Diocesan News

What’s so great about being Catholic?

What's so great about being Catholic?

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Not long ago, Keith Nester served as a minister in a large …Read More


A compassionate approach to death

A compassionate approach to death

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Deacon Joe Rohret recalls his visit with a teenager dying of cancer who asked …Read More


People

Celebrating Mass with people is the greatest gift

Celebrating Mass with people is the greatest gift

By Jan Pullella For The Catholic Messenger Sixty-five years ago, a first-grade student from St. Alphonsus Parish-Davenport proclaimed his future …Read More


Persons, places and things: The missing link

Persons, places and things: The missing link

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Fourth-graders and their teacher taught me a valuable lesson during our final Junior Achievement …Read More


Features

Celebrating Fr. Mazzuchelli

Celebrating Fr. Mazzuchelli

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, a missionary priest, architect and builder who founded and built …Read More


A ‘study’ of saints

A ‘study’ of saints

By Judith Costello After the 2017-2018 school year ended, Principal Bridget Murphy of Assumption High School in Davenport expressed her …Read More


Opinion

We are responsible to God for stewardship of our life

A reader raised thought-provoking questions about our Oct. 18 edition, which included an article describing physician-assisted suicide as lacking compassion …Read More


Physician Assistant thanks God for guidance

Physician Assistant thanks God for guidance

By Annie Richards I recently graduated from Physician Assistant school at the age of 25. By the grace of God …Read More