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July 2022 Newsletter

Posted on June 30, 2022 in: General News

July 2022 Newsletter
Bishops, Priests, State, and membership Families, Near the end of his own life, Saint Thomas famously spoke of his stupendous oeuvre as “all straw.” So, what does stupendous oeuvre means- works of his life? When asked by Christ in a vision what he would have for a reward for his...

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Knights of Columbus, July, News Letter, 2022
K of C Campaign to Expand Aid for Mothers and Children
K of C Campaign to Expand Aid for Mothers and Children Initiative will partner with Knights councils to enhance local support for pregnancy resource centers and maternity homes 6/24/2022   Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly has announced the launch of a new Knights of Columbus campaig...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022
Lead with Courage and Conviction
‘Lead with Courage and Conviction’ At annual meeting of state deputies, K of C jurisdiction leaders charged to be Knights of the Eucharist and to help build a culture of life 6/15/2022 Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly addresses Knights of Columbus leaders at the Omni Hotel in New ...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022

A Better Me as I Go Back Home

Posted on June 30, 2022 in: General News

A Better Me as I Go Back Home
‘A Better Me as I Go Back Home’ Warriors to Lourdes pilgrims share their stories of healing and camaraderie 5/16/2022 Officer cadet Rhyan Ritter stands together with two Ukrainian soldiers during the 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage. Spirit Juice Studios Photo...

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News Letter, 2022
Crafting Crosses for Charity
Crafting Crosses for Charity St. Augustine’s Council 15192 utilizes member’s talent with stained glass to fundraise for local food bank By Andrew Fowler                                    &nbs...

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News Letter, 2022
May 2022 Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Shawn Fox as the May Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Shawn for your hard work and dedication to the Knights of Columbus and your fellow Knights and their Families!  Shawn Fox joined the Knights of Columubs New Richmond Coun...

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Agent of the Month, Knights of Columbus, 2022

June 2022 Newsletter

Posted on May 30, 2022 in: General News

June 2022 Newsletter
Bishops, Priests, State and Membership, It was truly great seeing so many people at the state convention. People who are excited about the Knights of Columbus and  our  mission of action for Charity, Unity, and Fraternity. I appreciate all the kind words and support across the stat...

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News Letter, 2022

'Honoring a Fallen Soldier'

Posted on May 30, 2022 in: General News

'Honoring a Fallen Soldier'
‘Honoring a Fallen Soldier’ Knights of Columbus in Louisiana provide a proper burial to a Civil War veteran killed in 1864 By Andrew Fowler      5/30/2022 An American Civil War veteran finally received a proper burial this past winter thanks, in part, to the effor...

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News Letter, 2022
Agent of the Month April 2022
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Jason Bourget as the April Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Jason for your hard work and dedication to the Knights of Columbus and your fellow Knights and their Families!   Jason Bourget is a native Wisconsin who grew up on ...

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Agent of the Month, Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022
In Our Founder’s Footsteps
In Our Founder’s Footsteps Supreme Knight presents charter for new council at Blessed Michael McGivney’s alma mater, St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore 5/2/2022 Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore are joined April 26 ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2022
Evangelizing Culture with Truth and Love
Evangelizing Culture with Truth and Love Supreme Knight commends John Paul II Institute graduates, urging them to guide and strengthen families in the face of today’s cultural challenges 4/12/2022 Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori of Bal...

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Knights of Columbus, 2022
Hospitality in a Time of War
Hospitality in a Time of War Knights of Columbus families in Poland open their hearts and homes to Ukrainian refugees By Adrian Walczuk    4/25/2022 When Blessed Michael McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus, a primary purpose of the new fraternal order was to aid families in n...

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2022

May 2022 Newsletter

Posted on April 23, 2022 in: General News

May 2022 Newsletter
Most of us know the story, “The Master has need of it.” Over the past 40 days we have been given the gift of insight. Insight into the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of our Lord and with this insight one thing becomes very clear. That is that God’s love for us, is Undenia...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022
‘I Could Not Sit By and Watch’
‘I Could Not Sit By and Watch’ A Ukrainian-American Knight describes his journey to bring medical supplies to war-stricken Ukraine By Zachary Dmyterko 4/20/2022 When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, I realized deep in my bones that I had to act. My grandparents on both side...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022

Agent of the Month

Posted on April 23, 2022 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Tim Dreger as the March Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Tim 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, News Letter, 2022

Welcome to the Team Larry

Posted on April 23, 2022 in: General News

Welcome to the Team Larry
The Nowak Agency would like to invite everyone to help us welcome Lawrence (Larry) London to our team!  Larry joined the Nowak Agency in 2022 and will be serving the order and his Brother Knights as a field agent for the following councils:  Fr. Fiss Council #1547 - Berlin, Tri-Par...

