Food Pantry Collection
Please bring non-perishable food items to Mass the 3rd weekend of each month; we will also take up a monetary collection. Thank you for your continued generosity in sharing with those in need.
Cards for Home-Bound and in Care Facilities
If you know someone who might like to receive cards from parishioners, please ask them if we may put their address in the bulletin so cards can be sent.
Franciscan Common Venture Service Opportunity
Six volunteers, 20 years of age and older, are needed for a week of service Aug. 11-17, at the St. Augustin Indian Mission School in Winnebago, NE. Volunteers will assist in the hand harvest and processing of corn to be used in meals for sacred events and rituals. Other volunteer work could include painting, minor repairs, cleaning and gardening. Possibility of attending a Pow-Wow and other cultural rituals. Cost is $175/person. Applications due by JULY 15th. For more information and/or to apply contact Sr. Shell at 563-583-9786 or email@example.com. The FCV program is sponsored by the Dubuque Franciscan Sisters.
Renovation of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
Our Diocese is facilitating contributions to resurrect and rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral. Individual contributions can be remitted to: Diocese of Des Moines, Notre Dame Rebuilding Fund, 601 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. To make a credit card or “online” contribution, please call 515-237-5008. Donations received will be used totally and solely for the assistance of Notre Dame Cathedral and those affected by the tragedy. While mourning the loss of a significant icon of faith, we are grateful that much was spared and Notre Dame will continue to serve as a visible inspiration for us. Heartfelt thanks to all contributors for their generosity.
Helping the Flood Victims
If you have an interest in assisting families and parishes displaced by the flooding along the Missouri River personally or as a parish group, please contact Deb Powers at Catholic Charities at firstname.lastname@example.org.