Diocesan News

CROP Hunger Walks will take place throughout Diocese of Davenport this fall

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger CROP Hunger Walk is the single largest funding source for the critical global …Read More


Nuns on the Bus: 2018 journey highlights impact of tax bill

Nuns on the Bus: 2018 journey highlights impact of tax bill

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Nuns on the Bus leader Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, is taking her national social …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Listening for God’s whisper

Persons, places and things: Listening for God’s whisper

By Barb-Arland Fye Editor “Do you hear that sound,” my husband Steve asked as we walked in the church parking …Read More


Fr. Thomas Stratman reflects on a great vocation

Fr. Thomas Stratman reflects on a great vocation

(Editor’s note: Father Thomas Stratman spoke about his call to the priesthood with members of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Vocations …Read More


Features

How to have a God experience

How to have a God experience

By Kathy Berken Many people I have worked with over the years in spiritual direction share with me their struggle …Read More


Do your part to expand the kingdom of heaven

Do your part to expand the kingdom of heaven

By Jourdan Reynolds As we approach the launch of Vision 20/20, I would like to share my thoughts on another …Read More


Opinion

Homework for the electorate

Iowa’s bishops have released their new “Faithful Citizenship,” which reminds us of our right and duty to vote. The letter …Read More


The wellspring of Tradition

The wellspring of Tradition

By Patrick Schma deke I just so happened to be in the middle of Yves Congar’s “The Meaning of Tradition” …Read More