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Heritage Federal Credit Union Sponsors Catholic Charities' Boots4Work Program

In 2015, while conducting due diligence on another program idea, Catholic Charities staff members became aware that many individuals turn down job offers because they could not afford the work footwear required by employers.  Within 60 days, the Boots4Work program was up and running!  Her...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

St. John the Baptist Newburgh new house system to create sense of belonging

St. John the Baptist Newburgh new house system to create sense of belonging On the first day back to school after Christmas break, classes were canceled for St. John the Baptist Newburgh middle school students. But Principal Elizabeth Flatt had a good reason. Similar to what the fictional character Harry Potter experienced in J.K. Rowling’s popular book series, stude...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

St. Benedict Cathedral: 'remade by the grace of God'

St. Benedict Cathedral: 'remade by the grace of God' Editor’s note: Beginning with this feature, The Message will publish stories about the projects underway and planned across the Diocese of Evansville that have been made possible, at least in part, by the “Stewards of God’s Grace” campaign. These features will appear in all-...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

New book chronicles St. Benedict Cathedral Parish's first century

New book chronicles St. Benedict Cathedral Parish's first century Copies of a new book, “A History of Saint Benedict Cathedral: The First 100 Years,” are being distributed to registered families of the Evansville parish, thanks to the generosity of supportive parishioners. Books are also available for purchase from a limited supply. The pari...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Marian Educational Outreach to use grant to train teachers, create 'Cultures of Inclusion'

No two students learn in the same way, according to 17-year veteran special education teacher Jamie Broeker. To reach all pupils, Broeker said educators must use a variety of learning techniques. Broeker is a K-5 special education teacher at Annunciation School at Holy Spirit campus. She recalled l...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Source Summit Retreat to offer fun, faith-filled weekend

Source   Summit Retreat to offer fun, faith-filled weekend If you’re searching for a renewed spirit and a closer relationship with Jesus, look no further than the Diocese of Evansville’s annual Source Summit Retreat. Youth and young adults 13-24 years old are invited to spend a weekend at Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville from April 5-...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

House bill would outlaw brutal later-term abortion procedure

House bill would outlaw brutal later-term abortion procedure Sue Liebel had just completed the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., last week when her focus turned back to Indiana. The longtime pro-life advocate was asked to comment on a bill introduced this month in the Indiana General Assembly that would ban dismemberment abortion, the method of choi...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

'Winter missionaries' put their faith to work

'Winter missionaries' put their faith to work For the fourth consecutive year, Christ the King parishioners (i.e. high school/college/adults) were moved by the Holy Spirit to put their faith to work between Christmas and New Year’s Day.  The 2018 local winter mission was 48 hours of awesome that included a variety of inside and outs...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Divine Physician

About 20 years ago, my life was a mess – spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. I was filled with guilt and unforgiveness due to a tragic car accident I was involved with that killed an innocent little girl. I couldn’t forgive myself and couldn’t imagine God forgiving...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Bulletin Board for Jan.25

Bulletin Board for Jan.25 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 are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest Catholic...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019