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Diocese celebrates St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction

Diocese celebrates St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction St. John the Evangelist Parish in Daylight hosted the 2019 St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction on March 17. Bishop Joseph M. Siegel concelebrated Mass with 10 priests of the Diocese of Evansville, then recognized 54 young people from across the diocese for their outstanding contributions to the lif...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

'Christ, yes … or Christ, no'

'Christ, yes … or Christ, no' On March 17, the Diocese of Evansville hosted the eighth of 10 roundtables held across North America on the relevance today of the teachings and thought of the late Father Luigi Giussani, who founded the movement Communion & Liberation. Biographer Alberto Savorana, who wrote “The Life of...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

St. Matthew's 19th annual auction and dinner proceeds to boost school technology

St. Matthew's 19th annual auction and dinner proceeds to boost school technology It’s more than just the parish family who come out each year to support St. Matthew School at its annual auction, said Keely Winiger. Over the years it’s grown into a communitywide event. About 480 people attended the 19th Annual St. Matthew School Benefit Auction at the Posey County Co...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Scouts adopt World Youth Day theme for 2019 retreat

Scouts adopt World Youth Day theme for 2019 retreat The Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center hosted the March 1-3  Scout/Venturing Retreat, which has been held annually for decades by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. Diocesan Scout Chaplain Deacon Charles Koressel led the retreat. This year’s theme was the same as the World Y...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Program pairs churches, child welfare workers to meet critical needs

Program pairs churches, child welfare workers to meet critical needs Keeping kids out of foster care is one of Doug Weinberg’s most important objectives. For years, he led child welfare efforts for two state governments. But recently, his mission took on a more personal and targeted approach when he made a special delivery to a desperate family. The item in th...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Bulletin Board for March 22

Bulletin Board for March 22 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 Rogation...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Around the Diocese for March 22

Around the Diocese for March 22 Happy Birthday! Deacon Mike Seibert of St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, Celestine celebrates his birthday on March 30. Cindy Lettshagen, parish catechetical leader at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Vincennes, celebrates her birthday on March 31. Father Mike Madden, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansv...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

House passes budget that includes new school-choice incentives

House passes budget that includes new school-choice incentives More Indiana families would have the opportunity to send their children to the school of their choice under the proposed biennial state budget that recently passed in the Indiana House of Representatives. Changes to income-eligibility requirements for private-school vouchers and an increase in the...
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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Eleven Catholic schools named Four Star Schools by the state

For more than 30 years “great” Indiana schools have been recognized as Four Star Schools by the Indiana Department of Education, and this year 11 Diocese of Evansville Catholic Schools earned the designation. The most recent list of Four Star Schools for the 2017-18 school year was rele...
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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Faith Day attendees explore poverty, ways to respond

Faith Day attendees explore poverty, ways to respond It’s tempting to reduce poverty to a material problem, according to Father Alex Zenthoefer. But the pastor of Evansville’s Annunciation Parish said that’s simply not the case because by our very nature as human beings we’re all poor. “We all depend, first of all, on ou...
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Thursday, March 14, 2019