Upcoming events


Coralville – St. Thomas More Parish will offer two Bible studies beginning in January. A study on First Corinthians starts Jan. 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. and will last 11 Mondays. A couples study, “A Quick Journey Through the Bible,” begins Jan. 20 from 6-8 p.m. and will last nine Sundays. To sign up for either study, contact Carol at (319) 338-9290 or jclyon5@msn.com.
Bettendorf — The Women’s Choice Center will host a candlelight vigil Jan. 22 at the pro-life center. Rosary begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a prayer hour at 7 p.m.
Davenport — Soaking With a Purpose prayer meetings will take place at Eagles’ Wings on Feb. 8 and 22 at 7 p.m. Also, a healing Mass will be celebrated there Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. For more information, call (563) 324-7263 or email marcia@eagleswings.ws.
Davenport — A holy hour for life will be held Jan. 22 from 4-5 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.
Davenport – A holy hour for life, marriage and liberty will be held from 9-10 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral in the St. Margaret’s Adoration Chapel on the last Sunday of the month through October.  Call Jeanne Wonio at (563) 355-4188 for more information.
Iowa City — Bishop Martin Amos will preside at a Vespers for Life service on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Church. The service will last 30-40 minutes and will be followed by an opportunity to learn more about local pro-life activities through displays and booths.
Keokuk – There will be a pro-life Mass and rosary at 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Church of All Saints.
Davenport – The St. Anthony grief group  began its nine weekly meetings in the St. Anthony Parish Library on Dec. 4 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more information or to register, call facilitators Dennis at (563) 332-1396, Ginny at (309) 523-9251, or Nadine at (563) 391-5161.
Iowa City — The Diocese of Davenport’s Justice and Peace Advocacy Team will meet Wednesday, Jan. 23, 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.
Wheatland – Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat will hold the following events. On Jan. 23 is “Weaving Prayers and Baskets,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee: $30. From Jan. 26-27 is “Winter Play,” including skiing, snow-shoeing, sledding or walking, 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Fee: $60. To register, call (563) 336-8414 or email olpretreat@gmail.com.
Des Moines — Midwest March for Life will be held Jan. 19 from 11-11:30 a.m. The march starts at the Iowa State Capitol and ends at the Iowa Supreme Court. Following the march, the Roe v. Wade Effect program will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Iowa Events Center grand ballroom. For more information, contact Paula Brown at (877) 595-9406 or outreach@iowaRTL.org.
Fort Madison — North Lee County Right to Life will hold its annual March for Life Jan. 19 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Participants will meet at Tenth Street and Avenue F and walk through downtown, then back to McAleer Hall for refreshments. Pro-life signs will be provided.
Grand Mound – Ss. Phillip & James Church will hold an all-you-can-eat chili or chicken noodle soup supper Jan. 20 from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $6 for adults and $2.50 for children. Call (563) 847-7572 by Jan. 19 to preorder deliveries.
LeClaire – A Knights of Columbus spaghetti supper will take place Jan. 19 at Our Lady of the River Church Hall after 5 p.m. Mass. Cost: good will offering.

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