Adults who would like to develop a personal plan for ongoing faith formation, can meet with faith formation staff to complete a faith formation map based on the six tasks of catechesis, as outlined in the National Directory for Catechesis. Click here to view and print a sample Faith Formation Map (Catholic version).
For more information, click on a link below or contact Faye Akers at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heather Rohe at email@example.com or call (515) 440-1030.
- Rite of Acceptance and Rite of Welcome, Sun, Nov 18
- Advent Evening of Reflection, with Katie Patrizio, M.A., Thurs, Nov 29
- Praying with Icons, with Fr. Basil Hickman, Thurs, Dec 6
- Click here to see photos, video and resources from past events.
- Adoration. Quiet prayer time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
- Rosary. Learn and pray with others.
- Magnificat. Pray with the daily readings and reflections.
Share Your Faith
Retreat & Discern
- Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP). Retreat weekend to deepen your relationship with Jesus.
- Emmaus House. Catholic retreat center in Des Moines.
- Christian Family Movement (CFM): Meet with other parents for study, faith sharing and service.
- N.E.W. Ministries: Outreach to women new to the community.
- Sunsational Seniors: Social group for men and women 55 and up.
- Women IN God's Service (WINGS): Social and service group for all women ages 21 and older.
- St. Francis Young Adults: Study and fellowship group for adults in their 20s and early 30s.
- Becoming Catholic. For adults inquiring about the faith or considering joining the Catholic Church. Based on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
Parish Ministry Application
We invite you to share your gifts and talents with others in the parish and are always open to talking with those who are faithful, available, contagious and teachable (F.A.C.T.). If you're interested in serving as a small group leader, study group facilitator, catechist or in any other capacity for adult faith, please first complete the parish ministry application at this link. For more information, contact Faye Akers at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heather Rohe at email@example.com or call (515) 440-1030.