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Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart

Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley recently donated a Happy Wheels Cart to the St. Vincent Hospital for Women and Children. A blessing ceremony was held on January 9 at the pediatric unit of St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. A blessing of the cart, staff and volunteers was led...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers Editor’s note: The Indiana Catholic Conference learned late last week of the introduction of House Bill 1319, which seeks to expand layday-loan products. The ICC will oppose this bill, and will continue to follow its progress and provide updates as appropriate. This new bill is not connected...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Holy Redeemer rejoices in additional payments

Holy Redeemer rejoices in additional payments As The Message reported in its Jan. 5 issue, Evansville’s Holy Redeemer Parish recently paid off mortgage debt for its 2003-built, 32,000-square-foot addition to the Mill Street campus on the city’s North Side. On Dec. 21, 2017, Pastor Father Jason Gries and current parish Finance Commi...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Catholic Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week

Catholic Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week The Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools will join other schools, organizations, and individuals from across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week 2018.  NSCW will be celebrated Jan. 21-27 this year.  The celebration is to raise awareness of K-12 education options for chi...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 19, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 19, 2018 General Interest Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 11 a.m., Sundays, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available, for information contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000; 5 p.m., Saturdays, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, interpreted Mass for the de...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 19, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 19, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Albert Frabutt, deacon at St. Mary Parish in Sullivan and St. Joan of Arc Parish in Jasonville, celebrates his birthday on January 24. Hank Carley, principal at St. Benedict Cathedral School in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on January 26. Liz Hirsch, parish catechetica...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Evansville Catholic schools CLOSED on Friday Jan. 19; diocesan offices on 1-hour delay

Evansville Catholic schools are CLOSED on Friday Jan. 19 due to the weather. Offices at the Catholic Center and Catholic Charities will operate on a 1-hour delay; open at 9 a.m. CST....
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

2018 legislative session expected to be

Indianapolis – “Fast and furious”— these are the words used by Glenn Tebbe, executive director of the Indiana Catholic Conference, to describe what’s ahead for the less-than-three-month session of the 2018 Indiana General Assembly, which reconvened on Jan. 3 at the Ind...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Koch Foundation announces Culture of Excellence Grants

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 Henderson, Ky.  The Culture of Excellence Grant...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Wellborn Baptist Foundation awards Grant to St. Vincent 'Healthy Harvest'

The Welborn Baptist Foundation, Inc., has awarded its Healthy Eating Active Living Grant of $125,024 to St. Vincent Evansville. The HEAL Grant will support the St. Vincent “Healthy Harvest” program, a new initiative to help bring healthy food to those who need it in the Evansville commu...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018