The Diocese of Des Moines

2017 national Catholic schools week


The 2017 National Catholic Schools Week will be held  January 29-February 4.  The theme for the week is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”  Schools celebrate the week with special Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners, and the community at large.


Open houses allow families to tour schools, meet the teachers, administrators and staff, and learn more about Catholic schools. Below is a listing of the open houses that are being held during Catholic Schools Week.  All schools can be contacted for a personal tour.


2017 Open Houses


Holy Family (DSM): Fri., Feb. 24, 6pm-8:30pm


Holy Trinity (DSM): Sun., Jan. 29, 11:15am – 1:15pm


Sacred Heart (WDSM): Tues., Jan. 31, 5pm – 7pm


Saint Albert (Council Bluffs): Sun., Jan. 29, 2pm-4pm

St. Anthony (DSM): Sun., Jan. 29, 11am – 1pm


St. Augustin (DSM): Fri., Jan. 27, 5pm – 7pm


St. Joseph (DSM):  Tues., Jan. 31, 5:30pm-7:30pm


St. Luke the Evangelist (Ankeny):  Sun., Jan. 22, 11:30am-1pm


St. Malachy (Creston): Sun.,  Jan. 22, 8:15am Mass & Information Session  at St. John Church (Greenfield)


St. Pius X (Urbandale): Sun, Jan. 29, 10am – 11:30am


St. Theresa (DSM): Sun, Jan. 29, 9am - 12pm (pancake breakfast, tours & fellowship)


Shelby County Catholic (Harlan): Sun., Jan. 29, 9:30am-12:30pm