We want our parishioners to feel connected to the Resurrection family, so we have created this space to share stories about the church, its ministries, and the parishioners who help us Rise to task of being all the things we want our parish to be.
We hope you enjoy learning about our parish. If you have an idea for a story, please contact Director of Communications Lindsey Ziliak at lmzil[email protected] or by calling the parish office at (812) 963-3121.
You Are Never Alone
OCTOBER 2023 - A team of young adults from around the country spent a recent Sunday pouring God's love into our 40 confirmation candidates. These young adults - part of the NET Ministries team - offered a message of hope for our students: With God, you are never alone. To read more about this confirmation retreat, CLICK HERE.
Supporting our Seminarians
OCTOBER 2023 - We are blessed to have 17 seminarians in the Diocese of Evansville. That's a 40+ year high! We can all do our part to help support vocations in the diocese. One easy way to do that is by sending a note of encouragment or thanks to our seminarians, especially our own parishioner, James Wassmer. To find the addresses for all 17 seminarians in the diocese, CLICK HERE.
Creating Holy Moments
OCTOBER 2023 - This school year, Resurrection is partnering with Dynamic Catholic as part of their school pilot program to bring the power of Holy Moments to our students, parents, and staff. To read more about this program, which encourages everyone to explore their soul-potential, CLICK HERE.
Thank You Fall Festival Volunteers!
OCTOBER 2023 - Fall Festival 2023 is in the books. Despite warmer temperatures and a rainy day, we celebrated another successful year on Franklin Street and in our drive-thru line at Resurrection. That's thanks to all of our amazing volunteers. To read our full thank you, CLICK HERE.
Building the Kingdom of God
OCTOBER 2023 - Longtime Resurrection parishioner Michaela Kunkler helped us kick off our 2023-2024 Catholic Ministries Appeal campaign by sharing at Masses how the programs in the Diocese of Evansville have helped her embrace her faith. To read more about what she shared with our parish, CLICK HERE.
You are Loved
OCTOBER 2023 - Kathy Herrmanm is helping us plan our parish's first Welcome retreat for women after having participated in one about 10 years ago. To read more about Kathy's experiences with this retreat, CLICK HERE.
Pack the Pews Wrap-Up
SEPTEMBER 2023 - Thank you to everyone who helped us with our Pack the Pews Welcome Weekend. You all made a difference! To read more about the fruits of our efforts, CLICK HERE.
The Growth of our Ministries
SEPTEMBER 2023 - On behalf of the Resurrection clergy and staff, we want to thank you for your tremendous engagement over the past two years. Our parish prayer in 2021 challenges us that as we are, so will our parish be, and hundreds of you helped us meet this challenge. As a result of your response, our parish is thriving. To read about some highlights of our growing ministries, CLICK HERE.
Is God Present in the Eucharist?
SEPTEMBER 2023 - Deacon Ed continued to help us prepare for our "Pack the Pews" Welcome Weekend with the second homily in a 3-part series on the Eucharish and the Mass and the importance of celebrating it together as a community of faith. To read more about his homily and how we can show our neighbors that we are a community that believes, CLICK HERE.
Pack the Pews Kickoff
SEPTEMBER 2023 - Deacon Dan helped us kick off our "Pack the Pews" campaign with the first homily in a 3-part series on the Eucharist and the Mass and the importance of celebrating it together as a community of faith. To read more about the homily and how you can become involved in the campaign, CLICK HERE.
Pizza With the Pastor
AUGUST 2023 - Our parish expanded our weekly lunch program this year to include both Resurrection students and their parents. To read more about our new Pizza with the Pastor program, CLICK HERE.
One Bread, One Cup
AUGUST 2023 - Mater Dei student and Resurrection parishioner Caleb Mullenix recently spent five days at St. Meinrad atttending this year's One Bread, One Cup youth leadership conference. To read about how this experience grew his faith, CLICK HERE.
Welcome to Our New Teachers!
JULY 2023 - Due to teacher retirements, changes in jobs or careers, and teachers deciding to stay home with little ones, we are adding nine new teachers to our Resurrection School roster for the 2023-2024 school year. Read more about these new teachers by CLICKING HERE.
You're Invited: Become a Prayer Partner
JULY 2023 - Resurrection is launching a prayer partners program between our kindergarten through 2nd graders and our Resurrection parishioners this school year. To learn more about this program, and how to become involved, CLICK HERE.
'Jesus Come Into My Heart'
JULY 2023 - Our Director of Communications shares her experience in the Adoration Chapel. To learn more about her experiences, and how you can participate in Eucharistic Adoration, CLICK HERE.
That's a Wrap on our
2023 Vacation Bible School
JUNE 2023 - More than 130 Resurrection and St. Joe students in preschool through 4th grade spent four days learning about the beauty of our Mass during this year's Vacation Bible School. To read more about their experience, CLICK HERE.
Marvelous Mystery of the Mass
JUNE 2023 - Volunteers helped bring the Mass to life during our 2023 Vacation Bible School. Read about Katie Shumate's experience as a Bible School volunteer, by CLICKING HERE.
Cultivating a Respect for Life
JUNE 2023 - It's been nearly a year since Resurrection formed a parish Respect for Life committee. To see a quick list of what we've been doing since July 2022 and how you can become involved, CLICK HERE.
