Bishop Press Release COVID19 03 16 2020
MARCH 21 22 HOMILY YR A 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT Copy
A Reflection On My COVID-19 Experience In Light of 2Samuel24
Bishop Z Coronavirus editorial 3-26-20x
Peace be with me–Fr. John’s Reflection about celebrating Mass by himself
Lazarus Come Out–Fr. John’s homily for March 28/29
UPDATE 3-31-20–includes information about viewing online liturgies with Bishop Zinkula
A beautiful STATIONS OF THE CROSS DURING THE PANDEMIC has been prayerfully written by Marianne Hopps of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan. The Stations are led by Bishop Robert Gruss of Saginaw; Bishop Gruss is a former pastor at SMP.
4-3-20 Update–includes information about church closures and changes regarding confessions
APRIL 18 19 2020 HOMILY 2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER – Copy
Bishops of Iowa 4-28 Covid 19 Protocol Extension
Bishop Zinkula 04 28 2020 Extension of COVID 19 Protocols
The St. Mary Pella Church buildings are closed per the direction of Bishop Zinkula (see the 4-3-20 Update). The present weekday and Sunday schedule of Masses and Eucharistic Adoration is completely cancelled until further notice, as is our Lenten Services Schedule and all Faith Formation Programming and all parish meetings. All Faith Formation classes have been cancelled.