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Indiana Catholic Conference plans to 'do no harm' as 2014 General Assembly convenes

Indiana Catholic Conference plans to 'do no harm' as 2014 General Assembly convenes               Although the coldest weather to hit central and southern Indiana in more than a decade forced rescheduling of the Legislature’s planned Jan. 6 opening session, nothing has changed for the Indiana Catholic Conference as...
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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Adult Confirmation Program

Adult Catholics (ages 18 and older) who have been baptized, have received First Communion and are practicing their faith but have not celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation are invited to participate in a preparation program sponsored by the Office of Catechesis and the Office of Worship.  ...
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage

  Catholics across the country are invited to participate in a nine-day period of Prayer, Penance, and Pilgrimage from January 18-26, for the healing and conversion of our nation and people impacted by the culture of death, according to Dominic Faraone, family life/respect life coordinator at...
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

2013 Christmas Mass schedules

  2013 Christmas Eve and Christmas Morning Masses   Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide the Message with times of Masses on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Christmas Morning, Wednesday, Dec. 25. A listing of Mass times follows.     Evansville East...
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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Download the Christmas Issue of The Message

Here is the link for the Dec. 20 issue of The Message:http://bit.ly/19hcU4TMerry Christmas from The Message staffBishop Charles C. Thompson, publisherTim Lilley, editorMary Ann Hughes, managing editorSheila Barclay, production technicianSteve Halbig, subscriptionsDiane Csukas, advertising coordinat...
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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Indiana bishops reaffirm dignity of persons and marriage

Indiana bishops reaffirm dignity of persons and marriage Meeting Dec. 4 in Indianapolis, the five Indiana bishops developed and signed a pastoral statement that reaffirms Catholic Church teaching on the dignity of human persons and marriage. “Marriage as Covenant Between One Man and One Woman” appears in its entirety on page 3 of this issue o...
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

2013 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities

  2013 Advent Reconciliation Opportunities   Parishes in the Diocese of Evansville were invited to provide The Message with dates and times of Advent Penance opportunities. Below is a listing of scheduled available penance opportunities through December 22.   Penance Services  ...
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Monday, November 25, 2013

Meet the seminarians

   Ten men are currently studying for the priesthood for the Diocese of Evansville. Here is information that they offered to The Message about themselves.   TYLER TENBARGE Age: 25 Date of birth: January 22, 1988 Place of birth: Evansville Parents’ names: Mark and Susan Tenbarge...
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Parishioner survey for Synod on the Family available online

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Evansville has created an online survey for parishioners to use in providing input for the diocesan report that Bishop Charles C. Thompson will provide the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in preparation for the Synod on the Family, which was called for Oct....
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Friday, November 15, 2013

Click here to download a PDF of the Nov. 15 issue of The Message

    Here is the link to the Nov. 15 issue of the Message:   http://bit.ly/1bGF5WW    ...
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Thursday, November 14, 2013