Most Rev
Martin J. Amos
Bishop of Davenport

Greetings from the chancery of the Diocese of Davenport

As fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, we are all called to serve one another according to our gifts and abilities.  On this website you will find a wealth of information including references, policies, and documents for your use.  My staff is here to assist you.  Please feel free to contact them by phone, e-mail or in person.

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Mercy in Motion 

A Ministries of Mercy Conference

Saturday, July 30, 2016
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, Iowa
Click here for more information.

Iowa Catholic Conference statement on Syrian refugees
Refugees Video

FAQ about Pope Francis' Revision to the Marriage Annulment Process

Response from Bishop Amos
to the Survey for the
Extraordinary Synod on the Family 2014

Response Document
 The Catholic Messenger  Article


HHS Mandate
Diocese's HHS Mandate page
USCCB Page on HHS mandate
(including legislative contacts)
Iowa Catholic Conference

Initiatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Religious Freedom
Marriage: Unique for a Reason
Research and Resources for the New Evangelization CARA Research November 2012

Information about chancery closing or diocesan event cancellation

1. Dial (563) 324-1912 and press three (3) during any part of the receptionist's message.
2. Check the Diocesan website home page
3. Check the Diocesan Facebook page www.facebook/diodav

If weather conditions indicate that the chancery may be closed and/or a diocesan event may be cancelled and one of the above methods of communication does not indicate a closing, another method should be checked in case technical difficulties prevent the use of a particular method.