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=--2 ........... -r=''Ti n ............................... " ' 'Ji m * l''*'.'*'i'J ", * - , , , ,' L J" I'# 'i, i I'  ll'i *A I I'l i'l.i" l I .1 I I It I (4r t.i i4"KI t 6 (4 t I &i I  * . = .  ,  *.  ........  * , * ..... ,  * *'1 J   i ,  S  . l'  #'$ b The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana August 23, 1996 ulletin Bulletin Board Items are se- lected from information submitted in writing by parishes, schools and organizations serving the Catholic community in southwestern Indi- ana. Local times are listed. Deadlines are on Friday for the following Friday's paper. NOTE: Because of the Labor Day holiday, the deadline for next week will be Thursday, Aug. 29, instead of Friday, Aug. 30. Send information to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, O.S.B., BULLETIN BOARD, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville IN 47724-0169. General Interest Annual picnic quilt show, St. Mary Church, Ireland, Thursday, August 29, noon to 7 p.m. More than 85 quilts to be shown. Public invited. Mount. St. Francis Centen- nial celebration picnic, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (EDT). Chicken or ham dinners, drink and ice cream from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m: at $5.50 each, with dis- count for senior citizens and chil- dren. Also bratwurst, fish, chicken breast sandwiches, pork chops and hot dogs. Woodcraft booth, linens, dolls, tool boths, Country , Flea Connection, quilt and special raffles, $4,000 in capital prizes. Balloon lift-offfor annual South- ern Indiana Hot Air Balloon Race. Intersection of Highway 150 and Paoli Pike. Exit 1-64 at 119, 2 miles on left. The Secular Franciscans of the Holy Family Fraternity wil! meet Sept. 1, 2 p.m. at St. Clare's Monastery. All who want to lead a simple gospel lifestyle are invited. Quilts needed for House of Bread and Peace, a homeless shelter for women and their chil- dren. Benedictine Sister Joanna Trainer asks for quilts and other gifts as prizes for their booth at the West Side Nut Club Fall Fes- tival, with o,ne or more awards nightly during festival, if enough quilts are donated. This time-and- talent stewardship project will in- sure continuance of the work of House of Bread and Peace. To make/donate quilts or other gifts, go by 516 Adams Ave., Evansville, or call Sister Joanna at (812) 425- 6754. Exhibit on St. Meinrad's first Abbot until Sept. 29 at the Archabbey library. Father Martin Marty, who arrived at St. Mein- red six years after its founding, was elected the first Abbot in 1870. The display commemorates his colorful life and includes pho- tos and other memorabilia. The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Barbara Crawford, (812) 357- 6501. Oriental Rug Bazaar fundraiser for Mater Dei and Memorial high schools, SpL' 7  14, I0 a.m.'to 8 p.m. daily a Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. (812) 424-5536, ext. 64, or (800) 637-1731. Diamond Jubilee Mass for Legion of Mary, 75th anniver- sary in Diocese of Evansville, Sat- urday, Sept. 7,9 a.m., at St. Bene- dict Church, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. Booster Club pancake break- fast Sept." 8, 8 a.m. to noon, St. Joseph cafeteria, 600 E. Virginia St., Evansville. Cost $2. Proceeds benefit Catholic education. Ursuline Sisters' 26th pic- nic, Mount St. Joseph, Maple Mount, Ky., Sept. 8, from noon on. Barbeque chicken, mutton and pork. $1,000 grand prize, ap- pliqued quilt, other prizes. Cash will be awarded at 4 p.m. Hand- made quilts, crafts, cakes, candy, fruit baskets, plants, bingo. Yard- sale includes collector records. Games for children. Funds will benefit retired Sisters. Annual fall festival at St. Plus Church, Troy, Sept. 8. Fa- mous soup, fried chicken dinners will be served from11 a.m., ham- burgers, Polish sausage. Bring container for carry-out soup. Yard sale, bingo, games for children, cash and quilt raffles, kiddie trac- tor pull, music and antique/clas- sic car exhibit. Music is the Main Course, a dinner theatre with songs from Broadway and movies, Sept. 14 and 15, 7 p.m. in Holy Cross cafe- teria, Fort Branch. Many selec- tions from contemporary hits. Sponsored by the Association of Alumni and Friends of Holy Cross Choir. Catered by Rhonda's Cater- ing, Schnitzelbank. Call for reser- vations: (812) 753-4461 or 753- 4265. 