Featured Event

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  • Evening of Style

    Enjoy a fabulous night with dinner, drinks and a fashion show that previews fresh spring clothing lines modeled by Dowling Catholic students and parents. Mark your calendar for Thursday, February 6th at 6:30pm and join the fun at the Sacred Heart pastoral center located at 1627 Grand Avenue in West Moines. The Evening of Style supports the mission and students of Dowling Catholic High School.
  • Dowling Days Mass

    Please join us for Bishop Dowling Days Mass on March 26, 2020!

    This Mass is part of a special weeklong celebration honoring the birthday of our founder, Bishop Dowling, and the history and traditions established more than a century ago.
  • The Bash on Buffalo

    Special thanks to those of you who supported the DCHS Bash Online. While we are still calculating results from the items purchased, we are happy to report a truly successful event.
    Winners have been sent receipts and notified when they can pick up purchased items. 
    Thank you to the entire Maroon community for supporting our students and families in need through your donations, auction, fixed bid and raffle ticket purchases. We are grateful to our sponsors and the Bash Online committee.
    Mark your calendars for the 2021 Bash on Buffalo scheduled for April 17, 2021!
  • Golden Jubilee

    Postponed due to Coronavirus. Please check back in August.

    Mass with reception and tours to follow.

    Please join us for a reunion celebration of St. Joseph Academy and Dowling High School Alumni. Reconnect with classmates from 1970 and earlier.

  • Golf Outing

    This year's event will take place on Monday, August 3, 2020. 

    Each summer at Echo Valley Country Club golfers come together for a fun day of golf and annually raise approximately $40,000 to benefit the Coppola Tuition Assistance Endowment.

    For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolyn Burch Kirchhoff at or 515.222.1095.
  • President’s Council Dinner

    The 2020 recognition dinner will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

    The Dowling Catholic President's Council was initiated in 1985 to recognize and thank individuals who support the school with gifts of cash or stock totaling $2,000 or more annually (fiscal year July 1- June 30).

    For more information, please contact 515.225.3000.
  • Grandparents’ Mass

    Join us for Grandparents' Mass on Thursday, October 8, 2020 starting at 8:30 am in the Dowling Catholic Gym. Mark your calendar and plan to join us for one of our favorite community events of the year!
  • Pancake Breakfast

    The 59th annual Pancake Breakfast was held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 in the Varied Industries Building. Last year's event brought nearly 3,000 Dowling Catholic community members together to enjoy fellowship and raise money to support teachers and staff in fulfilling classroom needs. We can't wait to see you and your family at the next Pancake Breakfast!
  • Christmas Luncheon

    Our Christmas Luncheon will be held on December 3, 2020. This event is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas and the Dowling Catholic community with a wonderful lunch, entertainment from student musicians and vocalists and of course, the Peppermint Stick Hot Fudge sundae for dessert!

    For more information, please contact 515.225.3000.

    UPDATE: The 2019 Christmas Luncheon is sold out!
  • Weddings at Coppola St. Joseph Chapel

    For information about weddings at Coppola St. Joseph Chapel contact Becky Osweiler-Hott at or 515.225.3000.

Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.