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Reitz Memorial wins fourth straight Academic Decathlon Championship

Reitz Memorial wins fourth straight Academic Decathlon Championship Reitz Memorial High School Academic Decathlon teams know a thing or two about how to prepare for competition.     For the ninth time in the last 11 years and fourth year in a row, the Memorial Academic Decathlon team earned the title of State Champions.   As a team, Memorial won all...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Archers earn honors at State competition

Archers earn honors at State competition Young archers from Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools turned in strong performances March 11 at the National Archery in the Schools Program Indiana State Championships, held at the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.   Competitors from 11 local east and westside schools shot in two discipli...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style Resurrection student Dawson Schroeder laughs with diocesan Superintendent Dr. Daryl Hagan during the first annual Amazing Shake Challenge. For the past nine weeks, the fifth through eighth graders have been fine tuning their firm handshakes, introduction skills and conversation skills. The top eigh...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Krapf continues to 'shrink the monster' of abuse

Krapf continues to 'shrink the monster' of abuse Jasper native Norbert Krapf visited the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center for a March 16 presentation, which featured readings from his newest book, “Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse.” Krapf suffered sexual abuse by a now-deceased priest of the Diocese of Evans...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition

Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition Saint Wendel School broke ground on its latest building project, the creation of an early childhood learning center, with a ceremony on March 16. A large crowd of students, staff, and community members gathered at the construction site in Saint Wendel to celebrate the occasion.   Principal Hal...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Leadership Evansville honors Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr

Leadership Evansville honors Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr, director of Evansville’s St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, received Leadership Evansville’s Celebration of Leadership Award for Health and Social Services during the organization’s 22nd Annual Celebration of Leadership event, held March 9 at Old...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Reitz Memorial mourns beloved teacher and coach

Reitz Memorial mourns beloved teacher and coach “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”   These words from the second letter of Saint Paul to Timothy, shared only a few hours after the news broke about the passing of Dylan Barnes, succinctly summed up the memory of a beloved teacher and...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Volunteers pray and work during Day of Service

Volunteers pray and work during Day of Service The theme for the Fourth Annual Day of Service organized by St. Meinrad Archabbey came straight from the Rule of St. Benedict: Ora et Labora (Pray and Work). Eighteen volunteers spent several hours on March 11 working at three different locations around Evansville. They did some painting and prep w...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

St. Meinrad seminarians receive ministries

Diocese of Evansville seminarians Luke Hassler and Andrew Thomas were among 13 priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad who received the ministry of acolyte earlier this month in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 17, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 17, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, March 31 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, March 21. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail in...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017