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The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Bulletin Board guidelines, in brief: Submit items in writing, a week before the desired publication date (always on Friday). Generally, items for specific events are pub- lished twice before the event or reg- istration deadline. Final selection and frequenqy is subject to editori- al judgment. Mail or Fax items to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, The Bul- letin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evans- ville, IN 47724-0169. General Interest Women's ecumenical Lenten breakfast, Feb. 15, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Resurrection Church, 5301 New Harmony Rd., Evansville. This is a chance to meet and pray with friends from St. Joseph, St. Paul U.C.C., St. Wendel, and Zoar. All welcome. All-you-can-eat breakfast buf- fet, Feb. 16, 7 to 10 a.m., Holy Cross cafeteria, 202 S. Church St., Fort Branch. Whole hog sausage links, buscuita/gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pecan rolls, juice, milk, coffee. $4 adult, ages 3 to 10 $2, and 2 and under free. Pancake breakfast/hamburg- er and chili lunch Feb. 16, Holy Spirit School cafeteria, 1760 S. Lodge, Evansville. Breakfast served from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; hamburger and chili lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $3 adult, $2 child. Sponsored by Holy Spirit School Athletic Association, (812) 476-5984. Precious Blood School pre- sent8 the musical, The Pied P/pt Feb. 27, 7 p.m and March 1, 2 p.m., at Precious Blood Church, 1385 W. Sixth St., Jasper. Provi- dence Sister Gloria Memering will direct all students in Grades 3, 4, and 5. The public is invited to both these performances. Diocesan choir practice for Chrism Mass to be held Tuesday, March 25, 5:30 p.m. at St. John Church, Newburgh, will be held on Sundays, March 9 and 16, 2 to 4 p.m., at St. John Church, 625 Frame Rd., Newburgh. All singers and instrumentalists are encour- aged to attend. Contact Tony Buc- cilli, (812) 867-7890. Card Party "Holy Redeemer PTO card party, Thursday, Feb. 20, at the parish activity center, 918 W. Mill Road, Evansville. Theme is "A Gar- den Card Party." Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; card playing begins at 7 p.m. Tasting table, door prizes, Chinese auction and raffle. Admis- sion is $2. For reservations, call Diane at 429-0159. Classes/Workshops Father Donald Dilger's class- es on the Book of Revelation, Thursdays of Lent, Feb. 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20, 9:30-11:30 &m. or 7-9 p.m. at the Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Tuition is $30 for the series. Pre-reg- ister by sending name, address, phone and tuition to Father Donald C. Dilger, 6621 Smith Diamond, Evansville, IN 47712. Eucharist Workshop, Wednes- day, Feb. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Meinrad School of Theology. Eucharist: Symbol and Realhy, pre- sented by Father Kurt Stasiak, O.SB., associate professor of sacra- mental/liturgical theology. The workshop will address how the cel- ebration of Mass has changed through the years, emphasizing the lasting truths that guide, inspire, sustain and challenge people's faith today. Advance registration is $35 per person, which includes lunch. Registration at the door is $45 To register, call Sister Barbara C. Schmitz, O.S.B., Co-Director of Con- tinuing Education, (812) 357-6599. Introduction to Centering Prayer workshop Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand. Participants will practice centering in a quiet, safe atmosphere. $30 includes pro- gram, materials and lunch. (800) 880-2777 or (812) 367-2777. Lenten series on Catholic Identity, four weeks beginning Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Holy Family Church, Jasper. Father Matthias Neuman, OSB, will present these topics: Feb. 26: The Beginnings, the first 200 years of the Church; March 5: Eucharist as the Central Act of Worship, the origins of the Mass and how to pray it; March 12: Formation of the Christian Bible, how it came to be; its importance and how to read it, and March 19: The Creed as the Essential Core of Catholic Belief, the meanings of the various parts. Father Neuman is professor of theology at St. Mein- rad and chaplain toaihe Benedic- tine Sisters at Ferdind. Addressing Respect for Life workshop, Feb. 26, noon to Feb. 27, noon, St. Meinrad School of Theology. Presenter is Helen Alvare, nationally-known speak- er on Right-to Life and Director of Planning and Information at the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, National Conference of Catholic Bishops. The program will discuss the status of the abortion contro- versy and its broader implica- tions; address how to teach the Catholic approaches to pro-life, and will offer suggestions on prob- lems priests and ministers face in teaching pro-life. Registration deadline is Feb. Cost is $165 per person, including room and meals. Commuter fee, $125. $50 non- refundable deposit required. Con- tact Sister Barbara C. Schmitz, O.S.B., (812) 357-6599. Sacraments: How the Church Celebrates and Prays, Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville, March 1, 8:30 to 2 p,m. Presenter will be Father Tom Rich- statter, instructor at St. Meinrad Seminary. Workshop will be direct- ed toward RCIA teams, DREs, cat- echists, clergy, ministers to youth, and catechumens and candidates, as well. Everyone invited. Lunch available at $5 per person. Advance registration, please. Call Carolyn Mueller, Office of Worship, (812) 424-5536. Celebrating with Holy Joy, presented by Sister Kathryn Huber, prioress for the Sisters of St. Benedict, March 1, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand. The Rule of St. Bene- dict challenges people to embrace life's "holy joy" and to expand the heart to increase its capacity to love. Sister Huber will focus on compassion and trust. Participants may attend vespers at