The Diocese of Des Moines

Upcoming Events

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All-Day Business Office Forum

Aug 30, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017
All-Day Business Office Forum hosted by St. John's Catholic Church in Adel on August 30th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Any questions about the BOF can be directed to the Finance Department at 515-237-5028 or ehoffman@dmdiocese.org.

Rural Life Mass

Sep 10, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
Join us for the annual Rural Life Mass at 2:30 p.m. at the farm of Art and Marcia Pontier farmstead on Highway 34 between Osceola and Murray. Details will be forthcoming. 

Priests' Fall Workshop

Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 5, 2017
Diocesan priests will paticipate in their annual fall workshop in Omaha.

Life Chain

Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017
Life Chain is an annual pro-life witness to the community held the first Sunday in October. In Des Moines, Life Chain is traditionally held along Merle Hay Road from University Avenue on the south (by St. Theresa Church) going north to Douglas Avenue and beyond. For more information, go to...

Regional Parish Secretary Meeting in Neola

Oct 10, 2017 - Oct 10, 2017
Regional Parish Secretary Meeting hosted by St. Patrick Parish in Neola from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Regional Parish Secretary Meeting in Atlantic

Oct 10, 2017 - Oct 10, 2017
Regional Parish Secretary Meeting hosted by SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Atlantic from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Iowans for LIFE annual fundraiser

Oct 12, 2017 - Oct 12, 2017
Join us at Prairie Meadows' Bishop Ballroom at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 for the seventh annual fundraiser for Iowans for LIFE.  The keynote presenter is former NFL star Matt Birk. This Catholic boy from St. Paul, Minnesota was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998...

Congratulations on your engagement, and thank you for considering attending our diocesan marriage preparation workshop! The workshop is entitled God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage, and it is a one day event in which couples will be invited into a deeper understanding of a sacramental marriage,...

Congratulations on your engagement, and thank you for considering attending our diocesan marriage preparation workshop! The workshop is entitled God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage, and it is a one day event in which couples will be invited into a deeper understanding of a sacramental marriage,...

DCYC is a one day gathering of diocesan teens with Bishop Pates for exploration and celebration of our Catholic faith, with separate tracks for grades 6-8 and 9-12. Be sure to save the date for next year: October 22, 2017. Gathering with his young flock is a priority for Bishop Pates, and we hope that your youth will be a part of it! More info on next year’s conference will be released at www.dmdiocese.org/dcyc.cfm.

Catholics and Lutherans will come together in the Des Moines area to mark the 500th annivesary of the Protestant Reformation. Lutherans and Catholics joined together in prayer on Nov. 4, 2016, kicking off a year of examining the historical background, recent documents and efforts to understand each...

Diocesan Encuentro

Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017
The Diocesan Encuentro faith program for Spanish-speaking Catholics will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in West Des Moines. Contact Mayra at 5150237-5011 for details.

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