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Mass Times

Weekday Masses
Monday-Friday at 12:10pm

Weekend Masses
Saturday at 4:00pm
Sunday at 8:30am and 11:00am

Rosary
Weekdays at 11:45am
Sundays at 8:00am

Reconciliation
Wednesdays 11am-12pm
Saturdays 2:30-3:30pm

Extra Reconciliation Times During Lent
Tuesday, March 26 11am-12pm
Thursday, March 28 11am-12pm

Holy Week Schedule, March 28-31
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:00pm (no 12:10pm Mass)
Good Friday Service, 12:10pm and 6:00pm
Easter Vigil, 8:00pm (no 4pm Mass)
Easter Sunday, 8:30am, 11:00am, and 12:30pm

Mass intentions can be found in the bulletin.

For livestream of the Mass, see our Facebook page.

Click HERE for daily Mass readings.

Adoration and Holy Hour

Adoration
We offer adoration every Friday from 9am-12pm. Daily Mass follows at 12:10pm. You can sign up to commit to one hour of adoration here. 
You are welcome to pray near the tabernacle in St. Anne’s Chapel any time the church is open.

Holy Hour with the Bishop
Holy Hour is every Monday 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the Cathedral. The Bishop attends as often as he is able. Includes exposition of the Eucharist, reflection, group prayer, quiet time and Benediction. Often livestreamed at facebook.com/dmdiocese

Reconciliation / Confession

Reconciliation is offered:
Wednesdays from 11am-Noon
Saturdays from 2:30-3:30pm

To make an appointment for a different time, please contact the parish office at 515-288-7411.

Confessionals are in the sacristy. Go into the short hallway near the West entrance (near the baptismal font) that leads to the sacristy. Lines form in that hallway.

Download an informational pamphlet on Reconciliation HERE.

Healing Service

On the second Saturday of each month beginning after the 4:00 Mass (around 5:30pm) an evening of adoration, reconciliation, and healing prayer is offered by Tim Jameson and Prairie Fire Ministries at St. Ambrose Cathedral.

Upcoming Dates:
March 9th, 2024
April 13th, 2024
May 11th, 2024
June 8th, 2024

Click HERE for more information on Prairie Fire Ministries.

Multi-Lingual Services

Many of our communities offer Masses in their own languages.

Contact our office at 515-288-7411 if you’d like more information on these Masses.

Become a Parishioner

To register for our parish, please fill out the registration form below. You can get it back to us by placing it in the collection basket at Mass, dropping it off in our office (in person or by mail), or emailing it back to us at secretary@saintambrosecathedral.org

Parish Registration Form PDF

A Message from Fr. Nivin

Read a message from Fr. Nivin in our St. Ambrose Cathedral newsletter.

Read Fr. Nivin’s homilies at his homily blog.

Where to find us

St. Ambrose Cathedral

607 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Mass Times

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