Faithfully serving Catholics in Cedar Rapids, IA since 1858

  Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is dedicated to faithful service to members of the parish, the diverse ethnic groups of Cedar Rapids, and the larger body of Christ in the downtown neighborhoods of the city.



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Soup Supper to Support Our Seminarians

Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m

Immaculate Conception / Scotus Hall 

  • All you can eat
  • Free will offering
  • All proceeds go to pay for training for seminarians from our two parishes 

Hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council #14952 

Coming Events & Announcements

Coffee and Catholicism



 Saturday, January 11, 2020

Immaculate Conception Church

Scotus Hall

7:00 p.m.

TOPIC: The Gospel Is the Kingdom


Permanent Diaconate Informational Meetings


The Office of Permanent Diaconate is currently recruiting married or single men between the ages of 32 and 58 for the next deacon formation class.

If you are questioning what you vocation might be or what God is calling you to do, consider attending one of the following informational meetings.

January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

St. Jude, Cedar Rapids


Volunteer Appreciation Dinner


Immaculate Conception / Scotus Hall

857 3rd Ave SE

Saturday, January 25, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be held this year for all parishioners who in some way donate their time and talent to Immaculate Conception & St. Wenceslaus parishes. 

Join us for fun, food, and fellowship. Spouses or significant others are welcome to attend.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land


 February 3-12, 2020, with Father Chris Podhajsky of Cedar Rapids, IA and Father Brian Dellaert of New Hampton, IA. A few highlights include visiting the birthplace of Mary Magdalene (Magdala), walking on the Southern steps where Jesus walked, as well as attending Mass in the newly renovated church of the Holy Sepulchre and renewing your baptismal vows where Christ was baptized. The cost is $4,499 and includes breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, transportation by air-conditioned bus, and all admission fees paid. Our guide will be Usama whose writings about the Holy Land are available to read at 

There will be an optional post-pilgrimage retreat to Assisi from February 12 to 16. Cost: $849.00. Flyers are available at the entrances to the church or visit, or contact Mary Johnston at 319.560.5138 or at





Thursday, February 17, 2020 

St. Matthew Catholic Church

2310 1st Ave NE

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. 

Speaker: Jenny Chadima

  Jenny Chadima found herself lost, hopeless, and in the dark after her father’s death. She turned to drugs and alcohol to cope, only to find things getting worse.  After hearing a whisper from God, she realized she needed to come back to church for help and healing. It was through helping others and finding time in quiet prayer that she started to encounter God in a very personal way. 

A lite meal will be served.

 Child care will be available. 

This event is FREE and ALL are welcome. 


Eucharistic Adoration


Adoration at Immaculate Conception

Friday, 12:30 p.m. to Saturday, 8:30 a.m.


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Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church • 857 3rd Ave SE • Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

(319) 362-7181

Office Hours

Open today

08:30 am – 04:30 pm