Featured Event

All Events

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  • The Bash on Buffalo

    "The Bash on Buffalo" Spring 2020 date coming soon! Over 300 Dowling Catholic community members gather for this annual event to enjoy a night of food, bidding, and fun in the DCHS gym. A great event, for a great cause - our teachers and students!
  • Dowling Days Mass

    Thank you for joining us for the celebration of Bishop Dowling Days Mass!

    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.
  • MVP Night of Style

    Our 2019 MVP Night of Style was held on Thursday, April 4, 2019! Good food, great friends, and fun fashions are all enjoyed at the Evening of Style! Almost 150 women gather at Sacred Heart Parish to help support the Post Prom.
  • Golden Jubilee

    June 9, 2019 at St. Joseph Chapel
    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 1969 and earlier.

  • Golf Outing

    This year's event will take place on Monday, August 5, 2019. Each summer at Echo Valley Country Club more than 200 golfers come together for a fun day of golf and annually raise approximately $40,000 to benefit the Coppola Financial Aid Endowment.

    Register here

    For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Holly Ackermann at or 515.225.3000.
  • Homecoming Tailgate

    Free tailgate event on the grounds of Valley Stadium to celebrate homecoming on Friday, October 4th. Hot dogs, water and cookies are handed out along with tattoos and beads for the kids.

    Questions, please call 515.225.3000.
  • President’s Council Dinner

    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). The 2019 recognition dinner will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

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

    Join us for Grandparents' Mass on Thursday, October 10, 2019 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 58th annual Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019 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!

    For more information, please call 515.225.3000.
  • Christmas Luncheon

    Our 2019 Christmas Luncheon will be held on December 5, 2019. This event is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas and the Dowling Catholic community with a wonderful lunch, musical entertainment from our Flute Ensemble and Jazz Choir and of course, the Peppermint Stick Hot Fudge sundae for dessert!

    For more information, please contact 515.225.3000.
  • Young Alumni - Professional Networking Luncheon

    Area leaders, human resource managers and Alumni from a variety of fields will provide valuable insight into specific industries, the local job market, and finding that first employment opportunity. The event will include individual introductions, round table discussions and a featured speaker.

    Questions, please contact Kimberly Bowman at or 515.222.1048.
  • Weddings at St. Joseph Chapel

    For information about weddings at Coppola Family St. Joseph Chapel contact Holly Ackermann at or 515.225.3000. or visit our weddings website.

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.