Nativity Parish Mission Statement:

We, the people of Nativity Parish, commit to proclaiming Jesus’ Kingdom
by learning and teaching His Word,
adoring his presence, and serving the needs of all people.

COVID Updates

Upcoming Events

  • Family Holy Hours continue! Every other Wednesday at 6pm.
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Mass Times

*NOTICE* Beginning on May 30 2020, all public celebrations of Holy Mass will resume on the previous schedule. However, all Catholics in the Archdiocese of Dubuque are still dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.

Monday-Friday - 6:30am
Saturday - 8:00am
Saturday Vigil - 4:15pm
Sunday - 6:30am and 9:30am

Fr. Andy will still be broadcasting Mass on KDTH AM 1370 on Saturday evenings at 4pm and Sunday mornings at 6:30am.

Livestream Mass with Archbishop Jackels on Sundays at 9am. You can find a link at

Confession Times

Beginning Saturday, May 30, we will resume our normal schedule for confessions.

Monday - Friday   7:00am
First Saturday       7:15am
Saturday               3:00-3:45pm

Office Hours

Office closed to the public until further notice.
Messages left at (563) 582-1839 will be returned as soon as possible. See "Staff" page for emailing options.

Blog Summary

Accept or Reject the Yoke | August 3

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Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam | July 31

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Hell is Real... But So is Heaven | July 30

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News & Events

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Please join us for our Family Holy Hours! Enjoy an hour of Eucharistic Adoration with soft music. Everyone is welcome; family not required! Our next Family Holy Hours are Wednesday July 29 and August 12 at 6pm.

High School Serve & Slide: Join teens from the area for a day of service in our community on July 28th and a day at Lost Island Waterpark on July 29th. For service we will be creating a video of jokes for local religious sisters and having a card party to bring the sisters a little sunshine during the pandemic. The cost is $40, and the registration form can be found here. Contact Marcy McElroy at [email protected] for more information.   

William Butt Scholarship Recipients: You can find your survey at this link. Please respond by August 15, 2020. 

Thank you for joining us at mass this weekend! We have resumed our regular mass schedule. Please join us and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Click here to read the letter sent to all parishioners.

Fr. Andy will still be broadcasting mass on KDTH AM 1370 on Saturday evenings at 4pm and Sunday mornings at 6:30am.

You can also watch a pre-recorded mass with Archbishop Jackels on Sundays at 9 am at this link.

We now offer updated giving options. If you're in a financial position to continue your weekly or monthly offertory, please see these new options.

From the Parish Nurse desk…..Please call the office (582-1839) if you have/know a fellow parishioner/family member, neighbor, or yourself that could use my services. Becky

Click here to view photos of the 2019 Equivalency Dinner


Upcoming Events


Our Endowments

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To support Nativity via the Catholic Foundation in the Archdiocese of Dubuque, please click the above icon. When asked for "Designation" please select "The Church of the Nativity William Butt Education Endowment." Monies donated to this endowment are exclusively used for scholarships for students, grades K-8, from Nativity Parish attending Catholic schools within the city of Dubuque, IA.

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Weekly Readings

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