Diocesan News

ADA contributions helps staff to build faith in the diocese

ADA contributions helps staff to build faith in the diocese

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Staffers in Diocese of Davenport offices have discovered a new way …Read More


Teen working toward Eagle Scout rank builds Marian shrine for her parish

Teen working toward Eagle Scout rank builds Marian shrine for her parish

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger CORALVILLE — When it came time to complete her Eagle Scout project, Amber Rose …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: We are ‘members of one another’

Persons, places and things: We are 'members of one another'

  By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger In a Tweet posted during last week’s Catholic Media Conference, I wrote: “My …Read More


Persons, places and things: ‘It’s great to see you back!’

Persons, places and things: ‘It’s great to see you back!’

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger A woman of influence suggested to her husband that they provide a small room …Read More


Features

Waiting as spiritual practice

Waiting as spiritual practice

By Kathy Berken When I was in high school, I prayed for patience. Yes, be careful what you pray for! …Read More


Book on ‘Consecration to St. Joseph’ will inspire readers

Book on ‘Consecration to St. Joseph’ will inspire readers

Book review by Father Bill Kneemiller “Consecration to St. Joseph — The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father,” by Fr. Donald …Read More


Opinion

Coronavirus is no match for people who care for one another

Coronavirus is no match for people who care for one another

We all agree on one thing. We are sick and tired of the coronavirus pandemic and pray for a swift …Read More


The role of religion in society

The role of religion in society

By Dan Ebener In his YouTube presentation, “Saving a Dying, Shrinking Church,” Father Casey Cole describes the slow erosion of …Read More