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Assisted-suicide legislation stalls in Indiana while advancing elsewhere

Assisted-suicide legislation stalls in Indiana while advancing elsewhere Efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide have failed once again in Indiana, but the Catholic Church and other pro-life advocates vow to remain vigilant as the practice continues to gain momentum in other parts of the country. Last week, New Jersey became the eighth state to sanction assisted...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Bulletin Board for April 5

Bulletin Board for April 5 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 Sacred&#...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Around the Diocese for April 5

Around the Diocese for April 5 Happy Birthday! Father Alex Zenthoefer, pastor of Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Evansville and Diocesan Director of Vocations, celebrates his birthday on April 10. Megan Howington, Principal of St. Philip School in Posey County, celebrates her birthday on April 10. Darin Knight, Principal of M...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Dr. Tad Dickel to resign after nine years as Mater Dei's first president

Dr. Tad Dickel to resign after nine years as Mater Dei's first president After serving the past nine years as President of Mater Dei High School and spending a total of 15 years in service to Mater Dei students and staff, Dr. Tad Dickel will soon say goodbye. Dickel announced his resignation in an email sent to the Mater Dei community on March 18. He will officially ste...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

4th Degree Knights hold 31st Vocations Dinner

The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Lawrence A. Vieck Assembly, of Washington, held its 31st RSVP Vocations Appreciation Dinner on Feb. 28.  Diocese of Evansville seminarians and novices were recognized, and each received generous donations to assist with their educational expenses. This year&#...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Resurrection's third annual Amazing Shake Challenge polishes student etiquette skills

Resurrection's third annual Amazing Shake Challenge polishes student etiquette skills A first impression means everything, and it starts with a handshake, according to teachers at Resurrection School. To help students perfect their introduction skills, Resurrection held the third annual Amazing Shake Challenge for students in grades 5-8. For the last nine weeks, about 155 students p...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

School safety bills include plans, funding for private schools

School safety bills include plans, funding for private schools John Elcesser was a school superintendent in West Virginia on the day that changed everything. He doesn’t recall locked doors in his school facilities prior to April 20, 1999, and he certainly never dreamed of the need for active-shooter drills. But the Columbine High School massacre in Littl...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Bulletin Board for March 29

Bulletin Board for March 29 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 “S...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Around the Diocese for March 29

Around the Diocese for March 29 Around the Diocese for March 29 Happy Birthday! Deacon Chris Borowiecki of Holy Rosary, Evansville, celebrates his birthday on April 3. Deacon Russell Maples of St. Boniface, Evansville, celebrates his birthday on April 3. Father Ron Kreilein, pastor of St. Bernard, Rockport, and St. Martin I, Chri...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Catholic Schools see 'largest group' of finalists for Outstanding Educator of the Year

Catholic Schools see 'largest group' of finalists for Outstanding Educator of the Year Every day is a box of chocolates for a school principal, according to Tim McIntosh. The Holy Redeemer principal said kids bring a contagious enthusiasm to school daily. “Their desire to succeed, be challenged and work with others is very satisfying,” he said. “I work with a staff...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019