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1992 Ct ontinued from page 12 he 42nd Biannual Conven- ti0n of the Knights of St. John d Ladies Auxiliary was .u in Evansville in July. i Captain Gerald Coffee, a ror- er POW in North Vietnam, Was the featured speaker. K of C h Quincentenery Cross was to the Diocese of vine as a symbol of the 500th anniversary of the ar rival ,,  .  • "" anstianity in the araericas. The cross, which wa.s presented bv the the .lghts of Colu,Z. ..... ds°dvierY parish in the ;.  ng 1992. d : Health Care ..Menlorial Hosuital and Health Care Center in as er !r ke ground for a 3,oPo0 • re-tOot addition at a cere- 0ny on the hosnital orounds avlay 14 ,1_ - -, is ex_ ..l.le building project li0n tJectefl to cost $12.1 mil- Sister M. Adrian Davis. L,C.M., Was named Pr aaa €t. _ esldent 0f .me! Executive Officer ia'.l°n, al Hospital, follow- 1 P'Y resignation of Michael dnlck. The Cathohc hos 1 Jas,,e- - p'tals in the"  and Evansville o ened " aegional KidneyPare The Message Monthly -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana I I Real Estate Ill Center in Jasper. The new fa- cility was developed by Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center of Jasper and St. Mary's Medical Cen- ter in Evansville. Habitat Blitz During the week of June 15- 20, volunteers for Habitat for Humanity built 21 homes in downtown Evansville. Over 2,000 volunteers, including professional carpenters, elec- tricians and contractors, of- fered their services. Sponsors of the new homes included Catholic churches in both the Evansville East and the Evansville West deaneries, Resurrection Church in Evansville, and St. Mary's Medical Center employees. Holy Redeemer Church is a member of the Northside Ministerial Alliance which also sponsored a home. Transitions DEATHS Msgr. Fredric Niehaus, 88, died March 28. He had resided at Little Sisters of the Poor, Evansville, since 1985. Father William Tillson, 44, a native of Sullivan, died of rabies in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 21. Father Tillson had been working as a mis- i i i Ilu, sionary in Bangladesh since his ordination to the priest- hood in 1990. Father Josdph Kress, O.C.S.O., a trappist monk in Cistercian Order in Gethse- mane, Ky., and a native of Schnellville, died July 9. VOWS Sister Michelle Willett, O.S.B., made her final vows as a Sister of St. Benedict at Monastery Immaculate Con- ception, Ferdinand, Sept. 5. RETIREMENT Beaulah Evans of Evans- ville retired Nov. 1, 1992, after more than 20 years of leadership in the Catholic Ed- ucation Foundation, Inc. CEF board members, officers and volunteers raised more than $2.1 million from 1971-1992. More than $1.5 million of that amount was used as grants-in-aid to 4,117 stu- dents attending Mater Dei or Memorial high schools in Evansville. For the 1992-93 school year, lg7 grants were awarded, totally almost $102,000. CEF also assists Marian Day School, Evans- ville. Radolfo Mantejano is the new executive director. SINCE 1913 HONEST AND PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE SERVICES JimNierneierlnsurance REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE 464-5991 -- iiiiii = Call For A Quick Quote/ • Homeowners • Family Auto. .- Contractors Packages • Business Auto • General Liability • Special Risks • Workers Cornp. • Farm Insurance • Bonds • Motorcycle • Boat • Life REAL ESTATE SERVICES MULTI-LIST ° APPRAISALS ° LISTINGS ° SALES Phyllis Schnell Insurance/Real Estate Margaret Holleach Real Estate Scarlett Fetdhaus Insurance Real Estate 13 II I i, ANNIVERSARIES During the year, priests and religious celebrated their an- niversaries of ordination and profession of vows• Priests in- cluded the following: Golden anniversaries: • Father Roman Heerdink, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, who was or- dained a priest May 26, 1942. • Msgr. James Hill, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, who was ordained a priest May 26, 1942. Silver anniversaries: • Father Joseph Kane, pas- tor of Precious Blood Church, Jasper, who was ordained a priest March 11, 1967. • Father Robert Bultman, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Church, Vincennes, who was ordained a priest May 13, 1967. • Father Michael Hamel, a priest of the Diocese of Evansville currently on leave, who was ordained a priest May 13, 1967. Sisters of St. Benedict who celebrated anniversaries of monastic profession during 1992, included: • Sister Pauline Kelly, O.S.B., 75 years. • Sister Carla Mitchell, O.S.B., 70 years. • Sister Alfreda Chwali- boga, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Theophane Woehler, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Mercedes Emmert, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister August Rietman, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Mary Othmar Hase- nour, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Bernette Wilde- man, O,S.B., 60 years. • Sister Amanda Wall- baum, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Miriam Schultheis, O.S.B., 60 years. • Sister Stephanie Song, O.S.B., 50 years. • Sister Mary Alice Schnur, O.S.B., 50 years. • Sister Sylvia Gehlhausen, O.S.B., 50 years. • Sister Johnette Finis, O.S.B., 50 years. • Sister Angola Sasse, O.S.B. 50 years. • Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele, O.S.B., 50 years. • Sister Jane Will, O.S.B., 25 years. • Sister Betty Drewes, O.S.B., 25 years. • Sister Linda Bittner, O.S.B.,, 25 years. • Sister Sharon Bittner, O.S.B. 25 years. • Sister Judy Dewig, O.S.B., 25 years. Seven Sisters of Providence celebrated their golden ju- bilees in 1992: Sisters Miriam Therese Greb, S.P., Mary Pa- tricia Cummings, S.P., Marie Kevin Tighe, S.P., Dorothy Evelyn Laughlin, S.P., Mary Ellen Quinn, S.P., Mary Mag- dalen Schwartz, S.P., and Mary Slattery, S.P. Sister Mary Joseph Higdon, O,S.C., of the Monastery of St. Clare, Evansville, cele- brated her golden anniversary of religious profession. Sister Mary Anthony Wargel, O.S.U., a native of Evansville, celebrated her six- tieth anniversary as an Ursu- line Sister. Eleven Daughters of Charity celebrated their anniversaries of religious profession: • Sister Cyrilla Verhalen, D,C., 75 years. • Sister Dorothy Hansen, D.C., 75 years. • Sister Leo Vielletto, D.C., 70 years. • Sister Anna Hajek, D.C., 70 years. • Sister Josephine Tarquini, 60 years. • Sister Michael Ann Kessler, D.C., 60 years., • Sister Mary LorettO Ke ney, D.C., 50 years. • Sister Angola Neuhoff, D.C., 50 years. : • Sister Charlita Wills, D.C., 50 years. • Sister Beatrice Frampton, D.C., 50 years. • Sister Margaret Flynn, D.C., 50 years, Convent Immaculate Con- ception (now Monastery Im- maculate Conception) was founded at Ferdinand in 1867. A year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary in- cluded concerts, lectures and a social• Golden Jubilarians Walter and Lorine (Hildenbrand) Nurrenbern of Francisco celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary with a MaM of Thanksgiving Dec. 27. A reception was held at St, John Church, Daylight. They are the parents of six children, Larry and Don, both of PHnceton, Eddie Joe of Francisco, Diane Dunn of Princeton, Judy Schmltt of Haubstadt and MeHssa Hart of Francisco.. They have Zl grandchildren {one is de. ceased) and one great-grandctld.