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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana September 6, if'- 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 Nativity Church Rummage Sale Friday, Sept. 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 Traiier asks for quilts and other gifts 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 stewarJship 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. Line Dancing, Thursdays starting Sept. 12, 7:30 -- 9:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Church, 2301 N. Stockwell, Evansville. $2 per person. Homecoming and picnic din- ner, Holy Spirit parish, 1800 S. Lodge Ave., Evansville, Sept. 29. Homecoming day Masses will be 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., with dinner in the gymnasium after 12:15 Mass. Activities planned for the af- ternoon. All present and past members of the parish are invited to join thd celebration. Bring memories and photos. Call reser- vations to the parish rectory, (812) 477-1738 or Jim Russell, 858- 9475. Exhibit on St. Meinrad's first Abbot until Sept. 29 at the Arch- abbey library. Father Martin Marty, who arrived at St. Meinrad six years after its founding, was elected the first Abbot in 1870. The display commentates his colorful life and includes photos 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, Sept. 7 to 14, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at 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 Sterg 26th picnic, Mount St. Joseph, Maple Mount, Ky., Sept. 8, from noon on. Bar- beque chicken, mutton and pork. $1,000 grand prize, appliqued quilt, other prizes. Cash will be awarded at 4 p.m. Handmade quilts, crafts, cakes, candy, fruit baskets, plants, bingo. Yardsale ncludes collector -ecords. Games for children. Funds will benefit re- tired Sisters. Annual fall festival at St. Pius 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/classic 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. Pitchfork Fondue dinners at sixth annual fall festival, Sept. 14, 5 to 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 2004 N. Second St., Vin- cennes. Adults $5, children 12 and under $2,50. Also hot dogs, caramel apples, popcorn, cotton candy. Longenberger basket booth, raffle of trip to Branson, Mo., quilt raffle, games for chil- dren and adults. 50th reunion, Memorial High School Class of 1946, Sept. 20, 21, 22. Many activities planned. Sat. evening Mass, din- ner, dancing at Executive Inn, Evansville. For information call Jody Fahrer, (812) 424-2567 or Lucie Hayden, 422-8914. Sunday 12:15 p.m. Mass at Holy Rosary, Evansville, will be discontinued effective Oct. 6. Mass times from that date will be:'5 p.m. Saturday; 7:30, 9 and 1.1 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday. $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 r 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. Rummage Sale, held by Senior Citizens at St. Anthony Church, Evansville. Proceeds benefit restora- tion of church. Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., in cafeteria at'Second and Delaware streets. 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. by the Ladies' Club. Table-space is $15. To reserve space call Carla Wildeman, (812) 985-9177. Card Party Pumpkins, Pumpkins Every- where, fall bard 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. Classes/Workshops Visions and Revelations of the Book of Daniel, chapters 7 through 12, as introduction to the book of Revelations (continued), Thursdays, Sept. 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. Father Donald C. DiIger, Teacher of Scrip- ture, examines mysterious biblical symbols. Bible required. Reserve morning or evening space by call- ing Activities Dept.," (812) 424- 5536. Tuition is $5 per session. 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. 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. El- 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. 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. Meinrad on Dec. 14, and Bishop Gettelfinger on centering prayer, March 15, 1997. Public invited. Dinners Turkey and roast beef din- hers Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to i p.m. in Christ the King School cafeteria, 3109 Bayard Park Dr., Evansville. Bring containers for carryouts. 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 PMliChurchSt. Philip, Otto, .... in praise and worship, $I I0 sistance available. 