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Easter Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

Easter Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Peace be with you” was Jesus’ greeting to his apostles that first Easter evening. Coming into their midst in the Upper Room, the Risen Lord reassured his frightened and grief-stricken friends that he was truly alive, and he breathed on t...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Catholic Foundation allocates $1.9 million in funding

The board of directors of The Catholic Foundation of Southwestern Indiana Inc., is pleased to announce a record $1,915,362 in funding for the 2018 calendar year in the Diocese of Evansville. This represents a historic record for the foundation in funding, and an increase of 12 percent over the prev...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 30, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 30, 2018 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, April 13, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday,  April 3. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Ma...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Around the Diocese for March 30, 2018

Around the Diocese for March 30, 2018 Happy birthday! Father Ron Kreilein, pastor of St. Bernard Parish in Rockport and St. Martin Parish in Chrisney, celebrates his birthday on April 6. Darin Knight, principal at Mater Dei High School in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on April 10. Megan Howington, principal at St. Philip school i...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Newburgh student's cupcakes help fill 'Rice Bowl'

Newburgh student's cupcakes help fill 'Rice Bowl' Third-grader Alexa Meunier of Newburgh decided she wanted to do something special as part of her fundraising effort for Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program this Lent. Her Mom, Cori, said Lexi originally wanted to go through her room gathering up items for a yard sale. “We talked...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Source and Summit: 'Who do you say that I am?'

Source and Summit: 'Who do you say that I am?' On March 16,500 people (including our 140-member team) descended upon Mater Dei High School to spend their weekend with Christ. Each day, we celebrated Mass, prayed the rosary, and had the opportunity for confession. We enjoyed skits and dance battles between Source Summit Chaplain Father Jerry Pra...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Rogation Day Mass is April 10 at St. Clement, Boonville

Rogation Day Mass is April 10 at St. Clement, Boonville Bishop Joseph M. Siegel will celebrate the Diocese of Evansville’s 2018 Rogation Day Mass at 6 p.m. CDT on April 10 at St. Clement Parish in Boonville. Father John Boeglin, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Jasper, serves as the Diocesan Rural Life Director. He provided The Message with a look...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

KU Students choose 'Alternative Spring Break'

KU Students choose 'Alternative Spring Break' It doesn’t take long to make a difference. Student volunteers from the University of Kansas may have only been in Evansville from March 17-25, but the impact they left is tangible.  Alternative Breaks is a student-run service-learning organization operated by a group of undergraduate stu...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mission group visits Haitian parish

Mission group visits Haitian parish In rural northern mountainous Haiti, students walk unpaved dirt pathways for up to two hours in order to attend school at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Dupity – an extremely remote area in northwest Haiti accessible only by a single unpaved road, 12 miles from the nearest development. For the...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Seeing Christ in the poor

Seeing Christ in the poor Helping the poor has long been a passion for Sister Donna Marie Herr, a member of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.  As the coordinator for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry & Office of Emergency Assistance in Evansville the past 10 years, she is in a great spot to assist th...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018