2016 Annual Diocesan Appeal
Let's Push to Finish Our Goal!!
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ADA Week #8 - We are within $15,000 of making our goal!! - Thanks to all 392 Parish Families who have given a sacrificial gift so far - we know we can count on the rest of you to help get us past the finish line!  Please consider your gift today if you have not yet pledged.  No gift is too small.  Let's continue our success at St. Anthony's!!

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

Coming Up

May 3


6:30 pm
May 4

Confirmation Class 2016

5:30 pm

Meet for Mass at 5:30pm then to lower church for class
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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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Contact Us

St. Anthony Parish and School

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