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

St. Cecilia Financials (as of May 2020)

Narrative on the State of St. Cecilia Church Finances We are amazed and grateful for the generosity we have witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This outpouring of humanity has been observed not only within the community of St. Cecilia, but within the entire...

Food Donation Drive, July 11

We’re once again calling for your help in collecting donations for our Hispanic parishioners in need of food.  Due to this weekend being a holiday, our next collection day will be July 11. This is the eighth call for donations and so far, due to the continuing...

Cafe El Zapote, St. Thomas Aquinas

From Cafe El Zapote, St. Thomas Aquinas: “Although we are not able to sell in the building quite yet, we have been granted permission to try a drive through style sale twice a month on the second full week, as usual, except we will be selling on Saturday and...

Spiritual Bouquet for Father Jim

Opportunity to give Fr. Secora a special retirement prayer gift! Father Secora retires from active priesthood July 13, 2020.  The weekend of July 11, 12 is his final weekend as our Pastor.  He has been our Pastor for twelve years. In honor of this occasion we have the...

Fr. Don is Coming July 14 and we need your help!

Effective JULY 14, Fr. Don Czapla will be our pastor.  After more that 10 years and in In preparation for Fr. Don’s arrival, it is time to give our parish rectory a deep cleaning and the rectory grounds a sprucing up. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED. Fr Jim vacated the residence...

CRS Rice Bowl Collection

CRS Rice Bowl Collection  Thank you for participating in our CRS Rice Bowl program.  Given the realities of Covid-19, we were unable to physically collect the donations.  If you have not previously done so, you can convert any change or bills to a check and place it...