Christmas Mass Schedule
Tuesday, December 24th: Mass at 5:00 pm - Prelude of Children's Christmas pageant
Wednesday, December 25th: No Mass
Sunday Evening Mass
Our last 5:00 pm Sunday mass for the semester will be Sunday, December 8. Our Sunday 5:00 pm mass will resume on Sunday, January 26.
Hats, Gloves, Mittens:
We will continue to collect hats, gloves, scarves and mittens until Christmas. We will hang them on a clothesline in the gathering space as a reminder that the homeless in our community need warm clothing. All donations will go to St. Joseph Emergency Shelter.
The Annual Christmas Songfest will be held on Dec 8 from 2 -5 p.m. at the Fishers’, West Grand Towers, Unit 303, 3663 Grand Ave, Des Moines. All are welcome. Bring your voices, instruments & snacks for an afternoon of music and conversation. We will provide text and music. Students need not bring snacks. If they want transportation, call the Fishers well ahead so they can make arrangements. Flyers available in the gathering area contain parking suggestions. Call Rita or Tom Fisher 255-7343 or Paula Hermann 229-2812 with questions.
Amahl and the Night Visitors
The Des Moines Metro Opera presents this heartwarming story at Hoyt Sherman Place on Dec 6 & 7. Three chances to see the show - 7:30pm on Dec 6 & 7 or 2:00pm on Dec 7. Tickets can be purchased through the opera’s website, box office phone or at Hoyt Sherman. For more info:
desmoinesmetroopera.org or 515-961-6221
Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale
The Altar & Rosary Society of the Basilica of St. John will hold its Annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale on Sat, Dec 7, from 3 - 6 p.m. & Sund, Dece 8, from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. The event will be in the Fr. Daniel Mulvihill Hall below the church located at 1915 University Avenue. Admission is free. Quilt raffle, great holiday gifts and delicious baked goods. Soup and sandwiches available after 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday plus cinnamon rolls and lunch available on Sunday.
Man-Up Dec-Discipleship Roadmap
Men of central Iowa are invited to Dec’s Man-Up event, on Tues, Dec 17 at Ss. John and Paul Church in Altoona. Where are you on the road of Discipleship? Come to this special Advent edition of Man-Up and discern your direction. Ryan Welch will guide us through the different stages of Discipleship.Gift (book) Exchange. Bring a new or slightly used book to exchange. Need an idea?All net proceeds from our Free-Will Offering for dinner will go to help relief efforts in the Philippines.
5:00 - Rosary
5:30 - Mass
6:15 - Food, Drink and Social
6:45 - Announcements and Speaker
For more info contact: 515.984.0874 or manupdesmoines.org
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