Upcoming events


Davenport — People are invited to the “Life in the Spirit” seminar at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. through Aug. 23. This seminar will be presented by members of the Blessed Trinity Prayer Group consisting of parishioners from Bet­ten­dorf and Davenport parishes. Fee is $10. For questions and registration, contact Jeanne Wonio at (563) 355-4188 or schweet@mchsi.com.
Bettendorf – A centering prayer support group meets at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. After centering prayer, participants will discuss the book “Taste of Silence.” For more information call Judy at (563) 355-0611.
Coralville — An ecumenical gathering to celebrate Mary of Magdala in prayer and song will begin at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 22, at New Song Episcopal Church, 912 20th Ave. Middle Eastern food and drink will be served. For further information call Lee (319) 665-9769 or Bonnie at (319) 351-7474.
Davenport —  A healing Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Cathedral Friday, July 20. Confessions start at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:40 p.m. and Mass at 7:15 p.m.
Davenport — At Eagles’ Wings, 5816 Telegraph Road, on July 27 at 7 p.m. is a SWAP prayer meeting. For more information, call (563) 324-7263 or email marcia@eagleswings.ws.
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 — Centering prayer groups meet from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at the Mercy Hospital chapel, and from 9-11:30 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at a member’s home. For more information, call Maureen Kelley at (319) 338-8284.
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.
Davenport —  Grieving adults are invited to attend Grief Support meetings at St. Anthony’s Parish Library on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The first of nine free, weekly sessions is Aug. 7. Participants may join on any day. For more information, call (563) 322-3303.
Iowa City — The Diocese of Davenport’s Justice and Peace Advocacy Team will meet Wednesday, July 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of St. Patrick Church. All are welcome. For more information, call the diocesan social action office at (563) 324-1911.
Moline, Ill. – The Secular Discalced Carmelite Community of St. Joseph and the Prophet Elijah invites people to join in the study of prayer in the tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross. The group meets on the second Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Church, 412 10th St. For more information, call Annette at (563) 359-7052 or Donna at (563) 323-1719.
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.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat will offer private or directed retreats Sunday through Friday beginning July 22 at 7 p.m. to Friday at noon. There will be shared prayer and meals and an optional conversation with a guide. Massage is extra. Fee is $50 per day. For direct inquiries, call (563) 336-8414 or email olpretreat@gmail.com.
Brighton – The Polishville annual bazaar will take place at the Polishville Community Center Aug. 5. A pork loin or turkey dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Bingo is from noon to 1:30 p.m. A raffle for four quilts and various gifts will take place at 2:15 p.m.
Clinton — The Clinton Knights of Columbus will hold its annual “Corn Boil” on July 22 from 3:30-7 p.m. at St. Boniface Hall. Menu includes pulled pork sandwich, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, all-youcan-eat sweet corn, potato chips, apple sauce and lemonade. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 10 and younger. Carryouts available. The Ladies Auxiliary will also have a bake sale. All are welcome.
Clinton – The Catholic Historical Center at St. Boniface is open at 2520 Pershing Blvd. The museum contains numerous articles, pictures and memorabilia from the five previous Catholic parishes of Clinton, Mount St. Clare school and Our Lady of Angels school. The center is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon through August. People may stop by during that time or make an appointment for a tour by calling (563) 243-8033, (563) 242-6166 or (563) 243-3942.
Davenport – The 2012 Assumption Booster Club Golf Outing will take place Friday, Aug. 3, at Emeis Golf Course with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost of $85 per golfer includes four-person scramble, 18 holes with cart, beverage tickets, skins game, hole-in-one prizes, hole pin events and a steak dinner at Rookies sports bar. Dinner only is $25. Proceeds support athletics at Assumption High School. For more information, call Bill LaMar at (563) 343-0899.
Davenport – The Assumption High School class of 1967 will hold a reunion Aug. 3-4. An informal gathering will take place Aug. 3 at Circle Tap on the patio at 6 p.m. On Aug. 4, there will be a dinner, social gathering and DJ at the Knights of Columbus Club House. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.
Iowa City — The Knights of Columbus at St. Patrick Church will be collecting 5 cent redemption cans and bottles the third Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to noon. The collection will take place at the west side of St. Patrick Church near the entrance to the Day Chapel. No need to sort cans.  Proceeds benefit “Right to Life” organizations in Johnson County.

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