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  • Koch Foundation announces Culture of Excellence Grants

    On Jan. 4 at the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center, The Koch Foundation announced the Culture of Excellence Grants program to benefit 15 Catholic parish schools located within southwestern Indiana and the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in...

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  • Bishop Siegel begins service to the Diocese of Evansville

    Just a few minutes into the Dec. 15 Installation Mass for Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville, Archbishop Christoph Pierre addressed the sixth bishop of our diocese. “You are called by the Holy Spirit to serve...

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  • Don't confess other's faults, own up to sins, pope says at audience

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Fear and the shame of admitting one's own sins leads to pointing fingers and accusing others rather than recognizing one's own faults, Pope Francis said.     "It's difficult to admit being guilty, but it does s...

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  • Receptions surprise 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients

    Recipients of the annual Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship in Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, and Warrick counties were celebrated in their schools recently during surprise – and often emotional – scholarship award receptions attended...

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  • Apostolic Nuncio leads Solemn Evening Prayer

    Editor’s note: The full text of Bishop Siegel’s homily appears in this issue. Audio of the homily is also posted to the Diocese of Evansville’s YouTube channel.   Archbishop Christoph Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S., le...

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  • As pope turns 81, kids entertain with song, dance and 13-foot pizza

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Celebrating his 81st birthday, Pope Francis blew out the candles on a 13-foot long pizza after being serenaded with song and dance by children and employees from a Vatican pediatric clinic.     A group of child...

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  • Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy

    SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (CNS) – Belief in that iconic Christmas figure, the rotund merry man with a bag full of presents, inspires thousands of children to write letters addressed to "Santa Claus" each year.       ...

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