The Diocese of Des Moines


A Thanksgiving Prayer :: 11/27/14

We wish you and your family a very happy and peaceful Thanksgiving Day! Bishop Pates is thankful for Pope Francis. "I am particularly grateful this year for Pope Francis and the light, the hope, the joy and the inspiration he provides for the human family," said Bishop Pates. Lord, we t...

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with a spirit of joy and collaboration

we assist the Bishop in serving

...the people of God in southwest Iowa.