Browsing the March 2020 archive of Parish News

Free Lunch Volunteer Info

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/27/20

Free Lunch Volunteers: Jama has been in contact with us about many changes to the free lunch program since the onset of the coronavirus. The dining room is closed and all food must be carried away by our guests. Jama wants very small crews to work and very little ... Read More »

2020 Census

Posted by Katie Schneider on 3/27/20

Don't forget to complete your 2020 Census form.  Visit https://my2020census.gov/ for more information.

Food Pantry Donations

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/23/20

Food Pantry Sunday

We had planned for the March Food Pantry collection to go to the Coralville Community Food Pantry. We have learned that at this point food donations are not being received until further notice. Please consider a monetary donation to the food pantry by going to their ... Read More »

Pope Francis invites world to pray the rosary at 3pm today

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/19/20

Pop Francis has invited the world to pray the rosary today, Thursday, March 19th (Feast of Saint Joseph) at 3pm local time.  You are invited to join parishioner Meliza Wise to participate on the internet:


Topic: Meliza Wise's Personal Meeting Room

Click here to join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ... Read More »

COVID-19 Virus Update

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/18/20

please click here to read the latest statement from the Diocese of Davenport

Special Statement-Johnson County Parishes 3-12-20

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/15/20

SPECIAL STATEMENT: Johnson County Parishes – 3/12/20 Given that most of the cases of COVID-19 in Iowa are in Johnson County, and that the number of reported positive tests is increasing, at the order of the Bishop, the parishes and schools in Johnson County are to move immediately to ... Read More »

mini-retreat cancelled

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/14/20

This year's St. Thomas More's 2020 Mini-Retreat "How God Makes a Difference in Our Lives" on April 4, 2020 ***HAS BEEN CANCELLED***

Statement from the Bishop

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/13/20

Because of COVID-19 cases in our area, Bishop Zinkula has dispensed Johnson County Catholics from the obligation to attend Mass until further notice. Our weekend Masses will be held as usual at St. Thomas More. Please use your best judgement about what is best for your health and the ... Read More »

Fish Fry Cancelled

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/13/20

The Fish Fry scheduled for tonight (March 13) has been cancelled.

Diocese of Davenport Message on Virus

Posted by Judy Duncan on 3/08/20

The paragraph below from the Diocese of Davenport was read at all Masses this past weekend:


You have heard of the COVID-19 virus in the news.  Most people (80%) who become ill have mild flu symptoms.  We need to do what we can to protect the people who ... Read More »