Upcoming events



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 through March 26. 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 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.

Mechanicsville — Knights of Columbus are holding a fish fry  March 19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at St. Mary Church. All-you-can-eat menu includes fish, baked potato, French fries, coleslaw, bread, dessert, coffee and lemonade. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children younger than 5.  Carryouts will be available.

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 12, 19 and 26.


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

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 — A healing Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Cathedral March 18 at 7:15 p.m. Confessions will begin at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

Rock Island, Ill. — The Newman Singers, a liturgical and concert group from the Newman Catholic Student Center in Iowa City, will provide music at the March 14 6 p.m. Mass at St. Pius X Church in Rock Island. A concert will follow at 7:30 p.m. in the church. The Newman Singers are under the direction of director and composer Joe Mattingly. The concert is free with a free-will offering being taken. For further information please contact Karen Manning at (309) 738-7458.


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 —  A “Peace Soup” discussion and dinner will take place at St. Boniface Hall March 17 at 6 p.m. A panel of people who work with impoverished people in Clinton will address local conditions and ways to improve. The panel includes Paula Mallory, Benevolent Society; Shawna Kent, Jefferson School; Reagan Michaelson, Information, Referral and Assistance Service; and Brian Galusha, assistant department chair, Clinton High School.

Cosgrove —  The Cosgrove Annual Blood Drive will take place March 11 from 3-7 p.m. at St. Peter Church Hall. Contact Trish Rohret  at (319) 545-2086 or trishrohret@earthlink.net for appointments. Walk-ins are welcome.

Harper — A public auction of contents of St. Elizabeth Church will take place at 20456 285th St. March 20 at 10 a.m. Items must be paid for on March 20.

Iowa City — A kickoff rally for the Walk for Life will take place March 13 from 10-11 a.m. at Choices Medical Clinic. The event is for anyone who would like to help with the walk and for all liaisons.

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 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.

Iowa City — The Davenport Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will hold its annual meeting April 15 at St. Patrick Church. The day will include Mass with Bishop Martin Amos, tours of St. Patrick Church, installation of 2010-12 officers, speakers Sister Marie Vittetoe and Father Ed Fitzpatrick, awarding of DCCW scholarships, a gourmet luncheon and Irish entertainment. All Catholic women in the diocese are welcome. Cost is $15.

Wilton — St. Mary Parish is hosting GriefShare sessions on Sundays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the church. The series, sponsored by the Durant-Wilton Ministerial Association, is a weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. People may participate in any sessions they choose. For more information contact St. Mary’s at (563) 732-2271, or Gloria Dei Lutheran, Durant, (563) 785-4936, or John Lyons in Wilton at (563) 349-0920.


Keota — A Christ in Others Retreat will take place March 26-28 at Holy Trinity Parish Center. The retreat is for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and is a weekend of reflection about family and relationships. Call Bill and Denise Clarahan at (319) 461-5387 or (319) 694-3072 for more information.


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.

Wilton — The Newman Singers from the Newman Catholic Student Center at the University of Iowa will give a concert at St. Mary Church at 7 p.m. March 15.

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