28 Aug, 2017

How to pray your way into the new school year

2017-10-25T15:24:51+00:00 Aug 28th, 2017|Categories: Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Every August when the new school year begins, I always feel a mix of dread and joy.  Dread that we are about to lose the wonderful fun freedom of summertime with our children, but joy knowing that at the end of this new school year they will have grown in body, mind and spirit. Here [...]

3 Jun, 2017

Encounter

2017-04-27T15:02:41+00:00 Jun 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

On Saturday, June 3rd from 7-8:30pm, St. Pius X parish in Urbandale will host ENCOUNTER, a night of adoration, praise and worship, and witness.  The night will include exposition, adoration, and benediction during which there will be engaging music and time for  personal prayer.  There will also be different testimonies from people who are actively discerning their [...]

30 May, 2017

3 “rules” to help your family grow in faith this summer

2017-05-30T09:40:04+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This summer I’m continuing my ‘Year of Intentionality.’ The thread that has been woven through my conversations this year at home, work, and ministry is that to grow in our faith we must be intentional. It will happen when I take time. It will happen when I plan. It will happen when I focus. I’m [...]

23 Apr, 2017

Vespers Service

2017-03-14T13:17:10+00:00 Apr 23rd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Vespers, also called Evening Prayer, takes place as dusk begins to fall. The service includes praying some psalms, a reading from Scripture and homily; a lovely evening of prayer, music and reflection. Easter Vespers April 23, Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart, Ankeny This evening’s service at 6:30 pm will be presided by Fr. Steven Orr. Homilist [...]

26 Mar, 2017

Vespers Services

2017-03-14T13:14:39+00:00 Mar 26th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Vespers, also called Evening Prayer, takes place as dusk begins to fall. The service includes praying some psalms, a reading from Scripture and homily; a lovely evening of prayer, music and reflection. Lenten Vespers March 26, Ss. John and Paul, Altoona This evening’s service at 6:30 pm will be presided by Fr. Tim Fitzgerald. Homilist [...]

6 Mar, 2017

40 Days for Life

2017-02-21T13:45:20+00:00 Mar 6th, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that takes a determined, peaceful approach to showing local communities the consequences of abortion in their own neighborhoods, for their own friends and families. It puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying out of His plan for the end of abortion. It [...]

21 Feb, 2017

Men’s Evening of Recollection

2017-02-15T12:31:44+00:00 Feb 21st, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Adult men, and young men in college and high school are invited to an Evening of Recollection Tuesday, February 21, 2017 St. Augustin Church 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm “Add a supernatural motive to your ordinary work and you will have sanctified it.” (The Way 359) The Evening is designed to help you spend time [...]