The Diocese of Des Moines
Having fun while helping others
June 10, 2014
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

We're having summertime fun while lending a hand to help others. Bishop Pates throws out the first pitch at the June 5 I-Cubs game.Bishop  Richard Pates threw out the first pitch at the June 5 Catholic Charities at the Iowa Cubs game. Proceeds from skyboxese, ticket sales and an auction will be used by Catholic Charities help those in need. Sister Jude Fitzpatrick was in charge of the hotdog gun for a while.


Sister Jude Fitzpatrick shoots the hotdog gun at the June 5 I-Cubs game.








Two days later, on Saturday, June 7, 15 priests and some Iowa Knights of Columbus formed a team to compete in the Plane Pull for Special Olympics. The White Collar Crew team pulled a Boeing 757 for 15 feet. Check out Father Ray Higgins giving it his all as they pulled-off the feat in the pouring rain.


Fr. Ray Higgins pulls an airplane for Special Olympics. Save to


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