SFA Digital Backpack

This digital backpack is where we post information for school-sponsored activities and non-profit organizations electronically for families.  Check back often as new posts are added weekly!

Dowling Catholic Girls Basketball Clinic Grades 3-8

To help players prepare for the upcoming basketball season, Dowling Catholic HS Girls Basketball & DCBC coaching staffs will be leading fall skills sessions September 27-October 21st. The sessions will be one hour workouts focused on skill development offered Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. The 3rd-5th grade session will be 

Kindergarten Girl Scouts Informational Meeting

  There will be a Kindergarten Girl Scout meeting on Tuesday, September 28th 5:30-6:30 pm in the Serra Room at St. Francis of Assisi Church. If you have any questions please contact Melissa Mullinax at email: melissa.bryan@gmail.com

The 33-day Consecration of Saint Joseph

The 33-day Consecration to Saint Joseph begins September 30th ! This journey is something you can do on your own, as a family, or as part of a small group. If you are new to the parish, looking to make new friends, or reconnect with old 

Connection Cafe Service Hours

On the 3rd Wednesday of every month, St. Francis provides lunch to the homeless and working poor in downtown Des Moines at the Connection Café. It is especially great for students looking for service hours! We have many middle school and high school students who have earned service 

Dowling Catholic Cheerleading & Dance Clinic + Showcase

Cub Scouts

Track-a-thon 2021

FrancisFest – 30th Anniversary: October 3, 2021

Join us for our annual parish celebration as we celebrate 30 years as a parish family! FrancisFest will begin with lunch served in the Parish Hall by The Scouts BSA Troop 888 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join us outside on the football field 

Home & School

Family Communications: Dear Families, Welcome to Saint Francis of Assisi School!!!    Did you know that as a parent/guardian with children at St. Francis of Assisi School (SFA) you are already a member of the Home & School Association (H&S)? Here are a few ways to 

Dowling Catholic Alumni Cheerleading Week