On 14 November 2015, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 490 in Des Moines and Chapter 1102 in Ames hosted Celebrate America with our Veterans at the Vittoria Lodge in Ankeny. During the first music intermission, PFN Jason Follett and PFN Lee…Continue
Hunting for Harvest – Membership Campaign
Final results for the October World Series of membership: Iowa gained 69 members. We had hoped for 70. Close call.
Let’s get out there and participate in the November challenge. Almost to the middle of November and we’re in the middle of the pack in our division.…Continue
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Brother Knights from the State of Iowa gathered this past weekend (November 6 to 8, 2015) at the American Martyrs Retreat House in Cedar Falls, IA for the annual state retreat. There were 18 Brother Knights in number. They were from Cedar Falls,…
Just released are the official prayer card and…Continue
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Williamsburg, IA – The Still Agency, serving nearly 10,000 members of the Knights of Columbus in Central and Southeast Iowa, is proud to announce that Field Agent Jim Brockert was Agent of the Month for October 2015.
Jim is a dedicated and true professional. By…Continue
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Come join Pope John Paul I Assembly #3377, Fr. Victor Romanelli Council #12482, and the Iowa State Council in remembering and showing our appreciation to our Veterans during the 2015 Veterans Day Remembrance Mass and program.
Added by Paul Lee on November 3, 2015 at 3:28pm — No Comments
It's time to evangelize and/or re-evangelize by bringing in new members. The Lord Jesus clearly calls each of the baptized to evangelize, and one of the ways to do this is to evangelize and re-evangelize our baptized brother Catholics. There are some men in our parish who will become disillusioned with the Faith if they are not actively engaged by their brothers, and there is a distinct chance that disillusioned men (and their families) will leave the one,…Continue
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‘VOTE TO END HUNGER’
Additional presenters and supporters have been announced for Sunday’s interfaith and bipartisan “Vote To End Hunger Rally” at Grand View University in Des Moines.
Rep. Mark Smith, (D-Marshalltown), Democratic leader in the Iowa House of Representatives, and Sen. Brad Zaun, (R-Urbandale), will make a few remarks.
The rally will also feature an Iowan who has lacked reliable access to a sufficient quantity of food. Jean Rolf currently lives in Dubuque…Continue
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Recently, I had a long conversation with a priest friend who describes himself as "liberal." He finally responded to the request of some of his parishioners to celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass.
One reason that commentaters have put forward for the Moto Proprio is the Pope Emeritus' desire (reinforced by Pope Francis) to renew the Priesthood, presumably part of that is to increase vocations, and to deepen the spirituality of priests, and therefore the Church. I continually, ask…Continue
A few past Newsletters for Marian Council 4144 can be found at http://iowakofc.org/page/council-newsletters or by clicking on the links below:
October 2012 Edition of Marian Council…Continue
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The following is a homily given by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in 2011. It is a poignant message that applies to us today as much as it did the first time he gave it.
Dearest Brothers and Sisters!
Six years ago, the first apostolic journey in Italy of my pontificate led me to Bari, for the 24th National Eucharistic Congress. Today I came to solemnly conclude the 25th, here in Ancona. I thank the Lord for these intense…Continue
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The Iowa Knights of Columbus State Council participated in the closing activities for the Des Moines Diocesan Year of Marriage and Family. The Mass and other activities were held at St. Boniface Church in Waukee. The Adel-Waukee Council assisted with the lunch…Continue
Youth from across Iowa competed in the 2015-2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge in Pella on October 17, 2015.
The Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge is a competition designed for players to demonstrate the most basic soccer skill - the penalty kick. Open to all boys and girls ages 9-14, each player at the state competition is…Continue
On 20 October 2015, Easter Seals Iowa, at their annual celebration, awarded Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny with the 2015 Mark Melton Volunteer of the Year Award for spearheading the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside.
The area at Camp Sunnyside renovated into the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza was…Continue
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