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Our Regular Mass Schedule

DayTimeParishWeek of the Month
Saturday5:30 PMSt. Mary’s, Avoca1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Sunday8:00 AM St. Mary’s, Avoca 1, 3, 5
Sunday8:00 AMSt. Patrick’s, Walnut2, 4
Sunday10:00 AM St. Mary’s, Avoca 2, 4
Sunday10:00 AM St. Patrick’s, Walnut 1, 3, 5


All 10:30 a.m. Masses will change to 10:00 a.m. on May 29, 2022.

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COVID-19 Updates:

FROM THE DIOCESE  Masks are optional for the faithful and clergy during Mass and other indoor activities. We encourage everyone to discern the use of masks based on their own health and potential immunity to COVID-19.   

About Us

In 1872, Father B.P. McMenomy, who was pastor at St. Francis Xavier in Council Bluffs, said the first Masses in Walnut and Avoca.  At that time Mass was being offered in various locations in both towns.  The first St. Patrick’s Church was built in 1874 and St. Mary’s followed in 1875.

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  • smpavoca@walnutel.net
  • 712.343.6951

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109 N Maple
Avoca, Iowa 51521

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