Davenport — St. Anthony Parish hosts a weekly grief support group Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. All faiths are welcome; begin at any session. The meeting takes place in the old St. Anthony’s school building to the rear of the Main Street parking lot. Walk-ins welcome. For questions call Dennis at (563) 332-1396, Ginny at (309) 523-9251 or Nadine at (563) 391-5161.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a grief ministry for those enduring any type of hurt. The group meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in McEleney Hall. Sessions began May 7 and run for 10 weeks. The first four weeks are open, after that the group will become closed to new people until a new 10 week session begins. For more information contact Judi Droll at (563) 322-3665 or (563) 340-6196.
Davenport — Couples are invited to attend a series of classes on Natural Family Planning to learn a method that is natural & safe, 99 percent effective, and morally acceptable. Classes are June 14, July 12 and Aug. 2 from 3 – 6 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Parish. Free childcare available. For more information and to register go to http://register.ccli.org For questions, contact Al and Beth Budelier at (563) 324-7040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish will pray the rosary June 3 at 7 p.m.
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. Theresa 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.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting a retreat on the works of GK Chesterson, a quotable and exuberant defender of Catholic Christianity, June 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost to attend is $25. On June 10, Sherry Nauman and Pat McLaughlin will host “The Labyrinth Walk Unfolds” from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The history of the labyrinth will be discussed and participants can explore the three stages of a labyrinth walk. Cost is $20. On June 20, Our Lady of the Prairie will host an event honoring fathers, mentors and guides from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; meander the trails, enjoy a cookout and listen to words of wisdom. Fee is $25. To register for an event or for more information call (563) 336-8414.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish is hosting a Haiti Mission Garage Sale June 25 from 4 – 8 p.m.; June 26 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.; and June 27 from 7 – 11 a.m. Proceeds help ongoing missionary work in Jean Denis, Haiti.
Davenport — St. Mary Parish is hosting a retirement party for Father Ed O’Melia June 27 following the 5 p.m. Mass. The festivities will be held outdoors behind the rectory (weather permitting).
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.
Riverside/Richmond — A silver jubilee of the ordination to the priesthood of Father David Brownfield will take place May 31 with a 2 p.m. Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Riverside and an open house reception from 4 – 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Life Center in Richmond. For more information contact Jessica Miller at (319) 648-2331 or email email@example.com.