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Around the Diocese for March 17, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 17, 2017 Happy birthday! Father John Brosmer, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale, celebrates his birthday on March 23. Father John Breidenbach, priest in the diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 25. Glenda Reckelhoff, parish catechetical leader at St. Isidore the Farmer Parish...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Diocese honors young people willing 'to be Christ-like for the sake of others'

Diocese honors young people willing 'to be Christ-like for the sake of others' During his homily for the 2016 St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction Mass, Diocese of Evansville Bishop Charles C. Thompson told the 48 honorees that they “obviously have shown a willingness to step out of your comfort zones; a willingness to risk; a willingness to be Christ-like for the sake o...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York keynotes Western Kentucky men's conference

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York keynotes Western Kentucky men's conference OWENSBORO, Ky. – In his homily for the Feb. 11 Mass concluding the annual Catholic Men’s Conference of Western Kentucky, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York asked the congregation why God gave humanity free will if he knew they would “botch it up.”   “All he wants...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bishop urges Catechumens, Candidates to focus on the Word and Will of God

Bishop urges Catechumens, Candidates to focus on the Word and Will of God Bishop Charles C. Thompson urged the 67 Catechumens and 79 Candidates who participated in the March 5 Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to keep the Word of God at the center of their lives. “We need to keep in mind what has to be at the center of our lives,” Bishop Thom...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Creation Care Conference coming to the Tri-State

The Great Work of our times, to borrow a phrase from cultural historian and environmental thinker Thomas Berry, is to overcome our alienation from the rest of Creation and begin acting as a beneficial species rather than a harmful one.  Kyle Kramer, Executive Director of the Passionist Earth a...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 10, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 10, 2017 General Interest Monastery Yard Sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., March 30-31; 8 a.m.-3 p.m., April 1; Event Hall, Monastery of Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; furniture, framed pictures, dishes, lamps and artifacts from various countries.   Rogation Day Mass, 6:30 p.m., March 21, Resurrection Parish,...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 10, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 10, 2017 Happy birthday!   Father John Davidson, administrator of All Saints Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 17. Monsignor Kenneth Knapp, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 18. Deacon Cyril Will celebrates his birthday on March 18. Kathryn...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Mater Dei students work to end bullying 'Piece-by-Peace'

Mater Dei students work to end bullying 'Piece-by-Peace' Mater Dei High School seniors Austin Bowen, Noah Harrison and Michaela Kunkler have some ideas on how to combat bullying, and those ideas have helped them each land a full scholarship to the University of Evansville. The trio recently won UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge; the grand priz...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

All Shine at MEO Tri-State Idol

All Shine at MEO Tri-State Idol The theme of the 8th annual Marian Education Outreach Tri-State Idol, “So All Will Shine,” was befitting the talent performing and the underlying purpose of the event held at St. Mary’s Manor in Evansville on March 4.  Five acts sparkled while performing hits ranging in genre...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Celebrating Mass for Scouts and their families

Celebrating Mass for Scouts and their families Bishop Charles C. Thompson celebrates Mass on March 5 at the Catholic Center during the Diocesan Committee on Catholic Scouting Retreat. More than 115 scouts and adults participated, and many family members joined them for Sunday Mass with Bishop Thompson. The day’s Gospel reading from Matthe...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017