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House of Discernment accepting applications

House of Discernment accepting applications The Diocese of Evansville’s Father Deydier House of Discernment opens this August at Sacred Heart Rectory in Evansville. The house will provide a place for young men, ages 19-30, to discern God’s call in their lives.  The first round of admissions will begin on July 25. A...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

July 4th Cluster Mass focuses on peace and freedom

July 4th Cluster Mass focuses on peace and freedom Holy Rosary Parish hosted the annual July 4th Cluster Mass for the greater Evansville community. Annunciation of the Lord Parish and Holy Rosary have been offering this Mass for several years. Father Bernie Etienne, pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, concelebrated the Mass with Father Homero Rodriguez,...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

'Catholics Returning Home' erases 209 years without Holy Communion

On Easter Sunday this year, seven Catholics who had been away from the Church and sacraments for a collective 209 years finally came home and received the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. Father Henry Kuykendall, Deacon Jay Van Hoosier and Carole Daniels began a 10-week program of evangelization cal...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Bulletin Board for July 13, 2018

Bulletin Board for July 13, 2018 General Interest “Art of Discovery” Exhibit, on displaythrough Aug. 14, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; woodturning artist Keith Armstrong and photographer Nancy Smith are both inspired by nature and work to discover its hidden beauty; view their display in a free an...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Around the Diocese for July 13, 2018

Around the Diocese for July 13, 2018 Happy birthday!   Happy birthday to Bishop Joseph M. Siegel, sixth bishop of the Diocese of Evansville!  Bishop Siegel celebrates his birthday on July 18.   Deacon Thomas Goebel, deacon at Corpus Christi Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on July 18. Father Joseph Erbacher...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

St. Peter Parish prepares for Bicentennial

St. Peter Parish prepares for Bicentennial St. Peter Parish in Montgomery will observe the 200th anniversary of its founding this month. The celebration will begin July 15 and conclude on July 22. Special events during the week will include an opening Mass on July 15 at St. Peter Church with a homily by Father James Connelly, C.S.C., archiv...
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Thursday, July 05, 2018

Source and Summit focuses on First Martyrs of the Holy Church

Source and Summit focuses on First Martyrs of the Holy Church Editor’s note – The Message intern Maria Sermersheim participated in the June 30 Source Summit follow-up event at the diocese of Evansville’s Sarto Retreat House. This is her first-person report on the event.              ...
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Thursday, July 05, 2018

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, July 20, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, July 10. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail info...
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Thursday, July 05, 2018

Around the Diocese

Happy birthday! Father Jack Durchholz, pastor of Christ the King Parish in Ferdinand, celebrates his birthday on July 11. Father Anthony Kissel, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on July 11. Mike Hagedorn, parish catechetical leader at St. Joseph Parish in Jaspe...
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Thursday, July 05, 2018

Mass honors Celestine's 175h anniversary

Mass honors Celestine's 175h anniversary Father Joseph Kundek founded the town of Celestine and its Catholic community in 1843. Bishop Joseph M. Siegel and seven priests of the Diocese of Evansville concelebrated Mass on June 24 at St. Celestine Church as part of the formal 175th anniversary of the town and its rich Catholic heritage. Fat...
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Thursday, June 28, 2018