News: Priest suspended following allegation

August, 23, 2018

A priest temporarily ministering in the Diocese of Des Moines has been suspended indefinitely following an allegation of a serious violation of boundary issues related to unwelcome advances toward a female adult.

News: Reaction to Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

August, 16, 2018

Reaction of Bishop Richard Pates to the Pennsylvania grand jury report and an explanation of the steps the Des Moines diocese is taking to prevent sexual abuse of children by clergy.

Mass at the Iowa State Fair

August, 10, 2018

If you're planning to be at the Iowa State Fair early on either Sunday of the fair, join us for Mass. We'll be at Pioneer Hall and Mass begins at 7:15 a.m.