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The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Bulletin Board Items are select- ed 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 following Friday's paper. Send information to Sister Mary Etta Kiefer, O.S.B., BULLETIN BOARD, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville IN47724-0169. General Interest Soup supper and craft/mis- cellaneous auction Sept. 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m., St. Peter parish cafete- ria, Montgomery. Chili, Broccoli soup, hot dogs, pie, soft drinks, cof- fee. Tickets $3 at door. Auction begins at 7:30 with Tom Wagner, auctioneer. Proceeds will go toward a church organ. Homecoming and picnic din- ner, Holy Spirit parish, 1800 S. Lodge Ave., Evansville, Sept. 29. Homecoming day Masses 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., with dinner in tle gymnasium after 12:15 Mass. Activities in afternoon. Bring mem- ories and photos. Call reservations 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. Iziv.da7 pasd t-enewat,'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. Leave for game against Central at 7 p.m. in bus with police escort and return for victory party. Mike Blake's Coaches Show begins 11 p.m. {812) 473-3655. Girl Scouts Day of Joy 1996, Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dubois County 4-H fairgrounds, 4157 S. State Rd. 162, near Bretzville. Theme for the day is Angels Among Us, and the non-refundable fee is $2 per scout. Adult help is needed for this event. In Dubois County, call Kathy Seckinger, (812) 357- 5344 or 357-5323; in Evansville area, Mary Lou Bradley, (812) 479- 1874. Sponsored by Catholic Com- mittee on Girl Scouting. The Secular Franciscans of Holy Family Fraternity will meet Oct. 5, 2 p.m., at St. Clare's Monastery, 6825 Nurrenbern Rd., Evansville. All who wish to follow Jesus in a simple gospel lifestyle are welcome to join the Franciscan family. Annual Golden Jubilee Sun- day, Oct. 6, 2 p.m., at Holy Redeemer Church, 918 W. Mill Rd., Evansville. Couples married 50 years or more by the end of 1996 are invited to attend. If you have not received an invitation, please callKristel Ri__ffert, Catholic Charities, (812) 423-5456. Forty hours devotion at St. Mary, Huntingburg, with Exposi- tion of the Blessed Sacrament ar 10 a.m. Mass Oct. 6, and after 8 a.m. Mass on Oct. 7 and 8. Father Bill Casey, of the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy, will be fea- tured homilist. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening, with Bene- diction to follow. Solemn closing will be Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Monte Cassino pilgrimages Sundays in Oct., 2 p.m. (CDT Oct. 6 to 20; EST Oct. 27), public invit- ed. Shrine is located one mile east of St. Meinrad Archabbey on high- way 62. Speaker and topic for Oct. 6: Father Alan McIntosh, OSB, A Mother --for Today and Tomorrow. 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. Knights of Columbus Coun- cil 565 Corporate Mass and Communion, Oct. 13, St. Joseph Church, 500 E. Virginia St., Evans- ville. Rosary at 9:45 a.m. and Mass at 10, with buffet lunch to follow at the K of C. Call Joyce, (812) 423- 2734, for reservations. For infor- mation, Larry Preske, (812) 474- 0440 days or 473-2401 evenings. 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, find $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. 1996 'Christmas boutique, Oct. 19 only, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lit- tle Sisters of the Poor, 1236 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. Games, prizes, baked goods, crafts, and food, rain or shine. Cash raffle: $1,000 first prize, $250 second, $100 third. All proceeds used to benefit the elder- ly at this location. Dinner Theater, Accommo. dations, Oct. 19, Warrick County Fairgrounds, Alcoa Building, Boonville. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and pre- sented by Retro Act Theatrical Productions. Cash bar 6 to 6:45 p.m., dinner, 6:45, show-time 8 p.m. Tickets, $12.50 each or $25 per couple. Reservations a must: (812) 897-2047 or 897-4880. Fall training workshops for Girl Scout counselors for reli- gious awards, Oct. 22, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. or 8 to 9 p.m., at Knights of Columbus, 811 Main St., Jasper. Optional dinner at 6:30: fried chick- en and roast beef, $4, to be paid by Oct. 16. No refunds after that. Meeting at 7:30; then, second work- shop. In Evansville, workshops will be Oct. 23, 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. at Holy Redeemer parish center, 918 W. Mill Rd., Evansville. Reserve at Day of Joy registration, by mail or phone: Chris Hedinger, 2524 Birk Dr., Jasper, IN 47546, (812) 634- 1249. Are you an alumnus of St. Anthony School, Evansville? If you have not received a letter and reservation form for the Oct. 26 reunion, contact Cheryl Laughlin (812) 424-2320 or Yvonne Wood- burn, 422-5586. Reservation dead- line Oct. 11. Card Party 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 show. Dessert and beverages provided. Dor prizes. Bring guests and buy a table. Admission $10 per person. Proceeds bene0t Echo Health Cen- ter. Call (812) 421-9850 for tickets and information. Classes/Workshops WomanSoul, WomanSearch is the title of a women's spiritual search program at Kordes Enrich- ment Center, Ferdinand, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. to Oct 6, 1 p.m. Presen- ters are Benedictine Sister Kris- tine A. Harpenau, Ursuline Sister Kathleen Kaelin, and Mary Sue Barnett, of Louisville. Fee is $115 for overnight accommodations and $80 for commuters. (812) 367- 2777 or (800) 880-2777. 