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Local Agent, Knights of Columbus, News Letter, Careers, 2022
The Gift of Faith at Expanded Mercy Center
The Gift of Faith at Expanded Mercy Center The Knights of Columbus helps deliver thousands of rosaries for Ukrainian refugees 3/22/2022 The Knights of Columbus partnered with the U.S.-based Goya Foods Thursday, March 17, at the Order’s newly expanded Mercy Center in  Hrebenne, P...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022
Pope Francis Blesses Easter Basket for War Victims
Pope Francis Blesses Easter Basket for War Victims The Pope greeted the Supreme Knight who was on his way to Ukraine to join Polish Knights in delivering the care packages to Ukrainian families. 4/12/2022 Pope Francis blessed a very special Easter basket during a private audience granted to...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022

April 2022 Newsletter

Posted on April 02, 2022 in: General News

April 2022 Newsletter
Worthy state Family, Bishops and Members, Two things are certain, light is a great part of who we are as people of God, and the other is that it is not fun getting older. I have always looked forward to springing forward with the clock. However, this year it appears that time is playing tricks on...

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News Letter, April, 2022

April 2022 Live Event

Posted on April 02, 2022 in: General News

April 2022 Live Event
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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, Live Events, April, 2022

Agent of the Month

Posted on April 02, 2022 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Jerome Pickett as the February 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!     Jerome J Pickett has had the privilege of se...

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Agent of the Month, Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2022
A Multitude of Help and Kindness
‘A Multitude of Help and Kindness’ Papal representative thanks Order during his visit to seminary in Lviv, where Knights are distributing aid 3/15/2022 On behalf of Pope Francis, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski praised the humanitarian efforts of the Knights of Columbus during a recen...

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News Letter, April, 2022

A Blessing Beyond Blessings

Posted on April 02, 2022 in: General News

A Blessing Beyond Blessings
‘A Blessing Beyond Blessings’ An interview with Joseph McGivney about how his saintly relative’s intercession led to healing in body and soul 03/01/2022 Joseph “Joe” McGivney, a financial advisor and father of two in Florida, was aware that he shared a name and...

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News Letter, April, 2022

New Supreme Warden Installed

Posted on April 02, 2022 in: General News

New Supreme Warden Installed
New Supreme Warden Installed Jorge Carlos Estrada Avilés, state deputy of Mexico South, installed in new role during ceremony Feb. 11 02/14/2022 Jorge Carlos Estrada Avilés was installed Feb. 11 as supreme warden of the Knights of Columbus after a Mass celebrated by Supreme Chaplain Archbis...

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News Letter, March, 2022

March 2022 Newsletter

Posted on February 28, 2022 in: General News

March 2022 Newsletter
Dear, Bishops, Priests, State Family and Brothers, I am glad to say that it feels like the weather is starting to become more of what each of us can tolerate. This month I wanted to talk about the Gospel according to Mark 9:41-50. As I went to mass with the Priest this last week, he spoke abou...

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News Letter, March, 2022

January 2022 Agent of the Month

Posted on February 28, 2022 in: General News

January 2022 Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Jason Bourget as the Janurary Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Jason 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, News Letter, 2022

March Live Event

Posted on February 28, 2022 in: General News

March Live Event
Please Join Us in spreading the word about what our organziation can do for those around you.  

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News Letter, Live Events, 2022
Knights of Columbus Makes Pledge to Ukraine
Knights of Columbus Makes Pledge to Ukraine Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly calls on Knights worldwide to pray for peace and stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people 02/25/2022 The Knights of Columbus announced a commitment of $1 million for immediate distribution to support Ukrainian ref...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, March, 2022
Knights Who Helped Break Baseball’s ‘Color Barrier’
Knights Who Helped Break Baseball’s ‘Color Barrier’ Members of the Order in professional baseball took steps toward racial equality in the sport prior to, and during, the historic 1947 season By Andrew Fowler  Despite inclement weather, more than 9,000 fans went to Gr...

