Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper
« BACK

Decree promulgating the revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

Decree promulgating the revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People DECREE On 14 June 2018, the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People was revised and approved by the full body of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at its Plenary Assembly.  Therefore, I hereby promulgate the revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Youn...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Technology, Attachment and Piglets

            I recently learned a new word from an article I was reading about families and their interactions with their children.  The word is technoference.   Technoference occurs when parents continuously interrupt their face...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Here we are again

Here we are again  Here we are again. Stores are vying with online services for customers. People are perplexed over choosing the perfect gift. There are multiple sightings of the big guy in red and white. And, Christmas carols are intensifying on the airwaves as Christ’s birthday draws closer.  ...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Mass schedules for Christmas and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Mass schedules for Christmas and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide The Message with Christmas Mass and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Holy Day Mass schedules. North Deanery Holy Name Parish, Bloomfield: Dec. 24, 8 p.m.; Dec. 31, 6 p.m. Our Lady of Hope Parish, Washington: Dec. 24, 4 p.m., 6 p.m. a...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Seminarian Profile: Bradley Gehlhausen

Seminarian Profile: Bradley Gehlhausen Name: Bradley Gehlhausen Date of Birth: April 7, 1995 Where were you born? Jasper Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Benjamin “B.J.” Gehlhausen (31), Bridget Hamelman (28) and Brayden Gehlhausen (21) Parents’ names: Gerald (Jerry) and Lis...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 06, 2018

The gift of preparation

The gift of preparation I believe I can safely say that we are always preparing for something. The range of things being prepared for can greatly vary, but it is all important. For me, personally, I am preparing for the end of another college semester with all the tests, presentations and papers that come with it. A lot o...
Read full story »
Thursday, December 06, 2018

Profile - Diocese of Evansville Seminarian Christopher Wickman

Profile - Diocese of Evansville Seminarian Christopher Wickman Name: Christopher Wickman Date of Birth: August 3, 1979 Where were you born? Washington, Ind. Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Sister - Melissa, age 48 Parents’ names: Charles and Roberta Wickman Current Parish: Our Lady of Hope Parish, Washington...
Read full story »
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Caleb Scherzinger

Seminarian Profile - Caleb Scherzinger Name: Caleb Scherzinger Date of Birth: November 21, 1996 Where were you born? Celestine Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? One brother: Cole Scherzinger, 19 One sister: Kari Ann Scherzinger, 16 Parents’ names: Karen Scherzinger and Charles Scherzinge...
Read full story »
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Let's consider the vocation of marriage

Let's consider the vocation of marriage November 4-10 was National Vocations Awareness Week. I spent the week visiting Catholic schools and talking about vocations – to the priesthood and consecrated life, in particular. What I found was that there are a lot more young people out there who are open to God's call than the world know...
Read full story »
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

2018 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities

2018 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide The Message with penance services and individual confession times, which are listed below. Other parishes will continue their regular individual confession schedules. PENANCE SERVICES East Deanery 4 p.m., Dec. 9, Christ the King Parish,...
Read full story »
Thursday, November 15, 2018