Parish: 233-3092 | School: 232-5290 | Faith Formation: 232-3514 | 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames IA

Eucharistic Adoration will be suspended from Friday, May 27 at 8AM until Tuesday, May 31 at 8AM due to the Memorial Day holiday.

St. Cecilia School offices will be closed June 8 – July 25.


Weekly Schedule


Weekend Mass:

Saturday @ 5:00pm
Sunday @ 8:30am & 10:30am
Domingo Misa en Espanol @ 5:00pm

Weekday Mass:

Tuesday @ 8:00am (Chapel)
Wednesday @ 8:00am (Chapel during the Summer)
Thursday @ 8:00am (Chapel)
Friday @ 8:00am (Chapel)


Saturday @ 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Call to Family, Community, and Participation.

Fr. Jim teaching on the Mass

Other Schedule


Mass Schedule

Weekend Mass Times:

  • At Saint Cecilia, Ames:
    • Saturday at 5:00pm
    • Sunday at 8:30am and 10:30am
    • Misa en Espanol el domingo a las 5:00 pm
  • At Saint Thomas Aquinas, Ames:
    • Saturday at 4:45 pm
    • Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 am
    • Sunday at 7:00 pm
  • At Saints Peter and Paul, Gilbert:
    • Sunday at 8:30 am

Weekday Mass Times:

  • At Saint Cecilia, Ames:
    • Monday NO Mass
    • Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday at 8:00 am in the Chapel
    • Wednesday at 9:00 am in the Church (during school year)
Reconciliation Schedule
  • Saturday at 3:30pm – 4:30pm and by appointment
Eucharistic Adoration Schedule

The Chapel is always open for adoration.  Keypad access only between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.  For the Holiday Break schedule, please click here. Call the parish office (233-3092) for access information or to sign up for a scheduled adoration hour.

Sacramental Schedules

Reconciliation:  Saturday 3:30-4:30 pm; or anytime by appointment.  Reconciliation in Spanish:  anytime by appointment. Marriage:  Please call the Parish Office at least six months before setting a date. Baptism:  To Participate in the Baptismal Program, please call the Parish Office.  Instruction for parents is required. Sick Calls:  Call the Parish Office to make arrangements to receive the Sacrament of the Sick.

For parish election results, please click here.

Latest News



Parish Election Results

The following people were elected to parish positions. Thanks to all who were on the ballot! PASTORAL COUNCIL: Sarah Swanson, Ron Barnett CATHOLIC SCHOOL BOARD: Mike Dolan, Neal Molitar FAITH FORMATION COMMISSION: Elin Hermann, Darcie... read more

Ames Days For Girls Sewing Team

Young men from Acacia Fraternity recently volunteered at a meeting of the Ames Days For Girls Sewing Team at St. Cecilia Church. They cut fabric and ribbon, assembled hygiene kits, and two of the men learned how to use a serger. The kits will be sent to South Africa... read more