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May 2021 Newsletter

Posted on May 01, 2021 in: General News

May 2021 Newsletter
Two were bound for Emmaus by Bob Hurd Two were bound for Emmaus, disheartened and lost; all hope for the future had been nailed to the cross, love unknown then walked beside them, come back from the dead, and they knew he was risen in the breaking of the bread. On, the sea of Tiberius, when the night was nearly gone and their toil seemed so useless, not one fish had th...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2021

Answer The Call

Posted on May 01, 2021 in: General News

Answer The Call
      As life begins to return to normal many of us find ourselves reflecting on our lives "Before COVID-19" and now again moving forward "After COVID-19". Many have found themselves evaluating what was working and what may be in need of a change up. We encourage you to pray and reflect on the journey that Our Father has in store for ...

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Careers, 2021

The Divine Cancel Culture

Posted on May 01, 2021 in: General News

The Divine Cancel Culture
The Divine Cancel Culture By his death and resurrection, Christ has purchased our redemption and freed us from our sins By Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori.      IN RECENT YEARS, “cancel culture” has gained a lot of traction. Celebrities, corporations and others deemed culturally offensive are called out, shamed and shunned. Perhap...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Agent of the Month

Posted on May 01, 2021 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Jerome Pickett  as the March Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Jerome for your hard work and dedication to the Knights of Columbus and your fellow Knights and their Families! 

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Agent of the Month, Knights of Columbus, 2021

Live Events COMING SOON

Posted on May 01, 2021 in: General News

Live Events COMING SOON
Please join us Next Month for another incredible opportunity through our live (from home) events! Visit our Live Events tab to reserve your place today! 

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Knights of Columbus, Live Events, 2021
New Favors Reported Through Father McGivney’s Help
New Favors Reported Through Father McGivney’s Help Since the K of C founder’s beatification in October 2020, faithful around the world continue to report answered prayers due to his intercession By Andrew Fowler  Father Michael J. McGivney’s role in the miraculous healing of Michael “Mikey” Schachle from fetal hydrops was recognized l...

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Father McGivney, Knights of Columbus, Prayer, 2021

April Newsletter

Posted on April 01, 2021 in: General News

April Newsletter
Dear State Family and Brother Knights, Hoping against hope, that your Easter season has found you looking toward spring with fresh eyes. I also love this time of year when leaves are coming on and the Lord has Risen. From Judy and I, Happy Easter. Time has now begun to look to the last quarter of the fraternal year and as we continue to look for ways to serve the church a...

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News Letter, 2021, April

RETIREMENT ANNUITIES

Posted on April 01, 2021 in: General News

RETIREMENT ANNUITIES
RETIREMENT ANNUITIES A Part of K of C's Suite of Insurance Products FIND AN AGENT JOIN What is it? An annuity is a retirement savings product. You make contributions, and, after a specified amount of time, the annuity pays you a regular income stream. Who needs it? There are few financial matters we give more thought and attention to than our retirement. E...

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News Letter, 2021, April
A Lifeline for Persecuted Christians
A Lifeline for Persecuted Christians How the Knights of Columbus has supported persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East 3/8/2021 As Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq and Syria in the summer of 2014, the future of Christianity in the Middle East hung in the balance. ISIS systematically targeted Christians and other religio...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021, April
Knights Join Pope in Unity with Iraq’s Persecuted
Knights Join Pope in Unity with Iraq’s Persecuted The Knights of Columbus joins Pope Francis in prayer and support as he makes his March 5-8 apostolic journey to Iraq. 3/5/2021   The Knights of Columbus joins Pope Francis in prayer and support as he makes his March 5-8 apostolic journey to Iraq — the first papal visit to that country. This histo...

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2021

New Supreme Officers Elected

Posted on April 01, 2021 in: General News

New Supreme Officers Elected
The Board of Directors has elected Paul O’Sullivan as Deputy Supreme Knight and Patrick Mason as Supreme Secretary. 3/9/2021 The Knights of Columbus Board of Directors has elected Paul G. O’Sullivan as Deputy Supreme Knight, and Patrick T. Mason as Supreme Secretary. Deputy Supreme Knight Paul G. O’Sullivan was elected to the Board of Directors in 202...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2021, April
MDRT Wisconsin Agents Receive Top Honors
It is with the utmost pride and gratitude that the Nowak Agency of the Knights of Columbus wish to Congratulate and Recognize the outstanding work of the TEN men who have been recognized by the Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT membership indicates a serious commitment to this business and to your clients, with a skillset to match that commitment! Congratulatio...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

March 2021 Newsletter

Posted on February 28, 2021 in: General News

March 2021 Newsletter
Dear State Family and Brother Knights, A look into this Lent is exciting and far less daunting to me than others. I have always associated Isolation to Lent, going into the dessert, fasting, ash and sack cloth. This year the mask is the sack cloth and the isolation has been real for quite a while. Having an Easter with Mass will be more than a welcome sight for these sore an...

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News Letter, 2021, March
Knights of Columbus elects next Supreme Knight
Patrick Kelly’s tenure as the Order’s 14th Supreme Knight will commence March 1. 2/5/2021 The Knights of Columbus Board of Directors elected Patrick E. Kelly as the next Supreme Knight on Feb. 5, to continue the mission of charity, unity and fraternity established by the Order’s Founder, Blessed Michael McGivney, almost 140 years ago. Carl A. Anderson...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Wisconsin Agent of the Month

Posted on February 28, 2021 in: General News

Wisconsin Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to recognize and show our gratitiude to our Past January Agent of the Month Tim Dreger. Tim's hard work and commitment to the Knights is admirable! Thank you Tim! 

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Agent of the Month
“These Liberties We Hold Sacred” — Carl Anderson
Book features a collection of Supreme Knight Anderson speeches and essays on the confluence of faith and public life 2/11/2021 NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, has been a vocal advocate for religious freedom, both nationally and internationally, throughout his career. His latest book features many of his speeches, essays a...

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2021
K of C Sends Oxygen to Covid-Hit Amazon Region
Knights of Columbus answers plea from Brazilian archbishop for assistance during pandemic.     2/12/2021 Responding to an urgent request from Archbishop Leonardo Steiner, O.F.M., archbishop of Manaus, Brazil, the Knights of Columbus has sent more than $200,000 in concentrated oxygen and personal oxygen concentrator devices to the Amazon regions of Brazil an...

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Knights of Columbus, Covid-19, 2021

February Newsletter

Posted on January 31, 2021 in: General News

February Newsletter
Happy New year to all and here is hoping the longer days will be a blessing for us all. With a new year is always the start of new habits. So, I would make a humble suggestion that we all start by bringing in at least one new member into your favorite organization, the Knights of Columbus. We will be having a statewide event in February on the 23rd at 7pm, another Fraternal Ben...

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News Letter, 2021
February 2021 Live Event: Estate Planning Webinar
This Month the Nowak Agency is proud to be bringing you another amazing Live Webinar event! Please Join us for: Estate Planning by Daniel Purtell  When: Tuesday February 23rd, at 7:00pm-8:00pm  Please sign up on our Live Events tab linked below! We can't wait for this awesome opportunity!   

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Live Events, 2021
To Be a Knight Is to Defend Life
Below is a link to the wonderful 'Defend Life' video put out by the Knights of Columbus YouTube Team!  Please take a few minutes to follow the link and watch the video.   

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March for Life
Supreme Knight Receives Pro-Life Legacy Award
Supreme Knight Receives Pro-Life Legacy Award March for Life honors Supreme Knight Carl Anderson at Virtual Rose Dinner Gala for lifetime of pro-life service 1/29/2021 Supreme Knight Carl Anderson has advocated for the dignity and rights of unborn children for more than 50 years. These decades of work for the pro-life cause were recognized Jan. 29 when the March for Li...

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2021

'Together Strong'

Posted on January 31, 2021 in: General News

'Together Strong'
‘Together Strong’ An interview with Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, about the unity, growth and challenges of the pro-life cause 1/1/2021   After months of social and political unrest amid an ongoing global pandemic, the 48th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., will take place Jan. 29 under a banner of unity and hope: “...

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2021
K of C Highlighted in Nonprofit Investing News
Attached is a PDF article of the 2021 Nonprofit News Special Report that features the Knights of Columbus. 

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2021

January Newsletter

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: General News

January Newsletter
General Agent Submission for January Newsletter, Greetings State Families, and Brothers I hope your Advent was Glorious on Christmas Day this year! “That is the First Advent, the Second Advent will be of Immeasurable glory. It is at that coming all of us will be judged, each personally and individually. That will be the advent we hope will assure us of eternal ha...

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2021, January, Newsletter
K OF C PRAYS FOR HEALING FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
The Order announced an effort to honor indigenous peoples who passed away from COVID-19 at Mass for Healing Among Native Communities By Andrew Fowler 12/14/2020 Father Maurice Henry Sands celebrates a Mass for healing among native communities at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine on Dec. 9, the feast day of St. Juan Diego. (Image by Sarah Gorham) The Knights of Col...

