Mar 172016

Burlington — Ss. John & Paul Catholic Parish is running a Year of Mercy Lenten food drive benefitting the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. Collection box­es are in each church vestibule.
Burlington — Cafe (Catholic Adult Fellow­ship Evening) will not take place during Holy Week.
Clinton — Sisters of St. Francis are celebrating Lenten vespers every Sunday during Lent at 6 p.m.
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is hosting lecture on Saint Ambrose of Milan March 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lewis Boardroom of Ambrose Hall. For more information, contact Ethan Gannaway at (563) 333-5823, or go to
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is hosting a lecture on racial justice in our health care system March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Rogalski Center. For more information on the lecture, call Father Brian Miclot, professor of philosophy, at (563) 333-6129.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral offers Masses Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 8 a.m. and Monday-Friday even­ings at 5:30 p.m. Adoration follows until 11 p.m. On Wednes­days, after the 5:30 p.m. Mass, confessions will be heard until 7 p.m.
Davenport —Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a Rosary Crusade March 19 at noon in the St. Margaret Chapel.
Davenport — St. Anthony Parish is hosting a free Lenten concert by its adult choir March 20 at 4 p.m. Reception to follow.
Davenport — A post-partum Natural Family Planning class is scheduled March 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Parish. Register online at Call the Budeliers at (563) 324-7040 or email elizabethimel with any questions.
Davenport/Iowa City — Jason Evert, founder of the Chastity Project, will speak at St. Patrick Parish-Iowa City April 27 and at Our Lady of Victory Parish-Daven­port on April 28. Both evenings follow the same time schedule. In his first presentation from 6-7:15 p.m., he will speak to parents about how to prepare children for purity. Teens can enjoy a pizza dinner during that time slot. A presentation for teens, “Love or Lust?” will take place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and includes confession, adoration and music. Parents are encouraged to attend the teen talk as well. For more information contact Megan at (319) 572-7480 or
Keokuk — Pray Station of the Cross at All Saints Parish March 18 at 6:30 p.m. Confessions will be heard March 19 from 9-10 a.m.
Pella — Iowa Interfaith Power and Light is offering a Food-Faith-Climate workshop April 10 at Second Reformed Church, 612 Broadway St. Workshop participants will reflect on what religious faith traditions have to say about sustainable food systems, examine household food practices and create a plan to make more climate-friendly food choices. No cost to attend, snacks provided. To register go to The workshop is co-sponsored by St. Mary Parish and First Baptist Church, both in Pella.
Davenport — St. Thomas Aquinas Guild of the Quad Cities will host its monthly meeting March 19 at St. Paul the Apostle’s Denning Hall. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with a light breakfast. Meeting begins at 10 a.m. Questions email stthomasaquinasguild
Davenport — Join Eagles’ Wings for a Lenten Retreat Day March 22 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The theme is “Walking through Holy Week with Jesus.” The retreat will include reflections on detachment, connecting more closely with Jesus, God’s mercy and God’s blessing. Bring a Bible, notebook and sack lunch. Take time for quiet Adoration and veneration of the Relic of the True Cross. No need to register in advance.
Wheatland — Learn simple basket weaving in the context of prayer and meditation at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat April 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fee is $30. Register at (563) 336-8414.
Davenport — Davenport Knights of Columbus (1111 W. 35th Street) are hosting Lenten fish fries on Fridays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more info call (563) 391-1532.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish hosts its Lenten fish fries on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. at the parish. Meals are $10 for adults and $4 for children.
Harper — Harper Knights of Columbus are hosting a fish fry in the KC hall Fridays during Lent, with the exception of Good Friday, from 5-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10/person.
Hills — St. Joseph Parish hosts a soup supper March 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the parish hall.
Iowa City — A Culture of Life Dinner will take place April 23 at St. Wenceslaus Parish Hall at 5:30 p.m. To register go to or call (319) 400-5695.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish will sell kolaches, cinnamon rolls and other baked goods at its spring bake sale March 19 from 8-11 a.m. Free coffee.

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