Jun 052014

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 lansing
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
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is hosting a Young Writer Camp June 16 – 20 from 8:30 -11:30 a.m. It is open to students entering grades 3-9. Participants will experiment with a variety of creative techniques and celebrate their work through a published anthology of writing. Cost is $100 and includes materials, snacks, and a copy of the group anthology of writing. $10 extra for a t-shirt. For more information, contact Dick Hanzelka at (563) 333-6380 or
Davenport — Eagles Wings is hosting a DVD series, “Unbound” by Neal Lozano. The series will focus on habitual sinning and how to break free. An introduction morning will take place July 19 from 9:30- 11:30 a.m. Cost is $10. Register (563) 324-7263.

Bettendorf — Deacon John Weber will be offering a Scripture class on the Gospel of St. Mark. Classes will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes in Bettendorf in the parish center on Saturday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m. Classes began May 24. No charge.
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.
Davenport — Eagles Wings is hosting a healing Mass June 10 at 1 p.m.
Moline, Ill — The Secular Discalced Car­melite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah is hosting a study of prayer in the tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross the second Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Call Annette (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 323-1719 with questions.

Rock Island, Ill. — The Blessed John XXIII fraternity of the Secular Franciscans meets at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at Trinity Hospital, 2701 17th St. For more information, call Kent Ferris in Muscatine at (563) 299-6107.
Iowa City — Young Adult Catholics (Y.A.C) meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in the Zaga Room downstairs.
Bettendorf — Our Lady of Lourdes will be holding a Mass in Celebration of Life on June 14 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park Band shell in Bettendorf at 5 p.m. A dinner will be served following Mass. Donations will be accepted and proceeds will go to the Women’s Choice Center.
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.
Burlington — June Theology on Tap will take place June 5, 5:15 -6:15 p.m. at Big Muddy’s. Topic is “fun facts about Catholicism.”
Davenport — JFK School at Our Lady of Victory is hosting a rummage sale June 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and June 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pro­ceeds will benefit the church.
Davenport — June Theology on Tap will take place at 7 p.m. June 12 at Jersey Grille.
Iowa City — St. Patrick Church is hosting a pancake breakfast June 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the social hall. The free-will donation breakfast will help fund a summer mission trip to Port Ministries on Chicago’s south side. Pancakes, sausage, fruit parfaits, orange juice and coffee will be served. Funds raised will help purchase supplies and rent a 15 passenger van for the trip.

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