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© 2019 NCEA PARENT NEWS – Reprinted with permission Sports provide countless physical, mental and social benefits for our children – from creating healthy physical habits to promoting peer interaction and teamwork. In the Catholic school setting, they can also provide a vehicle for...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Footprints of Our Catholic Brethren

Footprints of Our Catholic Brethren St. Simon Church, Washington, Indiana I was surrounded. Two days after the largest Right-to-Life banquet in the nation, I was surrounded; and I could not help but smile. Sitting in the pews at Our Lady of Hope in Washington, Indiana, I was inspired by the sounds and invigorated by what I saw. As th...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Decree regarding alienation of a tract of land at Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Evansville

Decree regarding alienation of a tract of land at Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Evansville On April 17, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel issued a decree regarding the alienation of a tract of land at Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Evansville. Please use this link to download the decree as a PDF: http://bit.ly/2VMOOIU...
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Will you be happy with your obituary?

Will you be happy with your obituary? If you unexpectedly had the chance to peek at your obituary, would you read it? Think about it: Your time on earth is done. Here’s the lasting impression you left on others. What do you anticipate your family and loved ones will write about you? If you’re honest with yourself, are you p...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Learning to appreciate what I already have

Learning to appreciate what I already have Sometimes in life I get restless and my mind starts to wander. I see life updates posted on social media and I’m ashamed to admit it, but sometimes it makes me want what I don’t have. Oh wow, that’s a really nice car. I wish mine was newer. That girl is so fit. I wish I looked lik...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Reading Sirach on our Lenten journey

Reading Sirach on our Lenten journey     I have not read the Bible in its entirety; not even close. I began a number of times with good intentions but usually quit when Cain killed Abel. I could see things were heading downhill (and I prefer happy endings). Truth is, I am easily sidetracked from many a good intention. At thi...
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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Put down your device during Lent and live in the moment

Put down your device during Lent and live in the moment I’m guilty of it, too; I’ll admit that right now before any accusations get hurled at me: I spend more time on my phone than I should. Technology – we are so attached to our phone, tablet and any other electronic device we may own. I’ve been out to dinner and, whether itR...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019

2019 Lenten Fish Fry schedule available for download

2019 Lenten Fish Fry schedule available for download Parishes across the Diocese of Evansville have provided information on their 2019 Lenten Fish Fries. Please use this link to download the schedule: http://bit.ly/2EoFN1g  ...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Diocesan Review Board plays key role in handling abuse allegations

Diocesan Review Board plays key role in handling abuse allegations The Diocese of Evansville’s Review Board plays a key role in handling allegations of sexual abuse of minors by clergy. And it does so with a pastoral focus. Bishop Joseph M Siegel consulted the Diocesan Review Board in the preparations of the list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual...
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Friday, February 22, 2019

Despite roller-coaster weather, thankful for a change in seasons

Despite roller-coaster weather, thankful for a change in seasons Please tell me I’m not the only person who’s sick of this flip-flopping weather. Actually, I could go for some flip-flop weather, but I’m about done with this almost daily dramatic change in temperature and precipitation. I know, I know – everyone seems to be talking about t...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019