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ADA Update - Congratulation St. Anthony's Parishioners, we are off to a fantastic and best start ever in reaching our SA ADA Goal! Thank you for your pledge and if you haven't pledged yet please do and be a part of something great for our Church, School and Community. 

SA ADA 2017 Goal:                                  $138,226
Pledges/Gifts Received by the Diocese:
$  63,080
In Parish Collection:                                $  11,195
Remaining:                                               $  63,951

God Bless St. Anthony's,
Msgr. Chiodo

Worship Schedule

Ash Wednesday:
7:00AM English Mass
8:30AM All School Mass
5:30PM English Mass
7:00PM Latin Mass
8:30PM Spanish Mass
Stations of the Cross
5:30PM Fridays of Lent
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 Friday Devotion: First Friday of Every Month 7:00PM 
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

Apr 1

Men's CHRP Weekend

Apr 1, 8:00 am – Apr 2, 5:00 pm
Apr 5
Apr 7
Apr 23

Baptism Class

12:30 pm


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