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Bishop offers Red Mass for diocesan legal community

Bishop offers Red Mass for diocesan legal community Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated the annual Diocesan Red Mass for members of the legal community on Oct. 13 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. The liturgy was the Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit. The worship aid for the Mass explained: “’Votive’ comes from the Latin word vo...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Bishop celebrates Blue Mass for police, fire and all first-responders

Bishop celebrates Blue Mass for police, fire and all first-responders Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated the Diocese of Evansville’s Blue Mass on Oct. 11 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. The tradition of the Blue Mass, which began more than 80 years ago, is to seek the intercession of St. Michael the Archangel and all angelic protectors in praying for t...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Father Effing excited about the future of the Asian Church

Father Effing excited about the future of the Asian Church Father Myron Effing, a member of Mater Dei High School’s Class of 1959, has lived in Vladivostok, Russia, since 1991. He calls the region “the Florida of Russia” because the city is located on a finger of land at the very southeast corner of the massive nation.  From that per...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Encuentro sets priorities for national pastoral plan

Each day we are called to walk with Christ, accompanying our brothers and sisters through the earthly life and toward eternal peace with God.  Similarly, the dioceses of the United States were called by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to hold an encuentro, or encounter with th...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

St. Meinrad welcomes Evansville-area alumni and friends

Hundreds of St. Meinrad Seminary and College of Theology alumni and friends gathered at The Bauerhaus in Darmstadt, Ind., on Oct. 11 for a reception and dinner. During the event, Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, President-Rector of the seminary and college, told the crowd that St. Meinrad has sem...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Permanent Deacons hold 2018 retreat

Permanent Deacons hold 2018 retreat Permanent deacons of the Diocese of Evansville gathered Sept. 28-30 for the annual deacon retreat, held this year at St. Nicholas Lodge in Santa Claus. Wives are also invited on this weekend, and many were able to attend. The retreat master for the weekend was Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell of S...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Bulletin Board for Oct. 19

Bulletin Board for Oct. 19 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.   General Int...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Around the Diocese for Oct. 19

Around the Diocese for Oct. 19 Happy Birthday! Jenna Seng, Pre-K through Grade 2 principal at Holy Trinity School in Jasper, celebrates her birthday on Oct. 27. Deacon Dan DeCastra of Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville celebrates his birthday on Oct. 28. Rose Obert, Parish Catechetical Leader at St. Bernard Parish in Snake Run,...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Prayer services continue

Prayer services continue Bishop Joseph M. Siegel places incense in a bowl at the altar of Sacred Heart Church in Evansville during the Oct. 8 Prayer Service for Healing and Reparation for the Diocese of Evansville’s South Deanery. St. Boniface Parish hosted the service, the second of four held across the diocese. The...
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Diocesan and regional Encuentro consultations focus on assisting immigrants

Two weeks ago, a diocesan team of three delegates attended the national Encuentro in Grapevine, Texas. The national Encuentro capped a two-year process of encountering Hispanic and Latino parishioners and community members, and listening to their hopes and dreams for fulfillment in Christ. This art...
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018