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

Ash Wednesday Schedule
7am – Liturgy of the Word with Ashes
9:00am – Mass with Ashes
5:30pm – Liturgy of the Word with Ashes
7pm – Mass with Ashes

Weekly Schedule


Weekend Mass:

Saturday @ 5:00pm

Sunday @ 8:30am & 10:30am

Misa en Espanol @ 5:00pm

Weekday Mass:

Tuesday & Friday @ 8:00am (Chapel)

Wednesday @ 9:00am (Church)[During School Year]

Thursday @ 8:00am (Chapel)


Saturday @ 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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 & Friday at 8:00 am in the Chapel
    • Wednesday at 9:00 am in the Church (during school year)
    • Thursday  at 8:00 am in the Chapel
Lent & Easter Schedule

Ash Wednesday – February 10
7am – Liturgy of the Word with Distribution of Ashes
9am – Mass with Distribution of Ashes
5:30pm – Liturgy of the Word with Distribution of Ashes
7pm – Mass with Distribution of Ashes

Communal Reconciliations
Sunday, February 14 at 2pm – Saint Cecilia
Thursday, March 3 at 7pm – Saint Cecilia

Holy Thursday Liturgy
Thursday, March 24 at 7:30pm
Good Friday Liturgy Friday, March 25 at 7pm
Easter Vigil Saturday, March 26 at 8pm
Easter Sunday, March 27 at 7am, 8:30am, & 10:30am

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.

Latest News


Get to know Deacon Gary Aitchison!

Electronic Interview – Deacon Gary Aitchison – October 27, 2015 Deacon Gary, I don’t think there are many people in the parish who have not met you (and your lovely wife) but for those who may not know much about you could you tell us a bit about yourself... read more