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Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer dies on Dec. 14

Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer dies on Dec. 14 Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer, 91, a monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, died on Dec. 14 at the monastery. He was a jubilarian both of profession and priesthood.  He was born in Cedar Grove, Ind., on Sept. 24, 1927, and was given the name Charles Anthony at his bapti...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations continue

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations continue Celebrations of the Dec. 12 Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe continued across the Diocese of Evansville through Dec. 16. Early celebrations Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated Mass in English and Spanish on Dec. 9 at our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington. The Message published coverage of that Mas...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Around the Diocese for Dec. 21

Around the Diocese for Dec. 21 Happy Birthday! Deacon Kenneth Johanning celebrates his birthday on Dec. 31. Deacon David McDaniel of Holy Family Parish in Jasper celebrates his birthday on Dec. 31. Donna Bradley, Parish Catechetical Leader at St. Peter Parish in Montgomery, celebrates her birthday on Dec. 31. Tim McIntosh, Princ...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Bulletin Board for December 21

Bulletin Board for December 21 The Message Holiday Schedule This is the final 2018 issue of The Message. The Message will not publish issues on Dec. 28, 2018, and Jan. 4, 2019. The first 2019 issue will be published on Jan. 11. Information for publication in the Jan. 11 issue should arrive no later than Jan. 2, 2019. General Int...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Bishop announces diaconate ordinations

At the conclusion of the 10 a.m. Mass on Dec. 9 at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel announced, with “great joy,” that he will ordain Diocese of Evansville seminarians Martin Estrada and Juan Ramirez as deacons on March 2, 2019. Our Lady of Hope Parish will...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Parishes honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Parishes honor Our Lady of Guadalupe Latino communities in several parishes across the Diocese of Evansville are celebrating the Dec. 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington welcomed Bishop Joseph M. Siegel for Mass on Dec. 9, which was followed by a luncheon and celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe. T...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

St. Vincent Evansville's Spirit of Christmas Giving benefits Early Learning Center families

St. Vincent Evansville's Spirit of Christmas Giving benefits Early Learning Center families The Christmas spirit is all about giving to others, according to Kim Mulfinger, St. Vincent Early Learning Center executive director. On Dec. 11, the center experienced that spirit as about 15 St. Vincent Evansville employees formed an assembly line from a large box truck into the Early Learning Ce...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

St. John the Baptist teachers receive grants

St. John the Baptist teachers receive grants Five teachers from St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh have received grants totaling $19,000 from the Evansville-based Mother Bear Charitable Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of exceptional children in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.    ...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bulletin Board for Dec. 14

Bulletin Board for Dec. 14 The Message Holiday Schedule The Message will not publish issues on Dec. 28, 2018, and Jan. 4, 2019. The last 2018 issue will be published on Dec. 21, and the first 2019 issue will be published on Jan. 11. Information for publication before Christmas must be received in The Message office by Dec. 1...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Around the Diocese for Dec. 14

Around the Diocese for Dec. 14 Happy Birthday! Deacon Paul Vonderwell of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes and St. Philip Neri Parish in Bicknell celebrates his birthday on Dec. 19. Father Earl Rohleder, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Dec. 20. Ann Hitt, Parish Catechetical Leader at...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018