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1995 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Informed consent bill alive in Indiana senate liy CON WILLIAMS several years, natives at least 18 hours prior be able to talk to the physician Indiana Catholic Conference Legislation requiring in- formed consent prior to abor- , is alive in the Indiana lem l'lature for the first time in State senators are consider- ing a bill which would ensure that women who seek an abor- tion receive information about the abortion procedure, risks, fetal development, and alter- dlwl::hetg is a feature ithMeg:ed ;o ;elp o  ,her the People of God in southwestern Indiana. [',rs are invited to submit information about eole who "Y benefit by SOme extra prayers and attention, p p ' FUneral services Feb. 17 ... . for Mary Louise Boeglin, who died She is' ere held Feb. 22 at St. James Church, St. James. a  llv" rL" mother_ _ of Father John Boeghn, pastor at Holy 81 :cy-arch, Jasper. . ",,v0rs also include her Ville; f0-- :-- . daughter, Rlta Elpers of Evans- Nur.en sers, Agnes Market, Katherine Tepool, Virginia bed 1  ern, all of Evansville, and Lillian Cutterridge of E1- grat :One brother, Louis Angermeier of Rockport; six bI.':.Uaen, and eight great-grandchildren. Bui]tia, ;l contributions may be made to the St. James . s und, Holy Family Church or St. Meinrad Semi- 'at I C L "Richard Riedford a momber of Hol Redeemer I .Urch,V - .- '  Y I and kinch aaslle, wishes to express his thanks for prayers I Perat' ess following a recent auto accident He is recu- I g at home. hll  Gre, asocial studies teacher at Memorial Hi h ' vansvi . g .habilitat, l!e, is recuperating at the Tri-State Regional zed at St "fzspital. Earlier this year, Gore was hospi- Culties. " Mary s Medical Center because of breathing ta ay be sent to Gore at Tri-State Regional Rehabili- Vil!e IN 47716-5349aospltal; Room 402-, 4100 Covert Avenue; Evans- Services ,t b' 18 at . for Dorothy Fuchs, 67, were held ae S' r "  t" John \\; later ofv,L the Baptist Church, Newburgh. She is ---er James Lex. }.a;'lll!t.,, a parishioner at Sacred Heart Church, ?!lreas is w]l! celebrate her 95th birthday on Feb. 26. Her 11 N. Barker, Evansville, Indiana. 4l:!e;t:e]a d information for PEOPLE WE CARE u, w- ,,ary Ann Huhes- The Messa e, P 0 Box - aSVille rT .... -? " g " " 4 . --- = Ed. L. Lee =, CTR 'F'LETE I,.2,2 [CAL SERVV,. Mortuary [ -('lr FdZCTRIC 'NC 101 North Meridian Street I - LLVILLE p,,,, " WashinQton, IN . 254-3612 I ' l ' . , ,, ,,,I Main Street Pharmacy 217 E. Main St.. Bowntown Waslilngtx Phone: 254-5141 sq. $29.95 sq. ........ $239.81 i PKGS $ RESTAURANT SPECIALIZING IN DELICIOUS GERMAN FOOD PRIME RIB CHARBROILED STEA,K COUNTRY FRIED CHICKEN SEAFOODS SALAD BAR BANQUET ROOM FORPRIVATE PARTIES FOR ALL YOUR CA ITcPJNG IWY., fAIL  1482-2640] E ....... 393 3rd. Ave., Jasper, IN & MILLER "A family name you can trust" 424-9274 to the abortion, except in a before the abortion. medical emergency. Senator Leising said she be- The bill would also require lieves informed consent should that the information include be required for an abortion as the risks of carrying the child it is required for certain other to term and be given verbally surgical procedures. A senator by the referring physician or on the committee tried to the physician performing the weaken the bill by requiring abortion, informed consent for all surgi- "Informed consent has been cal procedures and delete the a priority issue of the Indiana waiting period, but Senator Catholic Conference for many Leising said abortion is differ- years," said M. Desmond ent from other procedures and Aryan, executive director of should merit special language the ICC. "We support the bill in the law. She cited the Indi- because we are concerned ana law which states: "Child- about both the mother and her birth is preferred, encouraged, unborn child." and supported over abortion." The last time such legisla- SEN. JEAN LEISING tion received a vote was in Several women testified in R-OLDEN]BURG 1990 when, after emotional de- support of the bill describing ofrstate level. Coleson noted bate in both chambers, the bill their personal experiences of that 29 other states currently passed the Indiana House but not receiving adequate infor- have informed consent statutes failed by a single vote in the mation about complications in their law and 15 have en- Senate. which resulted from their abor- forceable waiting periods prior On Feb. 15, a