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Weekend Mass Schedule


   * Saturday - 4:00 pm @ Holy Cross

   * Saturday- 6:00 pm @ Sherrill

   * Sunday - 8:30 am @ Rickardsville (1st, 3rd, 5th)

                                          Balltown (2nd, 4th)

   * Sunday - 10:30 am @ Luxemburg


Confession Schedule: 30 minutes before each weekend Mass.

Week Day Mass Schedule  


   * Tuesday - 8:00 am @ Balltown

   * Wednesday - 8:00 am @ Rickardsville

   * Thursday - 8:30 am @ Holy Cross

   * Friday - 8:00 am @ Sherrill

If school is delayed or cancelled, the daily

Mass is cancelled.

We are now scheduling Baptism classes for January and February. Call Cindy or Jim at 563-870-4428. No baptisms during Advent.

Adult Confirmation: If you are an adult who would like to be Confirmed, please contact

Jim or Cindy Roberts at 563-870-4428.


RCIA: If you or someone you know is interested in becoming Catholic, please contact Cindy or Jim Roberts at 563-870-4428.

Patriotic Rosary: The Rosary meets on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays at 9:00 am at Holy Cross Church.

Here's what's happening!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • WE NEED YOU!!!  We need more lectors, eucharistic ministers, and servers.  Email lasallepastorate@gmail.com so we can add you to our list.

  • If you receive a text stating it is from Fr. Tyler asking for various gift cards, please do not respond and make sure you block the number.  It is a scam.

  • Confirmation: January 14 at Balltown.  8:30-11:30 am.

  • Annual Parish Financial Reports are now available in the back of each respective church or can be obtained by contacting the Pastorate office at 563-870-4041.

  • Ss. Peter and Paul Parish and Cemetery is looking for new lawn care service for the 2023-2024 season.  Contact the Sherrill Finance Council or Fr. Tyler.

  • If you would like to make a donation to your church in memory of a loved one for Christmas flowers, place your donation in an envelope with your name and the name/s of those you would like to remember and drop it in the collection basket or mail it to the Pastorate office.

  • Holy Cross Church will be decorating for Christmas on Sunday, December 17 at 9:00 am.

  • Holy Trinity Church will be decorating for Christmas after the 10:30 am Mass on Sunday, December 17.

  • La Salle Catholic School is hiring a part time cleaner.  Call Brenda at 563-870-2405 or email her at blansing@lasalle.pvt,k12.ia.us if interested or if you have questions.

  • If you have a loved one who is homebound, in a senior living center, or nursing home care facility, and would appreciate having their name added to our Advent mailing letter, contact the Pastorate office at 563-870-4041 or email their name to dbq104sec@dbqarch.org.

  • Holy Cross Rosary Society will be collecting dues throughout November and December and are due by year end.  $10.00.  Put in an envelope marked Holy Cross Rosary Society Dues with your name and drop in collections basket or mail to the parish office.

  • LaSalle Youth Group: Ages middle school through high school.  Call Pastorate Office at 563-870-4041 for information or if you have questions.

  • St. Joseph Rosary Society: We are in need of two parishioners to replace two long-serving officers.  Contact Jill (563-451-4525) or Jackie (563-542-0635) to learn more. 

  • COF Court 881: Annual Christmas Party at La Salle School in Holy Cross.  Noon - 2:00 pm.

  • La Salle Catholic School Spring Social, "Take a Leap of Faith with LaSalle": Thursday evening, February 29, 2024.

  • Blessings to Krew Walter Wilgenbusch who was recently baptized.

  • Pastorate prayers and deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Irene Klein.

  • Thank you to all those who assisted in the cleaning of the Holy Trinity Church in preparation for the Christmas holidays.

  • Thank you from the Holy Cross 100 Club Supper Committe to everyone for your support.  See bulletin for specific thank yous.


Coming Up:​​​​


  • ​​Nov. 28: Christmas Program practice. Kids Choir at 6:30 pm and Adult Choir at 7:00 pm.

  • Dec.2: Eucharistic Adoration: 8:30-9:30 am at St. Francis Church

  • Dec. 5: Penance Service with Confession, Holy Cross, 6:00 pm

  • Dec. 6: Christmas Program practice. Kids Choir at 6:30 pm and Adult Choir at 7:00 pm.

  • Dec. 7: Immaculate Conception Mass 8:00 am at Luxemburg  |  7:00 pm at Balltown

  • Dec. 7: Penance Service with Confession, Balltown, 6:00 pm

  • Dec. 8: Immaculate Conception Masses: 8:00 am at Sherrill  |  2:30 pm at Holy Cross  |  7:00 pm at Rickardsville

  • Dec. 8: Penance Service with Confession, Rickardsville, 6:00 pm

  • Dec. 10: Pastorate Christmas Program: 6:00 pm at St. Joseph Church.

  • Dec. 14: La Salle Catholic School Christmas Program: 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm.

  • Dec. 19: Penance Service with Confession, Luxemburg, 7:00 pm

  • Dec. 22: Penance Service with Confession, Sherrill, 7:00 pm

  • Dec. 24: 4:00 pm at Holy Cross and Balltown  |  6:00 pm at Luxemburg  |  Midnight Mass at Sherrill

  • Dec. 25: 8:30 am Mass at Rickardsville

  • Jan. 17: 6:30 pm. He-Brews 3:4 at TLC in Holy Cross.

  • Feb. 29: La Salle Catholic School Spring Social


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