Annual Cookie Walk
For years now, parishioners have been baking batches of their favorite Christmas cookies to exchange with others and to raise a few dollars for the church at this VERY POPULAR event. You can support this family and parish tradition by baking cookies at home or as a group. You and your children can also help by decorating and volunteering for the Cookie Walk Day itself.
Time, Talent, and Treasure
Figure out what issue you care about. Volunteer your time in prayer, adoration, or putting your talents to use for the St. Patrick’s family. There are many organizations and church groups to allow you to utilize the talents God has given you. All of the activities will provide a deep and a fulfilling sense of duty towards the Church and some allow for the busy lives of the growing family. If time and talent are not available, there is the continuing project of funding our new church, donations of medical equipment, and setting-up Automatic Tithing.
Sophomore Confirmation Meetings with Father
Students and Parents, click here to sign up for your meeting with Father Glen.
Mass Times & Locations
Daily Mass at St. Patrick’s Church
Monday, Communion Service:
Tuesday – Friday:
Weekend Masses at St. Albert Auditorium
7:30 AM, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Reconciliation at St. Albert Auditorium
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Adoration at St. Patrick’s Church
First Wednesday of the month:
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Located in the heart of Council Bluff, Iowa at 223 Harmony St, St. Patrick’s Church was founded in 1924 as the city’s fourth Catholic parish. In the years following that, a St. Patrick’s school was built and decades later merged into St. Albert’s schools. Major renovations on the inside and outside of the church occurred in many of the decades since being built, and now the turn of the next century, a new church is being built to serve the over 850 registered families. The site of the new location is positioned at the corner of Valley View Drive and College Rd, situated across from the Iowa Western Community College campus and College View Elementary. Details on the new church can be viewed on the Building Project page.
Let it not be said that there is a lack of ways to stay involved in the parish. There are activities for young and old, men and women. The Knights of Columbus, Serra Club, and Catholic Daughters of America are all well-established national organizations in the parish. The Women’s Book Club and That Man is You are both recently adopted faith formation groups. There is also RCIA for prospective Catholics and numerous events throughout the year for children. Lay Ministries are also an excellent method of being involved in the Mass service whether Altar Serving, Cantoring, Lecturing, Ushering, or Eucharistic Ministry.
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