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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The following is from Joe Worthing, Executive Director of Project Moses and a Brother Knight
Pope Benedict XVI said on 10 September 2012 that the Ten Commandments are God's…
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CLICK HERE to read the 2012 World Day of Prayer & Patriot Day Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.
It seems that life happens at such a breakneck speed that sometimes you can’t even find time to pray! How about taking just a few minutes each day to pray? How would you like the prayer experience to come right to your inbox?…Continue
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Archbishop Jerome Hanus of the Dubuque Archdiocese blesses hallways, classrooms, and doorways at Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School in Waterloo, Iowa, on Sunday, 12 August 2012. Area Fourth Degree Sir Knights provided an Honor Guard for the Archbishop.
In addition, the Fourth Degree…Continue
All boys and girls in grades two through eight are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2012 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge 8 September 2012 from 9 AM to Noon at Davenport Soccer Fields. Students will compete in their respective age divisions. Competition forms will be available at the field on the day of the event. All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 who place first in their age division are eligible to compete in the higher levels of completion. For more…Continue
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Monsignor Stephen Orr, Pastor of Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Parish and Chaplain of Monsignor J.M. Hanson Council 5038, both in Ankeny, Iowa, offers this Labor Day Message:
This weekend we observe Labor Day. While it is a civic holiday, it also touches our faith. We are grateful for the God-given talents that allow people to not only make a living for themselves and their families, but also to contribute to the good of the human family at large. We pray in a special way for…Continue
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The 2012 Soccer Challenge is under way. Order your Soccer Challenge kits at http://www.kofc.org/un/en/forms/council/SC-KITOnline.pdf
The Regional Competitions have already been scheduled for the weekend of 6-7 October. The…Continue
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My Brother Knights: As we approach the Fall season here are some things we can do in our communities to make them a better place for all of us.
When coming to help some of the elderly we can rake leaves off their yards as well as cleaning around the outside of their homes. Offer to check the gutters so they are free of debris form the past Summer and early Fall. There is no need for ice jams on the roofs when then winter season comes. These jams are causes of major roof…Continue
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