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Wrestling with the devil

Every spring it’s the same. I head to my berm or bushes and wrestle with those annoying vines that snuck back during the late summer. By fall they made headway while I was distracted raking leaves or preparing plants for the winter. Now those vines are coiled around their defenseless victims,...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

East Side Optimist Club honors educational leaders

East Side Optimist Club honors educational leaders For the first time in its history, Evansville’s East Side Optimist Club named co-winners of its Citizen of the Year Award during the organization’s March 26 Awards Night gathering at the Golden Gorral Buffet on Evansville’s east side. Diocese of Evansville Superintendent of School...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Honor Flight celebrates Schnell's service

Honor Flight celebrates Schnell's service The excitement is mounting: it’s been almost six months since the last Honor Flight of Southern Indiana took off, and they’re ready to do it again.  Honor Flight of Southern Indiana is ready to take 85 veterans and their guardians to Washington, D.C., on May 6 for Honor Flight EVV...
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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Remembering Cisco Lloveras

Remembering Cisco Lloveras Francisco J. “Cisco” Lloveras, 43, of St. Meinrad, passed away April 10 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville.  Lloveras was the Director of Music for St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale.   He was born June 14, 1974, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Juan R. and Carmen (Ma...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Avoiding the Summer Spiritual Slide

Each spring, parents and teachers discuss ways that students can avoid the summer slide. This is the idea that students have the potential of “sliding” backward during the summer months when they are not in school and not engaged in the daily routine of learning. This phenomenon of summ...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Silence nurtures our souls

    Heading up I-69 at the beginning of a four hour trip, my thoughts were as grey and heavy as the clouds that soaked the highway. Before departing, I had chosen some uplifting music and was loading it in the CD player when I encountered the problem that had occurred off and on for...
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Seminarians will be ordained

Bishop Joseph M. Siegel will ordain Diocese of Evansville seminarians Luke Hassler and Andrew Thomas to the Diaconate at 10 a.m. EDT on April 14 at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier Vincennes. Hassler, of St. Philip Parish in Posey County, and Thomas, of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Vincennes, are...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Sister Rebecca a guardian of the word

Sister Rebecca a guardian of the word    Sister Rebecca Abel sometimes thinks of herself as the theology librarian’s version of Sherlock Holmes. With over 40 years’ experience, she’s adept at digging out books and materials that students and professionals are searching for.   “I like helping people find stuff,...
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Faith leaders call for defeat of House Bill 1319

Faith leaders call for defeat of House Bill 1319 We oppose Indiana House Bill 1319, which opens doors for lending practices that are unjust and which take unfair advantage of people in desperate circumstances. Together, we call on the Indiana senate to reject this bill and find ways to establish more just legislation that protects the poor and vu...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Youth Resources names Duncan Youth of the Month for February

Youth Resources names Duncan Youth of the Month for February One week at a time—that’s how Mater Dei High School senior and Youth Resources’ February Youth of the Month Claudia Duncan manages the many athletic events, club meetings and service commitments on her calendar. “You just see her at everything,” said Mater Dei School C...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018