Diocesan News

A personal connection for first-generation students

A personal connection for first-generation students

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — First-generation and first-year, underrepresented minority students of St. Ambrose University got …Read More


CAMPUS MINISTRY: St. Ambrose is a great place to ‘bee’

CAMPUS MINISTRY: St. Ambrose is a great place to ‘bee’

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — “Bee-ing” of service to others is an important part of campus …Read More


People

Coming home to Church | Persons, places and things

Coming home to Church | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My husband Steve, whose sense of direction far exceeds mine, was about to make a left …Read More


What success looks like

What success looks like

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Before Mass one Saturday night, my son Colin struck up a conversation with someone he didn’t …Read More


Features

Isaac was on that train: Boy scout assists victims of fatal crash

Isaac was on that train: Boy scout assists victims of fatal crash

By Kathy Berken For one harrowing hour that Monday, we didn’t know whether my 15-year-old grandson Isaac was alive or …Read More


‘The Sea Beast’ showcases the power, beauty of nonviolence

‘The Sea Beast’ showcases the power, beauty of nonviolence

“The Sea Beast” (Netflix/ Sony Pictures Imageworks) Genre: Family and kids Streaming service: Netflix Rating: PG (some language and animated …Read More


Opinion

A Church on the move

A Church on the move

A rivulet of sweat trickled down the neck of more than one guest at the walk-up window of Café on …Read More


The power of words

The power of words

By Greg Cusack Words. As I was learning new words as a child I recall the wonderful discovery of how …Read More