Oct 262017

Davenport — A Grief Support Group at St. Anthony Parish meets every Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m. in the church library. For more information contact Dennis at (563) 332-1396, Ginny at (309) 523-9251, Sue at (563) 381-9050 or the parish secretary at (563) 322-3303.
Davenport — Save the date for a free educational symposium for healthcare professionals and faith community leaders which will take place Dec. 15 at Genesis Heart Institute.
Iowa City — Iowa City Hospice hosts regular support groups and events for those affected by loss and grief. For a listing of events visit
icgriefsupport or call Kara at (319) 688-4218.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings monthly Mass with prayers for healing will take place Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. Adoration begins at noon. Confessions will be heard.
Clinton — ACEs Interface Training, an in-depth look at adverse childhood ex­periences (ACEs) designed for educators, human services providers, law enforcement, and others concerned about the resiliency and well-being of individuals who have experienced trauma, will be offered Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Clinton Community College Technology Center, Rm. 15. The training is co-sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis in Clinton. Register by Nov. 3; call (888) 336-3907.
Muscatine — Learn about “The Messages of Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary” Nov. 4 from noon – 4 p.m. at Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish. Father Mike Phillips will host an afternoon of Mass, prayer, music and talks. Mass at noon, followed by two talks by Fr. Mike, concluding with the rosary.
Clinton — “Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace” sessions will be held at The Canticle. Take time away to get re-energized, re-focused and learn ways to live a more balanced life. Session 1: Oct. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m. or Nov. 7 from 6:45-8:15 p.m.; Session 2: Nov. 3 from 10-11:30 a.m. or Nov. 14 from 6:45-8:15 p.m.; Session 3: Nov. 10 from 10:30 am.-noon or Nov. 28 from 6:45-8:15 p.m. It is not necessary to attend all three sessions. To sign up contact Sister Nancy Miller, OSF, at nmiller@ or (563) 242-7611.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat is offering a workshop, Opening to Peace through Com­passion, Nov. 12 from 1-5 p.m. This workshop borrows from the ancient wisdom teachings of many cultures to create opening and healing of the heart through meditation, chanting and dancing. Cost is $25 (includes time for sharing over a meal). To register contact (563) 336-8414 or
Bettendorf —Widows and Widowers from St. John Vianney Parish meet the third Wednesday of each month at noon in the dining room at Bettendorf Hy-Vee, 2900 Devils Glen Rd. Purchase what you want for lunch. This is a time of hospitality.
Bettendorf — the St. John Vianney Haiti Committee is hosting a Halloween-themed trivia night Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the parish activity center. A prize will be awarded for the best costume. For questions or to sign up contact Ken Miller at (563) 332-8404.
Buffalo — St. Peter Parish is hosting an open house Oct. 29 from 2-4 p.m to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Burlington — Catholic Adult Fellowship Evenings take place every Wednesday from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the Notre Dame Cafeteria.
Camanche — Church of the Visitation Parish is hosting a holiday bazaar and luncheon Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Included is a quilt raffle, bake sale, silent auction, holiday items and local arts and crafts. The lunch includes homemade soups, hot sandwiches, desserts and more. Carry outs available.
Clinton — L’Arche Clinton is hosting a trivia night Oct. 28 at the Moose Lodge, 1936 Lincolnway. Registra­tion is at 5:30 p.m. and trivia begins at 6 p.m. Participate in a costume contest judged by core members: prizes awarded for scariest, most original or funniest. Festivities include a silent auction, raffle and a bake sale. Cost is $10 per person.
Davenport — St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting a craft sale Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the gymnasium. Coffee and rolls will be served in the morning. A soup and sandwich lunch will also be available for purchase. The gym is wheel chair assessable. Vendors are invited as tables are still available to rent for $25 each. For more information call Liz at (563) 322-2424.
Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish is hosting a Christmas Carousel Bazaar on Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Buy handmade items, baked goods and raffle tickets. Breakfast and lunch items will be available.
Davenport — Cinderella’s Cellar Christmas Open House id Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 230 West 35th St. There will be hundreds of Christmas items available including trees, wreaths, decorations, clothing, gifts and housewares, along with the usual items and furniture. Proceeds benefit the Kahl Home and other local non-profit organizations at Christmas time.
Iowa City — St. Patrick Parish is hosting its annual bazaar Oct. 28 from 3:30-6 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Handmade items, raffles, bake sale. A Trunk or Treat will take place Oct. 29 from 2:30-4 p.m.
Keokuk — All Saints Parish is hosting a fall festival Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at St. Vincent’s School. Buy baked items, candy, religious items, books, raffle tickets and more. A turkey dinner with the fixings will be served; adults eat for $10, children 12 years old and younger eat for $5. Carry-outs available.
Muscatine — A young adults “Holy Hour/Happy Hour” will take place Nov. 2. Meet at Ss. Mary & Mathias Church for happy hour at 6:30 p.m. and head to Wine Nutz in downtown Muscatine at 7 p.m. for fellowship.
Muscatine — The Muscatine Knights of Columbus’ Thanks­giving Dinner Benefit will take place Nov. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at Ss. Mary and Mathias School. Enjoy black angus beef, homemade noodles and more. A free will donation will be accepted to provide Thanksgiving dinners to local organizations and families in need.
Nichols — St. Mary Parish is hosting an auction and luncheon Nov. 5 in the parish hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the chicken and noodles/ham dinner luncheon and silent auction of homemade goods. Regular auction begins at 1 p.m.
Oskaloosa – Council 4108 Knights of Columbus’ annual turkey dinner will be served Nov. 2 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at the St. Mary Parish Center. Adults eat for $10; carry-outs available.
Ottumwa — St. Patrick Parish is hosting a fall dinner/raffle/
silent auction Nov. 5. A roast beef and oven-fried chicken dinner will be served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost for the dinner is $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for children ages 4-12 years old, and free for children under four years old.
Richmond — Holy Trinity Parish is hosting its annual pork loin and chicken dinner featuring beef and noodles Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Adults eat for $12, children ages 5-10 for $5, and free for children under 5 years old. Festivities include a country store, live auction (1 p.m.) and a raffle.
Tipton — The women of St. Mary Parish are hosting a craft fair, bazaar, cookie walk and luncheon Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the parish hall. The meal will include soup, sandwiches and homemade pie. Proceeds support local charities.

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