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 http://bit.ly/2cQHiIK 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
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@ gmail.com 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 www.servehaiti.org 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 getmeregistered.com to reserve a spot or call (563) 343-2868 for more information.