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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana July 1' Bulletin Board guidelines, in brief: Submit items in writing, a week before the desiredpublica- tion date (always on Friday). Gen- erally, items for specific events are published twice before the event or registration deadline. Final selec- tion and frequency is subject to editorial judgment. Mail or Fax items to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, The Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN47724-0169. General Interest St. Theresa raffle quilts dis- play, July 12 after 4 p.m. Mass and July 13, after 8, 9:30, 11 a.m. Masses. St. Theresa cafeteria, 700 Herndon Dr., Evansville. An overview of A Promise to Keep chastity/abstinence pro- gram, July 16, 7 p.m., K of C, Main St., Jasper. Presenter will be Eve Jackson, coordinator of the program for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Persons who wish to hear about the program and those interested in exploring possible implementation of A Promise to Keep beyond the parish level, both civic and religious communi- ties, are invited. This peer-min- istry-based and counter-cultural effort focuses on the promotion of chastity. St. Wendel Knights of St. John/Auxiliary 30th bierstube July 17, 18 and 19, each evening at the Knights Home, St. Wendel. Polka dance contest July 17, 8 p.m. in the Beer Garden, with tro- phies for top three couples. A tro- phy will also be awarded for the best traditional costume. The Neal Kraft Polka Band will provide music for dancing and entertain- ment. Snacks and sandwiches available. No admission is charged Thursday night. The Heritage Band will be featured Friday evening, and the Danny Krause Band Saturday. Both Friday and Saturday, whole hog sausage and fried chicken dinners will be served from 5 p.m. Carry-outs available. Free parking and bus service. St. Philip Ladies Club Rum- mage Sale July 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 19, noon to 5 p.m., St. Philip air-conditioned center, 3500 St. Philip Rd., Evansville. Bag sale begins noon Saturday. Contact Betty Postletheweight, (812) 985-5540. Mater Dei High Schol sports physicals, Evansville, Thursday, July 24. for all students planning to play any sport. Boys at 8 a.m. in the gym; girls at 9 a.m. in the cafe- teria. Mater Dei Band Boosters, serving tenderloins, cheese sticks and lemon shake-ups at the Cen- ter City Riverfest, Evansville, July 31 through August 2. Saturday, golf scramble, luncheon, riverboat excursion, and dinner- dance at Germania Maennerchor. Call Doris Kissel Dillback, (812) 422-5907 or Nancy Braker Hay- den, (812) 477-7597. Mail reser- vations to Dick Roe, 222 S. Red Bank Rd., Evansville, IN 47712. Classes/Workshops Two week-end courses this fall, St. Meinrad School of Theolo- gy: Infant baptism in the postcon- ciliar American Catholic Church, taught by Benedictine Father Kurt Stasiak, weekends of Sept. 6 and 7, Oct. 11 and 12, and Nov. 8 and 9. Biomedical Morality: Interfacing Ethics and Pastoral Care, taught by Paulist Father Richard Sparks, associate pastor of Old St. Mary's Church in Chicago, weekends of Sept. 20 and 21, Oct. 25 and 26, and Nov. 15 and 16. These three- credit-hour, graduate-level cours- es require registration by Aug. 15. Cost is $224 per credit hour, $149 per audit hour. Contact Office of Continuing Education, (812) 357- 6599 or (800) 730-9910. Cursillo Ultreya Information: Second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand. Fourth Monday, Providence Home base- ment, Jasper, 7 p.m. Fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., Resurrection, Evansville. Fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., St. John, Newburgh; third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Holy Cross, Fort Branch. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mary, Evansville. Information: (812) 423-9300. Dinners Chicken dinners by Holy Cross Church, Fort Branch, nightly at Gibson County Fair Activities Building, Princeton, July 13 to 19, 4 to 9 p.m. $4.50 plus drink. Also served will be pork burgers, chicken nuggets and fries. Proceeds support elementary school, pre-school, before/after school care and day care. Spiritual growth Eucharistic Devotion, second Sunday of the month, 2 to 3 p.m., St. Anthony Church, Evansville. Summer Socials St. John the Baptist, New- burgh, July 11 and 12, Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. each day. 1997 Plymouth Grand Voy- ager, tickets $20 each 'or three for $50, to he raffled July 12. Fried chicken and chicken and dumpling dinners Friday and Saturday only. Food booths all three nights. Games, rides, Chinese