May 052016

Davenport — Each Tuesday, the Fran­ciscan Peace Center offers TED Talk discussions on the Sisters of St. Francis’ Facebook page. The May 10 discussion is about ethnic diversity.
Burlington  — Catholics interested in centering prayer can participate in an ecumenical centering prayer group Monday nights from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church.
Coralville — St. Thomas More Parish is hosting a concert by composer, singer/songwriter, storyteller, humorist, catechist and evangelizer Jesse Manibusan May 6 at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Judy Duncan at: music
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 p.m. in McEleney Hall. Sessions began April 7 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 — St. Paul the Apostle is hosting a prayer vigil for all those in need of consolation in this Jubilee Year of Mercy May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Davenport — The next Natural Family Planning class series at St. Paul the Apostle Parish will begin May 8 from 3-6 p.m. Free childcare available. Register online at Contact Al and Beth Budelier with questions at (563) 324-7040.
Davenport — Father Ed O’Melia celebrates Mass every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Genesis West Hospital chapel.
Keokuk — Celebrate Holy Hour at All Saints Parish May 5, 19 and 26 at 7 p.m.
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.
Mount Pleasant — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting an evening of eucharistic adoration led by Irish tenor Mark Forrest June 9 at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
Clinton — Persons interested in putting a stop to human trafficking may attend meetings the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. in The Canticle. Call Lori Freudenberg at (563) 242-7611 for more information.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting a Pentecost preparation retreat day May 10 at 9:30 a.m. The day will end with Mass at 1 p.m. Bring a sack lunch. There is no cost to attend and no need to register in advance.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting “Don’t Quit – Surrender” May 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with social worker Jean Simpson. Participate in activities, reflections and sharing exercises related to recovery and finding purpose. Fee is $20. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or
Wheatland — Come to the Quiet and take in the gift of beauty May 12 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat. Pat Shea will lead the event. Cost is $20. Register at (563) 336-8414 or olpretreat
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting a prairie field day featuring local educators on land development and enhancement June 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee is $20. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a concert by cathedral organist Heidi Hansen May 8 at 2 p.m. She will showcase pieces by Bach, Schumann and more. Free will offering.
Iowa City — St. Wenceslaus Parish is hosting its Altar & Rosary Society Plant Sale May 7 in the church hall.
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.
Keokuk — Enjoy a fish fry at the Knights of Columbus May 6 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center, together with Northend Outreach Ministries, is seeking volunteers for its Summer Food Program. Volunteers may help offer free meals to children up to 18 years of age and help them with check in, among other duties. Training will be provided and is mandatory; training schedule TBA. The program runs weekdays June 6-Aug. 12 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. To become a volunteer, email dproyer66 with your name, phone number, and days you prefer to volunteer.

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