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Reitz Memorial Principal Dr. Marie Williams to step down

In a Dec. 6 email to the Reitz Memorial High School community, Dr. Marie Williams announced her intent to step down when a new principal is identified and hired. There is no specific timetable for the change. “My experience in searching for high school principals has made me highly aware that...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 15, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 15, 2017 General Interest Christmas Crèches on Display, Dec. 7-Jan. 7, 2018, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, St. Meinrad; display features créches from the monastery collection as well as the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection; variety of styles and media; free and open to the public; for hours...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 15, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 15, 2017   Happy birthday! Ann Hitt, parish catechetical leader at St. Mary Parish in Sullivan, celebrates her birthday on December 20.   Father Earl Rohleder, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 20.   Connie Matheis, parish catechetical leader at...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy

Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (CNS) – Belief in that iconic Christmas figure, the rotund merry man with a bag full of presents, inspires thousands of children to write letters addressed to "Santa Claus" each year.                Surpri...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Diocese prepares to welcome its sixth bishop

Diocese prepares to welcome its sixth bishop Preparations are nearing completion for the installation of Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel as the Sixth Bishop of Evansville. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will join Archbishop Charles C. Thompson of Indianapolis and more than a dozen other bishops from around the...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Three generations called to serve Haiti Missions

Three generations called to serve Haiti Missions Jacob Hirsch, an eighth-grader at Holy Rosary School in Evansville, fulfilled a lifelong dream with the help of his grandparents, George and Diane Moll.  The 13-year-old traveled to Carrefour de Perre, Haiti, with a group of seven volunteers to assist in an annual mission trip.  Joined by...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 8, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 8, 2017 General Interest Advent lessons and carols service, 7 p.m., Dec 10, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel, St. Meinrad; service of scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century; nearly 50 seminarians, monks and community members will participate; free and...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 8, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 8, 2017 Happy birthday!   Deacon Earl Ruppel, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 16. Deacon David Seibert, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 17. Doug Rasler, parish catechetical leader at Holy Redeemer Parish...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly

CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly Father Ed Schnur, Pastor of Saint Wendel Parish in Saint Wendel and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville, tells The Message that Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment engaged more than 575 people in conversation leading up to the 2017 Community Problems Assembly. Holy Redeeemer Parish...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Saluting the State Champions

Saluting the State Champions Classmates, faculty and staff, family members and friends salute the Reitz Memorial High School football team during a special Nov. 27 assembly. Reitz Memorial defeated Brebeuf Jesuit of Indianapolis, 29-17, on Nov. 24 in Lucas Oil Stadium to win the Indiana Class 3A State Championship – the...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017