Diocesan News

Greenhouse dedicated in memory of late biology teacher

Greenhouse dedicated in memory of late biology teacher

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — The family of the late Anita Zahs, a St. Ambrose University …Read More


Parishes, schools look at new ways to do fundraisers

Parishes, schools look at new ways to do fundraisers

By Anne Marie Amacher and Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger When St. Vincent School in Keokuk opted to move its …Read More


People

Commitment – a word to embrace | Persons, Places and Things

Commitment - a word to embrace | Persons, Places and Things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor “I promised at the altar, ‘in sickness and in health, for richer or for poorer’ that …Read More


John and Jeanne Porter cherish 70 years of love, faith and friendship

John and Jeanne Porter cherish  70 years of love, faith and friendship

By Barb Arland-Fye The Catholic Messenger Jeanne Porter met her future husband, John, while on a dinner date with someone …Read More


Features

Intersection of faith, firearms in America

Intersection of faith, firearms in America

By Tim Walch “God and Guns in America” by Michael W. Austin. Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2020). 216 pp., $21.99. …Read More


Take control of your personal health | Healthy Habits

Take control of your personal health | Healthy Habits

By Lindell Joseph 1 Corinthians 3:16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the …Read More


Opinion

Respect for life begins with empathy

Respect for life begins with empathy

When Nora Dvorak read about the abandonment of healthy newborns, “I had a physical reaction like nothing I had before,” …Read More


Discerning the call to lead Life & Family Medical Clinic | Catholic Health Care Today

Discerning the call to lead Life & Family Medical Clinic | Catholic Health Care Today

By Dr. Julie Schroeder Call it a mid-life crisis if you will. Or maybe it’s just enough years of life …Read More