Parish News

Parish News

RCIA beginning soon!

Posted by Lori Glanz

It's that time of year when we plan for our next RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). Our first class will be on Thursday, Sept. 17th at 6:30 pm. People who are interested in exploring and joining the Catholic Church should contact the parish office at 515-993-4482 to ... Read More »

Thursday Adoration 9 AM to 9 PM

Posted by Lori Glanz

Adoration will follow 8:30 AM Mass on Thursdays and will continue through 9 PM. All are welcome if you would like to volunteer for an hour each week please contact the office.

Weekend Mass guidelines change!

Posted by Lori Glanz

Beginning 9/7/2020 you no longer need to reserve a pew for weekend Mass. There will be a sign-up sheet in the entry for a limited number of liturgical minister roles. We will still continue to social distance with every other pew and wear masks. Thank you for your patience ... Read More »

Livestream

Posted by Lori Glanz

It is our hope to Livestream Saturday 4:30 pm Mass each week. You can watch it live or watch the saved video once it has been processed by Youtube and uploaded to our channel (this can take hours). The fastest way to get to our Youtube page is to ... Read More »

Fish Fry Friday is back!

Posted by Lori Glanz

The Knights of Columbus are offering a “Drive Through Only” Fish Fry. 2 large hand-battered fish, a generous portion of fries, coleslaw, and our famous tartar sauce on the side!  Free will offering, a suggested donation of $8 per plate.  Drive in the East driveway, pull up and make ... Read More »

Do you have our phone app?

Posted by Lori Glanz

Our phone app is called the WeConnect Parish App. Go to the App store and look for the turquoise box with the outline of a white church. Then click Get or Install. If you don't know your password, continue reading. If you have successfully downloaded the app, skip to Step 7 below.

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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. Bring a lawn chair and stay for a special Rosary, dedicating one Hail Mary to each state of the United States and asking for God's protection of and guidance for our nation. ... Read More »

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 »

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 »