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Prayer for Protection in Time of Pandemic
Prayer composed by Pope Francis seeks Our Lady’s Intercession 3/14/2020 11036 - Full Page Version 11036A - Card Version 11036B - Multiple Card Version More News on the Knights and the Coronavirus NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori, the supreme chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, has asked his parishioners, members of the Knights a...

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2020, Corona Virus Update, Prayer
Christmas with Blessed Michael McGivney
A Yuletide story of the Knights of Columbus founder By Brian Caulfield12/23/2020 It was an especially joyous occasion for Father Michael McGivney when he entered his boyhood church for Christmas celebrations in 1877. He was 25 years old, newly ordained, and ready to offer his first Solemn Mass before family members and friends at Immaculate Conception Church in his hometo...

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2020, Father McGivney, December
Knights of Columbus Year in Review 2020
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBAfoEp8cTk Attached is a link to the "Year in Review 2020" video on youtube made by the Knights of Columbus 

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Supreme Knight to Receive Award at March for Life
Supreme Knight to Receive Award at March for Life 12/15/2020 Tim Tebow to Address the 39th Annual March for Life Rose Dinner, Held Virtually in 2021   Knights of Columbus’ Carl Anderson to Receive Award WASHINGTON, D.C. – The March for Life announced that the Rose Dinner, an annual pro-life gala held on the evening ...

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2021, March for Life, Supreme Knight

December Newsletter

Posted on November 29, 2020 in: General News

December Newsletter
Dear State Family,  Another year has come and gone. Next month the Nowak Agency celebrates it's One Year Anniversary of serving Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. We are happy to be here and thankful for your trust in us. We have begun to find our rythm and are happy to see the new faces and families joining our ranks! Attached down below is a video message from Tim...

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News Letter
Five Reasons We're Thankful This Year
During the challenges of this year, the Knights of Columbus are counting their blessings By Andrew Fowler11/23/2020 This year has been unlike any other in recent memory. The myriad of challenges, most notably the COVID-19 pandemic, have shaken our way of life. And with the holiday season approaching, government officials are recommending people to limit family at their Th...

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December

Answer The Call

Posted on November 29, 2020 in: General News

Answer The Call
We here at the Nowak Agency are praying for more Brother Knights to join our team.  Working for the Knights of Columbus is unlike any other career opportunity you’ll come across. We’re a very unique organization in a very unique business. Working for the Knights allows you to lead a life of service to your community, to the Church, and to Catholic families i...

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Careers
Uniting In Christ With Our Native Brothers
By Andrew Fowler      Blessed Michael McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus to help Irish-immigrant Catholics who were marginalized to the peripheries of society. More than 100 years Later, the Knights still stand with Catholics in the peripheries, although it's a different group of Catholics. Today, it's Native American Catholics who are often marg...

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For Our Gratitude

Posted on November 29, 2020 in: General News

For Our Gratitude
Even today we ought to cherish the gifts of that first Thanksgiving By Gerald Korson11/25/2020 Ingrained upon our collective consciousness is a mental image of the first Thanksgiving in 1621: a few dozen English pilgrims, having survived a difficult first year as settlers fleeing religious persecution, give thanks to God by sharing the fruits of their harvest with a local...

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2020
Watch and Wait: During Advent, Christ Calls us to be Vigilant
By Gerald Korson11/25/2020 As we begin the season of Advent, we notice the days growing shorter. For many, the air is turning chillier too. We likely will start spending more time at home as well — not just to enjoy light and warmth, but also to curtail the spread of COVID-19. To be “cooped up” at home, as we have already experienced during this pandemic...

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Advent, Christmas, December
Another Live Event with Tom Hegna!
This December another great opportunity for a Live Seminar with Tom Hegna! The Flyer is attached below with a link to a registration page. Thinking about retirement? Award-winning author, speaker and economist – Tom Hegna – will be joining agents from The Borrelli, Huard & Wesley Agencies to present a free webinar for members and guests. Tom has been dubbed b...

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Live Events

November Newsletter

Posted on November 01, 2020 in: General News

November Newsletter
GA, Newsletter submission November, 2020 Dear State Family, Over the past few weeks, the Agency office has received numerous calls from all parts of the State and we are blessed to be able to help so many with their policy needs. The Agents in the State continue to look for ways to serve you in these times of difficulty. The Mission of Father McGivney burns brighter now t...

