The Diocese of Des Moines

Bishop Pates' Bilingual Andrew Dinner

Start Date: 02/21/2017


Families are invited to learn more about the vocation of priesthood and to a great evening of prayer, good food, and fun with priests from the Des Moines diocese and Bishop Pates. Join us at St. Anthony Parish in Des Moines on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 5-8 p.m.

The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a bilingual holy hour of prayer for vocations led by Father Luis Mejia and Father Joe Pins in the main Church. At the end of the holy hour we will move to the lower Church for a free dinner at 6 p.m. There will be sharing of vocation experiences by Bishop Pates, Father Fabian Moncada, Father Jose Reynaldo, and Father Luis Mejia. The evening will conclude by 8:00pm with a closing prayer by Bishop Pates.

RSVPs are requested by Tuesday, Feb. 14 so we may adequately provide dinners.

To make a reservation, please contact your  priest, contact Father Joe Pins, or Jessica Hernandez 515-237-5051 to make a reservation.

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Saint Andrew, in the Gospel according to John, brought Simon Peter to meet Jesus. Like Saint Andrew, all Catholics should look in men for qualities needed to be a good priest and encourage them to listen for God’s call. 

Be like Saint Andrew and invite friends to come with you!!!