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Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected'

Pilgrimage for Life 'more than I expected' On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, I boarded a bus and embarked on the March for Life Pilgrimage. I packed the night before and added last-minute items that afternoon, leaving my room in absolute disarray. I sat next to my friend on the bus, and we discussed the snacks we brought and the movies we were e...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law

Lawmakers consider adding abortion-reversal pill to state's informed-consent law     INDIANAPOLIS—An Indiana House committee has heard a bill to expand state laws regarding informed consent for abortion to include information on nonsurgical, chemical abortion reversal. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure.     House Bill 1128,...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Campaign seeks to grow endowment to support vocations

Campaign seeks to grow endowment to support vocations The Stewards of God’s Grace campaign will bring the Diocese of Evansville closer to its long-term goal of $6 million in endowed funds to support vocations. Once fully funded, the endowments will provide a permanent and sustainable source of funds for seminarian education.     Dioces...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Saint Meinrad Day of Service is March 11

 Saint Meinrad Day of Service is March 11 The Saint Meinrad Alumni Association is hosting its fourth annual Saint Meinrad Day of Service on  March 11 in 10 cities. The Evansville event will be held at St. Benedict Cathedral Parish, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.    The Day of Service is an opportunity for...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Keith Jewell to step down as president of St. Mary's Health

On Jan. 27, Keith Jewell announced that he will be stepping down from his position as President of St. Mary’s Health, effective Feb. 28. Jewell has served in this position since December 2013 and has been instrumental in helping to improve the care in the southwest region of Indiana during th...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bulletin Board for Feb. 17, 2017

Bulletin Board for Feb. 17, 2017 General Interest Busy Moms’ Day Out, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Feb 25, Providence Spirituality & Conference Center; Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; Join other “busy” mothers for quiet reflection time and gain wisdom from sharing with others; cost is $45, which includes lunch; registrati...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Around the Diocese for Feb. 17, 2017

Happy birthday! Melba Wilderman, principal at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County, celebrates her birthday Feb. 25.   Happy Anniversary! Father Jean Vogler, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood Feb. 28, 1970. Deacon Cyril Will was ordained Feb. 10, 19...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Rice and Bean Dinner to help broaden awareness

Rice and Bean Dinner to help broaden awareness Mary Beth Davis has a simple goal: to bring people together to serve God.   Davis is hosting the third annual Rice and Bean Dinner at Good Shepherd Parish in Evansville following the 4 p.m. CST Mass on Feb. 25.  The purpose of the dinner is for Diocese of Evansville parishes with projects...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bulletin Board for Feb. 10, 2017

Bulletin Board for Feb. 10, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Feb. 24 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail info...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Bishop urges students to put their faith in action

Bishop urges students to put their faith in action During the Feb. 1 Catholic Schools Week Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville, Bishop Charles C. Thompson urged students from the Diocese of Evansville’s 26 Catholic schools to put their faith in action. “We are called to grow as members of the community,” the bishop said...
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Thursday, February 09, 2017