Apr 092015

Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center Social Justice Film Fest continues April 21 with Gasland, a film about the natural gas driling boom. Screening starts at 6:30 p.m.; event is free and open to the public.
Davenport — A panel discussion at St. Ambrose University will explore how the faith and spiritual life of health care practitioners shape their choices and help them make sense of their work. “Faith and Medicine” will take place April 15 at 7 p.m. in the Rogalski Center.
Davenport — A public conference, “Crisis Upon Crisis in the Middle East: Is Change Possible?” will take place April 24 at St. Ambrose University. Seating is limited; reservations may be made by contacting Ryan Dye at (563) 333-6389 or DyeRyanD
Burlington — The CAFÉ (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) will take place April 15 at 6:45 p.m. in the Notre Dame cafeteria. The theme is Catholic women, presented by Erica Edle.
Clinton  — Jesus Christ, Prince of Peace Parish is hosting an 8-week Oremus Catholic prayer study on Mondays from March 9 through May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Cost is $15 for workbooks. Contact Deacon Jeff Scheutzle for more information at
Centerville — Jim Ennis, executive director of Catholic Rural Life, will speak at St. Mary Church April 11 at 9 a.m. There is no cost to attend, and lunch is included. The event is part of the Justice and Peace Speaker Series in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Reser-vations requested: contact Brother Daryl Char­ron, C.PP.S.,  at daryl. or (816) 835-0344.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting its first SWAP meeting of the year April 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting will include praise, worship and a short teaching, followed by adoration in the chapel.
Davenport — Assumption High School’s 29th annual April Knight, “Big Fright on April Knight,” will take place April 17. Cost per person is $65 through April 10, $75 after April 10 and $100 at the door.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Guests are encouraged to dress in a spooky/ scary theme.  For more information   visit or contact Susie Foster at (563) 326-5313 x 281 or
Iowa City — The next Worldwide Marri­age Encounter weekend will take place May 1-3 at the Highlander Clarion Hotel.  There is a $50 application fee for the weekend and a donation is requested at the close of the weekend to help cover expenses.  To sign up for a weekend visit iowa-wwme. org. For more information call Jeff or Janet Francois at (563) 608-3305.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish is celebrating holy hour April 22 at 7 p.m.
Moline, Ill. — The Secular Discalced Carmelite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah is hosting prayer sessions in the tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross at St. Mary Parish. The prayer sessions will take place at 1 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month. Call Annette at (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 323-1719 with questions.
Coralville — The Iowa Knights of Columbus 114th annual State Convention will take place April 10 through 12 at the Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The theme of the convention is “Go Make a Difference” in response to Pope Francis’ call for greater involvement of Catholic laymen in the works of New Evangel-ization. For more information or to reserve a room visit
Fairfield — St. Mary Parish is hosting a “wine and canvas” fundraiser in the social hall April 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. Register at or call  (515) 829-0661.
Iowa City — A Culture of Life dinner will take place at St. Wenceslaus Parish Hall May 2 at 5 p.m. Register at or call (319) 400-5695 for more information.
Keokuk — Showboat Saturday Night will take place at St. Vincent School April 11 from 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Admission is $20; Italian dinner and musical entertainment included. Proceeds will go toward Keokuk Catholic Schools’ capital improvement/brick fund.
Ottumwa — St. Mary of the Visitation Parish is offering raffle tickets for a grand prize of $10,000 and other prize amounts ranging from $250 to $2,000. Ticket price is $100 and only 500 will be sold. The main event drawing will take place April 12. For more information call (641) 682-4559.
Wilton — A spring dinner will take place at St. Mary Church April 19 from noon to 3 p.m. Family-style ham and turkey dinner will be served. Adults pay $10, and children ages 5 to 10 pay $5. Children 4 and under eat free. Carry-outs available.

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