Diocesan News

Bishop announces merger of two Davenport parishes

Bishop announces merger of two Davenport parishes

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — St. Mary Parish and St. Anthony Parish will become one on July …Read More


A night of smiles: Night to Shine lights up faces of guests and volunteers

A night of smiles: Night to Shine lights up faces of guests and volunteers

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger MOLINE, Ill. — Guests with special needs danced the night away with their buddies; …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: Celebrating the Catholic press

Persons, places and things: Celebrating the Catholic press

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor One of my colleagues in the Catholic Press Association posted a question to our Facebook group …Read More


Persons, places and things: A home of his own

Persons, places and things: A home of his own

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My husband Steve and I will become empty nesters for the second time when our younger …Read More


Features

The lure of Ireland has been with us more than 170 years

The lure of Ireland has been with us more than 170 years

By Timothy Walch For The Catholic Messenger “Maybe someday I’ll go back again to Ireland.” Those lyrics from a popular …Read More


‘Moving from fear to trust’

‘Moving from fear to trust’

By Kathy Berken Do you remember the old ‘50s TV show “Who Do You Trust?” with Johnny Carson? Three couples …Read More


Opinion

Supporting the sacrament of marriage

Father Thom Hennen asked couples participating in “Two Become One … Embracing the Sacrament in Remarriage” why they chose to …Read More


Theology: growing oak trees at St. Ambrose

Theology: growing oak trees at St. Ambrose

By Keith Soko This article is a continuation of the series on our new “Just Theology” intro course in the …Read More