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1995 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 3 Day XXX will be held Feb. 12 in IIY',mYAN1NHUGHES the teens to continue their will be named. According to Church, Whitfield. ressage Staff Writer Dan Atkins believes enagers today are the idea of commu- !, and he sees that as one of one of the things he Speak about during which will be 1 p.m. Jasper. Atkins is currently head of Catholic istry at Indiana n his work with young adults, he them to be to serve as in need. at the number have said, 'If I can do .... '" that this genera- Small commu- groups and his Youth Day Plans to encourage search for community and to remind them that "it's up to them to find a place in the community." And it's impor- tant for them to know that "our Catholic community still offers us ties, especially our parish community." He added, "The best way for us to form community and keep it alive is to do the work of Jesus, to be involved in working together. "We are meant to become light to the world." Youth Day will begin with registration and icebreakers at 1 p.m. At 2:30, Father Atkins will speak to participants. Father John Boeglin will cel- ebrate Mass at 4 p.m.; Deacon Jack Durcholz, will serve as deacon for the Mass. At 5 p.m. the All-Star Awards will be presented. Din- ner will follow at 5:30 p.m., with a dance at 6 p.m. During Youth Day, a nine- member All-Star Youth Team Mike Eppler, diocesan director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, every parish has the opportunity to nominate a stu- dent to the team. "It is the opportunity for parishes to honor their young people. Then, as a church, we honor these nine." Eppler says there are "stringent require- ments in the selection process" as the panel looks for "well- rounded individuals." Members are selected based on their par- ticipation in church-related ac- tivities, community participa- tion, school activities, volunteer work, leadership, and honors and achievements. This year's nominees for the All-Star Youth Team include: Vincennes Deanery: Heather Marvsek, Maria Montgomery, Jessica Yake, Holy Name Church, Bloomfield. * Washington Deanery: Julia Dayton, Jessica Norris, St. Simon Church, Washington; Brian Lannan, St. Martin Jasper Deanery: Jarrod Bolte, Andy Messmer, St. Fer- dinand Church, Ferdinand; Chad Butler, Mark Schroering, St. Celestine, Celestine; Doug Bromm, St. Mary Church, Huntingburg; Andrea Schuet- ter, Precious Blood Church, Jasper; Sally Wickman, St. Joseph, Jasper. Newburgh Deanery: Jason Ambrose, St. Martin Church, Chrisney; Marty Schnapf, St. John the Baptist Church, New- burgh. Princeton Deanery: John Silva, St. Bernard Church, Gibson County. Evansville East Deanery: Monisha Barnhill, Joshua Williams, Wendy Wolf, St. Mary Church, Evansville; Susan Lankford, Ryan Mills, Nativity Church, Evansville; Angela Loschen, Christ the King Church, Evansville. Evansville West Deanery: Sarah Debes, Jason Gries, St. Joseph Church, Vanderburgh This year's Youth Day theme is "Let Your Light Shine." The logo was designed by Chad Schenk, a member of the youth group at St. Joseph Church, Vander- burgh County. County; Tim Kahle, Joseph Meyer, Holy Angels Church, New Harmony; Anthea Knapp, St. Philip Church, St. Philip; Becky Kramer, Kristin Moore, Jennifer Scheller, Renee Schofield, Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville; Timothy Rigdon, St. Anthony Church, Evansville; Stephanie Ward, Corpus Christi Church, Evansville. than 30 chalices missing from churches in four states nersville is one of several Catholic churches in Indiana to be hit by these thefts. A sil- ver chalice and a paten were stolen Dec. 11 from an un- locked safe at the parish. The chalice belongs to Fa- ther Robert Mazzola, an Indi- anapolis archdiocesan priest Service (CNS) _ A Catholic and other a trail of Parish in Con- v 00O,o " " " IV t:;gh:: h feature ia the Message, designed to help ':aS are in... e People of God in southwestern Indiana.  enefit b:Ltea to submit information about people who Otne extra prayers and attention. for Thorn Gore, a social studies High School, Evansville. Gore has been Medical Center because of breath- a teacher at Corpus Christi School, from a December surgery. She is ,ing chemotherapy treatments and expects om "at least part-time" by the middle "looks excellent. My doctor told me, Were on the Titanic and you were given a s is 8901 Old State Road, Evansville, IN 47711. nformation for PEOPLE WE CARE Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box who has been living in Con- nersville while on sabbatical from his previous pastorate in Richmond. Other Indiana Catholic churches hit by theft include parishes in Rensselaer, Lo- gansport, Reynolds and Monti- cello. Investigators have docu- mented more than 20 thefts in Indiana, New York, Pennsylva- nia and Ohio since November 1994. More than 30 chalices including a $2,000 gold chalice that was among 12 chalices taken from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer -- have been stolen in all. Investigators believe the thefts are the work of one per- son because the same method has been used repeatedly. The thief, who has a strong knowledge of Catholicism, has entered the sacristy or rectory when the priest is celebrating Mass. In some cases the thief also has stolen collection offer- ings. Connersville detective Lt. Joseph Todd, one of the inves- tigators on the case, said Fa- ther Mazzola received the chal- ice as an ordination gift from his sister. Crafted in 1963, it is made of solid silver and inlaid with a diamond engagement ring that belonged to the priest's grandmother. By coincidence, Todd is a St. Gabriel parishioner and a friend of Father Mazzola. The detective and his wife were married by the priest. Investigators have compiled a composite of the suspect, who they believe is a well-dressed man in his 40s with sandy blond and gray hair, close to 6 feet tall and weighing 165 to 180 pounds. The suspect al- ways wears a light brown or gray suit and drives a white, 1980s-model Pontiac Sunbird. -  Todd cautioned Catholics to be aware of all people visiting their church or parish office. He suggests parishioners and staff look carefully at all visi- tors. "We need to make our people aware," he said. "It's not bad to suspect .... If you don't recog- nize a person, walk up to them and ask, 'Can l help you? Who are you? Are you waiting for somebody?"' |ei.,., ,'SGHNELLV!L .ti FOR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICE i RSCHER ELECTRIC INC. SCHNELLVILLE, IN 389-2418 ............ i 2128 First Ave .............. 8,26-2311 5 N. 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The candidate should be an experi- enced educator who is qualified for certification in the state of Indiana and is strongly committed to the single-sex education of girls. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, statement of educational philosophy, and the names of three professional references to: President, Marian Heights Academ 812 E. lOth Street, Ferdinand, Indiana 47532-9240. Deadline: March 1, 1995. ,|ll Vincennes BckneU Sancbom Monroe City. Princeton. Patoka Member F.D.I.C. i i ii I II I I HII ! RESTAURANT ITr.UCOUS  r-ooo laRIME RIB  m'tA COUNTRY  SEAFOOOS SAI.AO 0AR BANQt RIXJ FOR PRVATE PARTIES F01hUJ. Y0(ll CA11EIiI hlZ0$, OCt I I I I m 3m. Av, ,Italy, M,, ,