Building Students In Faith
JULY 2022 - Resurrection parishioner Emma Hoffman will spend the next several years working as a Fellowship of Catholic University Students missionary at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. To read more about her journey, CLICK HERE.
Understanding the Role of Deacon
JULY 2022 - Deacon Ed Walker compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers to help parishioners understand the role of deacons. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Experience Vocation Bible School
MAY 2022 - It's not too late to register your children for Vacation Bible School this summer! We are on a mission to explore Vocations with a Catholic-based Vacation Bible School program from Discovery Mission. To read more about this Vocation Bible School program, CLICK HERE. For the registration form, CLICK HERE.
May Day Devotion
MAY 2022 - Resurrection 8th graders led the school's annual May Day Devotion honoring Mary. To read more about this service, CLICK HERE.
Sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit
APRIL 2022 - Congratulations to our 24 sophomore students who were confirmed by Bishop Joseph Siegel at a Mass on April 26. To read more, and to see a list of these students, CLICK HERE.
A Year of Discovery
APRIL 2022 - Resurrection parishioner James Wassmer is living in the House of Discernment on Sacred Heart's campus as he works to discover God's call for him. To read more about James's experiences in the House, CLICK HERE.
Welcome to the Church
APRIL 2022 - On April 16, Resurrection fully welcomed 18 people into our Catholic faith after our RCIA candidates officially received the Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection Students Observe Holy Week
APRIL 2022 - Thank you to the 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at Resurrection who led the school in several prayer services to observe Holy Week. To read more about these services, and to see photos from the services, CLICK HERE.
A Wonderful Night of Mercy
APRIL 2022 - Thank you to Jeremy Goebel for sharing with our parish about the gift that is the Sacrament of Reconciliation. To read more about his message of mercy, CLICK HERE.
Thank You to our Newest Fish Fry Volunteers
APRIL 2022 - Resurrection's 2022 fish fry dinners were a success thanks to the many people who volunteered to help. We spotlight five youth who gave up a Friday night to work at a very busy fish fry. To read more about these young people, CLICK HERE.
2022 Dueling Pianos Night
APRIL 2022 - Resurrection hosted its 2022 Dueling Pianos Night on April 2nd. Thank you to everyone who made the evening a success. To read more about those who made this evening of fun possible, CLICK HERE.
Living Out His Faith: Resurrection teen earns Maria Goretti Award
MARCH 2022 - Resurrection graduate and Signature School senior Owen Hollander is Resurrection's 2022 Maria Goretti Youth Distinction Award winner. This award recognizes adolescents for their outstanding contribution to the life, mission, and ministry provided to their family, parish, school, and community. To read more about how Owen is actively living out his Catholic faith, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection reigniting Prayer Chain ministry
FEBRUARY 2022 - Resurrection is reigniting its Prayer Chain ministry, which offers an opportunity to serve God and bring healing to our community by praying for those in need. To learn more about requesting prayers, or becoming a member of the prayer chain, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection teen speaks to 12,000 at conference
DECEMBER 2021 - Resurrection parishioner, and Reitz High School sophomore, Aubree Beyer was selected to give a Witness Talk in front of 12,000 people at the National Catholic Youth Conference. To read more about her experience, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection teen grows faith through Savio Nights
DECEMBER 2021 - Caleb Mullenix has been a member of the Savio brotherhood since it began when he was in 6th grade. To read more about his experiences with this faith formation group, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection's Bruté Award recipients honored
NOVEMBER 2021 - Parishioners Gil & Marcia Jochem and Paulette Meuth are Resurrection's 2021 Bruté Award Recipients. To read more about their faithful stewardship, CLICK HERE.
Seeking out God's Plan through Vocations Project
NOVEMBER 2021 - Cali Rheinlander and Natalie Bonham were selected to represent Resurrection at the annual Serra Club Vocations Week luncheon on Nov. 8th. The students were selected for the vocations project they created. To read more about the students, and their projects, CLICK HERE.
Up Close & Personal with Tammy Glaser
NOVEMBER 2021 - Resurrection parishioner Tammy Glaser has encountered God in a profound way through the Holy Spirit, and she wants to help others at Resurrection have that same experience. To read a complete profile on Tammy, CLICK HERE.
Resurrection Trunk or Treat 2021
OCTOBER 2021 - Thank you to Resurrection TeenPower and Youth Resources for sponsoring the 2021 Resurrection Trunk or Treat event. Thank you also to the families who participated by decorating their trunks and/or providing treats to the trick-or-treaters. To read more about the Trunk or Treat, CLICK HERE.
The Next Generation of Volunteers: Spotlight on Ava Werner and Makayla Mayer
OCTOBER 2021 - Ava Werner and Makayla Mayer have been helping Resurrection make kuchens for the Fall Festival since they were 7 or 8 years old and both have worked every Fall Festival since their first. We love seeing young people involved in the church! To read the complete spotlight on Ava and Makayla, CLICK HERE.
Up Close & Personal with Florence Pfettscher
OCTOBER 2021 - Neither age nor a pandemic can keep longtime Resurrection parishioner Florence Pfettscher from being the hands and feet of Christ. To read a complete profile of Florence, CLICK HERE.