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September 24, 1993 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 7 Iogy at- Matthew A new feature has been added o the church bulletin at St. Church, Mount Ver- according to Benedictine Jister Christine Kempf, St. principal. A monthly newsletter, "Bytes," keep parishioners informed what is happening in the chool's computer lab. The mwsletter is being edited by Hayden, computer lab co- The first issue focused on new he lab. Members of the school's Corn- Technology Committee in- lude Sister Christine, Hayden, lancy Walker, second grade and Cathie a parent and com- volunteer. Birthday! Fonda Joyce, superintendent f the three Washington atholic schools and principal Washington Catholic Ele- School, celebrates her Oct. 2. City Championship Sept. 11. Team members include Kristin Ankrom, Jody Barlette, Amy Braun, Angle Braun, Angel Gollnick, Amy Martin, Julie Schapker and Kristi Wathen. Amy Braun received third place and Angle Braun received second place. St. James' student council Chris Droste has been elected president of the student council at St. James School, St. James. Jamie Kissel is vice-president and Kim Steck- let is treasurer. Tina Hase- nour and Partrease Woodside are both serving as secretaries. Summer reading at Good Shepherd One-hundred-and-ten students at Good Shepherd School, Evansville, were invited to a "Make Your Own Sundae Party" which concluded the summer reading program. Students also received a free dress day and extra recesses for their reading efforts this summer. The PTO sponsored the sundae party. tition. She is one of 15,000 stu- dents nation-wide who have been selected for semi-finalist status. Blue ribbons Megan Gribbons and Paige Gribbons, students at Good Shepherd School, Evansville, won first place at the Vander- burgh County 4-H Fair and at the Indiana State Fair for a duet. They performed "Thank Heaven for Little Girls." Special recognition at Resurrection Students at Resurrection School, Evansville, with spe- cial summer accomplishments include: Dustin Beal, second place, YMCA 5-mile Thunderun. Kacy Niemeier, third place at the Indiana State Fair in the junior dance solo. Daryl Booth, first place and gold medal winner in the White River Games, lightweight division ofjudo Artists at work Chris Austin and Amanda Davidson, seventh graders at Resurrection School, Evansville, are using egg shells to make Chinese lanterns during art class. Teachers at Rivet New teachers at Rivet High School, Vincennes, include: Mary Butcher, language arts grades six through eight. Ray Shannon, math grades nine through twelve. Sister Rebecca Keller, theology. Dan Hebl, junior high sci, ence and computer. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 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. wins first place The Marching Wildcat band of Dei High School, le, won first place at Mount Vernon competition 11. In their class, they re- best percussion and over- they received best marching. Dei's golfers Members of the Lady Golfers tt Mater Dei High School, won the Evansville Safety award Matt Enghauser, a student at Good Shepherd School, Evansville, received the An- drew H. Albrecht Award during safety patrol camp this summer at Camp Carson. National Merit Scholar Laura Ort, a senior at Mar- ian Heights Academy, Ferdi- nand, has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 1994 Na- tional Merit Scholarship compe- ty Award members at Westside Catholic Consolidated Inter- School, Evansville, won the "Superior Safety Pa- Award" Class AAA for their work during the 1992-93 year. Patrol members include, front row, left, Toni Jennifer Tornatta, Anne Schili, Mindy Daniels, row, left, Alex Moll, Beth Sears, Connie Masterson, row center, Crystal Kirsch and Kim Wolf. Greg Mike Moers, Toni Reising, Clayton Westerfield, Conkling, Brandon Frazer, Keith Jeffers, Brad and Jason Scheller were also patrol members. MILLER & MILLER  "Funeral Pre-Planning Since 1940" 424-9274 "See You at the Pole" On Sept. 15, students through- out the world were asked to gather in prayer around their school flagpoles. "This gathering was to begin the school year with prayer for the students, teach- ers, staff, friends and all people who help through a school year,", according to Amy Woods, coordinator of Youth Ministry at St. Joseph Church, Jasper. In Jasper, three students, Jamy Schuler, Abby Bennett and Andrea Wright, organized the local "See You at the Pole" prayer service which was at- tended by about 75 students and 20 faculty and staff members at Jasper High School. "Because of the weather, it was moved into the school audi- torium. The prayer service lasted 20 minutes. It included many different types of prayers and was for all denominations. The students hope there will be another one in the spring." The "See You at the Pole" prayer service is coordinated by the National Network of Youth Ministries. It is estimated that one-million students partici- pated last year. Happy Birthday! Father Joseph Clauss, a re- tired diocesan priest living in Cherry Valley, Cal., celebrates his birthday Sept. 27. Father Philip Kreilein, pas- tor of St. Ferdinand Church, Ferdinand, celebrates his birth- day Sept. 28. Father Donald Spaulding, pastor of St. Raphael Church, Dubois, celebrates his birthday Sept. 28. Father Lowell Will, pastor of Sts. Peter Church, Mont- gomery, and St. Patrick and St. Michael churches, both in Daviess County, celebrates his birthday Sept. 29. Msgr. Thomas Clarke, a res- ident of Villa Maria, Evans- ville, celebrates his birthday Sept. 29. Father James Blessinger, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Vincennes, celebrates his birthday October 1. Father Roman Heerdink of Vincennes, a retired priest in the Diocese of Evansville, cel- ebrates his birthday October 3. Deacon anniversaries Mel Curry of St. Francis Xavier Church, Vincennes, was ordained a deacon Oct. 4, 1986. Ed Wilkerson, pastoral asso- ciate at Good Shepherd Church, Evansville, was or- dained a deacon Oct. 4, 1985. Bereavement committee Debbie Haag, Edith Haag, Jeannine Wilson, Anna Fern McAtee and Patricia Dennis have coordinated the bereave- ment ministry this quarter at St. Mary Church, Washington. Religious education in Loogootee Alice Weisheit, Linda Cropp and Shirley Jeffers co- ordinate Religious Education classes at St. John Church, Loogootee. Weisheit handles the Tiny Seed Pre-school through grade nine program. Cropp, the parish liturgist, coor- dinates the sophomore confirma- tion program and Jeffers works with the high school juniors and seniors. 60th anniversary Congratulations to Theodore and Margaret Jerger, mem- bers of St, Mary Church, Washington, who celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniver- sary on Sept. 6. Little Sisters Auxiliary Georgina Foiz will be in- stalled as president of the Little Sisters Auxiliary of St. Joseph on Sept. 28. Other offi- cers include Rita Reinhart, vice-president; Hazel Hayden, recording librarian, Mary Popp, corresponding secretary, and Doris Hanssen. Msgr. Clarence Lindauer, auxiliary chaplain, will be the speaker for the meeting. 47 years Congratulations to Norbert and Mercedes Spellmeyer who will celebrate their forty- seventh wedding anniversary Sept. 24 They are members of St. Joseph Church, Jasper, Envoy of the month Charlie Castleman of Evansville has been selected as Gibault Envoy of the Month. He is a member of the Knights of Cohtmbea Council 568, Recycling grant The Sisters of Providence have been awarded a $12,500 re- cycling grant by the Indiana De- partment of Environmental Management. The funds will help the Sisters set up a compre hensive recycling program at their motherhouse at St. Maw= of-the-Woods.