Upcoming events



Altoona —  Father John Mark, Intercessor of the Lamb, from Omaha, will be at St. John and Paul Parish in Altoona on June 23. Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. and followed by the  talk “Called to Holiness: Dare to be Different.” For more information, call Pat at (515) 279-6184.


Davenport — A healing Mass will be celebrated June 18 at Sacred Heart Cathedral at 10th and Iowa streets. The theme will be healing of marriages and families. Confessions begin at 6 p.m.; praise music begins at 6:45 p.m. and Mass begins at 7:15 p.m.


Fort Madison — A Corpus Christi procession will take place after 4 p.m. Mass June 13 at Sacred Heart Church. A fish fry will follow in Roling Hall.

Lost Nation — Msgr. Marvin Mottet will preside at a healing Mass at Sacred Heart Church June 19. Reconciliation will begin at 6 p.m.; praise music will begin at 6:30 p.m., and Mass will begin at 7 p.m.

Moline, Ill. — Christ Child Society, Quad-Cities Chapter, will hold a pinning ceremony for members during the 8:30 a.m. Mass June 20 at Sacred Heart Parish in Moline, Ill. Brunch will follow. The Christ Child Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children in need in our community. The Quad-Cities Chapter currently works with Trinity hospitals and the Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf.

Muscatine — Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish will host a Corpus Christi procession June 14 after 11:30 a.m. Mass in English and Spanish at St. Mathias Church. The Eucharist will be exposed during the procession, which  will follow a route down Pine Street to Eighth Street to Iowa Avenue to Fifth Street, then back to Pine Street and up to St. Mathias.  Refreshments will follow.

Sugar Creek — Ss. Mary & Joseph Parish will host its 154th annual Corpus Christi Mass and procession June 13 at 4:30 p.m. The celebration will take place at St. Joseph Church, 3218 110th St., Preston. Dinner will follow at the parish hall.


Davenport — A workshop for laity in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (the “Latin Mass”) will be held Saturday, June 13, at St. Anthony Church. The workshop will be led by Father Scott Haynes, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and costs $10 for students, $20 for individuals and $50 for families. For registration, see www.unavoceqc.com.


Bettendorf — A lunch benefit for Tamie Busse will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 14, in the Lourdes Catholic School gym, 1453 Mississippi Blvd. Busse has taught at Lourdes Catholic School for 21 years and was recently diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. A donation of $5 per person for the benefit is requested. Lunch includes tacos, rice, beans, chips and salsa, desert and beverage.

Hills — St. Joseph Church will host a farmers’ market every Saturday beginning June 6 from 8 a.m. to noon in the church parking lot. Vendors may call (319) 679-2271 to reserve a space. No fee is required, but donations are appreciated.

Iowa City — A “Kiss the Pig Hoedown” for St. Patrick Parish will take place from 6-8 p.m. June 13 across the street from the site of the new church, 4330 St. Patrick’s Drive, off Lower West Branch Road. Father Rudolph Juarez, pastor, will kiss a pig as the culmination of a youth fundraiser. A barbecue meal will cost $5 per person. Country music, kids games and photo opportunities will be available for free.

LeClaire — Our Lady of the River Church will host a garage sale June 11 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and June 13 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Muscatine — Knights of Columbus will host a luncheon June 14 at 2 p.m. in the Bishop Hayes Catholic School gym. Mark Reed, CEO of Iowa Special Olympics, will speak. Corey Leonard, a global messenger for Special Olympics, also will speak. Cost is $7.50 per person. Menu includes BBQ pork sandwiches and two sides. Advance tickets are available from Ron Miller at (563) 263-9996 or Joe Harper at (563) 264-1069. Reservations are needed before June 12.

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