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Bishop William Joensen Ordination

From St Francis of Assisi Church in West Des Moines

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News: Rest in Peace, Fr. Eugene Koch

September 30, 2019

Father Eugene Koch died on Priesthood Sunday after serving the people of our diocese for 60 years.

In the Heartland With Bishop Pates: Welcome Bishop Joensen

September 18, 2019

Bishop Pates welcomes the next bishop to Des Moines. Given his years in education, Bishop-elect Joensen will help people embrace the faith in the face of many moral dilemmas.

Marriage & Family Life: Road to sainthood is paved with challenges

September 18, 2019

What in the world do football and faith have in common? Both require dedicated work, practice and learning from mistakes.

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