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Coralville — St. Thomas More Parish is hosting a concert by composer, singer/songwriter, storyteller, humorist, catechist and evangelizer Jesse Manibusan May 6 at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Judy Duncan at: music
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 began 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 — St. Paul the Apostle is hosting a prayer vigil for all those in need of consolation in this Jubilee Year of Mercy May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
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 — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a Blue Mass to honor first responders May 16 at 5:30 p.m. Bishop Martin Amos will preside and Father Tony Herold will concelebrate.
Keokuk — Celebrate Holy Hour at All Saints Parish April 28 at 7 p.m.
Moline, Ill. — The Secular Discalced Carmelite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah are hosting a study of prayer in the tradition of St. Theresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross the second Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Call Annette at (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 271-9273 with questions.
Mount Pleasant — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting an evening of Eucharistic adoration led by Irish tenor Mark Forrest June 9 at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
Wheatland — Take a journey to forgiveness April 29 to May 1 at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Pat Shea will direct retreat participants in exploring processes for healing and well being. Fee is $125. Register at (563) 336-8414 or olpretreat
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting a prairie field day featuring local educators on land development and enhancement June 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Spend a day walking the grounds under the guidance of experts and learn with us how to enhance and protect the earth. Fee is $20. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or olpretreat
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a concert by cathedral organist Heidi Hansen May 8 at 2 p.m. She will showcase pieces by Bach, Schumann and more. Free will offering.
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 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
Fort Madison — Holy Family Parish is hosting a variety show April 30 following the 4 p.m. Mass.
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 — 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.
Keokuk — Take part in Faith on Tap April 22 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. The presentation is on purgatory and mercy.
Wilton — St. Mary Parish is hosting its semi-annual ham and turkey dinner April 24 from noon-3 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children, and free for children under 5 years of age.

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