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Update on release of clergy names

Update on release of clergy names In late September, the Diocese of Evansville announced its intention tocollect and release the names of diocesan priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. The thorough inspection of clergy records dating from the diocese’s founding in 1944 continues. When complete, the...
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Eubanks survives Columbine and addiction

Eubanks survives Columbine and addiction Mater Dei High School’s auditorium was full of freshmen and sophomores from that school and Reitz Memorial High School on Nov. 29 – all listening to Austin Eubanks’ frightening, fascinating and compelling story. Eubanks, now in his 30s, survived the April 20, 1999, mass shooting a...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world is on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library through Dec. 28.  The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Bulletin Board for December 7

Bulletin Board for December 7 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 office by Dec. 12; informati...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Around the Diocese for December 7

Around the Diocese for December 7 Happy Birthday! Deacon Earl Ruppel, retired, celebrates his birthday on Dec. 16. Deacon Dave Seibert of St. Clement Parish in Boonville celebrates his birthday on Dec. 17. Happy Anniversary! Father Bill Dietsch, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood on Dec. 18,...
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Thursday, December 06, 2018

Megan Erbacher joins communications staff

Megan Erbacher joins communications staff Megan Erbacher joins the Diocese of Evansville Communications Office on Dec. 3 as Assistant Director of Communications and Assistant Editor of The Message. She joins the diocesan staff from the Evansville Courier and Press, where she has served as a staff reporter since 2012. For the past five year...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Canine comfort: Therapy dogs offer calm

Canine comfort: Therapy dogs offer calm While Father Gary Kaiser sits in his office at Holy Trinity Catholic School’s Central Campus, a 16-week-old goldendoodle climbs all over his lap as though the pastor of Precious Blood Parish is a jungle gym. The pup’s name is Benedict — yes, like the saint — and he is the yo...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Memorial Hospital earns national award for quality

JASPER – The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Nov. 15 that Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center  in Jasper is one of five recipients of the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Other recipients include two educational institutions, an organ-donor group, and a project...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Bulletin Board for November 30

Bulletin Board for November 30 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days prior to publishing date. Entries may be repeated if space permits; entries may be edited; all times listed are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org.   &...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Around the Diocese for November 30

Happy Birthday! Father Steve Lintzenich, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Dec. 7. Sherie Cooley, Parish Catechetical Leader at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville and St. Wendel Parish in St. Wendel, celebrates her birthday on Dec. 8. Sharon Vogler, Parish...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018