Igniting our Faith with Apostolic Zeal 

The Ignite! Campaign raises up the dignity and image of God of everyone in our Diocese. As one body of Christ, it gives each of us the opportunity to invest in our priests, women religious, deacons, mothers, fathers, teachers, catechists, and children, who are the foundation upon which the Church and greater community are built. 

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Campaign Prayer 

Our Campaign Goals


“Our Ignite! A Life. A Church. A Community. Campaign is a graced moment for the Diocese 
of Des Moines where we take part in Jesus’ saving mission and do great works in his name.” 
Most Rev. William M. Joensen, Ph.D. 
Bishop of Des Moines 

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Campaign Initiatives

Catholic Education Endowment

Support our Seminarians

Support our Priests

Parish Renewal and Vibrancy

Parish Share

Plant the Seeds of Faith

The IGNITE! Campaign honors the sacrifices of those who came before us by following their example and passing our faith on to future generations. We hope you will consider joining us in making our vision for the Catholic Church in Southwest Iowa a reality. Pledge today!

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