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More Catholic schools earn Four Star status

The Indiana Department of Education has announced a second round of Four Star school awards, and Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools claimed 13 total spots in the two rounds of announcements.   The Complete list of Four Star schools in the Diocese of Evansville includes Corpus Christi Schoo...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Reitz Memorial honors alumnus Christopher Kiefer

Reitz Memorial honors alumnus Christopher Kiefer During its May 21 Commencement Ceremony at Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville, Reitz Memorial High School honored 1977 graduate Christopher A. Kiefer with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award. “Since 1986, the Distinguished Service Award has been presented to a member of our Mem...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Diocese bids farewell to Scott Whitehouse

At the conclusion of the June 5 Mass of Christian Burial for longtime Diocesan Master of Ceremonies and Catholic school teacher Scott Whitehouse, Bishop Charles C. Thompson shared some details about the last visit he and Bishop-Emeritus Gerald Gettelfinger enjoyed with Whitehouse, the day before he...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 9, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 9, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, June 30 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, June 20. 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, June 08, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy Birthday! Jennifer Mayer, parish catechetical leader at St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, celebrates her birthday June 14. Jeanne Rush, parish catechetical leader at St. Henry Parish, St. Henry, celebrates her birthday June 18. Hallie Scheu, principal at St. Wendel School, St. Wendel, celebrat...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Special Needs anglers enjoy a day of fishing

Knights of Columbus Council 10257 staged its 18th annual Special Needs Fishing Tournament on May 20 at Lake Last Cast near Degonia Springs, Ind. Fifty six angers combined to land 243 fish that measured a total of 1,582 inches. A 25-inch catfish was big fish of the day.   All anglers received p...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Five Saint Meinrad monks celebrate anniversaries

The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad celebrated the jubilees of five of their confreres on May 28. Honored were Father Germain Swisshelm, 60 years of monastic profession; Father Sebastian Leonard and Father Aurelius Boberek, 60 years of priesthood ordination; and Father M...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

Annunciation School celebrates retirees

Annunciation School celebrates retirees  Annunciation School in Evansville celebrated the careers of two cherished teachers on May 22 with an assembly full of music and joy. Students, staff, parents and guests honored Chuck Masterson and Ann Lampkins for their combined 89 years of teaching - Lampkins has served 45 years (30 at the s...
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Thursday, June 01, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 2, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 2, 2017 General Interest Diocesan Choir looking for volunteers, 10 a.m., June 3, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; join the Diocesan Choir as Deacon John Pfister and Deacon Jerry Pratt are ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood; choir is open to singers and instrumentalists from all the parishes (8th...
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Thursday, June 01, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Father Bernie Etienne, Vicar General of the Diocese of Evansville and pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on June 9. Father Frank Renner, pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Petersburg and Blessed Sacrament Parish in Oakland City, celebrates his b...
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Thursday, June 01, 2017