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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

CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly

CAJE engages hundreds before Community Problems Assembly Father Ed Schnur, Pastor of Saint Wendel Parish in Saint Wendel and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville, tells The Message that Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment engaged more than 575 people in conversation leading up to the 2017 Community Problems Assembly. Holy Redeeemer Parish...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Saluting the State Champions

Saluting the State Champions Classmates, faculty and staff, family members and friends salute the Reitz Memorial High School football team during a special Nov. 27 assembly. Reitz Memorial defeated Brebeuf Jesuit of Indianapolis, 29-17, on Nov. 24 in Lucas Oil Stadium to win the Indiana Class 3A State Championship – the...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Diocesan faithful make commitments as Providence Associates

Bloomfield resident Cindy Montgomery and Evansville resident Sandy Powell have made commitments as Providence Associates during the Nov. 17 rite of commitment ceremony at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. The ceremony coincided with the Providence Associates’ 10-year-anniversary celebration. Mont...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 1, 2017

Bulletin Board for December 1, 2017 Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Dec. 15, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times. Mail infor...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 1, 2017

Around the Diocese for December 1, 2017 Happy birthday! Father Stephen Lintzenich, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on December 7. Sheri Cooley, parish catechetical leader at St. Wendel Parish in St. Wendel and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Poseyville, celebrates her birthday on December 8. Sharon Vogl...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017