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CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly

CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly Father Ed Schnur, Pastor of Saint Wendel Parish in Saint Wendel and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville, tells The Message that Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment engaged more than 575 people in conversation leading up to the 2017 Community Problems Assembly. Holy Redeeemer Parish...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Saluting the State Champions

Saluting the State Champions Classmates, faculty and staff, family members and friends salute the Reitz Memorial High School football team during a special Nov. 27 assembly. Reitz Memorial defeated Brebeuf Jesuit of Indianapolis, 29-17, on Nov. 24 in Lucas Oil Stadium to win the Indiana Class 3A State Championship – the...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Diocesan faithful make commitments as Providence Associates

Bloomfield resident Cindy Montgomery and Evansville resident Sandy Powell have made commitments as Providence Associates during the Nov. 17 rite of commitment ceremony at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. The ceremony coincided with the Providence Associates’ 10-year-anniversary celebration. Mont...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 1, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 1, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Dec. 15, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail infor...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 1, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 1, 2017 Happy birthday! Father Stephen Lintzenich, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 7. Sheri Cooley, parish catechetical leader at St. Wendel Parish in St. Wendel and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville, celebrates her birthday on December 8. Sharon Vogl...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Martin completes prayer garden as Eagle Scout project

Martin completes prayer garden as Eagle Scout project Jake Martin, 18, built a prayer garden featuring a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at St. Philip Parish in Posey County as his Eagle Scout project. He earned Eagle Scout in August 2017. As a scout, he served as Assistant Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Instructor, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, and Vic...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Holy Family Parish introduces new church organ with concert

Holy Family Parish introduces new church organ with concert Holy Family Parish in Jasper welcomed acclaimed organist Greg Zelek to Jasper for a special Nov. 12 concert on the parish’s new Rodgers Infinity 361-II, which was installed in September. About 250 people came from all over Southwestern Indiana to hear the 26-year-old from Florida play classic...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bulletin Board for November 24, 2017

Bulletin Board for November 24, 2017 General Interest “Road to Alaska” plein-air art exhibit, through Dec 4, Saint Meinrad Archabbey library gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit showcases the work of two friends travelling 12,000 miles to Alaska, producing 160 paintings along the way; exhibit is free and open to the public; for h...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Around the Diocese for November 24, 2017

Around the Diocese for November 24, 2017 Happy birthday!   Deacon John McMullen, deacon at Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on November 30.   Happy anniversary!   Father Homero Rodriguez, associate pastor at Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood on December 5,...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Gibson County native publishes book of Advent reflections

Gibson County native publishes book of Advent reflections Anna (Bittner) Schulten is a former intern for The Message – and now, she is a published book author!   Schulten has penned “Encounter: Advent Reflections for Catholics in Transition.” It is available in paperback from Amazon. This may sound contradictory, but transition has...
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Friday, November 17, 2017