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Indiana Catholic Conference advances consistent life ethic in the Statehouse

Indiana Catholic Conference advances consistent life ethic in the Statehouse INDIANAPOLIS – Each session of the Indiana General Assembly offers opportunities to promote the consistent life ethic and further the common good, says Glenn Tebbe, executive director of the Indiana Catholic Conference. The 2017 legislative session of the Indiana General Assembly adjourned Fr...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Seton Harvest welcomes growing season with Mass, blessing

Seton Harvest welcomes growing season with Mass, blessing Those attending the April 24 Mass and blessing that formally opened the eleventh season of the Daughters of Charity Seton Harvest community-supported agricultural initiative had a chance to sample strawberries picked that morning. They were sweet, firm and delicious – tasty and hopeful signs...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Catholic school students, alumni earn Youth Resources honors

Catholic school students, alumni earn Youth Resources honors Students and alumni from Diocese of Evansville Catholic school earned honors during the April 19 Youth Resources of Southwestern Indiana Hall of Fame Celebration. The organization, which is celebrating 30 years of youth-leadership programming, hosted the event at Evansville’s Holiday Inn Airp...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bulletin Board for April 28, 2017

Bulletin Board for April 28, 2017 General Interest Caring for our Earth: Climate Change Rally, 2 p.m., April 29, Four Freedoms Monument at the Riverfront, Evansville; local rally supporting national rally in Washington D.C. sharing message that we need to increase, not decrease, efforts to limit climate change; all are welcome to a...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Around the Diocese for April 28, 2017

Around the Diocese for April 28, 2017 Happy birthday! Father Theodore Tempel, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday May 3. Deacon James King, Christ the King Parish in Ferdinand, celebrates his birthday May 8.   Happy anniversary! Deacon Richard Preske, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville,...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pregnancy and Parenting support program assists more than 25,000 women

Since November 2014, Indiana’s Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program has served 25,251 clients from 70 Indiana counties during 62,109 support-service visits. The taxpayer-funded program exists to offer life-affirming counseling and mentoring support to women in unexpected or crisis pregnanc...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

'… go and tell the Good News'

'… go and tell the Good News' As he concluded his homily during the April 15 Easter Vigil Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville, Bishop Charles C. Thompson encourages those in attendance to be witnesses – not unlike the first witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection. ‘This is the ultimate joy of the gospel beca...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bulletin Board for April 21, 2017

Bulletin Board for April 21, 2017  Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, May 5 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, April 25. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mai...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Around the Diocese for April 21, 2017

Around the Diocese for April 21, 2017 Happy birthday! Father Zach Etienne, pastor at Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday May 1. Father William Traylor, associate pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Jasper, celebrates his birthday May 2.   Happy anniversary! Father Eugene Schroeder, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Seder Suppers increase awareness of Jewish roots

Seder Suppers increase awareness of Jewish roots Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville have long used the traditional Passover Seder to teach the history of the Jewish religion and discover connections to the roots of Catholicism.   All Saints Parish in Evansville has been holding a Seder Supper as an annual event for more than 26 years. Thi...
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Thursday, April 20, 2017