Nov 092017

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 — A Vocations Awareness Week prayer service and “come and see” gathering will take place Nov. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the St. Vincent Center. The event is being hosted by the Secular Franciscans. For more information contact Kent Ferris at ferris@ or (563) 299-6107.
Iowa City — The Byzantine Catholic Outreach in Iowa has changed service locations and times. Divine Liturgy is celebrated 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
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.
Bettendorf — St. Thomas Aquinas Guild of the Quad Cities will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on Nov. 18 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, 2546 Tech Drive. Rev. Jon Yarian will speak on “Gaining a Grip on Grief.” Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and a light breakfast will be served. For more information visit stthomas
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center’s Social Justice Film Festival will continue Nov. 16 with a showing of Food Chains. This film reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast foods and supermarkets. The movie will start at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle. There is no cost to attend.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings in Davenport is hosting an intro to unbound prayer ministry Nov. 30 from 7-8 p.m. For questions or to register call (563) 324-7263 or email
Dubuque, Iowa — Shalom Spirituality Center is hosting an event, Grieving Through the Holidays: Managing Grief in Times of Celebration, Nov. 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. Mary Potter Kenyon, a certified grief counselor, will offer a presentation. A free-will offering of $10 will be accepted. Advanced registration is required by calling (563) 582-3592 or sending an email to info@
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.
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.
Davenport — A Night to Shine informational meeting will take place Nov. 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Genesis Heart Institute East Campus, 1236 East Rusholme, in the lower level Adler Auditorium. Two separate Night to Shine events will take place in the Quad City area on Feb. 9 to offer a prom night experience to individuals with special needs.
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 wheelchair accessible. Vendors are invited as tables are still available to rent for $25 each. For more information call Liz at (563) 322-2424.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish is hosting its holiday bazaar Nov. 11 from 8-11 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. – noon. Enjoy kolaches and other baked goods and shop handcrafted Advent candles, other handmade goods and “attic treasures.”
Houghton — The Hootin’ Days committee is hosting a Schwartz’ Chicken fundraiser at the KC Hall Nov. 18 from 5-8 p.m.
Oxford — St. Mary Parish is hosting a “turkey bingo” and homemade soup and dessert luncheon Nov. 12. Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Bingo to follow. All funds raised will be used for the parish’s parish hall and faith formation center campaign.
Riverside — St. Mary Parish is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast fund­raiser for preservation and restoration of the church on Nov. 12 from 7 a.m.- noon. There will also be a bake sale.
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.
West Branch — St. Bernadette Parish is hosting a fall soup supper and bake sale Nov. 12 from 3-7 p.m. Homemade chicken noodle soup and chili is featured, along with dessert and a beverage. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-10 years old. Carryouts available. Festivities include a bake and craft sale, including many themed baskets.

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