Knights of Columbus

Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038

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The Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization that supports the parishes of OLIH, Saint Luke the Evangelist, and Saint Mary’s-Holy Cross along with the community as a whole.

Council 5038 meets the first Monday of every month in the OLIH Banquet room. Social hour begins at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and last approximately one hour.

Any Catholic gentleman age 18 and older is invited to join the Knights.

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Knights are Awarded

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Iowa Knights of Columbus State Deputy Antonio Banuelos presented the KC Supreme International Second Place Award for Community Service to Msgr. J. M. Hanson Council 5038 based at OLIH, on October 9. Accepting the award was Past Grand Knight John Gaspari who organized the Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines project completed by Council 5038.

Council Officers 20017-18

Grand Night - John Armstrong

Deputy Grand Knight - Steve Syverson

 Chaplain - Msgr. Stephen Orr

 Chancellor - John Ledvina

 Recorder - Garrett Ley

 Treasurer - Brent Hinerichsen

 Financial Secretary - Ryan King

 Advocate - John Gaspari

 Warden - Dave Drendel

 Inside Guard - Brian Hartman

 Outside Guard - Bill Johnston

 Trustee -Ron Langel

 Trustee - Josh Devries

 Trustee - Don Brown

 Lecturer - Eric Stall


Related Links:

Iowa Knights of Columbus Site

National Knights of Columbus