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Hurricane Matthew Collection :

posted Oct 22, 2016, 3:11 PM by St. Peter

 In light of the foregoing, the Diocese of Des Moines will join the Church in the United States in taking up a second/special collection for the people and Church impacted by Hurricane Matthew.  These funds will be used to support the efforts of Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities, USA as they reach out to provide humanitarian aid in the form of water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as their long-term efforts to restore communities after widespread destruction and to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for the pastoral and reconstruction needs of the Church in the Caribbean and the United States. This collection be taken up on the weekends of October 29-30. Thank you and May God bless you for your generosity.