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Youth distinction website, materials ready for 2016

Steve Dabrowski, Diocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, has announced that the website for the St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction has been updated for 2016 and is now live. Application materials for 2016 are available now at http://www.evdio.org/maria-goretti.html. The St. Saint Mari...
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Too small

Too small For children it is the gatekeeper to enthusiasm, the watchman whose vigilant eye holds the standard for entry, the all-powerful discriminator whose refusal ends in heartbreak and tears. I’m referring, of course, to the sign that stands at the entry to nearly every ride at amusement parks that...
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

About the diocesan logo for the Jubilee of Mercy

About the diocesan logo for the Jubilee of Mercy In order to indicate that mercy is available and present throughout our diocese, a special logo has been created that incorporates the Jubilee of Mercy logo and the Diocese of Evansville Crest. You will see the logo at or nearby many places across the diocese where the grace of mercy is – e.g...
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Homily - Diaconate Ordination Mass of Ambrose Wanyonyi

Diaconate Ordination Homily (Ambrose Wanyonyi) Num 3:5-9 Anunciation Parish (Christ the King Worship Site) Ps 96 5 December 2015 Acts 6:1-7 Luke 10:1-9 The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Today’s celebration, a rather historic moment in the Diocese of Evansville, re...
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Advent: The Warm Glow of Mary

Advent: The Warm Glow of Mary During this season of Advent, how will you experience the warm glow of Mary’s presence? Let us remember, celebrate and rejoice as we reflect upon the message of Mary to us today. Most recently I had the opportunity to experience “A Rendezvous with Mary and the Saints … A Pilgrimag...
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Diocese of Evansville launches

After thoughtful analysis with diocesan leadership and input from clergy, staff and lay leaders over the last year about the needs of the Diocese of Evansville and its parishes, Bishop Charles C. Thompson recently launched a feasibility study to determine the level of support for a shared diocesan/...
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

2015 Advent

Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide TheMessage with dates and times of Advent Penance opportunities. Below is a listing of scheduled available penance opportunities through December 23.   Penance Services   East Deanery     3 p.m., Dec. 13, St. Francis...
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Here is the link

Here is the link to the Nov. 20 issue of The Message:   http://goo.gl/Kdz1Om...
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Collection for the Catholic Campaign

WASHINGTON—The national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development will take place in most parishes the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 21-22. The theme of this year’s collection is “CCHD: Working on the Margins.”   “In the gospel of Luke, Je...
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Here is the link

Here is the link to the Oct. 9 issue of The Message:http://goo.gl/lfLX72...
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Thursday, October 08, 2015