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Pioneer of the diocesan Latino ministry dies at 92

Pioneer of the diocesan Latino ministry dies at 92 Father Eugene F. Heerdink, an Evansville native and pioneer of the Diocese of Evansville’s ministry to the Latino community, died April 13 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was 92. Bishop Joseph M. Siegel concelebrated a Mass of Christian Burial for Father Heerdink on April 17 at St....
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

St. Clement, Boonville, hosts Rogation Day Mass

St. Clement, Boonville, hosts Rogation Day Mass St. Clement Parish in Boonville hosted the Diocese of Evansville’s 2018 Roagation Mass on April 10. At the end of Mass, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel blessed seeds and soil for attendees from six counties – Dubois, Gibson, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick.   Bishop Siegel told tho...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Holy Rosary breaks ground on new construction

Holy Rosary breaks ground on new construction Father Bernie Etienne, pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, thanked the crowd assembled and led them in prayer during a groundbreaking and blessing before the 4:30 p.m. Mass on April 14. The parish has begun a $4 million project that includes a day chapel, gathering space, elevator, handicap-accessible re...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Bulletin Board for April 20, 2018

Bulletin Board for April 20, 2018 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, May 4, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, April 24. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail infor...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Around the Diocese for April 20, 2018

Around the Diocese for April 20, 2018 Happy birthday! Dr. Marie Williams, principal at Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville, celebrates her birthday on April 25. Jon Day, assistant principal at St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh, celebrates his birthday on April 30. Father Zach Etienne, pastor of Good Shepherd Parish in Evansv...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Knights Council honors Father John Boeglin

Knights Council honors Father John Boeglin The Jasper Knights of Columbus have announced that Father John Boeglin is the 2018 Ron Seger Memorial Insured Member of the Year, Father Boeglin is pastor of Holy Family Parish in Jasper and serves as Rural Life Director for the Diocese of Evansville. Father Boeglin received his honor on March 17at...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

MEO Idol rocks the night away

MEO Idol rocks the night away For the eighth year, the Marian Education Outreach Tri-State IDOL Gala provided an evening of entertainment and talent. Three acts performed for the annual talent competition benefiting students who learn differently in the Evansville Catholic Diocesan schools.   “Marion Educational Out...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Youth Resources Hall of Fame event is April 19

Youth Resources invites the community to attend its 24th annual Hall of Fame Celebration on  April 19 at St. Benedict Cathedral School’s Woodward Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. CDT with a dinner/program at 6 p.m. High school seniors who participate in YR...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Nowak named Posey County Teacher of the Year

Nowak named Posey County Teacher of the Year The Posey County Alliance presented Ryan Nowak, a fifth-grade teacher at St. Wendel Catholic School in St. Wendel, with the 2018 Posey County Teacher of the Year award at the Southwest Indiana Chamber’s annual Report to the Posey County Business Community Dinner.   Nowak said he was hon...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Youth Resources names Mater Dei's Chapman as Youth of the Month

Youth Resources names Mater Dei's Chapman as Youth of the Month In a few weeks, Mater Dei High School senior and Youth Resources’ April Youth of the Month Abbey Chapman will see months of work and planning culminate with a five-hour dance party featuring a few hundred of her fellow students. Mater Dei’s Dance Marathon is in its eighth year. And whil...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018