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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

Pro-life bills advance in Indiana General Assembly

Pro-life bills advance in Indiana General Assembly INDIANAPOLIS—Two pro-life bills supported by the Indiana Catholic Conference have advanced at the mid-point, commonly called “crossover,” in the Indiana General Assembly. “Crossover” refers to the mid-point in the legislative session when House bills “crossover&#...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Rice and Beans Dinner provides opportunity to share the harvest

Rice and Beans Dinner provides opportunity to share the harvest At the third annual Rice and Beans dinner, held Feb. 25 at Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville, Mary Ann Davis began by sharing the words of Samuel L. Lewis,  "I feel like a gardener who planted a bunch of seeds and nothing came up; and again the next year he planted a bunch more seeds; and so...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 3, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 3, 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.   National Catholic Sisters Week Cupcakes, Coffee and Conversati...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Father David Martin, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 12. Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier, principal at St. Benedict Cathedral School, Evansville, celebrates her birthday on March 13. Deacon Richard Grannan celebrates his birthday...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Reitz Memorial inducts seven into Hall of Fame

Reitz Memorial inducts seven into Hall of Fame Reitz Memorial High School inducted seven alumni into its athletic Hall of Fame during a Feb. 26 dinner and ceremony at the Wayne Henning Atrium of downtown Evansville’s Old National Bank building. Following are thumbnails of the inductees   Faye “Bud” Johnson – 1933 (p...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Students bring Pink Shirt Day to Newburgh

Students bring Pink Shirt Day to Newburgh Students and staff at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Newburgh celebrated National Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 22.  Pink Shirt Day originated in Nova Scotia when two high school boys wore pink shirts to school in support of another student who had been getting bullied for wearing pink....
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Thursday, March 02, 2017