50th reunion, Memorial High School Class of 1946, Sept. 20, 21, 22. Many activities planned. Sat evening Mass, din- ner, dancing at the Executive Inn, Evansville. For information call Jody Fahrer, (812) 424-2567 or Lucie Hayden, 422-8914. Annual Golden Jubilee Sun- day, Oct. 6, 2 p.m., at Holy Re- deemer Church, 918 W. Mill Rd., Evansville. All couples married 50 years or more by the end of 1996 are invited to attend. If you have not received an invitation by Fri- day, Sept. 20, please call Kristel Riffert, Catholic Charities, (812) 423-5456. Big Bingo Spectacular, Octo- ber 20 at Vanderburgh Audito- rium Gold Room. Pots from $300 to $1,000; total give-away $10,000. Tickets $50 per person; corporate tables of 8, $400. Seated dinner promptly at 5:30 p.m.; bingo from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Make checks payable to Evansville Catholic High Schools; and mail to P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169, or call (812) 424- 5536, ext. 64 for information. Reunion and dance for alumni Of St. Anthony, Evansville, Oct. 26 in the former school building. The dance will feature DJ Ken Wallace. "Further information and reservation forms will be mailed early in September. Fifteenth fall craft sale, St. Philip Church, St; Philip, Oc- tober 27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., spon- sored by the Ladies' Club. Table- space is $15. To reserve space call Carla Wildeman, (812) 985-9177. Card Party Pumpkins, Pumpkins Every. where, fall card party, Thurs- day, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., St. Agnes Church, 1600 Glendale Ave., vansville. Grocery raffle, Chi- nese auction, country store, tast- ing table, half-pot, special raffle, money tree. Donation $2.50. Spon- sored by St. Agnes Altar Society. Classes/Workshops Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes dis- crimination experiment will be presented in a lecture program by Jane Elliott, Sept. 16, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Cecilian Auditorium at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. E1- liott, one of Peter Jennings' ABC- TV's Person(s) of the Week, is the adapter of the dynamic exercise. Her work has been covered by two award-winning documentaries. Visions and Revelations of the Book of Daniel, chapters 6 through 12, as introduction to the book of Revelations (continued), Thursdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 7 to 9 p.m., Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Fa- ther Donald C. Dilger, Teacher of Scripture, examines mysterious biblical symbols. Bible required. Reserve morning or evening space by calling Activities Dept., (812) 424-5536. Tuition is $5 per session or $20 for the six sessions. Walk- ins also welcome. German-American Customs, Beliefs, and Traditions, Elder- hostel workshop Sept. 15 to 20, Kordes Enrichment Center, Fer- dinand. The program, for persons 55 and older, will explore the in- fluence of German-speaking im- migrants on American culture. Presenters will be Drs. Ruth and Eberhard Reichmann. Cost of $300 includes meals and double occupancy lodgings; single avail- able at extra charge. To register contact Elderhostel, 75 Federal St., Third Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1941, or call (617) 426- 8056, and indicate Kordes' code, 14499. Ingredients of Spirituality, beginning of the Catholic Spiritu- ality Series Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in St. Anthony cafeteria, 704 First Ave., Evansville. Presenter is Benedictine Sister Jeanne Voges. Bring bag lunch; drinks furnished. Future sessions will feature Father John Buckel, scrip- ture scholar from St. Meinrai on Dec. 14, and Bishop Gettelfinger on centering prayer, March 15, 1997. Public invited. One-day national aerobic cer- tification workshop Saturday or Sunday, Sept. 28 or 29, Welborn Hospital, Mulberry Fitness Center, Evansville. Covered in the work- shop are basic aspects of teaching group exercise, fundamentals of ex- ercise evaluation/training princi- ples. Registrants receive an in- structer's manual to help prepare for the certification exam to be held at the end of the day. Approved for continuing education credits. Co- sponsored by Welborn Hospital and National Dance Exercise Instrnc- tor's Training Association. Descrip- tive brochure available. Call (800) 237-6242. Space limited. Dance Annual Junior Mental Health Foundation benefit dance Aug. 24, 9 to midnight, V.F.W. Post 1114, 110 North Wabash Ave., Evansville. Music by Temple Airs. $5 per person; tickets available at the Post or at the door. For more information call (812) 477-6952. Retreats Retreat for African Ameri- cans: Lord, What Must I Do? Friday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. to Sunday, Sept. 15, 2:30 p.m., Fa- tima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retreatmaster will be Cyprian Rowe of Balti- more, dean for student services and multicultural affairs for grad- uate school of social work at Uni- versity of Maryland. He will ex- amine the prophet and the liberator in Black culture, and participants will discuss common questions and share in praise and worship. Cost is $110 single, $180 couple. Financial assistance avail- able. Registration deadline is Sept. 3. (317) 545-7681. Conference Retreat for Men, Courage to Accept the Lord's Love, Mount St. Joseph Center, 8001 Cummings Rd., Maple Mount, Ky., Sept. 13, 5 p.m. to Sept. 15, after lunch. Retreat director is Rev. Paul J. Clifford, SJ, of Loy- ola Academy. Cost is $100 for re- treat, six meals and accommoda- tions. Registration deadlinei Aug. 26; $25 deposit. Kathy Payne, (502) 229-4103, ext. 13 for credit card registration. Legion of Mary weekend re- treat, Oct. 11 to 