St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Mechanicsville - Tipton

Bulletin Information:

All items from both parishes for the bulletin need to be sent directly to St Mary's in Tipton to Sylvia on Tuesdays.
  Sylvia Hotz, Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Tipton:

All Mass intentions need to go through Fr Okumu directly.

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

   Phone:563-886-2506     Fax: 563-886-6326

Mass Schedules

208 Meridian St.

(POB 309)

1st, 3rd, 5th Saturday at 4:00 PM

Every SUNDAY 10:00 AM

Weekday Masses:

Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 AM


302 Reeder St.,

(POB 457)

2nd and 4th Saturday at 4:00 PM

Every SUNDAY 8:00 AM

Weekday Masses:

Wednesday/Friday 8:00 AM

Contact Information

Father Richard Okumu, is our shared pastor.

Father Okumu can be reached by email at:


or by phone at:

                Tipton (563)886-2506

                Mechanicsville (563) 432-6236

                Father’s Cell (319) 538-9009

St. Mary Catholic Churches


Mechanicsville, Iowa


Tipton, Iowa


     Sylvia Hotz, Office Manager

        208 Meridian Street, (POB 309) Tipton, Ia 52772                        

        Phone: (563) 886-250


    302 Reeder ST., POB 457

    Mechanicsville, IA 52306


    Phone: (563) 432-6236

Individual Parish Pages:



To report child abuse

Contact: Iowa Department of Human Services Child Abuse Hotline: 800-362-2178 and if it involves clergy or church personnel also notify Alicia Owens, the Victim Assistance Coordinator, 563-349-5002; or PO Box 232, Bettendorf, IA 52722-0004.

ADA 2018

Annual Diocesan Appeal Has Begun. The goal for St. Mary’s Mechanicsville is $9,142.00.And the goal for Tipton is $31,546.00. This is your opportunity to assist the Diocese in its ministry work. All money given over the goal is returned to the parish. Please be generous.


December 16 - Communal Penance for both Tipton and Mechanicsville

3 PM in Tipton

December 24th – Christmas Eve Mass

4 PM in Mechanicsville

4 PM in Tipton

December 25th – Christmas Day Mass

8 AM in Mechanicsville

10 AM in Tipton