Apr 072016

Burlington — Cafe (Catholic Adult Fellow­ship Evening) continues April 13 at 6:45 p.m. in the Notre Dame cafeteria with “stump the clergy.”
Burlington  — Catholics interested in centering prayer can participate in an ecumenical centering prayer group Monday nights from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a grief ministry for those enduring any type of hurt. The group meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in McEleney Hall. Sessions begin April 7 and run for 10 weeks. The group consists of listening, sharing, hands-on activities and prayer. For more information contact Judi Droll at (563) 322-3665 or (563) 340-6196.
Davenport — Father Ed O’Melia celebrates Mass every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Genesis West Hospital chapel. Davenport — The next Natural Family Planning class series at St. Paul the Apostle Parish will begin May 8 from 3-6 p.m. Free childcare available. Register online at Contact Al and Beth Budelier with questions at (563) 324-7040.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish Christian Service Com­mittee is hosting Ellen Miller, a speaker on Mary’s Meals, April 18 following 5:30 p.m. Mass. Mary’s Meals is an organization whose goal is to provide one daily meal in a place of education in some of the world’s poorest communities. For $19.50 one child can be fed and educated for one year. Miller will speak about her experiences in these communities.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting a Healing Mass April 12 at 1 p.m. with adoration at noon. Reconciliation will be available before Mass. Call (563) 324-7263 with questions.
Iowa City — Faith Speaker’s Forum, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. Father Mike Phillips will speak on “The Popes: The Good and the Bad.” Free event, all are welcome.
Mount Pleasant — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting two mini-retreats featuring the Saint Benedict Press’ “Doors of Mercy” program. Retreats take place April 8-9 or May 13-14. Cost is $35 per person. To attend, call parish office at (319) 385-8410.
Indianapolis, Ind. — U.S. bishops, priests and seminarians are invited to the National Federation of Priests’ Councils convocation April 18-21 at the Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel. For more information, or to register, go to Individual day registration and onsite registration are available.
Wheatland — Attend an Easter Earth Taize Vigil Service April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Pre registration is encouraged and there is no fee to attend. Register at (563) 336-8414 or
Rock Island, Ill. — St. Thomas Aquinas Guild of the Quad Cities, a chartered guild of the Catholic Medical Association, will hold its monthly meeting April 16 at 10 a.m. in Hanson Hall of Science, Room 304, at Augustana College. Dr. Lauris Kaldjian will speak on “Concepts of Health, Goals of Care and the Question of Human Flourishing.” Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Questions, email stthomasaquinasguild
Coralville — St. Thomas More Parish is hosting Jesse Manibusan in concert May 6 at 7 p.m.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish-Davenport is hosting a Film Festival in April. Each Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. in the parish’s Denning Hall, guests can bring a lawn chair or blanket and watch a faith-themed movie. The schedule is as follows: April 7, The Human Experience (PG13); April 14, War Room (PG); April 21, Woodlawn (PG); April 28, The Mission (PG). No cost to attend.
Davenport — Assumption High School’s annual April Knight gala will take place April 29 from 6:30-11 p.m. $50,000 in raffle prizes will be given out. For more information or to be added to the April Knight invitation list contact Susie Foster at (563) 326-5313 or
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.
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.
Sinsinawa, Wis. — A handbell workshop will be held at Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, April 30 from 8:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Bring your own bells, chimes, mallets, foam, table covers and music. Register by April 23 online or download a form at

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