September 26, 2019 7:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: St. Ambrose Cathedral

Join us in opening the doors of our diocese to Bishop-elect William Joensen during evening prayer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 at St. Ambrose Cathedral.

Episcopal ordination of Bishop-elect William Joensen

September 27, 2019 2:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Des Moines

Bishop-elect William Joensen will become our 10th bishop during a 2 p.m. Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Des Moines. Guests must have a ticket to attend. No ticket? Watch it live at or

Public welcome for new bishop

September 27, 2019 4:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Ron Pearson Center, West Des Moines

The public is invited to congratulate Bishop William Joensen following his ordination at a reception at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Ron Pearson Center, 5820 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines.