Diocesan News

Reformed gangster will speak at parishes, school

Reformed gangster will speak at parishes, school

For The Catholic Messenger BETTENDORF — A former British gangster who converted to Christianity will speak during a parish mission …Read More


Cathedral collaborates with local churches

Cathedral collaborates with local churches

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — In 2004, seven churches of different denominations came together to coordinate …Read More


People

Threads of Love

Threads of Love

By Claire Riggan For The Catholic Messenger Rita Jenn of St. Joseph Parish in Hills was a devoted Catholic, wife, mother, …Read More


Persons, places and things: Parking and serving the common good

Persons, places and things: Parking and serving the common good

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Summoned for jury duty with 499 other Scott County residents, my first thoughts did …Read More


Features

Holiness might be more than what you think

Holiness might be more than what you think

By Kathy Berken Years ago, I stumbled upon a YouTube video called “A Finger, Two Dots, Then Me,” by poet …Read More


Catholic Boot Camp

Catholic Boot Camp

By Joe Stopulos A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview a young Catholic man who recently graduated …Read More


Opinion

Call abortion what it is

A woman in the media affairs office of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland answered a call from The Catholic Messenger …Read More


What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

By Patrick Schmadeke What could the ideas of Shakespeare and a 14-year-old in the Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) have in …Read More