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St. Vincent Early Learning Center celebrates 100th anniversary

St. Vincent Early Learning Center celebrates 100th anniversary As you read these words, the St. Vincent Early Learning Center in Evansville is almost a week into its second century of service. The facility celebrated its 100th anniversary with open houses on Nov. 13, 14 and 15. St. Vincent’s Day Nursery opened on Nov. 18, 1918, at Assumption Parish on No...
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Around the Diocese for November 23

Around the Diocese for November 23 Happy Birthday! Elizabeth Flatt, Principal of St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh, celebrates her birthday on Nov 28. Carol Ann Gaddis, Parish Catechetical Leader at Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville, celebrates her birthday on Nov 28. Katie Vollmer, Parish Catechetical Leader at St. Clement Par...
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Bulletin Board for November 23

Bulletin Board for November 23 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days prior to publishing date. Entries may be repeated if space permits; entries may be edited; all times listed are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest C...
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Father Kenneth Herr dies on Nov. 12

Father Kenneth Herr dies on Nov. 12 Father Kenneth H. Herr, 77, died on Nov. 12, 2018, in Evansville. He was a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville. Father Herr was born in Warrick County on Jan. 13, 1941, to the late Herbert and Leona (Welte) Herr. He attended St. Meinrad College in St. Meinrad and Collegium Canisianum Semina...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Deacon Francis Hillenbrand dies on Nov. 10

Deacon Francis Hillenbrand dies on Nov. 10 Deacon Francis Henry Hillenbrand, 97, of Evansville, died on Nov. 10 at University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (formerly known as Little Sisters of the Poor). He was born in Evansville on Oct.15, 1921, to the late Henry Francis and Anna Irma "Sissie" (Schmadel) Hillenbrand. He was a 1940 grad...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Catholic Charities to build permanent home

Catholic Charities to build permanent home Catholic Charities is getting a new home in the Diocese of Evansville. The building will be located on the corner of Stringtown Road and Herndon Drive in Evansville – on the property of the former St. Theresa School.  The design, by Buente Buente Architects, provides a welcoming appeal t...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Patricia Browning Stone Sensory Playground opens at St. Vincent Evansville

Patricia Browning Stone Sensory Playground opens at St. Vincent Evansville Evansville native Bill Stone told a large crowd at St. Vincent Evansville on Nov. 5 that his mother, Patricia Browning Stone, “was a pretty special lady.” Bill and his wife Mary have assured that Patricia’s legacy will live on in a way that arguably is as special as she was. Bill...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Catholic Education Foundation tuition assistance grows

Catholic Education Foundation tuition assistance grows During its Oct. 18 meeting at Holy Cross Hall on the campus of Reitz Memorial High School, the Catholic Education Foundation Board reported that CEF funded more than $465,000 in tuition assistance awarded by Mater Dei and Reitz Memorial High Schools. The sum of CEF assistance and other aid restrict...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Complete list of Serra Club Vocations Award honorees

Following are the winners of the Serra Club’s 2018 Vocation Awards. The Diocese of Evansville’s Catholic Center hosted a luncheon and awards ceremony for the honorees on Nov. 2. Elsewhere on this page is an excerpt of Father Tyler Tenbarge’s keynote from the luncheon. St James Par...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Reading: Food for the Soul

The idea for this column first occurred a few months ago, and then popped into my mind again the other evening. Following my usual nightly routine, I picked up the book I had been reading, “Benedict’s Way,” and encountered this quote by John Wesley: “It cannot be that people...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018