Our Clinic in El Recreo

By Kamy Sullivan In 2012 a few St. Boniface parishioners, using private funds, had a clinic built in El Recreo. The 10’x30’ cement block building consists of three rooms: one for reception, another for exams, and a third for storage. The clinic was constructed by the people of El Recreo

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An Overview of our History

The first Catholics in Waukee were probably of Irish descent, coming as crews working on the railroad. Before the coming of the railroads, it is reported in other histories that the Catholic people would take their wagons or ride the stage into Des Moines once a year to make their

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Fall Dinner History

by Dena Forret Eloise Hilgenberg Remembers Back in the 1970s, I remember the “senior” ladies of St. Boniface Church working to prepare a special meal for around 200 people.  I recall lasagna, spaghetti, and roast beef entrees to name a few. After several years, turkey and dressing became the menu and it remains

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St. Boniface Stations of the Cross History

By Dena Forret The fourteen Stations of the Cross that grace the walls of our worship space are unique and beautiful! These Stations are painted works of art, bringing to life the story of our Lord’s passion and death. Phil Broderick recalls the origination of these plaques, “The Stations of the Cross were purchased

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