May 262016

Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center hosts Ted Talk discussions every Tuesday on the Sisters of St. Francis Facebook page. View the May 31 talk, Alexander Betts – “Our Refugee System is Failing. Here’s How We Can Fix It,” then join conversations beginning at 11 a.m. on the Facebook page. Read what others have to say on the topics and contribute as much or as little as you like.
Davenport — Eastern Iowa Contem­plative Outreach is having a reunion to celebrate those who started the organization and the many years of service it has provided. It will take place June 4 at 1 p.m. at Northwest Park Pavilion from noon-4 p.m. All are welcome, whether part of the organization or not. RSVP to Stephanie Haskins at SAH1205 or (563) 221-1982 if you know in advance that you will be attending.
Keokuk — Celebrate Holy Hour at All Saints Parish June 2 at 7 p.m.
Sugar Creek — Ss. Mary & Joseph Parish is celebrating a Corpus Christi Mass and procession May 28 at 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at the parish hall following the procession.
Iowa City — Iowa City Hospice is hosting a children’s day camp June 18, Kamp Kaleidoscope, for children ages five through 18 years old who have experienced the death of a loved one. It will take place at River Community Church from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information and/or to register, call (319) 351-5665. Deadline to register is June 15. No cost to attend.
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center is hosting a silent preached retreat at The Canticle, home of the Sisters of St. Francis, June 2-7. The contemplative retreat will be facilitated by Father Goergen, a Dominican priest, professor, retreat master and author. Register at or call (563) 242-7611 for more information. Deposit is $25 and a suggested offering is $100 for retreat and meals only, $225 for retreat, meals and a private room and $175 for retreat, meals and a semi-private room.
Wheatland — “Meet”GK Chesterton at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat June 4 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Explore the defender of Catholic Christianity’s body of literature. Fee is $20.
To register contact
(563) 336-8414 or
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
Wheatland — Learn to use clay as prayer at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat June 9 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with Sister Kathleen Storms. Limited to eight participants. Fee is $35. To register contact (563) 336-8414 or
Keokuk — A parish picnic will take place in the St. Vincent’s School cafeteria following 10 a.m. Mass June 5.
Bettendorf — Persons interested in volunteering with the Women’s Choice Center can attend an informational meeting June 14 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Center. RSVP to Kathy at (563) 332—0475 or

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