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Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life

Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life Hundreds of pilgrims from across the Diocese of Evansville filled Christ the King Parish’s St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand on Jan. 17 for the Diocese of Evansville’s Mass for Life, which served as their sendoff for the 2018 Pilgrimage for Life to Washington, D.C. The Message will prov...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Paying it forward: Pilgrimage for Life scholarships

The Diocese of Evansville’s 2018 Pilgrimage for Life had a record number of participants who were able to attend because of scholarships. This year, more than 68 people were eligible to receive assistance so that they could make the trip to Washington D.C. 2017 participant, Elisha Hoffman sai...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Faith Day program will focus on becoming a saint

Faith Day program will focus on becoming a saint What must we do to become saints?             Sister of Providence Denise Wilkinson will explore that question during Holy Rosary Parish’s Faith Day on Feb. 24. St. Mother Theodore Guerin provided an answer long ago. Nothing extraordinary...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Knox County Catholics form 'Prayer Warrior' group

Knox County Catholics form 'Prayer Warrior' group Parishioners from St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes and St. St. Philip Neri Parish in Bicknell, both in Knox County, have formed a group they are calling “Prayer Warriors.” They are starting 2018 by embarking on a Pilgrimage of Prayer across the Diocese of Evansville.   ...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart

Blessing Ceremony held for St. Vincent Happy Wheels Cart The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley recently donated a Happy Wheels Cart to the St. Vincent Hospital for Women and Children. A blessing ceremony was held on January 9 at the pediatric unit of St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. A blessing of the cart, staff and volunteers was led...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers

Payday lending bill makes practice more equitable for borrowers Editor’s note: The Indiana Catholic Conference learned late last week of the introduction of House Bill 1319, which seeks to expand layday-loan products. The ICC will oppose this bill, and will continue to follow its progress and provide updates as appropriate. This new bill is not connected...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Holy Redeemer rejoices in additional payments

Holy Redeemer rejoices in additional payments As The Message reported in its Jan. 5 issue, Evansville’s Holy Redeemer Parish recently paid off mortgage debt for its 2003-built, 32,000-square-foot addition to the Mill Street campus on the city’s North Side. On Dec. 21, 2017, Pastor Father Jason Gries and current parish Finance Commi...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Catholic Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week

Catholic Schools Celebrate National School Choice Week The Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools will join other schools, organizations, and individuals from across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week 2018.  NSCW will be celebrated Jan. 21-27 this year.  The celebration is to raise awareness of K-12 education options for chi...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 19, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 19, 2018 General Interest Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 11 a.m., Sundays, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available, for information contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000; 5 p.m., Saturdays, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, interpreted Mass for the de...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 19, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 19, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Albert Frabutt, deacon at St. Mary Parish in Sullivan and St. Joan of Arc Parish in Jasonville, celebrates his birthday on January 24. Hank Carley, principal at St. Benedict Cathedral School in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on January 26. Liz Hirsch, parish catechetica...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018