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r 4 The Mes'age -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana T0000her of the Year Seven teachers to be honored for their years of service to By MARY ANN HUGHES Message staff writer During the Teacher of the Year awards banquet, which will be held May 4 in Evans- ville, six teachers with 20 years of service in Catholics schools in the diocese will be recognized. Janice Fray, a teacher at Good Shepherd School, Evansville, will receive recognition for 30 years of ser- vice in diocesan schools. Phyllis Beshears, director of schools, noted the importance of recognizing these teachers: "Teachers who have worked in our schools for 20 or 30 years have touched many lives. They have committed a major por- tion of their own lives to chil- dren. They have given gener- ously to our efforts of educating the students of our diocese. Many adults in our To attend catechetical leadership conference James Corr, diocesan director of religious education, will attend the annual meeting of the National Conference of Cat- echetical Leadership, April 10 -- 14. The meeting will be held in Fort Mitchell, Ky., near Cincinnati, Ohio. Three special sessions will address issues of the new Cate- chism of the Catholic Church, which is to be available to the general Catholic public on June 22 Youth volunteers to be recognized Youth volunteers from Perry, Spencer and Dubois counties will be honored at a special Youth Excelling in Service (YES!) reception, at Marian Heights Academy, April 18 at 7 p.m. EDT. Students honored are sixth, seventh and eighth graders who take the extra time to give of themselves, according to Benedictine Sister Jenny Schmitt, program coordinator. "Primarily the program is to encourage students to have service as an integral part of their lives and to affirm those who are already choosing to reach out to those in need by sharing what they have with others," said Sister Schmitt. Every school and church in the three county area has been invited to submit the name of one student who is outstanding in the area of service. All nominees will be recognized, and an overall winner will receive a $50 savings bond and a plaque. Voter registration correction Indiana residents who are not registered to vote have until April 4 to register to vote in the May 3 primary election. An article originating with the Indiana Catholic Conference, in the March 25 issue of the Message, incorrectly listed the deadline date. Day of Prayer scheduled Members of the Ohio Valley American Family Association of Indiana are encouraging participation in a National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plans for a gathering near the Civic Center in Evansville include music by the Evansville Brass Quintet and a speech by Eric Miller, president of Citizens Concerned for the Con- stitution. Diocese of Owensboro begins Project Rachel Women who have had abortions may feel alienated from God, their loved ones and even themselves. "Project Rachel" helps women who have had abortions to find healing and rec- onciliation. "Project Rachel" provides a sensitive, private and confiden- tial experience. A woman who has had an abortion is pro- vided counseling free of charge, as well as an opportunity to participate in 12-step support groups. Persons interested may call (800) 822-5824 in Western Kentucky, or contact Franciscan Sister Judy Morris, Director of the Office of Social Concerns for the Diocese of Owensboro, (502) 683-1545. In the Diocese of Evansville, persons may call Catholic Charities, (812) 423-5456. Additional contribution received An additional amount of $5,190 from the Diocese of Evans- ville has been received by the Tri-Conference Retirement Of- rice, for the Retirement Fund for Relious. That amount, added to an earlier amount reported at $32,500, brings the total diocegan contribution to $37,690. Easter Mass broadcast schedule changed The;Catt/olic Mass, broadcast on WTVW Channel 7, Evansirille, .will be transmitted on Easter Sunday at 8:30 a.m; CDT: The Mass is broadcast on other Sundays at 10 a.m'CT. -" " i , - , diocese today have been touched by these men and women who have served us so long and so well." The teachers who will re- ceived special recognition in- clude: Janice Fray began teaching at Good Shepherd School in 1964. She currently teaches fifth grade. Judy Blankenberger is cur- rently the principal at Resur- rection School, Evansville. She spent 13 years, from 1973 to 1987, at St. Wendel School in St. Wendel. Terri Hilderbrand has worked at Washington Catholic Middle School and High School since 1974. She has taught physical education and health and currently serves as guidance counselor. Karen Kyle is a second grade teacher at Sts. Peter and Paul School in Haubstadt. Be- fore beginning her teaching du- ties in Haubstadt in 1979, she taught at St. Joseph School, Evansville, and at Resurrec- tion School, Evansville. Martha Render began working at St. James School, St. James, in 1990; she is cur- rently school principal. She has also taught at Holy Re- deemer School, Evansville; Westside Catholic Consoli- Stewardship by the Book Very early in the morning after the sab- bath, Mary Magda- lene went to the tomb to anoint Jesus' body with precious oils. The reward of this good and conscientious steward was to be among the first to know that Jesus had been raised from the dead! Aleluia! J Vincennes Bicknell ........... Sandborn Monroe City Princeton Patoka Member F.D.I.C. LinCo Coffee Services Total Beverage Distributor Indiana - Illinois - Kentucky 46 Varieties of Coffees and Teas WHATEVER YOUR TASTE, VACATION RENTAL NEW 14 x 70 MOBILE FULLY FURNISHED, UT PAID NEAR OCALA, FL For more info, call 812-275-2868 dated School, Evansville; St. Matthew School, Mount Ver- non; St. Bernard School, Rock- port, and at St. Joseph School, Evansville. Rose Rogge began teaching in Catholic schools in the dio- cese in 1971. She taught at Good Shepherd School, Evans- ville, until 1980 and began teaching at Mater Dei High School Alice Joyce at St. Be port, from 1967 tO" then began again in 1979. The Teacher of the i gram is sponsored sage and the ........ Education. ORGANIST POSITI Holy Rosary Church in Evansville. bilities include two services Sunday * 13. Position expandablel Compensatlo tive. Must be knowledgeable of practice. Call 477-8923 EASTER I IIll FROM News Pub] Comp . TELL CITY, IN PRINTERS FOR WEB OFFSET Every weekend t. Total CommunicatlOtl with an A.S.L. int Father Henry uses voice signs. All Homilies are the Hard-of-Hearing For schedules and In Fr. Henry