Resources & Links





 US Catholic Conference Of Bishops:


Diocese of Des Moines:


Dowling Catholic High School:


Catholic News Services:


St Joesph Educational Center & Home and Faith Magazine:    

The St. Joseph Educational Center in West Des Moines publishes a monthly e-newsletter.  Sign up today to receive this free resource containing links to blogs, articles, books, regional event info and more! Click Here for that option.  Many of the monthly items are also available on SJEC website at


Daily Readings:


Marriage Building:  Teams of Our Lady

This is a small group of couples and a spiritual director that come together for a simple monthly meal to share prayer, the gospel, & a book for discussion. It is an international group. For more information, contact the Parish Office at 255-3162 ext. 1128. Check into the group more at .


Virtus Training

The Diocese of Des Moines is committed to the protection of young people from sexual abuse in the church.  The four dioceses of Iowa have developed safe environment programs for clergy, parish and school staff and volunteers to help keep children safe from sexual abuse.  All individuals who are employed by or volunteer at Holy Trinity Catholic School are required to attend Virtus Training.  To register for the next session, please click on the following link: .  A complete list of sessions and location are available on the the Virtus web site.  Please contact the school office if you are unable to register on-line or have any questions.

In addition to Virtus Training, all individuals are required to complete a background check form.  To download the form, please click HERE