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Parish Announcements

We are seeking an individual to work approximately 20 hours per week. Must be able to take initiative, communicate effectively, and work independently. For more information. click on the link above.
40 Days for Life
St. Mary’s Pro-Life will be having 40 Days for Life during Lent. Our day of prayer for life and against abortion will be on Friday, March 2. For more information, please see the bulletin.
Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Fr. Jacques Phillipe. Discussion Dates: 7 pm on 2nd Monday of the month – March 12, April 9, May 14, & Jun 11. Sign up by Monday, Feb. 12th. Contact: Tessa Roberts – or 515-577-1764.
St. Mary\'s Mobile Hunger Fight
Just a reminder that our March 4th Mobile Hunger Fight is approaching fast. It takes the support of everyone to achieve our fundraising goal of $13,500. Please consider funding one or more boxes full of meals for $54 a piece. Donations can be placed in the boxes in the back of the church.
Men’s Bible Study
The Men’s CRHP group has moved into a Men’s Bible Study. We are meeting Sunday afternoons, 3:30 to 5:00, in the Mansion Meeting Room. All parish men are welcome to join our group as we study the word of God. Next Sunday we will continue our study of Acts in chapters 14-16.
Women’s Bible Study - Try Something New in the New Year!
Are you looking for a way to make new friends and grow in your understanding of the Bible?Consider joining a welcoming group of women on Wednesday mornings! Women’s Bible Study meets Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:15 am in the Parish Hall. If you have questions or plan to attend, please call Deb Richards at 276-7589.


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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.