Share Your Faith

Praying Advent

Set aside time to examine your heart and recommit yourself to a deeper relationship with Jesus this Advent. Based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, participants commit to daily prayer and meeting together once a week.

Thursdays Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, 20
6-7:30 pm
St. Francis of Assisi Church Assisi Room
Suggested donation for materials $30. Limited to 13 participants. Register here.
Limited childcare with child registration by Nov 22 here.

Praying Advent is a prayer experience offered through the ministries of Emmaus House and hosted by St. Francis of Assisi parish.


Men's Faith Sharing

Join us to reflect on and discuss the Sunday readings. No registration required.

Wednesdays at 6:30am in the Serra Room. Beginning September 2018, group will meet 2nd Wednesday of the month instead of every Wednesday.
Contact: Dan Nielson at or (515) 988-7085 or Chris Doud at

Saturdays at 8am in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jim Henscheid, or (515) 422-0960.




Women's Faith Sharing 

Based on the Ignatian prayer reflection process and the examen, this weekly group follows Sacred Space: The Prayer Book. No registration required. 

Mondays at 8pm in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jennifer Scheck,

Click here for more information on the group's format. To learn more about Ignatian prayer opportunities, visit Emmaus House Ministry's website at this link.