Diocesan News

Festival unites Hispanic,  Anglo communities

Festival unites Hispanic,  Anglo communities

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — St. Anthony Parish held its first carnival or festival-like event, “Kermes,” …Read More


SAU ranks high in two publications

SAU ranks high in two publications

For The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — St. Ambrose University is the only Iowa private university included in the top 30 …Read More


People

Listening to God’s whisper

Listening to God’s whisper

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor While visiting family this summer, I became entangled in a debate with my brother Brian about …Read More


Persons, places and things: The color of prayer

Persons, places and things: The color of prayer

Barb Arland-Fye Editor Megan, a mother in our community critically injured in a car accident last month, loved to watch …Read More


Features

Psalm 46: Be still to know God

Psalm 46: Be still to know God

By Hal Green Through the Internet, we are becoming ever more aware of dire events happening all over our planet, …Read More


Once feared, American Catholics now serve the nation

Once feared, American Catholics now serve the nation

By Timothy Walch Catholicism is a threat to American democracy! That was a claim spread by Lyman Beecher and many …Read More


Opinion

Asking the difficult question

Asking the difficult question

Margie and Kirk asked their adult son Nick, who struggled mightily with mental illness, a difficult but crucial question: Are …Read More


Nurse practitioners: vital members of the health care delivery team

Nurse practitioners: vital members of the health care delivery team

Chris McCormick Pries, ARNP Catholic Heath Today  I am a nurse practitioner and I love my job! As a 12-year-old, …Read More