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Octal9,1987 The Message -- for Ca of Sou/hwemem Indiana Around the Diocese 7 L Cathryn galls (left) and An/ta Lowe are two new postulants of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand. Newm members The Sisters of St. Benedict welcome two new members to the community at Ferdinand. They are Anita Lowe of Louisville, Ky., and Cathryn Salla Of Springfield, Me. Both am graduates of Brescia College, Owensboro, where they prepared for careers in teaching. Lowe holds a bachelor's degree in English with a French minor. The 1983 graduate of Marian Heights Academy is currently teaching English and French at the academy. She began the first phrase {postulancy) of her religious formation in August. Salla's major is social studies. She will enter the Benedictine community formally during ceremonies on October 24 at which time her postulancy begins. Officers New officers of the St. Wendel Action Team are Dave Schmitt, president; Jim Knapp, vice- president; Donna Dilger, secretary, and Bernie Schmitt, treasurer. Swimming party Shirley and Mark /offers, Elaine Carrico and Linda Cropp helped with the junior high swimming party for youth at St. John Church, Loogootee. Anniversaries Congratulations to couples at St. Theresa Church, Evansville, as they celebrate wedding an- niversaries: Albert and Kimel, 59 years, and Julian and Doris McR, 48 years. Newcomers' The recent Newcomers' Dinner' at St. Theresa Church, Evansville, was hosted by Charlie and Bertha Head, Sharon and Steve Ford, Rila Reinhart, Judy Gormu, Jean Barr, Mary James and Mandm Luckstt. This year 42 new adult members attended the dinner which is "a good opportunity for new and old parishioners to get better acquainted," said Father Ted Tempel, pastor. Retiree group Forty-three members of Resurrection, Chu rch, Evansville, have formed the Resurrection Retiree Group, which will meet the first Tuesdays of the month. Happy birthday Father William Dietsch of Nativity Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday October 9. Father Leo Kissel of Sis. Peter and Paul Church, Petersburg, celebrates his birthday October 15. Father Bernard Lutz of Holy Rosary Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday October 9. Father John Schipp of Holy Family Church, Jasper, celebrates his birthday October 12. Father James Endress of Evansville celebrates his birthday October 12. Parish directory Yathm" Philip Knfllein will be heading parish efforts at St. Mary Church, Washington, to compile a parish directory, Assisting him will be Carolyn Mullvn, Dabble Haas, Liz Browning, Katie Pat- train, Becky Mourner, Bemetta Buchhist, Michelle Rainey and Mary Jo Kane. Belles of St. Mary's Margaret Allison is chaplain of the Belles of SL Mary's group which is open to all women of St.. Mary Church, Washington. Chm'lotte Bowling is secretary. Coordinators : Religious education classes at St. Clement Church, Boonville, will be coordinated by Jackie Lib- bert, Delene Black and Bob Vollmer. Approximately 100 families have registered for the classes. New officers New parish council officers at St. Clement Church, Boonville, are'Ann Bradley, president; Bon- nie Titzer, vice-president, and Elizabeth Anderson, secretary. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Mmmage, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, I N 47711: The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. tim Friday before publication date. Excellence award The students of Marian Heights Academy, Ferdinand, greeted their principal, Sister Mary Dominic Frederick with a guard of honor when she return- ed from Washington, D.C. with the flag-of-excellence award. U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett presented the banner of excellence to Sister Frederick in a ceremony honor- ing "outstanding" private and public schools. Sister Frederick was accom- panied by Sister Paulette Sang, English department chairperson and dean of student affairs at the school, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Walker, whose five daughters are alumnae of the academy. Mr. Walker has served as president of the board for the past four years. Secretary Bennett cited" strong leadership and steadfast dedica- rein to achieving excellence" in in announcement to the academy last spring. Marian Heights is the only secondary school in Indiana to be honored for the 1986-87 school year. Board officers New school board officers at St. James Sdmol, Hotdmtadt, ere I6mmy Seflmt, president; Im- nsth Air.r, vice-president, and Pare Griw, secretary. Other board members are Connie Stecldsr, Marlane Zanthoofer and Steve Utley. New citizen um comm a t sm student at Holy Redeemer School, Evansville, became a U.S. citizen on September 17. The third class class witnessed the ceremony at the Vanderburgh County Auditorium. Joshua received an Indiana state flag which once flew over the capitol building and a United States flag. National Merit Memorial High School, Evansville, has been notified that Michael Potter has been named a semi-finalist in the 1988 National Merit Scholarship Program, ac- cording to Gerry Adams, prin- cipal. Steven Andes, Joseph Honningford, Laura ScheHer and Angela Seib have been designated Commended Students. Speech program,, ," Mary Kay Elpers will coor- dinate'the speech program for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at St. Wendel School, Posey County. Editing Mary Auu Black has edited the 1987 Varisty Football Program for Memorial High. School, Evansville. Homecoming Jon ui Jan Pekins m co- chairpersons for the fou an- nual post-game homecoming, par- ty for Memmtd ask Sdmel students. Comput00 ed te Mnm wm be ulflnS comput  at Marian Heights Academy faculty lamber Sister Paull Seal {left}; Jerome Walker, board prm/- dent; Lmnda Walker and Sister Mary Dominic Frederick, principal, met to finalize plans for their wffi,hi, v.c. trip. spen sclmol, Evansvme. PTA board l d the PTA bom st am  Kaim aml Gaff Dam, c.e.. te ltm, t, tim vice-president; Murilyn Broahonra, second vice- president; Susan Melton secretary; Lanra Brown, tmesurer; Pde Wemer, auditor, and Mary ]o Schymtk, counseIo. Sem00 C.,w, a student at MomorJel High School, lvamviltg, has been nanmd a semifinalist in the 1988 National SchoUm , gram lm Outmmtmg Negro Studanm. I ts tim sea d Mr, md IL Qmmi ;Nm. 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