WELCOME TO ST. ELIZABETH PASTORATE 

OUR MISSION IS TO PROClAIM THE GOSPEL TO ALL.

We serve the Catholic community by offering resources and teaching that support faith formation for children and the people who guide them.

Visit Our Parishes

St. Joseph’s Church - Farley, Iowa

202 2nd Ave SE, Farley, IA 52046

St. Patrick Church - Epworth, Iowa

104 1st St SE, Epworth, IA 52045

St. John the Baptist Church of Peosta, Iowa

235 Peosta St, Peosta, IA 52068

St. John the Evangelist Church, Placid, Iowa

22481 East Pleasant Grove Road Epworth, IA 52045

St. Clement Church, Bankston, Iowa

24287 New Vienna Road, Epworth, Iowa 52045

General Information

news & events

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On Sunday, August 25, St. Clement Parish, Bankston will hold their annual auction. Lunch begins at 11:00 AM and the auction begins at 12:00 noon. Fun for the whole family!

 

There are still a few seats open for Fr. Kruse’s overnight trip to Milwauke in early December. This would be a great Christmas gift for grandparents or mom and dad. Call the pastorate office if interested. It will be a GREAT TIME!

MASS TIMES

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REGULAR MASS TIMES

Saturday

4:00 PM – Farley
5:30 PM – Peosta

Sunday

7:30 AM – Epworth
8:30 AM – Farley
9:00 AM – Placid
9:30 AM – Epworth
10:00 AM – Bankston
10:30 AM – Peosta
5:30 PM – Peosta

ONLINE FORMS

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Prayer Request

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Our Weekly Bulletin

RECORDED HOMILIES

Did you go to Mass somewhere else or were ill and unable to make it to Mass in the Pastorate?  The weekend homilies are recorded here for your benefit!   Click on one of the links below to hear it!

SETON CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Seton Catholic School serves the parishes in the St. Elizabeth Pastorate in Bankston, Epworth, Farley, Peosta and Placid.  We believe in seeking excellence through a Christ-Centered education in a faith filled community so all students can grow spiritually, emotionally, and academically.

Ministry Scheduler

Reach volunteers of all ages with auto email and text message reminders, a free mobile app, and more! Make it easy for volunteers to find opportunities to serve, and stay involved year-round.

Youth Faith Formation

Click here for the Faith Formation 2019-20 Calendar.

Registration for Sunday morning Faith Formation is open! Registration forms are on this website (go to ONLINE FORMS) or available from the pastorate office. Please feel free to call Jim or Mindi at 563.876.5540 with any questions.

Outdoor Youth Mass—Please join us for a unique and exciting event on Sunday, September 29. It is our pleasure to invite all families of the Pastorate to an outdoor youth mass at 4:00 PM on the ball field behind Seton Catholic School in Farley. With a message that our faith life and “regular life” go hand-in-hand, we will be celebrating youth activities with Mass. Please have your children wear their favorite jersey, uniform or t-shirt that represents an activity that they enjoy or a team that they follow. This will be the first offering of Intergenerational activities for our SUPR Summer program families.  After Mass, join us for a free will donation supper of pulled pork in St. Joseph’s Church hall.
Mass will be held rain or shine (rain location St. Joe’s Church). Grandparents and godparents are welcome!  Let’s celebrate the youth and all the places that they take their Catholic spirit!

Get In Touch

(563) 876-5540

Address

104 1st street SE
PO Box 286
Epworth, IA 52045

Email

[email protected]

Facebook

@stelizabethpastorate

Office Hours

Mon: 8am – 4pm
Tue: 8am – 4pm
Wed: 8am – 4pm
Thur: 8am – 4pm
Fri: 8am – 1pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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