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Bulletin Board for June 23, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 23, 2017 General Interest Art Exhibit by Laura Foster Nicholson, through July 14, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit of tapestries, watercolors and digital prints; free and open to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311, or visit www.saintmeinrad.edu/library...
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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Around the Diocese for June 23, 2017

Around the Diocese for June 23, 2017 Happy Birthday! David Franklin, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on July 4.   Happy Anniversary! Archbishop-elect Charles C. Thompson was installed as the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Evansville on June 29, 2011.   Good Shepherd third grades help Ch...
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Thursday, June 22, 2017

'I could never have imagined that I would serve as Archbishop of Indianapolis'

'I could never have imagined that I would serve as Archbishop of Indianapolis' Evansville Bishop Charles C. Thompson, now Archbishop-designate of Indianapolis, told a crowd estimated at 250 in the archdiocesan Catholic Center on June 13 that he had just returned home from the June 3 Ordination Mass for Father John Pfister and Father Jerry Pratt Jr. when he got a call from Arc...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

'… we must have grateful hearts'

'… we must have grateful hearts' Bishop Charles C. Thompson celebrated Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville on June 11 – the Feast of the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity – to recognize the Golden Anniversary of Catholic Charismatic Renewal. Benedictine Father Noel Muëller and Father Biju Thomas concelebrated...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

2017 Fortnight for Freedom begins amid 'polite persecution'

2017 Fortnight for Freedom begins amid 'polite persecution' Editor’s note: The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2017 Fortnight for Freedom opens on June 21 and concludes on July 4. Bishop Charles C. Thompson tell us this week that religious freedom is key to effective missionary discipleship. His column begins on page 5. The following inform...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 26, 2017

Bulletin Board for June 26, 2017 General Interest Art Exhibit by Laura Foster Nicholson, though July 14, Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit of tapestries, watercolors and digital prints; free and open to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311 or visit www.sainmeinrad.edu/library/...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Around the Diocese for June 16, 2017

Around the Diocese for June 16, 2017 Happy birthday! Lori Wissel, principal at Flaget Elementary School in Vincennes, celebrates her birthday on June 23. Richard Preske, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on June 24.   Happy anniversary! Father Stephen Lintzenich, retired priest of the Diocese o...
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pope Francis names Bishop Charles C. Thompson as Archbishop of Indianapolis

Pope Francis names Bishop Charles C. Thompson as Archbishop of Indianapolis WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop Charles Thompson, of Evansville, Indiana, as Archbishop of Indianapolis. The appointment was publicized in Washington, June 13, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Archbishop-designate Thompson, was born April 11, 19...
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Bishop ordains John Pfister and Jerry Pratt Jr. as priests

Bishop ordains John Pfister and Jerry Pratt Jr. as priests Bishop Charles C. Thompson ordained John Pfister, a son of Holy Cross Parish in Fort Branch, and Jerry Pratt Jr., a son of Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville, to the priesthood on June 3 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. More than 45 priests of the Diocese of Evansville and from elsewhere co...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017

More Catholic schools earn Four Star status

The Indiana Department of Education has announced a second round of Four Star school awards, and Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools claimed 13 total spots in the two rounds of announcements.   The Complete list of Four Star schools in the Diocese of Evansville includes Corpus Christi Schoo...
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Thursday, June 08, 2017