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Bill to expand safe haven law passes House

Bill to expand safe haven law passes House INDIANAPOLIS— A rise in abandoned infants in Indiana prompted one lawmaker to take action.  Rep. Casey Cox, R-Ft. Wayne, authored a bill to expand Indiana’s safe haven law to provide a monitored, baby-drop box for parents in crisis – to safely give up their child without fear...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

March 6 issue of The Message

Below is the link for the March 6 digital edition of The Message:
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Thursday, March 05, 2015

Legislation advances to ban abortion

Legislation advances to ban abortion                          INDIANAPOLIS— On Feb. 24, the Indiana Senate passed legislation banning an abortion sought for gender selection or a genetically disabled fetus, by a vot...
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Monday, February 23, 2015

2015 Lenten Reconciliation

  Parishes in our diocese were invited to provide The Message with dates and times of Lenten Penance opportunities. Below is a listing of scheduled available penance opportunities through April 3.   Penance Services   Evansville East Deanery   7 p.m., March 25, Holy Rosary, Evan...
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Pope's 2015 Lenten Message:

  Vatican City (VIS) – The following is the full text of Pope Francis' message for Lent 2015, entitled “Make your hearts firm.” The document was signed in the Vatican on Oct. 4, 2014, the festivity of St. Francis of Assisi. “Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Churc...
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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Fish Fries

  2015 Diocesan Fish Fries   Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to submit information on fish fries being held during Lent. The information submitted is listed here.   Evansville East Deanery Nativity, Evansville, 4:30-7 p.m., every Friday during Lent, Feb. 20-March 2...
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Prenatal information to improve

Prenatal information to improve               Indianapolis— Getting a prenatal diagnosis of a child’s disability can be a heart-wrenching experience. To add to the stress, many healthcare facilities are ill-equipped to provide information on the child’s...
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Monday, February 09, 2015

Indiana Catholic Conference

Indiana Catholic Conference             Indianapolis—A bill to expand the sale of human eggs and embryos across state lines moves forward as lawmakers considered the bill’s merits during a Jan. 14 meeting of the Senate Health and Provider Services Committee. &...
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Monday, January 26, 2015

Synod survey, preparatory document available now!

The online survey for the Synod on the Family is available now - here at The Message Online, and also at the Catholic Charities website, Use this link to view and/or download the preparatory document: Use this link to access and complete the online survey: https...
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Saturday, January 24, 2015

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015