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The Message - for Catholics ofSouthwestern Indiana September - Bulletin Board Bulletin Board Items are selected 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 fillowing Friday 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 The Exodus Story: Our Jour- ney, Jasper Deanery catecheti- cal program, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to noon, Knights of Columbus, Main St., Jasper. Presenter will be Prov- idence Sister Nancy Brosnan, who . will examine the background of Exodus, the intention of the writ- ers, and how the story is connected to gospel living today. Please bring Bible. Landings, for Catholics who want to return to Church, Tues- days, beginning Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at St. Anthony Church, 704 First Ave., Evansville. For more infor- mation call (812) 423-5209. College Fair at Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand, Sept. 28. Representatives from" nine colleges in Indiana and Ken- tucky available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to speak with visitors and pro: vide information and materials. For more information: Sister Tess Duenas, OSB, (812) 367-1431. St. Rose Academy reunion Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. rm- cennes University campus, vin- cennes. Father James Blessinger will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. in Green Auditorium. All former stu- dents invited. Donation of $15 requested. To register or for more information, call (812) 886-0752. Homecoming and picnic din- ner, Holy Spirit parish, 1800 S. Lodge Ave., Evansville, Sept. 29. Homecoming day Masses 8 a.m. and 12:!5 p.m., with dinner in the gymnasium after 12:15 Mass. Activities in afternoon. Bring memories and photos. Call reser- vations to the parish rectory, (812) 477-1738 or Jim Russell, 858-9475. buffet break- fast Sept. 29, 7 to 10:30 a.m., Holy Cross, 202 S. Church St., Fort Branch. Whole hog sausage links, scrambled eggs, biscuits/gravy, pecan rolls, drink. $4 adult, $2 chil- dren 3 to 10, and aged 2 and under, free. Sponsored by Holy Cross Boosters Club. Five-day parish renewal, St. Philip Neri Church, 605 W. 4th St., Bicknell, Sept. 29 to Oct. 3. Princi- pal sermon at 7 each evening. Sponsored by Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. All invited. For more information call rectory, (812) 735-4069. Memorial High School annu- al homecoming party, Oct. 4. Pre-party 5:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn East. Refreshments/cash bar, $10 per person at door. All adult fans invited. Team Talk narrated by Ed Ziemer, with interviews with foot- ball greats from class of 1961. Also featured will be gerette Talk, class of 1956. Leave for game against Central at 7 p.m. in bus with police escort and return for victory party. Mike Blake's Coach- es Show begins 11 p.m. Reserva- tions by Sept. 27. (812) 473-3655. Annual Golden Jubilee Sun- day, Oct. 6, 2 p.m., at Holy 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. Open meeting for Benedic - tine Oblates, friends and inter- ested persons, St. Benedict School, old school basement, Evansville, Oct. 6, 2 p.m. Father Meinrad Brune, OSB will speak on the pur- pose of the oblate program, and how to live simple lives well. Benedictine Life Weekend, Monastery Immaculate Concep- tion, Ferdinand, for single Catholic women ages 20 to 40, who want to learn about monastic life, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. to Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Partici- pants will meet others considering religious life without pressure to enter the community. No fees. To register, call Sister Rose Mary Rex- ing, (800) 738-9999, or e-mail at St. Joseph Health Fair, Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m. to noon, St. Joseph gym, 600 E. Virginia St., Evans- ville. Free blood pressure, choles- terol and vision screening. Fair will feature various community health booths and a doll clinic for children. Annual Spot Shoot Oct. 13, beginning 11 a.m., at St. Rupert Church grounds, 3 miles northeast of Alcoa. 12-ga. guns only, guns available. $1, $2, and $5 rounds. Prizes of cash, hams, turkeys. Raf- fles of a quilt, cash, and a 12 ga. Remington automatic shotgun. Kids' games, white elephant sale, food, sweet shop, bingo. Watch for signs. Alumnus of St. Anthony School, Evansville? If you have not received a letter and reserva- tion form for the Oct. 26 reunion, contact Cheryl Laughlin (812) 424- 2320 or Yvonne Woodburn, 422- 5586. Reservation deadline Oct. 11. Third annual antique and modern doll sale, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3p.m., St. Anthony gym, 704 First Ave., Evansville. $2 adult admission; children free with adult. Raffles. Food and drinks available. For dealer tables or more information, call Kathy Embry, (812) 985-2101, or Helen Fifer, 423- 5209. Card Parties A Touch of Autumn card party 7 p.m., Oct. 22, Deaconess Hospital Center (Johnson Hall), 600 Edgar St., Evansville. Enter- tainment by the Browne Sisters, Chinese auction, and fashion shov Dessert and beverages provided. Door prizes. Bring guests and buy a table. Admission $10 per person. Proceeds benefit Echo Health Cen- ter. Call (812) 421-9850 for tickets and information. Classes/Workshops Visions and Revelations of the Book of Daniel, as introduc- tion to the book of Revelations (continued), Thursdays, Sept. 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. Dilger, Teacher of Scrip- ture, examines mysterious biblical symbols. Bible required. Call Activ- ities Dept., (812) 424-5536. 