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Saint Wendel Early Childhood Center opens

Saint Wendel Early Childhood Center opens The Saint Wendel Parish family will remember its 2017 observance of the Feast of Saint Wendel for a very long time. On Oct. 20, after celebrating a school Mass for the Feast Day, Pastor Father Ed Schnur blessed and dedicated the brand new Saint Wendel Early Childhood Center. “The lesson of th...
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Men's club barbecues for Habitat

Men's club barbecues for Habitat Cooking for the 2017 Habitat for Humanity Catholic Build BBQ began on the morning of Sept. 28. Steve Koressel had convinced me to cook enough on Thursday so that we would have product to sell on Friday evening.  It didn’t matter to him that he would be up all night Friday with the main e...
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Faithful remember Fatima

Faithful remember Fatima Hundreds of faithful from across the Diocese of Evansville attended Mass at St. Mary Church in Evansville the evening of Oct. 13 – the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s final apparition to the three peasant children and the Miracle of the Sun.   “The greatest sin toda...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Parents as Catholic School Marketers

Parents as Catholic School Marketers Open House – calling all parents! All 26 Catholic schools within the Diocese of Evansville will hold open houses for prospective families from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Please help us spread the Good News of Catholic schools to your families, neighbors and co-workers...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Bulletin Board for Oct. 20, 2017

Bulletin Board for Oct. 20, 2017 General Interest Foundation Day Celebration, 11 a.m., Oct. 21, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; join the Sisters of Providence to recognize the sisters’ Foundation Day; for more information, call 812-535-2952 or email jfrost@spsmw.org.   All Souls Day Mass, 2...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Around the Diocese for Oct. 20, 2017

Around the Diocese for Oct. 20, 2017 Happy birthday! Deacon Dan DeCastra, deacon and parish catechetical leader at Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on October 28. Rose Obert, parish catechetical leader at St. Bernard Parish in Snake Run, celebrates her birthday on October 28. Dr. Daryl Hagan, diocesan superi...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Pope Francis appoints sixth Bishop of Evansville

Pope Francis appoints sixth Bishop of Evansville Pope Francis has appointed Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel, Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet, Ill., as the sixth Bishop of Evansville. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the U.S., made the announcement at Noon local time in Rome (5 a.m. CDT in Evansville) on Oct. 18. Archbishop Pierre will ins...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Fall Festival never fails to feed and entertain

Fall Festival never fails to feed and entertain Kuchen and tenderloins and sausage burgers...oh my.   The fried food bonanza known as the 96th Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival presented munchies as far as the eye could see. Evansville’s West Franklin Street hosted more than 130 food booths, a Saturday-evening parade with about...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Walk for the Poor raises more than $35,000

Walk for the Poor raises more than $35,000 Organizers of the annual St. Vincent de Paul Walk for the Poor tell The Message that more than $30,000 will go to direct aid for the needy across Southwest Indiana.  More than 260 walkers joined 50 volunteer workers on Sept. 30 for the 2017 walk for the Poor, held on the grounds of the Evansvi...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Nominations open for Catholic Educator Innovative Award

Nominations open for Catholic Educator Innovative Award The Diocese of Evansville Catholic Schools Office is accepting nominations for the Catholic Educator Innovative Award. The award recognizes educators within the Diocese of Evansville who employ novel and innovative efforts to achieve success in student learning and/or promote growth for their schoo...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017