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Around the Diocese for May 31

Around the Diocese for May 31 Happy Birthday! Deacon William Keller celebrates his birthday on June 5. Deacon Mark Wade of St. Joseph Parish, Princeton, and St. Bernard Parish, Snake Run, celebrates his birthday on June 5, Mary Kaye Falcony, assistant director of catechesis, celebrates her birthday on June 5. Father Bernie Etie...
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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Grace is always present

Grace is always present As the days of my ordination quickly approach, I have been asking myself how I got to this point. I went through two distinct phases in my time discerning the priesthood. First, I fell in love. Second, I learned what I needed to keep that love alive. As I tell this story, I think I need to be clear...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

In Gratitude

In Gratitude I have often found that when I get discouraged or down about certain things going on in my life, I forget about the virtue of gratitude.  Certainly, in today’s world there are many things to be disheartened about – and some of those things, rightly so.  However, I would be wil...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thanksgiving for my Ordination

Thanksgiving for my Ordination "The ways of the Lord are mysterious, but comforting." I am Deacon Martin Estrada, and today I would like to thank God for the call to his service and love. Together with my fellow deacons I will be receiving this great gift of priesthood. It is a gift that has been possible by the prayer and suppo...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thanks be to God!

Thanks be to God! Thanks be to God! Probably you will be reading this paragraph a day before my Priesthood Ordination. Please say a short prayer for me. I am very happy and excited about my Priesthood Ordination; it has been something I always wanted to do in my life. Since I was seven years old, I felt God calling...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hundreds celebrate with Father Brenner

Hundreds celebrate with Father Brenner Hundreds of people from across the Diocese of Evansville filled St. Joseph Church in Jasper on May 19 to help Pastor Father Raymond Brenner celebrate the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination. Father Brenner was ordained to the priesthood on May 17, 1969. Eighteen priests concelebrated the an...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Diocesan high schools graduate 325

Diocesan high schools graduate 325 Over the weekend of May 18-19, the Diocese of Evansville’s four Catholic high schools graduated 325 students. Rivet High School in Vincennes and Washington Catholic High School held commencement ceremonies on May 18 at their respective schools. Mater Dei and Reitz Memorial high schools held t...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

'What a glorious day'

'What a glorious day' Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said he couldn’t be any prouder of the city than he is on days like May 14. On a sunny, warm day, the mayor stood on the porch of a home under construction in the Jacobsville neighborhood along with Brad Ellsworth, Vectren director of external affairs; Sharon B...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Student teams compete, local business wins

Student teams compete, local business wins Throughout the 2018-19 school year, sixth-grade students in teacher Becky Humm’s High Ability Math Program at St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh have been conducting research in several areas as part of a project to assist Koch Air LLC, of Evansville, in its effort to identify the best l...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Holy Redeemer cooks get schoolwide send-off into retirement

Holy Redeemer cooks get schoolwide send-off into retirement After 17 years at Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Pam Ambrose retired as cafeteria manager at the end of the school year. Ambrose claimed she would take the summer off, but admitted she may get bored by the time winter comes around.  Her co-workers teased her she would end up returning to Holy...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019