The Diocese of Des Moines

Bishop Pates' Schedule

The following is Bishop Richard Pates’s schedule for the upcoming weeks. To request Bishop Pates’ presence at a parish or school event, contact his office at least four weeks prior to the event.

 

2018 Confirmation schedule

 

Bishop’s Schedule

 

Wednesday, February 14

Des Moines – Ash Wednesday Service, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 12:10 pm

 

Friday, February 16

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

Des Moines – Luncheon with Diocesan Priests, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

Sunday, February 18

Des Moines – Rite of Election, St. Ambrose Cathedral, 1:30 and 4:30 pm

 

Monday, February 19

Boston – Bishops’ Consultation on Amoris Laetitia, Boston College

 

Tuesday, February 20 – Sunday, February 25

Vacation

 

Friday, February 23

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

 

Monday, February 26

Des Moines – Building Commission Meeting, Pastoral Center, 1:00 pm

Des Moines – Meeting with other Iowa Bishops, Bishop’s Residence, 5:00 pm

 

Tuesday, February 27

Des Moines – Iowa Legislative Breakfast, State Capitol, 7:30 am

Des Moines – Priests’ Personnel Board, Pastoral Center, 2:00 pm

 

Wednesday, February 28

Des Moines – Diocesan Executive Committee Meeting, Pastoral Center, 1:00 pm

Des Moines – Bishop’s Council Meeting, Embassy Club Downtown, 5:30 pm

 

Thursday, March 1

Des Moines – Luncheon with Diocesan Priests, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

Des Moines – Kick-off to Diocesan School Study by Meitler Consulting, Pastoral Center, 2:00 pm

Des Moines – Reception for Rev. Sarai Schnucker, World Food Prize, 5:30 pm

 

Friday, March 2

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

Des Moines – Luncheon with Diocesan Priests, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

Saturday, March 3

Des Moines – Mass and Luncheon with Catholic Woman’s League, Christ the King Parish, 11:00 am

 

Monday, March 5 – Tuesday, March 6

Washington, DC – Bread for the World Meetings

 

Thursday, March 8

Des Moines – Diocesan Finance Council Meeting, Pastoral Center, Noon

 

Friday, March 9

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

 

Saturday, March 10

West Des Moines – Iowa Catholic Men’s Conference, St. Francis of Assisi, 8:00 am

West Des Moines – Catholic Charities’ St. Patrick’s Gala, The Ron Pearson Center – Hy-Vee, 6:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 13

Des Moines – Vocation Department Meeting, Pastoral Center, 8:30 am

Atlantic – Diocesan Priests’ Study Day, Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, 9:30 am

 

Wednesday, March 14

Creston – Mass and Groundbreaking, St. Malachy School, 9:15 am

Des Moines – Diocesan Executive Committee Meeting, Pastoral Center, 1:00 pm

 

Thursday, March 15

Des Moines – Luncheon with Diocesan Priests, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

Friday, March 16

Des Moines – “In the Heartland with Bishop Pates”, Iowa Catholic Radio, Des Moines; KVSS, Omaha, 9:00 am 

Des Moines – Luncheon with Diocesan Priests, Bishop’s Residence, Noon

 

 

 

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