Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting Ignite — a night of worship — Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the church.
Rock Island, Ill. — The Saint 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 Mus-catine 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.
Clinton — Sisters of St. Francis are hosting an advent retreat, “Coming Home to Christmas,” Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Canticle. For more details visit www.clintonfranciscans.com or call 563-242-7611. Admission is a $25 donation, lunch included. Deadline to register is Dec. 1.
Rock Island, Ill. — A young adult mini-retreat will take place Dec. 13 at Benet House Retreat Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The grounds will be open for reflection and fellowship following the retreat. For questions and registration, contact Sister Bobbi Bussan at rbussan@
smmsisters.org, or Luke Ebener at davstpaulym
@diodav.org. Free will offering.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie is hosting a contemplative Winter Retreat Dec. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register call (563) 336-8414 or email sweethelenstory@
Iowa City — Johnson County Right to Life is hosting the following seminar on understanding the Church’s teaching on sexuality and marriage: Junior and senior high Adults and young adults Nov. 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church. Speaker is Jamie Rathjen, a FertilityCare practitioner and graduate of Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction. For more details and to register call Megan McDonald (319) 572-7480 or email mcdonaldfamily94@
Muscatine — Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish is hosting a Life in the Spirit Seminar on Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parish’s Mazzuchelli Center. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided; no cost. Call (563) 263-1416 for questions.
Bettendorf — Our Lady of Loudres Parish will sell handmade items from its sister chapel in Arequipa, Peru. The items will be sold at a benefit sale Nov. 15 and 16 after all Masses at Lourdes. Money raised will be used to help fund the chapel’s needed construction project, which includes a bathroom, kitchen and meeting rooms for faith formation and outreach.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open in the Notre Dame cafeteria from 6:45-8 p.m. Nov. 19. Father Marty Goetz will lead a presentation on prayer.
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center’s ongoing Social Justice Film Fest continues on Nov. 13 with “A Place at the Table.” The screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle, event is free and open to the public.
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 is free. Contact Kathy Jones (563) 332-6570 or the St. Alphonsus office (563) 322-0987 with questions.
Davenport — St. Anthony Parish and Holy Family Parish are offering a parish renewal Nov. 23-25 with John Donahue-Grossman. The theme will be “Feeding the Hungers of Our Lives.” No cost; Holy Family will host 9 to 10 a.m. sessions Nov. 24-25, with 7 to 8:30 p.m. each day at St. Anthony. A social will take place after each evening event.
DeWitt — St. Joseph Parish is hosting a Christmas Cookie Walk Dec. 6 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the parish’s Harness Hall. $5 per pound, create your own trays. Containers provided. Recycled Christmas decor will also be for sale.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish is hosting a Holiday Bazaar Nov. 22 from 8 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. and Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. Homemade kolaches, cinnamon rolls, attic treasurers, silent auction, crafts.
Iowa City — St. Patrick’s Knights of Columbus Council 14481 is hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast Nov. 23 in the social hall from 8 a.m. to noon at St. Patrick Church. The Trinitarians of Mary will be selling rosaries and other items after all Masses in the narthex and social hall.
Keokuk — Church of All Saints is hosting a fall bazaar and turkey dinner Nov. 16. DInner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Vincent Catholic School, and festival booths in the gym will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost for dinner is $8 for adults and $3 for children.