The Diocese of Des Moines
Knights of Columbus membership drive
February 1, 2013
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

All four Iowa bishops are members of the Knights of Columbus have issued letters of support and an invitation to men ages 18 and older to prayerfully consider joining the organization. Each parish will individually determine how to disseminate the letter from their bishop.


The Knights of Columbus was formed 130 years ago with the purpose of defending their country, their families and their faith. Today, the Knights of Columbus continue the mission of their founder, Venerable Servant of God Father Michael J. McGivney, to be the bearers of Christ in the world. the Knights of Columbus have been called "the strong right arm of the Church" and have been praised by popes, presidents and other world leaders for support of the Church, programs of evangelization, Catholic education, civic involvement and aid to those in need.


For more information on the Knights of Columbus, click here for the national organization's website and here for the Iowa Knights of Columbus website. Save to


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