The Diocese of Des Moines


Join us at Chrism Mass this Thursday :: 03/24/15

Join us at the annual diocesan gathering, Chrism Mass, this Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Ambrose Cathedral. Bishop Richard Pates will bless and consecrate the oils used in sacraments in our 80 parishes for the coming year. Do you know where your parish displays it's oils?

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with a spirit of joy and collaboration

we assist the Bishop in serving

...the people of God in southwest Iowa.