The Father Michael J. McGivney Guild serves as a source for information about the life, works and spirituality of Father McGivney. The Guild distributes informational materials about him, receives reports of favors granted through his…Continue
Click Here to read a great article from The Catholic Messenger, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Davenport, on the Iowa Knights of Columbus' plan for a stronger Culture of Life.
The 2015 Iowa Knights of Columbus Softball Tournament will be held in Cascade on July 18th-19th. Watch this space for more information as it becomes available.
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Theresa Schlueter, wife of PSD, FDM, FVSM, and current State Treasurer Francis Schlueter, had successful hip replacement surgery 22 April 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Well wishes can be sent via Theresa’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/theresa.schlueter.9) or via mail (452 NW 70th Pl | Ankeny, IA 50023-9536).
The 47th International Knights of Columbus Camporee
IOWA…Join the Scene in 2015
Walnut Acres Campgrounds | Monticello, Iowa…Continue
March 29th had special significance in 2015. First, it was Palm Sunday. Second, it was Knights of Columbus Founder’s Day, celebrating the legacy of Venerable Servant of God Father Michael J. McGivney and the contributions of Knights since 1882. Finally, it was when Iowa held its 2014-2015 finals for the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship.…Continue
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The 20th Annual Eastern Iowa KofC Campout will be held at the Walnut Acres Campgrounds in Monticello on 28-30 August 2015. Join us for a weekend of camping like you are in Hawaii.
Registration will be open Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
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To download the registration form,…Continue
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Many have gotten to know Doug Kollasch over the past two and half years as we have shared his battle with brain cancer in several News Updates on www.iowakofc.org. Sadly, he lost…Continue
Bishop Richard E. Pates encourages the Knights of Columbus in the Diocese of Des Moines to partner with Habitat for Humanity in its bid to build a home on Francis Avenue in Des Moines for a low-income family in honor of Pope Francis.…Continue
The Iowa Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee is an exciting contest for youth in grades 4-7 to demonstrate their spelling abilities and show that knowledge is also cool.
The 2014-2015 contest was held at Saint Cecilia's Parish and School in Ames on 1 March 2015 with the following being…Continue
The winners of the 2014-2015 Iowa Knights of Columbus Essay Contest are:
For the 2014-2015 fraternal year, the Iowa Knights of Columbus will be accepting nominations for the following awards:
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In a society where Christmas has become for many - especially children - a secular holiday, the Knights of Columbus sponsors the Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest as a defender for the faith. This program, similar to the Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest, allows young people to engage their creative talents and imaginations while understanding the true, spiritual meaning of Christmas.…Continue
When Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City, which has provided confidential pregnancy testing and counseling as well as support for families since 1986, was exploring the addition of a 3D-4D ultrasound machine to expand its services, several Knights of Columbus felt the calling to make this a reality.
Alyn Winters, Knights of Columbus…Continue
At the 2012 Annual State Council Meeting aka convention, the by-law concerning proposing resolutions was amended. Under the new rules, resolutions must be submitted to the State Deputy and the State Advocate forty-five (45) days before the Annual State Council Meeting. For 2015, the deadline is February 23, 2015.…Continue
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The 2014 Iowa Knights of Columbus Family of the Year, Jayson and Darci Wagner from Anamosa, were featured in the latest blog posting of Fathers for Good, a fatherhood initiative by the Knights of Columbus for men and also wives who want to support their husbands in becoming the best fathers. CLICK…Continue
The 2014-2015 Iowa KofC Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities (CPID) to date has raised $621,990.76.
“Iowa has exceeded $600,000 in four of the last five years”, said Denny Hagedorn, Iowa KofC CPID Chairman. “In 2013-14, Iowa raised $622,373 and with 18 more Councils still to report for 2014-2015, we will easily surpass that…Continue
Congratulations to the following Councils for winning the January 2015 Membership Incentive! Each will be receiving a check for $50.
Council 1115 - Neola
Council 3893 - Vinton…Continue