Jan 152015

Clinton — Franciscan Peace Center is hosting its next Social Justic Film Fest Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle, with a showing of Nefarious. The theme of this film is sex trafficking.
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is hosting a silent march to commemorate the Civil Rights Movement Jan. 20 from 3:05 to 4:30 p.m. starting at Christ the King Chapel. The walk will stop at key points to acknowledge and reflect on the significance of each location to the Civil Rights movement in Dav­enport. Hot chocolate and conversation will follow in the Ambrose Hall BeeHive Lounge. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ramona Amos at (563) 333-6023 or
Hills — A Rice Bowl kick-off breakfast will take place Feb. 7 at St. Joseph Church. Register by contacting Esmerelda Guerrero at guererro or calling (563) 888-4210 at least two days prior to the event.
Long Grove — A Rice Bowl kick-off breakfast will take place Jan. 31 at St. Ann Church. Register by contacting Esmerelda Guerrero at or calling (563) 888-4210 at least two days prior to the event.
Burlington – The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will be open Jan. 21 on the topic of Catholic families in the domestic church. Presenters are Luann and Deacon Bob Glaser.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting the following weekly holy hours: prayers for our country Sundays from 8 to 9 p.m.; hour of divine mercy Sundays from 3 to 4 p.m.; praying for priests, seminarians and the Davenport Diocese Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting the following: Project Rachel adoration hours the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Circle of Love charismatic prayer group Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Keokuk — Wednesday night rosary and adoration schedule for the Church of All Saints: Jan. 21 rosary at 7 p.m., and Jan. 28 Holy Hour at 7 p.m.
Rock Island, Ill. — A young adult mini-retreat will take place at St. Mary Monastery Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is a free-will donation. For more information contact Luke Ebener at
Moline, Ill. — The Secular Discalced Carmelite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah are hosting a study of prayer in the tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John the Cross the second Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Call Annette at (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 323-1719.
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.

Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting Winter Wonderland Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring cross country skis, sleds, snow shoes or hiking boots. Enjoy sitting by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate and enjoy a hot lunch. Fee is $20; overnight available for an additional $40/night. Call (563) 323-9466 for more information or to register.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation Parish is hosting a fundraiser pancake breakfast Jan. 18 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $7.50 for adults, and $3 for children ages 12 and under. Handicap accessible, carry-outs available. For more information call (563) 259-1188 or email
Grand Mound — Ss. Philip and James Parish is hosting a “Soup-er Bowl Sunday” lunch Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All-you-can-eat chili and chicken noodle soup will be served. Adults pay $6, children pay $3. To pre-order deliveries for Grand Mound elderly and home bound, call (563) 847-7572 by Jan. 31.
LeClaire — Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of the River are hosting a spaghetti supper Jan. 17 in the church hall immediately following 6 p.m. Mass. Cost is a good will offering, carry-outs available. Contact Steve Fye for more information (563) 289-4900.
Muscatine — Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish is hosting a Jazz and Jambalaya Dinner Feb. 12 at Gannon Hall from 3 to 7 p.m. Dinner includes jambalaya, roast pork sandwiches, and a kids menu of hot dogs and chips. Cost is $7.50 for adults, $3 for kids 6 to 12 years old, and free for ages 5 and under. Raffle items available.
Ottumwa — St. Mary of the Visitation Parish is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner Jan. 25 in the church hall. Serving times will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Menu includes spaghetti and meat sauce, salad, French bread, cheesecake and a beverage. Price is $8 for adults, $4 for children 4 to 10, and free for children 3 and younger. Call (641) 682-4559 for more information. Carry-outs available.
West Point — Knights of Columbus councils of Ft. Madison, Houghton and West Point are hosting a free throw championship Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Elementary gym. Competition is open to area boys and girls ages 9 to 14. Eligibility is to be determined by the age of the contestant as of Jan. 1. Parent or guardian signature is required at registration. Online entry forms can be printed at Preregister and email entry forms to For more info­rmation contact Keith Gehling at (319) 931-9308.

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