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Creator of 'The Cross and the Light' bringing extravaganza to Carmel

Creator of 'The Cross and the Light' bringing extravaganza to Carmel CARMEL – The Cross and Light is an international, critically acclaimed musical and multi-sensory video experience of Christ’s Passion and Resurrection, and the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. The production is an authentic biblical proclamation of the greatest love story of all...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Learning conflict resolution through life experience

Each school year brings opportunities for students to learn conflict-resolution skills as many dynamics come into play. This includes changes in relationships and peer groups, grade-level changes, diversity issues, and home-life stressors that carry over into the school environment.  Conflicts...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Special Collection for European Church is Ash Wednesday

Editor’s note – The annual Collection for the Church is Central and Eastern Europe will occur on Ash Wednesday, March 1. The Diocese of Evansville has received the following letter about the special collection from Blaise Cardinal Cupich of Chicago, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Ca...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Providence Associate application process is open

Providence Associate application process is open If you are looking to enhance your spirituality, consider a deeper relationship with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., and become a Providence Associate.   Providence Associates are women and men of faith, ages 18 years and older, who share their own unique gifts and...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

29th Annual Classic Corvette Raffle Tickets Now on Sale!

29th Annual Classic Corvette Raffle Tickets Now on Sale! Raffle tickets are now on sale for the 29th Annual Classic Corvette Raffle benefiting Saint Bernard Parish and School in Rockport. This year’s car is a roman red 1962 Corvette Convertible. This 327 cubic-inch-engine, 340-horsepower car is in show condition, has just over 70,000 actual mi...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier announces retirement

Benedictine Sister Karlene Sensmeier announces retirement Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, pastor of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville, released a statement on Feb. 2 announcing the retirement of Benedictine sister Karlene Sensmeier as principal of St. Benedict Cathedral School. Following is the full text of that statement: “After one ye...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Church opposes pending payday lending legislation

Church opposes pending payday lending legislation INDIANAPOLIS—A measure to expand payday lending, a plan the Indiana Catholic Conference opposes due to its exploitative nature of low income persons, is expected to be heard before a Senate panel by mid-February.     The proposal, Senate Bill 245, called the Long Term Small Loa...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

217 years of Christian Education

217 years of Christian Education   Editor’s note – Lifelong Vincennes resident Bernie Niehaus is an alumnus of St. Meinrad Seminary and Chairman of the Board of the Niehaus Companies. He has published a collection of columns he wrote for the Niehaus Companies newsletter over the years, and many of them relate to h...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

HBO's 'The Young Pope'

HBO's 'The Young Pope' NOTE from Sister Helena – HEAR YE! HEAR YE! CAVEAT! CAVEAT! For whatever effusive praise you may hear from me below about HBO's series "The Young Pope," be it known that it is FILLED with nudity and sex scenes in almost every episode. I have watched the entire first season. Genitals are never...
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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Pre-K bill would expand school choice access

INDIANAPOLIS—A proposal to enhance state-funded prekindergarten for at-risk children also expands school-choice access. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the legislation.     The preschool expansion bill, authored by Rep. Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, builds upon the sta...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017