• OLOR
  • baptismal font
  • Jesus
  • mission statement
  • picture
  • Mary Statue
  • Lighthouse

Farewell Fr. Joe Wolf & Welcome Fr. Apo T. Mpanda!

Father Wolf is leaving the parish at the end of the month. We wish him all the best on his next assignment! Please read the full farewell here.


Please welcome Father Apo T. Mpanda, who will be the new pastor for the parish starting July 1st. Please click here to learn a little about him.

There will be an outdoor welcome party for Fr. Apo on July 12th 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. More info can be found here.

Urgent, please read:

The celebration of Mass at Our lady of the River will resume the weekend of June 27/28, with some restrictions.

  • During Mass everyone must wear face protection.
  • Seating will be limited to every third pew and six feet apart.
  • Distancing should also be maintained while gathering, during the Communion procession, and following Mass.
Those who are at a greater risk of infection due to age and/or health condition should stay home. Throughout this pandemic, all Catholics in the Diocese of Davenport are dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.



Read Deacon Matthew's Message to the parish here



Read Bishop Zinkula's Message here



Watch Bishop Zinkula talk about preparing to return to Mass here



Additional Information regarding COVID-19 can be found here



Additional Information from the parish nurse regarding COVID-19 can be found here



A Spiritual Communion

Parish Registration Button                                 Pastor's Message Button