Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 of the Knights of Columbus dedicated the funds received at its January omelet breakfast to the Lakes Area youngsters traveling to the March for Life Youth Rally in Washington, D.C. Parish youth helped the Knights serve more than 125 hungry people for a free will offering Sunday, January 17 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall on Hill Avenue in Spirit Lake
The funds raised helped pay for the transportation, food and lodging for twelve students to attend from January 20-24. Two parish adults, including St. Mary’s Parish Director of Youth Ministry Mary Brandt, joined them in their efforts to protect life from conception to natural death. Iowa is sending several buses to the 43rd Annual March for Life this year. Helen Gurley Brown is the featured speaker at the March for Life Conference – marchforlife.org.