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Around the Diocese for Feb. 2, 2018

Around the Diocese for Feb. 2, 2018 Happy birthday! Joan Fredrich, principal at Holy Rosary Catholic School in Evansville, celebrates her birthday on February 7. Father Eugene Schroeder, pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Vanderburgh County, celebrates his birthday on February 7. Father James Sauer, administrator of St. Matthew Parish i...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What you may not know about Catholic Schools

Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed. More than a theme for the 2018 Catholic Schools Week, held Jan. 28 through Feb. 3, these tenets serve as the foundation for Catholic education in the Diocese of Evansville.   The 26 Catholic schools across the diocese will host a “Come and See” open hou...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

St. Mary, Ireland, breaks ground for new church

St. Mary, Ireland, breaks ground for new church A large crowd filled St. Mary Church in Ireland for the 10 a.m. Mass on Jan. 21, and they joined other parishioners and Pastor Father Joseph Erbacher after Mass for the ceremonial groundbreaking for a new church. Representatives of Streicher Construction and design firm Hafer also attended and part...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Senate panel passes nutrition-eligibility plan for reformed drug felons

Senate panel passes nutrition-eligibility plan for reformed drug felons Indianapolis – A proposal to lift a ban on nutrition-program eligibility for reformed drug felons has advanced in the Indiana Senate. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure.  Indiana is one of a handful of states that bans convicted drug felons from receiving certain federa...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Diocese offers two marriage-preparation programs

My wife and I have been married for 22 years, and the journey has definitely had its share of joy and sorrow.  People often will equate marriage with a rollercoaster, and I understand the analogy; but true Catholic marriage speaks to something much deeper.  It is true that marriage consis...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

SOURCE SUMMIT Retreats set for March 16-18

The 2018 SOURCE SUMMIT Retreats – one for young people and one for adults – are scheduled for March 16-18 at Mater Dei High School and Corpus Christi Parish, both on Evansville’s west side. Mater Dei High School will host the retreat for youth and young adults (ages 13-24), which...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 26, 2018

Bulletin Board for January 26, 2018 General Interest St. John’s Bible on display at St. Meinrad, Jan. 12-Feb. 3, Scholar Shop Bookstore, Newman Hall, St. Meinrad Archabbey, Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad; hours Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; commissioned in 1998 by the Benedictine Abbey in Co...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 26, 2018

Around the Diocese for January 26, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Thomas Kirsch, deacon at St. Philip Parish in Posey County, celebrates his birthday on January 31. Deacon Michael Helfter, deacon at Holy Family Parish in Jasper, celebrates his birthday on February 3.   Subscribe to our YouTube Channel   Did you know that the Dio...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life

Pilgrims begin journey with diocesan Mass for Life Hundreds of pilgrims from across the Diocese of Evansville filled Christ the King Parish’s St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand on Jan. 17 for the Diocese of Evansville’s Mass for Life, which served as their sendoff for the 2018 Pilgrimage for Life to Washington, D.C. The Message will prov...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Paying it forward: Pilgrimage for Life scholarships

The Diocese of Evansville’s 2018 Pilgrimage for Life had a record number of participants who were able to attend because of scholarships. This year, more than 68 people were eligible to receive assistance so that they could make the trip to Washington D.C. 2017 participant, Elisha Hoffman sai...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018