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

 

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 

 

Monday, November 20

Des Moines – Diocesan and Catholic Charities Staff Thanksgiving Mass and Luncheon, St. Theresa Parish, 11:00 am

 

Tuesday, November 21

West Des Moines – Formal Inauguration of Dr. Dan Ryan as President of Dowling Catholic High School, Dowling Catholic High School, 10:00 am

 

Wednesday, November 22

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

 

Thursday, November 23

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

Des Moines – Thanksgiving celebration with International Priests Serving in the Diocese of Des Moines, Downtown Embassy Club

 

Sunday, November 26

Des Moines – Mass and Presentation to recipients of Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross, a Papal Honor awarded by Pope Francis, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 10:30 am

 

Monday, November 27

Des Moines – Sacrament of Reconciliation, Dowling Catholic High School, 8:00 am

 

Wednesday, November 29

Tucson, Arizona – Episcopal Installation of Most Reverend Edward Weisenburger as the seventh Bishop of Tucson

 

Thursday, November 30

Des Moines – Presbyteral Council Meeting, St. Ambrose Cathedral Hall, 10:30 am

 

 

Friday, December 1

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

Des Moines – Principal Priests’ Pension Meeting, Principal Financial, 9:30 am

West Des Moines – Catholic Charities, No Room at the Inn, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 5:30 pm

 

Saturday, December 2

Des Moines – Dedication of Catholic Circle of Faith and Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity Home, 10:00 am

Red Oak – Installation Mass for Father Lazarus Kirigia, St. Mary Parish, 5:30 pm

 

Sunday, December 3

Imogene – Installation Mass for Father Lazarus Kirigia, St. Patrick Parish, 8:30 am

Red Oak – Installation Mass for Father Lazarus Kirigia, St. Mary Parish, 10:30 am

Red Oak – Spanish Installation Mass for Father Lazarus Kirigia, St. Mary Parish, 1:00 pm

West Des Moines – Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem Fall Dinner, Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 6:00 pm

 

Tuesday, December 5

Des Moines – Breakfast with Civic Leaders, St. Ambrose Cathedral Hall, 7:30 am

 

Wednesday, December 6

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

 

Thursday, December 7

West Des Moines – Dowling President Christmas Luncheon, Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 11:30 am

 

Friday, December 8

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

Council Bluffs – Immaculate Conception Mass, St. Albert Schools, 9:30 am

Des Moines – Immaculate Conception Mass, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 5:30 pm

Des Moines – Dinner with Iowa Catholic Radio, The Tea Room, 6:30 pm

 

Saturday, December 9

Bayard – Installation Mass for Father Thomas Kunnel, St. Patrick Parish, 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, December 10

Panora – Installation Mass for Father Thomas Kunnel, St. Cecilia Parish, 8:30 am

Guthrie Center – Installation Mass for Father Thomas Kunnel, St. Mary Parish, 10:30 am

 

Tuesday, December 12

Des Moines – Midnight Mass, Our Lady of the Americas at St. Ambrose Cathedral, Midnight

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

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

 

Wednesday, December 13

Des Moines – Bishop’s Council Meeting, Downtown Embassy Club, 5:30 pm

 

Thursday, December 14

Des Moines – Farewell Reception for Nancy Galeazzi, Bishop’s Residence 4:30 pm

 

Friday, December 15

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

Council Bluffs – Priests’ Christmas Gathering, St. Peter Parish Hall, Noon

 

Friday, December 15 – Sunday, December 17

Griswold – Bishop’s Priesthood Vocation Discernment Retreat, Creighton Retreat Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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