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Laake Raising Funds to Benefit Special Olympics Iowa - Donate Today

Immediate Past State Deputy Michael Laake plans to “Go Over the Edge” of the Principal building in downtown Des Moines on 18 September 2013 to benefit Special Olympics Iowa. As a board member of Special Olympics Iowa, he has a fundraising…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 22, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Last Minute Action Alerts, Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, May 19, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

This week might be your last chance to contact your Iowa legislator on some key issues. Here are the action alerts we have at www.capwiz.com/iowanasccd:

  • Protect the poor and vulnerable, by encouraging further restrictions on government funding of abortions and an increase in the state Earned Income Tax Credit;
  • Improve access to health insurance for low-income…
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Added by Tom Chapman on May 19, 2013 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Algona Council Assists Retired Priest

When retired priest Father Cecil Friedmann needed some help with a tree on his property, Algona Council 952 launched a Helping Hands activity on 11 May 2013. With many hands and the proper equipment, the…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 17, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Bishop’s Catholic Charities Golf Classic

26 August 2013 | Echo Valley Country Club - Norwalk | 11:30 AM Lunch | 1 PM Shotgun Start

Businesses, parish groups and individuals are all welcome to reserve a tee time for this fast-paced, fun-spirited tournament that raises funds for Catholic Charities programs and services.…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 17, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

State Deputy’s Message: Memorial Day - 27 May 2013

Since the first shots fired at Lexington and Concord, numerous Americans have placed our Nation’s safety before their own. These brave patriots have defended our Nation’s security and protected our founding principles of democracy and equal justice under law while serving with honor and distinction.

On Memorial Day, let us proudly honor and…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 15, 2013 at 8:53pm — No Comments

State Deputy’s Message: Armed Forces Day - 18 May 2013

On Armed Forces Day, 1961, President John F. Kennedy, a fellow Sir Knight, connected civic engagement and our Nation’s security. He stated: the strength of our armed forces rests not alone upon their active and reserve members, our industrial productivity, and our human resources, but also upon the understanding and support of an informed American people.…

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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - May 12, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

While the Iowa…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Mom’s the Word -- Knights UltraSound

From Columbia Magazine:

Assisted by the Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative, Women’s Care Center helps women to choose life 

by Alexandra M. Wright

In 1984, a college student approached her favorite professor at the University of Notre Dame with a concern greater than the grade on her latest exam. She had received the results of a different kind of test, and she feared what a baby…

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Added by Michael P. Gaspers on May 11, 2013 at 1:17pm — No Comments

State Deputy's Message: Mother’s Day - 12 May 2013

Mothers are the bedrock of the family - vital to their children’s growth and happiness and to the success of our country. Children’s lives are shaped by their mothers, whose care provides the foundation for their development. Mothers instill the values and confidence that help define their children’s character and self-esteem, and offer a guiding clarity of spirit. Mothers are role models, teachers, and sources of…

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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - May 5, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 5, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Iowa Knights Encouraged to Attend 2013 KofC International Camporee in Wisconsin

The Knights of Columbus International Camporee (KCIC) was organized in 1969 by Council 3656 (Crystal, MN) and Council 5727 (Glennwood, MN) as an outgrowth of Knights of Columbus family camping. Since then, KCIC has been hosted annually by KCIC members across the United States and Canada and has grown to include over 200 families.

KCIC…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 5, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Albia Knights Hold Party for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Saint Mary's Council 4167 of the Knights of Columbus in Albia recently held a pizza party for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The Knights served 180 youth from Albia, Moravia, Eddyville, and Blakesburg. Sixty large pizzas, three and a half cakes, and three gallons of ice cream were consumed along with plenty of soda pop.

Monies for…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 4, 2013 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Iowa Knights Help "Choose Life" License Plate Become Reality

The effort to let Iowans have "Choose Life" license plate on their vehicles ["Choose Life" License Plate Nears Goal; State Chaplain Challenges Knights to Order Today - http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/choose-life-license-plate-nears-goal-state-chaplain-challenges] reached a critical point thanks to the…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 2, 2013 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Salute Our Military Forces During National Military Appreciation Month May 2013

Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publically demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members - past and present. Each year the President makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed Forces have played in the history and development of our…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 1, 2013 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - April 28, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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