Welcome to our diocesan website! I hope you find the information and resources you need plus a whole lot more. We're using not only new technology, but new social communication tools. These are a means of providing information and resources, educating on Church teachings and their application to current-day events, and fostering a dialogue for all of us on a journey to grow closer to God.
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Sincerely yours in Christ,
The Most Reverend Richard E. Pates
Bishop of Des Moines