Oct 062016

Coralville — Tom Chapman, executive director of the Iowa Catholic Conference, will give a presentation on Faithful Citizenship Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. No cost to attend.
Coralville — St Thomas More Parish is hosting St. Ambrose University’s Father Bud Grant on  Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.  The topic of Fr. Grant’s talk will be on  Pope Francis recent encyclical, “Laudato Si.”
Davenport — Quad Cities Interfaith is sponsoring “One on One” training Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon  at Edwards Congregation-al UCC, 3420 Jersey Ridge Rd. Learn how to develop intentional conversation with someone to get to know them better and develop a deep relationship. Refresh­ments provided at this free event; RSVP to (563) 322-4910.
Davenport — Women’s Interfaith Dialogues will take place  Oct. 10 at Temple Emanuel. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m.,  Registration is not required.
Iowa City — A showing of Voiceless, the movie, will take place at Sycamore 12 Theatres in Iowa City Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parishes and parish groups are encouraged to buy group tickets to this pro-life movie event. Visit for more information and to buy tickets online.
Davenport — A Grief Support Group at St. Anthony Parish meets every Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m. in the church library. For more information contact any of the facilitators: Dennis at (563) 332-1396, Ginny at (309) 523-9251, Sue at (563) 381-9050 or the parish secretary at (563) 322-3303.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish will offer GRIEFSHARE, a Christian-based support program for people experiencing grief, Sunday afternoons from 2-4 p.m. through Nov. 20. For location, contact the parish at (563) 332-7910 and ask for Health Ministry, ext. 122. Leave a voice mail message with name, telephone number and e-mail address. A health minister will contact you about the location of sessions.
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.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a grief ministry for those enduring any type of hurt. The group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6-8 p.m. in McEleney Hall. 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.
Bettendorf — A public square rosary rally will take place Oct. 15 at noon at the southwest corner of Middle Road and Spruce Hills in Betten­dorf. Call Bill Grothus with questions at (563) 332-7180.
Davenport — A public square rosary will take place Oct. 15 at noon at the corner of Locust and Gaines streets in Davenport.
Davenport — Eucharistic adoration will take place at Eagles’ Wings Oct. 11 at noon with a healing Mass to follow at 1 p.m. Reconciliation available before Mass.
Iowa City — Pro-life rosary prayer will take place Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at St. Wenceslaus Parish.
Iowa City — Pray with Bishop Martin Amos outside Emma Goldman Clinic Oct. 15  from 8-9 a.m. and then enjoy light refresh-ments in the basement of St. Mary Parish.
Keokuk — Holy hour will take place at All Saints Parish Oct. 12 from 1-6 p.m. with Benediction at 6 p.m.
Clinton — Persons interested in putting a stop to human trafficking may attend meetings the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. in The Canticle. Call Lori Freudenberg at (563) 242-7611 for more information.
Wheatland — Knit One, Pray Too! at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat Oct. 13 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost is $20. Also, a restorative justic program will take place Oct. 21-23. Cost to attend is $125.To register call (563) 336-8414 or  email olpretreat
@gmail. com.
Brooklyn — St. Patrick Parish is hosting a bazaar and supper Oct. 9 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Steak dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 12 and under and $1 for children ages 4 and under. Carry outs available after 1 p.m. by calling (641) 522-7715.
Davenport — Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities will host its annual Mr./Ms. Habitat fundraiser Oct. 15 at the Rogalski Center. Doors open at 5:30. Ticket cost $50 and include admission, heavy appetizers, dessert bar and beverages. A silent auction is included in the festivities. RSVP by Oct. 7 to (563) 359-9066 or email Dougal.Nelson
Davenport — An Abbondanza Dinner will take place Oct. 8 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish. Cocktail hour is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m. Music and dancing will be available until 11 p.m. Cost is $35 per person. The event benefits the Blue Mass for first responders and diocesan seminarians.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting a craft sale Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the gymnasium. Breakfast items and lunch items will be available for purchase. To rent a table for $25 contact Cathy at (563) 320-4583 or Laura at (563) 940-1873. Wheelchair accessible.
Iowa City — St. Patrick Parish is hosting its annual bazaar Oct. 29 from 4-6 p.m. and Oct. 30 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Keokuk — St. Vincent’s School’s annual Fall Carnival will take place at the school Oct. 15 from 5-8 p.m.
Keokuk — Enjoy a fish fry at Knights of Columbus Hall Oct. 7. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and meal service begins at 6 p.m.
Lovilia — St. Peter Parish is hosting a fall dinner and auction Oct. 9. Mass is at 10:30 a.m., dinner with roast beef or ham and homemade noodles will be served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; adults pay $10, children ages 4-12 pay $5. Live auction is at 1 p.m. Country market and raffle for $1,000 in cash prizes. Carry-outs available for pick up; call (641) 218-8169  Oct. 8 from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Email stpeterslovilia@ for more information or to purchase raffle tickets.
Moline, Ill. — ServeHAITI’s fall fundraiser, “Health is Hope; Hope is Everything,” will take place Oct. 29 at The University Club, 1518 5th Ave., from 6-11 p.m. Silent auction, Haitian artisan’s market, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. $35 per person. Buy tickets online at or at the door.
Ottumwa — Tom Shadonix, director of music at St. Mary of the Visitation Parish, will give a series of concerts to commemorate his 60th year as a musician. An organ recital will take place Oct. 30 at St. Mary’s at 3 p.m.
Richmond — Holy Trinity Parish is hosting a pork loin and chicken dinner featuring beef and noodles Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Adults eat for $11, children ages 5-10 eat for $5, children under 5 years old eat free. Country store, silent auction, live auction (1:30 pm.), raffle.
Rock Island, Ill. — The Catich Jazz Fest, which raises money for the Art Legacy League, will take place Oct. 7 at Jumers Casino and Hotel. The dinner and dance will feature music by the River City 6 and St. Ambrose University Jazz Band. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Go to to reserve a spot or call (563) 343-2868 for more information.

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