Jan 282016

Coralville — John Paul II Medical Research Institute is hosting a Rare Genetic Disease Program seminar Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at the BioVentures Center at 2500 Crosspark Rd. This event is open to the public. RSVP at or call (319) 688-7367 with questions.
Davenport — St. Ambrose University is hosting an art exhibit featuring prints and fine art books concerned with bridges as both subject and metaphor at Galvin Fine Arts Center’s Catich Gallery through Feb. 26. Open hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m daily. For more information contact Christopher Reno (563) 333-6444 or
Davenport — Learn about hospice care and how it may benefit someone you care for and your family at Kahl Home Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. A discussion will include facts vs. myths, when to discuss the topic of hospice with loved ones, and the possibilities of care and support. RSVP to Kahl Home’s receptionist at (563) 324-1621.
Burlington — Cafe (Catholic Adult Fellowship Evening) continues Feb. 3 from 6:45-8 p.m. in the Notre Dame cafeteria with a presentation on foster parenting.
Davenport — Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Life’s Little Treasures Resale Shop Jan. 31 from 1-5 p.m. at the store location at 2906 Brady St. Quad City Right to Life will highlight its pro-life educational area, showing a 3-D ultrasound video and giving away pro-life items. There will be a drawing every hour for a $25 store gift certificate. Refreshments will be served.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Parish is offering weeknight Masses at 5:30 p.m. during Lent, with adoration following until 11 p.m. Additionally, Catholics can go to confession Wednes­day evenings from 7 p.m. until all confessions are heard.
Davenport — St. Anthony’s grief support group is offered every Tuesday from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the old school building behind the church. Each session is stand-alone. For questions contact Dennis at (563) 332-1396.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a grief ministry for those enduring any type of hurt. The group meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in McEleney Hall. Sessions began Jan. 14 and run for 10 weeks. The group consists of listening, sharing, hands-on activities and prayer. For more information contact Judi Droll at (563) 322-3665 or (563) 340-6196.
Davenport — Father Ed O’Melia celebrates Mass every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Genesis West Hospital chapel.
Iowa City — St. Thomas More’s Stephen Ministry is hosting a talk about resiliency Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Carla Melby-Oetken from the Uni­versity of Iowa’s liveWELL program will present an introduction to building resiliency. She will discuss how to develop and improve resiliency and explain the role faith and spiritual practices play in helping individuals recover from difficulties.
Keokuk — Pray the Rosary at All Saints Parish Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.
Ankeny, Iowa — Take part in a Catholic Worldwide Marriage Encounter Feb. 12-14 at the Best Western Metro. To register or for more information visit or call (563) 920-4352.
Davenport — The Christian Service Committee of Our Lady of Victory Parish is sponsoring an ecumenical renewal day for all adults with disabilities and their family and friends. This spiritual event will take place on Feb. 27 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the parish center. Cost is $15 for retreatants and $10 for volunteers. The day will be filled with talks, discussions, crafts and singing. For questions, information or to inquire about volunteering, call Karen at (563) 210-3470.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish-Davenport is hosting Christian Experience Weekends (CEWs) for women and men. The women’s weekend is Feb. 5-7 and the men’s weekend is March 4-6. The weekends begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening and end Sun­day afternoon at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $35 and includes meals, snacks and refreshments and comfortable sleeping quarters with shower facilities. Advance registration is requested: call Dannielle Meister (563) 505-0340 or Cliff Tappa (563) 285-9376.
Long Grove — The St Ann Parish-Long Grove and Our Lady of the River Parish-LeClaire are co-hosting a Christian Experience Weekend (CEW) at the Long Grove parish. The men’s weekend will occur Jan. 29-31. For more information
contact Tim Lane at (563) 320-9161 or
Wheatland — Come to the Quiet at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat Jan. 29-31 for a men’s retreat on mercy. For questions or to sign up call (563) 336-8414.
Grand Mound — Ss. Philip & James Parish is hosting a Soup-er Bowl Sunday lunch Feb. 7. Mass will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m. The all-you-can-eat soup lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Adults pay $6, children eat for $3. Call (563) 847-7572 by Feb. 6 to preorder deliveries for home-bound persons.
Iowa City — Young Adult Catholics (Y.A.C.) meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in the Zaga Room downstairs.
Ottumwa — St. Mary of the Visitation Parish is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner Jan. 31 in the church hall. Serving times are 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-10 and free for children 3 and younger. Call (641) 682-4559 or (641) 683-1537 for more information. Carry-outs available.

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