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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

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