Jun 012017

Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis are hosting “Movies that Matter” June 15 with a showing of Hiroshima Repentance and Renewal. The movie will be shown at The Canticle, 841 13th Ave. N., at 6:30 p.m.
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.
Iowa City — Come to the second event of six celebrations in Iowa City parishes commemorating the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions in Fatima. Mary’s Way of the Cross begins at 7 p.m. June 13 at St. Wenceslaus Church located on the corner of Dodge and Davenport Streets. A reception will follow. Free will donations may be made to benefit Mary’s Meals.
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.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish will host a retreat on how the Holy Spirit moves people, makes them 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
Wheatland — Learn about Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Fee is $20. To register call (563) 336-8414 or send an email to
olpretreat@gmail. com.
Libertyville, Ill. — Eagles’ Wings is hosting a pilgrimage to Marytown and the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe on Sept. 23. The deluxe motor coach will leave Our Lady of Victory-Davenport’s parking lot at 6:30 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. Send $79 registration fee along with your name, address, phone number and email address to: Eagles’ Wings, 5816 Telegraph Rd., Dav­enport, Iowa, 52804. Questions contact Marcia at marcia@ or (563) 324-7263.
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 Marty 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 — 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 Questions may be directed to or (563) 324-3257.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish is hosting a parish picnic June 4. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in the St. Vincent’s School gym, followed by a picnic in the cafeteria.
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.
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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