On the evening of September 11, 2016, the parish will have its Groundbreaking celebration at the property on Valley View Drive. Following the Mass and groundbreaking, there will be our annual parish picnic accross the field at New Horizon Presbyterian’s Social Hall. Sign up with what you will bring so others know. For all the details, go to the Outdoor Mass, Groundbreaking, and Parish Picnic page.
The city plans on reconstruction of Harmony St. to occur from July to the end of the year. Sewers, sidewalks, water main, and the street will be replaced. Daily Mass will still be held at the church.
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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