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Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center’s ongoing Social Justice Film Fest will continue Aug. 20 with “Beating the Bomb.” The screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle. Free and open to the public. For more information visit www. or call (563) 242-7611.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish will begin its 13 week GriefShare series on Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. in the Health Ministry area in the lower level of the church. The group will meet each Sunday except Sept. 6 and 27. Materials are provided; no fee is charged. Call (563) 332-7910, x122 to register.
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
Davenport — A Healing Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Aug. 21. Confessions will be heard at 6:15 p.m., Mass will be celebrated at 7:15 p.m. Individual prayers for healing to follow.
Iowa City — The RCIA Institute will take place Aug. 14-15 at St. Patrick Parish in Iowa City. Cost is $55. Rooms can be reserved at the Clarion Highlander. Register at For questions contact Tammy Norcross at (563) 333-6132 or
Iowa City — Pro-life rosary prayer will take place Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at St. Wenceslaus Church. Contact Mary Anderson with questions at
Keokuk — All Saints Parish will celebrate holy hour Aug. 26 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 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 — The fifth-annual Spirit of the Prairie, with proceeds benefitting Our Lady of the Prairie programs, will take place Aug. 23 from 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy music and locally produced food, wines and beer. Fee is $40. From Aug. 28-30, guests can get into the Gospel message of mercy with John McHugh and Janet Mallak, SSND. Fee is $100. To register contact: (563) 336-8414 or
Cosgrove — St. Peter Parish is hosting a Pork Day Aug. 23. The day begins with a Polka Mass at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church; 11 a.m. to close in the outdoor tent. Children’s activities available, auction at 2 p.m. $5,000 cash drawing. Call the parish or email Julie for more information e-mail
Davenport — Assumption High School Century Club members are invited to an annual steak fry on Aug. 22. Those interested in becoming Century Club members can fill out a form online at or contact Bill Bush at (563) 349-1241 or
Davenport — St. Mary Parish is hosting a Hispanic food sale fundraiser Aug. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the church. Steak tacos, enchiladas, Mexican corn on the cob, tortas and gorditas are among the food items which will be for sale.
Davenport — The Father Ken Martin Golf Outing will take place Aug. 26 at Emeis Golf Course. Regis­tration leaflets will be included in upcoming Davenport and Betten­dorf Catholic parish bulletins. For information call Jim or Diane Tiedje at (563) 391-2820.
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.
Petersville — Immaculate Conception Parish is hosting a beef and pork dinner Aug. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults eat for $10, children for $5. Carry out available, handicap accessible.
Solon — St. Mary Parish is hosting a Harvest Fest Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Chicken dinner is $10 for ages 13 to adult, $6 for children ages 6 through 12. Tickets can be purchased at the church office or the door. There will be children and family activities, a country store and silent auction. There also is a raffle. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. First prize is season tickets to the Hawkeye’s men’s basketball games for two, second prize is $500 and third prize is $250.

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