Publicity Director's News Updates (298)

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Clear Lake Council 7898 Nov 18

Cedar Rapids Council 5677 Nov 2018…

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Added by Publicity Director on November 5, 2018 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Important Message from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

Dear Brother Knights,

 

I urge you to contact your two U.S. Senators today, and tell them tosupport the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently concluded hearings on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination, and the full Senate is expected to hold a confirmation vote in the…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 10, 2018 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Knights of Columbus of Iowa Retreat November 16-18

American Martyrs Retreat House

 Knights of Columbus of Iowa Retreat

November 16-18, 2018

 A Modern Man’s Journey to His Soul 

At a time when the pillars of society around us are shaking; Catholic men…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 6, 2018 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Congratulations One of the 100 Supreme Council Families of the Month

Congratulations to Jeff and Megan Schulte and their sons Will, Cameron and Dawson for not only being nominated as the July 2018 “Family of the Month” for our Council, but for also being chosen at random by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council office from among many entries received.  As one of the 100 monthly “Family of the Month” winners at the Supreme Council office, Jeff and his family were awarded a Holy Family Bible. Grand Knight, Dale Asleson, presented them with the inscribed Holy…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 3, 2018 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Waterloo 4th Degree Exemplification

Brother Knights attached you'll find the sign up form for our upcoming 4th Degree Exemplification to be on Saturday, October 13th at St Edward Catholic School, Waterloo, Iowa. We are honored to be chosen to host this event in our Cedar Valley Community this year. I encourage all Sir Knights and family to attend and participate in this event.  The time for recruiting candidates from the 3rd Degree to the 4th Degree is now.  If you are aware of someone who may…

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Added by Publicity Director on September 3, 2018 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Shawn Still announces plans to slow down

In a letter to State Officers and Still Agency Team members Shawn Still announced on Friday that he was stepping down as a General Agent, but returning as a Field Agent. Below is his letter. We wish him and his family the best during this transition. 

Dear State Officers and Team members,



I’m grateful for the Past 11 years to serve the 87 councils and 12,000 members of Central and Southeast Iowa as the…

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Added by Publicity Director on August 17, 2018 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment

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

Banuelos working with area Councils to Carry on Fr. McGivney's Vision

"When the Knights of Columbus were founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, the goal was the protection of Irish Catholic families that had no access to public services when they lost their breadwinner.
135 years later, the Knights of Columbus continue reaching out to those Catholic families that have traveled from afar and have found comfort in their home: the Catholic Church. Our outreach efforts are not limited to charitable works: we want to call them…
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Added by Publicity Director on January 3, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Iowa City Council 842--4th Place in International Service Program

Congratulations to Iowa City Council 842 on receiving the 4th place award for International Church Service Program.

Pictured is Grand Knight Darrin Robinson and Worthy State Secretary Paul…

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Added by Publicity Director on January 1, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Iowa Knights of Columbus Dedicated Cornerstone Rock for VA Hospital Terrain Therapy Garden

Author: James Maertens, Council #1961 Stuart

Members of the Iowa Knights of Columbus greatly exemplified their fourth degree duty of patriotism Sunday, December 17th. Members were on…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 31, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

2018 State KC Bowling Tournament Registration Deadline is January 1st.

2018 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Bowing Tournament

Feb, 24-25; March 3-4; March 10-11; March 17-18, 2018

1301 1st Ave. East, Cascade Iowa 52033 Brother Knight's and GK's,

Cascade's St. Thomas Aquinas Council 930 will be hosting the 59th Annual KC State Bowling Tournament at the Cascade Lanes, 13011st Ave East, Cascade,IA 52033. Team shift will be on Saturday at 11am & 2:30pm. Singles…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 30, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

HAVE A BEAR-Y MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The Knights of Columbus shout out a huge THANK YOU to the citizens of Onawa and the surrounding area for their generous out-pouring of charitable love that made for a successful Christmas Toy Drive!

New, unwrapped toys were donated over a four week period at locations that included Bomgaars, Dollar General, McCloy Chiropractic, Shopko, Stangel Pharmacy, and St. John (Onawa) and St. Bernard (Blencoe) churches.

 The donations were presented to Brenda Howland, Director of West…

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Added by Publicity Director on December 20, 2017 at 6:46am — No Comments

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

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