Diocesan News

Celebrating marriage in Clinton

Celebrating marriage in Clinton

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger CLINTON — To mark the end of National Marriage Week, Prince of Peace …Read More


Priests share their thoughts on Vision 20/20

Priests share their thoughts on Vision 20/20

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Bishop Thomas Zinkula is counting on the support of priests of the Diocese of …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: A message from God: please write!

Persons, places and things: A message from God: please write!

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger A phone call from a deacon who serves in prison ministry at Iowa State …Read More


Bishop’s mother cherished her family life

Bishop's mother cherished her family life

Mary Zinkula, 89, mother of Bishop Thomas Zinkula, died Feb. 13 at Keystone Cedars in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, surrounded by …Read More


Features

Young mom invites couples to embrace NFP

Young mom invites couples to embrace NFP

By Jessica Ragsdale You and I are called as Catholics to seek truth and justice and follow the church’s teachings …Read More


Forest dwelling: spirituality for our wisdom years

Forest dwelling: spirituality for our wisdom years

By Kathy Berken I love trees so much that when I received an email from Father Ron Rolheiser last year …Read More


Opinion

Focus on the good news

A member of The Catholic Messenger’s Editorial Board, weary of the divisiveness in our world and the media’s tendency to …Read More


Venezuela humanitarian crisis: how to help

Venezuela humanitarian crisis: how to help

By Kent Ferris I want to share with you an emergency appeal we have received from Catholic Relief Services regarding …Read More