The Diocese of Des Moines
Year of Faith kicks off with focus on liturgy
October 22, 2012
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

The Diocese of Des Moines officially launches the Year of Faith on Tuesday with a focus on the Eucharist, the source and summit of our Christian lives. Benedictine Abbot Marcel Rooney, retired abbot primate for the worldwide Benedictine order and former abbot of Conception Abbey, will present an evening of conversation, prayer and fellowship at St. Francis of Assisi parish in West Des Moines. The evening begins with a dessert and coffee social at 6:30 p.m. followed by the abbot's presentation at 7 p.m. All are invited. Childcare will be available. Save to


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