Upcoming Events 

SYMBOLON The Catholic Faith Explained
Better understand, live, and share our Catholic Faith
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
SYMBOLON is a dynamic resource for the  
evangelization and catechesis of adults. 
Weekly sessions are in progress and will 
at the end of May. You may join at any time. 

New Parishioner Meeting
Sunday, April 26, following the 10am Mass in
the Adult Education Wing of the Parish Center.

Anyone wishing to officially join our Parish should attend this
meeting. If you have already turned in the request for
parish membership we would like you to attend as well. 
Welcome to St. Patrick Parish!

Eyeglasses and Cell Phones Wanted
The Social Concerns Committee is collecting good used
eyeglasses and cell phones.  Envelopes will be at the 
church entrances the weekends of May 2 & 3 and May 9 & 10.  
Glasses will be given to the Lions Club and recycled to help needy

people around the world. Cell phones will be refurbished and given 
to the domestic violence shelter. 

Xavier High School's Chamber Choir, Voce, will present
a homecoming concert Sunday, May 3rd at 2pm at St. Patrick's Church.
Voce's 2015 tour includes performances at St. Stephen the Witness Catholic 
Student Center at UNI; Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN; and the   
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, MN.  This year's program

includes works by Bach, Nystedt, Whitacre, Lauridsen, Gjeilo, and more. 
Admission is free.

Souper Senior Luncheon
Thursday, May 7 in our Parish Hall

Doors open 10am for Bingo; lunch at 11:30am
Mike Goldberg, Director of Linn County Emergency Management 
is our featured speaker.

Parish Breakfast - All you can eat!
Sunday, May 17, 9am-Noon
Adults $6         Kids 12 & under $5

All proceeds will go towards the Eagle Scout Projects

(See Parish Events Page)

Mark your Calendar for June 17, 2015
Dr. Edward Sri will speak at St. Patrick's Parish.  
Dr. Sri is a nationally known presenter on Scripture and

Catholicism, author of several best-selling books, and teacher at the
Augustine Institute in Denver, Co. He is also a visiting Professor at 
Benedictine College, co-founder of FOCUS, and creator of 
SYMBOLON the parish-wide adult faith formation program

in which many of our parishioners are participating each week.

Totus Tuus (Totally Yours) Summer Camp is coming!
July 13-17 Day Camp 9am-2:30pm Grades 1-6 at St. Patrick's

Parish Center.  Catechetical instruction, daily Mass, songs, games, 
and recess.  Day participants need to bring a sack lunch.
July 12-16 Evening Camp 7:30pm-9:30pm grades 7-12 at 
Immaculate Conception.  This is an archdiocesan program whereby
seminarians and college students travel the summer spreading the Good News  
of our Lord.  Their youthful joy and energy is contagious.  Come join us!
Registration deadline is May 1st.  Space is limited so register early.
$25 per student.  Call or email to register: 362-7966 or gward@stpatrickscr.org

The ARK Catholic Books & Gift Shop is OPEN!
Fine assortment of Catholic books, bibles, rosaries, jewelry, statues, medals,
art work, holy cards, crucifixes, music and seasonal items.
Located in St. Patrick's newly renovated rectory on 1st Ave.
Open Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am-5pm
Open Wed 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 9am-4pm

You can call The ARK at (319) 200-4591

November 3-12, 2015 Holy Land Pilgrimage
Please join Fr. Ivan on this once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Holy Land.

Visit all the sites from The Annunciation through the Way of the Cross,  

Crucifixion, and Resurrection. Visit Masada, the Dead Sea, and where John
the Baptist baptized Christ. Renew your baptismal vows near the site
  Christ was baptized and more! See our PARISH EVENTS PAGE 
for a brochure. Contact Mary Johnston at blessu45@gmail.com for more info

Young Adult Ministry (ages 21-39)
Saturdays 7:30pm in Education Wing 6th St. Entrance

Parish Services @ St. Patrick Catholic Church 

Mass Times:

  • Weekday Mass (Chapel)
    • Tuesday through Friday 8:30am
  • Weekend Masses (Church)
    • Saturday Mass 4pm
    • Sunday Masses 8am, 10am, 12pm

Reconciliation Times:

  • Weekdays - T, W, Th, F @ 7:45-8:15am
  • Saturday @ 3-3:45pm         

Parish Office - (319)362-7966

Prayer Line - (319)365-2364 / (319)396-8264

Our Mission Statement:

We, the pastor and members of St. Patrick Parish,

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recognize that we are called to union with God, not merely as individuals, but as a holy community, the People of God.

Within this community there exists a variety of ministries and gifts of the Spirit which enable all to work for the good of the whole. Formed by the Word of God, we recognize our unity of faith and love and accept our common responsibility for the mission of Christ.



    St. Patrick's Catholic Church
    120 5th St NW
       Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
            Parish Office:319 362-7966