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Saint Cecilia Parish is a
Roman Catholic community, formed
by the Word of God, united by
the Holy Eucharist and enlivened
by the Holy Spirit.
By our commitment to the
teachings of Christ and His Church,
the sacraments and charity, our
parish strives to build up the
body of Christ through worship,
life-long faith formation
and evangelization.


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Weekly Schedule

Weekend Mass:


8:30am & 10:30am
Misa en Espanol at 5:00pm

Weekday Mass:

Tuesday & Friday
8:00am (Chapel) & 5:30pm (Chapel)

9:00am (Church) & 5:30pm (Chapel)

8:00am (Chapel)


3:30pm to 4:30pm

Latest News

James McKean Visitation & Funeral

The visitation for Dr. McKean will be Monday, April 21, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church, 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on April 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with a reception hour at 9:30 and luncheon following Mass, at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church, 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames, more »

posted on April 18, 2014

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Thursday, April 17 7:00 PM Holy Thursday Liturgy in the Church Good Friday, April 18 2:00PM Stations of the Cross Lead by the 5th Grade 7:00PM Good Friday Liturgy Easter Saturday, April 19 8:30PM Easter Vigil Easter Sunday, April 20 Masses at 7:00AM, 8:30AM, 10:30AM, 5:00PM (Spanish Mass)

posted on April 17, 2014

Eucharistic Adoration Suspended for Easter

Eucharistic Adoration will be suspended 12PM Noon Thur., Apr. 17 until 8AM Tues., Apr. 22

posted on April 10, 2014

Fall Interns for Youth Ministry Needed!!

Seeking Church Ministry experience before you graduate? St. Cecilia & St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Youth Ministry is now hiring five interns for the 2014-15 School Year! Applications and job descriptions are available at  Please submit your application to Anna Steele at by May 1.  

posted on April 4, 2014

2014 Time & Talent Opportunities booklet available now

The 2014 Saint Cecilia Time and Talent Opportunities booklet is available now on the parish website. Go to to see it.

posted on March 2, 2014

Facilities Visioning Assessment Report

Results of the work conducted by the Facilities Exploration Committee and RDG Planning & Design, to  assess the current and future physical space/structural needs of the parish and explore how those needs might be met is now complete and a full report of the St. Cecilia Facilities Visioning Assessment Report, June:2013 is available for viewing more »

posted on July 31, 2013

Facility Exploration Survey Results

Results from the Facility Exploration Committee St Cecilia Survey Summary St Cecilia Comment Responses

posted on April 9, 2013