Advent at The Well: A Recap and an Exciting Announcement!

To the 160+ women who came out on a cold night during a busy season for Advent at The Well, thank you! To those who couldn’t attend due to other obligations, we missed you. Here are a few bits and pieces from the evening. I’ve been asked several times: Was Katie Patrizio’s talk recorded? Yes! Katie’s talk was[…]

Register now for Advent at The Well

  Registration is now open for Advent at The Well. Details follow. The Details Tuesday, December 6 – the Feast of St. Nicholas. The event will be held at the Windsor Heights Community Center, just west of Des Moines with easy access off I-235. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Programming for Advent at The Well ends at 9:00 PM. Women[…]

Save the Date for Advent at The Well

Save the date for Advent at The Well, an evening of reflection on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The planning team is still finalizing details, but here’s what we know. Tuesday, December 6 – the Feast of St. Nicholas. The event will be held at the Windsor Heights Community Center, just west of Des Moines with easy access off I-235. Doors[…]

A Shout-Out to The Well’s Generous Sponsors

One of our guiding principles here at The Well is to strengthen and build up the local community. That goal extends to the group of sponsors and donors we selectively approached to help us financially launch. The Well wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of the businesses and entities highlighted below. Giving them a proper shout-out is well[…]

An Invitation to Feed the Little Sheep

The Des Moines faith community recently celebrated the long and fruitful life of a dearly beloved priest, Father Jim Kiernan. Given he was retired, he was a frequent “sub” at various churches around town, and many had the opportunity to encounter him. Since his death, I’ve been reflecting and revisiting various messages he’s delivered in[…]