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News Letter, 2021

A Championship Chaplain

Posted on February 25, 2022 in: General News

A Championship Chaplain
A Championship Chaplain Father James Thomas Wray reflects on his role as Cincinnati Bengals chaplain before Super Bowl LVI By Andrew Fowler The night before the Cincinnati Bengals square off against the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI, Bengals chaplain Father James Thomas Wray will celeb...

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News Letter, 2021

February 2022 Newsletter

Posted on February 02, 2022 in: General News

February 2022 Newsletter
General Agent Newsletter, February 2022, Tim Nowak   We are excited to offer our First live event statewide in February, please advertise and have a watch party during the month to make this a successful council FBN.     I also wanted to encourage everyone to think ...

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News Letter, 2022

1,500th Ultrasound Machine Donated

Posted on February 02, 2022 in: General News

1,500th Ultrasound Machine Donated
1,500th Ultrasound Machine Donated This initiative has allowed more than 1 million moms to see their unborn babies 01/19/2022  The Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative surpassed a major milestone today, placing its 1,500th ultrasound machine through its signature donation prog...

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March for Life, Supreme Knight, 2022

Knights March for Life

Posted on February 02, 2022 in: General News

Knights March for Life
Knights March for Life Supreme Knight Kelly expressed support for the march as Knights from across the U.S. assembled in nation’s capital during historic year for protection of the unborn. 01/21/2022 Knights of Columbus from across the United States joined other pro-life advocates Jan...

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2021, March for Life
A Partnership to get excited about!
Link One  Link Two Link Three The Nowak Agency is thrilled to make this announcment and see how quickly God starts working in your life! 

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News Letter, Prayer, 2022

2022 MDRT Members Recognized

Posted on February 01, 2022 in: General News

2022 MDRT Members Recognized
Congratulations to the 2022 MDRT Members! You represent Father McGivney's mission in your actions and hard work! And the Nowak Agency of the Knights of Columbus are proud to share your success with the rest of the state! Vivat Jesus! 

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Local Agent, Awards, Father McGivney, Knights of Columbus, Careers, Newsletter, 2022
February 2022 Live Event: Fraternal Benefits Night
Please Join Us in spreading the word about what our organziation can do for those around you

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News Letter, Live Events, 2022

January 2022 Newsletter

Posted on January 03, 2022 in: General News

January 2022 Newsletter
Happy New Year, to the entire State Families and to our Bishops, Priests, Deacons and Brother Knights. What a shame that we didn’t get to see you more in 2021, with restrictions and limitations the year certainly didn’t turn out exactly as we had it planned. I would first like to than...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, January, 2022
The Knights of Columbus Need YOU
Attention Greater Milwaukee Area, WE NEED YOU!   "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28 Have you ever considered: Being in business for yourself? Earning an incom...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, Careers, 2022

Pillar of Families

Posted on January 02, 2022 in: General News

Pillar of Families
Pillar of Families Thousands take part in a nearly 600-mile pilgrimage across France organized with K of C support By Cecilia Hadley Knights Luc de Moustier and Arnaud Boutheon were participating in the annual March of St. Joseph in Paris last spring when they had an audacious idea. In this...

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Knights of Columbus, December , 2021

Protector of the Aflicted

Posted on January 02, 2022 in: General News

Protector of the Aflicted
Protector of the Aflicted National shrine in Poland and Dachau liberation bear witness to St. Joseph’s intercessory power By Adrian Walczuk.                                          &...

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Knights of Columbus, December , 2021

HOPE OF THE SICK

Posted on January 02, 2022 in: General News

HOPE OF THE SICK
GO TO JOSEPH Centers of devotion to St. Joseph around the world draw Knights for prayer and pilgrimage 12/1/2021 Hope of the Sick Knights in Canada and beyond come to St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montréal to pray for healing and peace By Francis Denis For more than a century, Knig...

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Knights of Columbus, December , 2021
Knights Deliver Handmade Toys to Children
Knights Deliver Handmade Toys to Children Each Christmas, members of John N. Neumann Council 6965 deliver hundreds of handcrafted wooden car toys to charitable organizations in San Jose, Calif By Andrew Fowler                        &...

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Advent, December , 2021

December 2021 Newsletter

Posted on December 02, 2021 in: General News

December 2021 Newsletter
GA submission for December Newsletter, Advent is surely the best time of the year as we await the Savior. I hope you are getting ready for the coming of Christ into your lives. Each year we try to set time aside to do something to prepare. The last two years, my Wife Judy and I have read the book...

