Oct 192017

Bettendorf — St. John Vianney offers GriefShare sessions on Sundays through Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m. Sessions are weekly, free, ecumenical and faith based. Sessions meet in the East Room at St. John Vianney. Please call (563) 332-7910, ext. 122, leaving a voice message or email health@sjvbett. org for more information.
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 Dennis at (563) 332-1396, Ginny at (309) 523-9251, Sue at (563) 381-9050 or the parish secretary at (563) 322-3303.
Davenport — Save the date for a free educational symposium for healthcare professionals and faith community leaders which will take place Dec. 15 at Genesis Heart Institute.
Iowa City — Iowa City Hospice hosts regular support groups and events for those affected by loss and grief. For a listing of events visit
icgriefsupport or call Kara at (319) 688-4218.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings monthly Mass with prayers for healing will take place Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. Adoration begins at noon. Confessions will be heard.
Davenport — A White Mass for health care professionals and students will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Christ the King Chapel on the St. Ambrose University campus. A talk by Dr. Kathleen Raviele will follow in the Gottlieb Room in the Rogalski Center.
Iowa City — The Byzantine Catholic Outreach in Iowa celebrates Divine Liturgy on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 3:30 p.m. at St. Wenceslaus Parish. Confessions will be heard at 3 p.m. Contact Adam with questions at
Clinton — ACEs Interface Training, an in-depth look at adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) designed for educators, human services providers, law enforcement, and others concerned about the resiliency and well-being of individuals who have experienced trauma, will be offered Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Clinton Community College Technology Center, Rm. 15. The training is co-sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis in Clinton. Register by Nov. 3; call (888) 336-3907.
Keokuk — Former America’s Next Top Model contestant Leah Darrow will share her testimony in a presentation on beauty in the eyes of God Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Vincent School.
Muscatine — Learn about “The Messages of Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary” Nov. 4 from noon – 4 p.m. at Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish. Father Mike Phillips will host an afternoon of Mass, prayer, music and talks. Mass at noon, followed by two talks by Fr. Mike, concluding with the rosary.
Clinton — “Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace” sessions will be held at The Canticle. Take time away to get re-energized, re-focused and learn ways to live a more balanced life. Session 1: Oct. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m. or Nov. 7 from 6:45-8:15 p.m.; Session 2: Nov. 3 from 10-11:30 a.m. or Nov. 14 from 6:45-8:15 p.m.; Session 3: Nov. 10 from 10:30 am.-noon or Nov. 28 from 6:45-8:15 p.m. It is not necessary to attend all three sessions. To sign up contact Sister Nancy Miller, OSF, at nmiller@ or (563) 242-7611.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is offering a workshop, Opening to Peace through Compassion, Nov. 12 from 1-5 p.m. This workshop borrows from the ancient wisdom teachings of many cultures to create opening and healing of the heart through meditation, chanting and dancing. Cost is $25 (includes time for sharing over a meal). To register contact (563) 336-8414 or
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.
Bettendorf — the St. John Vianney Haiti Committee is hosting a Halloween-themed trivia night Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the parish activity center. A prize will be awarded for the best costume. For questions or to sign up contact Ken Miller at (563) 332-8404.
Buffalo — St. Peter Parish is hosting an open house Oct. 29 from 2-4 p.m to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Burlington — Catholic Adult Fellowship Evenings take place every Wednesday from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the Notre Dame Cafeteria.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation Parish is hosting a holiday bazaar and luncheon Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Included is a quilt raffle, bake sale, silent auction, holiday items and local arts and crafts. The lunch includes homemade soups, hot sandwiches, desserts and more. Carry outs available.
Clinton — L’Arche Clinton is hosting a trivia night Oct. 28 at the Moose Lodge, 1936 Lincolnway. Registra­tion is at 5:30 p.m. and trivia begins at 6 p.m. Participate in a costume contest judged by core members: prizes awarded for scariest, most original or funniest. Festivities include a silent auction, raffle and a bake sale. Cost is $10 per person.
Coralville — St Thomas More Parish is hosting a fall festival (with a Halloween twist) Oct. 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the parish hall. Bid on silent auction gift baskets and participate in hay rack rides, a costume contest, haunted house trail, mummy wrap race, decorate a pumpkin, trunk or treat and more!
Davenport — Women’s Choice Center’s annual fund­raising banquet will be Oct. 26 at the River Center. Dinner and program will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. A free-will donation will be accepted. Call (563) 332-0475 to register.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting a craft sale Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the gymnasium. Coffee and rolls will be served in the morning. A soup and sandwich lunch will also be available for purchase. The gym is wheel chair assessable. Vendors are invited as tables are still available to rent for $25 each. For more information call Liz at (563) 322-2424.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish is hosting a Christmas Carousel Bazaar on Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Buy handmade items, baked goods and raffle tickets. Breakfast and lunch items will be available.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings will be celebrating 25 years of ministry Oct. 22 from 2-4 p.m. at their retreat house, 5816 Telegraph Road in Davenport. Eagles’ Wings offers counseling from a Christian perspective, Spiritual Direction, workshops, Masses for healing and retreats.
Iowa City — St. Patrick Parish is hosting its annual bazaar Oct. 28 from 3:30-6 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Handmade items, raffles, bake sale. A Trunk or Treat will take place Oct. 29 from 2:30- 4 p.m.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish is hosting a fall festival Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at St. Vincent’s School. Buy baked items, candy, religious items, books, raffle tickets and more. A turkey dinner with the fixings will be served; adults eat for $10, children 12 years old and younger eat for $5. Carry-outs available.
Muscatine — A young adults “Holy Hour/Happy Hour” will take place Nov. 2. Meet at Ss. Mary & Mathias Church for happy hour at 6:30 p.m. and head to Wine Nutz in downtown Muscatine at 7 p.m. for fellowship.
Muscatine — The Muscatine Knights of Columbus’ Thanksgiving Dinner Benefit will take place Nov. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at Ss. Mary and Mathias School. Enjoy black angus beef, homemade noodles and more. A free will donation will be accepted to provide Thanksgiving dinners to local organizations and families in need.
Nichols — St. Mary Parish is hosting an auction and luncheon Nov. 5 in the parish hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the chicken and noodles/ham dinner luncheon and silent auction of homemade goods. Regular auction begins at 1 p.m.
Richmond — Holy Trinity Parish is hosting its annual pork loin and chicken dinner featuring beef and noodles Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Adults eat for $12, children ages 5-10 for $5, and free for children under 5 years old. Festivities include a country store, live auction (1 p.m.) and a raffle.
Tipton — The women of St. Mary Parish are hosting a craft fair, bazaar, cookie walk and luncheon Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the parish hall. The meal will include soup, sandwiches and homemade pie. Proceeds support local charities.

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