The Diocese of Des Moines
No Room at the Inn
November 27, 2012
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

Join Catholic Charities for a number of wekeend events aimed to raise awareness of the plight of homeless families and build awareness about poverty. Friday from 508 p.m. is a fundraising reception at 601 Grand Ave. in Des Moines. Call 515-237-5078 for more information. Saturday is a poverty simulation that gives people a hands-on experience of what it's like to live in poverty. The simulation runs from 9 a.m. - noon. Register at And Sunday is the musical open house from 1-5 p.m. at 601 Grand Ave. Coe see the live nativity (1-3 p.m.), see a huge display of nativity scenes, many from around the world, hear Bishop Richard Pates and retired Bishop Joseph Charron read the Chrsitmas story and enjoy local choir performancees. Admission is a gift of a personal care item or cash donation. Go to for a list of choirs and times. Save to


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