St Theresa Catholic Church 2017-03-06T13:37:53+00:00

Welcome to St. Theresa Catholic Church

Our mission is to nourish our love of God, through Christ, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Learn More About Our Parish

Mass Times

Visit our updated schedule of worship times.


Our School

Visit our parish school website for more information.


Child Care

We have lots of options for child care!


Join Our Parish

Get all of the details on how to join our vibrant community!


Worship Schedule

Communion Service:
Monday 6:30AM

Tuesday – Friday 6:30AM,
Saturday 4:30PM,
Sunday 8:30, 10:30AM, 4:30PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday,
3:00-4:00PM before 4:30 Mass;
2nd & 4th Saturday, 8:30-9:30AM

We’re at 1230 Merle Hay Rd. Des Moines, IA 50311



Parish News


Join our St. Theresa Eclipse Viewing Party on Aug. 21st from 11:30-2:30. We will be meeting at the field beside the playground for this event. We have safe, certified viewing glasses to pass out on a

Hog Roast is coming Aug 23!

Save the date for our annual back-to-school parish event from 5-8pm Wednesday August 23.  We'll have games, pinata, bounce-houses and lots of roast pork and chicken. Volunteers are needed to help with service!  Contact JoAnn