Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center hosts Ted Talk discussions every Tuesday on the Sisters of St. Francis Facebook page. June 14, view lessons learned from taking a stand against drugs and gun violence then join conversations beginning at 11 a.m. on the Facebook page. Read what others have to say and contribute to the conversation.
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center’s ongoing Social Justice Film Fest continues June 16 with Guns, Greed and the NRA. The film looks into gun tragedies that include unintentional shootings, domestic violence, suicides, mass shootings and trafficking – and what we can do to put an end to this profit-driven crisis. The film starts at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle, home of the Sisters of St. Francis.
Davenport — A healing Mass wil be held June 9 at St. Alphonsus Parish. Confessions & praise and worship music begin at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7 p.m., adoration and healing prayers follow.
Davenport — June Healing Mass June 14, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and and reconciliation, 1 p.m., Eagles’ Wings, 5816 Telegraph Road. (563) 324-7263.
Keokuk — Celebrate Holy Hour at All Saints Parish June 16 at 7 p.m.
Wheatland — Participate in a Summer Solstice Taize Vigil Service June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. No fee to attend; all faiths welcome.
Davenport — St. Thomas Aquinas Guild of the Quad Cities will host its monthly meeting at 10 a.m., June 18, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish. Tom Chapman, executive director of the Iowa Catholic Conference, will speak on “The Catholic Voice in Public Policy.” Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with light breakfast. For questions: email stthomasaquinasguild @gmail.com.
Iowa City — Iowa City Hospice is hosting a children’s day camp June 18, Kamp Kaleidoscope, for children ages five through 18 years old who have experienced the death of a loved one. It will take place at River Community Church from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information and/or to register, call (319) 351-5665. Deadline to register is June 15. No cost to attend.
Wheatland — Seasoned knitters and novices are invited to bring their projects to Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat June 16 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for a relaxing day. Fee is $20 per day. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or email@example.com.
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. Fee is $20. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Albia — A retirement party for Jackie Maddy will take place June 19 from 1-3 p.m. at St. Mary Parish.
Bettendorf —Widows and Widowers from St. John Vianney Parish in Bettendorf meet the third Wednesday of each month at noon in the dining room at Bettendorf Hy-Vee, 2900 Devils Glen Road. Purchase what you want for lunch. This is a time of hospitality and the group hopes you will join them. Bring a friend.
Davenport — A retirement celebration for Msgr. James Parizek will be held June 11. Gather on the John F. Kennedy Catholic School grounds at 4 p.m. Mass begins at 4:30 p.m. Picnic and entertainment follow. Dinner tickets are $1. Children 5 and under are free. Table settings and non-alcoholic drinks provided. Beer and wine coolers available.
Davenport — The next Theology on Tap will take place June 9 at 7 p.m. at Jersey Grille. Father Bud Grant will discuss “Laudato Si.”
Peosta, Iowa — Divine Word College Seminary in Epworth, Iowa, is hosting a golf outing July 22 at Timberline Golf Course. The event will consist of four-person, 18 hole best shot play with an evening social and dinner. Cost per golfer is $80 and includes golf, card, prizes and steak dinner. Proceeds from the outing will go to the Divine Word College student scholarship fund. For more information contact Mark Singsank at (563) 876-0097 or singsank@ dwci.edu.
Solon — Father Timothy Sheedy’s 40th anniversary of his ordination. Join St. Mary Parish in celebrating this special milestone on June 12, during the 10:30 a.m. Mass and dinner to follow. For dinner, please call the parish office to RSVP: (319) 624-2228.
Bettendorf — Persons interested in volunteering with the Women’s Choice Center can attend an informational meeting June 14 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Center. RSVP to Kathy at (563) 332-0475 or Kathy@ womenschoicecenter.