The Diocese of Des Moines
Father Jim Kiernan dies at age 81
May 16, 2016
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

Father Jim Kiernan, who served our diocese for 54 years as a priest, died Sunday evening at age 81. Please keep him and his family in your prayers. Arrangements for his funeral are pending.  May Father Jim Kiernan enjoy the fullness of life with the Risen Savior forever.

Here is Father's last homily, recorded at the Basilica of St. John this past Sunday. Save to


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