Welcome to our Linked Parishes

“As a Eucharistic community, rich in diversity, united in our Catholic faith,
we strive to live and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
Cathedral of St. Raphael 231 Bluff St. Dubuque, IA 52001 563-582-7646
St. Patrick Church 1425 Iowa St. Dubuque, IA 52001 563-583-9749
Ministerio Hispano 1425 Iowa St. Dubuque, IA 52001 563-584-0640


It’s time to register for Vacation Bible School.

Children in Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to participate in Vacation Bible School as campers.

Each day at VBS, kids rotate through learning stations – crafts, games, music, missions, snacks – with lots of hands on activities to learn about our catholic faith. The theme is “Circus of the Stars: Spotlight on the Father”.

Adults, teens, and middle school students are needed to volunteer to put on a week of VBS activities for the younger children.

To learn how you can volunteer to be on the VBS team, call Jean Leute at 582-7646.

Camper Registration Form
Volunteer Registration Form

Adult Faith Formation Summer Faith Sharing Group

summerJoin other adults that are meeting on Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:45 pm, beginning on June 18, at St. Patrick Rectory for conversation upon the Sunday readings.

Summer Schedule: July 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Find the Sunday readings at the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops at www.usccb.org/bible/readings

Wisdom and Wine Series

All adults are welcome to attend the Summer 2014 Wisdom and Wine evenings. We are meeting at Timmerman’s in East Dubuque in the Palisade Room. There are 3 Wisdom and Wine events to look forward to this summer. Put these dates on your calendars: June 11, July 9 and August 9.

Christ Our Life Catholic Conference

September 20 and 21, 2014
Des Moines Iowa
Adults $25 and Students $15

christ-our-lifeIn the fall, the Diocese of Des Moines is presenting the 3rd Catholic Regional Conference called Christ Our Life at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The Conference brings Catholics together to inspire, celebrate and form relationships with Jesus. This year the list of presenters is extraordinary and we want parishioners to consider attending. The conference is Saturday, September 20 and Sunday September 21. It is a world class event right here in Iowa with presenters including: Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York, Mark Hart the “Bible Geek”, Mary’s Meal Founder Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, musician Tony Melendez and Catholics Come Home ‘star’ Tom Peterson. There is an opportunity for Adoration as well as Reconciliation and Mass is celebrated both days! There are vendors, musicians, break-out sessions, and more!

Conference flyer

It’s time to register for Religious Education and Sacramental Preparation Programs for 2014-2015!

Click the links below to download the forms.
Religious Education Registration Form 2014-15
Grade 2 Sacramental Registration
OSE Annual Consent Waiver Form
Confirmation Registration Form

If you have any questions or require any additional information, or if you are new to the parish and would like more information, please contact Jean Leute, Director of Faith Formation at the Religious Education Office:
Phone: 563-582-7646
Email: dbq054ff@dbqarch.org