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Parishes seeing major benefits from combined campaign

As Wave 3 of the Stewards of God’s Grace campaign nears completion, and with Wave 4 (the final wave) set for Spring 2018, parishes across the Diocese of Evansville’s 12 counties are seeing major benefits resulting from the first-ever combined capital campaign. “The funds generated...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Guerin Outreach Ministries honors Sister of Providence Mary Beth Klingel

Guerin Outreach Ministries honors Sister of Providence Mary Beth Klingel Sister of Providence Mary Beth Klingel, a native of Jasper, was awarded the 2018 Leadership and Advocacy Award by the Guerin Outreach Ministries Board of Directors on Oct. 18. Guerin Outreach Ministries is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, and th...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Catholic Foundation celebrates milestones

Catholic Foundation celebrates milestones More than 50 people gathered at the Reitz Home Carriage House on Nov. 7 to help the Catholic Foundation of Southwestern Indiana celebrate several milestones. Current and past board members, along with their spouses and guests, got together to reminisce about receiving a call from their Bishop to jo...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

EWTN, CatholicTV set to televise Installation Mass

EWTN, CatholicTV set to televise Installation Mass Alabama-based EWTN and Boston-based CatholicTV will air the Dec. 15 Installation Mass for Bishop-designate Joseph M. Siegel live beginning at 2 p.m. CST. Discussions continue with other TV outlets regarding the live telecast, and The Message will provide more details as they become available. The I...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bulletin Board for November 17, 2017

Bulletin Board for November 17, 2017 General Interest Emanuele Fontanini at Shrine Gift Shop, 3-6 p.m., Nov. 26, Shrine Gift Shop, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleview, Ill.; collectors can have pieces that they purchase autographed, along with two pieces from their own personal collection; for more information, call 81...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Around the Diocese for November 17, 2017

Around the Diocese for November 17, 2017 Happy birthday! Deacon Charles “Charlie” Johnson, deacon at Divine Mercy Parish in St. Anthony, celebrates his birthday on November 22. Rhonda Weissman, administrative assistant for the diocesan superintendent of schools, celebrates her birthday on November 22. Deacon Thomas Holsworth,...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Serra Club honors local eighth-graders for vocations projects

Serra Club honors local eighth-graders for vocations projects   The Serra Club honored 34 eighth-graders from 17 Evansville-area parishes during the annual Vocation Awareness Luncheon on Nov. 6 at the Catholic Center in Evansville. The event coincides with National Vocation Awareness Week, which was held Nov. 5-11, and recognizes students for creating pr...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

More than 120 receive Bruté Society honors

More than 120 receive Bruté Society honors The program for the Nov. 6 Bruté Society Mass and Solemn Induction Ceremony describes the event this way: “An annual celebration of unity and stewardship for the Catholic Church of Southwestern Indiana.” Diocese of Evansville Administrator Rev. Bernard T. Etienne drove that point h...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Veterans Day Mass focuses on warriors young and old

Veterans Day Mass focuses on warriors young and old In the United States, Veterans Day actually was born as Armistice Day, and was intended to remember the end of World War I. The Congressional act that established it in 1938 stated that Nov. 11 henceforth would be "a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated an...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Conference on human formation for ministry scheduled for 2018

The second biennial Conference on Human Formation has been scheduled for April 15-18, 2018, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad.   The conference is co-sponsored by Saint Luke Institute and Saint Meinrad Archabbey and its Seminary and School of Theology.   The conference will focus on...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017