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Parish Announcements

Veterans Day Mass/Patriotic Rosary, Sunday, November 11th - 9AM Mass.
Please join us in honoring our servicemen and women at our annual Veterans Day Mass. The Patriotic Rosary will begin at 8:20AM. A reception in Ryan Hall will follow. If you know of a veteran from our parish and we do not have his/her name on file, please contact the office at 515-276-4042.
Knights of Columbus Fundraiser
The Knights are taking orders after each Mass for fresh to bake Thanksgiving apple pies. The pies will be delivered after Masses on November 17th and 18th.
Religious Christmas Cards
The St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus will be selling religious Christmas cards after all the Masses from November 3 through November 25. Proceeds will benefit seminarians for the diocese of Des Moines. Please help KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS.
Christmas Pageant
Saturday, December 1st, 9:30am to 10:00am in the Church followed by St. Nicholas Festival 10:00 am - noon in the Parish Hall.
Women\'s Association - Winter Drive
The Women\'s Association is sponsoring a Winter Drive from November 1st to December 1st. They are collecting new or gently used CHILDREN\'s hats, mittens and scarves. There will be collection boxes in the Gathering Area and Parish Hall beginning on November 1st.
Winter Weather Wear Drive - November 17 through December 15
The Knights of Columbus are once again sponsoring their \"Winter Weather Wear Drive\" to gather coats, hats, mittens/gloves, etc. for distribution to all--men, women, and children. A collection box will be in the gathering space at the back of the church.
Grocery Cards
The Men\'s Club is selling grocery cards to Fareway, Hy-Vee and Price Chopper after each Mass. These cards make excellent gifts or use them to purchase your family groceries!


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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.