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Catholic Charities welcomes new staff members

Catholic Charities and the Office of Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Evansville welcome new staff members. Haddy Rikabi joins Catholic Charities as the new Immigration Legal Services Specialist.  Rikabi earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University in 2016 and is admitt...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Father Benny Alikandayil Chacko, associate pastor of St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes and St. Philip Neri Parish, Bicknell, celebrates his birthday Feb. 11. Lori Stoltz, parish catechetical leader at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Oakland City, celebrates her birthday Feb. 11. Lisa Popham,...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, responds to Jan. 27 executive orders

On Jan. 30, Bishop Charles C. Thompson of the Diocese of Evansville issued the following statement regarding the Jan. 27 executive orders impacting immigration and foreign travel, issued by President Donald Trump: “Americans are not accustomed to seeing their nation close its doors to those i...
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Monday, January 30, 2017

Misa Diocesana PeregrinaciĆ³n de la vida

Misa Diocesana PeregrinaciĆ³n de la vida  Dios debe tener un buen sentido del humor, como es evidente por el hecho de que nuestra misa de peregrinación de la vida anual Diocesana se celebra cada año en la fiesta de la conversión de San Pablo. Como en años pasados, nuestra celebración marca él envió de los...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bishop celebrates Mass for Life

Bishop celebrates Mass for Life Bishop Charles C. Thompson celebrated Mass on Jan. 25 for Diocese of Evansville pilgrims traveling to the 2017 March for Life in Washington, D.C. St. Ferdinand Parish in Ferdinand hosted the 7 p.m. Eastern Time Mass. Immediately after Mass concluded, our pilgrims left for Washington and the March f...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Vocations office welcomes three new seminarians

“We are excited to welcome three new seminarians this semester,” writes Father Alex Zenthoefer, Diocesan Director of Vocations and Pastor of Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Evansville. Gavin Steckler enters Bishop Bruté College Seminary in Indianapolis this semester as a sophom...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Catholic Charities celebrating 80 years of service

Catholic Charities celebrates 80 years of service across the Diocese of Evansville in 2017.    Our Catholic faith is not complete without a response to our baptismal call to serve others. Clients of all faiths and nationalities, facing the vulnerabilities of life, receive intensive care t...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Holy Trinity Oratory status changes on March 1

On Jan. 27, Bishop Charles C. Thompson issued a decree relegating Holy Trinity Oratory in Evansville to profane but not sordid use, effective March 1. The full text of the decree appears elsewhere on this page. Effective March 1, Holy Trinity loses its holy status and may no longer be used for divi...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bulletin Board for Jan. 27, 2017

Bulletin Board for Jan. 27, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Feb. 10 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail info...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Around the Diocese for Jan. 27, 2017

Around the Diocese for Jan. 27, 2017 Happy birthday! Deacon Michael Helfter, Holy Family Parish, Jasper, celebrates his birthday Feb. 3. Joan Fredrich, principal at Holy Rosary School, Evansville, celebrates her birthday Feb. 7. Father Eugene Schroeder, pastor at St. Joseph Parish, Vanderburgh County, celebrates his birthday Feb. 7. F...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017