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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana August 30, 1996 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. Send information to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, O.S.B., BULLETIN BOARD, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville IN 47724-0169. General Interest 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 discount for se- nior citizens and children. Also bratwurst, fish, chicken breast sandwiches, pork chops and hot dogs. Woodcraft booth, linens, dolls, tool boths, Country Flea Connection, quilt and special raf- fles, $4,000 in capital prizes. Bal- loon lift-off for annual Southern Indiana Hot Air Balloon Race. In- tersection of Highway 150 and Paoli Pike. Leave 1-64 at exit 119; then, 2 miles on left. The Secular Franciscans of the Holy Family Fraternity will meet Sept. 1, 2 p.m. at St. Clare's Monastery. All who want to lead a simple gospel lifestyle are invited. Nativity Church Rummage Sale FridaySept. 6, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m. to noon, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville. Sponsored by Nativity Woman's Club. 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 gils as prizes for their booth at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, with one or more awards nightly during festival, if enough quilts are donated. This time-and-talent stewardship project will insure continuance of the work of House of Bread and Peace. To make/do- nate quilts or other gifts, go by 516 Adams Ave., Evansville, or call Sister Joanna at (812) 425-6754. Oriental Rug Bazaar fundraiser for Mater Dei and Memorial high schools, Sept. 7  14, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. (812) 424-5536, exL 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. Bone- 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 $2.00. Pro- ceeds 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 from 11 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. Saturday evening Mass, dinner, dancing at Executive Inn, Evansville.. For information call "ey- --r  noe Jody Fahrer, (812) 424-2567 or Lucie Hayden, 422-8914. ....... ..... Annual Men's Club burgoo and raffle, Sunday, Sept. 29, St. Philip cafeteria, 3500 S. St. Philip Rd. Carryouts begin at 8:30 a.m. and cafeteria serving begins at 11 a.m., with burgoo, hamburgers, pies and drinks. Register to win a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 X 4 and other prizes. Drawing at 3 p.m. $10,000 cash raffle at St. Joseph Church, Dale. First prize $6,000; second, $3,000; third, $1,000. Tickets $10 each from any parishioner or from St. Joseph Church, Rt. 1, Box 308, Dale, IN 47523. Drawing October 6. 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. Eighteenth annual craft fest, St. John the Baptist Church, 625 Frame Rd., Newburgh, Sat- urday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A few spaces available to rent. Call Theresa, (812) 858-9842, for in- formation and space. Big Bingo Spectacular, Octo- ber 20 at Vanderburgh Audito- rium Gold Room. Pots from $300 to $i,000; total give-away $I0,000. 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., Evansville. 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. West Deanery Minis Day, at Resurrection Church, Evansville, Aug. 24,, Sister Gallo spoke to a gather, ing of Eucharistic ministers, lectors, ministers of hos, Classes/Workshops 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. Passageways Grief and Be- reavement program, Coping with the Stress of Grieving, Sept. 9, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Eastside Christian Church, 2001 Bayard Park Dr., Evansville. Presenta- tion by Crossroads Counseling and Educatidnal Center, and sponsored by Ziemer Funeral Homes. Afternoon session of group discussion, Sept. 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., St. Anthony cafeteria and club room, 713 N. Second, Evansville. 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 SpirituaUty, 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. Meinrad on Dec. 14, and Bishop Gettelfinger on centering prayer, March 15, 1997. Public invited. One-day national aerobic cer- tification workshop, choice of two days, Saturday or Sunday, Sept. 28 or 29, Welborn Hospital, Mulberry Fitness Center, Evansville. Covered in the workshop are basic aspects of teaching group exercise, fundamen- tals of exercise evaluation/training principles. Registrants receive an in- structor'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 Hospi_tal and National Dance Exercise Instruc- tor's Training Association. Descrip- tive brochure available. Call (800) 237-6242. Space limited. 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 Baltimore, dean for student services and mul- ticultural affairs for graduate school of social work at University of Maryland. He will examine the prophet and the liberator in Black culture, and participants will dis- cuss common questions and share in praise and worship. Cost is $110 single, $180 couple. Financial as- sistance available. Registration deadline is Sept. 3 (317) 545-7681. 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 All Saints Church, Can- nelburg, August 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Amish quilt auction, Amish lunches and baked goods, cakes, dumplings, noodles; horse and buggy rides. All Saints Altar So- ciety craft booths (inside), with crafts by ladies of the parish and angel icons made by the pastor. Raffle: first prize, handmade queen-size quilt; second prize orig- inal painting; third and fourth prizes, $100; fifth prize crocheted afghan. [Note: no social at St. Mary, Daviess County.] * 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 wheel, Chinese auction, children's games, petting zoo. Holy Family, Jasper, Sun- day, September 29, chicken and beef dinners, 11 to 6 p.m. Atten" dance prizes, grand raffle, food, bingo, 40 quilts, fish pond, meat stands, country crafts, country kitchen splatter boards, family en- tertainment. Support Groups _.. Strengthening the family through TOUGHLOVE support group for parents troubled by their youth's behavior, meets MondayS, 7 to 8:30 P.M., at C.K. Newsom Community Center library, 100 E. Walnut St., Evansville. Refresh" ments will be served. SI by the Mental Health Association in Vanderburgh County (812) 426" 2640. Trips/Tours St. Ben's Social Club's trip to New Orleans Sept. 9 through 14. If interested call Charlie or Lillian Woerz, (812) 476-8758 Churches of St. Louis tour' October 17, sponsored by the Ma- ture Adult Group of St. John, New- burgh. Featured will be the Shr/ne of St. Joseph and the Basilica of St. Louis (Old Cathedral), followed by Mass at noon, St John, Apostle and Evangelist Cl'urch, and lunch at Union Station. The group wi!l then see St. Francis Xavier ChurCl on St. Louis University campUS, concluding the tour at Cathedra of St. Louis. $39 includes motor" coach fare, coffee and donuts, and tours at St. Joseph, Colleg e Church, and the Cathedral. For ! reservations, call or write K Meyer, Box 164, New Harmony, **" 47631, (812) 682-4477. In the Footsteps of paul, includes first-class hotel in Athe., two meals/day, tour coaches, rotvad" trip from St. Louis. Golden Frow tier, Catholic Shrine Pilgrim age (618) 234-1445, or Father HenrY, (812) 476-7186. Pilgrimage to the Holy I.. Nov. 10 to 19, Deacon Cy Will,1; Good Shepherd Parish, EvansVlJJ ' promoter Round-trin airfare fro . ,[! New York, accommodations, - breakfast, dinner daily, daily Mass, and porterage, $1,500. De con Cy Will, 3205 AutumnWOV. Way, Evansville, IN 47715, (812) 477-6750 Youth/Young Young Adult trip to C b; tan0oga Sept. 6-8, led by  Eppler, director of youth . young adult ministry for the l,, cese of Evansville Trip featU r" whitewater rafting down 'z Oceee River (Olympic site), tt staying with young adult gr 'sp Our Lady of Perpetual ^f':", parish. Must be 18 by daY"  parture and be willing to----dlS 0st young adult ministry issueS.., is $20. For reservations call. Z, celia, (800) 637-1731 or (81  5536. ' ' "