Prayer & Spirituality: Preparing for Advent
Participate in an evening of learning and prayer with Cindy Shaw, Director of the Emmaus House in Des Moines, as we prepare for the joyful season of Advent. Cindy will share practical ways to grow in your prayer life, as well as provide time for personal reflection.
Church History: 30AD to Present
Three-week series on Church History offered during May 2017, with Jason Collins, M. A. Click here for an overview of the sessions. Click here to view photos from the sessions on our parish Facebook page.
Praying through the Mass
In Sept 2016, Fr. Ray McHenry and Kim Mandelkow, Director of Worship for the Diocese of Des Moines, celebrated the Feast of the Archangels with Eucharist and taught about the things we use in the Mass,the parts of the Mass, historical and scriptural background of the Mass and what we bring to the Mass through our full, conscious, and active participation.
View and print the handout.
View Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of the video.
Grace, Love, and the Nitty-Gritty
In August 2016, Dr. Matt and Stacy Halbach shared their experiences of marriage and family life in light of Pope Francis' recent document, "The Joy of Love." Their witness highlighted the important role of grace, the need for mercy and forgiveness, and the joy that comes with embracing the messiness of marriage.
View and print the presentation slides.
Watch Part 1 or Part 2 of the video.