Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish is offering a GriefShare Ministry Sundays from 2-4 p.m. in the Health Ministry area in the lower level of the church. The group will meet each Sunday through Nov. 22. Materials are provided; no fee is charged. Call (563) 332-7910, x122 to register.
Davenport — St. Anthony’s grief support group is offered every Tuesday from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the old school building behind the church. Each session is stand-alone. For questions contact Dennis at (563) 332-1396.
Davenport St. Anthony Parish is hosting a six-week small group sharing on the “Joy of the Gospel.” Monday meetings began Oct. 12 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday meetings began Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. To register contact Sr. Judy at (563) 322-3303 or
diodav.org. Cost of study book is $5.
Keokuk — Pray the rosary at All Saints Parish Nov. 4 at 7 p.m.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie is hosting an icon retreat, “Mary, Untier of Knots, Byzantine Style Icon, Nov. 8-14. During this retreat, guests will paint, write and pray this icon. All materials provided. All artistic levels welcome. Register by Oct. 25. Fee is $400. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or olp
Burlington — Learn about Peru at Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening (Cafe) Nov. 4 from 6:45-8 p.m. in the Notre Dame Cafeteria.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting a Craft Sale Nov. 14 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafter tables available for $25. Call Kathy Jones at (563) 320-4583 or St Al’s at (563) 322-0987.
Davenport — St. Mary Parish’s annual Bazaar will take place Nov. 14 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and Nov 15 from 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. at the parish hall. Pulled pork and soup luncheon Nov. 14; Authentic Mexican breakfast and lunch Nov. 15. Cost is $8 per meal.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a pies and presents event Nov. 7 in Denning Hall from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Purchase pies, shop vendors and take part in raffles. Breakfast and lunch served. Contact Debbie at (563) 528-9850 with questions.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation Parish is hosting a bazaar Nov. 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Local arts and crafts, holiday items, bake sale, silent auction and quilt raffle lunch. Eat in or take-out; call Ladonna with questions at (563) 259-8860.
Coralville — John Paul II Medical Research Insititute (JPII MRI) is hosting a presentation, Affirming Life Through Ethical Medical Research, Oct. 29 from 7-8 p.m. at the Bioventure Center, 2500 Crosspark Rd. Members of JPII MRI will share their mission to conduct medical research focused on developing cures, therapies and drug treatments — all which respect the dignity of human life.
Davenport — Participate in a trivia night Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 1111 W. 35th St. Proceeds benefit Gabe’s Play Village, a handicap-accessible playground. $10 per person or $80 for table of 8. Contact D’Dree at (563) 639-9229 by Oct. 31 to reserve a table.
Iowa City — Father Victor Warkulwiz from the Missionary Priests of the Blessed Sacrament will be the guest speaker at Masses on Nov 7-8 at St. Patrick Parish. Mass times are Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. and noon in Spanish. His homily will discuss the benefits and necessity of perpetual adoration. Guests can meet Fr. Warkulwiz at a potluck for Perpetual Adoration Adorers Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the social hall. Guests should bring a side dish/salad to share. Meat/table service/drink provided. RSVP by Nov 3 to Ellen, (319) 351-4335, or Cheryl (319)337-2856.
Muscatine — A Beef and Noodle Dinner to raise money for Thanksgiving dinners for in-need families will take place Nov. 8 from 4-7 p.m. in St. Mary & Mathias’ Gannon Hall. Free-will donation.
Nichols — St. Mary Parish is hosting an auction and luncheon Nov. 1. Silent auction 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a traditional auction to follow. Chicken and noodle lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
North English — A silent auction and salad luncheon will take place at St. Joseph’s Nov. 7. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., auction to follow.
Ottumwa — St. Patrick Parish is hosting its annual Fall Dinner Nov. 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $10 for persons 13 and older, $5 for children ages 4-12, and free for children 3 years old and under. Silent raffle at 1; silent auction new for this year.
Riverside — St. Mary Parish is hosting a pancake breakfast and bake sale Nov. 15 from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-10 and free for children under five years old.