At the Knights of Columbus College Conference being held 26-28 September 2014, College Councils for the first time were recognized for having earned the distinction of Star Council. The Star Council Award is the highest distinction any Council can achieve. It takes into consideration a Council’s membership and insurance growth, as well as programming activities reported in each of six program categories, which are the…Continue
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Iowa Knights of Columbus Family Director Joe Pollpeter announced the August 2014 Knight and Family of the Month for the Iowa…Continue
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In October 2014, the Knights of Columbus launched “Building the Domestic Church: The Family Fully Alive” to help both our families and parishes grow in the faith.
This program will help Knights and their families prepare for the 8th World Meeting of Families to be held next year in Philadelphia, while also offering opportunities for daily…Continue
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Members of the Iowa Knight of Columbus are continually searching for new ways to enhance our Order’s mission and contributions to the Church, community, and fellowman. Publicity can be a very useful communications tool, advancing Knights of Columbus…Continue
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For the past several years, Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 of the Knights of Columbus based in Ankeny has been supporting the mission of their neighbor Easter Seals Iowa and its Camp Sunnyside. As a result of this partnership, Council 5038 and Easter…Continue
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Did you know that in 2007 there were 6,500 abortions in the State of Iowa? In 2014, that number is expected to approach 9,000. More than sixteen unborn children are killed every day in Iowa.
The good news is that 91% of women who see their unborn child on an ultrasound machine at the Informed Choices Clinics choose LIFE! YOU can help…Continue
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CLICK HERE to read the full article from The Catholic Messenger, the newspaper of the Diocese of Davenport.
Iowa’s four dioceses recently helded their annual state seminarian convocation in Iowa City. The Iowa Knights of Columbus proudly sponsors this yearly event.
CLICK HERE to read an article on the convocation from The…Continue
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Speaking as a special guest at the States Dinner during the 132nd Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus in Orlando, Florida on 5 August 2014, actor Gary Sinise, who played Lt. Dan Taylor in the movie Forrest Gump, thanked the Knights of Columbus for its support of his foundation for wounded military personnel. He said, “You have shown that you can be a shining light of hope” for severely injured…Continue
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Sir Knights of Clement Smythe Assembly 262 based in and around Fort Dodge are shown presenting funds to Ron Newsum, chairman and founder of Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight, a group of dedicated volunteers that sends veterans on a flight to Washington D.C. , to visit the memorials which were erected in their honor. Assembly 262 earlier this year spear headed a fundraiser which resulted in a donation of…Continue
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As we celebrate the Fortnight for Freedom, this guest column was printed in the June 20, 2014 edition of The Catholic Mirror, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Des…Continue
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By Jason Follett, Faithful Navigator - Father Paul F. Hans Assembly 3265
The United States along…Continue
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From Al Winters, Knights of Columbus Field Agent based in Mason City
Father John Naumann Council 11162 in Greene conducted a First Degree to induct two new members into the Order 25 July 2012. The new members are brothers as well as college students and are preparing to head back to college. The dad is a Third Degree Insurance Brother Knight.
Wednesday night was the only night that would work for one of the candidates…Continue