Diocesan News

Fifth Sunday of Lent – Radio Mass on KALA 88.5 FM

Fifth Sunday of Lent – Radio Mass on KALA 88.5 FM

(The following is the homily that Father Thom Hennen gave during Mass on March 29 at KALA radio station on …Read More


KALA celebrates Mass live on Sundays

KALA celebrates Mass live on Sundays

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — Father Thom Hennen waited for the signal to begin Mass — an …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: We’ve got you covered

Persons, places and things: We've got you covered

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Last Monday morning while proofreading pages for that week’s issue of The Catholic Messenger on my …Read More


I’m hungry: one week without holy Communion

I’m hungry: one week without holy Communion

By John Cooper (Editor’s note: the following column by John Cooper, pastoral associate and business manager of St. Anthony Parish …Read More


Features

A time of crisis – I’ve seen others

A time of crisis - I've seen others

By Mary Costello In my long life I have seen three horrible periods of time … the Great Depression, WWII …Read More


An invitation to join Marian Family Prayer group

An invitation to join Marian Family Prayer group

  By Father Bill Kneemiller Recently I was inspired to ask Bishop Thomas Zinkula if he would bless a new …Read More


Opinion

Spiritual Communion

Spiritual Communion

“May you live in interesting times” is an ancient curse which refers to periods in history that are filled with …Read More


The light shines in the darkness

The light shines in the darkness

By Patrick Schmadeke Last Tuesday morning, after being away from the University of Notre Dame for over a week, I …Read More