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(Extra) Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Today there are many faithful Catholics who over the last forty years or so have seen the all too common utilization of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion during the Mass. An innovation from the 1970’s intended for occasional use in emergency situations, these extraordinary ministers have indeed become quite ordinary in your ordinary parish Mass on any given Sunday. Sadly, this modern practice has contributed greatly to the blurring of lines between…


Added by Andy Milam on May 24, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, April 25, 2016

Welcome to our weekly report as the legislature considers the last few bills of the session. There’s still time to contact your legislator by going to our Action Center at

On Friday the Iowa Senate passed its version of HF 2460, the human services budget bill. The bill appropriates nearly $2 billion for important human services programs. Among the…


Added by Tom Chapman on April 25, 2016 at 8:23am — No Comments

Third Annual Special Olympics Ankeny Play Day a Success

Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) hosted two Young Athlete Play Activity Day sessions sponsored by Sammons Financial Group on April 21. The event was held at Ankeny Centennial High School with one session running in the morning and one in the afternoon.

The Youth Athlete Play Activity Day is a program designed…


Added by Special Olympics Iowa on April 22, 2016 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Did you catch any fish today?

Today we had an interesting gospel, the last (21st) chapter of John’s gospel. Actually, there is, of course, only one gospel—the gospel of Jesus Christ, but it comes to us from four sources.


Today we meet seven of the disciples. They go fishing, and fish all night, and catch nothing. Have you ever worked hard at a project or task and come up completely empty handed? No doubt that has happened to all of us. That is the course of life.


At the first…


Added by Rev. William Edward Reynolds on April 10, 2016 at 5:47pm — No Comments

West Des Moines Student Named 1st Runner Up -- 2015 International Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

Evelyn Ann Mazur, representing St. Francis of Assisi Council 12422 in West Des Moines has been chosen by Supreme as 1st Runner Up International Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest for 2015. 

Ms. Mazur, a 5th grade student at St. Francis of Assisi School, competed in…


Added by Robert Dale Ukena on March 29, 2016 at 2:45pm — No Comments

The importance of the SP-7 form

Why is the SP-7 form important?

After discussing with a number of council Grand Knights and Program Directors, here are few reasons they say the SP-7  is important-…


Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 4, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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