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ly29,1994 ? The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 7 !er Kathleen Burke, above left, and Sister Marjorie e will profess perpetual vows Aug. 13 at St. Mary-of- oods. Sister Funke taught at Memorial High School, ville. ir00.00r Memorial to irer Memorial High ol teacher Sister Mar- b lanke will profess perpet- 0ws as a Sister of Provi- :e on Aug. 13 at St. Y F-i he-Woods. Was born in Beech Grove, ,the daughter of Robert and Ea"e; (Kidwell) Funke. She the Sisters of Providence 82 from St. Patrick Church ii m apolis. Currently teaches at St. as High School in Hunt- ?ark, Cal She is a gradu- if St. Mary-of-the-Woods ge. r Kathleen Burke, a na- zi Gary, Ind., will also be iSir g perpetual vows Aug. Happy Birthday! Father Hilary Vieck, pastor of St. Peter Church, Linton, and moderator at Holy Name Church, Bloomfield, cele- brates his birthday Aug. 1. Father Raymond Reising, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birth- day Aug. 1. He resides at Villa Maria, 1640 Lincoln Ave., Evansville IN 47714. Father David Nunning, pas- tor of St. Wendel Church, St. Wendel, celebrates his birthday Aug. 3. Anniversaries of ordination Father Robert Kress, a priest of the Diocese of Evans- ville, was ordained a priest Aug. Give y00qur graduate something they can really use. A direction. Covenant House Faith Community how a graduate who's still searching for their next move? Tell m they can put what they've learned--and what they ie re -- to work by putting the Gospel into action. enant House Faith Community is Christian men and women all ages, helping the truly forgotten  homeless kids. Members rnmit themselves to 13 months of service helping young people tile living in a lay Christian community dedicated to a prayerful .tylc. ith Community is a vibrant, action-oriented and deeply i!itaal challenge. No special talents or religious knowledge required. What it takes is a commitment to God, fellow nmunity members and the homeless kids of our city streets. I your graduate about this richly rewarding challenge of a time. Where they can put their education  and their h  to work. ;:; Write or call: Orientation Director, . Covenant House Faith Community, Dept. B i J46 W. 17th Street, New York, NY 10011 {212) 727.4971 I I I lt, Ft)tt kaudcrd.dc N Orh: m Ih,ut n * l, Anles An,.hofage 1-btoato Oakland City's First Communicants Seven children made up this year's First Communion class at Blessed Sacrament Church in Oakland City. They include, front row, Stevie Culbertson, Josh Davis, Christi Stolz Katy Russo, Mary Kae Martin, Brittney Doerner and Lauren Moore. They are with, back row, Gina Dupps, teacher, Deacon Bob Hayden, pastoral life coordinator, and Fathex Felix Preske, a retired priest in residence at the parish. 6, 1958. He lives at St. Paul Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, N.J. 08542. Deacon anniversaries Stephen Hall Jr. of Holy Cross Church, Fort Branch, was ordained a deacon Aug. 3, 1985. James Cavera was ordained a deacon Aug. 6, 1983. Happy Birthday! Benedictine Sister Doris Marie Knebel, principal at Holy Spirit School, Evans- ville, celebrates her birthday Aug. 4. Laurie Schopmeyer, assis- tant principal at Westside Catholic Consolidated School, Evansville, celebrates her birthday Aug. 7. Abbey Press Gerald Wilhite has been named Chief OPerating Officer at Abbey Press, St. Meinrad. Wilhite, d Haubstadt native, lives with his wife Laurie and their three children in Santa Claus. Please send information for AROUND THE DIOCESE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication. Monks observe jubilees of profession On July 24, Benedictine Fa- thers Simeon Daly, Harold Hammerstein and Rupert Ost- dick celebrated their golden ju- bilees of profession and Bene- dictine Brother Samuel Weber celebrated his silver jubilee. Father Simeon taught reli- gion and liturgy at St. Meinrad and served as assistant librar- ian for two years. In 1951, he was appointed head librarian, a position he still holds. He also served as subprior for three years, from 1975 to 1978. He served the American Theological Library Associa- tion as a board member from 1973 to 1976, as president from 1979 to 1981, and as exec- utive secretary from 1985 to 1990. * Father Harold was born in 1923 in Evansville. He pro- fessed his vows in 1944, and was ordained in 1948. A teacher of physical education in the former minor seminary at St. Meinrad for many years, he also served for a time as Mortuary [ 101 North Meridian Street Washington, IN 254-3612 i i i HAUBSTADT ELECTRIC Licensed. Bonded. 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He has also served the monastic com- munity as subprior since 1986. Brother Samuel has been on the School of Theology fac- ulty since 1976, He is adjunct instructor in Latin and Pas- toral Studies and has been on the college faculty as assistant professor of Latin since 1984, Throughout his life as a monk, he has served as one of the monastery's organists and is very involved in ecumenical groups in the area of monasti- cism and litur,.