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Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 Recognizes Altar Servers

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 15, 2016 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference newsletter - Jan. 15, 2016

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…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 15, 2016 at 3:53pm — No Comments

New Officers 2015

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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.…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 9:49pm — 1 Comment

Tootsie Rolls Net $3400 for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Soup & Pie Supper Serves Nearly 1000

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Spirit Lake Knights Donate to Neighbor Parish Haiti Water Women and Children's Tuition Mission

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.

The…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Spirit Lake Knights Donate to Honor Flight

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Omelets for Cherish House Baby Cribs

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Council 5043 Knights Crown Free Throw Champions

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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…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2016 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Hand Missals...Why We Should Still Have One

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…

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Added by Andy Milam on January 12, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

2 New Photos!

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.

Added by Council 15603 on January 11, 2016 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

Iowa legislative session preview - Jan. 8, 2016

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…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 8, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A Knight's Resolutions for the New Year by PGK Don Hauser

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

For the Grand Knight: I hereby resolve

  • to contact members of the Council I do not know in an effort to encourage their active participation;
  • to encourage 1st Degree Knights to advance to 2nd and 3rd Degree Knighthood;
  • to encourage 3rd Degree Knights to become 4th Degree Knights. and
  • to strive to strengthen the Council by working to involve more Knights in Council programs and…
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Added by Iowa Knight Life on January 7, 2016 at 10:09pm — 2 Comments

Council 10558 donates $1,327.74 to Middle East Christian Relief

St. Augustin K of C Council #10558 sent a donation of $1,327.74 to Knights of Columbus Charities, for the Christian Relief Fund.  

This contribution is in response to appeals by Pope Francis, Iowa's Catholic Bishops, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on January 6, 2016 at 10:54am — 2 Comments

Why Latin in Our Liturgy and in Our Church

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.…

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Added by Andy Milam on January 5, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

St. Patrick's Gala - Wear Some Plaid for Those in Need

Added by Jason Follett on January 5, 2016 at 11:55am — No Comments

Bormann Agency Newsletter January 2016

Bormann Agency (northeast Iowa) website: http://iowakofc.org/page/insurance-northeast-iowa

The newsletter below is reprinted with permission.…

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Added by District 15 Knights on January 4, 2016 at 10:05am — 4 Comments

Happy New Year from the The Harlan Knights of Columbus!

Brother Knights,

We wish you and your families a safe and Happy New Year from the Harlan Knights of Columbus! - http://eepurl.com/bLqgWv

Added by Harlan Knights of Columbus on December 30, 2015 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

Merry Christmas from the Iowa Knights of Columbus

Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

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