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News Letter

A Career Unlike Any Other

Posted on November 01, 2020 in: General News

A Career Unlike Any Other
A CAREER UNLIKE ANY OTHER Working for the Knights of Columbus is unlike any other career opportunity you’ll come across. We’re a very unique organization in a very unique business. Working for the Knights allows you to lead a life of service to your community, to the Church, and to Catholic families in your area, while providing for your own. Join our team tod...

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Careers
Father McGivney Prayer Card (Printer Friendly)
Here we have linked the Prayer for the Canonization of Father Michael McGivney for you to print out and use at your lesiure. Please do so and may the Lord Bless you. 

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Prayer
Father Michael McGivney: An American Blessed
This new documentary explores the life, legacy and impact of Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus and apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity. Become a Knight: http://kofc.org/joinus Visit us at: http://www.kofc.org

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Blessed Michael McGivney Beatified

Posted on November 01, 2020 in: General News

Blessed Michael McGivney Beatified
By Andrew Fowler The founder of the Knights of Columbus was officially declared “blessed” in a Mass celebrated on Oct. 31 HARTFORD, CONN. — Attendees at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford, Conn., erupted in applause and church bells rang as Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, was officially declared “blessed”...

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Beatification
State Culture of Life Grant Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Knights of Columbus thanks all the Madison area recipients of the grants, distributed on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, for applying for the 2020 State Culture of Life Grant Fund. The Knights consider it an honor to participate in this way in the life-affirming work of the worthy recipients. Working together, the Wisconsin Knights of Columbus raised more tha...

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Local Agent

October Newsletter

Posted on October 01, 2020 in: General News

October Newsletter
GA, Newsletter submission October 2020 Dear State Family, It is with great humility that I am now responsible for all of the membership for the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Michigan Peninsula. Many of you read this news in our September newsletter, however, my reasoning for bringing this back up this month is that most of the members in southern Wisconsin will be rece...

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News Letter
Super Bowl Champ Says 'World Needs Knights'
By Andrew Fowler 09/21/2020 Harrison Butker’s impact on the football field is tremendous. As kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs, he was a vital component to the team’s victory in Super Bowl LIV. But the morning after the game, as he told the attendees at the Knights of Columbus 55th annual College Councils Conference, he still had to take out the garbage. This sim...

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Knights of Columbus
Don't Worry, Retire Happy! Live Web Event coming THIS MONTH!
Coming up THIS MONTH Thursday October 15th at 8:00pm Eastern/7:00pm Central , the Nowak Agency and the Knights of Columbus are bringing to you access to exciting events from the comfort of your own home!  Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! Seven Steps to Retirement Security with Tom Hegna "Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! Seven Steps to Retirement Security is yo...

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October Live Event

"Putting my faith into action"

Posted on September 29, 2020 in: General News

"Putting my faith into action"
One of the best ways to bring more fellow brothers into the Knights of Columbus is through sharing our personal stories. Here is a terrific example of how the Knights helped Jon Marsili a Catholic Marine Corps Verteran who found peace and brotherhood in joining our organization. Please watch Jon's story and help us share what the power of the Knights can do.   ...

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Wisconsin Brookfield Knights Featured
The Brookfield Knights were featured on the official Knights of Columbus news hub on the main website this month and we could not be more proud of them! Check out this awesome video about how they went above and beyond to live out the three main hallmarks of the Knights: Unity, Charity and Fraternity, to help their brothers and sisters in need during this crazy time of COV...

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Local Agent
Father McGivney Documentary Livestream
The Knights are offering three dates you can join in a free livestream of our latest documentary — Father Michael McGivney: An American Blessed — ahead of his beatification Mass on Oct. 31. This new short documentary explores the life, legacy and impact of Father Michael McGivney, apostle of spiritual brotherhood and unity, who founded the Knights of Colum...

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Beatification

Live Events

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

Live Events
Coming soon, the Nowak Agency and the Knights of Columbus are bringing to you access to exciting events from the comfort of your own home! Next month our live event is, Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! Seven Steps to Retirement Security with Tom Hegna "Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! Seven Steps to Retirement Security is your guide to straight-forward retirement p...

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Live Events

Career Opportunities

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

Career Opportunities
Hello, as you read in the September Newsletter BIG Changes are happening in the Nowak Agency. As we grow and expand we long to reach more Catholic Families and with that outreach we require more Holy and dedicated Knights. The Link below directs you to our Careers page if you feel the call to service. Maybe the call isn't for you but for someone you know, PLEASE f...

