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Dowling Catholic Basketball Podcasts

2014-2015 Dowling Catholic Girls and Boys Basketball Schedule

Join Mark Amadeo along with Brian Morris (girls’ games) and Mike Swaim, Jr. (boys’ games) on Iowa Catholic Radio, the radio voice of Dowling Catholic Sports

Check out Podcasts of the HALFTIME and POSTGAME interviews below:

  • Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 @ 7:15 pm (Girls game only)

    Harlan 51 @ Dowling Catholic 48POSTGAME


  • Friday, December 5th @ 7:30 pm (Boys game only)

    DubuqueWahlert 57 @ Dowling Catholic 59
    Diocese of Iowa Catholic Boys BB Classic – POSTGAME


  • Saturday, December 6th @ 3 pm (Boys game only)

    Championship Game of the Diocese of Iowa Catholic Boys BB Classic

    Assumption Davenport 38 vs Dowling Catholic 55 – POSTGAME


Double Header Games

Pregame at 6 pm: 

Girls game approx 6:15 pm • Boys game approx 7:45 pm:

  • Friday, December 12th @ 6 pm

    Girls: Johnston 43 @ Dowling Catholic 55 POSTGAME
    Boys: Johnston 43 @ Dowling Catholic 44 - POSTGAME


  • Tuesday, December 16th @ 6 pm

    Waukee @ Dowling Catholic

    Girls: Waukee 58 @ Dowling Catholic 42 - Halftime and POSTGAME

    Boys: Waukee 45 @ Dowling Catholic 55 – Halftime and POSTGAME


  • Friday, December 19th @ 6 pm

    Dowling Catholic @ Urbandale


  • Friday, January 16th @ 6 pm

    Ankeny @ Dowling Catholic


  • Friday, January 23rd @ 6pm

    Urbandale @ Dowling Catholic


  • Tuesday, January 27th @ 6 pm

    Ankeny Centennial @ Dowling Catholic


  • Friday, January 30th @ 6 pm

    Dowling Catholic @ WDM Valley


  • Tuesday, February 3rd @ 6 pm

    Dowling Catholic @ SE Polk


  • Friday, February 6th @ 6 pm

    Dowling Catholic @ Johnston


  • Friday, February 13th @6 pm

    WDM Valley @ Dowling Catholic


  • Tuesday, February 17th @ 7:30 pm (Boys game only)

    Des Moines Hoover @ Dowling Catholic


Girls Post-Season basketball dates:

  • Wed Feb 18th @ 6:45 pm

    5A-Regional 1st Round


  • Sat Feb 21th @ 6:45 pm

    5A-Regional semi-final


  • Tue Feb 24th @ 6:45 pm

    5A-Regional Final


  • March 4th – 7th, 2015

    A-Girls State Basketball Tournament

    4- 7

Boys Post-Season basketball dates:

  • Mon Feb 23rd @ 6:45 pm

    4A-Substate 1st Round


  • Fri Feb 27th @ 6:45 pm

    4A-Substate semi-final


  • Tue March 3rd @ 6:45 pm

    4A-Substate Final


  • March 11th – 14th, 2015

    A-Boys State Basketball Tournament

    11 – 14

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Volunteers @ ‘Work’!

Volunteers at ‘Work’ is more like FUN!

With three full time staff and a hand-full of part time staff, it is the VOLUNTEERS to make Iowa Catholic Radio work!  From the good folks who answer the phones during the Care-a-thon and to those taking turns at our State Fair booth; from those willing to share their faith journey on-air to the regular on-air hosts; from the greeters at our Christ Our Life booth to those who organized the first Ladies Luncheon…it takes so many generous hearts and hands to bring you Iowa Catholic Radio!


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Keeping Christ in CHRISTmas

Special Advent and Christmas Programming Schedule

December 20, 2014

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 21, 2014

9 am – Dickens: A Christmas Carol

10 am – Father Ian Hellyer offers reflection on witnessing that hope is at the heart of Advent, found ultimately in the Word made Flesh

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 22, 2014

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 23, 2014

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 24, 2014

Noon – Christmas with Collin Raye

2:30 pm – Solemn Mass of Christmas Eve with Pope Francis from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome

5:30 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 25, 2014

5 am – Urbi Et Orbi: Pope Francis’ Christmas Message from the Vatican

11 am – Solemn Mass of christmas Day from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC

All Day – Christmas Music

December 26, 2014

All Day – Christmas Music

December 27, 2014

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

December 28, 2014

6 pm to Midnight - Christmas Music

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St. Joseph: My School is Cool!


St. Joseph Catholic School is COOL!

