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Welborn Baptist Foundation awards $60k grant to Catholic Charities

Welborn Baptist Foundation awards $60k grant to Catholic Charities The Welborn Baptist Foundation has awarded a two-year, $60,000 grant to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Evansville for its Emmaus Project, which is slated to start in early 2018. The project includes the development and implementation of a program using Christian mentors to guide new, at-risk...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

City grant to fund parking improvements at St. Vincent de Paul food pantry

City grant to fund parking improvements at St. Vincent de Paul food pantry The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville District Council has received a grant from the City of Evansville Endowment Fund.  The $16,800 grant will be used to assist in creating more adequate parking surrounding the SVdP Food Pantry, which is located on the corner of North Lafayett...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Reitz Memorial Principal Dr. Marie Williams to step down

In a Dec. 6 email to the Reitz Memorial High School community, Dr. Marie Williams announced her intent to step down when a new principal is identified and hired. There is no specific timetable for the change. “My experience in searching for high school principals has made me highly aware that...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 15, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 15, 2017 General Interest Christmas Crèches on Display, Dec. 7-Jan. 7, 2018, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, St. Meinrad; display features créches from the monastery collection as well as the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection; variety of styles and media; free and open to the public; for hours...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 15, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 15, 2017   Happy birthday! Ann Hitt, parish catechetical leader at St. Mary Parish in Sullivan, celebrates her birthday on December 20.   Father Earl Rohleder, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 20.   Connie Matheis, parish catechetical leader at...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy

Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (CNS) – Belief in that iconic Christmas figure, the rotund merry man with a bag full of presents, inspires thousands of children to write letters addressed to "Santa Claus" each year.                Surpri...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Diocese prepares to welcome its sixth bishop

Diocese prepares to welcome its sixth bishop Preparations are nearing completion for the installation of Most Rev. Joseph M. Siegel as the Sixth Bishop of Evansville. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will join Archbishop Charles C. Thompson of Indianapolis and more than a dozen other bishops from around the...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Three generations called to serve Haiti Missions

Three generations called to serve Haiti Missions Jacob Hirsch, an eighth-grader at Holy Rosary School in Evansville, fulfilled a lifelong dream with the help of his grandparents, George and Diane Moll.  The 13-year-old traveled to Carrefour de Perre, Haiti, with a group of seven volunteers to assist in an annual mission trip.  Joined by...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 8, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 8, 2017 General Interest Advent lessons and carols service, 7 p.m., Dec 10, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel, St. Meinrad; service of scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century; nearly 50 seminarians, monks and community members will participate; free and...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 8, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 8, 2017 Happy birthday!   Deacon Earl Ruppel, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 16. Deacon David Seibert, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 17. Doug Rasler, parish catechetical leader at Holy Redeemer Parish...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017