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Around the Diocese for Sept. 15, 2017

Around the Diocese for Sept. 15, 2017 Happy birthday! Sally Sternberg, assistant superintendent in the diocesan Catholic Schools Office, celebrates her birthday on September 21. Tracey Unfried, assistant principal at Holy Rosary School in Evansville, celebrates her birthday on September 21. Deacon Wayne Hoy, deacon at St. Boniface Par...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tomorrow's Work Force program honors student leaders

Tomorrow's Work Force program honors student leaders Forty high school seniors – 22 from Mater Dei High School and 18 from Reitz Memorial High School – emerged from the largest pool of applicants ever to earn Tomorrow’s Work Force Leadership Awards during the program’s 17th annual luncheon, which occurred on Sept. 5 at Old Nat...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Faith communities unite to renounce hatred

Faith communities unite to renounce hatred More than 20 members of the greater Evansville faith community gathered in the narthex of the University of Evansville’s Neu Chapel on Aug. 29 to publicly renounce hatred and offer a formal statement to that effect. More than 65 representatives of numerous faith traditions signed the statemen...
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Friday, September 08, 2017

Evansville man wins St. Bernard Corvette Raffle

Evansville man wins St. Bernard Corvette Raffle After selling a record of more than 13,200 tickets to buyers from across the world, organizers of the annual St. Bernard Corvette Auction in Rockport pulled a winning ticket on Aug. 19 – from Evansville! Michael Kormelink of Evansville, a friend of St. Bernard parishioner Dick Lawson and raff...
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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Bulletin Board for Sept. 8, 2017

Bulletin Board for Sept. 8, 2017 General Interest “We Remember You” Candlelight Vigil, 7:30-8 p.m., Sept. 13, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; remembering loved ones who have died by suicide; for more information, call 618-394-6270 or visit www.snows.org/programs.   St. Boniface Altar So...
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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Around the Diocese for Sept. 8, 2017

Around the Diocese for Sept. 8, 2017 Happy birthday! Dan Gilbert, principal at St. Joseph School in Princeton, celebrates his birthday on September 15. Father Homero Rodriguez, associate pastor at Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on September 18.   WVC Farm Store thriving   The White Violet Center fo...
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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Helping those suffering due to hurricanes

Helping those suffering due to hurricanes It is a true blessing that so many of you – parishioners, students and others – want to respond so generously to the heart-wrenching devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other areas where people are suffering from the effects of recent hurricanes. Catholic Charities USA and it...
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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Faith call us to love, not hate

Faith call us to love, not hate Diocese of Evansville Administrator Father Bernie Etienne visits with Omar Atia of the Evansville Islamic Society before an Aug. 29 press conference in Neu Chapel at the University of Evansville. Leaders from the area’s diverse faith community gathered to formally present a statement rejectin...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Catechists hear call to encounter Christ in Scripture

Catechists hear call to encounter Christ in Scripture During the 2017 Formation Day at the Diocese of Evansville’s Catholic Center, 140 catechists from parishes across our 12 counties heard a collective call to encounter Christ in Scripture and help others do the same. The Diocesan Office of Catechesis organized the Aug. 26 event. Well-known aut...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

St. Mary, Sullivan, celebrates 150th Anniversary

St. Mary, Sullivan, celebrates 150th Anniversary Deacon Albert Frabutt of St. Mary Parish in Sullivan read Matthew’s account of Jesus’ founding of the Church during the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Mary on Aug. 26, which celebrated the 150th anniversary of the founding of Sullivan County’s only parish: “And so I say to you, you are...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017