All News Updates Tagged 'Joseph A. Ramirez' (20)

State Deputy’s Message: Labor Day 2013

Labor Day is a time to celebrate all of the hard workers we have in the United States. Whether it be our military, construction workers, teachers, etc. - take time to reflect and appreciate all of the good others, and yourself do for this wonderful…

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State Deputy’s Message: Fourth of July 2013

The Fourth of July holiday period is a time to reflect upon our freedoms and celebrate the many blessings we enjoy as Americans. Many members of the Knights of…

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State Deputy’s Message: Father’s Day - 16 June 2013

The journey of fatherhood provides unique and lasting joys. Cradling a baby in his arms, a father experiences the miracle of life and an unbreakable bond. Fathers imagine a world of possibilities awaiting their children and contemplate the privilege of helping them reach that expanse of opportunity. As kids grow and mature, they look to their dad for a special kind of love and support. Providing these necessities can bring…

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State Deputy’s Message: Flag Day - 14 June 2013

In the midst of a war for our Nation’s independence, on 14 June 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted a flag as a symbol of our fledgling Union. The Congress resolved that the flag be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. For generations to come, this pattern would serve as a compass bearing toward equality and…

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State Deputy’s Message: Memorial Day - 27 May 2013

Since the first shots fired at Lexington and Concord, numerous Americans have placed our Nation’s safety before their own. These brave patriots have defended our Nation’s security and protected our founding principles of democracy and equal justice under law while serving with honor and distinction.

On Memorial Day, let us proudly honor and…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 15, 2013 at 8:53pm — No Comments

State Deputy’s Message: Armed Forces Day - 18 May 2013

On Armed Forces Day, 1961, President John F. Kennedy, a fellow Sir Knight, connected civic engagement and our Nation’s security. He stated: the strength of our armed forces rests not alone upon their active and reserve members, our industrial productivity, and our human resources, but also upon the understanding and support of an informed American people.…

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State Deputy's Message: Mother’s Day - 12 May 2013

Mothers are the bedrock of the family - vital to their children’s growth and happiness and to the success of our country. Children’s lives are shaped by their mothers, whose care provides the foundation for their development. Mothers instill the values and confidence that help define their children’s character and self-esteem, and offer a guiding clarity of spirit. Mothers are role models, teachers, and sources of…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 5, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Statement of State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez on the Retirement of Pope Benedict XVI

On behalf of the Iowa Knights of Columbus, I join Catholics and citizens around the world in expressing appreciation to Pope Benedict XVI for his decades of service to the Church. As he enters retirement, His Holiness will remain in our daily prayers and we look forward to his newest chapter of serving the Church.

I also humbly ask all…

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Added by Publicity Director on February 11, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments

State Deputy's Message: Saint Valentine’s Day - 14 February 2013

We clearly understand that the purpose of Saint Valentine’s Day is to let those we care about know that we love them. However, because of commercialization, we easily forget that the source and foundation of all human love is God, our Creator.

Love is always patient and kind; love is never jealous; love is not boastful or conceited, it…

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State Deputy's Message: Ash Wednesday - 13 February 2013

Throughout these 40 days our pride fades into humility as we embrace the cross of those seeking forgiveness. May we fast with new energy and understanding in these Lenten days.

Vivat Jesus!…

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State Deputy's Message: 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade – 22 January 2013

All human life is a gift from our Creator that is sacred, unique, and worthy of protection. Thus, each person, including every person waiting to be born, has a special place and purpose in this world. As Knights of Columbus, we underscore our dedication to heeding this message of conscience by speaking up for the weak and voiceless among us.…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 6, 2013 at 7:09pm — No Comments

State Deputy's Message: Religious Freedom Day – 16 January 2013

Our Nation was founded by people seeking haven from religious persecution, and the religious liberty they found here remains one of this land’s greatest blessings. On Religious Freedom Day, we recognize the importance of the 1786 passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. We also celebrate the first liberties enshrined in our Constitution’s Bill of Rights, which guarantee the free exercise of religion for all…

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State Deputy's 2012 Christmas Message

Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. The angel of the Lord appeared to them…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 20, 2012 at 5:45pm — 2 Comments

Iowa Knights Continue Decades Support of Special Olympics Iowa | $25,000 Donation Made; Laake Elected to SOI Board

At their December 2012 leadership meeting held in Des Moines, the Iowa Knights of Columbus recommitted their decades-long support to Special Olympic Iowa.…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 13, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

State Deputy Encourages Financial Support for The Knight Life

CLICK HERE to read Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez’s request for financial support for The Knight Life, the Iowa Knights of Columbus weekly radio program.

Added by Publicity Director on November 4, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

State Deputy's 2012 Thanksgiving Message

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Added by Publicity Director on November 3, 2012 at 6:11pm — No Comments

State Deputy's 2012 Veterans Day Message

CLICK HERE to read the 2012 Veterans Day Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.

Added by Publicity Director on October 24, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

State Deputy's 2012 Columbus Day Message

CLICK HERE to read the 2012 Columbus Day Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.

Added by Publicity Director on September 28, 2012 at 9:54pm — 1 Comment

State Deputy's 2012 Voter Registration Message

CLICK HERE to read the 2012 Voter Registration Message from Worthy State Deputy Joseph A. Ramirez.

Added by Publicity Director on September 28, 2012 at 9:33pm — 1 Comment

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