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Rice and Beans Dinner provides opportunity to share the harvest

Rice and Beans Dinner provides opportunity to share the harvest At the third annual Rice and Beans dinner, held Feb. 25 at Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville, Mary Ann Davis began by sharing the words of Samuel L. Lewis,  "I feel like a gardener who planted a bunch of seeds and nothing came up; and again the next year he planted a bunch more seeds; and so...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 3, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 3, 2017 General Interest Monastery Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 30-31; 8 a.m.-3 p.m., April 1, Event Hall, Monastery of Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; furniture, framed pictures, dishes, lamps and artifacts from various countries.   National Catholic Sisters Week Cupcakes, Coffee and Conversati...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Father David Martin, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 12. Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier, principal at St. Benedict Cathedral School, Evansville, celebrates her birthday on March 13. Deacon Richard Grannan celebrates his birthday...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Reitz Memorial inducts seven into Hall of Fame

Reitz Memorial inducts seven into Hall of Fame Reitz Memorial High School inducted seven alumni into its athletic Hall of Fame during a Feb. 26 dinner and ceremony at the Wayne Henning Atrium of downtown Evansville’s Old National Bank building. Following are thumbnails of the inductees   Faye “Bud” Johnson – 1933 (p...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Students bring Pink Shirt Day to Newburgh

Students bring Pink Shirt Day to Newburgh Students and staff at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Newburgh celebrated National Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 22.  Pink Shirt Day originated in Nova Scotia when two high school boys wore pink shirts to school in support of another student who had been getting bullied for wearing pink....
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Christ the King Parish in Dubois County celebrates its birth

Christ the King Parish in Dubois County celebrates its birth   On March 1, St. Ferdinand Parish in Ferdinand merged with St. Henry Parish in St Henry to form Christ the King Parish. On Feb. 26, a kickoff celebration drew almost 500 people from the merging parishes representing more than 200 families.   The merger is the culmination of preparation t...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

'Repent and believe in the Gospel'

'Repent and believe in the Gospel' Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen administers ashes during the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville on March 1, Ash Wednesday. Father Mullen serves as Rector of the Cathedral....
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Statement from Bishop Charles C. Thompson regarding the incident at Temple Adath B'Nai Israel

Statement from Bishop Charles C. Thompson regarding the incident at Temple Adath B'Nai Israel Evansville, Ind., March 1, 2017 – Bishop Charles C. Thompson of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville has released the following statement concerning the recent shooting incident at Temple Adath B’nai Israel in Evansville: “Evansville has, for generations, shined as a beacon of warm...
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art

St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Todd Derr through March 21.   Derr, of Owensboro, Ky., is a dedicated plein-air painter working outside to capture light effects that give life to a particular place. Painting on location w...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25 The Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, organized by the Marian Center of Indianapolis and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown hotel from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 25. The theme of this year’s conference is “A Cloud...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017