Upcoming Hispanic celebrations


Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11: Mass at 3 p.m., prayers and celebration afterwards at the Eagles’ Club.

St. Joseph Parish, Columbus Junction
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11: procession at 9 a.m.; Mass at 10:30 a.m. and Mass at 10 p.m. followed by las mañanitas.
Posadas: Dec. 16-23, 7 p.m. at the church.

St. Mary Parish, Davenport
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11: Rosary, 5:30 a.m.; Mass in Spanish, 6 a.m.; 7 a.m. procession to the parish center and mañanitas. Dec. 12: Rosary, 6 p.m.; Mass in Spanish, 6:30 p.m.; mañanitas, 7:30 p.m.
Posadas: Dec. 16-23 at 6:30 p.m.in St. Mary’s parish center. Bilingual posadas on Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

St. Patrick Parish, Iowa City
Our Lady of Guadalupe novena: Dec. 3-10 at 6 p.m. at the church; on Dec. 11 at 11 p.m. Dancers perform Dec. 11 at 9:30 p.m. Las mañanitas on Dec. 11 after the novena and the rosary.
Dec. 12: Mass at 7 p.m. with potluck afterwards.
Las posadas will be held in people’s homes.


Ss. Mary & Mathias Parish, Muscatine
Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration: Dec. 11: Mass at noon at Ss. Mary and Mathias Catholic School gym with lunch afterwards in the gym. Dec. 12: Las mañanitas at 9 a.m. in Ss. Mary & Mathias Catholic Church; get-together afterwards in Gannon Hall.
Las Posadas: Dec. 16-Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. in Gannon Hall and at 3 p.m. Dec. 24 in Ss. Mary and Mathias School gym.

St. Mary Parish, Oskaloosa
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 10: Mass at 2 p.m., with celebration to follow.

St. Mary of the Visitation Parish, Ottumwa
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11, Mass at 11 a.m. with fiesta to follow, bring a plate to share; 11 p.m., rosary; 11:25 p.m., dance; 11:40 p.m., Guadalupe play; 12 a.m., las mañanitas and readings from the Bible. Dec. 12: Mass at 5:15 p.m. with coffee and sweetbread afterwards.
Las posadas: Dec. 16-23, 6:30 p.m. at the church.

St. James Parish, Washington
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11: Mass at 11:30 a.m. followed by a meal and performance by La Danza. Rosary at 10 p.m., las mañanitas at 11 p.m. and Mass at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 12: Mass at 8 a.m.
Las posadas: Dec. 16-23 at 7 p.m. in the church, with refreshments in the parish hall.

St. Joseph Parish, West Liberty
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Dec. 11: procession at 12:30 p.m. and Mass at 1 p.m. Las mañanitas at 7 p.m.
Posadas: Dec. 16-23 at 7 p.m. in the church, followed by celebration.

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