Liturgy Under Construction

Celebrating the Eucharist with Respect & Grace The Catholic Church believes that Christ appears in the Eucharistic liturgy in these ways:  The Consecration of the Bread and Wine; the Word; the actions of the priest who leads the liturgy; and in the full and active participation of those present.  There

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Waukee and Shuler Mining Camp Churches

By Dena Forret Around 1880, the first Catholic Church, a wood frame building that seated fifty people, was erected in Waukee under the guidance of Father Burke who lived in Dallas Center.  The parish operated as a mission church from Dallas Center and Granger until 1912 when Father Francis Larkin

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