Aug 252016

Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis present “movies that matter” monthly at The Canticle. One Peace at a Time will be shown Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Clinton — The Franciscan Peace Center hosts Ted Talk discussions every Tuesday on the Sisters of St. Francis Facebook page.
Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish will offer GRIEFSHARE, a Christian-based support program for people experiencing grief, Sunday afternoons from 2-4 p.m. from Aug. 21-Nov. 20 (no 9/4 meeting). For location, contact the parish at (563) 332-7910 and ask for Health Ministry, ext. 122. Leave a voice mail message with name, telephone number and e-mail address. A health minister will contact you about the location of sessions.
Bettendorf — Widows and Widowers from St. John Vianney Parish in Bettendorf meet the third Wednesday of each month at noon in the dining room at Bettendorf Hy-Vee, 2900 Devils Glen Road. Purchase what you want for lunch.
Davenport — St. Paul the Apostle Parish is hosting a grief ministry for those enduring any type of hurt. The group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6-8 p.m. in McEleney Hall. Sessions begin Sept. 6. 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.
Keokuk — All Saints will have eucharistic adoration Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.
Lancaster, Wis. — The annual Father Samuel Mazzu­chelli Memorial Mass and dinner will take place at 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at St. Patrick Church.
Muscatine — A healing Mass will be held Sept. 8 at Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish. Confessions at 6 p.m., praise and worship music at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7 p.m. After Mass, stay and have the opportunity to be prayed over.
Bettendorf — Called and Gifted classes will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes beginning Sept. 12 from 6:30-9 p.m. The program consists of two 5-week sessions. For registration information or questions, please contact: Cheryl at cbroglak@, phone: (563) 343-2834 or Maureen at iowa, phone: (563) 940-5921.
Muscatine — Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish will host a parish mission for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Father Greg Bramlage will celebrate weekend Masses Sept. 10 and 11. Then the mission will be held Sept. 12, 13 and 14 beginning at 6 p.m. at the parish, 215 W. 8th St., Muscatine. Childcare available.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is hosting a Pentecost-focused retreat, “Do Not Resist the Holy Spirit,” Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost is $30. To register call (563) 336-8414 or send an email to
Clinton — The Sisters of St. Francis will celebrate 150 years as a congregation with a reunion the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2. To join the celebration, call for tickets at (563) 242-7611 or go to the website (ticket deadline is Sept. 1) at
Clinton — Clinton Catholic School Alumni are hosting a Shamrockin’ Reunion Sept. 17-18. Sept. 17 activities include a tour of the Catholiic Historical Center at St. Boniiface from 2-4 p.m., Mass at Prince of Peace Catholic Church at 5 p.m. and dinner at Rastrelli’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy breakfast at Prince of Peace Catholic School Sept. 18 from 8-10 a.m. Dinner is $25, other events are by free will donation. RSVP by Sept. 3. Call Karen Witt at (563) 242-1663 with questions.
Davenport — Holy Family Parish is hosting a homecoming celebration Sept. 18. An outdoor Mass starts the day at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch (free will offering) and festivities until the closing at 2 p.m.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus will have a parish festival Aug. 27 from 5-9 p.m. Raffle, games, silent auction, food and refreshments. Country store rummage sale in the gym on Aug. 25 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call (563) 322-0987 for additional information.
Petersville — Immaculate Conception Parish will serve its annual beef and pork dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 28. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Mass will be celebrated in the church at 11 a.m. Also a country store and raffle will be held. Carryouts available. The event is handicap accessible.
Riverside — St. Mary Parish is hosting its annual Labor Day celebration Sept. 5. Dinner served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., auction at 2:30 p.m. Crafts, games and raffles throughout the day.
Solon — St. Mary Parish is hosting a harvest festival Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chicken dinner will be served: Adults pay $8, children 6-17 years old pay $5 and children 5 years old and under eat free.
Tipton — St. Mary Parish is hosting an ice cream social Aug. 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Maid rites, hot dogs, tacos, sides, desserts and ice cream will be served. Adults pay $8, children 6-17 years old pay $5. Free for children 5 years old and under.
Washington — St. James Parish is hosting a fall festival Sept. 11. Dinner is served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Country store opens at 9 a.m. Adults pay $10, children 6-17 years old pay $5. Free for children 5 years old and under.

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