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Advent Service Project

In Support of the Catholic
Worker House we will be collecting
new socks socks & gloves.

Please bring your donations on:
December 14, 11, & 18 and place
in the boxes in the RE hallway.

All donations will be given to the 
Catholic Worker House.

St. Patrick Quilting Group
Quilting for children of all ages
who are patients of Mercy Medical Center

The St. Patrick Quilting Group's Mission is to
create quilts for the Pediatric Unit, Birth Place,
and Trauma Unit at Mercy. 
The group meets one Saturday
a month in the Parish Hall at 8:00 AM
and the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
at 2:30 PM in the Adult Education Room. 
Joining our Quilting for Mercy
Group is St. Paddy's Quilting Pixies
which is our youth quilters.

Divine Mercy Gifts

OPEN 7 Days a Week!

9am to 5pm

Located at
510 1st Ave. NW in the Rectory
Next to St. Patrick Church


Pray, Hope & Don't Worry Padre Pio Prayer Group Wednesday Mornings

Padre Pio Prayer Group

Pray, Hope & Don't Worry Padre Pio Prayer Group
Wednesday Mornings
in Celtic Grounds coffee shop.  
All are welcome, no registration is required.

Personal Reconciliation at 
St. Patrick

Saturday, December 21st
12 Noon & 7 PM
Sunday, December 22nd
7 PM
Monday, December 23
12 Noon & 7 PM

Confessions will be heard in the
Confessional across from the
adoration chapel in the Parish Center
and will last until all are heard.

Join us for Advent Eucharistic Adoration
Join us for an opportunity
to let God change our lives.
In preparation for Christmas
this year at St. Patrick, we are
going to put out the Blessed
Sacrament after the 4:00 PM 
Mass for one hour of adoration
throughout the four Saturdays
of Advent.

Christmas Pageant

A Christmas Pageant will
be performed on Wednesday,
December 18th at 6:30PM
in the Church.

All are Welcome!

Christmas cookies will be 
served following the Pageant
in the Parish Hall.
Santa will be visiting too!
Please bring a dozen cookies to share.

The annual Christmas Pageant is a 
beautiful, simple presentation of 
the birth of Jesus interspersed
with Christmas hymns.  

New Spirit Wear

Show your parish pride and order
from our new spirit wear collection!

Click on the button below to print 
an order form.  Please return to 
the Parish Office by November 18th!


You've asked for it and the time has
come for a new church directory! 
Lifetouch will be coming to photograph
all of our families!


RCIA Classes at St. Patrick

Are you or is anyone you know hearing
the call to come into the Catholic Church?
RCIA is a way to respond to that call!
RCIA classes at St. Patrick are
being formed and will begin this fall.
If you are intersted please contact
the Parish Office at 362-7966.
Respond to the call of Christ to
"come follow me".

Donut Sundays

Please join us for donuts after
the 10AM Masses in the
Parish Hall every Sunday!

Tuesdays at 5pm Pietra Fitness Classes

Pietra Fitness Class for Women

Join us on Tuesday evenings at 5:00 PM
for Pietra Fitness located in the Parish Hall.

Saturday Evenings Young Adult Ministry (Ages 21-39)

Saturday Evenings Young Adult Ministry (Ages 21-39)

Catholic Young Adults of Cedar Rapids is a city wide ministry for young adults (20s and 30s) that meets every Saturday night at 7:30pm in the St. Patrick Parish Hall Education Wing (enter from 6th Street parking lot).

The focus is prayer, faith formation, community, and service. Each week the evening begins with prayer in the Divine Mercy Chapel and time for Eucharistic Adoration. Following prayer, everyone gathers for a time of education and discussion in the Celtic Grounds coffee shop. The format rotates each week between Scripture discussion, a Catholic or Current Topic, the YouCat series, the Bible, and a social event.



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If you have any questions/additions regarding the parish events listing or would like to be a member of the parish events committee please contact the Parish Office @ 319-362-7966!

    St. Patrick's Catholic Church
    120 5th St NW
       Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
            Parish Office:319 362-7966
    Parish Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM