July, 18, 2019
Pope Francis named Loras College professor Father William M. Joensen, Ph.D., as the 10th bishop for the Diocese of Des Moines.
July, 5, 2019
Bishop Richard Pates has named Donna Bishop as the new diocesan Schools Superintendent. She began June 30. She recently led the Archdiocese of Omaha through a regionalization process that the Diocese of Des Moines is experiencing today.
Tom Quinlan has been named Ministry Director at the St. Joseph Educational Center. He began July 1.