St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Tipton, Iowa

208 Meridian St, PO Box 309 - Tipton, Iowa 52772  

   Phone:563-886-2506     Fax: 563-886-6326

Tipton Mass Times


10:00 AM

1st, 3rd, 5th Saturday

4:00 PM

Weekday Masses

Tuesday / Thursday

8:00 AM

Find a brief history of St. Mary’s Tipton

and a vision statement at:

About Us

Reverend Richard Okumu, Pastor

In case of serious emergency, you may reach Fr. Okumu by cell phone at: (319) 538-9009.

For non-emergencies, please contact Father Okumu via email or by Office Phone.

St. Mary Tipton Parish Hall

209 Mulberry St. Tipton, Iowa 52772

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Contact Information

Sylvia Hotz,

      Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Tipton

      Office Phone: (563) 886-2506

St. Mary Church

208 Meridian Street, POB 309,

Tipton, Iowa 52772



Office Phone: (563) 886-2506

Weekly News

Gift Bearers/Greeters - Any families/individuals interested in taking up the gifts and greeting at mass should contact Michelle Barton at (563) 320-6327.


  1.     Sunday September 9th St. Mary’s Ice Cream Social                is after the 10:00 AM Mass

Knights of Columbus Activities:

On Monday night August 20th Fr. Eugene Benda Council No. 11468 will have the installation of our Council Officers. We will be having a pot luck supper prior to the installation of the officers. We would like to include wives and children of our membership. They could leave after the installation of the officers and then we could start our regular meeting.

5:30 to 6:30 pm -- Social hour

6:30 to 7:15 pm -- Eat supper

7:15 to 7:35 pm -- Installation of officers.

Each member should bring some sort of cold or warm entry or desert or whatever you think would work.

Please RSVP Grand Knight Jerry Droll or Deputy Grand Knight Tim Ryan know if you would be attending and indicate what food item that you think you will bring.

Jerry Droll, Grand Knight,

    cell 563-889-0223

Tim Ryan, Deputy Grand Knight,

Women of St. Mary’s Information:

If you, or someone you know in our parish, is in need of temporary assistance with meals due to a serious illness, please let Father Okumo know or contact Mary Agne 319-899-3009. This is a helping project of the Women of St. Mary's. We will pro-vide a simple meal consisting of a main dish, side dish and dessert when needed.

Parish Council Members

There will be a blessing for Current Parish Council Members will be Sunday August 19th at the 10 AM Mass.

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a raffle to raise funds for our Ultrasound Initiative Campaign.

There are 100 tickets available at $100.00 each.

    First Prize is $1000.00

    Second Prize is a 55" Smart TV

    Third prize is a Weed Eater

    Fourth prize $100.00 gift certificate from Family Foods

    Fifth prize $25.00 gift certificate from Sundstop in Clarence

    Sixth prize $25.00 gift Certificate from Sundstop in Clarence

    Seventh prize 2 free large Pizzas from Sundstop in Clarence

There will be several Knights in the back of church after mass so you can get your tickets. Drawing for the raffle will be at the Ice Cream Social on September 9th!