Diocesan News

Schools get creative with fundraisers

Schools get creative with fundraisers

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger Fundraisers at Catholic schools in the 2020-21 school year included online only, in …Read More


DECREE regarding parishes in Richmond, Riverside and Wellman

DECREE regarding parishes in Richmond, Riverside and Wellman

  By the Grace of God and the Favor of the Apostolic See Bishop of Davenport DECREE Regarding Holy Trinity …Read More


People

The unpaved path | Persons, places and things

The unpaved path | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Our family’s favorite hiking trail is a meandering dirt path on a Mississippi River bluff. Trees …Read More


‘I can’t go back to yesterday’ | Persons, places and things

‘I can’t go back to yesterday’ | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Nearly 15 months after we left our offices to work from home because of the COVID-19 …Read More


Features

The Cicadas have plenty to teach us

The Cicadas have plenty to teach us

By Kathy Berken Seventeen years ago, in May 2004, was the last time billions of cicadas of Brood X emerged …Read More


Life transitions post-pandemic: A reminder for faith, hope and charity

Life transitions post-pandemic: A reminder for faith, hope and charity

By Lindell Joseph The past 15 months have been unprecedented, and now we are being asked to return to “normal.” …Read More


Opinion

Work together to end gun violence

Work together to end gun violence

A California mother’s face conveys the profound grief she is experiencing after the loss of her 6-year-old son, a shooting …Read More


Exploring Exodus’ truths with young minds

Exploring Exodus' truths with young minds

By Matthew Coomber One of the joys of teaching biblical studies at St. Ambrose University in Davenport is exploring the …Read More