Diocesan News

Starry mural shines in Notre Dame Catholic School chapel in Burlington

Starry mural shines in Notre Dame Catholic School chapel in Burlington

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger BURLINGTON — Visitors to Notre Dame Catholic School’s chapel can now look up at …Read More


Cross-shaped antenna a visible sign for radio station

Cross-shaped antenna a visible sign for radio station

By Anne Marie Amacher The Catholic Messenger DAVENPORT — A cross-shaped radio tower stands 98 feet high, making a distinct …Read More


People

Watch out for the ducks! | Persons, places and things

Watch out for the ducks! | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor Fuzzy goslings tottered across the Mississippi River Trail in Bettendorf as I approached on my bicycle, …Read More


Signs of God’s grace in our lives | Persons, places and things

Signs of God’s grace in our lives | Persons, places and things

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor A quote from the young wife of a Ukrainian soldier holed up in a steel plant …Read More


Features

Welcoming the stranger among us

Welcoming the stranger among us

By Father Guillermo Trevino A few days before Mother’s Day, I received a text from Father Antonio Dittmer, pastor of …Read More


God loves us exactly as we are

God loves us exactly as we are

By Jenna Ebener This Easter season I have been fascinated by the story of Judas. Jesus knew Judas was going …Read More


Opinion

Listen with the ear of the heart

Listen with the ear of the heart

Bishop Thomas Zinkula shared a memorable lesson from childhood about the importance of listening, during a homily he gave at …Read More


What if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

What if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

By Dr. Tim Millea The recent leak of the Supreme Court draft opinion related to the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s …Read More