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St. Matthew students put reading on display

St. Matthew students put reading on display For years, St. Matthew School in Mount Vernon held a schoolwide science fair each winter for the students. Four years ago they decided to add a reading fair in the spring to round out their curriculum.   On May 15, tables filled the school gym with projects featuring beloved characters from &...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Knights hold 2018 Special Needs Fishing Tournament

Knights hold 2018 Special Needs Fishing Tournament “I got one!” Angler Nick Drake of Evansville landed the panfish swiftly, and his Dad, Ed, released it back into the lake right after a measurement and some photos. Nick quickly cast his worm-tipped hook back into the water, staring intently at his bobber and waiting for the next bite &#...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Monks' weekend retreat helps recovering alcoholics find God

Christian monks have been seeking God since the dawn of Christianity. They have removed themselves from the chaos and temptations of daily life “in the world” in order to pray, do good work and share their journeys with others who also seek God in community. Of course, the monk quickly...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Evansville resident to receive highest honor for TEC Conference

Evansville resident to receive highest honor for TEC Conference The Teens Encounter Christ Movement will present Evansville resident Diane Fehrenbacher with the 2018 Heritage Award at its annual international gathering this summer in Baton Rouge, La. The Heritage Award is the highest honor given by the TEC Conference, the organizing body of the international TE...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting HOUSTON (CNS) – In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would "unite to support and offer healing to those affected.           ...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Diocese of Evansville 'twin parishes'

Parishes across the Diocese of Evansville have worked with the Parish Twinning Program of the Americas to develop relationships with Haitian parishes. The Message has reported on mission trips our parishioners have made to their twin parishes, and we will continue to do so in the future. Following...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Parish Twinning Program sets 40th anniversary celebration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Parish Twinning Program of the Americas will host its 2018 National Conference and 40th Anniversary Celebration on Aug. 24-26 in Nashville at the Diocese of Nashville Catholic Pastoral Center and The Inn at Opryland Hotel. Individuals from Catholic parishes across the c...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Bulletin Board for May 25, 2018

Bulletin Board for May 25, 2018 General Interest Tours of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays in May, located beneath St. Boniface Church, 418 N. Wabash St., Evansville; please note that in addition to these tours during the “Month of Mary,” Mass is celebrated in the Grotto at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays th...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Students put good manners on display

Students put good manners on display   Not a single elbow rested on the tables as 28 third-grade students from St. Benedict Cathedral School in Evansville dressed in their Sunday best and enjoyed a meal at the Evansville Country Club during the annual Manners Luncheon on May 11. For more than 20 years, St. Benedict third-grader...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

For many, human trafficking bears a familiar face

For many, human trafficking bears a familiar face Statistics don’t often evoke disturbing emotions. These did. Only nine percent of the criminals involved in human trafficking are strangers to their victims. According to information Diocese of Evansville youth and young adult ministers learned during a May 8 meeting at the Catholic Center, 3...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018