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Golden Jubilee Celebration held to honor Father Lowell Will

Golden Jubilee Celebration held to honor Father Lowell Will At a celebration held at St. Clement Parish and well-attended by hundreds of family members, friends and fellow clergy members, Father Lowell Will reflected with wonder on his 50 years of priestly ministry.   “The Lord gave me these 50 years, and I have nothing to do with it. I wonder ho...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Bill to regulate Indiana abortion industry passes House

Bill to regulate Indiana abortion industry passes House Indianapolis—A bill aimed at updating regulations to keep up with the abortion industry in Indiana passed the state’s House of Representatives on Feb. 28 by a 67-26 vote. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the proposal. Glenn Tebbe, executive director of the ICC, said, “The...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Diocese honors 62 with St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction

Diocese honors 62 with St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction The sanctuary of St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville was close to standing room only on March 4 as Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated Mass and honored 62 high school students who earned the St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction for 2018.   The honor recognizes high-schoolers for their outstandi...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

St. Meinrad chooses Ferdinand parish for young-adult program

St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology has chosen Christ the King Parish in Ferdinand as one of 16 parishes representing 13 dioceses in five states to participate in its all-new Young Adult Initiative. The program is funded by a $1.38 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to improve parish o...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Around the Dicoese for March 9, 2018

Around the Dicoese for March 9, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Anthony Schapker, deacon at St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh, celebrates his birthday on March 14. Father John Pfister, associate pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh, celebrates his birthday on March 14. Father John Davidson, administrator of All Saints P...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 9, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 9, 2018 General Interest “Mary Poppins, Jr.” Spring Musical, March 9, 7 p.m.; March 10, 7 p.m.; March 11, 1:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist School, Ziliak Arena, Newburgh; all performances are free and open to the public; good will donations appreciated.   St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Sa...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style After 15 years of teaching and more than 10 years as an education administrator, Theresa Berendes, principal at Resurrection School in Evansville, knows a thing of two about first impressions.   “When I interview new teachers, the first thing I do is shake their hand,” Berendes sa...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Reitz Memorial Academic Decathlon team takes top state honors

Reitz Memorial Academic Decathlon team takes top state honors The Reitz Memorial High School Academic Decathlon team once again led the state in the 33rd annual state finals of the Indiana Academic Decathlon, held at Purdue University on Feb. 9-10.  Twelve teams were a part of the event, despite weather conditions that prohibited some teams from particip...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Bill to recognize fetus as person in homicides clears House panel

Bill to recognize fetus as person in homicides clears House panel Indianapolis—A bill to recognize the fetus as a person in cases of homicide cleared the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee on Feb. 21 by a unanimous vote. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the proposal. Senate Bill 203, authored by Senator Aaron Freeman, R-Indianapolis, would all...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Indiana Department of Education Announces Four Star Schools

Indiana Department of Education Announces Four Star Schools On Feb. 23, the Indiana Department of Education announced the 2016-2017 Four Star Schools, and Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools claimed 12 spots. The Four Star Schools designation is designed by the DOE to recognize great schools in Indiana.   Diocese of Evansville schools receiving this...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018