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Mass, luncheon honor Bishop-emeritus Gettelfinger

Mass, luncheon honor Bishop-emeritus Gettelfinger Current and former Diocese of Evansville employees joined Bishop-emeritus Gerald A. Gettelfinger at a Mass and luncheon on April 15 in honor of the 30th anniversary of his episcopal ordination. Bishop-emeritus Gettelfinger was ordained and installed as the fourth bishop of Evansville on April 11, 1...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Holiday World helps The Message say Thanks!

Holiday World helps The Message say Thanks! Our friends at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari are helping The Message say “thank you” to our subscribers. They have provided 49 pairs of general admission tickets, good through Oct. 31, and we’re giving them away to subscribers! To be eligible to win a pair of general ad...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

St. Ben's third-graders practice proper dining etiquette at annual luncheon

St. Ben's third-graders practice proper dining etiquette at annual luncheon Walt Collins, a St. Benedict Cathedral School third-grader, patiently waited next to the chair he pulled out for Bishop Joseph M. Siegel. The bishop finished introducing himself to the other third-grade students at the table before taking his seat during the school’s annual third-grade Manner...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Parishes host Women's Evening of Faith

Parishes host Women's Evening of Faith Why walk through life carrying a heavy burden when our Heavenly Father wants to get rid of it for us, Patty Schneier wondered aloud. Why do we often choose to suffer, she continued, when reconciliation is an option to free our hearts of the burden? Schneier, a nationally-known Catholic speaker, spo...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Bulletin Board for April 19

Bulletin Board for April 19 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days prior to publishing date. Entries may be repeated if space permits; entries may be edited; all times are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest Faith Ra...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Around the Diocese for April 19

Around the Diocese for April 19 Happy Anniversary! Father Gene Schroeder, Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Vanderburgh County, was ordained to the priesthood on April 27, 1979. Father Benny Alikandayil Chacko, Administrator of Sts. Mary and John Parish in Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood on April 29, 1998. Father William...
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Adults reminded to live their faith 24/7 at annual Source Summit retreat

Adults reminded to live their faith 24/7 at annual Source   Summit retreat Attending Mass is great, according to Gus Lloyd; but it’s not enough. Lloyd, the weekday morning host of Seize the Day on Sirius-XM Radio's The Catholic Channel, said we must live our faith 24/7, not just on Sunday mornings. That’s why retreats like Source Summit are important, Lloyd sa...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Bishop urges Source Summit attendees to be missionaries of mercy

Bishop urges Source   Summit attendees to be missionaries of mercy Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated the closing Mass of the Diocese of Evansville’s  2019 Source Summit retreat for youth and young adults, and he encouraged the young people in attendance to go forth as missionary disciples of mercy. He asked them to share the forgiveness of God they hav...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

MEO gala adapts, but continues supporting Catholic education for all

MEO gala adapts, but continues supporting Catholic education for all Gone are the days of traditional desks and chairs placed in neat rows or groups in classrooms, according to Marian Educational Outreach Director Annie-Rose Keith. Educators are learning a major factor in providing students with the atmosphere they need to succeed involves classroom seating, Keith e...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Bulletin Board for April 12

Bulletin Board for April 12 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days prior to publishing date. Entries may be repeated if space permits; entries may be edited; all times are local times. Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail message@evdio.org. General Interest Plant a&...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019