Nov 172016
 

EDUCATIONAL
Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis host a monthly “movie that matters” showing at The Canticle. This month’s movie, “King Corn,” will be shown Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis, in conjunction with Eastern Iowa Com­munity Colleges and the Clinton Area Chamber of Com­merce, are holding a “Getting to Yes” peer advisory group Dec. 2 from 7:30-8:30 a.m. for Clinton area residents to help resolve conflict resolution issues in the community. Participants are asked to bring their real-world negotiation and conflict resolution challenges to present to the group for feedback and valuable input from local community members. RSVP to Lori at (563) 242-7611 by Nov. 30.
FELLOWSHIP
Burlington — Cafe (Catholic Adult Fellow­ship Evening) takes place every Wednes­day at 6:15 p.m. in the Notre Dame cafeteria.
Davenport — The Quad Cities Theology on Tap meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at Jersey Grille, Davenport at 7 p.m. Theology on Tap is a monthly gathering for young adults in the Quad-Cities area to meet, connect, and learn about theology.
Iowa City — Young Adult Catholics (Y.A.C.) meet the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Patrick Parish in the Zaga Room downstairs.
GRIEF SUPPORT
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 offers 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 Tory Dohrn at (563) 359-5575.
LITURGY/PRAYER
Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis are hosting Advent Vespers, “Gifts of the Season,” Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 11 18, at 6 p.m. at The Canticle, 841 13th Ave. N., Clinton.
Keokuk — Holy Hour will take place at All Saints Parish Nov. 17 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.
Wheatland — A Taize’ vigil service will take place Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Join in with Christians of all denominations in a unified and compassionate prayer. Pre registration is encouraged; no cost to attend. Call (563) 336-8414 with questions.
MEETINGS
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.
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.
Courage is a Catholic support group for men and women experiencing same sex attraction. Encourage is a group for friends and family members of persons experiencing same sex attraction. For more information call Marianne Agnoli (563) 888-4242; Father Thom Hennen (Cour­age), (563) 888-4255; Father Tony Herold (Encourage in English), (563) 888-4363; or Father Joseph Sia (Encourage in Spanish), (319) 728-8210.
RETREAT
Wheatland — Come to the Quiet Dec. 6 at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Reflect on the gift of peace. Cost is $20. To register call (563) 336-8414 or email olpretreat@gmail. com.
SOCIAL
Buffalo — St. Peter Parish is hosting a cookie walk Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the rectory. Cost is $10 for a large container and $7 for a small container. Pictures with Santa are available; bring your own camera.
Clinton — L’Arche Clinton’s monthly Pizza Hut Fundraiser will take place Nov. 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Pizza Hut, 1616 N. 2nd St. Mention L’Arche Clinton or The Arch and 20 percent of your order will benefit the Clinton L’Arche community.
Davenport — Congregation of the Humility of Mary is hosting its annual Holiday Gift Swap Dec. 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Bring a new or gently used item, then shop the swap for the perfect gift. Leftover items will be donated to Humility of Mary Housing and Shelter programs.
Davenport — A trivia night to benefit Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village will take place Nov. 19 at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd. Trivia starts at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per person or $80 for a table of 8. Contact D’Dree Leibold at (563) 639-9229 by Nov. 15 to reserve a table. ‘Gabe’s’ is a handicap-accessible playground its supporters hope to build in Davenport’s VanderVeer park.
Davenport — Churches United of the Quad City Area is hosting the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Dec. 3. The train will arrive at 1:45 p.m. at the corner of Western Avenue and West River Drive. Festivities will include music, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus (starts at 12:30 p.m.), hot chocolate and cookies. Cost is a suggested donation of non-expired non-perishable food items. All donations will go to the 25 Churches United food pantries throughout the Quad-City area.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish is holding a Fair Trade Festival Nov. 19 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the church gathering space. Coffee, chocolate, jewelry, purses, scarfs, and other items will be sold. These items are made by people in third world countries, and by buying these items you help people receive a fair wage for their labor and give them dignity.
Tipton — St. Mary Parish is hosting a craft bazaar, cookie walk and luncheon Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch includes soups and sandwiches.
OTHER
Davenport — Mary Costello, an author and member of Sacred Heart Cathedral, is collecting stories about the late Msgr. Marvin Mottet to include in a book she is writing about him. The stories will be edited for clarity and visual detail. Please provide your story, name, city, and a contact number and/or email address to: marycharlotte@
mediacombb.net or to Sacred Heart Cathedral Rectory, 422 E. 10th St., Davenport, Iowa, 52803.

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