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Download diocesan reconciliation schedule here!

Download diocesan reconciliation schedule here! Please use this link to download the complete list of Lenten reconciliation opportunities - updated March 2: http://goo.gl/5aSt8h...
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Join the Diocesan Choir for the annual Chrism Mass

Join the Diocesan Choir for the annual Chrism Mass We're looking for singers of all ages to join the Diocesan Choir for the annual Chrism Mass, which will be at 5:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, March 22 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville. The Choir is open to singers of all levels – reading music is helpful but not required. This is a great oppo...
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Make the most of Lent - even in a mess!

Make the most of Lent - even in a mess! “It’s Lent already?!  How did that come along so quickly?”    I’ve heard myself ask these questions at least several times over the last weeks.  Certainly, Lent falls earlier on the calendar this year; but I also wonder, “Will I really be able to en...
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

'Poverty at the Crossroads' reflection guide available

A reflection guide to accompany the Indiana bishops’ pastoral letter on poverty is available now for download and use. “Poverty at the Crossroads: the Church’s Response to Poverty in Indiana” looks not only at the factors influencing the persistent obstacles faced by those l...
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hyphenated names

Hyphenated names Q. My question centers around a Catholic couple, now divorced, who are having a strong disagreement as to what should be the last name of their two children. The father is adamant that the children's surname should remain the same (i.e., his own), while the mother has filed court papers to have the...
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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Saint Meinrad Day of Service in Evansville is March 12

The Saint Meinrad Alumni Association is hosting its third annual Saint Meinrad Day of Service on Saturday March 12, in 10 cities, including Evansville. Volunteers will gather at St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.   The Day of Service is an opportunity for Sai...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Talbot returns for Source Summit

Christian musician John Michael Talbot, who appeared at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Daylight last year, will return to Evansville to be a part of the 2016 Source Summit. Memorial High School will host the youth retreat on March 11-13. Annunciation Parish will host a one-day Source Summit retr...
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Christian response to ISIS/Charity and responsibility

Christian response to ISIS/Charity and responsibility Q. What is the Christian response to ISIS? (Harrisonburg, Virginia) A. The Christian response to ISIS is to deplore their violence and to seek the most effective means to stop it. In March 2015, in what was seen as an unusually blunt endorsement of military action, the Vatican's representative to...
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Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Christmas Greeting from Bishop Charles C. Thompson

Christmas Greeting from Bishop Charles C. Thompson Dear Friends in Christ:               On behalf of Bishop-emeritus Gerald A. Gettelfinger and myself, I take this opportunity to wish you a Blessed Christmas and Grace-filled New Year.  I hope that the Christmas Season affords you the...
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Message 2015 Coloring Contest winners!

The Message 2015 Coloring Contest winners! The Message received 1,248 entries for the 2015 The Message coloring contest from students in Catholic schools, religious education programs, home-school programs and subscribers throughout the Diocese of Evansville. The annual coloring contest is open to students in kindergarten through fourth gra...
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015