News: Our Lady of Guadalupe feast coming up
December 4, 2019
Novenas are held, Masses celebrated and a crowd will process from Our Lady of the Americas Church to St. Ambrose Cathedral in celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Bishop William Joensen will celebrate Mass beginning at 11 p.m. on Dec. 11, the eve of the feast. The following is a list of some of the activities in our parishes.
CORPUS CHRISTI – COUNCIL BLUFFS
Wednesday Dec. 11, 6 p.m. rosary; 7 p.m. Mass; 8:30 p.m. - midnight dances, music, explanation about the tilma.
BASILICA OF ST. JOHN
Wednesday Dec. 11, 6 p.m. rosary, 6:30 p.m. Mass
CHRIST THE KING
Dec. 3-Dec 11 novena at 6 p.m.
Thursday Dec. 12, 5:30 a.m. mañanitas to Our Lady of Guadalupe with mariachi; 6 a.m. Mass with mariachi; 6:30 p.m. rosary; 7 p.m. representation of the apparitions; 7:30 p.m. procession; 8 p.m. Mass; 9:20 p.m. dances and reception.
OUR LADY OF THE AMERICAS
Dec. 3-11 novena at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. rosary; 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Mass; 7 p.m.-7:15 p.m. mariachi; 7:20 p.m. -7:50 representation of apparitions; 8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. dances by Danza la Morenita; 8:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Banda Perla del Sur; 9:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m. procession to St. Ambrose Cathedral; 11 p.m. – midnight Mass celebrated by Bishop Joensen; midnight - 12:30 a.m. mañanitas
Dec. 12, Noon Bilingual Mass, 6 p.m. rosary; 7 p.m. Mass
ST. ANTHONY PARISH
Dec. 3-11 Novena at 6 p.m.
Dec. 12, 5 p.m rosary; 5:30 p.m. representation of the apparitions; 6 p.m. Mass; 7:20 p.m. procession, reception and dances
SACRED HEART PARISH WEST DES MOINES
Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Mass; 8 p.m. celebration with food and dances
DOWLING CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 12, 10:15 a.m. Mass
ST. PATRICK PERRY
Dec. 3-11 Novena at 7 p.m., refreshment after rosary
Dec. 8 rosary at 8 pm., refreshment after rosary
Dec. 11 rosary at 8 p.m., refreshment after rosary
Dec. 12, 5 a.m. mañanitas; 6 p.m. Mass with mariachi; 7 p.m. procession from St. Patrick Church to St. Patrick School; 8 p.m. dinner, mariachi music. $7/person, children 4 and under eat free.