The Diocese of Des Moines
Call to the diaconate
January 3, 2014
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

Bishop Pates has issued a call to the diaconate. Any Catholic man who is interested in the vocation of deacon is invited to attend one of the information nights scheduled throughout the diocese:

  • Jan. 9, 7 p.m. at St. Michael Parish in Harlan,
  • Jan. 14, 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Parish in Council Bluffs,
  • Jan. 16, 7 p.m. at St. Edward Parish in Afton, and
  • Jan. 21, 7 p.m. at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Des Moines.

If the man is married, his wife is invited and strongly encouraged to attend. Save to


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