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, December 21

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

 

Friday, December 22

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

Des Moines – Ordination Dinner, Christ the King, 5:00 pm

Des Moines – Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate of Ryan Andrew, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 7:00 pm

 

Sunday, December 24

Des Moines – Christmas Eve Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:00 pm

 

Monday, December 25

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

 

Monday, December 25 – Saturday, December 30

Christmas Break / Vacation

 

Friday, December 29

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

St. Paul, MN – Jillian Letnes and Connor Jorgensen Wedding, St. Thomas More Catholic Church

 

Monday, January 1

Des Moines – New Year’s Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:30 am

 

Tuesday, January 2

Des Moines – St. Thomas More Center Board Meeting, Pastoral Center, 7:30 am

 

Wednesday, January 3 – Thursday, January 11

Oceanside, California – Region IX Bishops’ Retreat, Prince of Peace Benedictine Monastery

 

Friday, January 5

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

 

 

Friday, January 12

Des Moines – Diocesan Vocations Department Meeting, Pastoral Center, 8:30 am

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

 

Saturday, January 13

Atlantic – Installation Mass for Father Chinnappan Devaraj, OFM, Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, January 14

Anita – Installation Mass for Father Chinnappan Devaraj, OFM, St. Mary Parish, 8:30 am

Atlantic – Installation Mass for Father Chinnappan Devaraj, OFM, Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, 10:30 am

Council Bluffs – Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Prayer Service Corpus Christi Parish, Queen of Apostles Worship Site, 6:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 16

Des Moines – Diocesan Finance Council Meeting, Pastoral Center, Noon

 

Thursday, January 18 – Saturday, January 27

Lisbon, Portugal – Acton Institute Annual International Bishops Forum

 

Friday, January 19

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

 

Thursday, January 18 – Saturday, January 27

Lisbon, Portugal – Acton Institute Annual International Bishops’ Forum

 

Friday, January 19

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

 

Sunday, January 28

Adel – Confirmation and Reception, St. John Parish, 1:00 pm

Indianola – Mass, Simpson College, 5:00 pm

 

Monday, January 29

Des Moines – Ankeny Land Development Meeting, Mercy Conf. Center, 3:30 pm

 

Tuesday, January 30

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

West Des Moines – Mass for Catholic Schools Week, Dowling Catholic High School, 10:10 am

Des Moines – Catholic Charities Executive Committee Meeting, Pastoral Center, Noon

Des Moines – Priests’ Personnel Board, Pastoral center, 2:30 pm

 

Wednesday, January 31

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

Ankeny – Teachers’ Mass, Catholic Schools Week, St. Luke the Evangelist, 2:00 pm

 

Thursday, February 1

Council Bluffs – Mass for Catholic Schools Week, St. Albert School, 9:30 am

Ames – Call Received, Answered with Love (CRAWL), Mass and visit with students, Iowa State University, 6:00 pm

 

Friday, February 2

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

Des Moines – Feast of the Purification Mass and luncheon with Religious Men and Women, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Saturday, February 3

West Des Moines – Dowling Catholic High School Dinner and Auction, Dowling Catholic High School 6:30 pm

 

Sunday, February 4

Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Augustin Parish, Noon

 

Tuesday, February 6

Jefferson City, MO – Ordination and Installation, Bishop-elect W. Shawn McKnight, Cathedral of St. Joseph, 2:00 pm

 

Wednesday, February 7

Harlan – Vocation Mass, Shelby County Catholic School, 10:30 am

Des Moines – Hispanic Pastoral Commission Meeting, Pastoral Center, 3:00 pm

 

Thursday, February 8

Des Moines – Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa Meeting, Pastoral Center, 7:30 am

Stuart – Presbyteral Council Meeting, All Saints Parish, 10:30 am

Des Moines – Speaker at Faith and Healing Series, Mercy College of Health Sciences, 6:00 pm

 

Friday, February 9

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

Des Moines – Confirmation and Reception, St. Joseph Parish, 7:00 pm

 

Saturday, February 10

Council Bluffs – Confirmation, St. Peter Parish, 6:00 pm

 

Sunday, February 11

Audubon – Confirmation and Reception for St. Patrick, Audubon and Holy Trinity, Exira, St. Patrick Parish, 10:30 am

 

Tuesday, February 13

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

 

Wednesday, February 14

Des Moines – Ash Wednesday Service, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Friday, February 16

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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