Fall 2020 Semester Events
Catholic Worker House Service Events
February 13, 2021 1-5 pm
Catholic Worker House, Iowa City
Red Cross Blood Drive
February 26, 2021, 10 am - 3 pm
Newman Center - Multipurpose Room
Rosary at Emma Goldman Clinic at 7:30 am on Thursdays
Patron Saint: St. Gianna Molla
St. Gianna was a doctor, wife and mother. Her heroic virtue, genuine holiness of life, selflessness, and quiet joy remind all of us that God entrusts us with a personal vocation. During her last pregnancy, St. Gianna had health problems that impacted her and the baby. St. Gianna chose to continue her pregnancy even though it meant that her life was at risk. She gave her life for her child.
“One cannot love without suffering or suffer without loving.” St. Gianna
Backpack and hygiene product drive (October 2020)
Sr. Helen Prejean, Novak Social Justice Annual Speaker
Wednesday, October 21, 2021, 6:30-7:30 pm
The passcode for the Recording of the event is now available CLICK HERE for Recorded Video and enter the Passcode: Snr5=.Zk
Patron Saint: St. Joseph Cafasso
He served prisoners, heard their confessions, granted them absolution and accompanied them on their way to the gallows.
“All a person’s holiness, perfection and profit lies in doing God’s will...wanting what God wants, wanting in the way, in the time, and in the circumstances that He desires and willing it all for no other reason than that God wills it.” St. Josesph Cafasso
Website for more resources, information, and education: https://ncpd.org/
Patron Saint: Bl Herman the Cripple
Bl Herman was crippled as a child by a paralytic disease and had trouble moving and could hardly speak. He grew up in an abbey and became a Benedictine monk. He studied history, music theory, mathematics and astronomy, and is credited with composing the Salve Regina.
“Blessed Herman the Cripple stands as a shining light, reminding us that God purposely chose what the world considers weak in order to shame the powerful” Angelo Stagnaro
General list of patron saints:
Mary, Mirror of Justice
Mary, Cause of our Joy
St. Vitalis of Gaza
St. Columba and Agnes Kim
Bl. Victoire Rasoamanarivo
For more information contact Grace, Service and Social Justice Fellow, at email@example.com.