Incoming Students

Welcome to Iowa State and to St. Thomas Aquinas! We are so glad you are here. Note some important events to look forward to, and check out more about STA from the menu. Feel free to contact us with any questions!

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Small Groups

This is a great way to meet other people!  These groups meet all over campus--probably even in your dorm or apartment building! Groups focus on scriptrue and applying it to college life. Sign up now or contact Kate Phelps (


Multiple retreats coming up. Community building retreats like Antioch and silent retreats like Magis Retreat. Find more information here!


Look forward to these events in Fall 2022!

Bags Tournament: August 20, 2022

Play in a bags tournament with your friends! Food trucks, games, and fun! 9:00am - 3:00pm in the St. Thomas Aquinas upper parking lot. All students invited!


Welcome Back Picnic: August 21, 2022

Free food! 5:00-6:30pm in the St. Thomas Aquinas Ash Ave. parking lot. All students invited!

Come Awake: Tuesday, August 23, 7pm, St. Thomas Aquinas Parking Lot

Praise, testimony, speakers, and fun! 7pm at St. Thomas select Tuesdays during the semester. Experience Jesus in a whole new way through praise and testimony-- and bring a friend! Check out the list of dates. Contact Jacob ( for more info. 

New Student Retreat: August 26-27, 2022

This is a retreat for all new students to ISU and DMACC at the beginning of Fall semester. This is a great way to meet new people, form community, and find your home at St. Thomas! There are talks by older students, adoration, small group discussions, and lots of fun! Register by August 22. Cost is $80. Contact with questions!


Thursday Night Liturgy (TNL): Thursdays, 9:15pm, St. Thomas Aquinas Church

TNL is a weekly student planned mass at 9:15pm. This is a great way to reconnect with friends part way through the week by celebrating mass together and enjoying the occasional social after. We start again Thursday, August 25! Contact Emily,, to get involved with this or other liturgies.


Antioch Retreat: October 29-30, 2022

Get away and encounter God in nature, speakers, small groups, and your peers. Cost is $50. Retreat begins at 9am on Saturday until 8pm Sunday. Contact Stella Leuer (, Jacob Loew ( or Emily ( with questions.


Mass Times






7:00pm- When ISU classes are in session

Daily Mass

Tues, Wed, Fri @ Noon

Thursday Night Liturgy: 9:15pm- When ISU classes are in session


Campus Staff

Fr. Kyle Digmann- Pastor

Emily Klaus- Director of Campus Ministry

Logan Davis- Campus Minister

FOCUS Missionaries



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