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July,10,1998 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 7 Novices, first vows at Ferdinand of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand novices and two have professed first vows at ' Immaculate Conception. Cathy Robinson and Michelle Sinkhorn have tered the novitiate, a time of intense study and spiritual for vowed membership in the religious commu- They have been postulants, which is the first state of mem- bership in the religious commu- nity, since August 24, 1997. Sister Maria Luisa Garcia and Sister Mary Jo Ressel have made their first profession of vows. They entered the monastic com- munity in 1996, and began their novitiate year in 1997. Before entering the commu- nity, Susan Deig was assistant product manager for Creative Expressions Group in Indianapo- SISTER SUSAN lis, which is her hometown. Her name in religious life is Sis- DEIG ter Susan. As she began her novitiate, she ' excited and joyful to become a novice and to Ully to this community, which has been SOUrce of life and love for me. rd to learning more about living the Benedic- of prayer, work, service and love." CATHY 3N Cathy Robinson, also from Indianapolis, worked as a regis- tered nurse at Riley Children's Hospital there. Her name in religious life is Sis- ter Cathy Ann. At her entrance into the novi- tiate, she said, "It is through many affirmations from family, friends and the Sisters of this community, and the peace and happiness within myself, that I am now ready to move into the novitiate. "I am looking ahead with LOW 00, all our clients for their confidence in Fleck Insurance ' Agency, Inc. Jasper, Indiana JASPER LUMBER CO. COMPLETE BUILDING SERVICE Ph: 482-1125 RT. 4, JASPER 00T0, 00ib0. Christian Books & Gifts Bey & Charlie Mendel, owners (!12)634-T/I 416. Jasper, IN47546 SISTER MICHELLE SINKHORN SISTER MARIA LUISA GARCIA SISTER MARY JO RESSEL excitement, knowing this means achieving an even deeper com- mitment to seeking God in my life." Michelle Sinkhorn was born in Borden, Ind. Before entering the monastery, she worked as a nanny. Her name in religious life is Sis- ter Michelle Catherine. At her entrance into the novi- tiate, she said, "I am excited to take another step deeper into reli- gious life and eager to become more a part of this community. Sister Maria Luisa Garcia is from E1 Paso, Texas. Before enter- ing the Ferdinand communit), she worked as a social service caseworker at the Texas Depart- ment of Human Services in E1 Paso. She describes herself as "excit- ed and very grateful to God for calling me to live this life and to my family, friends and all my Sis- ters in community for their lov- ing support and prayers." In honor of her Mexican-Amer- ican heritage, she pronounced her vows in both English and Span- ish. Sister Mary Jo Ressel was born and raised in Kelso, Mo. Before entering the monastery, she was senior secretary at the Campus Assistance Center, Southeast Missouri State Univer- sity. On the occasion of her first pro- fession, she said, "In my journey to this point, I never imagined how peaceful and blesstK11 could feel, as I do right now." i i ii RUXER FORD - LINCOLN - MERCURY WHOLESALE , RETAIL CUSTOM PROCESSING MERKLEY & SONS PACKING CO., INC. 3994 W. 180 N. Happy Birthday! Father Joseph Erbacher, pastor of St. Peter Church, Mont- gomery, and All Saints Church, Cannelburg, celebrates his birthday July 18. Father David Fleck, pastor of St. Philip Church, St. Philip, celebrates his birthday July 20. Anniversary of ordination Father Kenneth Steckler, associate pastor at St. Joseph Church, Jasper, was ordained to the priesthood July 13, 1996. Golden anniversary Congratulations to Melvin and Mary IMoers) Laymon as thev celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. They are parishioners at Resurrection Church, Evansville. Summer Social profits at St. Agnes Tim and Becky Klingler were in charge of this year's Sum- mer Social at St. Agnes Church, Evansville. The parish social netted a profit of over $41,0, a new record. Anniversaries at Holy Family Congratulations to couples at Holy Family Church, Jasper, celebrating wedding anniversaries: Fred and Patricia Hollinden, 44 years; Jack and Diane Williams, 45 years; Leo and Mildred Hochgesang, 53 years; Sylvester and Anita Merter, 55 years; Clemens and Cornelia Knebel, 58 years; Cyril and Henrietta Mehringer, 56 years; Gilbert and Lucille Weyer, 57 years; Roman and Lilla Mae Stenftenagel, 57 years; John and Rose Schwindel, 46 years; Ralph and Mary Merkley, 48 years; Fred and Gloria O'Brien, 43 years; Mau- rice and Marie Melchior, 52 years; Lawrence and Martina Stretcher, 50 years. Dean's List Shannon Walsh of Newburgh has been named to the Dean's List at Franciscan University of Steubenvilie. 53 years Congratulations to Dick and Betty Freihaut as they cde- brate their fifty-third wedding anniversary. , , , They are parishioners at Nativity Church, Evansville. Please send information for I JASPER 482-1200 AROUND THE DIOCESE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. , Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The Hear it from the source! e-mail address is message@evans- Vatican Radio Subject: Around the Die- cese. World News The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. Mon, - Fd. at 5:30 p.m. the Friday before publication. Only on ...... WUEV-FM 91.5 IIIlll I IIII .... ,,,,,_ .... ! i, i i rill University of Evansville ---, ....... Wendell Knights Ontheairoronyourcomputerat 482-7020 www.evansville.edW-wuevweb WASH,NG'rON-SHOALS-LOOGOOTEE i Auxiliary Annual co,c INSURANCE SERVICE WS BROS. Auto! Home! Fire & Life! I .]L,TH CAR. ierstube Your Personal Service Agent , __CY James L. Will Ins. 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