Senate corn- tions. Others expressed con- to abortion procedures. mittee heard testimony from cerns about not being informed both sides of the issus and of the fetal development of the Opponents ofthe bill argued passed the bill in a party-line unborn child and alternatives it would place a burden on vote. to abortion, women seeking an abortion. Senator Jean Leising, R-Old- Richard Coleson, an attor- An attorney with the Indiana enhurg, introduced the bill be- hey with Indiana Citizens for Civil Liberties Union said the cause of her concern that Life, said he does not see any bill is biased by using words women may not be receiving constitutional problems with such as the gestational age of this information and may not the bill at either the federal an "unborn child." Fr. Vogler to celebrate silver anniversary By PAUL It. LEINGANG for the Evansville Serra Club Message editor for a three-year term. Father Vogler's first assign- Father Jean F. Vogler, pat- ment, in 1970, was as associate tor of Holy Rosary Church, pastor of St. Theresa Church, Evansville, is celebrating the Evansville. In 1972, he was ap- twenty-fifth anniversary of his pointed associate pastor of ordination. He will preside at Christ the King Church, Mass, at Holy Rosary, on Sun- Evansville. day, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. CST. A In 1973, he was named di- reception will follow, rector of the Catholic Commu- Father Vog]er is a native of nications Office. He began Jasper. After studies at St. teaching at Memorial High Meinrad Seminary and in School in 1975. He also pro- Innsbruck, Austria, he was or- vided weekend assistance at dained a priest in Innsbruck, St. James Church, St. James. Feb. 28, 1970. In 1980, Father Vogler was FATHER JEAN VOGLER During his 25 years as a named pastor of Holy Re- priest, Father Vogler has deemer Church, Evansville. He Boniface Church, in 1987. In served the diocese as associate was appointed pastor of St. 1990, he moved to his current pastor, parish pastor, director Mary Church, Sullivan, and position at Holy Rosary of communications, high school administrator of St. Joan of Church. teacher, school board represen- Arc, Jasonville, in 1986. He was named Dean of the tative, personnel board mem- Father Vogler returned to Evansville East Deanery in ber and dean. He was chaplain Evansville, as pastor of St. 1991. Lent Continued from page 1 On Ash Wednesday, ashes Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfin- Bowl and special collections for are blessed and imposed after ger will preside at Mass on Ash the Church in Eastern Europe, the homily. If there is no Mass, Wednesday at the Pro-Cathe- for Catholic Relief Services, ashes are blessed and distrib- dral of the Most Holy Trinity, and for Holy Places. uted after a Liturgy of the Evansville, March 1, at 12:05 Catholics in the United Word service, p.m. States, from the day after their The Easter Triduum begins The bishop's Lenten and eighteenth birthday to the day with Mass on Holy Thursday Holy Week schedule also in- after their fifty-ninth birthday, evening. The celebration of the cludes the following: are obliged to fast. One full Lord's Passion is held on Good -- Palm Sunday Mass, St. meal a day is allowed, accord- Friday, usually around 3 p.m. Matthew Church, Mount Ver- ing to the 1995 Catholic AI- The Easter Vigil on Holy Sat- non, April 9, 10 a.m. manac, published by Our Sun- urday takes place after dark. -- Chrism Mass, Hol Fam- day Visitor. Father Deering said the ily Church, Jasper, Tuesday, Catholics in the United faithful should be encouraged April 11, 5:30 p.m. States, from the age of 14 to celebrate the sacrament of -- Mass of the Lord's Sup- throughout life, are obliged to Penance during Lent. He noted per, St. Vincent de Paul abstain from meat on Ash that the Paschal Vigil is the Church, Vincennes, Thursday, Wednesday, the Fridays of proper time to celebrate the April 13, 7 p.m. sacraments of initiation, so it  Celebration of the Lord's Lent, and Good Friday. is fitting to defer the baptism Passion, Sts. Peter and Paul of infants to the Easter Season. ' \\; @ Church, Petersburg, Good Fri-  ,, , , -- day, April 14, 3 p.m. Vincennes ' " Bicknell D-O W'N'T-O-WN -- Easter Vigil, St. Simon Church, Washington, Holy Sat- Sandbom (,/r urday, April 15, 8:30 p.m. Monroe City. Princeton,. Patoka k....I#3_lJ  Easter Sunday, St. Joseph 301 M'AtNST.-V1NCENNES. iN(ZSl}I Church, Princeton, April 16, Member F.D.I.C. , , L _ , " I0:30 a:m.