Parish News

Parish News

Annual Bishop's Golf Classic

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

Monday, August 31st, 2020 | Echo Valley Country Club

We are excited to get together with old friends and new supporters. Our programs and services have continued and thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your participation and support are even more important this year!

Although this tournament may look a ... Read More »

Outdoor Mass and Rosary!

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

We will offer Mass on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 pm under the trees by the Mary Garden starting in August. Bring a lawn chair and stay for a Patriotic Rosary led by Joleen Larson. We will move Mass indoors in case of inclement weather.

The Patriotic Rosary was written ... Read More »

Coats and Boots for Kids Drive

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

The Knights of Columbus is hosting its annual Coats and Boots for Kids Drive! Donate online the entire month of August, or donate in person on August 29th or 30th.


• Venmo: @KofCAdel (make sure to note “Coats for Kids”)• CLICK HERE to donate via ... Read More »

Please reserve a pew for weekend Mass!

Posted by Lori Glanz

You will need to reserve a pew for weekend Mass via this link

Sign up for a pew for Saturday at 4:30 pm or Sunday at 9 am, we also ask that you bring a mask.

You can sign up to fill liturgical roles or volunteer to help ... Read More »

Check out our Latest Videos and Homily Recordings!

Posted by Lori Glanz

Click here to view them. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified every time a new video is uploaded!

Annual Diocesan Appeal

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

Thank you for your support of the 2020 Diocesan Appeal! To date 76 families have pledged. We are just $9,977 short of our goal! Please join us in supporting the vital programs, services, and ministries offered through the Diocese of Des Moines. You may donate via the Diocese website ... Read More »

Healing Hearts Grief Support Group

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

Are you someone, or do you know someone, who is grieving? Come to Healing Hearts, a local grief support group. Healing Hearts meets the second Friday of every month at 10:00 AM at St. John's.

Contact Anne Alesch at [email protected] or call her at (515) 557-3169 for more information, or visit UnityPoint's website.

Healing Hearts is brought to you by St. John's Caring Hearts Bereavement Team and UnityPoint ... Read More »

Christ Our Life: Buy your tickets now!

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

Christ Our Life 2020 tickets can be bought now! 2020 speakers include Fr. Donald Calloway, Sr. Miriam James, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Mirjana Soldo, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, Jon Leonetti, and Steve Angrisano.

Ticket Prices Adult Ticket $25 Student Ticket (6 through College) $15 Children 5 and Under are free

To purchase ... Read More »

Grief Books Available for Check Out

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

The St. John's Caring Hearts Bereavement Ministry has purchased a good assortment of books relating to grief. They are available for check out on the book cart in the parish entry. These books are for all ages, from children to adults, and range from losing a parent to losing ... Read More »

How to Join Email Prayer Chain, or Ask for Prayers

Posted by Ms. Kabrina Brady

If you or someone you know is in need of prayers please call the office 515-993-4482 or email [email protected] and we will send your request out to the email prayer chain members.

If you would like to help by receiving email prayer requests, we invite you to contact the ... Read More »