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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 jngartner or 563-370-3360.
Davenport –Eagles Wings is hoting a Generational Healing Day Oct. 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will receive a better understanding of the need for healing of the generations.  Prayer will be offered and the day will conclude with a Mass for healing of their family tree.  The registration packet includes a questionnaire and family history to fill out ahead of time.  The information is confidential unless guests wish for it to be shared.  Registration is $65.  Bring a sack lunch.  To register please call 563-324-7263 or email

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
Iowa City — Pray in front of the Emma Gold-man abortion facility for 40 Days for Life, which runs through Nov. 2. Sign up for an hour at
Keokuk — A Wednesday night rosary will take place at Church of All Saints on Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at 7 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 $30 (free to priests and religious) and includes lunch. To register go to or call the church office (319) 337-4957.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie is hosting a presentation on “The Autumn Time of Life” with Sister Bea Snyder Nov. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., challenges of entering retirement and old age will be discussed, fee is $25. To register call (563) 336-8414 or email
Bettendorf — Our Lady of Lourdes is hosting Oktoberfest Oct. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. German food from The Bier Stube will be served — buffet is $9 for ages 11 and older, and $5 for ages 10 and under. To RSVP call (563) 359-0345 or go to www.lourdescatholic.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open in the Notre Dame cafeteria from 6:45-8 p.m. Oct. 29 as John Donahue Gross-man discusses Sparking the Spirit.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation’s Altar and Rosary annual bazaar and luncheon will take place Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parish hall.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation has discontinued its bingo program. Contact the parish office for more information (563) 259-1188 or camanche
Davenport — St. Mary Church is hosting its annual bazaar at the parish hall Nov. 8-9. On Nov. 8, it will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the lunch is $7. On Nov. 9, the bazaar will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with an authentic Mexican breakfast served for $7.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Altar and Rosary is hosting “Pies and Presents” Oct. 25 at the parish’s Denning Hall from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 60 pies will be available, as will two cash raffles and a raffle for a customizable corn hole game set. Customizable pie pans can be ordered by calling Debbie at (563) 528-9850. More than 30 home party vendors will be on-hand. Cinnamon rolls will be served for breakfast and pulled pork sandwiches will be served for lunch.
Fort Madison — Holy Trinity Catholic High School is hosting its 40th annual God’s Portion Day celebration Oct. 25-26. A fish fry will take place Oct. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Events Oct. 26 include: hot breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; baked goods, country store and knick knack room from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Mass in the gym at 8:30 a.m.; live and silent auctions at 10 a.m.; spirit booth 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Drive 4 UR School 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; student presentations at 1 p.m.; kids’ zone 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and raffle drawing at 7 p.m.
Keokuk — Trunk or Treat will take place Oct. 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the All Saints Parish parking lot. Parishioners will decorate the trunk of their car and hand out candy.
Keota — Holy Trinity Parish is hosting a Harvest Dinner Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parish center. Cost of the turkey and ham dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 13. Quilt raffle, door prizes, candy booth.
Nichols — St. Mary Parish is hosting its annual auction and luncheon Nov. 2, with a silent auction from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a regular auction to follow. Lunch will be served in the parish hall at 11:30 a.m.
North English — St. Joseph Altar & Rosary will be sponsoring a Silent Auction/Salad Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 8.
Ottumwa — St. Patrick Parish is hosting its annual Fall Dinner Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for persons 10 and older, $4 for children ages 4 through 9, and free for children 3 and younger. A quilt raffle will take place at 1 p.m.
Richmond — Holy Trinity is hosting its fall dinner Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pork loin, beef and noodles and chicken dinners will be served; adults pay $10, children 5 to 10 years old pay $3, children younger than 5 years old eat free. 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.

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