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FREE DOWNLOAD - photo of Diocese of Evansville Priests, Deacons and Seminarians

FREE DOWNLOAD - photo of Diocese of Evansville Priests, Deacons and Seminarians Please use this link to download a high-resolution PDF of a photo of Diocese of Evansville Priests, Deacons and Seminarians. They gathered for the photo in front of the Holy Doors of Mercy at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville just before the March 22 Diocesan Chrism Mass. http://goo.gl/T1kekn ...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Elect, Candidates enter Full Communion with the Church

Elect and candidates received the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion on Holy Saturday in parishes across the Diocese of Evansville. The Message thanks the Diocesan Office of Catechesis and the Diocesan Office of Worship for providing this list. North Deanery Saint John the Bapti...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

What is Rogation Day?

For centuries, folks have gathered in their rural communities to ask God’s favor for a good harvest and protection for animals such as poultry, and dairy and beef cattle. We also pray that we may be spared of natural disasters such as flooding, tornadoes and drought, which could destroy plant...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

FREE DOWNLOAD - get the digital edition of the March 25 issue of The Message here!

The March 25 issue of The Message is one of six issues during 2016 that will be distributed to approximately 30,000 Catholic households across our 12 counties. If you would like a copy free of the Digital Edition, use this link: http://goo.gl/z5UP8D If you enjoy the digital edition, please cli...
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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Diocesan Chrism Mass Homily - March 22, 2016

Diocesan Chrism Mass Homily - March 22, 2016 Chrism Mass                                                ...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Blessed are those who give and receive Mercy

Blessed are those who give and receive Mercy I believe my vocation call began when visiting my aunt’s convent in Chicago to celebrate her Jubilee. I will always recall our dessert – fruit cocktail with a sugared rim. I must have been in sixth grade then, and was impressed with the convent quiet and the fruit cocktail. In high scho...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

'40 days about being loved and loving'

'40 days about being loved and loving' Perhaps I backed myself into a corner when I wrote my 2016 New Year’s reflection for the Sisters of Providence website. I wrote then that I didn’t make New Year’s resolutions because there are so many occasions during the Catholic liturgical year to begin again. I mentioned Lent a...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Walking with Jesus through Lent

Walking with Jesus through Lent We have entered the Liturgical Season of Lent. When we share with other Catholic Christians our plans for Lent, we can learn many ways of living this season with our loving Jesus Christ. Some people think of this as a time to give up something that they personally truly enjoy. Others mention that t...
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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Chrism Mass is March 22

The Chrism Mass will be celebrated 5:30 p.m. Central Time on March 22 at Saint Benedict Cathedral. The Chrism Mass includes the blessing and consecration of the holy oils used throughout the year, and the priests of the diocese make a public renewal of their priestly promises to serve Christ and th...
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Noll remains in scouting, but in a new role

Noll remains in scouting, but in a new role Bill Noll became a Cub Scout at age 8, a Boy Scout at 11, an Eagle Scout at an unusually early 14, a leader at 18 and a scoutmaster at 42. Becoming a Scouting legend … well, that took a little longer.        Noll has been involved in Scouting for 60 years. N...
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016