Diocesan News

Catholics lend a hand in Kentucky

Catholics lend a hand in Kentucky

  By Anne Marie Amacher and Elizabeth Starr The Catholic Messenger Repairing homes and building relationships in David, Ky., provided …Read More


Examples of evangelization

Examples of evangelization

Diocesan Pastoral Council shares inspiration from Vision 20/20 Convocation By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger IOWA CITY — Small-town Hills …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Swimmer’s memory lives on in pool challenge

Persons, places and things: Swimmer's memory lives on in pool challenge

By Barb Arland-Fye Beth Calabotta loved swimming, excelled at the sport and turned to it during her arduous duel with …Read More


Persons, places and things: The kayak behind me

Persons, places and things: The kayak behind me

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My brother Tim asked his three siblings whether we wanted to go kayaking during our family …Read More


Features

Seminarians reflect on annual convocation

Seminarians reflect on annual convocation

Serving for the love of the people By Andrew Rauenbuehler During our annual seminarian convocation, we were able to hear …Read More


New books outline history, modern realities of religious liberty

By Tim Walch “Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom” by Robert Louis Wilken. Yale …Read More


Opinion

Relinquish rage

On the weekend that 31 people lost their lives in two separate mass shootings, the Quad-City Times Sunday business section …Read More


Building bridges, people to people

Building bridges, people to people

Ottumwa Mayor Tom Lazio welcomed a conference of 1,100 Spanish-speaking Catholics to the city of bridges, not just the physical …Read More