The Diocese of Des Moines


St. Patrick's Day dispensation :: 03/10/17

Bishop Richard Pates made the following statement: "A dispensation from Lenten abstinence from meat and fasting on Friday, March 17, 2017 is hereby granted to all to whom it is applicable in the Diocese of Des Moines.  This is a tribute to St. Patrick, Patron of Ireland.  May the day ...

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