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Reflections on the sad anniversary of Roe v. Wade

On January 22 we observe a sad anniversary, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States. This is about as far away from “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” as articulated by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence as one can get.

 

Imagine yesterday celebrating the right to kill entirely innocent, vulnerable, and defenseless human beings. That is not a matter of pride; that is a matter of shame.

 

Millions of…

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Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on January 23, 2017 at 10:15am — 3 Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - Jan. 23, 2017

New resources posted on Education Savings Accounts

We are working to encourage state legislators to pass an Education Savings Account program this year. Some new resources have been posted on our website, including a link to a recent webinar and the Iowa bishops’ statement.

You are invited to attend a “National School Choice Week” event this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. at the State…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 23, 2017 at 9:10am — 2 Comments

Davis Assembly Schedule of Events January - May 2017

PLEASE SEND DUES TO AL FREIDHOF IF NOT DONE YET. $30.00

JAN 22 4th SUNDAY MEETING AT PROTIVIN 2:00

FEB 26 4th SUNDAY MEETING AT NEW HAMPTON 2:00

MARCH 26th 4th SUNDAY MEETING AT CRESCO 2:00

MARCH 29 CONFIRMATION WAUCOMA 7:00 PM HG

APRIL 7-9 STATE MEETING AND CONVENTION DUBUQUE

APRIL 25th 4th TUESDAY MEETING AT DECORAH 7:30

APRIL 30 90th BIRTHDAY/65 YRS PRIESTHOOD WEXFORD 10:00 HG

MAY 23 4th TUESDAY MEETING AT ELMA 7:30…



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Added by Davis Assembly on January 20, 2017 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Daivs Assembly members: PLEASE SEND DUES TO AL FREIDHOF IF NOT DONE YET.

$30.00!

ALAN FREIDHOF    602 Hwy 150 S    WEST UNION, IA 52175    ph 563-380-2853

Added by Davis Assembly on January 19, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - Jan. 16, 2017

Bills introduced to “defund” abortion providers; eliminate regulation of guns

The Iowa legislative session began last week with the introduction of some bills of interest to the Iowa Catholic Conference and the Governor’s “Condition of the State” address.

The ICC supports redirecting government health care funds away from abortion providers. Senate File 2 would, in effect, stop all government health care funds from going to abortion providers. We believe that…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 16, 2017 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment

2017 Iowa Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition is heating up!

Boys and girls ages 9-14 will be participating in the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship across the state! Contact your your council or shoot an e-mail to freethrow@iowakofc.org for more information.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on January 13, 2017 at 11:03am — 1 Comment

Mass for Life and Institute for Social Action canceled

Following consultation with the bishops, we are canceling this weekend’s Mass for Life (which was 5 p.m. on Sunday in Altoona) and Institute for Social Action. Both Sunday and Monday are cancelled. The weather forecast is iffy and concern for peoples’ safety with possible ice on the roads is a priority.
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Added by Tom Chapman on January 13, 2017 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Novena for National Unity

The Novena for National Unity from Thursday, January 12 to Friday, January 20 in prayerful preparation for the Presidential Inauguration.  You may access the prayer at: http://www.kofc.org/un/en/resources/misc/Novena_for_National_Unity_Jan_12-20_2017.pdf.

Added by K of C Council 1479 on January 12, 2017 at 11:24pm — 1 Comment

Spirit Lake to Hold Spelling Bee

Knights of Columbus to Hold Spelling Bee

SPIRIT LAKE – Area boys and girls in grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 are welcome to compete in the 2017 Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee. Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 is sponsoring the always-entertaining contest January 24 at the Spirit Lake Middle School music room. Free on-site registration – requiring a parent’s signature – will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the hallway outside the Music Room at Spirit Lake Middle School off Hill Avenue in…

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Added by Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on January 9, 2017 at 11:14am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Jan. 8, 2017

The 87th Iowa General Assembly convenes on Monday. Most of the first week is taken up by the usual ceremonies and organizational meetings of committees. During the first day, legislative leaders address the chambers to talk about their plans for the session. Also coming up this week is Governor Branstad’s presumably final “Condition of the State” speech to the legislature and Chief Justice Cady’s “State of the Judiciary” address.

It’s a new situation at the State Capitol because last…

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Added by Tom Chapman on January 8, 2017 at 7:27pm — No Comments

State Announces Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest winners

The judges’ results are in!  Here are the winners of the 2016 “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest. The winners received $100 and their posters have been entered in the International Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas Poster contest. 

 5-7 Age Group Winner…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on December 30, 2016 at 8:36am — 2 Comments

Decorah Knights Lead and Participate in Faith Sharing (Fellowship of the Church)

Members of Decorah Knights' Council 4208 are leading and participating in a new Faith Sharing (Fellowship of the Church) group, meeting each Thursday after the 5:15 pm Mass in Saint Benedict's parish. Click …

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Added by Decorah Knights on December 29, 2016 at 9:39pm — 15 Comments

Statehood Day: Iowa joined the Union 170 years ago on 28 Dec.

Mon 28 December is the day in 1846 when Iowa became the 29th State to join the United States of America. Click here to read and learn more about our heritage.…

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Added by Davis Assembly on December 28, 2016 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Distributed Prayer Cards After Christmas Masses

The Decorah Knights of Columbus distributed prayer cards, some examples of which are shown in the photo below, after 2016 Christmas Masses.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on December 26, 2016 at 9:16pm — 2 Comments

District 8 District Deputy John Zweibahmer attends Waukon Knights' 2016 Christmas party

District 8 District Deputy John Zweibahmer (center) attended the December 2016…

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Added by District 15 Knights on December 25, 2016 at 12:24am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Dec. 20, 2016 - speaker at human trafficking announced for Institute for Social Action

LEGISLATIVE KICKOFF WEBINARS

One of our top priorities during the upcoming legislative session is to encourage passage of a flexible Education Savings Account (ESA) program in Iowa. In preparation for the session, our partners at Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education are offering 30-minute “Legislative Kickoff” webinars at two convenient times – Tuesday, Jan. 10 at noon and Thursday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

The webinars will

present a refresher on the legislative…

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Added by Tom Chapman on December 20, 2016 at 9:37am — 1 Comment

Spiritual Component to Recruitment

Spiritual Component to Recruitment.pdf

FROM: Al Cala Director of Membership Development

DATE: December 12, 2016 [Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe]

SUBJECT: Spiritual Component to Recruitment

As we approach the midpoint in the month of December it becomes clear that membership…

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Added by Membership Director - IA KofC on December 12, 2016 at 10:50pm — 2 Comments

Important December 2016 information for all District 8 officers

Click here for important District Mid-Year Meeting Resources.

Added by District 15 Knights on December 11, 2016 at 7:42pm — No Comments

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Added by Michael P. Gaspers on December 11, 2016 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

Ossian Receives LifeServe Donor Hero Award

Daniel Ossian, a Past Grand Knight of Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 based in Ankeny, was honored by…

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Added by Jason Follett on December 9, 2016 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

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