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Iowa KofC Program Director's News Updates (23)

Two Iowans received international KofC scholarships

Two Iowa youth were most recently informed of their selection of a scholarship from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus!

James Lamansky was selected to receive…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 8, 2016 at 8:25pm — No Comments

2015-2016 Outstanding Council Programs

2015-2016 Outstanding Council Programs

It is the privilege of the Iowa State Council to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Council Surge with Service program for the 2015-2016 fraternal year. These Councils were recognized during the 2016 State Convention of the Iowa Knights of Columbus, held April 15-17, 2016.

Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on April 17, 2016 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Bishop Nickless blesses new ultrasound machine financed by Siouxland KofC councils

A new and improved ultrasound machine is now in use at Mary’s Choice in Sioux City.

Bishop Walker Nickless blessed the device at the pregnancy resource center on Feb. 6, surrounded by staff,…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 29, 2016 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Announcing the 2015-2016 Individual Merit Awards

Congratulations to the following individuals who were selected to receive one of the 2015-2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Individual Merit Awards!

Each recipient will be recognized during the 2016 State Convention to be held April 16, 2016 at the majestic Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Tickets for the banquet are available through…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 28, 2016 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Results of the 2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee

The 2016 Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee was held at St. Cecilia Church in Ames on Sunday, March 6. State Youth Director Richard Jacoby, Jr. was present to congratulate the participants and award a $50 check to the state champion of each grade.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 8, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The importance of the SP-7 form

Why is the SP-7 form important?

After discussing with a number of council Grand Knights and Program Directors, here are few reasons they say the SP-7  is important-…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 4, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Columbian Award ideas

One of the questions I hear often is, "I don't know what to put on the Columbian Award application?", or "We don't do enough stuff in that category". Often times the answer is not that you don't do enough, rather you don't know how to put your items down. …

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on February 2, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Building the Domestic Church webinar- February 20

Come one- come all!

All state officers, district deputies and council officers are encouraged to participate in this webinar.  Please feel free to share this invitation with others, as the Supreme Council may not have a full and complete list of fraternal leader email addresses.



This session will be geared toward Building the…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on January 28, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Holy Family Icon program support materials released

As announced at the most recent Supreme Convention, a new Icon has been introduced as part of the traveling Icon Prayer Program. Our newest icon features the Holy Family- Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.

Just released are the official prayer card and…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on November 4, 2015 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Family Matters: Mission of Love Adult Conference in Waterloo on November 7

Join us for the Archdiocese of Dubuque Adult Conference focused on the family! This will be a conference to inspire, equip, and empower families for their mission of love.

The conference is Saturday, Nov 7 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo.

Featured presenters include Jon Leonetti, Joel and Lisa Schmidt, and John Angotti. In…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on September 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Two Iowan Families selected as Supreme Council "Family of the Month"

The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council has selected two families from Iowa as awardees of the July "Family of the Month"!…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on August 31, 2015 at 8:32am — No Comments

Iowan Youth receives International KofC Scholarship

The Iowa State Council and Council #952 in Algona, IA, are proud to announce that Kaitlyn Fogarty has been awarded the Knights of Columbus John W. McDevitt Scholarship. 

This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors whose…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 31, 2015 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

2015 Running of the Silver Rose- June 28- July 19

The 2015 Running of the Silver Rose will begin Sunday, June 28 as the Rose is presented from the Wisconsin State Council. It will conclude during a send-off ceremony on Sunday, July 19 as it is passed to the Illinois State Council.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on June 24, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Onawa-Blencoe Knights Hold Highway Clean-Up Day

NOTE: This originally appeared in the 10 July 2014 edition of The Catholic Globe, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Sioux City.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 17, 2014 at 9:13pm — No Comments

View from the Scooter: Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Father Dennis Meinen, a priest of the Diocese of Sioux City, serves as chaplain at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, Sioux City, for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the diocese and Calix; and is Faithful Friar of the Garrigan Fourth Degree Assembly. He was the honoree for the Fourth Degree Exemplification held in Sioux City on 12 April 2014. This column, which appeared in The Catholic Globe, the official newspaper of the…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 17, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Knights of Columbus Help Provide Prosthetics to Boston Marathon Bombing Amputees

One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event.

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on April 15, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

NOW IS THE TIME TO SHOOT FOR THE STARS!

For the fraternal year 2013-14 ending on June 30th, 2014, we have the following Star Council Incentives:

  • Star Council: Council will receive 4,000 VIP points
  • Double Star Council: Council will receive 8,000 VIP…
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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on April 7, 2014 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Council Bluffs Mass for Life 22 January

Father Glen Wilwerding, Pastor of St. Patrick's in Council Bluffs, will be celebrating a special Pro-Life Mass on 22 January at 6:30 PM to commemorate the infamous decision of Roe v. Wade. Since then more than 50 million surgical and more than 250 million chemical (or pill induced) abortions have been performed and this is the least we can do is attend a Mass asking God for an end to this abomination. This will be…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on January 16, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Soccer Challenge 2012 Champions Announced

Congratulations to all the winners and a million thanks to Council St. Mary's 12334 in Pella for such a great organization and dedication hosting the State Soccer Challenge every year, in addition to their local and Regional events.

Check the winners at http://iowakofc.org/page/soccer-state-champions

Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on November 1, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments

2012 Soccer Challenge Regional Championships

The Regional Championships for the Soccer Challenge 2012 took place

October 6th and October 7th in several locations across the state. 

Check out the Qualifiers to the State Soccer Challenge.  All these qualify to the State Soccer Challenge which will take place October 20th @ 10:00 AM at the …

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on October 8, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

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