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Iowa Knights of Columbus's News Updates (37)

Knightline 2-4-16 Lenten Resolve - Membership

We are fast approaching Lent where we submit to the rigors of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. All too often we approach Lent with a thought of 'giving up' something and we moan and groan.  I propose this Lent we set out to do something better. If we must give up something let us give up timidity! Let us rededicate ourselves to the Rosary! And let us expand almsgiving to include faith examples inspiring others.



Our Supreme Knight has called on us to know what we believe, to profess…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on February 5, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Knightline 2-4-16- It's time to play ball!

Brother Knights,

When it comes to membership, the Iowa Knights of Columbus is like a football team that doesn’t come ready to play in the first half.  We end up going into the locker room behind.  I won’t be like some coaches and scream and yell to try to get you motivated.  We have always been a second half team and I know we will do better the rest of this fraternal year, and we need to.  As of today we are down 106 members from where we started July 1st.   We lost the…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on February 5, 2016 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Council 10558 donates $1,327.74 to Middle East Christian Relief

St. Augustin K of C Council #10558 sent a donation of $1,327.74 to Knights of Columbus Charities, for the Christian Relief Fund.  

This contribution is in response to appeals by Pope Francis, Iowa's Catholic Bishops, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on January 6, 2016 at 10:54am — 2 Comments

Merry Christmas from the Iowa Knights of Columbus

Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Take Action NOW to Support Conscience Rights

Dear Brother Knight,



Your action is needed to urge Congress to protect…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 14, 2015 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Supreme Knight announces a new Building the Domestic Church while Strengthening our Parish campaign

The supreme knight asked the assembled leaders to urge their jurisdiction’s council to accelerate their efforts to work with their pastors to strengthen their parishes and also seek to strengthen Christian family life.

“The family as…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 8, 2015 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Knightline 12-3-15 Caroling at Dunlap

11th Annual Dunlap Iowa Christmas Caroling Festivities Thursday, December 17th

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Dunlap Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

(Meet/Perform main dining room), 1403 Harrison Road, Dunlap, IA. (712)-643-2121

 

Santa’s Lil’ helpers: Addie Wood, Ann (Klein) Gredys (sang National Anthem-College World…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 4, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knightline 12-3-15 Caroling at Denison

8th Annual Denison Iowa Christmas Caroling Festivities Thursday, December 10th



6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Denison Care Center

(Perform main dining room), 1202 Ridge Road (712)-263-5611

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Eventide Lutheran Home

(Perform main dining room), 114 South 20th Street (712)-263-3114

7:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Silveridge,…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 4, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knightline 12-3-15 Caroling at Omaha

41st Annual Omaha Holiday Caroling Festivities, Sunday, December 13th

2:00 p.m.  Nebraska Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 

(Meet Main Lobby/Perform room to room-all levels), 7410 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE (402)-397-1220

3:15 p.m.  Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Ctr. (Grand Finale!!)

(Meet/Perform main hospital entrance (atrium lobby…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 4, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Knightline 12-3-15 Good of the Order

Brothers,

Our Supreme Knight and Board of Directors have come through again.  We will once again have the star council incentive of $4.50 per dues paying member if your council attains star council status!  If your council has 100 dues paying members that can mean a savings of $450.  That’s worth getting excited about.  

So, start working on your recruiting and insurance goals now.  If you don’t have a field agent your general…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 2, 2015 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Your Support Is Urgently Needed to Protect Life

Please act now to encourage Congress to protect the rights of conscientious objectors to abortion, sterilization, and contraception. These rights are under attack.



In California, for example, the state government has issued a directive requiring all health plans to cover abortions. Religious ministries in the…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on December 1, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Knightline 11-12-15 Hunting for Harvest - Membership

Hunting for Harvest – Membership Campaign

Final results for the October World Series of membership: Iowa gained 69 members. We had hoped for 70. Close call.

Let’s get out there and participate in the November challenge. Almost to the middle of November and we’re in the middle of the pack in our division.…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on November 13, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

Knightline 11-12-15 Good of the Order - State Deputy

Good of the Order- A Message from State Deputy Jon Aldrich
  
Brother Knights,

 
Our Culture of Life Committee held its second meeting today.  Things are moving quickly.  We have some potential sites for new or replacement…
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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on November 13, 2015 at 10:13am — 1 Comment

Iowa Knights participate in the Des Moines Diocesan Year of the Family

The Iowa Knights of Columbus State Council participated in the closing activities for the Des Moines Diocesan Year of Marriage and Family.  The Mass and other activities were held at St. Boniface Church in Waukee.  The Adel-Waukee Council assisted with the lunch…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on October 27, 2015 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

Iowa family to receive Supreme Council Family of the Month award

The Supreme Council has recognized the family of Joel and Cheryl Wood, members of Council 930 in Cascade as one of the August 2015 Families of the Month!

Each of the 100 randomly selected families receives a framed print of the Holy Family as well as a signed congratulatory letter from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on October 13, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

Presenting the 2016 State Convention logo

Worthy State Deputy Jon Aldrich is proud to present the official logo for the 2016 State Convention! This logo will be featured on many of the printed materials, our website and other social media platforms, and onsite during the three-day…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on October 1, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Iowa KofC welcomes new Field Agent Loren Burbach to the Dagel Agency

The Knights of Columbus Dagel Agency is proud to announce our newest Field Agent Loren Burbach. Loren resides in Sac City,…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on September 11, 2015 at 10:56am — 2 Comments

David Bellendier appointed as Master of the Fourth Degree

Supreme Master Dennis J. Stoddard has recently appointed David Bellendier as the Master of the Iowa District in the Father Padilla Province. District Master Bellendier served as Worthy State Deputy for the Iowa Jurisdiction from 2000-2002 and as a Supreme Director…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on September 10, 2015 at 11:39am — 2 Comments

2015 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee Results

Photos show left-to-right, 3rd place, 2nd place, 1st place, and State Youth Director Bob Ukena.

4th Grade

1st - Nathan Southard,…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on August 29, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Fraternal Leader Training- July 23, 7:00 PM

There is still time to participate in the next Fraternal Leader Training and Best Practices Webinar. This webinar is geared toward ALL fraternal leaders. Follow the link below to register and then be at your computer with the sound turned up on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.…

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Added by Iowa Knights of Columbus on July 15, 2015 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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