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Around the Diocese for March 8

Around the Diocese for March 8 Happy Birthday! Deacon Joseph Seibert of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh celebrates his birthday on March 13. Deacon Tony Schapker of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh celebrates his birthday on March 14. Father Jay Davidson, administrator of All Saints Parish in Evansville, celebrate...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Attempt to bar vouchers from faith-based schools defeated in state legislature

Attempt to bar vouchers from faith-based schools defeated in state legislature An effort to block private schools from receiving vouchers based on their employment practices has stalled twice at the Statehouse in recent weeks, but it could resurface if the lawmaker behind it continues to protest the actions of his alma mater. Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis), a 2001 graduat...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Giving Up? 7 new ideas for a life-changing Lent

Giving Up? 7 new ideas for a life-changing Lent Tired of giving up chocolate? Do you want to see real change in your life by Easter? Try one of these ideas as a Lenten practice.  ONE –– Visit your family. As a priest, I see many men and women fading slowly into meaninglessness in nursing homes. Their children have stopped coming...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Ash Wednesday Service Schedule

2019 Ash Wednesday Service Schedule Following is a schedule of March 6, 2019, Ash Wednesday Masses, Communion Services and prayer services for distribution of ashes. We thank our parishes for providing this information. Please contact parish offices directly for information from parishes you don’t see listed here. All times lis...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Lenten Reconciliation Services and Schedules

2019 Lenten Reconciliation Services and Schedules Following is a schedule of opportunities for personal Confession and Lenten penance services in parishes across our diocese. We thank our parishes for providing this information. Please check with parishes not listed here for their schedules. All times listed are local times. NORTH DEANERY St. Fran...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Bulletin Board for March 1.

Bulletin Board for March 1. 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 Crosses...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Around the Diocese for March 1

Around the Diocese for March 1 Happy Birthday! Deacon Richard Grannan, retired, celebrates his birthday on March 8. Deacon Thomas Cervone of Holy Redeemer Parish celebrates his birthday on March 10. Deacon David Cook, retired, celebrates his birthday on March 11. Father David Martin, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville,...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

List of credible allegations against clergy

List of credible allegations against clergy In late September 2018, in response to the request of clergy abuse victims and their families, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel announced that the Diocese of Evansville would collect and release the names of priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.  The Diocese’s hope is...
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Friday, February 22, 2019

A Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

A Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel   Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The tragedy of the sexual abuse of minors by clergy has been in our prayers, hearts and minds in a particularly profound way these past several months since the release of the grand jury report in Pennsylvania.  The heart-wrenching accounts of abuse...
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Friday, February 22, 2019

Diocesan Review Board reviewing allegations against the late Father Raymond Kuper

Diocesan Review Board reviewing allegations against the late Father Raymond Kuper The Review Board of the Diocese of Evansville is reviewing allegations of sexual abuse of a minor by the late Father Raymond Kuper, who died in 2012. The allegations became public on Feb. 13 during testimony in the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee. The diocese reported the allegations to civil au...
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Friday, February 22, 2019