St. Joseph Catholic School opened its doors in 1949.  The Precious Blood Sisters were our first teachers, ministering 23 years.  In 1971, the Sisters of the Congregation of the Humility of Mary began their ministry to students which continued for the next 18 years.  Today we are extremely proud of our highly dedicated, spiritual, and talented teaching staff.

Our educational program includes Kindergarten through Eighth, in addition to an exceptional preschool program for three and four year olds.  We also offer an alternative to Kindergarten within the preschool program; Developmental Kindergarten.  This program is designed for those students who may miss the September 15th cut off date for Kindergarten enrollment, or for those families who simply elect to wait another year.

Our school offers numerous educational opportunities, some which are unique to St. Joseph`s:

  • New school-wide security system with buzzed only camera monitored entry
  • All classrooms host state of the art “SMART Boards”
  • Science Lab
  • Library Center
  • All students K-8 participate in our foreign language program (Spanish) twice a week
  • Also offered are Technology, Physical Education, Vocal Music and Art
  • All students attend and participate in a weekly school mass
  • Well-balanced hot lunch program, prepared in our own kitchen
  • Students participate in numerous special education activities such as the National Geography Bee, National History Day, the Stock Market Game and Science Bowls
  • Recently developed Zoology Team for Middle School students
  • Roundtrip busing for Ankeny, Altoona and surrounding Des Moines Area
  • Affordable Before and After School Program
  • A complete sports program affiliated with the other area parochial schools, including softball, volleyball, basketball, track and football.

For more information, visit: www.stjosephschooldsm.org


Here’s what the students at St. Joseph Catholic School have to say about their school:
2014 St Joseph Feature B
2014 St Joseph Feature C

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St. Augustin: My School is Cool!

St. Augustin  Catholic School is COOOOL!

Congratulations to the Students at St. Augustin’s for encouraging your parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles, alumni and neighbors to vote for the coolest grade at St. Augustin!
4320 Grand Ave
Listen to what the kids say about St. Augustin:
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Sacred Heart: My School is Cool!

Sacred Heart Catholic School

Sacred Heart School
1601 Grand Ave, West Des Moines

Sacred Heart School received national recognition for
achieving the Silver Award in the HealthierUS School Challenge.  The
HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes a school for the healthy foods,
nutrition education, and physical education that is provided to students.
Sacred Heart is the third school in the Diocese of Des Moines to be recognized with an award from the HealthierUS School Challenge.
Listen to what Sacred Heart students have to say about their school:

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St. Patrick – My School is COOL!

St. Patrick Catholic School, Perry

1302 Fifth Street
Perry, IA  50220

ST PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT … The mission of the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Des Moines is to provide meaningful education experiences for children/adolescents in an environment integrated by Gospel values which nurtures faith, community, prayer, and service.

Listen to the students from St. Patrick:

St Patrick Catholic School students


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REGISTER to WIN: “An Evening in South Africa”

A winner will be drawn each day

from October 28 to November 6

for 2 tickets to

“An Evening in South Africa”

“An Evening in South Africa” will be held November 6th at the Valley Community Center in West Des Moines.  There will be a drawing to win a trip to Africa that evening; those attending with tickets from Iowa Catholic Radio are eligible to win the trip.  To purchase additional tickets for the evening, go to www.BlessmanMinistries.org.

Winners will be drawn daily on the morning show Iowa Catholic Radio Today!


Thanks to Blessman Ministries for supporting Iowa Catholic Radio.

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St. Francis – My School is Cool!

St. Francis of Assisi

7075 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines, www.saintfrancisschool.orgPhone: 457-7167

Anna Heitzman and Allison Pedersen sang Psalm 145 on Thursday, October 30…listen here:

MSIC St. Francis singers

St. Francis of Assisi school is a K-8 school community with three sections of each grade.   Our students excel in a safe, nurturing environment under leadership of a faith-filled, caring and professional faculty and staff. We adhere to a traditional philosophy regarding homework, discipline and dress code and we expect and encourage each student to achieve to the best of their ability.
Ninety percent of elementary(K-5) students read at or above grade level. One hundred percent of  seventh and eighth grade students tested proficient on the Iowa Assessments in the 2011-12 school year. Our graduates have gone on to achieve academic success and take on positions of leadership at Dowling Catholic High School and other area high schools.

Listen to the students from St. Francis:

2014 St Francis Feature A

2014 St Francis Feature B

2014 St. Francis Feature C

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Holy Trinity – My School is Cool!


Holy Trinity Catholic School is in the spotlight October 20-24 in MY SCHOOL IS COOL!  Holy Trinity is a great school and have lined up wonderful guests from teachers, to alumni and parents!  Principal Audra Meyer and Pastor Fr. Michael Amadeo will join us on-air throughout the week and celebrated the Coolest School!

Holy Trinity School
2922 Beaver Ave, Des Moines


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