Thursday, March 21!


Come experience Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 7:00pm at Holy Cross.

 Take this time to listen in the quiet to what the Lord has to speak to you. 


Stations of the Cross and Fellowship

We will pray the Stations of the Cross on Fridays during Lent at 6:00pm at St. Mary. Following Stations on March  29 and April 12 we will have a Lenten meal in the Social Hall.


Fish Fries


The Knights of Columbus invite you to join them for a Fish Fry in the Social Hall from 5:00-7:00pm on Fridays, March 22, and April 5. The menu remains the same as last year. Price is a free-will offering. Take-out containers are available, or bring your own if you’d like. If you’re interested in helping out, please contact Jon Hand at or 515-460-0050. 


Save The Dates!


March 30-31 and April 6-7 for our Totally Catholic Jewelry Fundraiser! S.T.O.R.M. youth will be hosting this jewelry sale in the social hall following 5:00pm and 10:00am Mass. We are partnering with a wonderful company called Totally Catholic Fundraising. We will have beautiful and affordable Catholic sacramentals and jewelry that you can purchase and take home the day of the sale. Please plan to shop for your Confirmation, First Eucharist and Easter gifts AND remember money you spend will support the youth of our parish! Money raised from this event will go toward the cost for our teens to attend NCYC, Retreats and other youth events. We  hope to see you at the sale! 


The Blessing Box Needs 

The Blessing Box provides food to more than 30 families monthly and is open three times each month, 9:30–10:30am on the first Saturday; and 6:00–7:00pm on the second and fourth Thursdays.  Most needed:  Peanut Butter, jelly and canned meats.  On-going food needs are canned meats, breakfast cereals, low sodium canned vegetables and soups, and low sugar canned fruits.  Consider holiday meal foods, too. Food donations can be delivered to the Pantry when open at the Elkhart Christian Church or be placed in the collection box near our Parish Office. Tax-deductible donations can be made payable to The Blessing Box, c/o Elkhart Christian Church, P.O. Box 97, Elkhart, IA 50073.  

2018  Annual Dioceasan Appeal

The preliminary results are in and it looks like we have met our 2018 ADA goal! We will have an official total soon. Thank you for your generosity all the way through to the end!  And now on to the 2019 Appeal!!!

Sharing God’s Gifts Diocesan Campaign

Thank you for your continued support; we appreciate your timely payments for this Campaign.

 Pledged                       Payments                   Balance Due              SMHC Received   

                                                            $443,909.35               $421,649.35                     $22,135                      $204,824.68