Oct 022014

Davenport — St. John XXIII fraternity of the Secular Fanciscan Order is hosting a Transitus Prayer Service Oct. 3, 7 p.m. at St. Mary Parish. Members will be available afterward to provide information about the Secular Franciscan Order. For more information, please call Kent Ferris at (563) 299-6107.
Muscatine — Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish is hosting a public square rosary rally Oct. 11 at 11:45 a.m. on the church steps. Hay una plaza pública rosario rally en los escalones de la iglesia de St. Mathias 11 de Oct. a 11:45 a.m.
Fort Madison — There will be an Our Lady of Fatima public square rosary Oct. 11 at St. Mary Church’s McAleer Hall parking lot. The event begins at noon. Call Marilyn at (319) 470-6830.
West Burlington  — Ss. Mary & Patrick Parish is hosting study on the early church beginning Oct. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., and ending Dec. 14 in the parish center library. The 10-part study features dynamic DVD presentations with Church history professor Steve Weidenkopf and study materials. Register by Oct. 6 by calling (319) 752-8771 or emailing
Brooklyn — St. Patrick Parish is hosting a bazaar Oct. 5. A steak supper will be served from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; adults pay $10, children 12 years old and under pay $4, and ages 4 and under pay $1. Carry outs available, call after 1 p.m. (641) 522-7715. Country store and baked goods booths open at 2 p.m. and will remain open until sold-out. A cash raffle will take place at 6 p.m., need not be present to win.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open in the Notre Dame cafeteria from 6:45-8 p.m. Oct. 8 as Father Thom Hennen discusses vocations.
Coralville — Young adults from across the diocese are invited to CYAN (Catholic Young Adult Network) for a BBQ, games and fellowship. The event is Oct. 4 from 1-5 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish. The day will end with Mass at 5:15 p.m.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Altar and Rosary Society is hosting a craft sale Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Education Center cafeteria. Admission free, table rental for vendors is $25. Contact Kathy Jones (563) 332-6570 or the St. Alphonsus office (563) 322-0987 with questions or to reserve a table.
Davenport — The Assumption Knight Players will present “Once Upon a Wolf” Oct. 11 and 12 at 2 p.m.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish is hosting a fall turkey dinner Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults pay $10, children 4-10 pay $4, and 4 years and under eat free. Raffle items available. Visit for more information.
Iowa City — Catholic apologist Tim Staples will present a series of talks on “Energizing Your Faith” Oct. 25 at St. Wenceslaus Church. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with rosary at 8 a.m. Talks begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. To register go to or call the church office (319) 337-4957.
Lovilia — St. Peter Parish is hosting a fall dinner and auction Oct. 12. Meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes choice of roast beef or ham. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 4 to 12 years old, and free to kids 3 years old and under. A live auction will take place at 1 p.m. Guests can also enjoy a silent auction, country market, games, and a raffle for $1,000 in cash prizes. To purchase raffle tickets email
St. Paul  —  St. James Parish is hosting its 63rd annual God’s Acre Sale Oct. 4 and Oct. 5. On Oct. 4, food will be served starting at 5 p.m., with a charity auction beginning at 5 p.m. Auction resumes Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m. Turkey dinner will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Country kitchen, cash raffle also available.
Tipton — St. Mary Parish is hosting a Christmas Bazaar Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, cookie walk and food stand.
Wellman — St. Joseph Parish is hosting a pork loin and turkey buffet-style dinner Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A country store will sell homemade noodles and baked goods. Carry-out available. Live auction begins at 1:30 p.m.
West Burlington  —  Ss. Mary & Patrick Parish is hosting a fall festival Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Roast pork and turkey dinner with homemade pie is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Event includes a country store, cash raffle and children games.
Wilton — St. Mary Parish is hosting a fall bazaar Oct. 5 from noon to 3 p.m. Ham and turkey dinner will be served. Cost for the dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 10 years old, free for ages 4 and under. Carry-outs available. The event will in-clude country store crafts, grab bags, home made candies and goodies.

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