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Redefining retirement from nursing as a spiritual journey

Evansville-based Forbes Well-Being Advisors has announced a retreat for those retiring – and beginning to plan for retirement – from nursing. Set for Dec. 1-2 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House in Indianapolis, “Redefining retirement from nursing as a spiritual journey” wil...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Bulletin Board for Oct. 26

Bulletin Board for Oct. 26 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 Inte...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Around the Diocese for Oct. 26

Around the Diocese for Oct. 26 Around the Diocese Happy Birthday! Father Kenneth Betz, senior associate pastor of St. James Parish, Haubstadt, celebrates his birthday on Oct. 31. Dr. Daryl Hagan, Diocese of Evansville superintendent of schools, celebrates his birthday on Oct. 31. Martha Craig, principal of Corpus Christi School,...
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Father Philip J. Kreilein passes away on Oct. 23

Father Philip J. Kreilein passes away on Oct. 23 Father Philip J. Kreilein Father Philip J. Kreilein, 70, died on Oct. 23 in Evansville. He had served as pastor of Resurrection Parish in Evansville since 2002 and as Dean of the Diocese of Evansville’s South Deanery since 2015. He was born in Jasper on Sept. 28, 1948, to Raymond and Lucille...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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