St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Tipton, Iowa
Tipton Faith Formation

Mary Barnum,

Director Religious Education

Contact Mary at:

       319-321-0715 (Cell)


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

   Phone:563-886-2506     Fax: 563-886-326

Mary Barnum, DRE


Vacation Bible School will be held July 22-24, 2018, from 6 PM-8 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tipton. An optional family meal is served nightly from 5:00 to 5:45 PM for $3 per person or $10 per family. VBS is open to all children who will be entering preschool in the fall to those entering 6th grade in the fall. Registration forms will available in the back of the church or online through the Tipton Community VBS Facebook Page.

Please feel free to call or email Janelle at 563-357-6752 or with any questions.

I look forward to seeing all of your children for another wonderful year of Tipton Community VBS! –

Janelle Axline, St. Mary VBS Coordinator

First Communion was celebrated May 6 at the 10 a.m. Mass in Tipton by

  1. Jenna Brasmer,

  2. Kenley Fitch,

  3. Naomi Hertert,

  4. Jereme Kessler,

  5. Emersyn Kirk,

  6. Kilee Oliphant,

  7. Sean Peck,

  8. Miranda Weber,

  9. and Madison Wulf.

Congratulations and thank you to all who have loved and prepared the children for this important step in their faith journey!

Confirmation Class of 2018: Rehearsal and final preparation, including Mass together on Pentecost, Sunday, May 20.

Confirmation Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m., this Wednesday, May 23. All are welcome to attend and witness the Confirmation of twenty-three of our high school students. Please keep our Confirmandi in your prayers that they may experience the full-ness of the presence of God through the Holy Spirit in they experience full initiation into our Catholic faith.

Adult: 9 a.m. Sundays in the religious education office.