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Brute Society to initiate 114 candidates The Brut6 Society Candidates for 1997 include 30 individuals and 42 couples from parishes throughout the Diocese of Evansville. The candidates will be initi- ated into the Brut6 Society at Holy Rosary Church, Evansville, on Sunday, No. 16. The Brut6 Society is an honorary asso- ciation of southwestern Indiana Catholic lay _Person s who have been recognized .oy their fellow parishioners as outstand- ing models of Christian stewardship. The society was established in 1990 as an official activity of the Diocese of Evansville, Simon Brut6 was the first l.hcP of the Dioocese of Vincennes, m 1834 included all of Indiana and a portion of Illinois. The Simon Brut6 medal is a symbol of membership. It was fashinoed form the offical diocesan stewardship logo which includes the three ..... stewardship Ts rep- resenting Treasure, TLme and Talent. Following, in alphabetical order, are the names of the candidates and their parish- es..The names of the candidates were pro- vided by their parishes, as of Oct. 6. Leon and Betty Axsom, St. Benedict, Evansvdle; Robert and Martha Baehl, St. Mrs. Alan Begle, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand; Berendes, Resurrection, e- - and Barbara Berger, St. osepla, Jasper; John and Diane Bies, oly Rosary, Evansville; Eugene Bor- Peo,__net' St. Mary, Washington; Steve and Wre;cUn, Corpus Christi, Evansville; Bussing III, Christ the Kin Evansville; Jenny Butler, St. Peter Cele g fine, Celestine; James and Bette Coffey, St. Mary, Sullivan; Joseph Howard Craney, All Saints, Cannelburg; Glenn Cummins, St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes; Carol Decker, St. Mary, Washington; Charlie and Margaret Dewig, Christ the King, Evansville; Mrs. Richard (Marilyn) English, St. Francis Xavier, Vincennes; Mary Margaret Evans, St. John, Vin- cennes; Mildred Giorgio, Holy Rosary, Evansville; Bob and Toni Gogel, Mary, Help of Christians, Mariah Hill; Jack and Laverne Goossens, St. Matthew, Mt. Ver- non; Norbert and Helen Goskowicz, Holy Name, Bloomfield; David and Carol Grannan, St. Simon, Washington; Catherine Gries, St. James, Haubstadt; John Hancock, St. John, Newburgh; Bruce Hawkins, St. Mary, Shoals; Lydia Hawkins, St. Mary, Shoals; Harvey and Rita Hirsch, Holy Cross, Ft. Branch; Joseph Hirsch, St. John, Newburgh; James and Lynn Hook, Blessed Sacra- ment, Oakland City; Elmer Jochim, St. Joseph, Dale; Cheryl Jones, St. John, Evansville; Eugene and Judy Keepes, Sts. Peter and Paul, Petersburg; Thomas and Sara Kessens, St. Henry, St. Henry; Jerry and Mary Jo Kirchoff, Sacred Heart, Evansville; Kenneth and Jane Krempp, St. Joseph, Jasper; Ray and Jane Lambert, St. John, Daylight; DonnaLannan, St. Peter, Linton; Geneive Lents, St. John, Loogootee; Lena Marcoux, St. Philip Neri, Bicknell; Jerry and Judy Marx, St. Joseph, Princeton; Adeline Matl3ies, St. Raphael, Dubois; Gary and Madonna See BRUTE page 13 Celebrating 67 years Wlllard and Ltlllan Ennls, who have been married 67 yea,  for a pt at the start of the diocesan Golden Jubilee Celebration, held at Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, Oct. 5, for couples married 50 or more years. The Ennises were among more than 300 couples participating in the celebration which was coordinated .by Catholic Charities. w Message photo by Paul R. Leingang Gettelfi meets with shop presenls open ietter On poOr, offers partnership in tackling welfare reform ByBRIGID CURTIS tors of the Indiana Catholic are served by our agencies. In portive hand to our neediest Indiana Catholic Conference Conference said, "We come to 1995, diocesan agencies in Indi- brothers and sisters. They must . you and your administration ana served 101,078 people with acknowledge their individual Bishop Gerald A. Get- with a plan of action for imple- an expenditure of more than responsibility for their lives, But telfinger, representing mentation of welfare reform in $14.6 million. Hospitals under we as a society also bear a joint the Indiana Catholic Indiana. We want to ensure the Catholic auspices in Indiana responsibility for one another." Conference, pre- respect and dignity of all provided millions of dollars in See BISHOPpage 13 sented an open human beings, especially those charity care." letter, "Critical most vulnerable -- in this case, Gov. O'Bannon echoed his Needs of the Poor," the poor. We are committed to concerns for the poor and said, 1 to Gov. Frank O'Ban- partnership and offer our "Welfare-to-work is not just non, Oct. 3. He also offered pledge to partner with govern- about spending fewer tax dol- to partner with government in ment, local businesses, non- lars on public assistance'. It is tackling the challenge of welfare profit organizations and other also about helping our fellow reform implementation, churches to help individuals Hoosiers break the cycle of 6 Bishop Gettelfinger, speaking and families make a successful dependency and lift themselves on behalf of the board of direc- work."transitin from welfare-to- humanUP to fulfillbeings,theirasPOtentialcitizens,andaS O Bishop Gettelfinger went on as models for their children. I . to say, "We don't just issue state- share the concern of the ments, we believe in action. Catholic Conference. State gov- . 14/hen is the next diocesan Ministry Day? Poor families are not an abstract ernment will work with the "Mlstry issue for us. They are in our churche, businesses and civic ,. Stehe Day VIII is planned Saturday, Oct. 18, at Good shelters and soup kitchens and organizations to extend a sup- e rct Church, Evansville Registration begins at 8 a.m. Arthur Zannoni, the featured speaker, will make his pre- ...... 1_ sentation at 8:30 ,0 Never Told." a.m., on "Vatican II: The Greatest Story "200:;rbZ Ces a presentation of musical talent from the dio- gin at 11 a.m. . Websites ............................. Page 2 , For Hed._ rere information, call Benedictine Sister Geraldine a Couple of Beers ..................... Page 3 ttger at the Office for A,ult Fo,t-,,, 812 424 5536 or ( )'- mcliana Bishop's Forum. Page 5 toll-free : .... " ........... " -- 1:: (800) 637-1731. ..................... r i i