The Diocese of Des Moines
Social Justice Consortium invites all to annual Mass for Life tomorrow night, more RL events in Feb.
January 20, 2011
Written By: Trish Radke

The annual Mass for Life is tomorrow night, Fri., Jan 21 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Pius Church, 3601 66th St. (Corner of 66th and Douglas) in Urbandale.


If you have never attended, we encourage you to take part in the evening which will include  excerpts from Tom Quiner’s upcoming musical, "The Pope of the People" beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The Mass will follow at 6:30 p.m. with Bishop Richard Pates presiding.



The Respect Life initiative is part of Catholic Charities Social Justice Consortium and assists parishes in understanding and implementing the concept of the Consistent Life Ethic, whereby the respect and dignity of all persons is embraced from the moment of conception to natural death.


Catholic Charities' Social Justice Consortium is committed to working toward a comprehensive and consistent ethic of life for the pursuit of the common good. Read more about the consortium and other initiatives here.


Also, don't forget to save the date of Feb. 8 for the Prayer for Life Rally! Speaker and writer, Abby Johnson will share her personal story about working in the abortion industry and her conversion to pro-life advocate.  


On that same day-- Feb. 8 the annual Legislative Mass will be held at St. Ambrose Cathedral, 607 High St. in Des Moines at 6 p.m. All four bishops of Iowa will celebrate the annual Legislative Mass and we are all are invited to join them. Save to


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