'lhition: $5 per session. Walk-ins welcome. Ingredients of Spirituality, beginning the Catholic Spirituality Series Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Redeemer Church, 918 W. Mill Rd., St, Anthony cafeteria, 704 First EvanSVille: 'Couples nlarried 50 ' Ave.,. E,ansvillej. Presenter .is years or more by the end f 1996" ' Benedictine Sister Jeanne Voges. Bring bag lunch; drinks furnished. Future sessions will feature Father John Buckel, St. Meinrad, Dec. 14. and Bishop Gettelfinger on center- ing prayer, March 15, 1997. Public invited. The Teachings of Christ, adult formation series, led by Father Gregory Chamberlin, St. Benedict old school teacher's lounge, Evans- ville. Based on the book/video series by Pittsburgh Bishop Don- ald W. Wuerl. Seven-week series at 1-1/2 hours per session begins Oct. 9, and meets six succeeding Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Participants encouraged to buy Bishop Wuerl's book at $17. Register with Pat Lev- ell, (812) 425-3369. If enough inter- est, baby-sitting will be available. Dinners Chicken and roast beef din- ners, St. Benedict new school cafe- teria, 530 S. Harlan Ave., Evans- ville, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fried and baked chicken, sliced roast beef, lots of sides and home- made pies and cakes for dessert. Carry-outs available. Fifth Annual Cow Chip Landing, St. Joseph Church lawn and parking lot, Jasper, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., sponsored by St. Joseph parish youth commission. Games and live cow, crafts and food. All-you-can-eat, family-style chicken dinners, Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Cross School cafe- teria, 202 S. Church St., Fort Branch. Adults $6, children $3. St. Joseph Booster Club ital- ian dinner, Oct. 18, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., in St. Joseph cafeteria, Vir- ginia and Garvin Sts., Evansville. Lasagna and baked ziti, salad, gar- lic bread, dessert and beverage. $6.50 adults, $4.50 children 12 and under. Fundraisers Rmmnage 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 Auditorium 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 infor- mation. Super Bowl Raffle -- two 1997 Super Bowl tickets, two airline tickets and hotel reserva- tions in New Orleans, Jan. 25 to 28, 1997. $50 per ticket, only $500 tickets. Drawing at the Big Bingo Spectacular Oct. 20, in the Gold Room. You don't have to be present to win. Call Glenda Ossenberg, 424-5536, ext. 64, for tickets. Fifteenth fall craft sale, St. Philip Church, St. Philip, Octo- ber 27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., sponsored by the Ladies' Club. Table-space is $15. To reserve space call Carla Wildeman, (812) 985-9177. Sa ah W. Bess, B.M., M.A. FREE FIRST LESSON All ages: Play with pleasure 1201 S.  Berrlighof ? Evansville, IN 47714 (812) 477-2233 Blessing the books Father Tom Kessler blesses religion books Spirit School, Evansville. During the blessin Holy Spirit pastor reminded the students about importance of [earning more about their faith, Annual fundraising ban- quet of Evansville Christian Life Center, featuring Evansville Crisis Pregnancy Center, Nov. 14. Doors  open 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:15, at The Gold Room, Vanderburgh Auditorium. Cost: $15 per person, $120 per table. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For reser-. vations or information, call(812) 423-9222.. Retreats Legion of Mary weekend retreat, Oct. 11 to 13, Sarto dren*s games. Call parish reservations, (812) St. Raphael, ber 6, chicken and a.m. to 3 p.m. Public party,: and other games begin 11 ham shoot at noon; 3 p.m., meat match (beef/pork). St. Martin, Chrisne ber 19, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., social. St. Martin's soup, burgers, sweet table, raffle, bingo. Cash and prizes. St. Peter Celestine, Retreat House, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., with Father Bill Casey, tine, October 27, C.EN,, retreat masher,,Call Ma,ry .shoot chicken.dir  "e-rs,affs21"g% soup. Helen Laval, (812) 476-3511 for reservations and more informa- games for all. tion. Socials 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 entertainment. Mock turtle soup by bowl or gallon. Drawing for $100 attendance prize hourly, 1 to 6 p.m. St. ber 2, 4 to 8 p.m. Soups wiches, pie and cake. cra, quilt raffle. Fifth annual Fest of the Hew. vest Moon, St. Mary Church, 114 W. Van Trees St., Washington, Oct. 5, 6:40 to 9 p.m. (Mass moved to 5 p.m. that Saturday only). Bratwurst or sausage sanlwiches with l'ut, German frie d potatoes, and hot Ger- man potato salad to be Sold: Hot dogs, coneys, pumpkin and apple pies, coffee, sodas, and cider also offered. Rides for children and live music. Trips/Tours 44th annual Living trip to'Louisville for St. John and Auxiliary, S1 Oct. 13, Bettye Koressel, (812) Bill TenBarge (812) reservations. St. Ben's Travelers Indianapolis, Saturday, "Crazy for You," Beef and Dinner Theater. Call Charlie Woerz, (812) St. Simon parish picnic at the park in Washington, Sept. 29, Admission $3 with a 12:30 p.m. An afternoon of chicken $3.50 without, for dinners and fun with raffles, chil- evening of fun. RUXER St. Benedict host a BYOB (banana) for all 7th and 8th ing parochial feeder Mater Dei and Memorial schools Sept. 28, 7 to 10 ' " JASPER FORD - LINCOLN - MERCURY 482-1200 Wade Funeral Home ! 19 S. Vine Street, Haubstadt, IN 768-5210 Call about pre-need counseling. Robert J. Wade Alan J.