I distinctly remember 40 years ago today—the day before Thanksgiving—November 26, 1975. My mother had died in June of that year, and I was in what would become my last year of work before leaving teaching to enter the seminary. After leaving school I began to drive to our family home in Oxford. There was a terrible snowstorm, and roads and snow removal were not what we know them to be today.…Continue
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is asking for your help in urging Congress to protect the right of conscientious objection to abortion.
Can you imagine if you had spent years training to help the sick as a nurse – only to find that to keep your job, you must take part in the killing of a defenseless five-month-old unborn child? This happened to Cathy Cenzon-DeCarlo, RN, who was forced by her employer to participate in a late-term abortion against her deeply held pro-life…Continue
Added by Tom Chapman on November 20, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments
This was not the homily from last weekend, but is a reflection after the weekend, incorporating part of the weekend homily. —Father Bill Reynolds, State Chaplain, Iowa Knights of Columbus
Both our passages from Daniel and from Mark’s gospel this week are examples of apocalyptic images. Sometimes in the scriptures it seems like the author was writing while in the midst of a bad experience on illegal drugs.
Often cosmic images are employed, as indeed the…Continue
Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on November 13, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments
Brother Knights from the State of Iowa gathered this past weekend (November 6 to 8, 2015) at the American Martyrs Retreat House in Cedar Falls, IA for the annual state retreat. There were 18 Brother Knights in number. They were from Cedar Falls,…
Just released are the official prayer card and…Continue
Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on November 4, 2015 at 11:27pm — No Comments