August Gathering slated


IOWA CITY – The Diocese of Davenport invites pastoral leaders to the 2013 August Gathering, “Building Bridges,” at St. Patrick Church in Iowa City Aug. 16. The event will explore how to engage people in living the faith, coach parents and form the family.
Guest speaker will be Leisa Anslinger. She holds master’s degrees from Purdue University and the Athenaeum of Ohio. She served as a parish leader of faith formation for many years and now serves as Director of Growing Up Catholic. In this capacity, Anslinger develops ways to re-engage Catholics with their faith and their parish.
Registration begins at 9:45 a.m., and the first session begins at 10 a.m. Closing is at 2:45 p.m.
Cost is $25 (includes lunch). Registration deadline is Aug. 9.
To sign up, send your name, email, daytime phone number, parish or school and parish or school town to Diocese of Davenport, Faith Formation Office, 780 W Central Park Ave., Davenport IA  52804. Include a check made payable to Diocese of Davenport.
For more information, contact Mary Wieser at or (563) 888-4241.

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