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St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art

St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Todd Derr through March 21.   Derr, of Owensboro, Ky., is a dedicated plein-air painter working outside to capture light effects that give life to a particular place. Painting on location w...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25 The Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, organized by the Marian Center of Indianapolis and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown hotel from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 25. The theme of this year’s conference is “A Cloud...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bulletin Board

General Interest Multicultural Mass, 11 a.m., Feb. 26, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; join us for our second Multicultural Mass; all are invited to wear attire from your heritage or a culture you have experienced; readings and Prayers of the Faithful proclaimed in 6 different languages; pot...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Around the Diocese for Feb. 24, 2017

Father Ralph Schipp, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 2.   Happy anniversary!   Father Kenneth Herr, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood March 2, 1968.   Father Lowell Will, pastor of St. Clement P...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

National group names Bill Vieth Indiana High School Coach of the Year

National group names Bill Vieth Indiana High School Coach of the Year The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named Reitz Memorial High School Head Coach Bill Vieth 2016 State of Indiana Coach of the Year.   Vieth led the 2016 Tigers to a 19-4-1 overall record. The team won the Class 2A section, regional, semi-state and state championships. Reitz...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected'

Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected' On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, I boarded a bus and embarked on the March for Life Pilgrimage. I packed the night before and added last-minute items that afternoon, leaving my room in absolute disarray. I sat next to my friend on the bus, and we discussed the snacks we brought and the movies we were e...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law     INDIANAPOLIS—An Indiana House committee has heard a bill to expand state laws regarding informed consent for abortion to include information on nonsurgical, chemical abortion reversal. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure.     House Bill 1128,...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Campaign seeks to grow endowment to support vocations

Campaign seeks to grow endowment to support vocations The Stewards of God’s Grace campaign will bring the Diocese of Evansville closer to its long-term goal of $6 million in endowed funds to support vocations. Once fully funded, the endowments will provide a permanent and sustainable source of funds for seminarian education.     Dioces...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Saint Meinrad Day of Service is March 11

 Saint Meinrad Day of Service is March 11 The Saint Meinrad Alumni Association is hosting its fourth annual Saint Meinrad Day of Service on  March 11 in 10 cities. The Evansville event will be held at St. Benedict Cathedral Parish, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.    The Day of Service is an opportunity for...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Keith Jewell to step down as president of St. Mary's Health

On Jan. 27, Keith Jewell announced that he will be stepping down from his position as President of St. Mary’s Health, effective Feb. 28. Jewell has served in this position since December 2013 and has been instrumental in helping to improve the care in the southwest region of Indiana during th...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017