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. Guests will meet others considering reli- gious life. No pressure to enter the community. No fees. To register, call Sister Rose Mary Rexing, (800) 738-9999, or e-mail at osb- The Teachings of Christ, adult formation series, led by Father Gre- gory Chamberlin, St. Benedict old school teacher's lounge, Evansville. Based on the book/video series by Pittsburgh Bishop Donald 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 Wuerrsbook at $17. Register with Pat Levell, (812) 425- 3369. If enough interest, baby-sit- ting will be available. Dinners Annual steak night, Sept. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., Nativity Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville, featuring Germania Maennerchor Band. Sponsored by men's club. A portion of proceeds will benefit the youth of the East Deanery. Call (812) 476- 7186. St. Philip Men,s Club Burgoo Sept. 29, St. Philip, out Lloyd Expressway to St. Philip's sign or 6 miles west of Evansville out Upper Mount Vernon Rd. Cafete- ria serving from 11 a.m., with carry-out from 8:30 a.m. (bring your container). Grand prize 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4X4; 2nd prize, grandfather clock; 3rd, 27" TV; 4th, Camcorder; 5th, 25"TV; 6th, 4-head VCR. Over $30,000 in prizes. Drawing Sept. 29, 3 p.m. You need not be present to win. Fifth Annual Cow Chip Land- ing, 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. Family-style chicken and roast beef dinners, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., St. John Church, 5301 Daylight Dr., Evansville. Country store, crafts, quilt raffle. Adults: $6; children under 10: $2.50. Carryouts available. 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 Rummage Sale, held by Senior Citizens at St. Anthony Church, Evanslle. Proceeds benefit restora- tion of church. Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., in cafeteria at Second and Delaware streets. 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, drawing on Oct. 19 dur- ing half-time of football game. Offered by and for Memorial high school in cooperation with Audubon Chrysler Center. Tick- ets $20 each or 3 for $50, avail- able at Memorial athletic office (812) 476-4632, and Bartley's Paint & Body Shop, Inc., 474- 0014 (Tom). Only 3,000 will be sold. Winner responsible for all taxes. Drawing may be extended to Nov. 16. For more information, call (812) 476-1780 or 479-8326. Big Bingo Spectacular, Octo- ber 20 at Vanderburgh Auditorium Gold Room. Pot 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, Evans- ville, IN 47724-0169, or call (812) 424-5536, ext. 64 for information. 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 tick- ets. Drawing at the Big Bingo Spec- tacular 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. Retreats Legion of Mary weekend retreat, Oct. 11 to 13, Sarto Retreat House, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., with Father Bill Casey, C.P.N., retreat master. Call Mary Helen Laval, (812) 476-3511 for reservations and more information. Socials Holy Family, Jasper, Sunday, September 29, chicken and beef dinners, 11 to 6 p.m. Attendance prizes, grand raffle, food, bingo, 40 quilts, fish pond, meat country crafts, country splatter boards, ly ment. Mock turtle gallon. Drawing for $100! dance prize hourly, 1 to vest Moon, St. Mary W. Van Trees St., 5, 6:40 to 9 p.m. (Mass p.m. that Saturda, or sausage sandwiches with German fried potatoes, man potato salad to be dogs, coneys, pumpkin and', pies, coffee, sodas, and offered. music. St. Simon parish the park 12:30 dinners and fun with dren's games. Call reservations, (812) St. Raphael, Dubois, 6, to 3 p.m. Public party, other games begin 11 shoot at noon; 3 p.m., match (beef/pork). St. Martin, ber 19, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., ers, sweet table, raffle, crafts, Cash and prizes. St. Peter Celestine, ( tine, October 27, beef shoot, chicken dinners, ers, sausage, soup. Quilts, games for all. St. Martin, Whitfield ber 2, 4 to 8 p.m. Soups and wiches, pie and cake. crafts, quilt raffle. Support Grou Helping Children Grief, a Passageways bereavement program by Ziemer Funeral Homes, 6:30 to 8:30 at Eastside tian Church Evansville. ] of Crossroads Counseling ( Afternoon session in group i sion format is Oct. 8, 1:30 p.m., St. Anthony cafeteria, Second, Evansville. Youth/Young St. Benedict host a BYOB all 7th and 8th parochial feeder schools ofl Dei and Memorial high Sept. 28, 7 to 10 I with a banana and l for a chemically-free evenif