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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Feb. 4, 2018

There was some good news at the State Capitol last week. While the House’s bill to bring back the death penalty, House Study Bill 569, passed out of a subcommittee, it looks like there aren’t enough votes to bring the bill out of the full House Public Safety Committee. Our attention now will turn to the Iowa Senate, where a new bill to bring back the death penalty (Senate Study Bill 3134) was introduced Thursday.

Senate File 481 passed out of a House Public…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 4, 2018 at 5:32pm — 1 Comment

District 15 Travel Gavel Schedule 2017-2018

The "travel gavel" is presented to a Council in northeast Iowa for best membership showing at meetings with other Councils. Travel Gavel points are added up over the fraternal year, and the northeast Iowa Council with the most points earns the Travel Gavel. Attending Travel Gavel meetings is a way to learn what other Councils are doing, and winning the Travel Gavel is a source of pride for the Council. Attending Travel Gavel meetings is a wonderful…

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Added by District 15 Knights on February 3, 2018 at 12:43am — 7 Comments

Field Agent Barry McNulty earns January 2018 Agent of the Month

The Still Agency - servicing over 10,000 members of the Knights of Columbus in Central and Southeast Iowa, is proud to announce that Field Agent BARRY McNULTY earned Agent of the Month for January 2018!

Barry is a dedicated and true professional.  By enhancing and protecting his member's financial security he fulfills his mission to Father Michael McGivney's vision of protection to the widows and…

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Added by Pamela Kae Still on February 2, 2018 at 9:44am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Jan.28, 2018

Activity is picking up at the State Capitol as several issues of concern to Catholics are being considered.

There is a subcommittee meeting scheduled in the House on Tuesday to consider Senate File 481. This is the immigration enforcement bill that the Iowa Catholic Conference has opposed since it was introduced in the Senate last year. It passed the Senate last April and is being considered in the House.

Senate File 481 requires local jails to comply with all…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 28, 2018 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Jan. 21, 2018

It was another short week at the state Capitol as Iowans celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday last Monday.

A bill to bring back the death penalty was introduced Thursday in the Iowa Senate. Senate Study Bill 3042 would allow the penalty of death for the first degree murder of a peace officer. The Iowa Catholic Conference opposes the bill.…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 21, 2018 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 List of Events All Through the Year

Click here for the list of events for January - July 2018.

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Added by Decorah Knights on January 17, 2018 at 8:50pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Jan. 14, 2018

The 2018 session of the General Assembly convened last Monday. Much of the week was taken up by reports to the legislature by the executive branch, courts and the Iowa National Guard. The legislature will come back into session Tuesday, Jan. 16 after taking a break for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her first Condition of the State address last week. She mentioned several items of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference. The governor stated her…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 14, 2018 at 9:48pm — No Comments

2017 Raffle for Life Concludes; Dorothy’s House Wins!

The Eleventh Annual Raffle for Life concluded on 4 December 2017 with the prize drawing at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny.

This year seven Knights of…

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Added by Jason Follett on January 14, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Legislative session to convene Jan. 8

The second session of the 87th Iowa General Assembly is set to convene on Monday, when legislative leaders will address the chambers to talk about their plans for the session. Coming up on Tuesday is Gov. Kim Reynolds’ first “Condition of the State” speech to the legislature. The Republicans have control of the Senate 29-20 (with one independent) and the House by a count of 58-41 pending a special election.  

It appears that the legislature may find it necessary early in the session…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 4, 2018 at 11:47am — No Comments

Banuelos working with area Councils to Carry on Fr. McGivney's Vision

"When the Knights of Columbus were founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, the goal was the protection of Irish Catholic families that had no access to public services when they lost their breadwinner.
135 years later, the Knights of Columbus continue reaching out to those Catholic families that have traveled from afar and have found comfort in their home: the Catholic Church. Our outreach efforts are not limited to charitable works: we want to call them…
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Added by Publicity Director on January 3, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Iowa City Council 842--4th Place in International Service Program

Congratulations to Iowa City Council 842 on receiving the 4th place award for International Church Service Program.

Pictured is Grand Knight Darrin Robinson and Worthy State Secretary Paul…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 1, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Iowa Knights of Columbus Dedicated Cornerstone Rock for VA Hospital Terrain Therapy Garden

Author: James Maertens, Council #1961 Stuart

Members of the Iowa Knights of Columbus greatly exemplified their fourth degree duty of patriotism Sunday, December 17th. Members were on…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 31, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

2018 State KC Bowling Tournament Registration Deadline is January 1st.

2018 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Bowing Tournament

Feb, 24-25; March 3-4; March 10-11; March 17-18, 2018

1301 1st Ave. East, Cascade Iowa 52033 Brother Knight's and GK's,

Cascade's St. Thomas Aquinas Council 930 will be hosting the 59th Annual KC State Bowling Tournament at the Cascade Lanes, 13011st Ave East, Cascade,IA 52033. Team shift will be on Saturday at 11am & 2:30pm. Singles…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 30, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

HAVE A BEAR-Y MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The Knights of Columbus shout out a huge THANK YOU to the citizens of Onawa and the surrounding area for their generous out-pouring of charitable love that made for a successful Christmas Toy Drive!

New, unwrapped toys were donated over a four week period at locations that included Bomgaars, Dollar General, McCloy Chiropractic, Shopko, Stangel Pharmacy, and St. John (Onawa) and St. Bernard (Blencoe) churches.

 The donations were presented to Brenda Howland, Director of West…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 20, 2017 at 6:46am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference, Dec. 10, 2017

As often happens at the end of the year, Congress is addressing some important issues related to human life and dignity.

Many families affected by migration here in the United States need our support and action today. For example, since 2012, nearly 800,000 undocumented young people have passed background checks, paid a fee, and received permission to live and work in America through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Originally they were…

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Added by Tom Chapman on December 10, 2017 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Dubough General Assembly held its Fourth degree memorial mass

on Tuesday night on November 28, 2017 at the Basilica in Dyersville,…

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Added by KOC Council #5513 on December 7, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments

Fr. Schmitt Silver Star mass at Loras College December 7, 2017

What an honor to pay our respects to Father Aloysius H. Schmitt. USN, Lieutenant, (junior grade) this morning at Loras College. Such a great mass with items from his last mass the morning of Pearl Harbor where he died.…

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Added by KOC Council #5513 on December 7, 2017 at 9:56am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain Father Phil Gibbs Speaks at Luther College Chapel, Wed 29 Nov 2017

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain Father Phil Gibbs Speaks at Luther College Chapel, Wed 29 Nov 2017.



Click here for the ~20-minute video.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on November 29, 2017 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Congratulations to Elmer Pollpeter of Council 568 in Burlington

Congratulations to Elmer Pollpeter of Council 568 in Burlington--A winner of the Catholic Citizenship Essay contest for 2016-17.

Anna Marino, of West Burlington, a student at Notre Dame High School in Burlington, was selected as a 11th grade runner-up in the competition and received a $100 check from Supreme. Anna's award makes the second year in a row that Iowa has received recognition from Supreme in the Catholic Citizenship Essay…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 29, 2017 at 6:28am — 1 Comment

St. Patrick's Council #10768 places a new Pro-Life Banner

  St. Patrick's Council #10768 of the Knights of Columbus replaced the pro-life banner just west of Hampton IA along Highway 3 on the Jim and Sue Garrett property.   The banner stating "Respect Life from conception to natural death"…
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Added by Publicity Director on November 27, 2017 at 6:21am — 2 Comments

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