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Bishop announces diaconate ordinations

At the conclusion of the 10 a.m. Mass on Dec. 9 at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel announced, with “great joy,” that he will ordain Diocese of Evansville seminarians Martin Estrada and Juan Ramirez as deacons on March 2, 2019. Our Lady of Hope Parish will...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Parishes honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Parishes honor Our Lady of Guadalupe Latino communities in several parishes across the Diocese of Evansville are celebrating the Dec. 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington welcomed Bishop Joseph M. Siegel for Mass on Dec. 9, which was followed by a luncheon and celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe. T...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

St. Vincent Evansville's Spirit of Christmas Giving benefits Early Learning Center families

St. Vincent Evansville's Spirit of Christmas Giving benefits Early Learning Center families The Christmas spirit is all about giving to others, according to Kim Mulfinger, St. Vincent Early Learning Center executive director. On Dec. 11, the center experienced that spirit as about 15 St. Vincent Evansville employees formed an assembly line from a large box truck into the Early Learning Ce...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

St. John the Baptist teachers receive grants

St. John the Baptist teachers receive grants Five teachers from St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh have received grants totaling $19,000 from the Evansville-based Mother Bear Charitable Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of exceptional children in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.    ...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bulletin Board for Dec. 14

Bulletin Board for Dec. 14 The Message Holiday Schedule The Message will not publish issues on Dec. 28, 2018, and Jan. 4, 2019. The last 2018 issue will be published on Dec. 21, and the first 2019 issue will be published on Jan. 11. Information for publication before Christmas must be received in The Message office by Dec. 1...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Around the Diocese for Dec. 14

Around the Diocese for Dec. 14 Happy Birthday! Deacon Paul Vonderwell of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes and St. Philip Neri Parish in Bicknell celebrates his birthday on Dec. 19. Father Earl Rohleder, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Dec. 20. Ann Hitt, Parish Catechetical Leader at...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Update on release of clergy names

Update on release of clergy names In late September, the Diocese of Evansville announced its intention tocollect and release the names of diocesan priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. The thorough inspection of clergy records dating from the diocese’s founding in 1944 continues. When complete, the...
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Eubanks survives Columbine and addiction

Eubanks survives Columbine and addiction Mater Dei High School’s auditorium was full of freshmen and sophomores from that school and Reitz Memorial High School on Nov. 29 – all listening to Austin Eubanks’ frightening, fascinating and compelling story. Eubanks, now in his 30s, survived the April 20, 1999, mass shooting a...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world is on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library through Dec. 28.  The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Bulletin Board for December 7

Bulletin Board for December 7 The Message Holiday Schedule The Message will not publish issues on Dec. 28, 2018, and Jan. 4, 2019. The last 2018 issue will be published on Dec. 21, and the first 2019 issue will be published on Jan. 11. Information for publication before Christmas must be received in office by Dec. 12; informati...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018