9th Annual Saint Cecilia Gala

“Celebrating God’s Masterpieces”


If you haven't registered yet, you may register online at www.stcamesgala.org, after Mass this weekend or by contacting any one of the co-chairs.

Thanks again for your support – we look forward to seeing you at the Gala!

Nate and Lezli Pelzer, Pat and Mindy Stahr, Matt and Diana Thatcher


The Gala Preview will be held April 4, 5 and 6 during the Knights of Columbus Fish Dinner and after Masses in the St. Cecilia Social Hall. Stop by for a sneak peek at a sampling of the live and silent auction packages, pick up the gala catalog if you have already registered, and buy gala tickets and/or raffle tickets. Friday evening join us with the K of C for the Fish Dinner. Saturday night we will have wine & cheese and Sunday our traditional Coffee and Donuts.


The Gala promises to be an evening of fellowship and festivities! Experience the incredible Silent Auction boasting an amazing collection of unique items. Enjoy a wonderful dinner, and take part in the highly anticipated Live Auction.

The Live Auction features a trip to New York City with an exclusive backstage tour of Sesame Street, a couples’ weekend in Galena, Illinois, the Ultimate Homecoming Game package, a “Wunderful” Waterfowl Hunt and much more.

The Silent Auction has something for everyone, including...a Fine Art Print by J.N. “Ding” Darling, Students’ Art Projects, Adult Art Lessons, Photography Class, Unique Baskets, a Ames Golf and Country Club membership, gift packages galore and so much more.


  • Since 2006 the Saint Cecilia Gala has provided over $17,000 to the Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Programs through Gala endowment earnings and the immediate needs fund.

  • In that same time, Gala has contributed over $155,000 to the Faith Formation/ Youth Ministry endowment fund.

  • Last year’s Gala funded new desks, tables and chairs throughout the multi-use Education Center.

  • In 2012 the Fund-A-Need provided for religious education texts and Bibles for Faith Formation classes.

  • The 2011 Gala Technology Fund provided information kiosks in the Narthex and Education Center, new laptop computers, a new projector, and new teaching materials for the Religious Education and Youth Ministry programs.

  • The 2010 Gala Enrichment Fund provided over $14,000 to enhance faith formation efforts. The fund paid for trips, educational enrichment opportunities, Bibles and Confirmation gifts.

  • The 2009 Fund-A-Need helped build our parish’s beautiful prayer garden.

  • Gala is a fun-filled night of fellowship and entertainment for the whole parish. Everyone can participate, and everyone can enjoy the spirit of giving.


Even if you are unable to attend the gala, be sure to participate in our annual raffle, this year featuring a new 2014 car!