About Us

The Catholic Messenger is the newspaper of the Diocese of Davenport, published on Thursdays except during the first week in January and last week of December.

Mission Statement: The Catholic Messenger informs, educates and inspires the faithful in the Diocese of Davenport.


Editor: Barb Arland-Fye is a graduate of Illinois State University and worked for 21 years at the Quad-City Times before joining The Catholic Messenger in February 2002. She is married and has two sons. E-mail her at arland-fye@davenportdiocese.org.





Assistant Editor and Scott County Reporter: Anne Marie Amacher graduated from Clarke College in Dubuque in 1992 and has been employed with The Catholic Messenger since October 1998. She is married and has two children. E-mail her at amacher@davenportdiocese.org.



 Diocesan Reporter: Lindsay Steele has a BA in Communications/Journalism from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and has been employed with The Catholic Messenger since 2014. She is married to Chris and has two children. E-mail her at steele@davenportdiocese.org




Circulation/Business Office Coordinator: Duane Freund graduated from Scott Community College in Bettendorf in 2009 and joined The Catholic Messenger staff in September 2021. He is married to Amy. E-mail him at freund@davenportdiocese.org.




Web Master/Videographer: Anthony Forlini has a MS in Information Technology Management and BS in Computer Science from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport and has been employed with The Catholic Messenger since 2011. He volunteers for several organizations including his parish, Knights of Columbus and St. Ambrose University. E-mail him at forlini@davenportdiocese.org.


Advertising: Phil Hart is a graduate of the University of Iowa and joined the Catholic Messenger staff in 2014. He is married to Mollie and has three children. Email him at hart@davenportdiocese.org





Finances Statements
The Catholic Messenger Five Year Balance Sheet
The Catholic Messenger Profit and Loss 2005-2010
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