Parish News

Synod 58,000 Cups of Coffee

58,000 Cups of Coffee As part of the Diocesan Synod process, we are inviting everyone to share a cup of coffee with three people you know and ask them these questions, “Based on your personal experience, what fills your heart and breaks your heart about the Catholic Church?”  For more…

Covid-19 Restrictions move from Step 2 to Step 3

The policy is effective starting Pentecost weekend, May 22-23, 2021 The Diocese of Davenport is following the recently issued CDC guidelines which are as follows.  Those who have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus may choose to remove their face masks/coverings in both indoor and outdoor social settings.  Those who…

Meet Fr. Troy

Fr. Troy Richmond, 45 –  youth returns to SMO/SMP – as of July 1, 2020, will serve as pastor of SMO/SMP.  An Ottumwa native – as is Radar O’Reilly as MASH devotees would know – he graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in music. –   Go Cyclones!  – …