Father Steve Orr
A native of Des Moines, Father Steve has been a priest for 42+ years, and pastor at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart since 2005. Father began his priestly career teaching high school in Council Bluffs then went on to receive a graduate degree in Church Administration. He also served as Chancellor, Vicar General and Diocesan Administrator at various times in the Diocese of Des Moines. He also spent 6 years in seminary formation work in Rome.
As pastor Father Steve enjoys working with people, helping them come to know the Lord. Through teaching, preaching, administering sacraments and being with people in the most significant moments of their lives, he has found great joy in his vocation. With a dedicated staff of professionals, he feels it is a privilege to serve the people of the parish, and is grateful for the witness of faith that the people of this parish offer in so many ways.
You can reach Father Steve at email@example.com or by calling the main office at 964-3038. After hours you can reach him at the rectory at 964-3125.