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May 062009
 

LITURGY/PRAYER

Bettendorf — Pax Christi Quad Cities is holding a prayer service at 7 p.m. May 12 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church to commemorate the first anniversary of the immigration raid in Postville. Nearly 400 people were detained in that raid. The prayer service is an opportunity to learn more about the immigration issue.

Davenport — A healing Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Cathedral Friday, May 15. Confessions begin at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:45 p.m. and Mass at 7:15 p.m. All are welcome.

Davenport — Bishop Martin Amos will celebrate a Memorial Day Mass at 8:30 a.m. Monday, May 25, at the Priests’ Circle in Mount Calvary Cemetery. The cemetery is located at 804 E. 39th St. In case of inclement weather, the Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 916 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. All are invited. Please bring chairs for the Mass in the cemetery.

Davenport — The Sisters of Humility invite the general public to pray with them at 11:40 a.m. Wednesdays during a special Mass for peace. It will be celebrated in the Magnificat Chapel at the Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave.

Iowa City — People meet to pray the rosary and receive Communion at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Melrose Meadows Retirement Community. All Catholics are welcome.

Iowa City — Centering Prayer groups meet from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at the Mercy Hospital chapel, and from 9-11:30 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at a member’s home. For more information, call Maureen Kelley at (319) 338-8284.

Melrose — The Knights of Columbus of Albia sponsor a 24-hour adoration the first Friday of the month at St. Patrick Church in Melrose. Mass begins at 8 a.m., followed by 24 hours of adoration, and closes with benediction at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday. For more information or to sign up for an hour, call Tony Humeston at (641) 932-7709.

Moline, Ill. — The secular  discalced Carmelite community of St. Joseph’s and the prophet Elijah meets the second Sunday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. in the basement of St. Mary Church. For more information, call Leslie Schadt, OCDS, at (563) 370-3559.

Rock Island, Ill. — The secular Franciscans meet at 2 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at the Jardine Auditorium at Trinity Medical Center West Campus, 2701 17th St. For more information, call Kent Ferris in Muscatine at (563) 264-0120.

MEETINGS

Davenport — A Catholic Single Mothers Support Group invites new members for prayer and discussion on positive parenting and balancing life’s demands. Mothers will meet and hear a different speaker monthly in an informal setting. To take part, call Joan at (563) 323-0175.

Davenport — A group meets for Ignatian Lightworks exercises on Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. at 2803 McKinley Ave. For more information, call (563) 324-7263.

Donahue — The Eudist Associates of Iowa meet the second Tuesday of each month from 6-8:30 p.m. at Eagles Wings Retreat Center.  Dinner, teaching from St. John Eudes’ work and prayer will take place. For more information, call (563) 324-7263.

RETREATS

Davenport — A half-day silent mini-retreat including two Centering Prayer sessions, a silent break and Lectio Divina will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Humility of Mary Center May 16. For more information, call Lolita Dierickx at (563) 285-7242.

SOCIALS

Davenport — A Theology on Tap event for young adults will take place at 7 p.m. May 14 at Phil & Larry’s Saloon, 4811 N. Brady St. Father Doug Grandon will speak about his journey to becoming a married Catholic priest.

Iowa City — The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Wenceslaus Parish  will hold a plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, at 630 E. Davenport St. Annuals, perennials and houseplants will be available. Early birds are welcome. 

Keokuk — People are invited to celebrate Deacon Bill Cosgrove’s 25th anniversary of ordination to the Order of Deacon on Sunday, June 7. Mass will be celebrated at Church of All Saints, 310 S. Ninth St., at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will follow at Keokuk Catholic School. RSVP to Church of All Saints Parish at (319) 524-8334 by May 17.

WORKSHOPS

LeClaire — There will be a workshop at Our Lady of the River Parish Hall from 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 on how to make nylon knotted rosaries.  The cost is free. Everything you need will be supplied and everyone is invited. Bring a neighbor or friend. Each person will make and take a rosary home. Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m.

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