Diocesan News

Diocesan Pastoral Council gives its take on Vision 20/20

Diocesan Pastoral Council gives its take on Vision 20/20

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Iowa City — Many Catholics struggle with the term “evangelization.” They wonder what it …Read More


Supporting vocations at the parish level

Supporting vocations at the parish level

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — It’s a common misconception that young people aren’t interested in the priesthood …Read More


People

Sharing the journey

Sharing the journey

By Barb Arland-Fye Bundled up inside diocesan headquarters, 14 of us said a prayer before starting a one-mile walk outdoors …Read More


Fr. Chuck Adam reflects on his vocation

Fr. Chuck Adam reflects on his vocation

By Jan Pullella For The Catholic Messenger He grew up on the farm in Richland, Iowa, population 500. You might …Read More


Features

Celebrating Fr. Mazzuchelli

Celebrating Fr. Mazzuchelli

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, a missionary priest, architect and builder who founded and built …Read More


A ‘study’ of saints

A ‘study’ of saints

By Judith Costello After the 2017-2018 school year ended, Principal Bridget Murphy of Assumption High School in Davenport expressed her …Read More


Opinion

We are responsible to God for stewardship of our life

A reader raised thought-provoking questions about our Oct. 18 edition, which included an article describing physician-assisted suicide as lacking compassion …Read More


Physician Assistant thanks God for guidance

Physician Assistant thanks God for guidance

By Annie Richards I recently graduated from Physician Assistant school at the age of 25. By the grace of God …Read More