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Marie Williams reflects on her time as principal of Reitz Memorial

Marie Williams reflects on her time as principal of Reitz Memorial The end of December was a once-in-a-lifetime moment for Dr. Marie Williams, which left her with mixed emotions. After a nearly 44-year career in Catholic education, Williams bid farewell to Reitz Memorial High School and retired as principal. “There’s excitement about the future, but th...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Retired Reitz Memorial principal Marie Williams surprised on last day.

Retired Reitz Memorial principal Marie Williams surprised on last day. Dr. Marie Williams modestly sat on the auditorium stage after Mass on Dec. 20, 2018, as Reitz Memorial High School President John K. Browning thanked her for her service as principal and congratulated her on retirement. Williams had no clue her son, Kyle Brandle, was backstage. When Browning said h...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Holy Rosary recognizes Respect Life Art Contest winners

Holy Rosary recognizes Respect Life Art Contest winners The Holy Rosary Parish community recognized and honored the winners of the Second Annual 2018 Respect Life Art Contest following the 9 a.m. Mass on Jan. 6. The parish Respect Life Committee organized the event, and Holy Rosary School art teacher Michelle Weisman helped the young artists prepare the...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

'9 Days for Life' begins on Jan. 14

On Jan. 14, thousands of Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on Pro Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, leads up to the annual Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of U...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Catholic voice remains constant at the Indiana Statehouse

Catholic voice remains constant at the Indiana Statehouse There are some new voices at the Indiana Statehouse following the 2018 midterm elections, but one remains constant – that of the Catholic Church. As lawmakers reconvened in Indianapolis on Jan. 3 to open the 2019 Indiana General Assembly, so did the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC), which fo...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Bulletin Board for Jan. 11

Bulletin Board for Jan. 11 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 Taiz...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Around the Diocese for Jan. 11

Around the Diocese for Jan. 11 Happy Birthday! Father John Boeglin, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Jasper and Diocesan Director of Rural Life, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, rector of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Father Jeff Read, pastor...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad is hosting an exhibit of fine art prints by Bloomington, Ind., artist Elizabeth Busey through Feb. 14.  Busey’s exhibit is titled “Rhythm of All Things.” For Busey, printmaking is a way to meditate on parts of the world t...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel For unto us a child is born, a Son is given. (Isaiah 9:5) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The prophet Isaiah proclaimed these words of hope to a people close to defeat and despair. He prophesized that God, in His mercy, would act on their behalf to scatter the darkness of war and violence. Out...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte Delbert “Del” Welte was a man with a big heart who loved to help people, according to his wife. Since 1999, Welte volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville. Thelma Welte said Habibat was a large part of her late-husband’s heart. When they first met, Thelma said she saw h...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018