Parish Mission Statement

Immaculate Conception Parish, as the first Catholic parish in Cedar Rapids, IA, is a local expression of the Kingdom of God as received, taught, and believed by the One, Holy, Apostolic Roman Catholic Church, under the auspices of the Immaculate Conception, Mary, Mother of God, Mother of the Church, and Patroness of the United States. Under the Blessed Mother’s mantle, Immaculate Conception Parish is dedicated to faithful service to the diverse ethnic groups of Cedar Rapids while also serving the larger body of Christ in the downtown neighborhoods of the city.