Monastery Immaculate Conception. Cost is $25. Call Kordes, (800) 880-2777 or (812) 367-2777. The Mystery of Surrender, workshop exploring the difference between giving up and giving in to find spiritual harmony, Feb. 28 to March 2, Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand. Presented by popular counselor, Gerry Boyland, of Louisville, Ky. $115 per person double occupancy, $135 single occupancy, $80 commuter. $35 non-refundable deposit required to hold reservation. (800) 880- 2777 or (812) 367.2777. Workshop on making places of worship more accessible, March 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Sponsored by Breaking New Ground Resource Center and Purdue University. Fee is $15 including lunch. Schol- arships available for persons with disabilities. Contact Activities Department, (812) 424-5536, for information/registration. Dinners St. Clement spaghetti din- ner, hosted by parish youth, Feb. 15, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Clement social hall, 421 E. Gum St., Boonville. Cost is $5 adult; $3 child age 12 and under; age 5 and under free. Christ the King turkey and roast beef dinner, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Christ the King school cafeteria, 3109 Bayard Park Dr. Carry-outs available. For large quantities, please bring containers. St. Joseph chicken and roast beef dinners, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the school cafeteria, Iowa and Garvin Sts., Evansville. Carry-outs available at 10:30 a.m. St. Nicholas third annual gourmet spaghetti dinner, Feb. 22, 4 to 8 p.m., Santa Claus Com- munity Center, Highway 245, Santa Claus. Menu includes spaghetti with choice of sauce (marinara, meat, vegetarian, or meatball), salad, garlic bread, bev- erage. $5 adult and $3.75 child. for tickets, call (812) 544-2705. Chicken and roast beef din- ner, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Benedict new school cafeteria, 530 S. Harlan Ave. Fried and baked chicken and roast beef with choices of sides. Homemade desserts avail- able. Carry-outs. Dinner/Dance Sts. Peter and Paul PrO din- ner/dance, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. in school cafeteria, Haubstadt. $30/c0uple includes dinner, dance, beer and wine. 21 and over only, please. For tickets, (812) 768-6775. Fish fries Nativity Lenten fish fry, every Friday in Lent, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Nativity Church cafeteria, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville. Fried or baked catfish fillets, chicken nuggets, various side dishes, dessert, drink. $6 adult, $2.50 child age 12 and under. St. Benedict Lenten fish fry every Friday in Lent beginning with a "candlelight fish fry" Feb. 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in new school cafeteria, 530 S. Harlan, Evans- ville. Fried or baked cod, catfish fiddlers, side dishes, dessert, bev- erage. $5 adult and $$3.75 child. Carry-outs available. St. Joseph Church fish fry every Friday in Lent, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph cafeteria, 600 E. Virginia St., Evansville. Fried and baked fish available. $5.95 for large dinner; $4.50 for small din- ner. Carry-outs available. Spon- sored by St. Joseph Booster Club to benefit Catholic education. Knights of Columbus/Men's Club fish fries Fridays in Lent, 5 to 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 625 Frame Rd., New- burgh. Fried or baked fish, fries or baked potato, slaw, eornbread, drink. Large servingS. hi!4's $3. Call (812) 853-6181 for carry-outs. ?ii :i !i: i!!i00 ::i :!:iii!i:!:i ..... Holy Rosary annual fish fry, Feb. 21, 28 and March 7, 14, 4:30 to 7 p.m. in school'cafeteria, 1303 S. Green River Rd., Evansville. Dinner followed by Way of Cross and Bene- diction in church. Fried or baked fish, rice, French fries, slaw or gelatin, rolls, drinks. Carry-outs available. (812) 477-3518. Fund Raisers Win $25,000 in giant raffle to benefit St. Theresa School, tick- ets $20 or 3 for $50; limited to 3,400 tickets sold. First prize $25,000; second, $2,500; third, $1,500; $fourth, $500. Winner to be drawn April 13, 1 p.m. at St. Theresa cafe- teria, 700 Herdon Dr., Evansville. Right reserved to extend to May 11. Tickets available at: Bartley's Paint & Body Shop, 1400 N. Royal Ave. (east); Condi Auto Electric Inc., 1724 S. Kentucky (south); St. Theresa parish office, 600 Herndon Dr. (north}. Second Annual Mater Dei /Memorial auction April 19, Van- derburgh County Gold Room, Evansville. Donations still needed for a successful event, particularly condominium or cabin rentals, vacation packages, antiques, etc. To donate, call Glenda Ossenberg, (812) 424-5536, ext. 64. This year's auction theme is "On Safari." Invi- tations have been mailed. If you haven't received one and want to attend, call Glenda. Washington Catholic $1,000 raffle tickets now on sale. Each $10 chance good for 12 drawings, March 1997 through Feb., 1998. Winning tickets returned to drum for more chances to win. Tickets available from any Washington Catholic student, or call (812) 254- 4994. St. Joseph Church, Dale, quilt-of-the-month raffle, held third Sunday each month, begin- ning March and ending Feb., 1998. One $10 ticket good for all 12 draw- ings. Buy from St. Joseph Church, R.R. 1, Box 308, Dale. (812) 937- 2200. Only 1200 tickets will be sold. Afghans of Diocese of Evans- ville available displaying all 73 parishes. Offered by Mater Dei Band Boosters for $49.50. Available in three colors: navy blue, cranber- ry red and hunter green. Send check to Mater Dei Band Boosters, P.O. Box 6716, Evansville, IN 47719 or call include name, color choice. ers $10 each. $25 (4) win. All equipment Tickets bers, boosters, or 985-3076. ' .... Health . ThursdayS, gym, $2 per night Tuesdays are Call (812) information. !::: ; Health ter exercise dance, as ' classes. offered class SaturdaY: fee of $24 ber For 4110 for ers, Obstetricia sive custom monthPlUS c ness ipate in class evenings at r 4110 or type 24, 25, Christi healing, God.