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Natural family planning should be part of personal health and well-being

Natural family planning should be part of personal health and well-being Over the past several decades, we have seen a greater emphasis on personal health and well-being. From eating locally grown, healthy foods to incorporating exercise into our increasingly busy lives, we are more aware of the connection between the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional states tha...
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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Mission Evansville focuses on people, not numbers

Mission Evansville focuses on people, not numbers Editor’s note – Maria Sermersheim participated in Mission Evansville this year. Following is her first-person report on the experience. According to the numbers, close to 100 people were involved in the third Mission Evansville, which occurred June 17-20. Our seven work crews served 11...
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Thursday, June 28, 2018

June Youth of the Month uses engineering skills to help city

June Youth of the Month uses engineering skills to help city When community volunteers gather in September to build the new Mickey’s Kingdom playground along the Evansville riverfront, 18-year-old Sophia Mazzocco will see her vision realized. The recent Memorial High School graduate and engineering club president designed the safety system for the $1.8...
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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Serving provides a truly lasting legacy

     After surveying the crowd at Sacred Heart Church during the recent funeral of his grandpa, Deacon Tom Lehman, Zach Schroeder, our shared grandson, commented, “Wow, Mamaw, this church is packed. That’s because Grandpa was so kind to everyone he met.” Insigh...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Letter of Promulgation Charter

Letter of Promulgation Charter Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,  Jesus showed constant care for the vulnerable.  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People observes that Christ “extended this care in a tender and urgent way to children, rebu...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

MEO director plans to step back, but not out

MEO director plans to step back, but not out Marian Educational Outreach, formerly Marian Day School, has been in existence for more than 50 years; and director Beverly Williamson has been a part of it for 22 of those years. “I started at Marian Day School, located at St. Theresa in 1996, in a part-time position, so I have now gone ful...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

2018 Holiday World and Splashin' Safari winners!

2018 Holiday World and Splashin' Safari winners! We are thrilled to announce the winners of our special Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Giveaway! We drew 54 random subscribers; each is receiving two general-admission passes to the Spencer County parks as we join the folks at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari to say thanks to our...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Priests' group to give St. John XXIII awards to spiritual author and active pastor

Priests' group to give St. John XXIII awards to spiritual author and active pastor The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests will present its highest awards to an internationally known Franciscan priest and a longtime parish pastor who helped found the association in 2011. Franciscan Father Richard Rohr of Albuquerque, N.M., and Father John “Jay” Davidson of Evansville...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Making medical decisions with a person's best interests in mind

The legal system is often at odds with the medical profession. At least, that is the way it seems. Most recently, Alfie Evans, the young English child, became a victim of the courts. A judge declared all life-support devices be removed and Alfie be allowed to die. Alfie’s parents objected. Ma...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Summertime parenting: building Intentionality

Summertime parenting: building Intentionality May is a month of commencement, celebrations of students’ progress and their respective classes. It’s a time of anticipation of the next the chapter and a time for goodbyes to what is, holding fast to what growth has occurred in the preceding months. Each year, parents have the joy of s...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018