Bettendorf — The Called and Gifted series will start Oct. 27 at 6:30 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Center and will run five weeks. The second part will begin after the first of the year. The cost of the program is $32. To sign up contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-370-3360.
Bettendorf — A public square rosary will take place Oct. 11 at noon at the SW corner of Middle Road and Spruce Hills /23rd Street. Call (563) 332-7180 with questions.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Parish is hosting a healing Mass Oct. 17. Confessions start at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7:15 p.m.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish is hosting a Marriage En-counter Retreat Week-end Nov 14-16. Cost for the weekend is $95. To register call Joe and Tracy Ripslinger at (563) 388-0355 or email email@example.com.
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.
Iowa City — St. Mary Parish is offering a study of Father Jacque Philippe’s book “Time for God” — a book on prayer — from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings through Nov. 4 in preparation for his talks during early Lent 2015. The first hour each week will be a discussion of the book in the church hall, and the last 30 minutes will be an opportunity for personal prayer in St. Mary Church.
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.
Iowa City — Knights of Columbus from St. Mary, St. Patrick and St. Thomas More parishes will hold an installation of officers at KC Family Center Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. A potluck supper will follow – bring a side dish or dessert; chicken will be furnished. Families welcome; officers should dress in tuxedos, all others in social attire.
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.
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.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open in the Notre Dame cafeteria from 6:45-8 p.m. Oct. 15 as Deacon David Montgomery and Deacon Bob Glaser talk about the diaconate.
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. in Sunderbruch Auditorium.
Davenport — Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. (HMHI) is hosting its fall semi-annual Fresh Start Benefit Sale Oct 17-18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale is located at the HMHI office and donation center at 3805 Mississippi Ave. Donations of gently used or new items including housewares, bedding, toys, jewelry, furniture, books, games and clothing can be dropped off Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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 stwenc-ic.com 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 stpeters-
RIchmond — Holy Trinity is hosting its fall dinner Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pork loin and chicken dinner featuring beef and noodles will be served; adults pay $10, children 5 to 10 years old pay $3, children younger than 5 years old eat free. Country store, silent and live auctions, and a raffle will take place. For more information or to donate, call (319) 656-3276 or (319) 656-3726.
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.