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Careers

138th K of C Virtual Convention

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

138th K of C Virtual Convention
Missed the online coverage of the 138th KofC Virutal Convention? No problem! The official Knights of Columbus website has all of the information you need! Visit the link below to be taken to Articles, Videos, and Galleries from this years convention. What an incredible and Holy experience, we encourage you all to check it out!    Vivat Jesus

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Built on the Rock of Faith

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

Built on the Rock of Faith
"James Joseph Sexton, a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, set out on pilgrimage in 1920 to a Marian shrine that didn’t yet exist. His destination was Washington, D.C., where construction would soon begin on the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Like many pilgrims, he brought with him an offering of faith and devotion, albeit one heavier than most: a 3.3-t...

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September Update

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

September Update
To my Fellow Brother Knights and Families of Wisconsin: The Nowak Agency would like to Congratulate Joe and Darlene Molosky on the retirement of Joe from the Knights of Columbus Insurance Business.  Joe has been a loyal and faithful leader for the Molosky Agency for Wisconsin, and we wish them blessings and success in their future endeavors in retirement. Joe’s lo...

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News Letter
An Update from your General Agent (August 2020)
To my Fellow Brother Knights and families of Wisconsin,  The Month of July was warm and little confusing as many of you know with the do you wear a mask, or do you not wear a mask? Can we go to church and do we have to sign up on-line and do we get our temperature taken? As I was getting my temperature taken with a gun before mass one Sunday I ask if it was set to stun ...

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News Letter
With Father McGivney, favors abound
Devotees testify to his powerful intercession by Gerald Korson It was the miraculous cure of an unborn child from a life-threatening condition that cleared the way for Father Michael J. McGivney’s beatification this October, but countless others who have sought his intercession attest that he has granted them favors as well. Among those favors reported to the Father...

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Father McGivney, Knights of Columbus, Beatification
138th K of C Virtual Convention
Hello Fellow Knights and Family,  Welcome to another new month, August! August is a month that lets summer wind down and allows us to transition into the beginings of the fall season. Because we find ourselves navigating these unprecidented times we find that this year's 138th Supreme Convention will be held virtually. While this is a little different than most year...

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Agency Meeting, 2020, Knights of Columbus
SPECIAL LIMITED TIME MEMBERSHIP PROMOTION
Hello Brother Knights and Family,  We hope this article finds you well as you are enjoying the wrapping down of the month of July and prepare for the transition into Fall 2020. The Knights of Columbus are currently running a promotion over the course of this next week or so offering free online membership for your first year for anyone who signs up between July 22nd-Aug...

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2020, July, Promotion, Membership, Limited Time

AS YOU RETURN TO THE PEW

Posted on June 30, 2020 in: General News

AS YOU RETURN TO THE PEW
"In many parts of the U.S. and Canada, churches had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, Masses are resuming in a limited fashion, with social-distancing guidelines implemented in various ways by dioceses and local parishes. It’s not the same as before. Attendance is restricted in some areas to a fraction of capacity. And, because elderly or immune-c...

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2020, Covid-19, Corona Virus Update
Knights of Columbus founder to be beatified
Pope Francis has recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father McGivney  Venerable Servant of God Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, is cleared for beatification after Pope Francis recognized a miracle attributed to his intercession.  Father McGivney's is one of 12 causes that have advanced, according to a report rel...

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Father McGivney, Knights of Columbus, Beatification
KofC Support Food Banks with Funds and Volunteers
Phase one kicks off with more than a million dollars and a multitude of volunteers from coast to coast to help deliver food to those who need it With food banks facing increasing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus is launching a multi-million dollar food drive and delivery operation mobilizing its more than 1.25 million members in North America to c...

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The Supreme Knight’s Message on the Coronavirus
As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson shares the actions and responses taken by the Knights of Columbus. Dear Brother Knight, As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you the actions and responses taken by the Knights of Columbus. The coronavirus disease is not the first pandemic ...

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Knights Raise $20,000 for Widower and 10 Kids
Wisconsin Knights and community raise funds to support family after mom dies in childbirth By Andrew Fowler 4/6/2020 MARSHFIELD, WIS. — Father Keith Kitzhaber, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Marshfield, Wis., got a call at 6 a.m. It was Marshfield Hospital, asking him to come to the hospital right away. “They had someone who was fading fast and ...

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