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Expectation versus Desire

Expectation versus Desire I always enjoy serving on the committee that plans the annual Christmas party at the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center. We have a wonderful group of people who work hard all year long and are willing to go above and beyond to get the job done. More importantly, they are also people who have gen...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Peanut Brother: Monks mix community work with simple ingredients to create homemade peanut butter

Peanut Brother: Monks mix community work with simple ingredients to create homemade peanut butter St. Meinrad, Ind. – It’s not unusual to find monks at work cooking, baking or brewing. Monastic communities around the world create products ranging from fruitcake and cookies to cheese and beer.  At Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, the Benedictine monks have “accident...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Four monks profess solemn vows at Saint Meinrad

Four men professed solemn vows as Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in a Jan. 25 ceremony in the Archabbey Church at St. Meinrad. They are Brother Simon Herrmann, Brother Nathaniel Szidik, Brother Joel Blaize and Brother Jean Fish.  In professing solemn vows of obedience, fidelity t...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Bulletin Board for February 8

Bulletin Board for February 8 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 are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest “A...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Around the Diocese for February 8

Around the Diocese for February 8 Happy Birthday! Deacon William Brandle celebrates his birthday on Feb. 15. He serves St. James Parish in Haubstadt, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Haubstadt and Holy Cross Parish in Fort Branch. Tri-State Creation Care Conference is Feb. 9 Special to The Message Tri-State Creation Care will hold its...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

St. Theresa's legacy of joyful hope will continue

For generations, the St. Theresa property on Evansville’s North Side has offered joyful hope to many across Evansville. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Evansville is excited to announce that St. Theresa’s legacy will continue on the property for generations to come.  Catholic...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Catholic Schools Week 'shares love and shows it off to community'

Catholic Schools Week 'shares love and shows it off to community' Reitz Memorial High School senior Grace Martin said her Catholic school community has never let her down. Martin, 17, said attending a Catholic school has allowed her to make a group of friends who share her values. “I never have to worry about being judged for my values or my religion becaus...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

'100 Picture Book Challenge' brings back story time for St. John Newburgh middle school

'100 Picture Book Challenge' brings back story time for St. John Newburgh middle school Can you recall the excitement as a kindergarten student when your teacher would ask the class to sit on carpet squares for story time? Remember the fun of hearing your teacher read aloud a picture book? Well today, Feb. 1, 2019, is World Read Aloud Day, but three teachers at St. John the Baptist Sc...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Senate panel hears testimony on reform of payday-lending industry

Senate panel hears testimony on reform of payday-lending industry One by one, they described the devastation that they believe one industry has inflicted on the most vulnerable people in Indiana.  They represented churches, veterans’ groups, social-service organizations and community coalitions from across the state. And when they met at the Indiana St...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Around the Diocese for Feb. 1

Around the Diocese for Feb. 1 Happy Birthday! Deacon Michael Helfter of Holy Family Parish in Jasper celebrates his birthday on Feb. 3. Father Gene Schroeder, pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Vanderburgh County, celebrates his birthday on Feb. 7. Father Jim Sauer, administrator of St. Matthew Parish in Mount Vernon, celebrates his...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019