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

 

 

 

Saturday, April 22

Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Theresa Parish, 10:00 am

Glenwood – Confirmation and Reception, Holy Rosary Parish, 5:00 pm

Council Bluffs – St. Albert School Auction, MidAmerican Center, 7:00 pm

 

Sunday, April 23

Atlantic – Confirmation for Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Atlantic and St. Mary Parish, Anita, Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, 10:45 am

Des Moines – Divine Mercy Sunday, Christ the King Parish, 3:00 pm

 

Monday, April 24

Des Moines – Diocesan Priests’ Luncheon, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

Tuesday, April 25

Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, Basilica of St. John, 7:00 pm

 

Wednesday, April 26

Granger – Confirmation and Reception, Assumption Parish, 7:00 pm

 

Thursday, April 27

Des Moines – Mass and School Visit, Christ the King School, 8:40 am

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

Ankeny – Confirmation and Reception, Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church, 7:00 pm

 

Friday, April 28

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

Des Moines – Diocesan Priests’ Luncheon, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

Des Moines – Mercy College of Health Sciences Graduation, Iowa Events Center, 2:30 pm

West Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 6:30 pm

 

Saturday, April 29

Des Moines – Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem Holy Hour and Luncheon, St. Augustin Chapel and Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 10:00 am

West Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Francis of Assisi, 1:00 pm

Creston – Confirmation for Holy Spirit Parish, Creston and St. Edward Parish, Afton, Holy Spirit Parish, 5:15 pm

 

Sunday, April 30

Earling – Confirmation and Reception for St. Joseph Parish, Earling, St. Peter Parish, Defiance, St. Mary Parish, Panama, St. Mary Parish, Portsmouth and St. Boniface Parish, Westphalia, St. Joseph Parish, 8:30 am

Harlan – Confirmation and Reception, St. Michael Parish, 11:00 am

Missouri Valley – Confirmation and Reception for St. Patrick Parish, Missouri Valley and St. Anne Parish, Logan, St. Patrick Parish 3:00 pm

 

Monday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 3

Mexico City – Visit to Seminarian Rodrigo Landers

 

 

Thursday, May 4

Des Moines – Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa Board Meeting, Ruan I Center, 7:30 am

Adel – Presbyteral Council Meeting, St. John Parish, 10:30 am

Des Moines – Natural Family Planning Social, St. Augustin Parish, 6:00 pm

 

Friday, May 5

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

Des Moines – Diocesan Priests’ Luncheon, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

Saturday, May 6

Elkhart – Confirmation and Reception, St. Mary / Holy Cross, 10:00 am

Ankeny – Confirmation, St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, May 7

Indianola – Confirmation & Reception for St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Indianola and Immaculate Conception Parish, St. Marys, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 10:15 am

Carlisle – Confirmation, St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, 1:00 pm

 

Sunday, May 7 – Tuesday, May 9

Washington, DC – Catholic Climate Covenant Meeting.   Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops International Justice and Peace Committee

 

Thursday, May 11

Des Moines – Vocations Department Meeting, Ruan I Center, 7:30 am

Adel – CLADD Closing Mass and Awards Gala, St. John Parish, 11:30 am

Winterset – Confirmation and Reception/Dinner for St. Joseph Parish, Winterset and St. Patrick Parish, Irish Settlement, St. Joseph Parish, 7:00 pm

 

Friday, May 12

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

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

Urbandale – Confirmation and Reception/Dinner, St. Pius X Parish, 7:00 pm

 

Saturday, May 13

Ankeny – Confirmation, Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Parish, 9:00 am

Des Moines – Confirmation, Our Lady of the Americas Parish, 11:00 am

Bayard – Confirmation for St. Patrick Parish, Bayard, St. Mary Parish, Guthrie Center and St. Cecilia Parish, Panora, St. Patrick Parish, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, May 14

Neola – Confirmation and Reception for St. Patrick Parish, Neola and St. Columbanus Parish, Weston, St. Patrick Parish, 9:30 am

 

Monday, May 15

Des Moines – Catholic Charities Volunteer Appreciation, State Historical Building, 5:30 pm

 

Tuesday, May 16

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

 

Wednesday, May 17

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

Des Moines – Confirmation, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 7:00 pm

 

Thursday, May 18

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

Des Moines – Confirmation, All Saints Parish, 7:30 pm

 

Friday, May 19

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

 

Friday, May 19 – Saturday, May 20

Techy, IL – Priesthood Ordinations for Divine Word Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

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