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Storm Lake adopts Marshalltown grade school following tornado

By JOANNE FOX joannef@scdiocese.org   As news about a July 19 tornado that barreled through Marshalltown, Iowa, was publicized, Dawn...

Pilgrim Cluster completes book study

Seventeen Catholic girls from the Pilgrim Cluster, ages 7 to 14, participated in a book study this summer. Saint Therese...

The lighthouse pointing the way

Were you in the service? Did you defend our country on land or sea or air? What did you do...

Examining the functional integrity of donating a kidney

Often we envision donating our organs after we are dead, but we can also choose to become an organ donor...

PHOTO GALLERY: Ron Clements visits Bishop Heelan High School

Be grateful to parents, never insult them, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Honoring mothers and fathers means being grateful for the...

Globe Chronicles: Archives from the weeks of Sept. 15 to 30

Globe Chronicles is compiled by Julie Pravecek. 5 years ago – 2013 Diocese – Deacons reflect on ministries.  The permanent...

In response to current abuse crisis, listening sessions to be held at 3 sites

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, The continual unravelling of the current, renewed sexual abuse crisis in the church seems...

Dementia and the sacraments: proper attire for eucharistic ministers

By Father Kenneth Doyle Catholic News Service Q. I bring holy Communion to a local nursing home. Of the 66...

Get ready for ‘A Clash of Creeds’

By MAGGIE DeWITTE It’s time for the pro-life movement to think outside the box. That’s what Iowans for Life (IFL)...