The Diocese of Des Moines

2014 fortnight for freedom

Resources Page


Bishop Pates encourages participation at the local level, particularly in the domestic church and parish communities, during the Fortnight for Freedom.  These resources are to aid you in that effort and were mostly developed by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB).  Please feel free to widely share:

Current Threats to Religious Liberty


Marriage and Religious Freedom (ESPANOL)


Holy Hour for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty


Prayers of the Faithful


Ideas for Participating in the Fortnight for Freedom