Aug 202015

Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center’s ongoing Social Justice Film Fest will continue Aug. 20 with “Beating the Bomb.” The screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. at The Canticle. Free and open to the public. For more information visit www. or call (563) 242-7611.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish is offering a GriefShare Ministry Sundays from 2-4 p.m. in the Health Ministry area in the lower level of the church. The group will meet each Sunday except Sept. 6 and 27. Materials are provided; no fee is charged. Call (563) 332-7910, x122 to register.
Burlington — Women’s prayer group meets every Thursday at St. John’s chapel from 1:30-2:30 p.m. E-mail questions to Betty
Cedar Rapids — St. Theresa of Jesus Discalced Carmelite Secular Community is hosting a celebration in honor of St. Teresa of Avila’s 500th birthday Sept. 12 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Parish. RSVP to
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a 24 part study on the Bible Timeline starting Sept. 14. Participants can attend Mondays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Study set is $40; make payment at the first class. Register online at, after Masses or by calling the parish office at (563) 322-7994.
Davenport — A Healing Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Aug. 21. Confessions will be heard at 6:15 p.m., Mass will be celebrated at 7:15 p.m. Individual prayers for healing to follow.
Iowa City — Pro-life rosary prayer will take place Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at St. Wenceslaus Church. Contact Mary Anderson with questions at
Keokuk — All Saints Parish will celebrate holy hour Aug. 26 at 7 p.m.
Wheatland — The fifth-annual Spirit of the Prairie, with proceeds benefitting Our Lady of the Prairie programs, will take place Aug. 23 from 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy music and locally produced food, wines and beer. Fee is $40. From Aug. 28-30, guests can get into the Gospel message of mercy with John McHugh and Janet Mallak, SSND. Fee is $100. To register contact: (563) 336-8414 or
Cosgrove — St. Peter Parish is hosting a Pork Day Aug. 23. The day begins with a Polka Mass at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church; 11 a.m. to close in the outdoor tent. Children’s activities available, auction at 2 p.m. $5,000 cash drawing. Call the parish or email Julie for more information e-mail
Davenport — The Hispanic community at St. Mary Parish is hosting a parish festival Sept. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be authentic, homemade Mexican food and drinks. All proceeds go to benefit the parish.
Davenport — On Aug. 20, Quad Cities Interfaith is hosting Asemblea de Direchos Civiles in their pilgrimage across Iowa for immigration reform. A procession from the corner of 4th and Main to the Irish Memorial at the corner of 2nd and Harrison in Davenport will begin at 4:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., there will be a prayer vigil and call to action. A potluck dinners with the leaders from Asemblea will take place at 4224 Ricker Hill Road in Davenport; bring a dish to share. Call QCI at (563) 322-4910 for more information.
Davenport — Assumption High School Century Club members are invited to an annual steak fry on Aug. 22. Those interested in becoming Century Club members can fill out a form online at or contact Bill Bush at (563) 349-1241 or
Georgetown — The annual God’s Portion weekend will take place Sept. 5 and 6. A golf outing will take place Sept. 5 at Albia Country Club — call (641) 777-9687 to pre-register by Aug. 31. Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s at 10 a.m. Sept. 6, followed by a roast beef and chicken dinner with country store and kids’ games. Live auction at 1:30 p.m.; lawn social at 3:30 p.m.
Petersville — Immaculate Conception Parish is hosting a beef and pork dinner Aug. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults eat for $10, children for $5. Carry out available, handicap accessible.
Solon — St. Mary Parish is hosting a Harvest Fest Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Chicken dinner is $10 for ages 13 to adult, $6 for children ages 6 through 12. Tickets can be purchased at the church office or the door. There will be children and family activities, a country store and silent auction and raffle. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20. First prize is season tickets to the Hawkeye’s men’s basketball games for two, second prize is $500 and third prize is $250.

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