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'And many more!'

'And many more!' Kindergartners from Holy Redeemer School in Evansville visited the Catholic Center on April 6 to wish Bishop Charles C. Thompson a happy birthday. The bishops celebrated his birthday on April 11., Bishop Thompson reacts as the students finish their Happy Birthday Song with “…and many mo...
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Holiday World helps The Message say Thanks!

Holiday World helps The Message say Thanks! Our friends at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari are helping The Message say ”thank you” to our subscribers.  They have provided 54 pairs of general admission tickets, good through Oct. 29, and we’re giving them away to lucky subscribers!   To be eligible to win a...
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bill to strengthen parental rights for minors seeking abortion advances

Bill to strengthen parental rights for minors seeking abortion advances INDIANAPOLIS—A bill to strengthen parental rights for minors seeking abortion passed a House panel by a vote of 8-4 on March 28, and moves to the full House for further consideration.     Senate Bill 404, authored by Sen. Erin Houchin, R-Salem, would require parents to verify t...
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

St. Meinrad Lenten, Holy Week events

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a service of Lenten prayer and music called “Harvest of Sorrows” at 7 p.m. Central Time on April 3 in the school’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. The service is free and open to the public.  Following is the Holy Wee...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Knights hold 29th Vocations Appreciation Dinner

Knights hold 29th Vocations Appreciation Dinner WASHINGTON, Ind. –The Lawrence A. Vieck 4th Degree Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, of Washington, Ind., celebrated its 29th RSVP Vocations Appreciation Dinner on Feb. 23.  Designated seminarians and novices were recognized, and each received $500 to assist with their educa...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Physician-assisted suicide proposals fail to advance

Physician-assisted suicide proposals fail to advance INDIANAPOLIS – House and Senate proposals to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Indiana failed to advance during the 2017 session of Indiana General Assembly. The Indiana State Medical Association and the Indiana Catholic Conference, among others, opposed the legislation.   ...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Pre-K bill advances in Senate

Pre-K bill advances in Senate INDIANAPOLIS—A proposal to expand state-funded pre-kindergarten for at-risk children and maintain parental choice passed the Senate education panel on March 15 by a vote of 8-1, and moves to the Senate Appropriations panel for funding approval. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the leg...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

'In Her Own Words' brings St. Mother Theodore back to Jasper

'In Her Own Words' brings St. Mother Theodore back to Jasper Actor, writer and director Sandra Hartlieb summed up the afternoon of March 18 in three words as her eyes filled with tears. “This was awesome.” Hartlieb performed “In Her Own Words,” a dramatic performance based on the journals and letters of St. Mother Theodore Guerin, to...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lent...A time to love

Lent...A time to love A few years back, a movie came out titled “Fireproof” that changed my thinking of life. In the film, a married couple were having some problems, and it looked as if they were going to separate. But a family member intervened and asked them to do some “little things” that sho...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Catholic Schools: Communities of Respect

Catholic Schools: Communities of Respect Catholic schools across the country have always been recognized and known for their academic excellence, character development, safety and faith formation when compared to other schools. Thus far in this parent series, we have talked about Catholic schools as communities of academic excellence and...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017