We will beginning our RCIA classes very shortly. Classes will meet once a week for an hour from now until shortly after Easter. If anyone is interested in joining the Catholic faith please contact the parish office to sign up.
St. Catherine’s Parish Directory
The resident parishioner directories are in and ready to be picked up. Every family is welcome to pick up a copy. They are on the table outside the parish office. If you aren’t in this year’s directory and would like to be in the next one, please contact the parish office at 515-271-4747.
Tom Fisher is selling Christmas wreaths, garland and table decorations to raise money for his scout troop, Troop 50 after church on October 5, 19 and 26. Your order can be delivered here after thanksgiving or sent directly to you or to someone else.
Called & Gifted Workshop
A workshop to learn about our common mission to the world as Church, your role in that mission and your spiritual gifts, Church teaching on the laity and lay ministry; the nature of spiritual gifts, a call and vocations; and how to undertake the process of discernment. Saturday, Oct 18 form 8:30-4:30 at SS John & Paul Church. For more info & to register sjeciowa.org or 515-222-1092
St. Luke the Evangelist Pasta Dinner
Sun, Oct 19 join us for our Feast Day dinner. It will be held at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $6 and children under 12 are $5. Proceeds from the celebration will go toward building and furnishing of our new church and school.
Challenge - Club for Girls
Challenge is a club for girls to grow in virtue, friendship, and their Catholic faith. The Des Moines / St. Augustin Club invites all girls 4th thru 8th grade to their 2014 Kick-off where the 2014 Dowling Catholic Homecoming Queen will join us for a ROYAL AFFAIR.
October 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5 pm St. Augustin Catholic Church Lower Level - Be a friend and Invite a friend to Celebrate Fun, Food, & Friends in ROYAL STYLE! PLEASE RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure enough Royal Snacks & Crafts for All!