Thursday, April 24, 2014
Family Camp 2014
Register now online for Family Camp 2014!

This is a special Family Camp as we are celebrating 25 years as a parish this summer!

In honor of our patron, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, let's pack the camp this summer!

SAVE THE DATE: June 27th, 2014!

John Angotti has created a musical that asks the question: Why do bad things happen to good people? This is a story of Joseph, who is an every day person that has lived a life that is good and upright. Yet he has had a series of misfortunes that leave him now devastated. 
The story of JŌB is unfolded in a dream sequence that addresses the question of WHY?

To Learn More and Follow John go to:



St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish in Hiawatha, IA is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy. The ideal candidate will have Catholic liturgical training; excellent keyboard, music conducting, and organizational skills; will be able to work collaboratively and demonstrate the ability to lead and participate in a spirit-filled community through music and liturgy. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Music and/or Liturgical Studies or equivalent education and experience. Prior experience preferred. Position begins July 1, 2014. Job description is available on parish website, To apply, send cover letter and resume to Fr. Mark Ressler at 1350 Lyndhurst Dr. Hiawatha, IA 52233 or email Submission deadline is May 1, 2014, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

 Director of Music & Liturgy Job Description

Employment Application

Stewardship Opportunities


Stewardship Thought For The Week
     “ The measure of a person’s  character is not what one gets from their ancestors, but what one leaves their descendants.” (From God’s Little Instruction Book.)

Stewardship Trivia
  Do you like to greet and meet new people? Perhaps you would consider being an usher for the parish.  We currently have 67 volunteers who help at Mass once a month.  If you are interested in this ministry or other volunteer opportunities, please contact Jim Clancy@ or call the parish office at 393-3778.



St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
1350 Lyndhurst Drive
Hiawatha, IA  52233

Phone: 319.393.3778


Mass Times
Saturday:            5:00 PM

Sunday:               8:30 AM & 11 AM

Weekdays:           See Bulletin

Reconciliation:    Saturday 4:15 PM-4:45 PM

Marriages:            Contact Fr. Ressler
                                 six months prior

Baptisms:            Contact Kathy Lester

Fr. Mark's Homily
Fr. Mark's homilies are online! Just click on the date that you would like to view his homily from the weekends listed below.

April 27, 2014 - Youth Mass
April 20, 2014 - Easter
April 18, 2014 - Good Friday
April 17, 2014 - Holy Thursday
April 13, 2014

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