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News Letter, December , 2021

November 2021 Agent of the Month

Posted on December 02, 2021 in: General News

November 2021 Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize James Patz as the November Field Agent of the Month! Thank you James 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, News Letter, 2021

Building a Culture of Belief

Posted on November 29, 2021 in: General News

Building a Culture of Belief
Building a Culture of Belief Past Supreme Knight Carl Anderson receives award for work in defense of religious freedom 11/23/2021 Past Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson received the Defender of Religious Freedom Award from the Religious Freedom Institute during the organization’s an...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Advancing Father McGivney’s Mission
Advancing Father McGivney’s Mission 11/8/2021 Knights of Columbus state deputies gathered in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 5-7 for their semi-annual meeting. Speaking to leaders of nearly 70 jurisdictions, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly encouraged them to grow in faith, expand the Order&rsqu...

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Father McGivney, Knights of Columbus, 2021, Supreme Knight

Armed With the Faith

Posted on November 29, 2021 in: General News

Armed With the Faith
Armed With the Faith Knights of Columbus volunteers to deliver 100,000 Copies of Armed with the Faith Catholic Prayer Book to Active-Duty Military Personnel 11/9/2021 Knights of Columbus volunteers, including some serving in the military, delivered the first of 100,000 copies of the new 6th...

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Knights of Columbus, Prayer, 2021

A Call for Prayer for Waukesha

Posted on November 24, 2021 in: General News

A Call for Prayer for Waukesha
Worthy Brother Knights,   The Wisconsin Knights of Columbus State Council is deeply saddened at the tragic event that took place in Waukesha this week. Now is a time for all Knights in the State to unite in prayer for the deceased, injured, grieving families, and the Waukesha community; a...

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Knights of Columbus, Prayer, 2021

November 2021 Newsletter

Posted on November 02, 2021 in: General News

November 2021 Newsletter
Submission for the GA for November, Tim Nowak Worthy State Family, Worthy Members, and Faithful Fathers, We would like to thank you for your efforts in getting back to doing all the great programing and events in the state to bring Charity forward, front and center. This monthly newsletter ...

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News Letter, 2021

October 2021 Agent of the Month

Posted on November 02, 2021 in: General News

October 2021 Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Shawn Fox as the October Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Shawn 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

THE CHIVALRY OF ST. JOSEPH

Posted on November 02, 2021 in: General News

THE CHIVALRY OF ST. JOSEPH
THE CHIVALRY OF ST. JOSEPH Today more than ever, the Church needs the noble strength and practical wisdom of the patron saint of fathers By Tracey Rowland  3/1/2021 In the third panel of the Mérode altarpiece, a 15th-century triptych also known as Annunciation with St. Joseph a...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Pope Francis Receives Supreme Knight
Pope Francis Receives Supreme Knight Knights of Columbus Statement Regarding the Private Audience Granted by Pope Francis to Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly October 25, 2021 The Knights of Columbus enjoys a longstanding and close relationship with the Holy See. On Oct. 25, Pope Francis rece...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
College Knights ‘Go to Joseph’
College Knights ‘Go to Joseph’ Speakers at annual conference encourage young men to follow St. Joseph’s example 9/27/2021 College Knights looking for direction and guidance in life need look no further than St. Joseph, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly told hundreds of young me...

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Knights of Columbus, Membership, News Letter, 2021
KofC AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN STORY
Introduction The story of baseball cannot be told without a tip of the cap to the Knights of Columbus. For the Knights of Columbus, the game served as an early avenue of assimilation for Catholic immigrants and first-generation Americans. Today, baseball continues to serve as a path of spiritu...

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2021

October Newsletter

Posted on September 30, 2021 in: General News

October Newsletter
Report for the Month GA, Wisconsin As we look to the next three months, our hope would be to bring in more families to our Knights of Columbus fraternal Benefits nights. How can we do this? Well, it’s all about getting creative by curating live social events as well as finding ways to have ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Behold, the Real Man

Posted on September 28, 2021 in: General News

Behold, the Real Man
Behold, the Real Man What is the essence of authentic masculinity? By Gerald Korson   9/20/2021 What does it mean to be a “real man”? In popular culture, masculinity is too often equated with machismo, measured by traits such as physical power, aggression, pai...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Why We Need ‘Brothers’

