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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

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