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Diocese offers two marriage-preparation programs

My wife and I have been married for 22 years, and the journey has definitely had its share of joy and sorrow.  People often will equate marriage with a rollercoaster, and I understand the analogy; but true Catholic marriage speaks to something much deeper.  It is true that marriage consis...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

SOURCE SUMMIT Retreats set for March 16-18

The 2018 SOURCE SUMMIT Retreats – one for young people and one for adults – are scheduled for March 16-18 at Mater Dei High School and Corpus Christi Parish, both on Evansville’s west side. Mater Dei High School will host the retreat for youth and young adults (ages 13-24), which...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 26, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 26, 2018 General Interest St. John’s Bible on display at St. Meinrad, Jan. 12-Feb. 3, Scholar Shop Bookstore, Newman Hall, St. Meinrad Archabbey, Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad; hours Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; commissioned in 1998 by the Benedictine Abbey in Co...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 26, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 26, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Thomas Kirsch, deacon at St. Philip Parish in Posey County, celebrates his birthday on January 31. Deacon Michael Helfter, deacon at Holy Family Parish in Jasper, celebrates his birthday on February 3.   Subscribe to our YouTube Channel   Did you know that the Dio...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life

Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life Hundreds of pilgrims from across the Diocese of Evansville filled Christ the King Parish’s St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand on Jan. 17 for the Diocese of Evansville’s Mass for Life, which served as their sendoff for the 2018 Pilgrimage for Life to Washington, D.C. The Message will prov...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Paying it forward: Pilgrimage for Life scholarships

The Diocese of Evansville’s 2018 Pilgrimage for Life had a record number of participants who were able to attend because of scholarships. This year, more than 68 people were eligible to receive assistance so that they could make the trip to Washington D.C. 2017 participant, Elisha Hoffman sai...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Faith Day program will focus on becoming a saint

Faith Day program will focus on becoming a saint What must we do to become saints?             Sister of Providence Denise Wilkinson will explore that question during Holy Rosary Parish’s Faith Day on Feb. 24. St. Mother Theodore Guerin provided an answer long ago. Nothing extraordinary...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Knox County Catholics form 'Prayer Warrior' group

Knox County Catholics form 'Prayer Warrior' group Parishioners from St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes and St. St. Philip Neri Parish in Bicknell, both in Knox County, have formed a group they are calling “Prayer Warriors.” They are starting 2018 by embarking on a Pilgrimage of Prayer across the Diocese of Evansville.   ...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart

Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley recently donated a Happy Wheels Cart to the St. Vincent Hospital for Women and Children. A blessing ceremony was held on January 9 at the pediatric unit of St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. A blessing of the cart, staff and volunteers was led...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers Editor’s note: The Indiana Catholic Conference learned late last week of the introduction of House Bill 1319, which seeks to expand layday-loan products. The ICC will oppose this bill, and will continue to follow its progress and provide updates as appropriate. This new bill is not connected...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018