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Around the Diocese Happy birthday!   Father Bernie Etienne, pastor at Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville and Vicar General of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his 60th birthday on June 9.  Holy Rosary Parish will celebrate his birthday and his 25th anniversary of ordination with a special Mass held June...
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Toyota Indiana donates $42,500 to Honor Flight for veterans

Editor’s note: The Message hopes to continue featuring members of our Catholic community who make this wonderful trip with Honor Flight of Southern Indiana. Please let us know of friends and/or family members who register for a future Honor Flight.   Honor Flight of Southern Indiana, Inc...
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hydroponics comes to Seton Harvest

Hydroponics comes to Seton Harvest Before the first vegetable ripened in its fields on Evansville’s West Side, of the Daughters of Charity’s Seton Harvest Ministry had provided enough fresh vegetables – grown on-site – for 500 meals. Hydroponics has come to Seton Harvest – thanks to the Healthy Harvest...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Around the Diocese for May 25, 2018

Around the Diocese for May 25, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon William Keller, deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on June 5. Deacon Mark Wade, deacon at St. Bernard Parish in Snake Run and St. Joseph Parish in Princeton, celebrates his birthday on June 5. Mary Kay Falcony, Assistant Director of Catechesis for th...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Abbey Caskets opens new production facility

Abbey Caskets opens new production facility Abbey Caskets has opened a new production facility on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.   The new workshop, in which workers build wooden caskets and cremation urns, is open for public tours.   Abbey Caskets was established in 1999 to sell wooden caskets and cremation...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

St. Matthew students put reading on display

St. Matthew students put reading on display For years, St. Matthew School in Mount Vernon held a schoolwide science fair each winter for the students. Four years ago they decided to add a reading fair in the spring to round out their curriculum.   On May 15, tables filled the school gym with projects featuring beloved characters from &...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Knights hold 2018 Special Needs Fishing Tournament

Knights hold 2018 Special Needs Fishing Tournament “I got one!” Angler Nick Drake of Evansville landed the panfish swiftly, and his Dad, Ed, released it back into the lake right after a measurement and some photos. Nick quickly cast his worm-tipped hook back into the water, staring intently at his bobber and waiting for the next bite &#...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Monks' weekend retreat helps recovering alcoholics find God

Christian monks have been seeking God since the dawn of Christianity. They have removed themselves from the chaos and temptations of daily life “in the world” in order to pray, do good work and share their journeys with others who also seek God in community. Of course, the monk quickly...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Evansville resident to receive highest honor for TEC Conference

Evansville resident to receive highest honor for TEC Conference The Teens Encounter Christ Movement will present Evansville resident Diane Fehrenbacher with the 2018 Heritage Award at its annual international gathering this summer in Baton Rouge, La. The Heritage Award is the highest honor given by the TEC Conference, the organizing body of the international TE...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting HOUSTON (CNS) – In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would "unite to support and offer healing to those affected.           ...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018