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Spirituality is the heart of the St. Vincent de Paul Society

Spirituality is the heart of the St. Vincent de Paul Society St. Vincent spoke eloquently of the fire that he hoped would burn in the hearts of missionaries. He envisioned it as a flame, an all-encompassing zeal that would drive the members of his congregation toward those in need. His dream was that this flame would energize not just those engaged in foreig...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

St. Benedict Cathedral Parish hosting Jan 22 Mass for Life

St. Benedict Cathedral Parish hosting Jan 22 Mass for Life St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville will celebrate a Mass for Greater Respect for Human Life at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the cathedral. All are welcome.  ...
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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Examining faith through Luke 8:18

Examining faith through Luke 8:18      Luke 8:18 intrigues me. In it, Jesus says, “Take care, then, how you hear. To anyone who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he seems to have will be taken away.” I find it interesting that Jesus did not specifically tell us what it is th...
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Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...
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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...
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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.  ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018