September, 5, 2018
Springing from a long-term strategic planning initiative for the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Des Moines, Bishop Richard Pates is launching a secondary strategic planning effort specifically for St. Albert Catholic School system.
August, 31, 2018
Bishop Richard Pates has accepted a request from Father Carlos Gomez Pineda to return to his home diocese in El Salvador.
August, 29, 2018
Bishop Richard Pates is inviting all parishes and schools in the diocese to set aside the four Fridays of September as special days for prayer and fasting in reparation for the sexual abuse of children.