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Around the Diocese for April 12

Around the Diocese for April 12 Happy Anniversary! Bishop-emeritus Gerald A. Gettelfinger was ordained a bishop and installed as the fourth Bishop of Evansville on April 11, 1989. Happy 30th Anniversary, Bishop! Happy Birthday! Deacon Paul Cox of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dale celebrates his birthday on April 17. Julie Rosa...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Pro-life victories at Statehouse could have national implications

Pro-life victories at Statehouse could have national implications The Indiana General Assembly’s passage of two major pro-life bills represents a “milestone moment” that will not only save the lives of unborn children in the state but possibly lead to a long-term impact on a national scale. That is the appraisal of Mike Fichter, president and ch...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Celebrating farming and trusting in God

Celebrating farming and trusting in God Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated the Diocese of Evansville’s annual Rogation Mass on March 26 at St. Bernard Parish in Snake Run. The Mass focused on the legacy and importance of farming across our 12 counties and around the world – and the importance of trusting in God in all things....
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

First Class Relics of St. Padre Pio to visit the Diocese of Evansville

First Class Relics of St. Padre Pio to visit the Diocese of Evansville First Class Relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina – better known as St. Padre Pio – will visit St. Philip Parish in Posey County on May 1. The relics will be available for veneration from 9 a.m. CDT to 6:30 p.m. CDT on May 1. Bishop Joseph M. Siegel will celebrate Mass at 7 p.m. CDT to concl...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Assisted-suicide legislation stalls in Indiana while advancing elsewhere

Assisted-suicide legislation stalls in Indiana while advancing elsewhere Efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide have failed once again in Indiana, but the Catholic Church and other pro-life advocates vow to remain vigilant as the practice continues to gain momentum in other parts of the country. Last week, New Jersey became the eighth state to sanction assisted...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Bulletin Board for April 5

Bulletin Board for April 5 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 Sacred&#...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Around the Diocese for April 5

Around the Diocese for April 5 Happy Birthday! Father Alex Zenthoefer, pastor of Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Evansville and Diocesan Director of Vocations, celebrates his birthday on April 10. Megan Howington, Principal of St. Philip School in Posey County, celebrates her birthday on April 10. Darin Knight, Principal of M...
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Dr. Tad Dickel to resign after nine years as Mater Dei's first president

Dr. Tad Dickel to resign after nine years as Mater Dei's first president After serving the past nine years as President of Mater Dei High School and spending a total of 15 years in service to Mater Dei students and staff, Dr. Tad Dickel will soon say goodbye. Dickel announced his resignation in an email sent to the Mater Dei community on March 18. He will officially ste...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

4th Degree Knights hold 31st Vocations Dinner

The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Lawrence A. Vieck Assembly, of Washington, held its 31st RSVP Vocations Appreciation Dinner on Feb. 28.  Diocese of Evansville seminarians and novices were recognized, and each received generous donations to assist with their educational expenses. This year&#...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Resurrection's third annual Amazing Shake Challenge polishes student etiquette skills

Resurrection's third annual Amazing Shake Challenge polishes student etiquette skills A first impression means everything, and it starts with a handshake, according to teachers at Resurrection School. To help students perfect their introduction skills, Resurrection held the third annual Amazing Shake Challenge for students in grades 5-8. For the last nine weeks, about 155 students p...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019