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.
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 email@example.com to ensure enough Royal Snacks & Crafts for All!
The Comfort Food Cook-Off
Sun, Nov 9 from 5-7pm
A fundraiser to benefit Family Promise of Greater Des Moines. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. For more info & to purchase tickets call 515-277-7051 or visit
Understanding and Living Pope Francis’ Vision of Church: Building the “Church of Mercy”
with SJEC Director, Dr. Matthew Halbach
Tues, Nov 18 6:30 – 8:00 pm
St. Boniface Parish (Mary & Joseph Room), Waukee
Come listen as SJEC Director Dr. Matthew Halbach answers the question: What does it mean to be church in my diocese, in my parish today? How we understand the reality of “church” guides and informs how we envision church to be and, ultimately, how we live as church.
Saint Jude Hospice
The Saint Jude Hospice has started a new program called Positive Memorable Customer Experience (P.M.C.E.) in an effort to increase the quality of care provided by Saint Jude’s by doing “small things with great love” We encourage you to explore Saint Jude’s and the P.M.C.E program when choosing hospice care for you loved ones.