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

Our School in the News!

St. Theresa Catholic teacher Ronda McCarthy attended Space Camp in Alabama this summer. She is the only Iowa teacher to attend this year.  Check out our Parish Facebook page for links to interviews on local

Lunch & Learn August 3

Join us at 10am on Thursday, August 3, in the Parish Hall for our monthly Lunch and Learn session.  Kathie Swift will be sharing about the Iowa State Fair and her nearly 30 years there,

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