You are invited to come home to the Basilica of St. John for the finest in Catholic Christian worship, faith formation and fellowship. We gather as a parish community to know, love and serve God by reaching out in love to others through our gifts of time, talents and treasure. Welcome!
Encounter the Living God in the grandeur of this magnificent temple. St. John, the Basilica stands prominently and proudly amid the shops and dwellings of hundreds of inner city people in Des Moines, Iowa. As a sign of God's presence, the building invites you to come and see. LEARN MORE.
Sincerely yours in Christ, Fr. Aquinas M. Nichols
We invite you to watch a Live Telecast of Sunday Mass every week.
Masses are also Achived on the live streaming site.