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Worship Schedule

Weekday Mass Times:
     Mon., Tues., Thur., Fri. - 7:00AM
     Mon.-Fri. - 8:30AM
     Wed. - 5:30PM
      Sat. - 8:30AM
Weekend Mass Times:
Sat. Eve. Vigil - 4:30PM
Sunday 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30AM
8:30AM Latin Mass (Lower Church)
1:15PM Spanish
Eucharistic Adoration: Held in the Adoration Chapel beginning at
9:15AM every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with Benediction
of the Blessed Sacrament at 8:00PM.
First Saturday: Anointing of the Sick & Litany of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel following the 8:30 a.m. Mass.
Reconciliation: Saturday 9-9:30AM, 3:30-4PM, or by appointment

Celebrating Faith, Family & Community September 16th - 18th

A Message from Msgr...
First off, I would like to thank you for the many years of support in the success of the fall festival event.

The big weekend is here!! This weekend we gather as a parish family—with friends and neighbors—to celebrate our unity as a parish with faith and fun events throughout the weekend. We will celebrate and deepen our faith at a special grotto Mass at 11:30 on Sunday. The fun begins on Friday with bingo and continues on Saturday and Sunday with food, fun and games galore. Please remember to help with the fund raising by buying or selling those raffle tickets. This our key fundraising event of the year, and its success depends largely on you and your participation.
We also need volunteers to help with the event. Adults and students are needed to volunteer in many ways for the events of the weekend.

Folks, this is a huge event—with huge potential for us as a parish. I emphasize the word “parish” because the festival’s success hinges on our total parish—school and non-school folks—participation. Plan to join us, sell those tickets, and volunteer for a few hours. Call the parish office or Deb Bordenaro to volunteer. Deb’s phone number is 867-7240.
Msgr. Frank Chiodo



In our times,the saintly spirit of St. Anthony continues to work wonders in our parish as we walk together in the footsteps of Jesus, Savior and Lord of our lives.

Founded in 1906 to serve the ever growing influx of Italian immigrants to the south side of Des Moines, St. Anthony’s now comprises some 1,800 families of a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, while continuing to recognize its historic identity as an Italian parish. 

A multitude of ministries are offered here as we together attempt to build a vibrant parochial life. Our Catholic school serves as another fundamental building block of our identity. We create within its walls a Catholic culture, providing excellence in academics as well as a spirituality which helps equip our youngsters with the tools to be committed Catholic adults. 

You will find on this website information about our ministries, programs, people, events, and much more. St. Anthony parish, grounded in our Catholic tradition, but ever open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit to build for a more glorious future, welcomes you.

God’s Blessing to you. 
Monsignor Frank E. Chiodo

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St. Anthony Parish and School

15 Indianola Road
Des Moines, Iowa   50315
t. P 515-244-4709, S 515-243-1874