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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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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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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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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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Iowa Knights of Columbus at the Iowa State Fair

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Iowa Knight Line - January 27, 2017











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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

Download the Flyer: …

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

Nonpartisan National Voter Registration Program

 

Dear Brother…

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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

Christ Our Life Conference Volunteers Needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS THROUGHOUT IOWA WELCOMED TO SERVE IN VARIOUS MINISTRIES FOR 2014 CHRIST OUR LIFE REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Catholic…

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Added by Publicity Director on July 3, 2014 at 3:37pm — No Comments

The Feast of Corpus Christi

The Corpus Christi Procession: a Catholic Tradition

Processing through the community with the Blessed Sacrament on the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ is a venerable Church tradition. The procession is an outward demonstration of Catholic faith and belief in the real presence of the risen Christ, under the appearance of the Consecrated Host.

In his Apostolic Letter …

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Added by Publicity Director on June 22, 2014 at 9:01am — No Comments

Fortnight for Freedom June 21-July 4

  For Immediate Release

Date:      June 11, 2014

Contact:  Anne Marie Cox (515) 237-5057

 

 

Fortnight for Freedom celebrated in Des Moines

Pray for religious liberty and the freedom to…

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Added by Publicity Director on June 14, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

St Augustin 10558 Fields Plane Pull Team for Special Olympics

Saturday, June 7, a team of twenty Knights, parishioners and friends from St Augustin Parish and Council 10558 shown in the photograph under the leadership of Tre Critelli, pulled a 122,000 pound UPS 757 over a measured course at DSM airport to benefit Special Olympics - Iowa, a…

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Added by Publicity Director on June 8, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Greetings to the Hierarchy - from Des Moines Convention 2014

It is customary for the Iowa State Council of the Knights of Columbus gathered in convention to send greetings and pledges of support to the Bishops of Iowa.

This pleasant duty is generally handled by the Past State Deputies of Iowa on behalf of the delegates and general membership. Full letter at IowaKofC Position Statements

This year's letter…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 10, 2014 at 7:05am — No Comments

Report of the Good of the Order Committee - Convention 2014

Pro-Tem Committee Report

Iowa Knights of Columbus

State Convention - May 3, 2014

Committee Name Good of the Order



We pledge our renewed support for Our Holy Pontiff Pope Francis, who is truly a" Pope of the

People" and we commend Him for showing us by His humility that We were placed on this

earth to help those who need our help.



We urge all councils to continue their generous participation in the many important programs

that make our…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 10, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

State Deputy-Elect Dan Werner Addresses Convention Delegates: Go Make a Difference

State Deputy Elect Dan Werner addressed the convention delegates shortly after he was elected. His acceptance address laid out the main emphasis he intends to be the focus of his time in office. Under the overall theme of "Go Make a Difference"…

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