St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar Needs...
Quart size canning jars are needed for the homemade vegetable beef soup made by the ladies for the bazaar. Feel free to drop them by the parish office during office hours between now and the first week of November.
St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church is seeking a part-time music minister and a part-time Adult Faith Formation Coordinator Read more...
Stewardship Sunday
On October 9, we will celebrate Stewardship Sunday at St. Mary of Nazareth. This will be held in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast Sunday morning from 8-12:30. We invite you to check out St. Mary’s “Taste of Ministries” that day.
URGENT - Faith Formation Help Needed
We still need a lead catechist for the 7th grade EDGE program at 7:00 pm. We also need one 3rd grade assistant at 5:30. This is a perfect opportunity to earn Silver Cord volunteer hours. Please contact Deb or Bridget in the Faith Formation office – 276-7589
Crafters Wanted for St. Mary’s Christmas Bazaar
The Christmas at the Mansion Bazaar is looking for vendors to sell their homemade craft items at this year’s bazaar scheduled for November 12th. The deadline for receiving vendor registrations is September 30th. Please contact either Margaret McKelvey (278-9539) or Teri Henkels (979-2441 evenings) for further information.
RCIA—The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
RCIA classes are scheduled to start Tuesday, September 13, but we will be happy to work with you and your schedule. If you suspect God is calling you to look into joining the Catholic faith, please contact Diane Klopfenstein at 515-865-7037 or the parish office at 276-4042.
Life Chain Sunday/Respect Life Sunday is October 2nd and 40 Days for Life runs from September 25th to November 6th. Read more...
St. Mary’s Octoberfest WHERE: St. Mary’s Parish Hall TIME: 6:00 pm to ???? WHAT: Bring a dish to share and your favorite craft beer. Brats, sauerkraut, and German potato salad will be served.
Maggie\'s Farewell Reception
Please join us to congratulate Maggie on her marriage, say goodbye, and thank her for all she has done for St. Mary\'s and our high school youth. A reception will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 6-8pm in the Fireplace Room. You will also get to meet her new husband Jon. Light snacks will be provided. All are invited!
SEPTEMBER GALZ Tuesday, September 27th 6:30 pm in the Fireplace Room
Who is the Good Shepherd to You? Sherri Hunt, the Liturgist at St. Pius X Parish in Urbandale, will join us to talk about Jesus as the Good Shepherd. Plan to come and be sure to bring a friend! Please RSVP by Monday, September 26th to Deb Richards in the Faith Formation Office at 276-7589.
What are the latest happenings with St. Mary\'s Youth Group? Read more...

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