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God Always Wins

God Always Wins Bishop Charles C. Thompson told hundreds of youth and young adults attending the 2017 Source Summit Retreat that the readings for the March 17 Mass he celebrated for them reveal one simple truth.   “God always wins.”   The first reading recounted the Old Testament story of Jo...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Celebrating 175 years of Catholic education

Celebrating 175 years of Catholic education Bishop Charles C. Thompson joined the parish family of St. Joseph Parish in Jasper on March 18 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of St. Mother Theodore Guerin’s creation of the Sisters of Providence’s first mission school. Bishop Thompson and priests of the Diocese of Evansville concel...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 24, 2017

Bulletin Board for March 24, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, April 7 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, March 28. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail inf...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 24, 2017

Around the Diocese for March 24, 2017 Happy birthday! Deacon Michael Seibert, St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, Celestine, celebrates his birthday March 30. Cindy Lettshagen, parish catechetical leader at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Vincennes, celebrates her birthday March 31. Father Michael Madden, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansvi...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mater Dei Speech Team ends 20-year drought

Mater Dei Speech Team ends 20-year drought The Mater Dei High School Speech Team has won the IHSFA Class 1A State Championship, their first State speech title since 1997.     Even more impressive: Alex Harrison won an individual State Championship, the school’s first since 1959.  Harrison defeated 48 competitors from ac...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Reitz Memorial wins fourth straight Academic Decathlon Championship

Reitz Memorial wins fourth straight Academic Decathlon Championship Reitz Memorial High School Academic Decathlon teams know a thing or two about how to prepare for competition.     For the ninth time in the last 11 years and fourth year in a row, the Memorial Academic Decathlon team earned the title of State Champions.   As a team, Memorial won all...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Archers earn honors at State competition

Archers earn honors at State competition Young archers from Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools turned in strong performances March 11 at the National Archery in the Schools Program Indiana State Championships, held at the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.   Competitors from 11 local east and westside schools shot in two discipli...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style

Amazing Shake - Resurrection Style Resurrection student Dawson Schroeder laughs with diocesan Superintendent Dr. Daryl Hagan during the first annual Amazing Shake Challenge. For the past nine weeks, the fifth through eighth graders have been fine tuning their firm handshakes, introduction skills and conversation skills. The top eigh...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Krapf continues to 'shrink the monster' of abuse

Krapf continues to 'shrink the monster' of abuse Jasper native Norbert Krapf visited the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center for a March 16 presentation, which featured readings from his newest book, “Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse.” Krapf suffered sexual abuse by a now-deceased priest of the Diocese of Evans...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition

Saint Wendel School embarks on preschool addition Saint Wendel School broke ground on its latest building project, the creation of an early childhood learning center, with a ceremony on March 16. A large crowd of students, staff, and community members gathered at the construction site in Saint Wendel to celebrate the occasion.   Principal Hal...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017