13, Sarto Retreat House, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., with Father Bill Casey, C.P.N., re- treat master. Call Mary Helen Laval, (812) 476-3511 for reserva- tions and more information. Summer Socials St. Vincent de Paul, Vin- cennes, August 25, ii a.m. to 3 p.m. Chicken dinner in the shel- ter house, quilt raffle, country store, kids' games, bingo. St. Martin, Whitfield Hog Roast, August 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Men's Club. Dinners include baked beans, potato salad, dessert and drink, and will be served in the air-con- ditioned parish center. Cost is $5 adults and $3 children 12 and under. St. Martin is located 3 miles south of Loogootee or 15 miles north of Jasper on highway 231. Jim Todd, (812) 295-3887. All Saints Church, Can- nelburg, August 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Amish quilt auction, Amish lunches, Amish baked goods, horse and buggy rides, Altar So- ciety craft booth. St. Mary, Daviess County, August 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Amish quilt raffle (quilt auction inside hall), Altar Society craft booths (inside), woodcrafts, baked goods, dumplings, noodles. Raffle: first prize quilt, second prize paintings, third and fourth prizes, $100, fifth prize crocheted afghan. St. Mary, Ireland picnic, September 8, serving chicken and beef dinners 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the cafeteria; Serving chicken dinners outdoors from 11 a.m. (carry-outs available). Grand prize: 8 days in Hawaii for 4, air- fare, accommodations included, or $3,000 cash. Additional $3,000 in cash prizes. 85 quilts, hand- worked pillowcases; soup, country store, bingo, games, raffles. Lots of parking space. St. Wendel, St. Wendel, September 15, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., chicken dinners, quilts, paddle weel, Chinese auction, children's games, petting zoo: Support Groups :Manic Depression Support group, meets first and third Wednes- day of each month, 7 to 8 p,m., Dea- coness Hospital, Evansville, Room 226. (812) 426-2640. :Survivors of Suicide, first Monday of each month, Trinity United Methodist Church, 216 S.E. Third Street, Evansville. (812) 426-2640. :Infertility support group Tuesday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m., Room. 101 C of Welborn's Mulberry Cen- ter, 401 S.E. Sixth St., Evansville.' New Obsessive-Compulsive support group, first Wednesday each month at St. Mary's Medical Center, Rooms 1 and 2, 6 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by Mental Health As- sociation. (812) 426-2640. Hypertension support group, Listenidg Hearts, Tuesday, Aug. 27, ECHO Health Center, 713 N. Second Ave., Evansville. Partici- pants-share ideas andlearn how to better care for themselves and their families. Families Facing Cancer, sup- port group for persons with cancer, their families and friends, will meet August 28, 7 p.m. for group sharing, Deaconess Hospital, Room B201, 600 Mary St., Evansville. Free parking; wheelchairs avail- able. Sponsored by American Can- cer Society and Deaconess. Trips/Tours Bus trip to Gibault School and Honey Creek Mall, August 24, leaving Knights of ColumbUs, 2901 W. Maryland St., at 9:45 a.m. Visit shopping mall and Gibault School for Boys, return" ing to K of C at 9 p.m. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Councu No. 565. For reservations: Char- lie Castleman, 985-5549. St. Ben's Social Club's trip to New Orleans Sept. 9 through 14. If interested call Charlieor Lillian Woerz, (812) 476-8758. churches of St. Louis tour October 17, sponsored by the Ms- ture Adult Group of St. John New" burgh. Featured will be the Shrine of St. Joseph and the Basilica of St. Louis (Old Cathedral), followed by Mass at noon, St. John, Apostle and Evangelist Church, and lunch at Union Station. The group will then see St. Francis Xavier Church on St. Louis University campus, concluding the tour" at Cathedral of St. Louis. $39 in." cludes motorcoach fare coffee and donuts, and tours at St. Joseph, College Church, and the Cathe" dral. For reservations, call or wrlw Ken Meyer, Box 164, New Her" mony, IN 47631, (812) 682-4477. In the Footsteps of P al' $1,388 includes first-class howl in Athens, two meals/day, coaches, round-trip from St. LoUls. Golden Frontier, Catholic shrine Pilgrimage (618) 234-1445, or Fa" ther Henry, (812) 476-7186. airfare from New York, aecOmm" dations, full breakfast, dinner 47715, (812) 477-6750- Youth/Young Young Adult trip .to tanooga Sept. 6-8,.led by "''n =..d Eppler, director ot you.e Dio" young adult ministry mr , cese of Evansville. Trip featUre whitewater rafting, dow ' Ocoee River (Olympic site), a staying with young adult g-oup Our Lady of Perpetua "'-" arish Must be 18 by day of de ;arture and be willing to d,.so; t young adult ministry issueS. is $20. For reservations call Mar" celia, (800) 63"7-1731 or (812) 424, 5536. to the and r civilit broad' it say It a Which Chris rnyste "No wor ;ion e ap ol e ex a re t r ;tio] the ti led, C urc sp sto rk i ml l t W: o h tfi tire ['he