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2018 Holiday World and Splashin' Safari winners!

2018 Holiday World and Splashin' Safari winners! We are thrilled to announce the winners of our special Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Giveaway! We drew 54 random subscribers; each is receiving two general-admission passes to the Spencer County parks as we join the folks at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari to say thanks to our...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Priests' group to give St. John XXIII awards to spiritual author and active pastor

Priests' group to give St. John XXIII awards to spiritual author and active pastor The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests will present its highest awards to an internationally known Franciscan priest and a longtime parish pastor who helped found the association in 2011. Franciscan Father Richard Rohr of Albuquerque, N.M., and Father John “Jay” Davidson of Evansville...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Making medical decisions with a person's best interests in mind

The legal system is often at odds with the medical profession. At least, that is the way it seems. Most recently, Alfie Evans, the young English child, became a victim of the courts. A judge declared all life-support devices be removed and Alfie be allowed to die. Alfie’s parents objected. Ma...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Summertime parenting: building Intentionality

Summertime parenting: building Intentionality May is a month of commencement, celebrations of students’ progress and their respective classes. It’s a time of anticipation of the next the chapter and a time for goodbyes to what is, holding fast to what growth has occurred in the preceding months. Each year, parents have the joy of s...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Summer Socials and Festivals, 2018

Summer Socials and Festivals, 2018 Click here for a pdf listing of Summer Socials and Festivals in the Diocese of Evansville. May 31, June 1 and 2, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville, grounds open Thurs. 5-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5-10 p.m.; serving cafeteria-style pork chop or fried chicken dinners with ma...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Siblings inspire May Youth of the Month honoree

Siblings inspire May Youth of the Month honoree The loss of a loved one can be unsurprising or unexpected. It may happen when a person is young or after he or she has lived a long life. But no matter how or when it happens, that loss changes lives. Mater Dei High School senior Nicole Richmond was 13 when her older sister and best friend, Melanie...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wrestling with the devil

Every spring it’s the same. I head to my berm or bushes and wrestle with those annoying vines that snuck back during the late summer. By fall they made headway while I was distracted raking leaves or preparing plants for the winter. Now those vines are coiled around their defenseless victims,...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

East Side Optimist Club honors educational leaders

East Side Optimist Club honors educational leaders For the first time in its history, Evansville’s East Side Optimist Club named co-winners of its Citizen of the Year Award during the organization’s March 26 Awards Night gathering at the Golden Gorral Buffet on Evansville’s east side. Diocese of Evansville Superintendent of School...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Honor Flight celebrates Schnell's service

Honor Flight celebrates Schnell's service The excitement is mounting: it’s been almost six months since the last Honor Flight of Southern Indiana took off, and they’re ready to do it again.  Honor Flight of Southern Indiana is ready to take 85 veterans and their guardians to Washington, D.C., on May 6 for Honor Flight EVV...
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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Remembering Cisco Lloveras

Remembering Cisco Lloveras Francisco J. “Cisco” Lloveras, 43, of St. Meinrad, passed away April 10 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville.  Lloveras was the Director of Music for St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale.   He was born June 14, 1974, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Juan R. and Carmen (Ma...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018