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6 The Message D for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Janl Bulletin Board guidelines, in brief: Submit items in writing, a week before the desired publication date (Fri- days, except for some holidays). Gener- ally, items for specific events are pub- lished twice before the event or registration deadline. Final selection and frequency is subject to editorial judgment. Mail or fax items to Sister Mary Etta Kiefi'r, The Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724- 0169; Fax: (812) 421-1334. General Interest Five-day joint parish renewal, Holy Name, Bloomfield, and St. Peter, Linton, February 1 to 5, at Holy Name Church. Preaching will be Father John Mark Ettensohn of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Belleville, Ill. Theme of the renewal will be The Sympho- ny of Our Faith. Mass each day at 8 a.m. with talk afterwards; holy hour at 2:30 p.m.; principal instruction at 7 p.m. Call either parish office for more information: Holy Name (812) 384-8415 orSt. Peter, (812) 847-7821. All the pancakes you can eat, Knights of Columbus Council 565 breakfast, February 7, 7 to 10 a.m. at McDonald's, St. Joseph Avenue at Maryland St., Evansville. $1.50 per person. Proceeds will benefit Gibault School for Boys. Tickets available from Council 565 mem- bers or McDonald's at the breakfast. Open house for prospective stu- dents of Marian Heights Academy and their families, February 7, at 812 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. Prospec- tive students will be able to take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT), a prerequisite for admission to the school and a criterion for determining winners of academic scholarships. Other criteria are cumulative middle school grade point average, teacher and admin- istrative recommendations, person- al references, and interviews with Marian Heights staff. The acaden0y, serving young women in grades 9 through 12, offers value-centered education in a multicultural envi- ronment. Marian Heights was founded in 1870 by the Sisters of St. Benedict. Those who plan to attend the open house should call Admis- sions Office, (800) 467-4MHA or (812) 367-1431 for a schedule. Card Party St. James PTA annual card party, February 5, 6:30 p.m. to w at Madden Hall, St. James Church, Haubstadt. Quilt raffle, Chinese auction, food, door prizes. Cost $3 per person. For reservations call Gayle, (812) 768-5728, Margie, 768-6043, Connie, 867-7674, or Karen, 983-2538. Classes/Workshops Ethiopian priest will lecture for Black History Month February 3, 8 p.m., at Newman Conference Cen- ter, St. Meinrad School of Theology. Rev. Abba Tesfamariam Baraki will speak on Ethiopia, the People and the Church, focusing on the historical significance of the Judeo-Christian influence in developing/preserving Ethiopia's religious and cultural heritage. Free lecture, open to the public. Parking in student parking lot or at the Guest House. Contact Barbara Crawford during business hours, (812) 357-6501. Letting Go and Going On: The Freedom of Forgiving, workshop February 6, 7:30 p.m.,to February 8, 1 p.m., Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand. Leader will be Gerry Boylan, popular counselor special- izing in spirituality and addiction. Program shows how forgiveness is necessary to healing and peace. Cost is $130 per person double occupancy and $160 single; com- muters' fee is $100. Non-refundable deposit of $35 to hold reservation. Call Kordes, (800) 880-2777 or (812) 367-2777. " Dinners Sunday family-style chicken dinner February 1, after 10 a.m. Mass until 1 p.m., Holy Cross school cafeteria, 202 S. Church St., Fort Branch. Adults $6, children, $3; carry-outs available at $6. Marian Day School fried or baked chicken dinner February 1, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Good Shep- herd cafeteria, 2301 N. Stockwell Rd., Evansville. All the dumplings and slaw you can eat. Carry-outs available. Dinner-dances Sts. Peter and Paul PTO din- ner/dance, raffle and Chinese auc- tion February 28, Sts. Peter and Paul School, Haubstadt. Any single prize of $50 cash or prize valued at $50 will be listed on the raffle. Donations should be sent or brought to school by January 30. Style of dress optional for din- ner/dance. Watch for more infor- mation later this month, or call Debbie Elpers (812) 768-5915 or Jeanell Lindauer, 768-6916. Duke Boys to play for St. James fifties dinner-dance March 14, St. James parish, Haubstadt. Dinner 6:30 p.m., dance 8 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Door prizes, quilt raffle, half-pot. 50's attire optional. Cost is $30 couple, $15 single. Spon- sored by St. James PTA. Call for reservations: Gayle, (812) 768-5728, Margie, 768-6043, Connie, 867-7674, or Karen, 983-2538. Fish fries Fried and baked fish dinners every Friday, February 27 through April 10, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph cafeteria, 600 E. Virginia St., Evans- ville. Large dinner $5.95; small din- ner $4.50. Carry-outs available, (812) 425-2730. Fundraisers Annual Washington Catholic $1,000 monthly raffle tickets avail- able. One $10 donation offers 12 separate chances to win $1,000. Drawings monthly with winner announced-at WC Schools bingo (dates on back of tickets). First drawing March 10. For tickets call the school (812) 254-2050, or Roy/Betty Litwiler, 254-4994. Send money to Washington Catholic, 201 N.E. 2nd St., Washington 47501. Sixth Annual Holy Rosary Gala tickets on sale now. Sales limited to 300 tickets, Gala will be February 14, 6 to 11 p.m., St. Mary's Seton Manor Hall, Washington Ave., Evansville. $150 per couple, includ- ing gourmet dinner, dancing, drinks, auction items, and chance to win $10,000 cash (need not be present to win). For tickets call Diane Bies, (812) 473-3546, John Danesi, 858-5276, Bill Forche, 476- 8150, Steve Theising, 479-6127, or Mike Skvara, 477-9659. Cookbooks from family and Holiday M Bethlehem Students at Holy Spirit School, Evansville, perform the Christmas musical "Holiday in Bethlehem." The stage is filled with different inns, each representing a reason why people reject, refuse or proscrastinate having a rela- friends of Quentin and Sharon Merkel, to help defray medical costs for Sharon. Cost: $10. Make check payable to Friends of Quentin and Sharon Merkel Fund. Available at the Catholic Center, 4200 N Ken- tucky Ave., Evansville. St. Philip Ladies Club cook- book dedicated to sesquicentennial year, $8. Available with other com- memorative ornaments and key chains at St. Philip Church, 3500 St. Philip Rd., Mount Vernon. Health Free immunization sites: Clinics sponsored by Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson County Health Departments and Minority Health Coalition. For more information, call 435-5850 or 435-5997. Please bring complete shot record. Tues., Feb. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. James East United Methodist Church, 1041 Washington St., Evansville. Wed., Feb. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., For- est Hills Family Life Center, 2801 Claremont Ave., Evansville. Thur., Feb. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Crossings Apts., 2451 Waterbridge Way, Evansville. Fri., Feb. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Revco Drug Store, 800 N. Main St., Evansville. Mon., Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newburgh Library, 25 W. Jennings St., Newburgh. Tues., Feb. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Branch Holy Cross Murphy Center, 802 E. Walnut St., Fort Branch. Wed., Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Bradford Pointe Apts., 1580 E. Franklin St., Evansville. Thur., Feb. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chandler Library, 402 S. Jaycee St., Chandler. Fri., Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 1200 N. Garvin St., Evansville. spiritual Growth Eucharistic Devotion, Second Sunday of the month, 2 to 3 p.m., St. Anthony Church, Evansville. iiiii:i i:,:!i!i  ::i!i:  i:i  i iii ,i' !, tionship with Jesus, expla l I ing, Holy Spirit music teacher. ,Tilts calls all of us to see a need to understand with a new heart the of Christ's coming to earth all Hour of Devotion "every first Sunday, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Church, 617 Bellemeade Ave., Evansville. Rosary, devotional prayers. Franciscan Sister Annette Langenderfer will offer Benediction. Sister Langenderfer is pastoral asso- ciate at St. Theresa parish. Support Groups Passageways grief and bereave- ment program, February 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Eastside Christian Church, 2001 Bayard Park Dr., Evansville. Presenter is Shari Cassler, C.S.W., whose topic will be Healing through Grieving. Weight management support group every other Monday at 10 a.m., beginning Feb. 2, St. Joseph cafeteria, 600 E. Virginia St., Evans- ville. No charge. Call Judy at 422- 5668 for information. Infertility support group Febru- ary 3, 7 p.m., Room 101 C, Profes- sional Services Building, Welborn's Mulberry Center. Peer support and education information for couples and individuals experiencing infer- tility issues. To register call (812) 426-8887. Congestive heart failure sup- port group Welborn Baptist unit, 401 S.E. Support and tion for those heart 426-8792. TOUGHLOVE parents behavior, Bradford Room, 1680 E: ville. Sponsored by ty.(812) 426-2640"i Families sored by and I with cancer, friends. group sharing Wednesday of e November) in coness Hospital. (812) 426-3036, AI Anon ships of people ilies Daily meetings, t Give an engaged couple the very best wedding present Togo-ler for... Li A special weekend at the Sarto Retreat Center February 13, 14, and 15, Sponsored by Catholic CharRies For more information, call Kristel Riffert at (812)'423-5456