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October 16, 1987 II I I I The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana I I IIII 3 Jubilmqans 80 diocesan couples renew their vows Nearly 80 couples who have been married 50 years or more came to St. Joseph Church, Princeton, on October 11 to celebrate and renew their mar- riage vows. During the Eucharistic Celebration, Bishop Francis R. Shea led the couples in a renewal of marriage vows. "My dear husbands and wives, you have come together today to renew your marriage vows, to thank the Lord for His blessings in marriage and to ask his continued blessing. You are proof of the abundant love that Christ has for married couples. "In the presence of the Church's ministers and the community gathered here, I now ask youIo continue to offer "SINCE 1913" INSURANCE -- REAL ESTATE 464-5993 AUTO * HOME FIRE " LIABILITY Saint..Cinrad School of -Ifieology announces de establishment the Pcur and Viola "0o NbOtVb- tcru s J r00-cbu r2cD-&00T Sc-Ar2CD00T00CTU INAUG Uf'AL LECTURES OCTOI3E 12. 21-22, 1987 Jim Camrell )ane 'lenberger John llenberger "Oavid Aocl, oF4 Cony. "Robert.Markerr "lberr'mbh Evans Woolen S A I N T M E I N 1.. A D / I N ,q- 7 9 7 7 iii, i i i .fbr furtr l ho. rmat{on, ca/ st2: ssT- Ms8 lj ] . II II i i l m yourselves to God in loving and serving each other as you renew your marriage vows." The bishop then asked the couples to stand and join hands. Repeating after the bishop, the couples said, "By the sacramental grace of matrimony which continues to flow through us, we do renew and confirm the taking of each other -- to have and to hold from this day forward, for bet- ter, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health -- until death do us part." Bishop Shea was the main celebrant of the special Mass. Concelebrants were Father Raymond Brenner, Father James Brune, Father Wilfred Englert, Father Joseph Er- bacher, Father Pius Klein, Father Paul Roos, Father William Schwenk and Father Ted Tempel. Music was performed by Sister Tess Duenas, Sister Geraldin Hedinger, Sister Mary Frances Schaefer and Sister Rose Wildeman. A reception followed the Mass. The celebration, which was attended by about 350 peo- ple, was coordinated by the Family Life Program through Catholic Charities. i i City C0undlman Second Ward Working For Economic Development and Jobs For The Citizens Of Evansville WAYNE J. GREENWELL Around 350 people attended a Mass and reception (above, atlei) honoring couples who have been married over 50 years. Above, Bishop Francis R. Shea poses with Sister Emma Jochum and her parents, Emma and Otto Jochum. Below, Cleo and Donald Zirkelbach renew their marriage vows. The event was sponsored through the Family Life Program at the Catholic Charities 'Bureau. --Message Photos by Barbara Paul A Commitment to Leadership and Progress BLOCK - CRUSH - CUBE WHOLESALE & RETAIL Ph. (812) 425-8191 GEORGE MOLL Owner i i t t VINCENNES i i American National Bank Bicknell - Sandborn Vincennes Drive-in Facilities - Member F.D.I.C. A Full Service Bank