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The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 3 inand Benedictines to celebrate golden anniversaries [sters of the Concep- celebrate ary of their on June 8. isters Mary Elise Sharon Hoehn, Mary Clare and LaVerne Scheller. a Knapp will pre- a.m. Eucharistic be held in church. Benedic- Miller will be reception 2 to 4 p.m. in a native of is the daughter of and Catherine She entered from St. Mary 1945. profession strative ry. From she served at the GUatemala. She Benedict School, and Mater all in Evans- the for- -ge in Fer- degree ege and a administra- j" of Notre Hoehn, a n, is the daughter of the late Herman and Cecilia (Maurer) Hoehn. She entered the monastery from St. Matthew Church, Mount Vernon, in 1945. She made her final pro- fession in 1950. Since last fall, Sister Hoehn has provided supportive services at the monastery. She retired last Octo- ber as senior secretary in the Neu- rology Department of Evanston Hospital, Chicago, where she also ministered in pastoral care. Previously she taught at the elementary and high school level in the schools in the Diocese of Evansville. She has a bachelor's degree from St. Benedict College, a master's degree in sacred stud- ies from St. John University in Collegeville, Minn., and a mas- ter's in religious education from Loyola University in Chicago. Sister Elaine Knapp, a native of Gibson County, is the daugh- ter of the late Joseph and Helen (Reising) Knapp. She entered the monastery from St. James Church, Haubstadt, in 1945. She made her final profession in 1950. Sister Knapp currently pro- vides supportive services and works in religious education at St. Nicholas Church, Santa Claus, Ind., where she has rain- istered for seven years.' She previously taught school in Celestine, Dale, Vincennes, St. Anthony, St. James, Dubois and Evansville, and provided sup- portive services at Holy Name Church, Bloomfield, for eight lie native elected in Belcourt, N.D, Judith of Evansville, s of the of Peace N.D. ,'term will begin in June. is the daughter lsville Emge. She member of the is located on Indian began teaching School; she there in 1968. as executive Ojibwa Indian SISTER JUDITH EMGE 91S COUNTY BANK DLD NATIONAL BMCORP Member FD1C STAR SERVICE BANK HELFRICH Insurance Agency 464-5993 SISTER BASSLER years. She has a bachelor's degree from St. Benedict College. Sister Mary Clare Scheesse- le, a native of Spencer County, is the daughter of the late George and Ida (Griesbaum) Scheessele. She entered the monastery from St. Rupert Church, Red Brush, in 1945. She made her her final pro- fession in 1950. Sister Scheessele currently serves as secretary in the monastery Business Office and as liaison to the sisters' mission in Peru and is a spiritual director. She taught in Evansville at St. Benedict School and Mater Dei High School, where she served as principal from 1961 to I967. She was registrar at St. Benedict Col- lege, served at the monastery as dean of studies, subprioress, and director of Oblates, and was retreat coordinator for Kordes Enrichment Center. She has a bachelor's degree from St. Benedict College and a master's degree from the Univer- sity of Notre Dame. Sister LaVerne Scheller, a native of Vanderburgh County, is SISTER HOEHN SISTER KNAPP SISTER SCHEESSELE the daughter of the late Edward and Rosa (Maurer) Scheller. She entered the monastery from St. Wendel Church, St. Wendel, in 1945. She made her her final pro- fession in 1950. Sister Scheller has:served as mail clerk at the monastery since last August. She began her min- istry in the monastery Vestment Department and taught at St. Joseph, Holy Rosary, Holy SISTER SCHELLER Redeemer, St. Benedict, St. Theresa, Christ the King, and Resurrection schools, all in Evans411e, and St. Mary School, Washington. She has a bachelor's degree from 8t Benedict CoIl and:i:   master's degree with a reading endorsement from the Universi- ty of Evansville, where she also earned a reading specialist license. Two princilmls named in Washington By MARY ANN HUGHES Message staff writer Two new principals have been named for the Washington Catholic school system. Jane Car- nahan has been named principal at Washington Catholic Elemen- tary School, and Richard Math- ena will begin duties this fall as principal of Washington Catholic Middle School. Dennis Bradley is currently principal at all three Washington Catholic schools. He will contin- ue as principal at Washington Catholic High School. Carnahan has been a teacher :ELDHAUS JAMES A. NIEMEIER ass of '70 Mater Dei Class of '69 GEORGE P. HELFRICH Mater Dei Class of '69 !'We support Catholic Education" at Flaget Elementary School, Vin- cennes, since 1990. She holds a B.S. degree from Indiana State Universit3= She is completing all coursework for her M.A. in educational administra- tion this summer. Richard Mathena was prin- cipal at Marian Heights Academ); Ferdinand, from 1993 to 1995. From-1995-97, he taught at St. Mary School in Mount Carmel, Ill. From 1969 through 1.993, he taught English and his- tory at Northeast Dubois ttigh School. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oakland City College, and a master's degree from Indiana State University. JANE CARNA_HAN RICHARD MATHENA ...... Sd:HNEIDER HEATING & A/C. INC. 24 HR SERVICE 428-2665 118 W. Franklin St., Evansville, IN