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News: Rest in Peace, Fr. Eugene Koch

September, 30, 2019

Father Eugene Koch died on Priesthood Sunday after serving the people of our diocese for 60 years.

News: Here's what you need to know for episcopal ordination

September, 18, 2019

Bishop-elect William Joensen will be ordained the 10th bishop for the Des Moines diocese on Friday, Sept. 27. Here's what you need to know.

News: Farmer who brought a saint to Iowa dies

September, 4, 2019

Joe Hays, the farmer who penned a letter inviting St. John Paul II to Iowa in 1979, died 34 days before the 40th anniversary of that historic visit. Joe generously shared his story over and over with anyone who asked. May he enjoy the fullness of life with the Risen Savior forever. Services will be at St. Joseph Church in Winterset.