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Resurrection's Jennifer Baehl named Teacher of Year by local Air Force Association

Resurrection's Jennifer Baehl named Teacher of Year by local Air Force Association Despite the brief return of sunshine and break in wet weather outside, Resurrection School Principal Theresa Berendes scrambled to find an excuse to get kids inside – without a fuss – for recess. Jennifer Baehl had no idea it was all for her. Baehl was surprised on Feb. 21 by the local...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

St. Wendel sixth-graders interview for classroom jobs, learn real-life skills

St. Wendel sixth-graders interview for classroom jobs, learn real-life skills Despite being an outgoing person, Amanda Cadden admitted her first interview with a potential employer did not go as well as she’d hoped. Now a Saint Wendel Catholic School teacher, Cadden recalled being “incredibly nervous” for her first-ever interview in high school, and she did...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Bishop reads to kids at St. Vincent during 5th Annual Literacy Week

Bishop reads to kids at St. Vincent during 5th Annual Literacy Week Bishop Joseph M. Siegel read “Soup Day,” by author Melissa Iwai, to a classroom of students at St. Vincent Early Learning Center on Feb. 25 during the fifth annual Literacy Week. Bishop Siegel joined a group of other prominent community members – including government leaders, law...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Senate votes on payday loans "potentially devastating" for most vulnerable

Senate votes on payday loans The Indiana Catholic Conference and other advocates for the poor vow to keep up their fight following two recent votes in the Indiana Senate that in effect would dramatically expand predatory lending in the state.  In a close vote, lawmakers defeated Senate Bill 104, which would have placed li...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Bulletin Board for March 8

Bulletin Board for March 8 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 are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest Sundays...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Around the Diocese for March 8

Around the Diocese for March 8 Happy Birthday! Deacon Joseph Seibert of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh celebrates his birthday on March 13. Deacon Tony Schapker of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh celebrates his birthday on March 14. Father Jay Davidson, administrator of All Saints Parish in Evansville, celebrate...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Attempt to bar vouchers from faith-based schools defeated in state legislature

Attempt to bar vouchers from faith-based schools defeated in state legislature An effort to block private schools from receiving vouchers based on their employment practices has stalled twice at the Statehouse in recent weeks, but it could resurface if the lawmaker behind it continues to protest the actions of his alma mater. Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis), a 2001 graduat...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Giving Up? 7 new ideas for a life-changing Lent

Giving Up? 7 new ideas for a life-changing Lent Tired of giving up chocolate? Do you want to see real change in your life by Easter? Try one of these ideas as a Lenten practice.  ONE –– Visit your family. As a priest, I see many men and women fading slowly into meaninglessness in nursing homes. Their children have stopped coming...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Ash Wednesday Service Schedule

2019 Ash Wednesday Service Schedule Following is a schedule of March 6, 2019, Ash Wednesday Masses, Communion Services and prayer services for distribution of ashes. We thank our parishes for providing this information. Please contact parish offices directly for information from parishes you don’t see listed here. All times lis...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Lenten Reconciliation Services and Schedules

2019 Lenten Reconciliation Services and Schedules Following is a schedule of opportunities for personal Confession and Lenten penance services in parishes across our diocese. We thank our parishes for providing this information. Please check with parishes not listed here for their schedules. All times listed are local times. NORTH DEANERY St. Fran...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019