Upcoming events



Clinton — The role of ordinary citizens in influencing next month’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference and achieving global security without nuclear weapons will be explained at a symposium entitled “Getting to Zero: Global Security Without Nuclear Weapons” on Sunday, May 2 from 1–4 p.m. at The Canticle, 841 13th Ave. N., Clinton.  The event is free and open to the public and no advance registration is required.

Davenport — “Gandhi and Jesus: The Saving Power of Nonviolence,” a book by Terrence Rynne, will be the subject of a talk by the author at 7 p.m. April 29 at the Humility of Mary Center in Davenport. The Sisters of the Humility of Mary are presenting the program. There is no admission fee.



Davenport — The Sisters of Humility invite the general public to pray with them at 11:40 a.m. Wednesdays during a special Mass for peace. It will be celebrated in the Magnificat Chapel at the Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave.

Iowa City — People meet to pray the rosary and receive Communion at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Melrose Meadows Retirement Community. All Catholics are welcome.

Melrose — The Knights of Columbus of Albia sponsor a 24-hour adoration the first Friday of the month at St. Patrick Church in Melrose. Mass begins at 8 a.m., followed by 24 hours of adoration, and closes with benediction at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday. For more information or to sign up for an hour, call Tony Humeston at (641) 932-7709.


Bettendorf — St. John Vianney Parish is offering caregiver support meetings on the second Wednesday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m. Janet Rubelmann, a parishioner of St. John Vianney, is the support meeting facilitator. For further information, call Rubelmann, (563) 514-7090 or Nancy McBride, minister of pastoral care, (563) 355-5766. All caregivers are welcome.

Coralville — People of faith across Iowa are caring for God’s creation by reducing energy use in their own homes, reducing pollution and saving money in the process. Bring a team from your congregation to a training workshop to learn how to get your faith community involved in a Cool Congregations stewardship program. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 15, at Community of Christ, 2121 South Ridge Drive, Coralville. It is co-hosted by Trinity Episcopal and Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City. Register online at www.iowaipl.org/calendar or contact Lisa Martin at sciclone1@mchsi.com or (319) 338-9930 or (319) 330-4565.

Davenport — A group meets for Ignatian Lightworks exercises on Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. at 2803 McKinley Ave. For more information, call (563) 324-7263.

Moline, Ill. — The secular discalced Carmelite community of St. Joseph’s and the prophet Elijah meets the second Sunday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. in the basement of St. Mary Church. For more information, call Leslie Schadt, OCDS, at (563) 370-3559.

Rock Island, Ill. — The Blessed John XXIII fraternity of the Secular Franciscans meets at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at Trinity Hospital, 2701 17th St.  For more information, call Kent Ferris in Muscatine at (563) 264-0120.


Davenport — Tickets for a May 6 screening of Joey Pantoliano’s documentary “No Kidding, Me Too” are on sale at the Capitol Theatre box office. Pantoliano will take questions after the 6:30 p.m. screening. “Stomp the stigma of mental illness in our community,” say promotional materials for the event. For tickets, call 888-512-7469 or visit www.thecapdavenport.com. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Iowa City — An Altar & Rosary plant sale will take place at St. Wenceslaus Church, 630 East Davenport St., Saturday May 8, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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