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How should Catholics prepare to vote?

The 2018 election in Indiana does not have races for the high-profile offices of President or Governor on the ballot. But, as is evident in media ads, there is a high profile office on the ballot – U.S. Senator.  Other important offices also are on the ballot – all U.S. Congress me...
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Adventures of a Vatican Astronomer

Adventures of a Vatican Astronomer Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno offered an intimate look into the adventures of a Vatican astronomer during a Sept. 25 presentation at St. Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad. Brother Guy took attendees back to the beginnings of the Vatican Observatory and led them through a history of its operation. H...
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Garrett Braun

Seminarian Profile - Garrett Braun Name: Garrett Braun  Date of Birth: Feb. 28, 1992 Where were you born? Indianapolis Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Lauren (Braun) Medvecz and Erin (Braun) Frasier Parents’ names: Randy and Judy Braun Current Parish: St. John the Baptist, New...
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Martin Estrada

Seminarian Profile - Martin Estrada Name: Martin Estrada  Date of Birth: July 17, 1983 Where were you born? San Julian, Jalisco, Mexico Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? I have 9 siblings: Alfonso (50), Marta (49), Josie (47), Olivia (46), Ignacio (44), Alberto (42), Juan (41), Guadalu...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Digital Edition of the 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster available for download

Digital Edition of the 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster available for download The Diocese of Evansville Vocations Office's 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster is available now in digital form. The poster can be viewed and downloaded from the URL below. http://bit.ly/2OQej8F...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bishop Siegel announces Prayer of Healing and Reparation services

In response to the clergy sexual-abuse crisis impacting Catholics and the Church across the world, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel will lead Prayer of Healing and Reparation services in October in the Diocese of Evansville’s four deaneries. The schedule includes: West Deanery – St. James Paris...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Juan Ramirez

Seminarian Profile - Juan Ramirez Seminarian Profile Date of publication:   Name: Juan Ramirez    Date of Birth: April 1, 1981 Where were you born? Mexico Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Ana Saavedra (45), Cintia Ramirez (41) and Yuliana Ramirez (33) Parents’ names:...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Jesus calls us to his healing ministry

Jesus calls us to his healing ministry “Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician (no healer) there? (If so,) why then is there no healing for the wounds of my people?” (Jeremiah 8:22) Suffering has always been a part of life. Jeremiah, a prophetic voice seven centuries before Jesus, was not only anguished by the suf...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Serving God in multiple ways

Serving God in multiple ways It seems as though our yard has enlarged since we moved here 25 years ago. Everywhere I turn, there are tasks that need attention: vines choking bushes; weeds rapidly reappearing; fruit falling from trees (if the squirrels and deer don’t eat it first); and, of course, the weekly mowing. The y...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Andrew Thomas

Seminarian Profile - Andrew Thomas Name: Andrew Thomas  Date of Birth: May 31, 1993 Where were you born? Fishers Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Ben Myers (36), Carl Myers (34), Amanda Faulkner (33), Chris Thomas (26), Megan Sturgeon (22), Sydney Meyers (16) and Caleb Myers (11). Pa...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018