Pope Francis has invited the bishops and faithful of the world to join him in the consecration of Russia and of Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary this Friday, March 25, the Solemnity of the Annunciation. Archbishop Jackels will be leading a livestreamed prayer to participate in the consecration on Friday, March 25 at 11:00 AM local time. To learn more, visit www.dbqarch.org/live-broadcasts. If you are unable to join in prayer at that time, a recording will remain available on the Archdiocese of Dubuque website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel.
By examining our conscience, we respond to God’s Word – looking at our own lives, searching our hearts, and asking God’s forgiveness for all that we’ve done that does not bear the good fruit of God’s love. All are invited to attend a Communal Reconciliation Service at St. Columbkille on Sunday, March 20 at 4 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Councils #510, #10069, #5513 and #15813 will be holding their 17th Annual Baby Shower from March 4 – March 20. All donations will be given to Birthright. Donations can be placed in the baby crib on display at St. Columbkille's. A list of requested items (diapers, newborn outfits, blankets, etc.) will be available in the crib.
The current war in Ukraine is cause for great concern for the whole world. Pope Francis has encouraged us to pray for peace. Archbishop Jackels will preside at a live-streamed Archdiocesan prayer service at St. Raphael Cathedral on Wednesday, March 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Click on the title link above for the livestream. A collection to assist the refugees of Ukraine will be announced.
You're invited to the Archdiocese of Dubuque 2022 Men’s Conference on the Solemnity of St. Joseph! The event will take place at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids. Live-stream is available for virtual participation as well. Come fellowship with other men and be inspired by our speakers! For more information, click the event title above.
Anointing of the Sick will be offered at all Masses the weekend of March 12 and 13 to strengthen those who are facing serious life change due to illness and to assist them by providing spiritual reinforcement. Old age with physical weakness, or having an underlying condition are reasons for anointing even if no serious illness is present. For more information, click the event title above.
Join us for Mass and distribution of ashes at 7 a.m., 9 a.m., or 6 p.m. (also livestreamed at 6 p.m.). Old palm can be returned to the church center vestibule by February 28 to be burned for this year's ashes. Click here for the full Lent and Holy Week schedule, March 2 - April 17.
Learn what it takes to get involved as a Jail & Prison Reentry Volunteer. Hear from experienced volunteers and ask questions. This session will take place on Thursday, February 24, 6:30 p.m. in Martin Hall at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. For more information on the program, click the title link above.
Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Pilgrim Icon Prayer Service in honor of Saint Joseph on Thursday, February 17, 6 - 6:30 p.m. at St. Columbkille. Pray for Saint Joseph, protector of family life, and for his intercession in preserving, cultivating and passing on the Catholic faith to future generations.
Did you know? Supporting parishes contribute $4.6 million annually to keep tuition affordable! Join us after the 8 and 10 a.m. Masses on January 30 for a reception hosted by Holy Family as an expression of gratitude to our parishioners. Together, we celebrate Faith, Excellence, and Service!
This year's virtual 2022 Archdiocesan Women's Conference enables women to participate from the comfort of their own homes on Saturday, January 29, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Click on the title link above for more information or to register.
Join us for our upcoming Parish Mission on January 23, 24 & 25. Father Joseph Sevcik will guide us each evening, combining a love of Sacred Scripture and a love of St. Paul, in our theme of ENCOUNTER HOPE. Learn more by clicking on the title link above.
The Dubuque County Right to Life Annual Walk for Life will take place on Saturday, January 15, 2022 starting at Washington Park. The walk will begin at 11 a.m. and will conclude with a free chili luncheon and guest speaker Anthony Digmann. Click on the event title for more information.
Join us for a Holy Hour for Vocations at St. Joseph the Worker Church on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 7 p.m. Archbishop Jackels will lead the Holy Hour and seminarian Thiet Hoang will give reflection. Please join us to pray for priestly vocations.
"His birth as man put skin on Divine Love, as if saying: I’m here. I love you. You can neither earn nor lose my love. I will protect you forever - remember that! That's what we celebrate at Christmas. That's all we need for it to be a merry Christmas. That's all we need for it to be a happy New Year." Read the full message by clicking the title link above.
"Life is sacred, in and of itself, but also because of God’s plan for each person, for how the fabric of each person’s life will enrich the tapestry of world events...when we defend the rights and dignity of people on the periphery, like the poor or the unborn, all people are lifted up as a result." Click on the title link above to read the full article.
Say thank you to the senior sisters, brothers, and religious order priests who devoted their lives to serving others. Please donate to the Retirement Fund for Religious at Mass the weekend of December 11/12. Learn more at retiredreligious.org or click the title link above.
This year, in place of our usual giving tree to support those in need with Christmas gifts, monetary collections will be accepted on the weekends of December 12 and 19. All contributions will be given to Resources Unite and/or the Dubuque Boys and Girls Club to support their annual gift-giving programs serving children throughout the Dubuque community. Simply put your donation in an envelope marked "Giving Tree" and drop it into the collection basket at Mass or deliver to the parish office.
Join us at 4 p.m. on this third Advent Sunday set aside to rejoice at the nearness of our Savior as we welcome with joy into our hearts Christ, who is God’s mercy and peace, and turn to God humbly asking for the grace of sincere repentance for our sins in preparation of our Savior's return.