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Fortnight for Religious Freedom Mass

Fortnight for Religious Freedom Mass As we embark on this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, the 5th of its kind, I am reminded of Pope Francis’ “Address to a Joint Meeting of Congress,” in our nation’s capital, on 24 September 2015.  Practically all eyes and ears of our country were on this particular...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Misa para la Fortnight for Religious Freedom

Misa para la Fortnight for Religious Freedom Al embarcarnos en la Quincena por la Libertad (Fortnight for Freedom) de este año, el 5to de este tipo, me acuerdo del “Discurso ante el Pleno del Congreso” por el Papa Francisco en la capital de nuestro país el 24 de Septiembre de 2015. Prácticamente todos...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Answering God's call

Answering God's call Furaha ya mtoto aijua mzazi.  It's the parent who knows the child's joy.If there is one common bond Father Ambrose Wanyonyi and Father Tyler Tenbarge share, it’s the blessings of families that nurture and support the call to the priesthood.  Born 8,000 miles apart, their stories sta...
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Friday, June 17, 2016

'Me Before You' must be considered pro-euthanasia

'Me Before You' must be considered pro-euthanasia The British film maintains the light air of a romantic comedy throughout, overlaid with tear-jerking moments and the sweetest violins. "Me Before You" more or less accepts assisted suicide as a valid option and a part of life (irony intended). Suicide, in fact, is sexy and sweet. As sexy as a gorge...
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Friday, June 17, 2016

St. Meinrad monks elect Benedictine Father Kurt Stasiak as new archabbot

St. Meinrad monks elect Benedictine Father Kurt Stasiak as new archabbot The Benedictine monks of the community of Saint Meinrad Archabbey elected Right Rev. Kurt Stasiak as archabbot on June 2. He becomes the 10th abbot and seventh archabbot in the community’s 162-year history, succeeding Archabbot Justin DuVall, who announced in January that he would resign the...
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Friday, June 10, 2016

Fortnight for Freedom opening Mass is June 21

Fortnight for Freedom opening Mass is June 21 Bishop Charles C. Thompson will open the fifth Fortnight for Freedom in the Diocese of Evansville at 5:30 p.m. on June 21 with Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. Held annually since 2012, the fortnight is organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The 2016 theme is “Witn...
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Holiday World helps The Message say Thanks!

Our friends at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari are helping The Message say “thank you” to our subscribers. They have provided 25 pairs of general admission tickets, good through Oct. 30, and we’re giving them away during the first week of June!  To be eligi...
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Full text of Bishop Charles C Thompson's homily for the Rejoice! Mass on May 14

Signature Event (Kick-Off)                                             ...
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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Summer Socials are here - download the schedule!

Use the following link to download a PDF with information provided to The Message by parishes across our diocese regarding their 2016 socials.  http://goo.gl/o55MVd...
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bishop Thompson's homily - April 9 Diaconate Ordination Mass for John Pfister and Jerry Pratt Jr.

Bishop Thompson's homily - April 9 Diaconate Ordination Mass for John Pfister and Jerry Pratt Jr. Diaconate Ordination Homily (John Pfister & Jerry Pratt)                           Acts 10:34, 37-43 St. Benedict Cathedral        ...
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016