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'9 Days for Life' begins on Jan. 14

On Jan. 14, thousands of Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on Pro Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, leads up to the annual Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of U...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Catholic voice remains constant at the Indiana Statehouse

Catholic voice remains constant at the Indiana Statehouse There are some new voices at the Indiana Statehouse following the 2018 midterm elections, but one remains constant – that of the Catholic Church. As lawmakers reconvened in Indianapolis on Jan. 3 to open the 2019 Indiana General Assembly, so did the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC), which fo...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Bulletin Board for Jan. 11

Bulletin Board for Jan. 11 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 Taiz...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Around the Diocese for Jan. 11

Around the Diocese for Jan. 11 Happy Birthday! Father John Boeglin, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Jasper and Diocesan Director of Rural Life, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, rector of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Father Jeff Read, pastor...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad is hosting an exhibit of fine art prints by Bloomington, Ind., artist Elizabeth Busey through Feb. 14.  Busey’s exhibit is titled “Rhythm of All Things.” For Busey, printmaking is a way to meditate on parts of the world t...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel For unto us a child is born, a Son is given. (Isaiah 9:5) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The prophet Isaiah proclaimed these words of hope to a people close to defeat and despair. He prophesized that God, in His mercy, would act on their behalf to scatter the darkness of war and violence. Out...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte Delbert “Del” Welte was a man with a big heart who loved to help people, according to his wife. Since 1999, Welte volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville. Thelma Welte said Habibat was a large part of her late-husband’s heart. When they first met, Thelma said she saw h...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scott Britt retires after 27 years as diocesan associate treasurer

Scott Britt retires after 27 years as diocesan associate treasurer Scott Britt is excited not to have deadlines. For as long as Britt can recall, his work always revolved around deadlines: month-end, quarterly-end, year-end and audit – you name it. After 27 years as the Catholic Diocese of Evansville’s associate treasurer, Britt retired on Dec. 17. And...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Karen Wittgen Cain joins Treasurers staff

Karen Wittgen Cain joins Treasurers staff For Karen Wittgen Cain, accepting a job with the Catholic Diocese of Evansville was like coming home. Cain joined the diocesan staff in the Office of the Treasurer as Associate Treasurer on Nov. 19 – just days before Thanksgiving. Cain comes to the diocesan staff from Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel dies

Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel dies Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel, 84, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, died on Dec. 16  at the monastery. Sister Mary Leon was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Fort Branch, Ind., the third of eight children of Leo and Lorene (Martin) Kiesel. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018