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  • Diocese welcomes its new Shepherd

    The Diocese of Evansville and the greater Evansville community welcomed Bishop-designate Joseph M. Siegel during an Oct. 18 press conference at St. Benedict Cathedral. His Installation Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m. CST on Dec. 15 at St. Benedict. E...

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  • EWTN, CatholicTV set to televise Installation Mass

    Alabama-based EWTN and Boston-based CatholicTV will air the Dec. 15 Installation Mass for Bishop-designate Joseph M. Siegel live beginning at 2 p.m. CST. Discussions continue with other TV outlets regarding the live telecast, and The Message will...

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  • Serra Club honors local eighth-graders for vocations projects

      The Serra Club honored 34 eighth-graders from 17 Evansville-area parishes during the annual Vocation Awareness Luncheon on Nov. 6 at the Catholic Center in Evansville. The event coincides with National Vocation Awareness Week, which was hel...

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  • More than 120 receive Bruté Society honors

    The program for the Nov. 6 Bruté Society Mass and Solemn Induction Ceremony describes the event this way: “An annual celebration of unity and stewardship for the Catholic Church of Southwestern Indiana.” Diocese of Evansville Admi...

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  • Veterans Day Mass focuses on warriors young and old

    In the United States, Veterans Day actually was born as Armistice Day, and was intended to remember the end of World War I. The Congressional act that established it in 1938 stated that Nov. 11 henceforth would be "a day to be dedicated to the cau...

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  • St. Matthew School celebrates 150 years

    By 9:55 a.m. on Nov. 12, people were going up into the choir loft at St. Matthew Church in Mount Vernon because the main sanctuary was full. Folks filled the sanctuary to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the parish’s school with a Mass at...

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  • Parish communities from the Diocese of Joliet are proud of their native son

    Parish leaders from the Diocese of Joliet proudly tell The Message that their “native son,” Bishop-designate Joseph M. Siegel, is one of the holiest and most humble men they have ever known.   “Yes indeed, Bishop Siegel is...

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