Engaged Sponsor Couples are married couples who mentor engaged couples as they prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage. Approximately 5-7 meetings are held during the preparation process with the engaged couple using the guidebook, Together Forever for Better or Worse.

Those engaged couples wishing to participate in this ministry as they prepare for marriage are asked to contact the Ministry Leaders or the Parish Office, 319-337-2856, to be assigned.

Contact Scott and Jan Miller
319-354-6264
Position Ministry Leaders

Family Life Commission supports and enriches the lives of all parishioners, newcomers, and their families at all stages of their lives in their relationships with one another, whether they be youth, single, married, widowed, divorced, grandparents raising grandchildren, empty nesters, etc.; and in doing so, to continue to build the St. Patrick church family with the end purpose being to serve God.

This commission meets as needed for planning.

The Commission Chair position is currently open.

Please contact Cheryl Schropp  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 319-337-2856 to volunteer!

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Position Ministry Leader 

Mothers of Young Children (MOYC) is a multi-parish ministry seeking to provide a social and spiritual network for Catholic moms whose children are elementary school age or younger. The group meets once a month from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, usually on the second Tuesday. Being multi-parish, the meeting location changes each month and upcoming events are announced to the group via email. For more information or to get on our email list contact our Communications Coordinator, Jodi Chimenti at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Jodi Chimenti
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Position Communications Coordinator

A Parish Wedding Assistant aids and provides parish support to the couple getting married and their families on the day of the wedding.

They also attend the wedding rehearsal to give advice and guidance to the bridal party and to ensure that church guidelines are being followed regarding flower placement, photography and to make sure the church environment is clean and ready to use for parish activities when the wedding is over.

Please contact the ministry leader if you are interested in this ministry or wish to volunteer for a scheduled wedding.

Contact Cheryl Schropp
319-337-2856
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Position Ministry Leader
The next Divorce Support Group will BEGIN ON Tuesday, Sept 10TH, 6:30pm in the Parlor.  pLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW SO YOU CAN JOIN US!  
Those who are divorced or separated are invited to attend this support group which meets for 12 weeks. For more info, please contact: Stephanie Zeising at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here if you want to see a clearer image of this poster:  Surviving Divorce Poster

Our Parish welcomes all divorced and separated persons to a 12-week Surviving Divorce group.  

 

 
For more information contact:
 
 
Contact Stephanie Zeising
319-530-5487
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Wedding Anniversary Celebration is for all couples in the parish who are celebrating a milestone anniversary (1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30,35, 40, 45, 50+). A special blessing and reception in honor of the couples is celebrated in the summer. 

Announcements are made from the ambo and posted on the website and bulletin board. Interested couples are asked to sign-up to receive a special invitation and then RSVP to the committee their intent.

Contact Cheryl Schropp
319-337-2856
Position Ministry Leader