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Download the Nov. 21 digital issue

  Here is the link for the Nov. 21 digital edition of The Message:   bit.ly/1xQc9bd...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Year of Consecrated Life

Year of Consecrated Life Pope Francis has proclaimed 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life, formally beginning on the First Sunday of Advent, the weekend of Nov. 29, and ending on Feb. 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated Life.    Bishop Charles C. Thompson will mark the beginning of this special celebration with a Ma...
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Monday, November 17, 2014

Brute ceremony

Brute Awards Photos Available for Download Photos from the 2014 Brute Awards Mass and Induction Ceremony are available for free download! Please use this link to access to online album.   1drv.ms/100Rvc6...
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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Eucharistic adoration

Eucharistic adoration   The Message invited parishes throughout the Diocese of Evansville to share information about their Eucharistic adoration chapels and parish Eucharistic adoration times. Here are their responses.   EVANSVILLE EAST DEANERY Christ the King, Evansville: 8:10 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Fridays Go...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Parish reorganization

Most Rev. Charles C. Thompson, Bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, announced today the establishment of six new parishes and an Oratory over the next two years as the result of mergers that involve 15 existing parishes. Mergers will take effect between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016.   The ne...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here is the digital link

Here is the link to the September 26 digital edition of The Message:    http://bit.ly/1qrmFyO...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ELECTION 2014

  Key principles when approaching election campaigns   The 2014 election in Indiana does not have the high profile offices of President, Governor and Senator on the ballot; these come in 2016. But that does not mean the 2014 election is less important.   This year’s ballot incl...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Pope's advisers start first draft toward document overhauling Vatican

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' international Council of Cardinals has begun creating the first draft of a new apostolic constitution that would implement a major reform of the Vatican bureaucracy. The so-called C9, a papally appointed group of nine cardinal members, held its sixth meeting Sept...
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Special collection will focus on the Middle East

  Parishes across the Diocese of Evansville will have special collections for the Middle East during weekend Masses in early September. The collections respond to a call from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., who wrote to his brother bishops as president of the U.S. Conference of...
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Monday, September 01, 2014

The Message is 45 years old

The Message is 45 years old   Typewriters to computers. Broadsheet to tabloid. Regular mail to Internet. NW 3rd St. to Hesmer Road. Film to digital. Any changes in The Message over 45-years? Oh my. Yes. We were adjusting to an Evansville Edition of The Criterion at our NW 3rd St. office above the Diocesan Office of Educa...
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Monday, September 01, 2014