Two events will take place to fund the Holy Land Military Rosary project, founded by diocesan priest Father Bill Kneemiller. The first event will take place on Dec. 12 at St. Joseph Parish in Hills. A catered Italian meal will follow 6 p.m. Mass; cost is $6 for persons 15 years of age and older and free to those under 15 years old. Guests will be treated to a magic show during the meal. Following the meal, a silent auction of artwork will take place to benefit the Holy Land Military Rosary project sending 2,000 rosaries to Haiti this January. The second event will take place at St. Andrew Parish in Blue Grass on Dec. 20. following 9 a.m. Mass. Area Knights of Columbus will offer their annual pancake breakfast following 9 a.m. Mass, accompanied by a silent auction. An auction will take place at 11:15 a.m. To donate items, or for more information about either event, call Fr. Kneemiller at (563) 321-0124.