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Creation Care Conference coming to the Tri-State

The Great Work of our times, to borrow a phrase from cultural historian and environmental thinker Thomas Berry, is to overcome our alienation from the rest of Creation and begin acting as a beneficial species rather than a harmful one.  Kyle Kramer, Executive Director of the Passionist Earth a...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 10, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 10, 2017 General Interest Monastery Yard Sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., March 30-31; 8 a.m.-3 p.m., April 1; Event Hall, Monastery of Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; furniture, framed pictures, dishes, lamps and artifacts from various countries.   Rogation Day Mass, 6:30 p.m., March 21, Resurrection Parish,...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 10, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 10, 2017 Happy birthday!   Father John Davidson, administrator of All Saints Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 17. Monsignor Kenneth Knapp, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 18. Deacon Cyril Will celebrates his birthday on March 18. Kathryn...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Mater Dei students work to end bullying 'Piece-by-Peace'

Mater Dei students work to end bullying 'Piece-by-Peace' Mater Dei High School seniors Austin Bowen, Noah Harrison and Michaela Kunkler have some ideas on how to combat bullying, and those ideas have helped them each land a full scholarship to the University of Evansville. The trio recently won UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge; the grand priz...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

All Shine at MEO Tri-State Idol

All Shine at MEO Tri-State Idol The theme of the 8th annual Marian Education Outreach Tri-State Idol, “So All Will Shine,” was befitting the talent performing and the underlying purpose of the event held at St. Mary’s Manor in Evansville on March 4.  Five acts sparkled while performing hits ranging in genre...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Celebrating Mass for Scouts and their families

Celebrating Mass for Scouts and their families Bishop Charles C. Thompson celebrates Mass on March 5 at the Catholic Center during the Diocesan Committee on Catholic Scouting Retreat. More than 115 scouts and adults participated, and many family members joined them for Sunday Mass with Bishop Thompson. The day’s Gospel reading from Matthe...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Walk 'in the footsteps of a saint' on March 18

On March 18, St. Joseph Parish in Jasper will celebrate the 175th anniversary of St. Mother Theodore Guerin’s establishment, at St. Joseph, of the first Mission School she would form. All are welcome to attend a number of special events that day. “In Her Own Words,” a dramatic por...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Overnight storm damages two parishes' property

Overnight storm damages two parishes' property A strong line of severe thunderstorms – some of them packing tornadoes – roared through the Tri-State overnight on Feb. 28-March, and they damaged three parishes in the Diocese of Evansville. No injuries were reported. St. Mary Parish in Ireland sustained the most significant damage....
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Multicultural Mass celebrates our Catholic diversity

Multicultural Mass celebrates our Catholic diversity From the moment that parishioner Rodney Fonseca stepped to the microphone to welcome everyone to St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh on Feb 26, it was clear the 11 a.m. Mass this Sunday would be multicultural. Fonseca and his family wore traditional clothing native to their homeland of Costa Ri...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

'Peace be with this house'

'Peace be with this house' Bishop Charles C. Thompson opened the Feb, 27 dedication of the latest Catholics for Habitat build, on West Louisiana Street in Evansville’s Jacobsville neighborhood, with a simple prayer. “Peace be with this house and all who live in it … and all who are here.” New homeowne...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017