May 082014


Davenport — Theology On Tap will take place May 8 at 7 p.m. at Jersey Ridge Grille, 5255 Jersey Ridge Rd. Kevin LaNave, founder and director of the Center for Service Learning and Social Change, will lead a discussion on Service: Cultural Myths and Gospel Truths.

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,

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.

Moline, Ill. — St. Ambrose University spring commencement wil take place May 10 at 1 p.m. at the I-Wireless Center. Free and open to the public. Anyone needing special accommodations should contact the Services for Students with Disabilities Office. For more information, go to www.sau. edu/commencement.


Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting SWAP (Soaking With a Purpose) prayer meetings Friday, May 9 and Friday, May 23 at 7 p.m. They are also hosting a Healing Mass Tuesday, May 13 at 1 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. May Flowering, May 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Savor solitude, observe nature’s new growth, enjoy the sweet opening of flowers. Fee: $20. 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.


Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a pancake breakfast May 18 after 9 a.m. Mass. $8/person, under 5 free. Proceeds will benefit their planned parish hall. Sponsored by Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus.

Mount Pleasant —Irish tenor Mark Forrest will perform, “Come Walk with Me” with pianist John Paul Kaplan, May 9 at 7 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 607 S. Jackson St. He also will offer an evening of meditation “A Moment in Time” on May 12 at 7 p.m. Admission is a free will offering. Forrest has traveled the globe and started Faith and Family Foundation that supports people and families with special needs. Tickets for the May 9 event are $15 for adults and $5 for students. The evening will feature traditional music, Irish songs and Broadway hits. For ticket information, call the parish office: (319) 385-8410, or go to:

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