Diocesan News

Youths learn about their church during scavenger hunt

Youths learn about their church during scavenger hunt

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — A scavenger hunt to search for the spiritual and physical treasures …Read More


Ten students receive Ritzinger scholarships

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger Ten students in the Diocese of Davenport received Marguerite Ritzinger scholarships. The students …Read More


People

A ballfield of miracles | Persons, places and things

A ballfield of miracles | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Playing along the third baseline, Bob holds the left hand of his 24-year-old daughter Jenny, providing …Read More


Lourdes teacher earns new scouting award

Lourdes teacher earns new scouting award

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger BETTENDORF —Lourdes Catholic School teacher Miranda Lawrence received the first Elbert K. Fretwell …Read More


Features

New books offer unique perspectives on long road to sainthood

New books offer unique perspectives on long road to sainthood

By Timothy Walch “Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood,” edited by Michael R. Heinlein. Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Indiana, …Read More


Let us strive to love each other as we are

Let us strive to love each other as we are

By Jenna Ebener Recently as I hiked with my aunt, we were keeping our eyes out for four-leaf clovers. As …Read More


Opinion

A Mother’s Day prayer

A Mother’s Day prayer

Mother’s Day “calls us to cherish the gift of life that we receive from our mothers and to pray for …Read More


What does evangelization mean to you?

What does evangelization mean to you?

What does evangelization mean to you? I took a straw poll. Responses fell into two general categories. Here is the …Read More