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Father Kenneth Herr dies on Nov. 12

Father Kenneth Herr dies on Nov. 12 Father Kenneth H. Herr, 77, died on Nov. 12, 2018, in Evansville. He was a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville. Father Herr was born in Warrick County on Jan. 13, 1941, to the late Herbert and Leona (Welte) Herr. He attended St. Meinrad College in St. Meinrad and Collegium Canisianum Semina...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Deacon Francis Hillenbrand dies on Nov. 10

Deacon Francis Hillenbrand dies on Nov. 10 Deacon Francis Henry Hillenbrand, 97, of Evansville, died on Nov. 10 at University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (formerly known as Little Sisters of the Poor). He was born in Evansville on Oct.15, 1921, to the late Henry Francis and Anna Irma "Sissie" (Schmadel) Hillenbrand. He was a 1940 grad...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Catholic Charities to build permanent home

Catholic Charities to build permanent home Catholic Charities is getting a new home in the Diocese of Evansville. The building will be located on the corner of Stringtown Road and Herndon Drive in Evansville – on the property of the former St. Theresa School.  The design, by Buente Buente Architects, provides a welcoming appeal t...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Patricia Browning Stone Sensory Playground opens at St. Vincent Evansville

Patricia Browning Stone Sensory Playground opens at St. Vincent Evansville Evansville native Bill Stone told a large crowd at St. Vincent Evansville on Nov. 5 that his mother, Patricia Browning Stone, “was a pretty special lady.” Bill and his wife Mary have assured that Patricia’s legacy will live on in a way that arguably is as special as she was. Bill...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Catholic Education Foundation tuition assistance grows

Catholic Education Foundation tuition assistance grows During its Oct. 18 meeting at Holy Cross Hall on the campus of Reitz Memorial High School, the Catholic Education Foundation Board reported that CEF funded more than $465,000 in tuition assistance awarded by Mater Dei and Reitz Memorial High Schools. The sum of CEF assistance and other aid restrict...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Complete list of Serra Club Vocations Award honorees

Following are the winners of the Serra Club’s 2018 Vocation Awards. The Diocese of Evansville’s Catholic Center hosted a luncheon and awards ceremony for the honorees on Nov. 2. Elsewhere on this page is an excerpt of Father Tyler Tenbarge’s keynote from the luncheon. St James Par...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Reading: Food for the Soul

The idea for this column first occurred a few months ago, and then popped into my mind again the other evening. Following my usual nightly routine, I picked up the book I had been reading, “Benedict’s Way,” and encountered this quote by John Wesley: “It cannot be that people...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Another week is possible?

I attended a medical conference recently and was intrigued by a lecture on identity given by Patrick Vinay M.D., a French Canadian physician.  He outlined five ‘plans’ related to identity of the healthy, the sick, family members of the sick, healthcare providers and what our ultima...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Around the Diocese for Nov. 16

Around the Diocese for Nov. 16 Happy Birthday! Deacon Thomas Holsworth of St. Mary Parish in Huntingburg celebrates his birthday on Nov. 24. Janie Kempf, Parish Catechetical Leader at Divine Mercy Parish in St. Anthony, celebrates her birthday on Nov. 24. Rhonda Weissmann, Administrative Assistant in the Diocese of Evansville Ca...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Evansville Catholic Schools on 2-hour delay for Thursday

Evansville Catholic Schools on 2-hour delay for Thursday Evansville Catholic Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Thursday. Offices at the Catholic Center and Catholic Charities will operate on normal business hours....
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Thursday, November 15, 2018