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ptember 13, 1996 The Message --for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana ? hool Notebook 'he principal is in Lee Berg, principal at St. School, Rockport, has open his office one Sat- a month in an effort to bet- his school parents. said he has told parents at they should feel free to "come or call to talk about any con- have and share ideas." He decided to open his office on turday because of the large of parents who work dur- lg the week and "can't get ahold F me during school hours." He hopes to "keep the lines of communication open and let them know we are here and that we care about their concerns." Berg said he and St. Bernard pastor Father Edward Schnur talked about establishing the new office hours and both felt that "sometimes all people want is somebody to listen. "I think it will be well worth the time." Happy Birthday! Benedictine Sister Jane Ann I Mater Dei has Web site Mater Dei High School, Evansville, now has a place on the World Wide Web, according to Herb Neigh- bors, principal. "Thanks to the hard work of several Mater Dei stu- dents, anyone with access to the Web can visit Mater Dei. The address is Mater Dei students Jeff Woehler, Richard Morris, Mike Petrig and Brian Wathen put in ',hundreds of hours" this summer to make the Web site a reality. Infoation now includes the school lunch menu, sports schedules and the school's Mission Statement. Breen, principal at Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand, celebrates her birthday Sept. 18. National Merit semifinalists , Four seniors at Memorial High School, Evansville, have been named National Merit semi- finalists, according to Gerry Adams, principal. They include Vincent Bernardin, the son of vincent and Mary Bernardin 81-. Jennifer Otis, the daughter of Arthur and Joan Otis. Dustin Parr, the son of Don- aid and Lydia Parr. Alena Stransky, the daugh- ter of Dr. Theodore and Ana Stransky. WaI-Mart's Teacher of the Year Don Wade, a twenty-two year veteran of Washington Catholic High School, Washington, was honored as Wal-Mart's Teacher of the Year during the .opening con- vocation on the first day of chool. Teaching economics Christine Sharer, a fourth grade teacher at Christ the King School, Evansville, has received one of the Olin W. David awards for Exemplary Teacher of Economics. She is one of 16 educators from Indiana who received this award, which is sponsored by the Indiana und the Diocese support An eight-week grief support pro- Is m the planning stages at It. John the Ba tist Church, ewburgh, according to Lynda ;sociate. program will offer comfort g to those who mourn loss of a loved erie. "The sessions will be facilitated individuals who have jour- rayed through grief and who find Christ's promise.., blest those who mourn, for they be comforted." Participants will be encouraged use the method ofjournaling Trom grief to healing," Provence )lained. Birthday! Father Kenneth Graehler, Mary Church, Sul- Livan, and St. Joan of Arc hurch, Jasonville, celebrates Ly Sept. 20. M&S Fire & Safety Equip. Co. Inc. Over 25 years salesand service in the Tri-state 670 E. Franklin 424-3863 Father Donald Brosmer, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birth- day Sept. 21. Father Robert Kress, a priest of the Diocese of Evansville, celebrates his birthday Sept. 22. He resides at 2845 Hikes Lane, Unite 102, Louisville KY 40218. Deacon anniversary Michael Morris of St. Simon Church, Washington, was ordained a deacon Sept. 20, 1985. Director of Youth Ministries Matt Miller has been hired as Director of Youth Ministries at St. Benedict Church, Evansville. He will be involved with min- istries for junior.and senior high school-age youth, ministries for young adults, and he will work with the Sunday religious educa- tion group and those studying fbr confirmation. He has worked in youth ministry in his home parish, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, and with the Evansville Diocesan Youth Team. Anniversaries at Sacred Heart Congratulations to couples at Sacred Heart Church, Vin- cennes, celebrating September wedding anniversaries: Bill and Milly Pea, 45 years; Max and Norma Cary, 45 years; Bill and Josey Heineke, 45 years; Ed and Gynthe Bezy, 51 years; Larry and Sharon Madison, 40 years.  :  'i  ! i ! iii!i!ill  :.:: it right ! Council for Economic Education and the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Wrestling Greg Schaefer, a junior at Mater Dei High School, Evans- ville, claimed the 112-pound national title at the USA Cadet Wrestling Nationals in Fargo, N.D. New officers Paul Hillenbrand is the pres- ident of the Athletic Committee at St. Joseph School, Vander. burgh County. Rob Grasso is vice-president, and Dave Schmitt is secre- tary/treasurer. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 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. /i : ii : : Parish elections Don Tepool and Gil Wan- nemuehler have been elected to the Finance Commission at Holy Spirit Church, Evansville. Tim Crowe, Marilyn Red- ding and Suzie Willis have been elected to the School Board. Golden anniversary Congratulations to Tony and Alvina Beckman, parishioners at St. Peter Celeatine Church, Celestine, as they celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. Please send information for AROUND THE DIOCESE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Mes- sage, P.O. Box 4169, Evans- ville, IN 47724. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication. LETE INSURANCE SERVICE Auto! Home! Fire & Life! 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