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

UPDATED (3/22/2020)    Listed below are Catholic resources available to you daily. Links to the site and shown in blue. As other resources become known and available, we will share them with the parish. If you have questions, please contact the parish office at 233-3092, or email us at parish office.

1.  Pray the Rosary at 9am on Wednesday mornings via Facebook. Please follow this link

2. Pray the Liturgy of the Hours: The Liturgy of the Hours is both the prayer of Christ and the prayer of the Church. It is prayed at set times of the day—morning, midday, evening, and night—and involves the praying of the psalms, short scripture passages, Gospel canticles, and intercessions. Please click here for more information

3.  United Way of Story County: Looking for assistance, please click here for a listing of community resources.

4. MAGNIFICAT: During these difficult times, we all continue to look for ways to remain close to Jesus, his Blessed Mother, and his Church. For free copies of the MAGNIFICAT please click here

5.  Daily readings from USCCB (United Stated Catholic Conference of Bishops).  During this time Archbishop Jackels will live stream a celebration of Holy Mass each Sunday as well as the Chrism Mass on April 7 (and the Triduum—Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil—if the situation has not changed by then) and will lead the Rosary each week on Thursday. Visit www.DBQArch.org for more information about these live streamed events. Here in Ames, Sunday Mass can be accessed on Channel 9 at 8 a.m. and Media Com Channel 94 (EWTN) at 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Holy Week programming will be announced by EWTN.

6. Stream Uplifting Catholic Content into your home – for free! St Cecilia Parish offers all parishioners a free subscription to Formed.org, where you can enjoy a wealth of high-quality Catholic studies, movies, talks, and books! Login today from your computer:https://formed.org/  Please use code=a12562 or download the new iOS app “Formed” from the AppStore! Our parish code is: a12562.

7. St. Cecilia will continue to share information with parishioners via our website, Facebook page, weekly email, Let’s Stay Connected. Our weekly bulletins are posted on our website as well. The parish office is open from 8a – 4pm Monday through Thursday; 8am – 2;30pm on Friday. The office phone number is 233-3092.

8.  Family Matters – The following resources are good ways to engage in our Catholic faith as a family at home, especially during this time of social distancing.