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Epic lip sync battle held at Resurrection

Epic lip sync battle held at Resurrection Middle school students at Resurrection Catholic School in Evansville entertained the elementary students as well as families and visitors with an epic lip sync battle on Feb. 1.  The four houses of Aquinas, Hildegard, Isadore and Scholastica presented their dance moves seeking the loudest appl...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Around the Diocese for Feb 10, 2017

Around the Diocese for Feb 10, 2017 Happy Birthday! Rachel Wright, parish catechetical leader at St. Mary, Huntingburg, celebrates her birthday Feb. 21. Kacie Klem, parish catechetical leader at St. Ferdinand Parish, Ferdinand, celebrates her birthday Feb. 22.   Dubois County Free Throw Winners Good Shepherd of the Hills Knight...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board General Interest Hidden in Plain View: Black Catholics and the Civil Rights Movement, 7 p.m., Feb. 7, St. Bede Theater, St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad; annual Black History Lecture presented by Dr. Cecilia Moore; lecture will consider the contemporary Catholic Church in th...
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Friday, February 03, 2017

Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier announces retirement

Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier announces retirement Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, pastor of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville, released a statement on Feb. 2 announcing the retirement of Benedictine sister Karlene Sensmeier as principal of St. Benedict Cathedral School. Following is the full text of that statement: “After one ye...
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Friday, February 03, 2017

Legislation to lift food-benefits ban clears Senate panel

Legislation to lift food-benefits ban clears Senate panel INDIANAPOLIS—Legislation to lift a ban on food assistance for reformed drug offenders passed a Senate panel on Jan. 23 by an 8-1 vote and is headed to the Senate floor. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the legislation.     Senate Bill 9, authored by Sen. James Merritt,...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Catholic Charities welcomes new staff members

Catholic Charities and the Office of Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Evansville welcome new staff members. Haddy Rikabi joins Catholic Charities as the new Immigration Legal Services Specialist.  Rikabi earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University in 2016 and is admitt...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese Happy birthday! Father Benny Alikandayil Chacko, associate pastor of St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes and St. Philip Neri Parish, Bicknell, celebrates his birthday Feb. 11. Lori Stoltz, parish catechetical leader at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Oakland City, celebrates her birthday Feb. 11. Lisa Popham,...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, responds to Jan. 27 executive orders

On Jan. 30, Bishop Charles C. Thompson of the Diocese of Evansville issued the following statement regarding the Jan. 27 executive orders impacting immigration and foreign travel, issued by President Donald Trump: “Americans are not accustomed to seeing their nation close its doors to those i...
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Monday, January 30, 2017

Misa Diocesana Peregrinación de la vida

Misa Diocesana Peregrinación de la vida  Dios debe tener un buen sentido del humor, como es evidente por el hecho de que nuestra misa de peregrinación de la vida anual Diocesana se celebra cada año en la fiesta de la conversión de San Pablo. Como en años pasados, nuestra celebración marca él envió de los...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bishop celebrates Mass for Life

Bishop celebrates Mass for Life Bishop Charles C. Thompson celebrated Mass on Jan. 25 for Diocese of Evansville pilgrims traveling to the 2017 March for Life in Washington, D.C. St. Ferdinand Parish in Ferdinand hosted the 7 p.m. Eastern Time Mass. Immediately after Mass concluded, our pilgrims left for Washington and the March f...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017