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Bulletin Board for Dec. 16, 2016

Bulletin Board for Dec. 16, 2016 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Jan. 6 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail infor...
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Around the Diocese for Dec. 16, 2016

Around the Diocese for Dec. 16, 2016 Happy birthday! Ann Hitt, parish catechetical leader at St. Mary Parish, Sullivan, celebrates her birthday on Dec. 20. Father Crispine O. Adongo, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Jasper, celebrates his birthday Dec. 25. Connie Mathies, parish catechetical leader at St. Mary Parish, Ireland, c...
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Charges pending for electronic-recording incidents

On Dec. 1, Evansville police arrested Ryan Belmonte, 26, on charges stemming from electronic-recording incidents that took place at Holy Rosary School. Belmonte had been employed as art teacher at the school since the 2013-14 school year. The diocese has terminated his employment, effective Dec. 2....
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Thursday, December 08, 2016

'God's plan for Mary revealed his plan for each one of us'

'God's plan for Mary revealed his plan for each one of us' During Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at St. Benedict Cathedral on Dec. 8, Bishop Charles C. Thompson noted that the story of Archangel Gabriel’s appearance to Mary – announcing that she would conceive and bear a son, and name him Jesus – includes a message that r...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Bulletin Board for Dec. 9, 2016

Bulletin Board for Dec. 9, 2016   General Interest Diocesan Choir for the Ordination to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood for Deacon Homero Rodriguez Benitez, 5 p.m., Dec 12, St. Benedict Cathedral; open to singers and instrumentalists of all ages and abilities; because of the diversity of the music, there are three rehears...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Around the Diocese for Dec. 9, 2016

Around the Diocese for Dec. 9, 2016 Happy birthday! Deacon Earl Ruppel celebrates his birthday Dec. 16. Deacon David Seibert, pastoral life coordinator at St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, and director of the diocesan Office of the Permanent Diaconate, celebrates his birthday Dec. 17. Doug Rasler, parish catechetical leader at Holy Re...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Open house will honor priest's 50th anniversary

The parish family of Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda, Ind., and St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad will host an open house to honor Benedictine Father John McMullen, a native of Vincennes, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination. The open house wil...
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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Das Nikolausfest

Das Nikolausfest One cannot expect a town with a name like “Santa Claus” to go a Christmas Season without a festival in its namesake’s honor.  The fifth annual Das Nikolausfest, sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Parish and held at St. Nicholas Church in Santa Claus, is a celebration of food...
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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Around the Diocese for Dec. 2, 2016

Happy birthday! Sherie Cooley, parish catechetical leader at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Poseyville and St. Wendell Parish, St. Wendell, celebrates her birthday Dec. 8. Sharon Vogler, parish catechetical leader at All Saints Parish, Evansville, celebrates her birthday Dec. 9. Father Paul Ferguson, p...
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Thursday, December 01, 2016

2016 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities

2016 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide The Message with dates and times of Advent Penance opportunities. Below is a listing of scheduled penance opportunities through December 23. PENANCE SERVICES East Deanery 4 p.m., Dec. 4, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, Penance Service 12 p.m.,...
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Thursday, December 01, 2016