auction, bingo, quilt, patio set, and grocery raffles. St. John School, Newburgh, is forming an alumni associa- tion and seeks names/addresses of graduates of the school. Gradu- ates or others with information about alumni should call Judy Lopez, (812) 853-8511, or Tammi (Lopez) Dant, 853-5722. Reunion Mass and reception planned for August 30, 2 p.m. Big Bingo Spectacular, Sat- urday, October 18, 4:30 p.m., Van- derburgh auditorium Gold Room, Evansville, to benefit Mater Dei and Memorial high schools. Fortieth reunion, Memorial class of '57, October 24 and 25. Bonfire and wiener roast on the banks of Ohio River Friday night. St. joseph, Evansville, July U and 12, Friday and Satur- day. Chicken and roast beef din- ners in the cafeteria Saturday, fish and ham Friday, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Carry-outs after 4 p.m. Cash raffle, adults and children's rides, bingo, food booths, quilt raffle, games for all ages. corpus Christi, Evansville. July 12 and 13, Saturday and Sunday. Open 4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. Sunday. Pork barbecue dinners 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, fried chicken dinners 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; carry-outs available. Big raffle, Chinese auction, children's "games, bingo. Hourly attendance prizes. Metro Country Band nightly. St. Theresa, Evansville, July 17, 18 and 19, Thursday, Fri. day and Saturday, chicken and roast beef dinners served cafete- ria style, 4 to 7 p.m., no waiting; cash raffle, Chinese auction, quilts, rides, games. Sacred Heart, Evansville, July 20, Sunday. Chicken or ham dinners with dressing, dumplings and all the trimmings, starting 11 a.m. in air-conditioned cafeteria. Carryouts available. Over $19,000 in cash and prizes to be given away. Quilt raffle, refreshments, games, Chinese auction, kids' park. St. John Chrysostom, New Boston, July 20, Sunday. Annu- al summer picnic with roast beef dinners served from 11 a.m. Sand- wiches including hamburgers; famous New Boston soup. Raffle with 95 prizes, games, country store, bingo, paddlewheel. Raffle at 6 p.m. St. Thomas, Knox County, July 20, Sunday, rite miles south of Vincennes, by US 41. Chicken dinners served from 11 a.m., fric- assee, hamburgers, soft drinks, booths; crafts, basket raffle. St. Benedict, Evansville, July 24, 25 and 26, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Big money raffle, chicken and roast beef dinners, white elephant booth, quilt raffle and fancy quilt raffle, children's games, amuse- ment rides, food booths, games, Chinese auction and crafts. St. Matthew, Mount Vernon, July 27, Sunday. Roast beef din- ners, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ten-quilt raffle, special quilt raffle, 5-K run at 6 p.m., autographed baseball raffle, games, crafts, dunking booth, Chinese auction, country store, cash raffle. Bingo starts about 6 p.m. St. Joseph, Vanderburgh County, July 27, Sunday. Chicken dinners starting 10 a.m. Games, quiet raffle, food booths. Support Groups Family caregiver support group introductory meeting July 23, 3 to 5 p.m. at Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), 610 E. Walnut St., Room 204, Evans- ville. Groups will encourage the care of self, physically, emotion- ally and spiritually, and will exchange ideas and solutions with other earegivers. Attendees will receive information on avail- able resources for caregivers and help in utilization of resources. No fee. For reservations call (812) 425-3561, ext. 4590. St. Bernard, Rockport, July 25 and 26, Friday and Satur- day. Home-cooked dinners, famous turtle soup, bingo, quilts, Chinese auction, games of chance, classic car give-away (1966 Corvette '427' Roadster) ................. (812).421-2800. Possibilities for Healing, a group for women who have expe- rienced childhood sexual abuse, begins July 24 and meets every other week for 10 sessions ending November 13. Meetings are 6 to 8 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 123 N.W. Fourth St., Evansville. Lead- ers Katherine Powell and Gene Schadler will offer a short-term approach in solution-focused ther- apy. Call Catholic Charities, (812) 423-5456, by July 17 to arrange an initial individual session. AI Anon Family Groups, fel- lowships of people whose lives and families have been affected by alcoholism. Daily meetings. meets the month 7:15 tian Weinbach Ave., group ing to famil the death of (812) 424-9 2224, anytime. Holy trip to Clarksville, portation, Bill TenBarge, Youth The camp, July 13 to 1. Swim, ride bike, canoe, enjoy faith. 1731 Servers post, July to 4:30 pa mation, part of being bikes, and Cost on 637-1731 or . /: f