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Parish Announcements

Click on the link above to sign up for a slot to help the St. Mary\'s Knights on their annual PID (People With Intellectual Disabilities) Tootsie Roll drive. Slots are available at the State Fair, HyVee, Price Chopper and Fareway. You do not need to be a Knight to help out!
Faith Formation & Youth Group Registration
It is not too late to register your kids for Faith Formation classes and Youth Group. Our classes meet on Wednesday nights. Please contact Bridget in the Faith Formation office for more information - or 276-7589.
Tuesday, Aug. 22 @ 6:30pm
All ladies are invited to enjoy a casual summer evening of fellowship and prayer on the patio, complete with wine! RSVP by the Monday before to the Faith Formation office with your wine preference (sweet/dry/white/red).
RCIA Inquiry
We invite anyone with questions about Catholicism to seek answers with us here at St. Mary of Nazareth through our “no strings” inquiry group that will gather for 12 weeks beginning in September. For more information, contact Diane Klopfenstein at or (515) 865-7037.
Parish Auction - Mark Your Calendar for Carnival 17
This year’s auction theme is “Carnival”. The event will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017. Ticket sales will begin in August. Donations - items and/or cash - are now being accepted and can be dropped off at the parish office during the week.


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Click here for Mass and Activities Cancellation Policy

Cancellations due to Weather:

Daily Mass: If Des Moines Public Schools cancel classes for the day OR have delayed school buses, daily Mass will be cancelled.

Faith Formation, LIFE TEEN and Adult Choir: If the Johnston Community School District cancels classes for the day or has an early dismissal due to bad weather, Faith Formation, LIFE TEEN and Adult Choir will also be cancelled.