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Supermileage team prepares for return to world finals

Supermileage team prepares for return to world finals Mater Dei High School’s Supermileage team only needed less than a shot of gasoline to earn a trip to London for the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Drivers World Championship. This is the Wildcats’ second trip to London for the finals in three years.   Let me explain what I mean by “...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Father Bernie Etienne reflects on 25 years as a priest

Father Bernie Etienne reflects on 25 years as a priest During the 4:30 p.m. Mass at Holy Rosary Parish on June 9, Pastor Father Bernie Etienne told a crowd of worshippers who filled the large sanctuary to capacity that he had felt drawn to the Evansville parish during the first half of his priestly ministry. “While serving other parishes, I had o...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Holy Trinity names new principals

Holy Trinity Catholic School in Dubois County has hired Jon Temple as its new principal at the East Campus, which serves Third through Eighth Grade. Jenna M. Seng, who has served the past two years as assistant principal at all three campuses, will serve as principal at the Central and West Campuse...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Workshop on Merton concludes with silent retreat

Workshop on Merton concludes with silent retreat Father Henry Kuykendall, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, and Deacon Jay Van Hoosier of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh recently completed an eight-week workshop called “Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton” at St. John the Baptist. The series ended wit...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bulletin Board for June 22, 2018

Bulletin Board for June 22, 2018 General Interest Miter and Typeface Exhibits, on display through Aug. 31, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; two exhibits curated by St. Meinrad monk Father Harry Hagan featuring miters and other pieces used by bishops and abbots, and selections from the library’s Rare Book R...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Alex Diekhoff, assistant principal at St. Benedict Cathedral School in Evansville, celebrates her birthday on July 1. Michelle Fischer, parish catechetical leader at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale, celebrates her birthday on July 2....
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

St. Vincent HCAMPS receives Toyota Grant

St. Vincent HCAMPS receives Toyota Grant Thirty-nine rising eighth-grade students from parochial and public schools in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson and Posey Counties pose for a photo during the opening session at St. Vincent’s HCAMPS (HealthCare Academy for Middle School Pupil’s Success) in Evansville.  The weeklong prog...
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Campaign exceeds goal by more than $11 million

Campaign exceeds goal by more than $11 million Catholics across the Diocese of Evansville have pledged almost $33.5 million to the Stewards of God’s Grace combined campaign through May 31, exceeding the two-year campaign’s overall goal by more than 50 percent, which translates to more than $11 million.   “I do believe the...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Diocesan Vocations' House of Discernment set for fall opening

Diocesan Vocations' House of Discernment set for fall opening The Diocese of Evansville Vocations Office is opening a House of Discernment for men considering the priesthood. The tentative schedule calls for the house to be open and in operation in conjunction with the start of the 2018 fall semester for local university students.   “We live in a t...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Washington Catholic receives 'America's Farmers Grown Communities' donation

Washington Catholic receives 'America's Farmers Grown Communities' donation Daviess County farmer Steve Halter has directed a $2,500 donation to Washington Catholic Middle and High Schools as part of the “America’s Farmers Grow Communities” program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Washington Catholic will use the funds to create a Vex Robotics Club and he...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018