SAU CFDD
Jun 082011
 

LITURGY/PRAYER

Davenport — A healing Mass will be celebrated Friday, June 17, at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Con­fessions start at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:40 p.m. and Mass at 7:15 p.m. All are welcome.

Davenport — A Mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate the 25th jubilee of Father Chuck Adam will be held at 3 p.m. June 26 in Christ the King Chapel on the St. Ambrose University campus. A picnic reception will follow.

Davenport — Msgr. Robert Gruss will lead the fourth annual holy hour for fathers Monday, June 20, from 7-8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Adoration will be in the church instead of the adoration chapel. The hour is open to men, women and children to pray for fathers.

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.

MEETINGS

Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish is offering caregiver support meetings on the second Wednesday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m. Janet Rubelmann, a parishioner of St. John Vianney, is the support meeting facilitator. For further information, call Rubelmann, (563) 514-7090 or Nancy McBride, minister of pastoral care, (563) 355-5766. All caregivers are welcome.

RETREATS

Rock Island, Ill. – A retreat for people facing a life-threatening illness, “Be Still and Know That I Am God,” will take place at the Benet House Retreat Center, 2200 88th Ave. W., Wednesday, June 15, 1-4 pm.  Fee is $15. Caregivers also are welcome. Participants will reconnect with the resources of faith and community. Presenters are Lynn Batcher, Chaplain Bob Hansen and Sister Helen Carey, OSB. To register, call (309) 283-2108 or email retreats@smmsisters.org.

Rock Island, Ill. — A women’s retreat, “O God, You Never Cease to Call Us to a New and More Abundant Life,” will take place at the Benet House Retreat Center, 2200 88th Ave. W., from Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, June 26, at 1 p.m. Father Philip Davey, OSB, of St. Bede Abbey, Peru, will help participants explore the journey to abundant life through prayerful reflection. Fee is $155 for a private room or $143 for a shared room. To register, call 309-283-2108 or email retreats@smmsisters.org.

SOCIALS

Bettendorf — Funds raised at “Clifford the Big Red Dog” at the Family Museum in Bettendorf  June 11 from 5-8 p.m. will benefit Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. Cost for the event is $5 per person, which will include admission to the Family Museum, food and entertainment. Call Humility of Mary Housing at (563) 326-1330 to make reservations or for more details.

Davenport — The resale shop Cinderella Cellar, 230 W. 35th St., is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Kahl Home for the Aged and Infirm. Cinderella Cellar is operated by volunteers from the Catholic Service Board.

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