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Do you give candy and tootsie rolls to people?

Do you give candy and tootsie rolls to people? Bishop Charles C. Thompson visits pre-K students at St. Vincent DePaul Center for Children and Families on Feb. 28 to share the story “Pete the Cat.”  Bishop Thompson joined other local leaders to promote the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day by reading...
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Thursday, March 09, 2017

National Catholic Sisters Week begins March 8

National Catholic Sisters Week begins March 8 National Catholic Sisters Week begins this year on March 8 and runs through March 14. NCSW is an annual celebration to honor women religious through a series of events that instruct, enlighten and bring greater focus to the lives of these incredible women. Please see the NCSW heading in the Bullet...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Almsgiving - is it just for Lent?

Almsgiving - is it just for Lent? During Lent, we are asked to participate in the Lenten actions of fasting, almsgiving, prayer, conversion, confession, etc.  But, do we do this only during Lent?     I work at All Saints Parish in Evansville; and if you have ever been there, you have probably met some of our ne...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Resurrection students answer a challenge

Resurrection students answer a challenge Back in October, students at Evansville’s Resurrection School listened to guest speaker Matt Hart talk about bullying. Hart challenged the students to go out and do good to others.  That challenge sparked a group of third-graders, who created a campaign they called “Happiness...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

St. Matthew dinner and auction is March 11

St. Matthew Parish in Mount Vernon will hold its 17th annual dinner and auction to benefit St. Matthew School on March 11 at the Posey County 4H Center, 111 Harmony Township Rd, New Harmony, IN 47631. The annual event is themed, and this year’s theme calls for the dinner and auction to be a &...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

2017 Lenten Reconciliation Schedule

2017 Lenten Reconciliation Schedule Click here for a downloadable pdf of reconciliation schedules from parishes across the Diocese of Evansville, which include regular weekly individual Confession and additional opportunities during lent.    ...
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Thursday, March 02, 2017

2017 Diocesan Fish Fries

2017 Diocesan Fish Fries Click here to download a pdf of 2017 Fish Fries in the Diocese of Evansville....
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Senate committee rejects bill to expand payday lending

Senate committee rejects bill to expand payday lending INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Senate Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee has rejected a bill to expand payday-lending practices. The committee voted against the bill, 4-5, on Feb. 16.     Glenn Tebbe, executive director for the Indiana Catholic Conference, who joined 18 o...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Creator of 'The Cross and the Light' bringing extravaganza to Carmel

Creator of 'The Cross and the Light' bringing extravaganza to Carmel CARMEL – The Cross and Light is an international, critically acclaimed musical and multi-sensory video experience of Christ’s Passion and Resurrection, and the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. The production is an authentic biblical proclamation of the greatest love story of all...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Learning conflict resolution through life experience

Each school year brings opportunities for students to learn conflict-resolution skills as many dynamics come into play. This includes changes in relationships and peer groups, grade-level changes, diversity issues, and home-life stressors that carry over into the school environment.  Conflicts...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017