The Iowa City Catholic Worker Advisory Board gathers at the shelter house at 1414 Sycamore Street on the east side of Iowa City.
The Iowa City Catholic Worker Advisory Board gathers at the shelter house at 1414 Sycamore Street on the east side of Iowa City.

The Iowa City Catholic Worker House on the east side of town, near the Sycamore Mall, is a private home currently offering up our extra bedrooms for those in need of short-term transitional housing. We also serve weekend potluck meals, and provide a gathering place for Worship and Bible study, playing chess and Pinochle, or just talking with interesting folks. Volunteers work together on cooking, cleanup, repairs, and gardening,  with a broad base of community support and donations keeping the endeavor and its vision alive and vibrant.

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For thou hast been a stronghold to the poor, a stronghold to the needy in his distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat — Isaiah 25:4

Join us for our first Friday Mass — the first Friday of each month
at 6pm at the Iowa City Catholic Worker House of Hospitality
with a potluck to follow at 7pm

11/2 Fr. Lou; 12/7 Fr. Wally; 1/4 Fr. Ed; 2/1 Fr. Wally

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On Monday, June 25th Members of the Iowa City Catholic Worker House day they want people to be accepting to immigrants, and welcome them into their cities and workplaces.
ICCW holds Refugee Welcoming rally

On Monday, June 25th Members of the Iowa City Catholic Worker House larger community rally in support of acceptance of refugees, offering them welcome into cities and workplaces.


We offer a Free Foot Care Clinic the third Saturday of every month. Join us November 17 and soak your feet, get a pedicure, your nails and callus' trimmed, and receive other foot treatments from friends who care.

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Practicing Restorative Circles
First Saturday of each month · 10am to 1pm
Iowa City Catholic Worker House of Hospitality
1414 Sycamore Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

Practice facilitating Restorative Circles, where individuals come together to play a role bringing healing and understanding to both victim and perpetrator.

Restorative Justice is a method of conflict resolution that brings perpetrators, victims, and their communities into dialogue in order to make all sides whole again. It is a method to solve conflict between individuals, families, communities, organizations, ethnic groups, or even warring nation-states.

Looking for a new prayer and worship experience?
Join us every third Saturday of the month at 7 pm for a Taizé  prayer service. Taizé  service is a meditative, ecumenical Christian experience of prayer that includes song, silence, and contemplation.
 
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We are now filling our Free Little Pantry twice a day and handing out over 100 pounds of food every week. Our current need besides meal sign-ups is pantry items! Please contribute by donating non-perishable pantry items, such as: canned food, soups, pastas, and fruit; granola bars, fig newtons, macaroni and cheese, ramen noodles, juice boxes, bottled water, etc.  Drop them off at 1414 Sycamore Street. If no one is home, please leave by back door. 
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