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Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition

Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition Saint Wendel School broke ground on its latest building project, the creation of an early childhood learning center, with a ceremony on March 16. A large crowd of students, staff, and community members gathered at the construction site in Saint Wendel to celebrate the occasion.   Principal Hal...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Leadership Evansville honors Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr

Leadership Evansville honors Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr Benedictine Sister Donna Marie Herr, director of Evansville’s St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, received Leadership Evansville’s Celebration of Leadership Award for Health and Social Services during the organization’s 22nd Annual Celebration of Leadership event, held March 9 at Old...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Reitz Memorial mourns beloved teacher and coach

Reitz Memorial mourns beloved teacher and coach “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”   These words from the second letter of Saint Paul to Timothy, shared only a few hours after the news broke about the passing of Dylan Barnes, succinctly summed up the memory of a beloved teacher and...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Volunteers pray and work during Day of Service

Volunteers pray and work during Day of Service The theme for the Fourth Annual Day of Service organized by St. Meinrad Archabbey came straight from the Rule of St. Benedict: Ora et Labora (Pray and Work). Eighteen volunteers spent several hours on March 11 working at three different locations around Evansville. They did some painting and prep w...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

St. Meinrad seminarians receive ministries

Diocese of Evansville seminarians Luke Hassler and Andrew Thomas were among 13 priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad who received the ministry of acolyte earlier this month in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 17, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 17, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, March 31 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, March 21. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail in...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 17, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 17, 2017 Happy birthday! Father John Brosmer, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale, celebrates his birthday on March 23. Father John Breidenbach, priest in the diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 25. Glenda Reckelhoff, parish catechetical leader at St. Isidore the Farmer Parish...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Diocese honors young people willing 'to be Christ-like for the sake of others'

Diocese honors young people willing 'to be Christ-like for the sake of others' During his homily for the 2016 St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction Mass, Diocese of Evansville Bishop Charles C. Thompson told the 48 honorees that they “obviously have shown a willingness to step out of your comfort zones; a willingness to risk; a willingness to be Christ-like for the sake o...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York keynotes Western Kentucky men's conference

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York keynotes Western Kentucky men's conference OWENSBORO, Ky. – In his homily for the Feb. 11 Mass concluding the annual Catholic Men’s Conference of Western Kentucky, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York asked the congregation why God gave humanity free will if he knew they would “botch it up.”   “All he wants...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bishop urges Catechumens, Candidates to focus on the Word and Will of God

Bishop urges Catechumens, Candidates to focus on the Word and Will of God Bishop Charles C. Thompson urged the 67 Catechumens and 79 Candidates who participated in the March 5 Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to keep the Word of God at the center of their lives. “We need to keep in mind what has to be at the center of our lives,” Bishop Thom...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017