Diocesan News

SAU to celebrate Pope Francis’ papacy

SAU to celebrate Pope Francis’ papacy

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — A three-day event in honor of the 10-year anniversary of Pope …Read More


Sister shares memories of sainthood candidate

Sister shares memories of sainthood candidate

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Every Sunday while serving in Canton, Mississippi, Sister Helen Strohman and …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Advice to their younger selves

Persons, places and things: Advice to their younger selves

By Barb Arland-Fye Julie Erickson posed this question to long-term residents of the Kahl Home in Davenport, where she works …Read More


Persons, places and things: Prayer experiences

Persons, places and things: Prayer  experiences

Barb Arland-Fye Editor While reading The Catholic Messenger, Beth Blough came across the story of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin …Read More


Features

Question Box: A question about ‘godparents’

Question Box: A question about ‘godparents’

Fr. Thom Hennen Question Box Q. What are the requirements for godparents and confirmation sponsors? A. Canon Law states that …Read More


Recognizing the truth of who I am

Recognizing the truth of who I am

By Jenna Ebener I have always been fascinated with the concept of a true name. The books and movies I …Read More


Opinion

What SNAP recipients need

What SNAP recipients need

By Barb Arland-Fye Editorial How many households in our diocese depend on meat, poultry and seafood as a source of …Read More


John the Baptist: a prophetic voice for justice

Soko

By Keith Soko SAU Theological Perspective Column One thing about going to Catholic school was that you learned a lot …Read More