May 182017
 

EDUCATIONAL
Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis are hosting a showing of the movie “Papers” at 6:30 p.m. May 18 at the Canticle. The movie focuses on the challenges of undocu­mented youth.
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.
LITURGY/PRAYER
Keokuk — A program, “Apparitions of Mary” will take place May 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. at All Saints Parish.
Muscatine — A Healing Mass will be celebrated May 18 at Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish. Confessions begin at 6 p.m., praise and worship at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at 7 p.m. Individual prayers for healing will follow Mass.
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.
PILGRIMAGE
West Burlington — An informational meeting about a pilgrimage Nov. 8-17 to the Holy Land with Father Marty Goetz will take place May 19 at 6 p.m. at Ss. Mary & Patrick Parish Center.
RETREAT
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish will host a retreat on how the Holy Spirit moves us, makes us walk and pushes the church forward. Father Robert Miller and Mark Nimo will lead the retreat Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the parish, 2618 Boies Ave. The title of the retreat is “Do not resist the Holy Spirit.” The cost is $10. A light lunch will be served. Call Laura Patton at (563) 940-1873 for reservations.
Iowa City — Experience the Byzantine Gospel at a retreat presented by Eastern Catholics for Eastern Iowa on June 3 at St. Wenceslaus Chur­ch from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The all-ages retreat will focus on who God is and how we can worship him. Day­care provided; lunch included. No cost to attend; register at www.eceia.org/
retreat-2017.html.
Wheatland — Learn simple basket weaving in the context of prayer and meditation June 1 at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Make a tote bag. Event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Limited to 8 participants. Fee is $50. To register call (563) 336-8414 or send an email to olpretreat@gmail. com.
SOCIAL
Bettendorf —Widows and Widowers from St. John Vianney Parish meet the third Wednesday of each month at noon in the dining room at Bettendorf Hy-Vee, 2900 Devils Glen Rd. Purchase what you want for lunch. This is a time of hospitality. Bring a friend.
Burlington — Fa­ther Mary Goetz is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood June 11. Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. at St. John’s. A reception will follow from 5-8 p.m. at Burlington Notre Dame.
Davenport – St. Thomas Aquinas Guild of the Quad Cities will host its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on May 20 at St. Paul the Apostle’s Denning Hall, 916 E Rusholme St. Bishop Martin Amos will present “Episcopal Reflections.” Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and a light breakfast will be served. Guild membership is not required.
Davenport — Sacred Heart School reunion will be held on June 24 starting at 3 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m., with a picnic to follow on the grounds. There is no cost to attend, but RSVPs are requested so enough food can be ordered. Go to shcdavenport.org/sacred-heart-alumni. Questions may be directed to shsalumni17@gmail.com or (563) 324-3257.
Oskaloosa — Father Tom Spiegel will mark his 50th anniversary as a priest by celebrating Mass at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 4 at St. Mary Parish. Receptions will follow.
OTHER
Bettendorf — The St. John Vianney Haiti Committee will sponsor its annual garage sale. Drop off days are June 13-14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sale days are June 15 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 16 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 17 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the activity center.

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