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

 

Wednesday, March 8 – Sunday, March 12

Vacation

 

Friday, March 10

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

 

Wednesday, March 15

Des Moines – Senior Housing Corporation Board of Directors Meeting, Ruan I Center, 1:30 pm

 

Thursday, March 16

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

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

 

Friday, March 17

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

 

Saturday, March 18

 Greenfield – Installation Mass of Father James Ahenkora, St. John Parish, 5:15 pm

 

Sunday, March 19

Greenfield – Installation Mass of Father James Ahenkora, St. John Parish, 8:15 am

Massena – Installation Mass of Father James Ahenkora, St. Patrick Parish, 10:15 am

 

Monday, March 20

Des Moines – Diocesan Building Commission Meeting, Ruan I Center, 1:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 21

Des Moines – Diocesan Finance Council Meeting, Ruan I Center, Noon

Des Moines – Bishop’s Council Meeting, Embassy Club West, 5:00 pm

 

Wednesday, March 22

Des Moines – Lead Prayer for the Iowa State Senate, State Capitol, 9:00 am

Des Moines – Dinner Auctioned at St. Albert school Auction, Bishop’s Residence, 5:00 pm

 

Thursday, March 23

West Des Moines - Priests’ Spring Study Day, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 10:00 am

Des Moines – NOVOS Reconciliation & Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 6:00 pm

 

Friday, March 24

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

West Des Moines – Facebook Live, Sacred Heart School, 11:00 am

 

Saturday, March 25

West Des Moines – Annual Men’s Conference, St. Francis of Assisi, 8:30 am

Shenandoah – Installation Mass of Father Raphael Assamah, St. Mary Parish, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, March 26

Shenandoah – Installation Mass of Father Raphael Assamah, St. Mary Parish, 6:30 am

Hamburg – Installation Mass of Father Raphael Assamah, St. Mary Parish, 8:30 am

Shenandoah – Installation Mass of Father Raphael Assamah, St. Mary Parish, 10:30 am

 

Monday, March 27

Des Moines – Conversation with Political Leaders, Cathedral Rectory, 7:30 am

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

Des Moines – Young Adult Gathering “Standing up for Truth in the Modern World” with Patrick Langrell, Confluence Brewing, 6:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 28

Des Moines – Spirit Catholic Radio Care-a-Thon, 10:00 am

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

Des Moines – Priests’ Personnel Board Meeting, Ruan I Center, 3:30 pm

 

Wednesday, March 29 – Thursday, March 30

Villanova, PA – Church Management Meeting

 

Friday, March 31

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, April 1

West Des Moines – Mass and Luncheon with Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Sacred Heart Parish, 11:00 am

Des Moines – Bishop Dingman Peace Award, Holy Trinity Parish, 6:00 pm

 

Sunday, April 2

Griswold – Diocesan Deacon Retreat, Creighton Retreat Center

Des Moines – Sisters’ Appreciation Dinner, St. Mary of Nazareth, 5:00 pm

 

Monday, April 3

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

 

Tuesday, April 4

Des Moines – Catholic School Administrator Gathering, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:00 am

  

Thursday, April 6

Des Moines – Diocesan Building Commission Meeting, Ruan I Center, 1:00 am

West Des Moines – Mass and Installation of Relics, Dowling Catholic St. Joseph Chapel, 7:00 pm

 

Friday, April 7

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

Des Moines – Day of Reflection Lunch & Supper, Priests of the Diocese of Des Moines, St. Ambrose Cathedral

Des Moines – Chrism Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 7:00 pm

 

Saturday, April 8

Des Moines – Mass with Faith Journey Catechetical Institute, St. Augustin Chapel, 8:00 am

Des Moines – Palm Sunday Vigil Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 4:00 pm

 

Sunday, April 9

Des Moines – Palm Sunday Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:30 am

Des Moines – Boy Scout Awards, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 2:00 pm

 

Tuesday, April 11

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

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

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

 

Wednesday, April 12

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

Des Moines – Catholic Charities Executive Committee Meeting, Ruan I Center, Noon

 

Thursday, April 13

Des Moines – Holy Thursday gathering with Seminarians, Bishop’s Residence, 3:45 pm

Des Moines – Holy Thursday Service, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 5:30 pm

 

Friday, April 14

 

 

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

Des Moines – Good Friday Service, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Saturday, April 15

 Des Moines – Easter Vigil, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 8:30 pm

 

Sunday, April 19

 Des Moines – Easter Service, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

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