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Around the Diocese for Jan. 11

Around the Diocese for Jan. 11 Happy Birthday! Father John Boeglin, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Jasper and Diocesan Director of Rural Life, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, rector of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on Jan. 22. Father Jeff Read, pastor...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery

Fine art prints on display at Archabbey Library Gallery Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad is hosting an exhibit of fine art prints by Bloomington, Ind., artist Elizabeth Busey through Feb. 14.  Busey’s exhibit is titled “Rhythm of All Things.” For Busey, printmaking is a way to meditate on parts of the world t...
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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

Christmas Message from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel For unto us a child is born, a Son is given. (Isaiah 9:5) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The prophet Isaiah proclaimed these words of hope to a people close to defeat and despair. He prophesized that God, in His mercy, would act on their behalf to scatter the darkness of war and violence. Out...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville honors Del Welte Delbert “Del” Welte was a man with a big heart who loved to help people, according to his wife. Since 1999, Welte volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville. Thelma Welte said Habibat was a large part of her late-husband’s heart. When they first met, Thelma said she saw h...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scott Britt retires after 27 years as diocesan associate treasurer

Scott Britt retires after 27 years as diocesan associate treasurer Scott Britt is excited not to have deadlines. For as long as Britt can recall, his work always revolved around deadlines: month-end, quarterly-end, year-end and audit – you name it. After 27 years as the Catholic Diocese of Evansville’s associate treasurer, Britt retired on Dec. 17. And...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Karen Wittgen Cain joins Treasurers staff

Karen Wittgen Cain joins Treasurers staff For Karen Wittgen Cain, accepting a job with the Catholic Diocese of Evansville was like coming home. Cain joined the diocesan staff in the Office of the Treasurer as Associate Treasurer on Nov. 19 – just days before Thanksgiving. Cain comes to the diocesan staff from Ziemer, Stayman, Weitzel...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel dies

Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel dies Benedictine Sister Mary Leon Kiesel, 84, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, died on Dec. 16  at the monastery. Sister Mary Leon was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Fort Branch, Ind., the third of eight children of Leo and Lorene (Martin) Kiesel. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer dies on Dec. 14

Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer dies on Dec. 14 Benedictine Father Benedict Meyer, 91, a monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, died on Dec. 14 at the monastery. He was a jubilarian both of profession and priesthood.  He was born in Cedar Grove, Ind., on Sept. 24, 1927, and was given the name Charles Anthony at his bapti...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations continue

Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations continue Celebrations of the Dec. 12 Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe continued across the Diocese of Evansville through Dec. 16. Early celebrations Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated Mass in English and Spanish on Dec. 9 at our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington. The Message published coverage of that Mas...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Around the Diocese for Dec. 21

Around the Diocese for Dec. 21 Happy Birthday! Deacon Kenneth Johanning celebrates his birthday on Dec. 31. Deacon David McDaniel of Holy Family Parish in Jasper celebrates his birthday on Dec. 31. Donna Bradley, Parish Catechetical Leader at St. Peter Parish in Montgomery, celebrates her birthday on Dec. 31. Tim McIntosh, Princ...
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Thursday, December 20, 2018