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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

Bishop sets Diocesan Pastoral Plan listening session for youth and young adults

Bishop Charles C. Thompson has scheduled a listening session concerning a Diocesan Pastoral Plan specifically for youth and young adults from across the Diocese of Evansville. The session is set for 6 p.m. CDT to 8 p.m. CDT on April 18 at the Mitchell Auditorium in the Health Professions Building a...
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

'Soup for Csukas' dinner is April 15

'Soup for Csukas' dinner is April 15 Friends of the Csukas family from parishes across the Evansville area have organized a fundraiser, “Soup for Csukas,” which will be from 5 p.m. CDT to 7 p.m. CDT on April 15 in the St. Theresa Parish cafeteria, 700 Herndon Drive, Evansville, IN 47711. A variety of homemade soups and des...
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Pope Francis' April prayer intentions

Pope Francis prayer intentions for April are: Universal: That small farmers may receive a just reward for their precious labor. Evangelization: That Christians in Africa may give witness to love and faith in Jesus Christ amid political-religious conflicts....
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Friday, April 01, 2016

Seminarians to be ordained deacons on April 9

Editor's Note - The print and digital editions of the April 1 issue of The Message include incorrect information about Jerry Pratt's home parish and the location of the April 8 Evening of Adoration. We regret these errors. Bishop Charles C. Thompson will ordain Diocese of Evansville seminarians Joh...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016