2018 Lenten Opportunities


Ash Wednesday | Miércoles de Ceniza


Cathedral | 7:30 am & 12:05 pm
St. Patrick Church | 6:30 pm – Bilingual Mass • Misa Bilingüe

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Formation Opportunities | Oportunidades de Formación

A Message From The Archbishop: Using Lent To Prepare For Easter Renewal | Click Here To Read
White Privilege: Let’s Talk | Sundays: 10:30 pm-Noon • Cathedral, Raphael Rooms
Word Among Us |  Limited copies are available at the entrances of the Cathedral and St. Patrick Church. Suggested $1 donation. 
Vuelve a Descubrir a Jesús | Estudio de libro. Copias del libro están disponible en San Patricio, donación de $3. 

Stations of the Cross | Vía Crucis

Thursdays of Lent | Jueves de Cuaresma          Following Noon Mass at St. Patrick Church • Después de la Misa de mediodía en San Patricio
Fridays of Lent | Viernes de Cuaresma          Following the 7:30 am Mass at the Cathedral • Después de la Misa de las 7:30 am en la Catedral
Fridays of Lent | Viernes de Cuaresma          In Spanish at 6:00 pm at St. Patrick Church •
En Español a las 6:00 pm en San Patricio

Reconciliation | Reconciliación

Cathedral | Friday: 6:45-7:20 am • Sunday: 8-8:45 am & 4:30-5:15 pm
St. Patrick Church | Thursday: 11:15-11:50 am • Saturday: 3:30-3:45 pm • Sunday: 10:15-10:45 am

Weekend of February 24th & 25th
Knights of Columbus Baby Shower Help us support this annual fundraiser by bringing in items for babies in support of life. Collection baskets will be placed at both the Cathedral and St. Patrick parishes. Financial contributions are also welcome. • Ayúdenos a apoyar esta recaudación de fondos anual al traer artículos para bebés en apoyo de la vida. Se colocarán canastas de recolección en las parroquias de la Catedral y San Patricio. Contribuciones financieras también son bienvenidas.
New and gently used items needed include:
Infant Clothing (up to 1 year) • Bibs • Booties and Socks • Onesies and T-shirts • Receiving Blankets • Small Quilts • Crib Sheets • Baby Towels and Wash Cloths • Blanket Sleepers • Burp Cloths • Diapers (any size) • Lotions • Baby Soaps • Diaper Rash Cream • Rattles • Diaper Bags • Bottles • Pacifiers • Pack of Outlet Covers • Baby Wipes
Weekend of March 17th & 18th
El Salvador Collection | Colección Para El Salvador Prayerfully consider donating towards our annual collection in support of our sister parishes in El Salvador. • Con espíritu de oración, considere donar a la colección anual en apoyo de nuestras parroquias hermanas en El Salvador. 

Events | Eventos

St. Patrick Church
4 pm
Potluck following Mass. Corned beef & cabbage and beef stew available. Activities for kids. Please bring a dish to share!
Cathedral of St. Raphael
6:30 pm
Experience the Stations of the Cross in a unique way, while offering a quiet moment of personal reflection and prayer.
Cathedral of St. Raphael
6:30 pm
“Lent is a beneficial time of pruning from falsity, from worldliness, from indifference…and (seeking) purity of heart and life.” – Pope Francis
Participating Dubuque Churches
After Holy Thursday Masses
This self-directed pilgrimage will conclude at 11 pm at the Cathedral with night prayer and ice cream sundaes.  


Chrism Mass 03/27 2:00 pm Cathedral of St. Raphael
Holy Thursday 03/29 7:00 pm Cathedral of St. Raphael
Good Friday 03/30 3:00 pm St. Patrick Church
7:00 pm Cathedral of St. Raphael
Holy Saturday* 03/31 8:00 pm Cathedral of St. Raphael
*Reception To Follow
Easter Sunday* 04/01 8:30 am St. Patrick Church
9:00 am Cathedral of St. Raphael
11:00 am St. Patrick Church
11:00 am Cathedral of St. Raphael
*No 5:30 pm Mass on Easter Sunday


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