Diocesan News

Cinderella’s Cellar open house benefits Kahl Home

Cinderella's Cellar open house benefits Kahl Home

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Volunteers of the Catholic Service Board who run Cinderella’s Cellar resale …Read More


Coralville conference will highlight Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

Coralville conference will highlight Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Thirty-two young adults in the Great Lakes Region in Africa, newly trained in the …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Playtime!

Persons, places and things: Playtime!

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor A young mom shared her frustration about the lack of playtime at her children’s new school …Read More


Cherie faces fatal illness head on

Cherie faces fatal illness head on

St. Anthony’s is where it all began By John Cooper For The Catholic Messenger A couple weekends ago, I watched …Read More


Features

Drowning in a world of distractions

Drowning in a world of distractions

By Deacon Derick Cranston I was swimming, about 50 yards from the shoreline, when I began to sink. The icy …Read More


Finding a realistic prescription for peace

Finding a realistic prescription for peace

By Kathy Berken Restlessness is one of the most prevalent concerns of people that I work with in spiritual direction. …Read More


Opinion

Support the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

Pax Christi International’s Secretary General spoke to a Clinton audience last month about the importance of active nonviolence in addressing …Read More


We are mandated stewards in this world

We are mandated stewards in this world

By Fr. Bud Grant As divided as it seems we are as a country, we can all perhaps agree that …Read More