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Capital Campaign Scripture Passage of the Week

"The young man said to him, 'All of these I have observed. What do I still lack?'

Jesus said to him, 'If you wish to be perfect,* go, sell what you have and give to [the] poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.'"  - Matthew 19:20-21

Sign up for 12 Hours of Adoration on June 1

Click here to sign up for a one-hour time slot. 

Parish Bag Tournament on June 10

Do you enjoy tailgating and playing bags? We will be having a bags tournament this year! Please register your team today so we can start putting together a bracket. Space is limited, so register your team early. The deadline for registering is Sunday June 3rd. The tournament will start around 1:30, so everyone has time to eat before play gets started. Below is a link to the Sign Up Genius to register. Additionally if you have a quality set of boards that you can bring, or we can borrow for the day, please contact Tom Pettit. Also please email any questions you have to tomjpettit@gmail.com.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0548adae22a5f85-parish

Parish-Wide Book Study

Whether or not you were able to attend Jon Leonetti's Lenten parish mission for St. Luke's, you are invited to join in a 2-part study of Jon's book, "Your God Is Too Boring". The first session (Chapters 1-4) was on the evening of May 15 and the second session will meet on the evening of May 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's.

We will discuss some of the themes from the book, Jon's talk, and how Catholicism is viewed today. Even if you haven't had time to read it all, come and join the discussion!

Need a copy of the book? 3 ways to get your hands on one:

  1. From Dynamic Catholic (free+shipping, ~5 days): https://dynamiccatholic.com/your-god-is-too-boring-free-copy
  2. From Amazon (support St. Luke's with your purchase, ~2 days with Prime shipping): https://smile.amazon.com/Your-God-Too-Boring-Leonetti/dp/1937509761/
  3. ...Or ask for a copy at St. Luke's - we will have some available!

Did you miss the 7th Annual Lady's to Luke's Bike Walk Run?

This past Sunday, May 20th, the 7th Annual Lady's to Luke's Bike Walk Run had families journeying from OLIH to St. Luke's. It was a slightly cool, overcast day. Perfect weather for the Bike Walk Run. At the finish line, there was food, face painting, games, and good conversation. If you weren't able to make it this year, please join us next year.

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Blue & Red Mass

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:30pm, your Knights of Columbus hosted a Blue & Red Mass to honor all law enforcement and first responders. Click here to view all the photos.

First Communion Classes of 2018

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 Sunday, April 29, 2018

Sunday, April 29, 2018

 Sunday, May 6, 2018

Sunday, May 6, 2018

St. Luke Vacation Bible School, June 4-8

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Come join us for St. Luke Vacation Bible School this summer June 4 through June 8th 9am-12pm! You’ll join Daniel, who is torn from his home and forced into the king’s service, on a faith-filled adventure. You’ll explore exotic sights and smells in a Babylonian bazaar! Through this exciting VBS, you’ll find that you’re not much different from Daniel and his friends, who kept their faith in a faithless culture. 

Fr. Larry's Retirement Party, Sunday, July 8

All are invited to attend the retirement celebration of Fr. Larry on Sunday, July 8. The 8:30 Mass that morning will be led by St. Luke's students. Donuts will follow.

Father Larry's final Mass will be at 10:30 AM.
Open House/luncheon will be from 12:00 - 2:30 PM; Program begins at 1:00 PM.

Father Larry will be moving to the Dowling Catholic priest residence. Look for further information on how to donate to his retirement fund.

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10 day Rome pilgrimage with Fr. Adam

Join Fr. Adam Westphal, associate pastor at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Ankeny and Jason Collins, M.A., founder of Collins Travel and Pilgrimages, on an exciting 10-day pilgrimage to Rome, Florence and Siena in June 2018! Collins Travel Agency and Pilgrimages, LLC, will be taking 20 people on this incredible journey of faith and adventure. Daily Mass will be offered by Father Westphal and there will be opportunities for confession.

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Coming this Fall

1st Annual St. Luke's Oxtoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 20
Bratwurst, brew, & lederhosen . . . more details to come!