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Pope Francis appoints sixth Bishop of Evansville

Pope Francis appoints sixth Bishop of Evansville Pope Francis has named Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel, Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet, Illinois, as the sixth Bishop of Evansville. Following is the official announcement from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Pope Names Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Siegel as New Bishop of Evansville October 18, 2...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Fall Festival never fails to feed and entertain

Fall Festival never fails to feed and entertain Kuchen and tenderloins and sausage burgers...oh my.   The fried food bonanza known as the 96th Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival presented munchies as far as the eye could see. Evansville’s West Franklin Street hosted more than 130 food booths, a Saturday-evening parade with about...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Walk for the Poor raises more than $35,000

Walk for the Poor raises more than $35,000 Organizers of the annual St. Vincent de Paul Walk for the Poor tell The Message that more than $30,000 will go to direct aid for the needy across Southwest Indiana.  More than 260 walkers joined 50 volunteer workers on Sept. 30 for the 2017 walk for the Poor, held on the grounds of the Evansvi...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Nominations open for Catholic Educator Innovative Award

Nominations open for Catholic Educator Innovative Award The Diocese of Evansville Catholic Schools Office is accepting nominations for the Catholic Educator Innovative Award. The award recognizes educators within the Diocese of Evansville who employ novel and innovative efforts to achieve success in student learning and/or promote growth for their schoo...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bulletin Board for Oct. 13, 2017

Bulletin Board for Oct. 13, 2017 General Interest Foundation Day Celebration, 11 a.m., Oct. 21, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; join the Sisters of Providence to recognize the sisters’ Foundation Day; for more information, call 812-535-2952 or email jfrost@spsmw.org.   Unveiled: A one woman...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Around the Diocese for Oct. 13, 2017

Around the Diocese for Oct. 13, 2017 Happy birthday! Deacon David Rice, clergy personnel director, celebrates his birthday on October 23. Father Jason Gries, pastor at Holy Redeemer Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on October 19. Father Thomas Kessler, pastor at St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh, celebrates his birt...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

St. Matthew PTO holds record-breaking fundraiser

St. Matthew PTO holds record-breaking fundraiser Throughout the opening weeks of the 2017-18school year, the St. Matthew School PTO sold discount cards as a fundraiser. The cards, priced at $10, provided discounts across the area to a variety of businesses. They also provided record-setting results for the school. “We raised more than $5,00...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Walk for the Poor draws hundreds

Walk for the Poor draws hundreds Wonderful weather and a just-as-wonderful cause drew hundreds to the grounds of the Evansville State Hospital on Sept. 30 for the 2017 St. Vincent de Paul Walk for the Poor. Walkers of all ages had the opportunity to complete 1-mile, 2-mile or 5k courses that took them around the hospital grounds a...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017

2017 Holy Cross Distinguished Alumni Award goes to the late Marlene Obert

2017 Holy Cross Distinguished Alumni Award goes to the late Marlene Obert The Holy Cross Parish Association of Alumni and Friends presented its 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award to family members of the late Marlene Obert, who was recognized for having lived an exemplary Catholic life. The HCAAF announced the award at mass on Sept. 17 during the parish’s annual Celeb...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Author Robert Rogers to visit Good Shepherd Parish on Oct. 14

Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville invites everyone to meet Catholic author and musician Robert Rogers on Oct. 14. Good Shepherd is located at 2301 Stockwell Road, Evansville, IN 47715. Rogers experienced a tragedy of Biblical proportions when he lost his wife and all four of their children in a 20...
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Thursday, October 05, 2017