News: Pope names Father Joensen next bishop of Des Moines diocese

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.

News: New Diocesan Schools Superintendent Named

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.

News: SJEC has new director

July, 5, 2019

Tom Quinlan has been named Ministry Director at the St. Joseph Educational Center. He began July 1.