Diocesan News

St. James Elementary teacher honored

St. James Elementary teacher honored

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger WASHINGTON — Julie Timmins, a longtime public school teacher who left retirement to teach …Read More


Diocese will move forward with capital campaign

Diocese will move forward with capital campaign

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Encouraged by strong support expressed in interviews and surveys, the Diocese of Davenport will …Read More


People

Lessons from the rink

Lessons from the rink

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor My son Patrick and I sat in the play-by-play booth watching Quad City Sled Hockey players, …Read More


Angel of God | Persons, places and things

Angel of God | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor As my husband Steve and I finished evening prayer on the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel …Read More


Features

What if I don’t want to be your inspiration?

What if I don’t want to be your inspiration?

By Kathy Berken I’ve encountered a number of public conversations and images about people with disabilities and the inspiration surrounding …Read More


Deacon profile

Deacon profile

Name: Deacon Joe Welter Family: Wife, Katie, and three boys, Samuel, Andrew, Nathan. Occupation: Engineer for the City of Iowa …Read More


Opinion

Respond to the cry of 811 million facing hunger

Respond to the cry of 811 million facing hunger

For people already living in extreme poverty on our planet, the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been especially cruel, …Read More


Physician assistants: Improving access to health care

Physician assistants: Improving access to health care

By Mary Jo Bloominger I was in grade school when the family practice doctor in our small town died. He …Read More