Decorah Knights's News Updates (96)

Important news for Saint Benedict's parish and Knights

Two very important things to note –
 
There will be no handicap entrance through the rectory this weekend (14-15 July 2018). Due to the moving in of Fr. Hertges, our new pastor, time is needed for him to get things put away and settle in. We will keep you…
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Added by Decorah Knights on July 13, 2018 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Saint Maria Goretti

Today is the feast day of Maria Goretti.…
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Added by Decorah Knights on July 6, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 List of Events All Through the Year

Click here for the list of events for July - December 2018.

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 5, 2018 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

catechesis 180703: covenant

Catechesis

Sacramental marriage is a covenant, NOT a contract. The bride and the groom tell each other that they are each theirs, no matter what, for the rest of their lives. It's just like the covenant between Jesus and His Church; no matter what the people do, Jesus (God) is ALWAYS true to His people.

"With a contract, if one agreeing party does something in violation of…

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 3, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Saint Benedict's Parish Engages in Weekly Eucharistic Adoration

Saint Benedict's parish has been engaging in weekly Eucharistic adoration from 7 am to 8 pm each Monday since Monday 6 November 2017.

The parish is looking for committed adorers who will sign up to spend time, weekly, with the exposed blessed Sacrament. If you are interested, please click here to contact Saint Benedict's…

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 2, 2018 at 8:48pm — 5 Comments

Farewell Father Gibbs

Father Phil Gibbs has been chaplain for Council 4208 for the past eleven years.

"Father Phillip Gibbs will be re-assigned as pastor of Resurrection Parish in Dubuque, after serving as pastor of St. Benedict…

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Added by Decorah Knights on June 15, 2018 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Calling All Knights

From: Samuel Scheidt (Grand Knight)

Sent: Saturday, June 2, 2018 11:15 AM

Subject: calling brother…

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Added by Decorah Knights on June 2, 2018 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Review of "Parish Priest"

"Parish Priest -- Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism," is a biography on the Order's founder. Written by best-selling author Douglas Brinkley and Julie M. Fenster, the book is a fascinating account of Father McGivney's world and the people who influenced him and came to know his greatness.

Review by St. Benedict's Council 4208 member M:

I have…

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Added by Decorah Knights on May 28, 2018 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain Father Phil Gibbs Speaks at Luther College Chapel, Wed 29 Nov 2017

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain Father Phil Gibbs Speaks at Luther College Chapel, Wed 29 Nov 2017.



Click here for the ~20-minute video.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on November 29, 2017 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to Hold Church Drive this coming weekend

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to Hold Church Drive this coming weekend, 28-29 October. Information about Church Drives: http://iowakofc.org/page/church-drive-materials

Brother Knights, please call [five six three two seven seven zero zero four three] to volunteer:

Need at least one Knight to have paper and pencils in pews prior…

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Added by Decorah Knights on November 12, 2017 at 8:44pm — 13 Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Serves Refreshments After 10 am Mass on Sunday 17 September 2017

The Decorah Knights of Columbus served refreshments after the 10 am Mass on Sunday 17 September 2017. The Decorah Knights do this monthly.…

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Added by Decorah Knights on October 5, 2017 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Life Chain in Decorah

LIFE CHAIN Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing together, praying for our nation and for an end to abortion. It is a visual statement of solidarity by the Christian community that abortion kills children and that the Church supports the sanctity of human life from the moment of conception until natural death. It will be held, Sunday, Oct. 1st, 2017, from 2:00-3:30pm at St. Benedict Church. All are invited to…

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Added by Decorah Knights on September 27, 2017 at 6:29am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Youth of the Month for September 2017

Emily Franzen. Congratulations!

Added by Decorah Knights on September 16, 2017 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Decorah Knights CPID (tootsie roll) drive round up 2017

On the 1st, 2nd, and 9th of September, the Decorah Knights of Columbus collected $ for the CPID and handed out tootsie rolls in thanksgiving to donors.

The Decorah Knights of Columbus thank the following for providing locations in Decorah where the Knights could collect $:…

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Added by Decorah Knights on September 15, 2017 at 9:27pm — 1 Comment

Father Knipper's pastoral tips for people who are in need of a visit by a priest to a dying/ill friend or relative

As part of Father Knipper's homily during daily Mass on Tuesday 25 July 2017 in Saint Benedict's parish, he gave some pastoral tips for people who are in need of a visit by a priest to a dying/ill friend or relative. Here's what Father suggested:…

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 27, 2017 at 1:22am — 1 Comment

Decorah Knights Council 4208 Chaplain's Homily, 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Year A - 07/02/2017

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Year A - 07/02/2017

2 Kings 4:8-11,14-16a, Psalm 89, Romans 6:3-4,8-11, Matthew 10:37-42

"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me." Matthew 10:37-38

Ole and Lena absolutely loved to go camping…

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 5, 2017 at 12:36am — No Comments

Decorah Knights Council 4208 to host Human Trafficking Presentation

A presentation on “Human Trafficking” will be given by Winneshiek County Sheriff Dan Marx and Mariana Vega from “Friends of the Family Services” on April 10, 2017. Topics will include: definitions of human trafficking, warning signs of trafficking, who is involved (traffickers, victims, buyers) and the services provided by Friends of the Family for those who are victims. High school age and older are invited to attend, especially parents.



For time,…

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Added by Decorah Knights on March 21, 2017 at 10:57am — 4 Comments

Decorah Knights Lead and Participate in Faith Sharing (Fellowship of the Church)

Members of Decorah Knights' Council 4208 are leading and participating in a new Faith Sharing (Fellowship of the Church) group, meeting each Thursday after the 5:15 pm Mass in Saint Benedict's parish. Click …

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Added by Decorah Knights on December 29, 2016 at 9:39pm — 15 Comments

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