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Hundreds gather to share faith and sisterhood

Hundreds gather to share faith and sisterhood They did it again.   The outstanding team of volunteers at St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh welcomed more than 275 mothers, sisters and neighbors to the parish’s second annual “Gather in Faith” women’s conference. Women of all backgrounds and ages gathered to sha...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

'To everything there is a season….'

'To everything there is a season….' It all started with some worn-down tennis courts and the desire to help kids understand the word of Christ.   Father Alex Zenthoefer, pastor of Evansville’s Annunciation Parish, saw the empty space at the Holy Spirit school campus and imagined the addition of some raised beds for gardeni...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

St. John Daylight announces Veterans Day Mass

St. John the Evangelist Parish in daylight has announced a Veterans Day Mass on Nov. 11 – Veterans Day and the feast of St. Martin of Tours, the Patron Saint of soldiers. The 9 a.m. CDT Mass welcomes veterans, active-duty personnel, and their friends and families from parishes across the Dioc...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Applications now open for Young Adult Initiative at Saint Meinrad

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology has received a $1.38 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., to begin an initiative intended to improve parish outreach to young adults and better engage them with the Catholic Church.   Applications are now being accepted for parishes interested...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Holy Rosary hosts Kermes Festival

Holy Rosary hosts Kermes Festival The front lawn of Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville was bright with tents, flags and the colorful t-shirts and native clothing of volunteers as the seventh annual Kermes Festival was held on Sept. 17. The celebration in honor of Mexico’s Independence Day offered parishioners the opportunity to...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sen. Tomes honors Saint Wendel School

Sen. Tomes honors Saint Wendel School Indiana Sen. Jim Tomes visited Saint Wendel Parish and School on Sept. 14 to present a proclamation recognizing the school’s most recent performance in ISTEP testing. Saint Wendel earned the highest ISTEP score in the state for students in grades 3-8 passing both English and math. Every Saint...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

IU honors Mater Dei coach Roseann Wilson with Leanne Grotke Award

IU honors Mater Dei coach Roseann Wilson with Leanne Grotke Award Mater Dei High School girls track coach Roseann Wilson, center, stands with I Association Board Member Ann Bastianelli, left and I Association Board Chair Mark Deal during the Sept. 15 ceremony in Indiana University’s Henke Hall of Champions in Bloomington. Wilson received the Leanne Grotke A...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Saint Meinrad Graduate Theology Program revises master's degree

ST. MEINRAD – Beginning this fall, it will take fewer credits for lay men and women to earn a master’s degree at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. Students will be able to complete the Master of Arts (Theology) degree in 36, instead of 48, credit hours and have more flexibi...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Family of Faith workshops set for Girl Scouts

The Diocese of Evansville Committee for Girl Scouts will hold a series of workshops in October for Girl Scouts across the diocese who wish to obtain Catholic emblems. Workshops will be held on Oct. 21 at St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh and on Oct. 28 at St. Mary Parish in Ireland. The works...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Grant will fund development of Spanish-language curriculum for permanent deacon formation

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada has awarded an innovation grant to produce a Spanish-language curriculum for permanent deacon formation. Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana and Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology of Seton Hal...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017