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Digital Edition of the 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster available for download

Digital Edition of the 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster available for download The Diocese of Evansville Vocations Office's 2018-2019 Seminarians Poster is available now in digital form. The poster can be viewed and downloaded from the URL below. http://bit.ly/2OQej8F...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bishop Siegel announces Prayer of Healing and Reparation services

In response to the clergy sexual-abuse crisis impacting Catholics and the Church across the world, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel will lead Prayer of Healing and Reparation services in October in the Diocese of Evansville’s four deaneries. The schedule includes: West Deanery – St. James Paris...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Juan Ramirez

Seminarian Profile - Juan Ramirez Seminarian Profile Date of publication:   Name: Juan Ramirez    Date of Birth: April 1, 1981 Where were you born? Mexico Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Ana Saavedra (45), Cintia Ramirez (41) and Yuliana Ramirez (33) Parents’ names:...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Jesus calls us to his healing ministry

Jesus calls us to his healing ministry “Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician (no healer) there? (If so,) why then is there no healing for the wounds of my people?” (Jeremiah 8:22) Suffering has always been a part of life. Jeremiah, a prophetic voice seven centuries before Jesus, was not only anguished by the suf...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Serving God in multiple ways

Serving God in multiple ways It seems as though our yard has enlarged since we moved here 25 years ago. Everywhere I turn, there are tasks that need attention: vines choking bushes; weeds rapidly reappearing; fruit falling from trees (if the squirrels and deer don’t eat it first); and, of course, the weekly mowing. The y...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Seminarian Profile - Andrew Thomas

Seminarian Profile - Andrew Thomas Name: Andrew Thomas  Date of Birth: May 31, 1993 Where were you born? Fishers Do you have brothers and sisters?  If so, what are their names and ages? Ben Myers (36), Carl Myers (34), Amanda Faulkner (33), Chris Thomas (26), Megan Sturgeon (22), Sydney Meyers (16) and Caleb Myers (11). Pa...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Carta a los fieles del Obispo Joseph M. Siegel

Carta a los fieles del Obispo Joseph M. Siegel Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, En los últimos meses, nuestra Iglesia ha sido atormentada una vez más por informes de mala conducta por parte de miembros del clero. Primero estaban las acusaciones contra el Arzobispo McCarrick, luego del informe del gran jurado en Pensilvania y fi...
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Thursday, September 06, 2018

Letter to the faithful from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel

Letter to the faithful from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Over the past few months, our Church has once again been rocked with reports of misconduct by members of the clergy.  First there were the allegations against Archbishop McCarrick, then the release of the grand jury report in Pennsylvania, and finall...
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Thursday, September 06, 2018

A layperson to the church leaders: You have let us down!

A layperson to the church leaders: You have let us down! The McCarrick breaches and the Pennsylvania grand jury report of criminal child sexual abuse by the church drew anger, disgust, sorrow, disappointment and sadness for the "collateral damage." I think of the priests who made God's love real for my husband David and me, bishops who stood up for peace...
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Thursday, September 06, 2018

Statement from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel and the Diocese of Evansville

Statement from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel and the Diocese of Evansville Editor’s note: Pastors of parishes across the Diocese of Evansville will read a letter to the faithful from Bishop Joseph M. Siegel at all weekend Masses on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2. The Message will publish the complete text of that letter in the Sept. 7 edition. Over the weekend of August 25-26,...
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Thursday, August 30, 2018