NOW HIRING: Communication Director

Communication Director Job Opening!

Beckman Catholic High School, St. Francis Xavier Elementary School and the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville seek a full-time Communications Director. This person will plan and implement marketing strategies and evangelization tools for the schools and parish.

Required: Practicing Catholic, degree in marketing or related field. 
Send resume and letters of recommendation to Fr. Dennis Quint 104 Third St SW Dyersville, IA 52040 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Formation for all ~ online program

Formation for all is an online program designed to help Catholics of all ages to learn and pray about Respect Life and Social Justice issues.  The current session addresses the topics of Natural Family Planning and In Vitro Fertilization.  Th access these sessions go to :


FORMED online resources is an online resource with a lot of different Catholic programs, movies, books, and talks, designed to be accessible anywhere at anytime (on smartphones, tablets and computers). This tool is open to ALL parishioners in the Spires of Faith Cluster. All you have to do is sign-up and you'll be equipped to learn, experience, or even teach your Catholic faith in ways like never before. Start a group or a bible study, and watch any number of catechetical videos provided through this website. It's that easy. It's all there. And it's all free. Sign-up today!

If you would like to form or join a group, please contact your parish office.


1. Follow the link to
2. Use the Parish Access Code: 8dcf7
3. Follow the instructions and Register
Explore, Learn, or Teach;
(Return often with your username and password.)


* - find a full list of programs here.

Thanksgiving Masses

THANKSGIVING MASSES: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 22: 5:15 pm @ D; 7:00 pm @ P THURSDAY, NOV. 23: 8:00 am @ E; 8:30 am @ D; 9:00 am @ W & NV AS IN THE PAST, non-perishable food items, paper products and cleaning supplies may be brought to Masses for local needy residents. Check your parish page for the dates to bring your donations. CONTRIBUTIONS in your budget envelope for Thanksgiving are an important source of income for parishes. Please consider an offering of thanks back to God for all he has given you. NOTE that cluster parish offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 24. 

St. Joseph Holiday Shopping Nov. 29th

ST. JOSEPH CHILDCARE CENTER, Earlville will be hosting a Holiday Shopping Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 29th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Childcare Center. You are invited to tour the center while shopping for fun and unique holiday tableware and gifts. If there are any vendors who are interested in participating, please call the Childcare Center and talk to Julie or Katie. (923-2068)  

End of Life Program Dec. 1st

  An End of Life Program will be offered on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 pm in Xavier church basement, Dyersville, with Dr. Janine Idzaak as a guest speaker. A panel to help answer questions will be available. Panel members so far are Dr. Joe Snyder DO, Marc Casey, attorney, Edna Scherbring and Janice Loecke, Hospice nurses, and Deacon Roger Riesberg. Topics consist of the Church teaching on Using / Forgoing Life Sustaining Treatments; Advance Care Planning, and Physician assisted suicide. All are invited to attend. Come to listen, come ask questions, come to learn.  

Lemon Sisters Christmas Show Dec. 2 & 3

Lemon Sisters Christmas Show will be preforming at Beckman High School Auditorium, Dyersville, 

Saturday, December 2nd ~ 2:30pm & 7:00pm

Sunday, December 3rd ~  10:30 am & 2:30pm

Great entertainment for the whole family!

Admission: New Toy or Free Will Offering

To Benefit Needy Children of the Area


St. Paul Holiday Breakfast Dec. 3rd

St. Paul Holiday Breakfast, Raffle, Bake Sale, Cookie & Candy Walk ~ Sunday, December 3rd, serving 8-12p.m.  In the former St. Paul School Gib gym.  Serving scrambled eggs, smoked and fresh sausage, pancakes, fruit, toast, rolls, donuts, juice, milk and coffee.

Baptism Class December 9th

Baptism Class for first time parents (a required class prior to baptism) will be held on Saturday, December 9th at 9:00am at the Dyersville rectory.  Please call your parish office to register.

Spanish Mass Dec. 12th

Basilica of Dyersville invites you to participate in a Catholic Mass in Spanish.  Celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  A reception will follow the Mass at St. Francis Xavier Auditorium.  Tuesday, December 12th at 7:15pm.  Please join us!