Extraordinary Holy Year - Jubilee of Mercy: Dec. 8, 2015 - Nov. 20, 2016
Information about events relating to the Year of Mercy are found on our Jubilee Year webpage.
The USCCB Calendar Page:
Liturgical Calendar with readings in English and Spanish; General Calendar
The Liturgical Calendar:
For the Diocese of Davenport for 2015-2016. For the United States 2015-2016.
For the United States 2016-2017.
For previous diocesan calendars, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Norms on the Obligation to Attend Mass on Holy Days and on the Celebration of Ritual Masses and Masses for the Dead (courtesy of the Archdiocese of Dubuque's Office of Worship).
What Masses can be celebrated on which days? Here are the answers as a series of PPT slides.
See below for Calendar Advisories, events, and upcoming liturgies.
The Office of Liturgy is available to provide workshops for parishes; past workshops have included a history of the liturgy, the spirituality of liturgical ministry, praying the Mass more intentionally, the Liturgy of the Hours, and the Church's funeral rites. Other workshops/speakers that are available for parishes include:
Deacon Frank Agnoli, who has a doctorate in preaching, is available to assist individual priests and deacons hone their homiletic skills as well as help pastors develop homily preparation/feedback groups in their parishes. Click here for contact information.
Patti McTaggart, music minister at St. Mary, Iowa City, and member of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission, is available to conduct workshops for cantors and music ministers around the diocese. Please give her a call at 319-337-4314 or e-mail her at email@example.com for more information or to schedule a date.
Workshops for Readers/Lectors
Ken Miller, from St. John Vianney, Bettendorf, is available to help prepare readers/lectors for their ministry. Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-332-8404 if you are interested in having him present a workshop at your parish.
Liturgical Environment - Workshop and Retreats
Gale Francione, a liturgical consultant, is available to do workshops, presentations, and days of reflection on topics related to sacred space. Her particular areas of interest include the use of space in gathering the community, the Eucharist, and the other Sacraments. Gale may be contacted at 563-388-8314.
LTP: Virtual Workshops
"Informed by the adult education methods proven successful in live workshops, LTP's Virtual Workshops™ invite liturgical ministers to engage in 90 minutes of training, dialogue, and reflection." Click on the link above for more information concerning the on-line offerings for 2015.
The Extraordinary Form of the Mass is celebrated at the following locations and times in the Diocese of Davenport:
St. Mary, Davenport
Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Mon, Tue, Wed at 6:30 a.m.
Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.
St. Mary, Riverside
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
SS. Mary and Joseph, Sugar Creek
3rd Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Diocesan Policy: Implementation of Summorum pontificum
Supplement: Instruction Regarding the Calendar
Link: Una Voce Quad Cities
Eastern Rite Catholics are invited to worship with this community, established under the auspices of the Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma (OH). Please click here to visit the Mission's website for more information.
St. Joseph Church
107 W. 6th St.
West Liberty, IA 52776
Saturday, 7:30pm - Vespers
-the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated the last Sunday of the month after Saturday Vespers; please check the Mission's website for the latest schedule/updates and other news.