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Christ the King Parish in Dubois County celebrates its birth

Christ the King Parish in Dubois County celebrates its birth   On March 1, St. Ferdinand Parish in Ferdinand merged with St. Henry Parish in St Henry to form Christ the King Parish. On Feb. 26, a kickoff celebration drew almost 500 people from the merging parishes representing more than 200 families.   The merger is the culmination of preparation t...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

'Repent and believe in the Gospel'

'Repent and believe in the Gospel' Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen administers ashes during the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville on March 1, Ash Wednesday. Father Mullen serves as Rector of the Cathedral....
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Statement from Bishop Charles C. Thompson regarding the incident at Temple Adath B'Nai Israel

Statement from Bishop Charles C. Thompson regarding the incident at Temple Adath B'Nai Israel Evansville, Ind., March 1, 2017 – Bishop Charles C. Thompson of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville has released the following statement concerning the recent shooting incident at Temple Adath B’nai Israel in Evansville: “Evansville has, for generations, shined as a beacon of warm...
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art

St. Meinrad hosting exhibit of plein-air art Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of landscape paintings in oil by Todd Derr through March 21.   Derr, of Owensboro, Ky., is a dedicated plein-air painter working outside to capture light effects that give life to a particular place. Painting on location w...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25

Indiana Catholic Women's Conference is March 25 The Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, organized by the Marian Center of Indianapolis and sponsored by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown hotel from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 25. The theme of this year’s conference is “A Cloud...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bulletin Board

General Interest Multicultural Mass, 11 a.m., Feb. 26, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; join us for our second Multicultural Mass; all are invited to wear attire from your heritage or a culture you have experienced; readings and Prayers of the Faithful proclaimed in 6 different languages; pot...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Around the Diocese for Feb. 24, 2017

Father Ralph Schipp, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday March 2.   Happy anniversary!   Father Kenneth Herr, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood March 2, 1968.   Father Lowell Will, pastor of St. Clement P...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

National group names Bill Vieth Indiana High School Coach of the Year

National group names Bill Vieth Indiana High School Coach of the Year The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named Reitz Memorial High School Head Coach Bill Vieth 2016 State of Indiana Coach of the Year.   Vieth led the 2016 Tigers to a 19-4-1 overall record. The team won the Class 2A section, regional, semi-state and state championships. Reitz...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected'

Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected' On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, I boarded a bus and embarked on the March for Life Pilgrimage. I packed the night before and added last-minute items that afternoon, leaving my room in absolute disarray. I sat next to my friend on the bus, and we discussed the snacks we brought and the movies we were e...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law     INDIANAPOLIS—An Indiana House committee has heard a bill to expand state laws regarding informed consent for abortion to include information on nonsurgical, chemical abortion reversal. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure.     House Bill 1128,...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017