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September 25, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 3 Above, Father Henry Kuykendall and Bishop Francis R. Shea pose with members of the Diocese of Evansville who traveled to Louisville, Ky., for the 150th anniversary of Catholic Deaf Ministry in North America. The word they are signing is "love." At right, Leo Greenwood carries the banner representing the diocese during the celebration Mass held at the Cathedral of the Assumption, downtown Louisville. Below, Archbishop Thomas Kelly and Bishop Shea are in the processional after Mass. - Message Photo by Mary T. Ellert ! Deaf Ministry 150 years of 'faith, hope and love' celebrated HUNNGBURG By MARY T. ELLERT Message Staff Writer Leo Greenwood smiled proudly last weekend as he car- ried the Diocese of Evansville banner into the Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville, Ky. His smile was mirrored in the faces of Bishop Francis R. Shea, Father Henry Kuykendall and around 30 others from the area who traveled to Louisville with him to celebrate 150 years of Catholic Deaf Ministry in North much is needed in ministering to them." In his opening remarks, Archbishop Thomas C. Kelly of Louisville said deaf Catholics have been witnesses of faith, joy and peace for the past 150 years. "For this the whole Church rejoices today and gives thanks," he said. The Mass was concelebrated by Bishop Shea, Bishop Charles J. Maloney of Louisville and Bishop John McRaith of Owensboro. The Gospel was America. signed by Deacon Thomas Ryan Buehlers I.G.A. It is estimated that over. 300 of Louisville, who is deaf. .............. attended the Mass which was "Today we are here to thank /no/nrmy Nousewne s .... " vin s" also attended by representatives God for 150 years of showing us ource OT 8 g  -- - T from the Dioceses of love," said Deacon Ryan during QUALITY FOODS, MEA S 11TlmiRG Owensboro and Cowngton and his homily address. "God is ........... the Archdiocese of Louisville, calling us to build the deaf com- . all in Kentucky. munity through our skills. That Comphments "I found it to be a very ira- will show Jesus' love for our , , ,-, pressive and beautiful world today." llass  on Inc. ,, ceremony, said Bishop Shea. One of the highlights of the FUNERAL HOME "It brought home to me the Mass was the performance of H, ntlnclh, m Ind isolation factor that one who is the Covington Sign Choir, ac- ........ "- ........ deaf experiences and how cording to many in attendance. The organizer of the trip was Father Henry Kuykendall, director of the Catholic WAYNE J. GREENWELL Ministry of the Deaf in the Diocese of Evansville. He holds monthly Total Communication for Masses for the deaf at Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, City Councilman Second Ward and occasionally at Catholic churches around the diocese. Working For Economic Development and , Larney Greenwood of St. Meiad, Ind., is appreciative of Father Kuykendall's work Jobs For The Citizens Of Evansville with the deaf. "We needed somebody to understand and explain," he said through an intrepretor. ACommitmentto VINCENNES THR L d. American eadership an National Bank /DTO00u.I,D Progress Bicknetl-Sandbornvincennes Drive-in Facilities - Member F.D.I.C. A Full Service Bank tit m