Contribution statements from the Diocese of Davenport will be mailed to those who donated to the Annual Diocesan Appeal in 2018.

A separate contribution statement will also be mailed to those who donated to the Catholic Foundation in 2018.

If you donated to both the Diocese and the Foundation, you will receive two statements.

Both statements will be mailed Jan 25 and marked as important on the envelope.

If you have questions regarding your contributions contact the Diocese: 563-324-1911. 

Diocesan Social Action Saturday (DSAS) Building on the success of the first gathering in October, the next Diocesan Social Action Saturday (DSAS) will be Jan 26 from 9:30AM-2PM at St. Mary’s Church Riverside.

Core topics will include immigration, 2019 CRS Rice Bowl, and the 50th Anniversary of the Diocesan Social Action Office.

Make plans to join us!

Registration/flyer on the Kiosk. 

Men of the parish aged 18 and up are encouraged to contact Leo Agnew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 573-823-5859 for information on joining the Knights of Columbus! 

We will have our first induction ceremony of the new year January 28, 7-9 p.m.

ART-PHOTO CONTEST

Students Gr 6-8 - Would you like to meet the challenge of expressing your FAITH in your original art or photo?

The local Court of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is sponsoring this contest.  The theme of your art work will be “Here I am Lord, I come to do your will”. 

The work must be original, the result of your imagination.

The specific contest rules are available on the parish web site/kiosk and at Religious Education classes and Regina Religion teachers for 6-8th grade and the Home School Program.

All entries must be accompanied by a 2019 Entry Form signed and completed. Deadline for entry is February 1, 2019.

Original art work: Must be 8 ½ by 11 inches. Photography: Size 8X10 photo depicting the theme.

Awards: 1st Place-$25, 2nd Place-$15, 3rd Place-$10.

Call Monica Maloney-Mitros with ?’s, 319-338-4742. 

Please take time to introduce yourself to new Theology Seminarian Ben Snyder, who will be here at St. Patrick's for the month of January.

Creighton Model FertilityCare Instruction

Contact parish member, Sheryl Schwager, to begin learning the Creighton Model FertilityCare system, a highly-effective method to manage procreative health and wellness.

This method can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy, as well as track a woman's reproductive and gynecological health.  The info gathered can be used to assist women with infertility, repeated miscarriages, PMS, ovarian cysts, menopause, etc., using morally ethical and evidenced based treatment and management strategies.

Contact Sheryl, 319-855-8475, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Christian Experience Weekend (C.E.W.) - Treat YOURself!

The Iowa City Catholic Deanery will host an overnight weekend retreat, open to all denominations, on Feb 22-24 for women and Mar 1-3 for men at St. Mary’s in Riverside.

The weekend begins 7pm Friday and ends at 4:30pm Sunday.

It is open to all men and women over the age of 18.

The cost of the weekend is $50, payable to Christian Experience Weekend, and there is a $10 discount for registering by Feb. 2nd.

Please remember, cost will never prevent anyone from experiencing the weekend. Scholarships are available for those who request assistance.

Registration forms are on the kiosk and bulletin board.