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Congratulations to Elmer Pollpeter of Council 568 in Burlington

Congratulations to Elmer Pollpeter of Council 568 in Burlington--A winner of the Catholic Citizenship Essay contest for 2016-17.

Anna Marino, of West Burlington, a student at Notre Dame High School in Burlington, was selected as a 11th grade runner-up in the competition and received a $100 check from Supreme. Anna's award makes the second year in a row that Iowa has received recognition from Supreme in the Catholic Citizenship Essay…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 29, 2017 at 6:28am — 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

Knight's in Action--Good Job St. Patrick's Knight's in Hampton Council #10768

The Knights of Columbus Council of St. Patrick's Catholic Church recently donated six cases (72) coats to Hampton-Dumont Schools. 
 
This is the second year St. Patrick's Knights of Columbus has worked with the Hampton-Dumont elementary and middle schools to 
distribute coats to students.
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Added by Publicity Director on November 7, 2017 at 7:33pm — No Comments

2017 Iowa Knights of Columbus Retreat

The Iowa Knights of Columbus 2017 Retreat was held this past weekend at the American Martyrs Retreat House in Cedar Falls. And attended by our Worthy State Deputy and other brother Knights. Here are some photos from the event.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 7, 2017 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Thanks to all the Knight in the Dubuque Area for their help with the Fatima Conference

A special thanks to St. Columbkille and all the area Knight's in Northeast Iowa that helped make the Fatima Conference in Dubuque successful.…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 4, 2017 at 12:06pm — 2 Comments

The State Soccer Challenge was held October 21st in Grinnell

The State Soccer Challenge was held October 21, in Grinnell.  There were 13 participants, from three regions, across Iowa. Congratulations to our winners:

Boys 9 - Gavin Ryan 1st place, Robbie Hall 2nd place

Boys 10 - Cooper Sponk 1st place

Boys 11 - Kolton Messer 1st place

Boys 12 - Jack Briggs 1st place

Boys 13 - Elijah Leza 1st place

Boys 14 - Julian Alvarado

 

Girls 9 - Summer Stiltner 1st place

Girls 10 - Macy…

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Added by Publicity Director on October 26, 2017 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Washington Council 2008 Wins the Knight of Columbus State Softball Tournament

Council #2008 Washington, IA won the KC state softball tourney which was held July 15-16 in Gilbertville.  This was the 40th year of the tourney.  Council #2008 will compete in the KC national tournament labor day weekend in O'fallon,…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 26, 2017 at 7:02am — No Comments

**BREAKING NEWS BULLETIN REGARDING YOUTH ACTIVITIES**

ATTENTION:  COUNCIL YOUTH DIRECTORS FOR THOSE COUNCILS WHO PLAN IN  CONDUCTING THE CATHOLIC CITIZENSHIP ESSAY CONTEST FOR 2017-2018.

 Supreme has announced the topic for this Columbian Year’s Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest.

 The theme of this year’s contest is “Going to the Peripheries.”   This year’s contest opens the doors of young minds, enabling the entrants to be creative, thoughtful and introspective in their work.

 The…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 25, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Robert Hankey (#2209) & James Ahlelm (#11192) Selected by Supreme as Families of the Month for August 2017

Congratulations to Robert Hankey, Council 2209 in Elkader & James Ahlelm Council 11192 in Waterloo. They both where selected from our Supreme Office as 2 of the 100 Family of the Month's from Iowa.

Here is a program description from Supreme...

As Knights of Columbus, we have always been interested in the development of strong, vibrant families. In support of this philosophy and to create an even greater awareness of our many fine Knights of…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 25, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

PATRIOTISM – AND GIVING BACK TO THOSE WHO GAVE US SO MUCH

As a child did you enjoy time spent with your grandfather, a favorite uncle, or another elder adult?  Was history one of your favorite subjects in school?   Do you enjoy talking about fishing, hunting, farming, or your children/grandchildren?  Do you enjoy spades, cribbage or other card games?  Are you a good listener?   Do you respect members of our military, or have you served in the armed forces yourself?

As a Knight of Columbus, chances are…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 18, 2017 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Congratulations to Brian Smith Family, Council, 5389, July 2017 Family of the Month

Congratulations to the Brian Smith Family from St. Theresa's Council 5389 from Des Moines as our July 2017 Family of the Month. 

For more information about the Family of the Month, visit  Family of the…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 7, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Patriot Rock Set at VA Central Iowa Main Campus

On July 27th, Knights of Columbus Assemblies 3378 and 3031 partnered with Baker Electric to transport a 14,000 lb rock onto the VACIHCS main campus in Des Moines!  This rock will be the canvas for Bubba Sorensen to paint a unique Patriot Rock and will serve as a memorial and destination on campus for Central Iowa Veterans to visit, reflect, and work on therapeutic goals. He will be on site painting in November and December. Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for this donation and…

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Added by Publicity Director on August 19, 2017 at 7:56am — 1 Comment

Iowa Knights of Columbus at the Iowa State Fair

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Iowa Knight Line - January 27, 2017











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Added by Publicity Director on January 28, 2017 at 3:29pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Knights of Columbus Inaugural Pregnancy Resource Conference

Iowa Knights of Columbus Culture of Life Committee has organised and is hosting an inaugural pregnancy resource conference to bring together pro-life advocates for training and networking.

Lunch Provided

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Added by Publicity Director on September 8, 2016 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Nonpartisan National Voter Registration Program

 

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Added by Publicity Director on July 23, 2016 at 6:51am — No Comments

Iowa Knight Line 17 July 2014

Iowa Knightline – 17 July 2014

 

“For each one of us, there is only one thing necessary: to fulfill our own destiny, according to God's will, to be what God wants us to be”--Thomas Merton.

 

~ District Meetings – Leadership Planning ~

 

As a council officer you have been charged with leading your council in its many endeavors to serve those in need and to remain the right arm of your parish priest. Being successful in meeting…

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Added by Publicity Director on July 21, 2014 at 5:43am — No Comments

2014 Iowa Knights of Columbus Softball

2014 Knights of Columbus

Softball & Golf Tournament

Presented by Houghton Council 3905

July 18th, 19th, & 20th

Golf: Friday July 18, 2014. Located at Green Acres Golf Course in Donnellson, Iowa.

• 1:00 PM Shotgun Start

• 2-Man Best-Ball

Deadline for sign-up is July 11,2014. Call Kyle Kirchner to sign up your teams.

Golf prizes and trophy will be presented Friday July 18th at the Houghton KC Hall starting at 6:00 PM.Softball…

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Added by Publicity Director on July 17, 2014 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Iowa Knightline – 11 July 2014

~ Spring Membership Campaign Results ~

 

Brother Knights,

We had a very successful spring campaign and attained our goals in membership growth. Each year we start anew to invite men to belong and participate in this fraternity we love so much. Invite a man – especially your father, brother or son – to join us in the Knights of Columbus.

 It doesn’t stop with the invitation either. The duties of the proposer extend…

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Added by Publicity Director on July 15, 2014 at 6:26am — No Comments

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