May 152014

Bettendorf — Persons interested in volunteering at the Women’s Choice Center are invited to a “Mug and Muffin” informational meeting June 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Center. Call Julia at 563-322-0475 to reserve a spot.
Davenport — St. Ambrose University invites students entering seventh or eighth grade to Health Careers Ad­ven­ture Camp July 21-25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Local health care facilities and fitness agencies will help students explore various health professions. Cost is $200 until July 1 and $225 after July 1. Schol­arships are available. For more information, call Anne Lansing at (563) 333-6128 or
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is offering a Biblical counseling class Saturday, May 17 at 9:30 a.m. on the topics of financial bondage and anger management. Cost of the class is $40; register at (563) 324-7263.
Davenport — Couple to Couple League invites you to attend a series of classes on Natural Family Planning to learn a method that is natural and safe, 99 percent effective, and morally acceptable. Classes start at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 18 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish. For more information and to register go to http://www. For ques­tions call or e-mail Beth or Al Budelier at (563) 324-7040,
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is offering a course on Youth Ministry Studies June 12 – 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. The course will focus on fostering the faith growth of youth through evangelization and catechesis. The course is intended for those in ministry with youth ages 11 to 18, in both parish and school settings. Cost is $200, and includes materials and refreshments. Parish or team discount is available. Overnight lodging available for $33 per night, and lunch will be available for $7/day. For more information, contact Chris Clow at (563) 333-6189 or, or go to
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 Mau-reen Kelley at (319) 338-8284.

Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting SWAP (Soaking With a Purpose) prayer meeting Friday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral’s May Healing Mass will be held May 16. Con­fessions start at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7:15 p.m.
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.

Wheatland – Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat welcomes people to the following events. Women’s Weekend Retreat May 16-18; Friday 5 p.m. – Sunday 10 a.m. Pre­sented by Sandra Weinke, SSND. Theme is getting to know, love and understand Jesus in the context of today’s world. Fee: $125. To register for either event: (563) 336-8414 or
Grand Mound – Ss. Philip & James Church will host a conference 10 a.m. to noon May 24 on The Gifts of the Holy Spirit at the Heart of the Church. Presenters are Leo and Mina Vitangcol, and Father Bill Kneemiller will assist. Light lunch provided; free will offering. Call (563) 847-2271 for more information.

Bettendorf — Women’s Choice Center is hosting a motorcycle “Ride for LIfe” June 7 at 9 a.m. In lieu of entry fee, riders are asked to bring a box of diapers for the Center’s diaper ministry. Registration begins at the Center at 8 a.m. Motorcycles will travel to Galena, Ill and back, with prize drawings held along the route.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a pancake breakfast May 18 after 9 a.m. Mass. $8/person, under 5 free. Proceeds will benefit the planned parish hall. Sponsored by Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus.

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