The Diocese of Des Moines

Bishop Pates' Schedule

The following is Bishop Richard Pates’s schedule for the upcoming weeks. To request Bishop Pates’ presence at a parish or school event, contact his office at least four weeks prior to the event.

 

2017 Confirmation schedule

 

Bishop’s Schedule

 

Thursday, October 12

Des Moines – Mass and Luncheon with Retired Priests of the Diocese, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Friday, October 13

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

Saturday, October 14

Des Moines – Kacie Carpenter and Sam Anderson Wedding, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 1:00 pm

Des Moines – Holy Family Barn Bash, Holy Family School, 5:30 pm

Des Moines – Blue and Gold Gala, St. Joseph School, Des Moines, Downtown Embassy Suites, 7:00 pm

 

Sunday, October 15

West Des Moines – White Mass, Catholic Medical Association, Sacred Heart Parish, 9:30 am

West Des Moines – Confirmation, Sacred Heart Parish, 4:00 pm

West Des Moines – Bishop’s Appreciation Dinner, Serra Club, Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 6:00 pm

 

Monday, October 16

Des Moines – Catholic Charities Social Justice Consortium Meeting, Ruan Center, 8:30 am

Des Moines – Iowa Hunger Summit, Downtown Marriott, Noon

 

Tuesday, October 17 – Wednesday, October 18

Washington, DC – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops International Justice and Peace Committee Meetings

 

Thursday, October 19

Washington, DC – Catholic Climate Covenant Meeting

 

Friday, October 20

 Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

Saturday, October 21

West Des Moines – Faster than the Pastor, Raccoon River Park, 8:30 am

 

Sunday, October 22

Des Moines – Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference, Iowa Events Center, HyVee Hall 2:00 pm

Des Moines – Ecumenical Service, St. John Lutheran Church, 4:00 pm

 

Tuesday, October 24

Des Moines – Knight Life Radio Interview, 10:00 am

Des Moines – Diocesan Executive Committee Meeting, Ruan Center, 1:00 pm

Des Moines – Hispanic Pastoral Commission Meeting, St. Ambrose Hall, 3:00 pm

Council Bluffs – Andrew Dinner, Corpus Christi parish Queen of the Apostles worship site, 6:00 pm

 

Wednesday, October 25

Des Moines – Catholic Charities Board of Directors Meeting, Ruan Center, 9:00 am

Des Moines – “New Moment” Meeting, St. Ambrose Cathedral Rectory, 6:00 pm

 

Thursday, October 26

Ankeny – Iowa Catholic Conference Meeting, Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Parish, 10:00 am

Des Moines – Reconciliation and Mass with Novos, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 6:00 pm

 

Friday, October 27

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

Saturday, October 28

West Des Moines – Diocesan Encuentro, St. Francis of Assisi Parish

 

Sunday, October 29

Mitchellville – Mass, Iowa Correctional Institute, 10:30 am

 

Tuesday, October 31

West Des Moines – Professional development Day, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 9:30 am

 

Wednesday, November 1

Des Moines – All Saints Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Thursday, November 2

Des Moines – Catholic Foundation of Southeast Iowa Meeting, St. Ambrose Parish Hall, 7:30 am

Des Moines – Diocesan Executive Committee Meeting, Ruan Center, 1:00 pm

Des Moines – Emmaus House Capital Campaign Fundraiser, Embassy Club, 5:00 pm

 

Friday, November 3

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

West Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 5:00 pm

 

Saturday, November 4

West Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 2:00 pm

Corning – Installation Mass for Father Michael Peters, 5:30 pm

 

Sunday, November 5

Lenox – Installation Mass for Father Michael Peters, 8:30 am

Corning – Installation Mass for Father Michael Peters, 10:30 am

Lenox – Spanish Installation Mass for Father Michael Peters, 2:00 pm

 

Monday, November 6 – Tuesday, November 7

Washington, DC – Bread for the World Meetings

 

Wednesday, November 8

Des Moines – Mass for Deceased Members of Bishop Drumm Guild, Bishop Drumm Care Center, 9:30 am

Des Moines – Andrew Dinner, Basilica of St. John, 6:00 pm

 

Thursday, November 9

Des Moines – Vocation Department Meeting, Ruan Center, 8:30 am

Des Moines – Diocesan Finance Council Meeting, St. Ambrose Parish Hall, Noon

 

Friday, November 10

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

Saturday, November 11 – Thursday, November 16

Washington, D.C.  – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Meetings

 

Thursday, November 16 – Sunday, November 19

Indianapolis – National Catholic Youth Conference, Lucas Oil Stadium and Indiana Convention Center

 

Friday, November 17

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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