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September 18, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana i Around the Diocese 7 People LIZ EFFINGER Scho01 Notebook School enrollment Resignation Liz Effinger, assistant treasurer in the Office of Treasurer in the Diocese of Evansville is resigning her position. She has worked for the diocese for 19 years. She will be assuming the posi- tion of secretary for Resurrection Church, Evansville. Bishop Francis R. Shea said Mrs. Effinger has been a "faithful and a productive member of the staff all these years." He praised the "high calliber" of her work over the past 19 years, noting there was "lots ot detail work and she handled everything well." Bishop Shea added, "It's hard to say enough nice things about her." Assistants Jane Durcholz, Virlee Wen- dholt, Shirley Berg, Irene Per- sehn, Florence Kordes, Susie Reckelhoff, Agnes Kempf, Rosie Hartwick and Kathy Klem will serve as aides to assist Sister Jovita in religious education classes at St. Anthony Church, Dubois County. Congratulations Clarence and Emma Wilmes are celebrating their 40th wed- ding anniversary. They are members of Holy Family Church, Jasper. Congratultions to couples at St. Theresa Church, Evansville, as they celebrate wedding anniver- Enrollment figures for schools in the Diocese of Evansville have been released fo the 1987-88. school year. The total number of students enrolled is 6,836. " The four high schools in the diocese have a total enrollment of 1,626. Enrollment figures are as follows: HIGH SCHOOLS: Rivet, Vincennes: 125 Washington Catholic, Washington: 131 Mater Dei, Evansville: 584 Memorial, Evansville: 786 GRADE SCHOOLS: St. Joseph, Princeton: 139 Holy Redeemer, Evansville: 329 St. Matthew, Mount Vernon: 150 St. Philip, Posey County: 236 Flaget, Vincennes: 209 St. Wendel, Posey County: 175 Holy Family, Jasper: 282 St. Bernard, Rockport: 136 St. James, Gibson County: 92 Holy Spirit, Evansville: 169 i St. John, Newburgh: 258 St. Theresa, Evansville: 229 Holy Cross, Fort Branch: 115 Resurrection, Evansville: 192 St. Joseph, Vanderburgh County: 159 Good Shepherd, Evansville: 155 Corpus Christi, Evansville: 167 Ascension, Evansville: 115 St. Benedict, Evansville: 347 Westside Catholic Con- solidated, Evansville: Primary: 138 Intermediate: 143 Junior: 132 Sts. Peter and Paul, Haubstadt: 103 Holy Rosary, Evansville: 334 Christ the King, Evansville: 181 Precious Blood, Jasper: 102 Washington Catholic: Primary: 310 Middle: 113. Mater Dei Herb Neighbors is in charge of scheduling, attendance and stu- ociation insignia Thanks to three freshmen students at Mater Dei High School, Evansville, the Mater Dei Friends and Alum- ni Association has a new insignia. Ideas from Mike Breiden- bach, Jennifer Anslinger and Chris Antey were turned over to MD graduate Scott Titzer who designed the final insignia. The seal combines sym- bols of the cross, the MD, the Wildcat, the mortarboard and the heart. i ,"U dent activities and clubs at Mater Dei High School, Evansville. John Reinitz is handling stu- dent discipline and athletics. Father Mark Kurzendoerfer heads the religious program. Tom Dick will be working with students who are having academic difficulties. New teacher Victor Chamness is the new science teacher at Holy Redeemer School, Evansville. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. Sherri Cole will be teaching three religion classes. Volunteers Tina Kern is the managing editor .of the newsletter for the Mater Dei Friends and Alumni Association. Dave Rutter is copy editor. Features editors are Kathy Kunke, Mary Lue Russler and Dave Rutter. Clarita Ellert is contributing editor. Gary Schutte does the printing and Mary Ellert does the typesetting for the newsletter. Grandparents Day Grandparents of students atten- ding Precious Blood School, Jasper, were invited to help celebrate Citizenship Day on September 16. The grandparents were encouraged to talk about their own experiences concering Citizenship Day. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. saries: Ed and Corine Oing, 44 years; and Mary and Roy Hall, 57 years. Happy birthday Father Edward Schneider of St. Joseph Church, Princeton, celebrates his birthday September 12. Father John Shaughnessy of St. Thomas Church, Vincennes, celebrates his birthday September 17. Runner-up Teresa Marie Cambron was third runner-up in the Miss In- diana Teen Pageant. She also received an award for volunteer service at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cambron of Evansville. Catholic Charities Martha Halterman of Catholic Charities Bureau in Evansville will be the Coordinator of the Family Life Program. Volunteer Greg Mosby of St. Agnes Church, Evansville, participated in the annual Glenmary Home Missioners Summer Volunteer Program. The program is an op- portunity to serve the people of Lewis County, Kentucky, and learn about the history, poverty and culture of the Appalachian area. New officers Officers for Catholic Ministry of the Deaf for the Diocese of Evansville are Leo Greenwood, Holy Angels Church, New Har- mony, president; Brad Bueltel, St. Henry, Dubois County, vice- president; Michelle Rogers, Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, secretary. The group has a monthly Total Communication Mass for the deaf at Holy Redeemer Church. Holy Redeemer Sister Carolyn Bouchard is the pastoral assistant and youth minister at Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville. She is a native,of California and recently made her vows as a Sister of Providence. Last year she completed her degree in sociology at Marian College, Indianapolis. Board members New officers for the Worship Board at Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, are Becky Beach, chairperson; Tony Buccillio, vice-chairperson, and Bernie Mulholland, secretary. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. I Commissioning Father Francis Schroering commissions Larry Luig during an all- school Mass for students at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County. Luig is principal of the school. -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul