Outside Our Parish

See Diocesan events at www.dmdiocese.org and offerings sponsored by St. Joseph Ed Center at www.sjeciowa.org


Diocesan Retreat Centers and Spiritual Directors


Christ Our Life Catholic Conference 

Come enjoying this inspiring celebration of faith amid enlightening and entertaining speakers, storytellers and musicians on September 29 & 30 at Wells Fargo Arena. Feel your spirit rejoice at this event! It’s a way to search your soul in a fun and mindful way. You will listen, learn, laugh and feel the love of this glorious gathering. Attending all or part of this unique gathering can prove life-transforming. Cost is $25/person, $15 for 6 years through college ($5 more at the door) and children under 5 years are free.  Vendors will be represented with their unique items.

  

 For more details, visit www.Christourlifeiowa.com.

Young Adult Ministry

Anyone in their 20s and 30s is invited to join Novos Young Adults for social, spiritual and service activities.  Events typically happen every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, with occasional weekend gatherings.  For more information on upcoming events visit our  Facebook page or email us

Want To Strengthen Your Marriage?

Join our marriage enrichment ministry The Third Option. This program is for all couples whether they are facing obstacles in their marriage or just trying to make a good thing better!  Couples will walk through 14 skills-based workshops to help them to grow in everything from understanding anger, cultivating respect, stopping a hurt spiral, understanding personality differences, restoring trust, and much more. For more info visit thethirdoption.com or www.dmdiocese.org/the-third-option.cfm  

       

We meet the first and third Mondays of the month from 7:00-9:00pm at Mercy College, 928 6th Avenue in Des Moines. Participants should use the north parking lot. A new session begins August 20.   

Creighton University Retreat Center

Griswold, Iowa         Website


Private/Individual Retreats

- Directed 8-day and 30-day Retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and offered throughout the year in hopes of meeting individual schedules.

 

- Private retreats of any duration with Spiritual Direction are available by request. 


To register or request more information for any of our scheduled retreats, please call or email:

Phone:  712-778-2466      Email:  curc@netins.net