Diocesan News

Civil Rights activities planned at Ambrose

Civil Rights activities planned at Ambrose

For The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — St. Ambrose University’s annual Civil Rights Week celebration this year includes a four-hour campus …Read More


Meet the new scouting chaplain

Meet the new scouting chaplain

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Although he was never a scout, Deacon John Jacobsen looks forward …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: it could have been worse!

Persons, places and things: it could have been worse!

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger A small warning icon with an exclamation point appeared next to the tachometer in …Read More


Persons, places and things: lifting the burden

Persons, places and things: lifting the burden

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My husband Steve, chef extraordinaire, headed out of our hotel to my parents’ house to help …Read More


Features

Christ is present to us, even at our lowest moments

Christ is present to us, even at our lowest moments

By Deacon Derick Cranston While looking at pictures of a group of friends traveling to the Holy Land, I saw …Read More


Coralville couple’s novel blends love, humor and mystery

Coralville couple’s novel blends love, humor and mystery

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger CORALVILLE — Kevin Knapp leaves his home in Iowa to begin his broadcasting career …Read More


Opinion

All eyes open: we can prevent human trafficking

Human trafficking, “the business of stealing freedom for profit” is a multibillion-dollar criminal industry that traps an estimated 25 million …Read More


An epiphany moment for justice

By Mara Adams This January will mark the second semester that the St. Ambrose University The­ology Department will teach a …Read More