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Albia — Knights of Columbus will hold fish fries on Fridays during Lent from 5-7 p.m. at the KC Hall.

Clinton — Knights of Columbus fish fries will take place at St. Boniface Hall on Fridays through March 26 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Menu includes fried or baked fish, baked potato, French fries, coleslaw, applesauce, bread and drink. Grilled cheese sandwiches will be available. Cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 3-12 and free for children younger than 3. Seven jumbo shrimp will cost $8. Carryouts willl be available.

Davenport — St Alphonsus fish fries take place every Friday during Lent except Good Friday. Menu includes beer batter fried and baked fish, potatoes, onion rings, coleslaw, desserts and beverages. All you can eat: Cost for adults is $8 and cost for children is $3. Serving 4-7 p.m. Carryouts are available. Call (563) 322-0987 for more information.


DeWitt — Fish fries will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall Fridays through April 2 from 5-7:30 p.m. Menu includes all-you-care-to-eat whole catfish and fillets, or a single serving of boiled shrimp, and baked potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, pudding, dinner rolls and beverages. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12. Proceeds benefit the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph School and the St. Joseph youth group’s service trip. For carryouts and delivery, call (563) 659-3640.

Harper — Knights of Columbus will hold fish fries March 5, 12, 19  and 26 from 5-8 p.m. All will be held in the KC hall, except the dinner on March 12, which will be at St. Mary Parish’s hall in Sigourney. Whole catfish will be served.

Iowa City — Knights of Columbus fish dinners will take place each Friday through March 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the KC Family Center. Menu includes catfish  for $9, shrimp for $10, salmon for $12, spaghetti, sides and beverages.

Knoxville — Knights of Columbus fish fries will take place at St. Anthony Parish Fridays during Lent at 6 p.m.

Mount Pleasant — Fish fries will take place in Manning Hall on Fridays during Lent.

Newton — Knights of Columbus fish fries will take place on Fridays at 5 p.m.  through March 26 at the McCann Center.

Pella — Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry at St. Mary Church from 6-8 p.m March 5, 12, 19 and 26.

West Liberty — Knights of Columbus fish fries will take place at St. Joseph Parish Life Center March 5, 19 and 26 from 5-7:30 p.m. Menu includes catfish fillets, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, bread, dessert, coffee, lemonade and iced tea. Cost for adults is $8.50, and cost for children younger than 13 is $4.


Albia — Stations of the Cross will be held each Friday during Lent at 5:10 p.m. at St. Mary Church.

Bettendorf — A communal penance service will be held at 7 p.m. March 8 at St. John Vianney Parish.

Camanche — A soup and sandwich supper will be held on Wednesday evenings during Lent at 6 p.m. followed by the rosary at 6:45 p.m. and Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. at Church of the Visitation.

Davenport — Our Lady of Victory Parish will offer Stations of the Cross at 6 p.m., soup suppers at 6:30 p.m. and prayer reflections at 7:15 p.m. each Friday during Lent.

Davenport — Adoration will take place each Wednesday during Lent from 4-5 p.m. at St. Mary Church. Mass is at 5:30 p.m., with a soup supper to follow in the parish center.

Hills — Msgr. Marvin Mottet will celebrate a healing Mass at St. Joseph Church March 5 at 7 p.m. Confessions will be heard at 6:15 p.m.

Pella — St. Mary Parish will offer Stations of the Cross March 12, 18, 19, 26 and April 2 at 3 p.m. No stations will be held March 5.


Albia — A six-week Lenten study, “Your Spiritual Garden: Tending to the Presence of God” by Pegge Bernecker, will be held each Monday at 1:30 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary Parish.

Clinton — On March 10 at St. Boniface Hall, people will gather at 6 p.m. for Peace Soup:  a dinner and Lenten discussion series. Deacon Art Donart of Thompson, Ill., will discuss the role of microfinancing in alleviating poverty at home and abroad, including the impact of Fair Trade practices.

Harper — A public auction of contents of St. Elizabeth Church will take place at 20456 285th St. March 20 at 10 a.m. Stained-glass windows, statues, Stations of the Cross, pews, bells, candle holders, kneelers, altar linens and other items will be auctioned. Items must be paid for on March 20.

Iowa City — St. Patrick Church is offering a Lenten reflection group entitled, “The Way of Suffering as a Way of Redemption.” Those who are living with illness, as well as family members and caretakers, are invited. This group will meet weekly through the Lenten season on Tuesdays (March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30) from 7-8:30 p.m. in the parlor at St. Patrick Church. The group will be co-led by David Klemm, a professor of theology and ethics at the University of Iowa, and his wife, Catherine Deming, a licensed mental health counselor with the Counseling Center of Iowa City.


Davenport — Father Marty Goetz will speak on vocations during Theology on Tap for young adults March 11 at 7 p.m. at Phil & Larry’s Saloon.

Fort Madison — Holy Family Parish will host a turkey dinner and bake sale March 14 at McAleer Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, salad, homemade pies and drinks.

Iowa City — St. Patrick Parish will host a potluck party to honor its patron saint on Saturday, March 6. Irish music begins at 3:45 p.m.; Mass begins at 4:30 p.m., and a potluck will follow in the social hall. Corned beef and cabbage, chicken and hot dogs, drinks and table service will be provided. There will be fun, festivities and entertainment. Donate $1 for a chance to win a pot o’gold. All ages are welcome.

Lone Tree — St. Mary parishes in Lone Tree and Nichols will hold a pancake breakfast with sausage, ham and eggs March 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lone Tree American Legion. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.

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