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Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter: May 14, 2018: Ask for changes to the Farm Bill

A few quick updates:

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ social justice department has issued an action alert regarding the federal Farm Bill.Please contact your member of Congress today at www.votervoice.net/usccb/home and ask them to insist on changes to the bill. It has serious flaws that would negatively impact poor, hungry and vulnerable people. You can…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 14, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Online Membership: kofc.org/joinus

Not a member of the Knights of Columbus?Please consider joining us: kofc.org/joinus…

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Added by District 15 Knights on May 13, 2018 at 12:52am — No Comments

Is God really calling me to be Catholic?

Russell Yount was content and comfortable in his spiritual life... and then a conversation with a neighbor sparked his interest in the Catholic faith. His investigation became a journey that led him home to the “One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.”…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 10, 2018 at 5:40am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter: April 29, 2018

The Iowa legislative session is in overtime as lawmakers are into their third week of not receiving their per diem expense checks. However, the session may end this week as Gov. Kim Reynolds and House and Senate Republican leadership have announced a deal on a tax reform plan, one of their key priorities.

The actual legislative language has not yet been made available. A key question is whether the tax cuts will allow adequate revenues for public education, Medicaid, public safety, a…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 29, 2018 at 6:15pm — No Comments

"Why Encourage Membership in Knights? It’s an Opportunity to Grow in Jesus Christ" by Father Benedict Croell

"Why Encourage Membership in Knights? It’s an Opportunity to Grow in Jesus Christ" by Father Benedict Croell

Click here for the one-page article. (Taken from page 2 of the…

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Added by Ossian Knights on April 17, 2018 at 12:05pm — No Comments

2018 State Free Throw Championship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 State Free Throw Competition!

Boys 9                                                                                Girls 9…

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Added by Rick Jacoby on April 17, 2018 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, April 15, 2018

The Iowa Catholic Conference was disappointed that Gov. Reynolds signed the immigration enforcement bill, Senate File 481, last week. The Catholic bishops of Iowa had sent a letter to the governor asking for a veto.

In a statement regarding the bill, the bishops said, “Our energy, therefore, should be directed toward finding a solution so that immigrants are welcome here, and as a consequence, strengthen our communities with their families, enrich our social fabric by their faith and…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 15, 2018 at 4:48pm — No Comments

4th Quarter Membership Incentives 2018

Click here for 4th Quarter Membership Incentives.

A $500.00 drawing and more could be yours!

Added by District 15 Knights on April 14, 2018 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter: April 9, 2018

Senate File 481, the immigration enforcement bill, passed the Iowa House and Senate last week and is going the governor for her signature. The Iowa Catholic Conference opposed the bill. Among other provisions, the bill requires local jails to comply with all requests from ICE (immigration control) to hold immigrants, even when federal law does not require it. People would be held for possible deportation when they otherwise normally would get released.…

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Added by Tom Chapman on April 9, 2018 at 9:16am — No Comments

2018 State Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to the state winners of the 

Iowa Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee!!!

The Spelling Bee was held on Sunday, March 4 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Ames. Pictured with the winners are State Youth Director Rick Jacoby, Jr.  …

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 5, 2018 at 7:39am — No Comments

2017-18 Substance Abuse Poster State Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest

AGE 8-11 DRUG ABUSE AWARENESS WINNER: Ellie Hilton, Van Meter (Representing Council 12422)…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on February 6, 2018 at 4:24pm — 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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