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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Coming Events & Announcements

Coffee and Catholicism



 Saturday, September 14, 2019

Immaculate Conception Church/Scotus Hall

7:00 p.m.

Topic: Blessed Are They . . . The Beatitudes


Bloomsbury Farm


Save the Date!

Immaculate Conception Family Day at BLOOMSBURY FARM

October 13, 2019

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More details to follow . . .

Goulash Day at St. Wenceslaus


Goulash Day

St. Wenceslaus

Sunday, September 22

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More details to follow . . .

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


Fr. Chris will be holding an informational meeting regarding this meeting on August 25 from 2-5 p.m. in Scotus Hall.

Parish Mission with Fr. Bruce Nieli


Parish Mission with Fr. Bruce Nieli

August 17 & 18, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 17:  "Praying in the Spirit"

Sunday, August 18: "Thinking Eucharistically"


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

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