February 17-23

1. Food Pantry: This week we will have Food Pantry Collection. Please bring non-perishable food items (not expired), paper products, or cash donation. Please help out our less fortunate brothers and sisters. Please check the expired date before donation. Thanks!

2. Holy Family’s: Annual Math Night will be held Thursday, February 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Families will get to play fun games together. Many fun prizes will be awarded Bring the whole family for a night full of fun, learning, and prizes! School will dismiss at 1:00 on Friday, February 22. Please be at the school to pick up your child at 1:00, or make arrangements with the ACES program so that your children will attend after school childcare.

3. In Preparation of Lent: St. Anthony Church in Des Moines is hosting a special presentation on the Devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus, Saturday, March 2nd at the 8:30am Mass. The Holy Face of Jesus devotion is a work of reparation to bring us into a deeper personal relationship with Our Lord. The presentation is the Saturday just prior to Shrove Tuesday. All are welcome!

4. Winter Weather: In the event of bad weather church service cancellations will be announced on our website at and KCCI Channel 8 News.

5. 2018 Directory: Parish will issue a new parish directory celebrating the 10th anniversary of St. Peter-VCC. Please prepare and submit your reflections. Details will be in bulletins soon.

6. The Well: 2019 Pre-Lenten Gathering; Theme: Searching for and Maintaining Peace. The Well women's ministry invites women of all ages to our 2019 pre-Lenten morning of reflection on Saturday, March 2 at the Diocese of Des Moines Pastoral Center in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Join women from across the Diocese and beyond as we spiritually prepare for the Lenten season. Included with registration is Mass, breakfast, praise & worship music, inspirational witnesses by local women, a keynote talk by Katie Patrizio – a nationally esteemed Catholic speaker, and more. Seating is limited, so invite a friend and register today! Visit for registration information.