Posted on September 28, 2021 in: General News

Why We Need ‘Brothers’
Why We Need ‘Brothers’ Catholic men benefit from close, genuine friendships By Gerald Korson  Sompaul Vorapanich enlisted in the U.S. Army shortly after 9/11 and has served his country faithfully ever since. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, he knows the camaraderie and ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Father McGivney’s Invitation to Immigrants
Father McGivney’s Invitation to Immigrants Our founder’s holy witness is a call to his fellow first-generation Americans By Luis F. Guevara 9/16/2021 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following text was first published in the March 2021 issue of Columbia. This past fall, I was hono...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
KoCAA Investment Advisor Representative Program
KoCAA Investment Advisor Representative Program New program launches with over 100 investment advisor representatives across 33 states overseeing approximately $28 million in assets. 9/14/2021 Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors (KoCAA) has launched its new, organically developed investment ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

TERM LIFE INSURANCE

Posted on September 17, 2021 in: General News

TERM LIFE INSURANCE
TERM LIFE INSURANCE A Part of K of C's Suite of Insurance Products What is it? Term life insurance provides affordable protection to your loved ones for temporary needs. It’s simple and straightforward. Who needs it? Knights of Columbus term life insurance may be an ideal so...

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2021

September 2021 Newsletter

Posted on September 02, 2021 in: General News

September 2021 Newsletter
Worthy State Family and Members of the Knights of Columbus, Wisconsin, and Upper Michigan, This month’s newsletter hits right at the beginning of the 22nd week in Ordinary Time, The second reading on Sunday from the Letter of Saint James always reminds me why I am a Knight with the Kni...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2021

August Agent of the Month 2021

Posted on September 02, 2021 in: General News

August Agent of the Month 2021
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Jason Bourget as the August Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Jason 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, August

Courage Under Fire

Posted on September 02, 2021 in: General News

Courage Under Fire
Courage Under Fire For Knight Ray Downey, a 9/11 hero, life was about faith, family and hard work in the service of others By Jorge I. Domínguez-López “Someone called me and said, ‘The building collapsed,’” said Rosalie Downey, recalling the morning of Sept. 11, 2001...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Knights Called to ‘Creative Courage’
Knights Called to ‘Creative Courage’ In his first annual report, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly urges members to follow the models of St. Joseph and Blessed Michael McGivney Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly addressed the Knights membership during the Order’s 139th Supreme Conventio...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021, Supreme Knight

Help for Haiti

Posted on September 02, 2021 in: General News

Help for Haiti
Help for Haiti Following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti the K of C has made an initial commitment of $250,000 to assist the disaster’s victim. Following Saturday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly, offered his prayerful support for the peop...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
A Letter from Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly on Father McGivney’s First Feast Day
A Letter from Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly on Father McGivney’s First Feast Day Brother Knights, Today is a historic day for the Knights of Columbus and for the Catholic Church — it is the first feast day of our Founder, Blessed Michael McGivney. This is a day of celebration, re...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

August 2021 Newsletter

Posted on July 31, 2021 in: General News

August 2021 Newsletter
General Agent submission for the Newsletter, As I write this note to each of you today, I am reminded of two things. One is that summer does not last forever as it was 57 degrees when I woke up this morning in Menasha, and a chill was in the air. We start to see summer winding down quickly w...

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News Letter, 2021, August
Called according to his purpose!
Attention Greater Milwaukee Area, WE NEED YOU!   "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28 Have you ever considered: Being in business for yourself? Earning an income t...

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Careers, 2021

Agent of the Month

Posted on July 31, 2021 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize James Patz as the June Field Agent of the Month! Thank you James 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, News Letter, 2021

100 Years of Columbia

Posted on July 31, 2021 in: General News

100 Years of Columbia
100 Years of Columbia The Order’s official magazine marks a century of helping to form and inform Knights, their families and others By Columbia staff                                       ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Supreme Chaplain's August 2021 Challenge
Supreme Chaplain's Monthly Challenge And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.” (Gospel for Aug. 15, Lk 1:46-48) Praying together brings families closer to God and clo...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

The First Olympic Champion

Posted on July 31, 2021 in: General News

The First Olympic Champion
The First Olympic Champion Athlete, author and Knight of Columbus James B. Connolly was the first to win in the modern Olympic games By Andrew J. Matt                                        &nbs...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Military Chaplain’s Cause for Sainthood Advances
Military Chaplain’s Cause for Sainthood Advances Father Joseph Verbis Lafleur is one of several Knights on path to canonization By Andrew Fowler 6/28/2021   The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted June 17 to advance the cause of canonization for 1st Lt. Father Jos...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

