Diocesan News

Science and faith talks carry on late professor’s legacy

Science and faith talks carry on late professor’s legacy

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger IOWA CITY — A week after the passing of its cofounder, the Nicholas P. …Read More


Bonding among the bishops: Bishop Zinkula says fraternal dialogue benefited bishops’ assembly

Bonding among the bishops: Bishop Zinkula says fraternal dialogue benefited bishops’ assembly

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Reflecting on his experience at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall general assembly …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Family Ties

Persons, places and things: Family Ties

By Barb Arland-Fye Like my son Patrick, I was single, a few years out of college, living on my own …Read More


Advice to bishops: Trust the people to tell us what they need

Advice to bishops: Trust the people to tell us what they need

By Father Guillermo Treviño For The Catholic Messenger (Editor’s note: Father Guillermo Treviño wrote the following acceptance speech for his …Read More


Features

Suffering offers an opportunity to embrace our shared humanity

Suffering offers an opportunity to embrace our shared humanity

By Jenna Ebener We recently had a Gospel reading about the end of the world. The first time I heard …Read More


Notre Dame scholar explores history of global Catholicism

Notre Dame scholar explores history of global Catholicism

Book Review By Tim Walch “Catholicism: A Global History from the French Revolution to Pope Francis” by John T. McGreevy. …Read More


Opinion

Advent: the journey begins

Advent: the journey begins

By Barb Arland-Fye The image of a young woman absorbed in prayer appears in the second pane of our Advent …Read More


The Eucharist as covenantal renewal

The Eucharist as covenantal renewal

By Ella Johnson – Eucharistic Revival Series My daughter is 7 years old, which means that, in her CCD class, …Read More