Our Lady of Fatima

This year marks 100 years since apparitions of the Virgin Mary were first reported by three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. During the six occurrences she appeared to them, she had messages of joy, warning and hope. What were those messages? How do they affect us today? To commemorate this anniversary, a free, one-day conference…

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CEO active in Louisville

The following is an article published in The Record, the newspaper of the archdiocese of Louisville, KY.  Donna Lang, now of Louisville, was a founding member of the CEO team in Cedar Rapids.   Lay-led CEO ministry aims to renew and re-energize By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Catholic Evangelization Outreach (CEO), a ministry of St. Margaret…

Life Series – Presented by the Coalition for Life of Iowa

Contrary to public perception, the Catholic Church has led to advances in reproductive health that surpasses what most doctors offer. Learn about health options that could help you! The Coalition for Life of Iowa presents the latest LIFE SERIES. This will be an evening with important information for anyone concerned with making informed choices for…

Visit CEO at Catholic Men’s Conference

Men’s Conference – Sat., Mar. 21 – Xavier High School Archbishop Michael Jackels will be the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Men’s Conference this Saturday. Breakout sessions include: “Oh, Come Let Us Adore Him” by Fr. Jerry Kopaceky “Discerning Your Vocation” by Fr. Mark Murphy “Parishes Moving from Excuses to Amazing!!!” by Deacon Frank…

Parents: Lecture Opportunity with Sarah Swafford

Xavier High School will welcome national speaker, Sarah Swafford, founder of Emotional Virtue Ministries, for two presentations on March 17 & 18, 2015. Both presentations are free and open to the public — the March 17 presentation is for adults only. “Looking From the Outside In” March 17, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium | Xavier…

Forgiveness

Immaculee Ilibagiza speaks about Forgivess One million of her people including most of her family members were murdered by members of another tribe in her country. How could she let go of her anger towards her family’s killers? Listen to Immaculee’s interview on the CBS Morning Show. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Immaculee speak…

Dynamic Catholic Author speaking in Waterloo

Matthew Kelly, a best selling Catholic author and motivational speaker is headlining a 4 1/2 hour seminar, “Living with Purpose and Passion.” Kelly helps participants grow in appreciation for how the Catholic faith can shape every aspect of their daily lives, including their spirituality, relationships, parenting, work, money and personal health. The November 22nd event will…

Immaculée Ilibagiza

Rwandan genocide survivor to speak at St. Pius X church

Most of Immaculee Ilibagiza family were killed in the 1994 genocide. Now a best selling author and popular Catholic speaker, Immaculee started the Left to Tell Charitable Fund to support Rwandan orphans. She will speak at St. Pius X church on Monday, September 22. Her talk will be based on her book, “Left to Tell,”…