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Corpus Christi Church, left, was built in 1957; Father David Nunning, the pastor, is a native of the parish who was ordained at Corpus Christi Church, August 3, 1969. Parish staff includes, right, from left, Vernette Weis, DRE; Father David Nunning, pastor; and Suzanne Gerteisen, part time parish secretary. Not pictured is Cecelia Fredrich, part time parish secretary. Near the sign identifying the parish, below, is a statue of the Blessed Virgin which was moved to the parish from the old Assumption Cathedral in Evansville. ' room pastor until 1968. tember 1960; construction was , construction was begun in May ly 1964. {The convent building, no longer used as a residence since this past summer, is now used as a school library; it will also provide space for some parish activities.) Father Francis Reid Allega :was assigned briefly as pastor from August to October 1968, followed by Msgr. Clarence Schlachter, who Served until 1976. Father Hilary Vieck served as pastor from :1976 to 1981. Father lames Lex was pastor from 1981 to 1984. A 25th anniversary celebration was held June 13, 1982. The included a re-dedication ceremony, a slide show, and remarks each of the former pastors. The current pastor, Father David Nunning, was appointed July 19, 1984. described the young, family- two or three funerals, but t, said the ' teachers. erience to Father :'hard working, busy raising ' i " for luxur ahng. : Parish council organization includes commissions andcommittees for A,, i-si,le F,,,,,,..belo,,, l*ads to thechurch and See CORPUS page 13 ......... a', v.., .... : :i.: VINCENNES DEANERY GREENE * JAMBtE: HARTIN DEANERY