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Memorial Hospital Announces 2017 LCM Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient

Memorial Hospital Announces 2017 LCM Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient Jasper – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has announced that John McGovren has been named recipient of the first Little Company of Mary Volunteer of the Year Award. The award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital....
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Corpus Christi students bring art to life

Amber Martin’s seventh-grade class at Corpus Christi School in Evansville has been channeling their inner Dr. Frankenstein, bringing to life monsters created by their kindergarten buddies.     Kindergarteners drew their own interpretations of monsters earlier in the year, witho...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Prayers of different faiths 'strengthen our community'

Prayers of different faiths 'strengthen our community' Although much was different (from past years) during Evansville’s May 4 Interfaith observance of the National Day of Prayer, one critical element remained unchanged. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke talked about it as he addressed attendees and participants.   “We give thanks when we pray, and...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

'Yes' prevails at CAJE Nehemiah Action

'Yes' prevails at CAJE Nehemiah Action Four social-justice issues brought more than 1,300 people to Evansville’s Old National events Plaza on May 8 for the 2017 Nehemiah Action organized by Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment. As in past years, CAJE representatives explained the issues – and recommended solution...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Local Schools take top titles in academic competition

Local Schools take top titles in academic competition Students from across the state participated in the 2017 Indiana Academic Super Bowl, an annual event sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals and Purdue University. Middle school teams competed on April 29 in regional competitions held throughout the state, answering multiple choi...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bulletin Board for May 12, 2017

Bulletin Board for May 12, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, May 26 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, May 16. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail inform...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Around the Diocese for May 12, 2017

Around the Diocese for May 12, 2017 Happy birthday!   Bonnie Meadows, parish catechetical leader at Precious Blood Parish in Jasper, celebrates her birthday May 19. Father Gary Kaiser, pastor of Precious Blood Parish in Jasper and St. Mary Parish in Ireland, celebrates his birthday May 20. Thomas Evans, deacon of St. Matthew Par...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Community Foundation grants $50,000 to Sisters of St. Benedict

Community Foundation grants $50,000 to Sisters of St. Benedict Never doubt the power of prayer — coupled with the power of a well-written grant application and a genuine need. Don’t believe it? Just ask the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, who received word recently that the Dubois County Community Foundation will invest $50,000 in the monaste...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017

St. Benedict holds celebration for those with a call to teach, grow and challenge

St. Benedict holds celebration for those with a call to teach, grow and challenge The Woodward Hospitality Center at St. Benedict Cathedral School was overflowing on April 30 with visitors and well-wishers as the community celebrated the upcoming retirement of Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier and teacher Pete Werner, and the Golden Jubilee of Benedictine Sister Judy Dewig -...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017

St. Philip Parish hosts Women's Evening of Faith

St. Philip Parish hosts Women's Evening of Faith More than 200 guests filled the gymnasium of St. Philip School on April 27 to celebrate the Women’s Evening of Faith Dinner, held annually as a collaborative event between St. Philip and Corpus Christi Parishes.   The two parishes rotate hosting the event, which began as an outcome of sh...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017