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Speaker Mike Patin advises students to 'seek, include and choose' God in their lives

Speaker Mike Patin advises students to 'seek, include and choose' God in their lives Everybody on earth is seeking or looking for something, according to Mike Patin. That could be attention, acceptance, popularity, success, friends, a significant other, pizza pie or less stress, Patin explained recently to more than 600 seventh- and eighth-grade students from Evansville-area Cathol...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dr. Shannen Dee Williams gives Black History Lecture at St. Meinrad

Dr. Shannen Dee Williams gives Black History Lecture at St. Meinrad Dr. Shannen Dee Williams was about to give up on her on Catholic upbringing. Despite being a “cradle Catholic,” Williams admitted she was “on her way out of the church.” But God intervened, she said, and now she’s not going anywhere. Williams, assistant professor of hi...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

ICC opposes bill creating legal framework for gestational surrogacy

ICC opposes bill creating legal framework for gestational surrogacy A bipartisan bill intended to protect the parties involved in gestational surrogacy cases is moving forward at the Indiana Statehouse amid serious concerns by the Catholic Church about this increasingly common reproductive method. House Bill 1369 would create a framework of legal protections for th...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Bulletin Board for Feb. 22

Bulletin Board for Feb. 22 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 Crosses...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Around the Diocese for February 22

Around the Diocese for February 22 Happy Birthday! Father Ralph Schipp, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on March 2. St. Meinrad K of C plans Holy Hour, men’s Lenten retreat The Knights of Columbus Council at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, Indiana, is hosting tw...
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Resurrection first graders 'Make a Difference' for others in the community

Resurrection first graders 'Make a Difference' for others in the community Most of us take for granted the way we open a can of food, according to Rylan Bright. A first grader at Resurrection School in Evansville, Bright realized some people don’t even own a can opener, so they can’t open a can of food. When his teachers tasked him and his classmates to “...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Holocaust survivor Fred Gross believes students can 'bring peace to this world'

Holocaust survivor Fred Gross believes students can 'bring peace to this world' Forgiveness is tough for Fred Gross. A Holocaust survivor, Gross, 82, is often asked if he forgives the people responsible for the “slaughter of six million Jews.” Gross told about 600 students from Mater Dei and Evansville Christian high schools he has a problem with forgiving. “...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

'What's next? Show up!'

'What's next? Show up!' International speaker and author Katie Prejean McGrady began her second presentation to more than 220 Confirmation candidates from across the Diocese of Evansville on Feb. 9 by recalling something a young adult asked during Confirmation preparation several years ago. “’OK … so we&...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Bishop celebrates Mass for Confirmation candidates

Bishop celebrates Mass for Confirmation candidates Bishop Joseph M. Siegel celebrated Mass on Feb. 9 during the Diocese of Evansville’s 2019 Confirmation Spectacular at St. Joseph Parish in Jasper. More than 220 young adults from across the diocese attended and participated in the event, and the bishops’ message to them was succinct. He...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Holy Rosary Parish completes sale of Nativity property to Boeke Road Baptist Church

On Jan. 31, Holy Rosary Parish in Evansville closed on the sale of the former Nativity Church and adjacent property on Pollack Avenue to Boeke Road Baptist Church. Bishop Joseph M. Siegel issued a Decree of Alienation to enable the transfer on Jan. 29. Nativity Parish merged with Holy Rosary Parish...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019