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 Loyola Academy. Cost is $100 for retreat, six meals and accommodations. Registration deadline: Aug. 26; $25 deposit. Kathy Payne, (502) 229-4103, ext. 413 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. Spiritual growth Weekly prayer vigil, at Pro- ject Rachel monument, St. Joseph Cemetery, Evansville. Every Fri- day at 1 p.m. For all who have been touched by abortion. (812) 423-1445. Charismatic Mass and Heal- ing Service, Sunday, Sept. 8, Christ the King Church, 3109 Ba- yard Park, Evansville. Celebrant will be Father Richard Cash, Owensboro Diocese. Praise music at 6:15 p.m.; Mass at 7 p.m. Summer Socials • St. Mary, Ireland picnic, September 8, serving chicken and beef dinners 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the cafeteria; serving chicken din- ners outdoors from 11 a.m. (carry- outs available). Grand prize: 8 days in Hawaii for 4, airfare, ac- commodations included, or $3,000 cash. Additional $3,000 in cash prizes. 85 quilts, hand-worked pil- lowcases; soup, country store, bingo, games, raffles. Lots of park- ing space. • St. Wendel, St. Wendel, September 15, 11 a.m. to8 p.m., chicken dinners, quilts, paddle wheel, Chineseauction, 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 Depressed Anonymous, for those suffering from chronic de- pression, meets each Thursday, 7 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church 2300 Washington Ave., Evansville. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Vanderburgh County. (812) 426-2640. Together Learning to Cope support group for families and friends of those suffering mental illness or emotional disorder: First eeting, Sept. 25, noon to 1 p.m., Room 514, Court Building, Evansville. Sponsored by the Men- tal Health Association in Vander- burgh County. (812) 426-2640. Anxiety Disorders Support Group, for those suffering from anxiety and panic disorders and their family members. Meetings held first and third Wednesday, 7 p.m., St. Paul's U.C.C. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Vanderhurgh County. (812) 26-2640. Trips/Tours St. Ben's Louis, Saturday, Oct. 5, rus Line," Fox Theater. Call lian or Charlie Woerz, (812) 8758. Holy Rosary Senior bus trip to St. Louis day, Oct. 9. Missouri Gardens; then, the historic Mansion for a four-course, hour murder mystery Some of the club members take part in the entertainment terward, a tour of Busch Brewery. Call Bill Barge, 476-1743, for 44th annual Living trip to Louisville for Knights St:. John and Auxiliary, Oct. 13, at Bellarmine Call Bettye Koressel, (812) 7239 or Bill TenBarge (812) 1743 for reservations. Churches of St. Louis October 17, sponsored by the ture Adult Group of St. Joh Newburgh. Featured will be Shrine of St. Joseph and Basilica of St. Louis (Old dral), followed by Mass at St. John, Apostle and Evangelis Church, and lunch at Union tion. The group will then see Francis Xavier Church on St Louis University campus, co cluding the tour at Cathedral St. Louis. $39 includes • coach fare, coffee and donuts, tours at St. Joseph, Colic Church, and the Cathedral. reservations, call or write Meyer, Box 164, New Harn IN 47631, (812) 682-4477. St. Ben's Travelers trip Indianapolis, Saturday, Oct. 27 "Crazy for You," Beef and B Dinner Theater. Call Lillian Charlie Woerz, (812) 476-8758. In the Footsteps of nine-day pilgrimage to Nov. 4 to 12, Father.Henry endall of Nativity, $1,388 includes first-class hotel Athens, two meals/day, coaches, round-trip Golden Frontier, Catholic Pilgrimage (618) 234-1445, or ther Henry, (812) 476-7186. Pilgrimage to the Land, Nov. 10 to 19, Deacon Will of Good Shepherd Evansville, promoter. Rou[ airfare from New York, dations, full breakfast, dinn daily, daily Mass, and $1,500. Deacon Cy Will, tumnwood Way, Evansville, I 47715, (812) 477-6750 Youth/Youn00 Young Adult trip to tanooga Sept. 6-8, led by Eppler, director of youth young adult ministry for cese of Evansville. Trip whitewater rafting down Ocoee River (Olympic site), staying with young adul t group Our Lady of Perpetual parish. Must be 18 by day parture and be willing to young adult ministry issues. is $20. For reservations call cella, (800) 637-1731 or 5536. St. Benedict host a BYOB (banana) for all 7th and 8th graders tending parochial feeder of Mater Dei and Memorial schools Sept. 28, 7 to 10 p.m. mission $3 with a banana $.50 without, for a free evening of fun.