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Fifth Annual SamStrong game is Sept. 1

Fifth Annual SamStrong game is Sept. 1 The Reitz Memorial High School community is “Going Gold” again this year in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Memorial’s Sept. 1 home football game against Evansville North is the Fifth Annual SamStrong Childhood Cancer Awareness football game.    Ev...
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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad

Novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad In a brief ceremony on Aug. 5, Novice Noel Zamora was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.    Novice Noel, 40, most recently served as a priest o...
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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Catholic Educators are called to serve

Catholic Educators are called to serve     Students had not returned to their classrooms yet, but the morning of Aug. 1 felt like the first day of school for Diocesan Superintendent Daryl Hagan, who awoke at 4 a.m. in anticipation of the day.     “Today’s like the first day of school for me beca...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Archbishop Thompson ordains seven permanent deacons

Archbishop Thompson ordains seven permanent deacons Archbishop Charles C. Thompson of Indianapolis returned to Evansville on Aug. 5 to ordain seven men to the Diocese of Evansville’s permanent diaconate during a Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral. The new deacons include Dr. Reynaldo Carandang of Vincennes, Thomas Cervone of Evansville, Albert Fra...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Westside Catholic hires Danielle Carter as principal

Westside Catholic hires Danielle Carter as principal Deacon David Seibert, Parish Life Coordinator of St. Boniface Parish in Evansville, has announced the selection of Danielle Carter as the new principal of Westside Catholic School, effective immediately. She replaces Tracey Unfried, who served as principal of Westside Catholic for the past six year...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Mass celebrates anniversary of Father Sorin's trip to America

Mass celebrates anniversary of Father Sorin's trip to America At the conclusion of the Eucharistic Prayer during the Aug. 5 evening Anticipatory Mass, Pastor Father Jim Koressel of St. Peter Parish in Montgomery elevated a chalice in his right hand that had once called the church in Montgomery home. You see, it came from France with its original owner, Holy C...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Local Medical Mission Sister celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Local Medical Mission Sister celebrates Diamond Jubilee Philadelphia, Pa. – Medical Mission Sister Phyllis Backer, a native of Ferdinand and graduate of the Academy of the Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of her First Profession of Vows on Aug. 15 at her Community’s North American Headquarters in Philade...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Sisters of St. Benedict accept woman into novitiate

Sisters of St. Benedict accept woman into novitiate The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand accepted Postulant Roxanne Higgins into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony on Wednesday, July 26.  During the ceremony, she received her title of Sister Roxanne Cassandra.   Siste...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bulletin Board for August 11, 2017

Bulletin Board for August 11, 2017 General Interest Catechist Formation Day "Encountering Christ in Scripture,” 8a.m. - 2p.m., Aug 26, Catholic Center, Evansville; cost is $17 by August 11, $25 after; for more information and to register visit www.evdio.org/formation-day.   Class Reunions Reitz Memorial Class of 1977 clas...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Around the Diocese for August 11, 2017

Around the Diocese for August 11, 2017 Happy birthday! Donald Haag, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday on August 19. Audrey Talbert, dean of students at Washington Catholic High School and Middle School, celebrates her birthday on August 19. James Flynn, retired deacon of the Diocese of Evansville, cele...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017