Davenport — Young writers who wish to experiment with a variety of creative techniques are invited to participate in St. Ambrose University’s Young Writer’s Camp this summer. The camp, intended for students entering grades 3-9, will take place July 13 through 17, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., in McMullen Hall. The $100 fee includes materials, snacks and an individual copy of the group anthology of writing. For more information, contact Ann Berger at
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com. For information about online registration using a credit card, email Teri McDonald at McDonaldteresak@
Burlington — Women’s prayer group meets every Thursday at St. John’s chapel from 1:30-2:30 p.m. E-mail questions to Betty email@example.com.
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 — Eagles’ Wings is celebrating Adoration July 14 at noon, with a Healing Mass to follow at 1 p.m. Reconciliation is available before Mass and prayers for healing following Mass.
Iowa City — Meetings for persons interested in supporting pro-life work will take place at St. Wenceslaus Parish Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. Pro-life rosary prayer will take place July 22 and Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. Contact Mary Anderson with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 of 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 — Home Tonight: Further Reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwen will take place July 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sister Kathleen Storms, SSND, will facilitate. Henri Nouwen is best known for The Return of the Prodigal Son which he wrote after he suffered a personal breakdown. Within healing solitude, he reflected on and identified with the parable’s characters and experienced profound and inspiring life lessons. Cost to attend is $20. To register contact: (563) 336-8414 or email@example.com.
Davenport — A fair trade festival for a socially responsible shopping opportunity will take place July 11 from 3-6 p.m. and July 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory Parish. The parish’s Christian Service Ministry is sponsoring the event.
Davenport — A Black and White Gala to support pro-life activities will take place Aug. 14 at St. Ambrose University. A Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel, with a 6:30 p.m. dinner and auction in the Rogalski Center. Look for more details in future editions of The Catholic Messenger.
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.