Diocesan News

Our world needs Divine Mercy

Our world needs Divine Mercy

By Judith Costello For The Catholic Messenger Priest speakers from around the Quad Cities and beyond traveled to St. John …Read More


Person-centered care conference planned

DAVENPORT — Leaders in the rapidly evolving medical technology industry will present on the topic to regional healthcare industry leaders, …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Facebook post

Persons, places and things: Facebook post

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My friend Nancy posted one of those messages on Facebook that I usually ignore because of …Read More


Fr. Hoffman: kids can act out the Mass

Fr. Hoffman: kids can act out the Mass

By Lorraine Jestel For The Catholic Messenger When he was in first and second grade, Dennis Hoffman acted out the …Read More


Features

Called and Gifted: regular and ordinary

Called and Gifted: regular and ordinary

By Marlene Lunardi Seriously, when they announced at church that they were offering another “Called and Gifted” program, my first …Read More


Go out, into the whole world

Go out, into the whole world

(Editor’s note: Father Stephen Page, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in DeWitt, delivered the following homily during Mass last month.) …Read More


Opinion

Making the connection

On a scorching hot day in mid-July, prolonged flooding on the Mississippi River that weaves along the eastern border of …Read More


Go out, engage the culture

Go out, engage the culture

By Bishop Thomas Zinkula In my reading and listening, I often run across a really good article, podcast or whatever …Read More