Diocesan News

Pope Recognizes Miracle Needed For Church’s First ‘Millennial’ Saint

Pope Recognizes Miracle Needed For Church’s First ‘Millennial’ Saint

  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, a …Read More


Wilton families unite for spring cleanup

Wilton families unite for spring cleanup

By Lindsay Steele The Catholic Messenger WILTON — More than 40 volunteers from St. Mary Parish came together after Mass …Read More


People

Persons, places and things: A lasting impression for The Catholic Messenger

Persons, places and things: A lasting impression for The Catholic Messenger

By Barb Arland-Fye Editor On June 27, 2002, we published an article titled “The end of an era at The …Read More


Msgr. Francis Henricksen 1928-2004

Msgr. Francis Henricksen 1928-2004

Msgr. Francis Henricksen, 95, former editor of The Catholic Messenger and the most senior priest in the Diocese of Davenport, …Read More


Features

Question Box: Who learns first about a new bishop?

By Fr. Thom Hennen Question Box Q: When a new bishop is named, who will be the first to know …Read More


Question Box: Are guardian angels real?

Question Box: Are guardian angels real?

Q: When did the idea of everyone having a guardian angel begin? How do we know this is true? A: …Read More


Opinion

The Eucharist: ‘the concrete practice of love’

The Eucharist: ‘the concrete practice of love’

By Barb Arland-Fye Editorial Pilgrims began their journey Pentecost weekend along four cross-country routes toward Indianapolis for the 10th National …Read More


A spiritual battle

A spiritual battle

By Tadd Ruetenik Guest Column Catemaco, Mexico is located on a large lake that surrounds a small island inhabited only …Read More