July 2021 Newsletter

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

July 2021 Newsletter
Worthy State Officers, Members, Families and to our Bishop and Priests, As of this writing, we will have had completed more forms and had more people participate in the Fraternal Benefits Nights than most likely could have be accomplished pre-Covid. It seems with the ability to do virtual meeting...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2021

DISABILITY INCOME INSURANCE

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

DISABILITY INCOME INSURANCE
DISABILITY INCOME INSURANCE A Part of K of C's Suite of Insurance Products What is it? Disability income insurance helps replace lost income when you are unable to work due to a disability resulting from an illness or accident.  Who needs it? Disability income insurance helps...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Agent of the Month

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Phil Limmex as the May Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Phil 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

‘Our Highest Calling’

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

‘Our Highest Calling’
‘Our Highest Calling’ Addressing state deputies, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly underscores Order’s principles as answers to urgent needs 6/11/2021 The Knights of Columbus is well positioned to respond to challenges facing society and the Church, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021, Supreme Knight
New Supreme Knight, Officers Installed
New Supreme Knight, Officers Installed Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly, new Supreme Officers and Directors and State Deputies were officially installed during historic ceremony 6/12/2021 Patrick E. Kelly was officially installed as the 14th supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus at the...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021, Supreme Knight
‘A Profound Witness of Faith’
‘A Profound Witness of Faith’ On Corpus Christi Sunday, New Haven Knights help lead a eucharistic procession from St. Mary’s Church, the birthplace of the Order By William Nardi   6/17/2021 Some 400 faithful processed through the streets of New Haven, Conn., in ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

June 2021 Newsletter

Posted on May 31, 2021 in: General News

June 2021 Newsletter
    I would first like to thank all of those who have served our Country and then second let those who have lost someone in the line of Duty know that our prayers and thanks are with you. As we close the year at the end of June, thanks are in order for, all those councils that par...

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Knights of Columbus, News Letter, 2021

Agent of the Month

Posted on May 31, 2021 in: General News

Agent of the Month
The Nowak Agency would like to Recognize Dan Van Boxtel as the April Field Agent of the Month! Thank you Dan 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

Pentecost is Personal

Posted on May 31, 2021 in: General News

Pentecost is Personal
PENTECOST IS PERSONAL We have a mission like the first apostles By Gerald Korson   5/29/2021 You’ve got the spirit — the Holy Spirit. What are you doing with it? At the first Pentecost, ten days after Jesus ascended into heaven, the Holy Spirit descended upon t...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

Permanent Life Insurance

Posted on May 31, 2021 in: General News

Permanent Life Insurance
PERMANENT LIFE INSURANCE A Part of K of C's Suite of Insurance Products What is it? Permanent life insurance is our signature product. It provides money to your family when you die, and builds cash value while you live. It’s guaranteed. It’s secure. It’s dynamic. ...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
5 TAKEAWAYS FROM CHRIST’S ‘TAKEN UP’
Jesus’ Ascension was more than a return trip to heaven By Gerald Korson   5/20/2020 The feast of the Ascension is an observance that does not seem to generate a lot of hoopla. But it should. The Ascension is not simply Jesus’ way of getting back to the Father. The...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021
Five Reasons You Should Pray the Rosary
Five Reasons You Should Pray the Rosary The rosary is a powerful tool to help the faithful understand and live the mysteries of the Gospel. 5/24/2021 The Knights of Columbus places a special importance on honoring the Blessed Mother. Every man who joins a K of C council receives a rosary an...

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Knights of Columbus, 2021

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...

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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 en...

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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 a...

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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 hea...

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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...

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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 fe...

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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 Eas...

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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 apo...

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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 Supr...

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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 busin...

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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...

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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&rsqu...

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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...

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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 ox...

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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 b...

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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 ...

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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 deca...

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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 Was...

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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 personall...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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&n...

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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...

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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 appro...

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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 lea...

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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 ...

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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 per...

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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 &ldq...

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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 ...

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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 i...

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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 Ca...

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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, f...

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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...

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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 b...

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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 an...

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Knights of Columbus

"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'...

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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 Frat...

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Local Agent

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 s...

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Careers

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 w...

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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 th...

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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 ...

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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 Co...

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Agency Meeting, 2020, Knights of Columbus

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 rest...

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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 ...

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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 delive...

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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 b...

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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...

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