Catholic Religion by Father Francis Spirago.
7 Reasons for the Use of Latin in the Mass
1. The Latin language is venerable on account of its origin and its antiquity; indeed, it dates back to the earliest centuries of the Church and to the very masses offered in the obscurity of the Catacombs.
2. There is an element of mystery about Latin.…Continue
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The newsletter below is reprinted with permission.…Continue
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