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

The Grand Adventure is a six-session Lenten series for grandparents.  Learn simple ways to enhance, enrich, and empower you in your role as a grandparent.  Explore “Grandparents as Evangelizers”, get tips on long-distance grandparenting, plus many other topics!

March 2nd
March 9th
March 16th
March 23rd
April 6th
April 13th
All sessions meet from 7-9pm in the Oscar Romero Room.

Cost: $10 per person/couple.  Please plan to bring cash or a check made out to “St. Cecilia Parish” to the first meeting to cover the cost of materials.


Deacon Gary and Kay Aitchison are longtime parishioners of St. Cecilia’s.  Formerly Associate Dean of the College of Business at Iowa State University, Gary and his wife Kay now spend their time spreading the Christian Family Movement and advocating for Catholic grandparenting throughout the nation and abroad.

Questions?  Contact Katie Patrizio at