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Reitz Memorial Academic Decathlon team takes top state honors

Reitz Memorial Academic Decathlon team takes top state honors The Reitz Memorial High School Academic Decathlon team once again led the state in the 33rd annual state finals of the Indiana Academic Decathlon, held at Purdue University on Feb. 9-10.  Twelve teams were a part of the event, despite weather conditions that prohibited some teams from particip...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Bill to recognize fetus as person in homicides clears House panel

Bill to recognize fetus as person in homicides clears House panel Indianapolis—A bill to recognize the fetus as a person in cases of homicide cleared the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee on Feb. 21 by a unanimous vote. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the proposal. Senate Bill 203, authored by Senator Aaron Freeman, R-Indianapolis, would all...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Indiana Department of Education Announces Four Star Schools

Indiana Department of Education Announces Four Star Schools On Feb. 23, the Indiana Department of Education announced the 2016-2017 Four Star Schools, and Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools claimed 12 spots. The Four Star Schools designation is designed by the DOE to recognize great schools in Indiana.   Diocese of Evansville schools receiving this...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Seminarian receives ministry of lector at Saint Meinrad

Diocese of Evansville seminarian Garrett D. Braun, a son of St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh, is one of 17 priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology who received the ministry of lector on Feb.15, in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Charl...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Catholic Medical Association Guild schedules retreat

The Southwest Indiana Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is sponsoring a retreat from 7:30 p.m. CT on March 9 until 1:30 p.m. CT on March 10 at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Drive in St. Meinrad. The retreat is “Medicine and Spirituality: Deliveri...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Honor Flight announces two D.C. trips

Honor Flight of Southern Indiana is in the planning stages for two 2018 Honor Flight trips out of Evansville Regional Airport. 2018 flights are set for May 5 and Nov. 3. Honor Flight of Southern Indiana is a nonprofit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacri...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

MEDCON 2018 set for April 13-14

The Indiana Catholic Medical Association and Marian University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine will host MEDCON 2018 at the college, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222. The theme for the event will be “What Does It Mean to Be a Catholic Physician or Nurse in 2018?” It...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 2, 2018

Bulletin Board for March 2, 2018 General Interest Shop at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 25% off everything in the store through the end of March (some restrictions apply); 767 E. Walnut, Evansville. 50th Anniversary Celebration for Father Lowell Will, March 4, 2 p.m. Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Clement Church; 4 p.m. Dinne...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Around the Diocese for March 2, 2018

Around the Diocese for March 2, 2018 Happy birthday! Deacon Richard Grannan, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 8. Deacon Thomas Cervone, deacon at Holy Redeemer Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 10. Deacon David cook, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrat...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Sex-education opt-in bill gets house hearing

Sex-education opt-in bill gets house hearing A bill to establish the state’s sex education program as an “opt-in” rather than an “opt-out” program received a lengthy hearing in the House Education Committee, Feb. 15. The bill is expected to pass the panel before the end of February. The plan passed the Senate Jan...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018