Nov 192015

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.
Clinton — Franciscan Peace Center’s ongoing Social Justice Film Fest will continue Nov. 19 with a showing of “Food for Thought.” Screening begins at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle. Free and open to the public. For more information visit or call (563) 242-7611.
Clinton — Sisters of St. Francis are hosting an Advent Retreat Dec. 5 at The Canticle from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Take part in an inclusive dialogue about how people are shaping the future of their planet. Suggested donation is $25 and includes lunch. For more information go to or call (563) 242-7611. Please register by Nov. 30.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a holiday healing prayer service Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public.
Davenport — Congregation of the Humility of Mary is hosting its annual Holiday Gift Swap Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Humility of Mary Center. Bring a new or gently used item. Leftover items will be donated to the Humility of Mary Housing and Shelter programs.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting a mini-retreat day to celebrate the beginning of the Year of Mercy and the Im­maculate Con­cep­tion Dec. 8. The day begins at 9:30 a.m. with adoration continuing throughout the morning until Mass begins at 1 p.m. Quiet prayer and meditations from The Diary of Faustina as well as Scripture will be shared in the tradition of Collatio, a community form of lectio divina. No registration needed; free-will offering. Bring a sack lunch if staying all day.
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.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish is hosting a bazaar Nov. 22 at Keokuk Catholic School. Festival booths will be open in the gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A turkey dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Muscatine — A healing Mass will take place Nov. 19 at Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish. Praise music and sacrament of reconciliation at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7 p.m.
Wheatland — Reflect on marriage spirituality at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Daryl and Pat Fortin. Reflect on what it means to live out the marriage vocation with God as a third partner. Day concludes with Mass at 4 p.m. Fee is $40. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or olp
Buffalo — St. Peter Parish is hosting a Cookie Walk Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 for a large container of cookies, $7 for a small container.
Burlington — There will be no CAFE Nov. 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Davenport — St. Anthony Parish is hosting a Fair Trade Festival in the Parish Center Nov. 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Purchasing handcrafted gifts from around the world made by the working poor helps them make a living wage while providing unique gifts for the upcoming holidays.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish is hosting a Fair Trade Festival Dec. 5-6 in the gathering space. Saturday’s hours are 4-6 p.m. and Sunday the festival will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
De Witt — St. Joseph Parish is hosting its annual Cookie Walk Dec. 5 from 9-11:30 a.m. in Harness Hall. A variety of Christmas cookies with containers will be available for $5 per pound. Recycled Christmas decor will also be for sale.
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.

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