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14 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Se Unit ,t Members of the Nia Dancers welcome parishioners and hon- ored guests at "Unity Celebration '96" at St. John Church, Evansville. Diane Northington is the director of the troop. "Nia" is a Swahili word for "Purpose," one of the seven prin- ciples celebrated at Kwanzaa. -- Message photo by Paul R. Leingang Contiuned from page 1 and representatives attending included Holy Rosary, St. Mary, Sacred Heart, St. Anthony and Good Shepherd, all in Evans- r ville; St. Joseph, Princeton, and Old Cathedral, Vincennes. Concelebrating with Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger were Father Kenneth Herr, recently o appointed as sacramental minis- ter at St. John; Father Earl Rohleder, former pastor and parish administrator, and Father Vernon Huguley, a priest from the Diocese of Birmingham who is pastor of two Afro-American parishes in Montgomery, Ala., Following the Gospel rehding, the choir's song of response, "Have Your Way, Lord," brought comment from Bishop Gettelfin- ger in his homily. "Do you really mean that?" the bishop asked. A few scat- tered replies of "Amen" and "Yes" came from the congrega- tion. His repeated questions brought a more enthusiastic response. "Then you mean that what you want is 'not my way, but Jesus' way,'" the bishop said. The response was even louder, assenting to the call for unity in Jesus. Bishop Gettelfinger, with the help of Sister Nesmith called forth the youngest member of the parish --Andre Johnson -- and the oldest -- Celina Buckn- er. He presented them with a "Mercury dime" -- which has a design on its back of a Roman symbol of power, a bundle of sticks surrounding an ax. One stick can be broken, but there is strength in unity, he said. Bishop Gettelfinger re-told the story of the man with. ten children, each of whom gathered two sticks. Each of them could break a stick, but none of them, from the youngest to the oldest, could break the bundle of. ten sticks tied together. Bishop Gettelfinger conclud- ed with another image of church in his homily and repeated it at the conclusion of the Mass. With the fingers ot  both hands intertwined and folded down- ward, and both index fingers pointed skyward, he invited the congregation to join him with the words of a children's game: "Here is the church, here is the Ed. L. Lee Mortuary 101 North Meridian Street Washington, IN 254-3612 In Loving Memory of Marguerite Jasnowski Miller steeple, open the are the people." :: Sister Nesmith the people in attend banquet at parish door to the church. Sister Nesmith said { nets for the worked once a week for the months. Paul Curd Unity Committee. developed and ers and rials. Peo Tru,, Corn SOUTH MAIN P.O. BOX 191 LINTON Sarah W. Bess, I All aes: Play with 1201 S. Bennighof. Evansville/, (812) 477-2233 UNITED BANK Your RED WING SHOE 320 E. Main - - 1916- 1996 We wish to express our sincere thanks to our many relatives, friends and neighbors 'or the sympathy, shown us during the recent illness and bereavement at the death of our beloved mother, Marguerite Miller. We thank Greg Betz of Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel for his solicitous care of Marguerite and for conducting the funeral services. We thank Deaconess/Ohio Valley Hospice Care who made every effort to make our mothers last days as comfortable as possible. We thank Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger, Rev. Wilfred Englert, Rev.James Brune, Rev. August Bush, Rev. Ted Temple, Rev. Don Spalding, Rev. Steve Lintzenich, Rev. Raymond Reising, Rev. James Sauer, Rev. Brian Hohz for concelebrating at our dear mother's Mass, and Sr. Jean Marie Williams, D.C., for the inspiring memories. We thank Rev. Atlon Davis and Rev. A. D. VanHoose for participating in the Memorial Service. We thank Diane Sammet, cantor, Emily Wolf,, accompanist, Becky Key, organist, and Annette Bauer and Jeff Ward for their beautifial musical contribution. We thank Evelyn Bethel, Sr. Anges Marie Dauby, St. Joesph Bereavement Committee and St. Ann's Altar Society for the delicious dinner, and everyone who brought food during visitation. We thank Msgr. Clarence Lindauer and the Daughters of Isabella Assumption Circle 144 for leading the rosary service. We thank employees of Miller & Miller, especially Casey Randolph, Dennis & Betty Hayden, John Monks, TJ. Monks, Ray Monks and Mervin Lester. We wish that we could thank each and everyone of you individually, but since that is impossible we want you to know that the f lowers you sent, the food that you brought and the memorial contributions you gave will always be remembered. Just being there when we FDIC insured to : needed you was such a consolation. /" 4 Last but not least, we thank David Kuzel, Kenneth, Scott, Chad and]J. Miller, Patrick Mulherin, Greg Betz for beingPall Bearers. 0 1 We here at Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel shall endeavor to continue the business in the same manner and with the same conscientious concern that our dear mother and father did. 3-year We thank all of you who have supported us during the 56 years that we have been here. 6.rate15% Interest Perhaps you sent a lovely card, or sat quietly in a chair. Or perhaps you sent a floral piece, if so we saw it there. Perhaps you spoke the '/wu= Pe=ge u (Am3 -  t kindest words, as any friend could say, or perhaps you were not there at all, just thought of us in prayer that day. Whatever you did to console i our hearts, we thank you so much, whatever the part. '',t.Egr, a.  I TsnAs Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel A. RUDER [  Jon, Raymond, Bernard and Gerald Miller ..)ig [ 3000 E. o A. |  Theresa Kuzel & David Kuzel [ I 473 0225 1 : ,, Greg Betz ,and Patrick Mulherin : / ,) s.d...... ROOFING ."Over 50 Semi 36"cov. #1 white from (13 colors slightly #2 metal ...... ,$26.95 to #3 metal ....... $18.95 to 5V and OVERHEAD Over 300 in 9 x 7 Insulated. TRUSS Any size up to POST BUILDING Any Size  Call for DAVIESS CO. Hwy. 50 E., 4 mi.E. 812-295-4229