Diocesan News

Schools move toward regionalized system

Schools move toward regionalized system

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — A new strategic plan for a regionalized system of Scott County …Read More


Students participate in Purses with a Purpose

Students participate in Purses with a Purpose

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger A book-writing project for students led to a purse project to help women …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: elves and Advent

Persons, places and things: elves and Advent

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Practice for the children’s Christmas pageant began the first Sunday of Advent in my …Read More


Lessons from the Temple and the Jewish sabbath

Lessons from the Temple and the Jewish sabbath

By Father Bill Kneemiller For The Catholic Messenger It is mid-October and I am on a pilgrimage with a group …Read More


Features

Preaching in an evangelical mode

Preaching in an evangelical mode

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger The Gospel story of the woman at the well provides a perfect example “of …Read More


The power of invitation

The power of invitation

By Father Joseph Sia According to formal surveys I have read and informal conversations I have had, one of the …Read More


Opinion

Youths give us reason for hope this Advent season

A 97-year-old World War II vet wept while watching a livestream of the National Catholic Youth Conference Mass last month. …Read More


Faith and politics, and how they work together

Faith and politics, and how they work together

By Patrick Schmadeke (Fourth in a series of six articles on political conscience formation) The recent scandal of God’s human …Read More