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St. Joseph Church,00V00n The Sisters of St. Fran- cis, Oldenburs, Indiana, were the first to use the Sisters' home, risht, con- structed in the 1930s. To- day, it is home for three religions women who serve the parish; Sister Bridget Arnold, O.S.F., who teaches at St. Joseph School, lives at nearby St. Wendel. The school, right, has 160 students. Construction of the school building began in 1958. School enrollment has been steady for the past 10 years. The statue of St. Joseph and the Child Jesus, below, is prominently displayed inside the church dedicated to St. Joseph. The rectory, left, was built at the turn of the century. It is home for the pastor, Father Francis Schroering, and for the Chaplain at Deaconness Hospital, Father Robert Wannemuehler. iiii I 0 .SONVLLf / VINCENNES DEANERY/" ST. JOSEPH ,. B -, ,=-"r'w ,,=.,,o SULLIVAN \\;  i MARTIN k KNOX I I, .ou,. j J m-,.., I oueols " o, "- ",..;, r JASPER DEANERYm .,,,I, INETON DER .... .o. . .,., ,, ,,..o ! I*I"I'"1 0 I1 ,**q * NEWBURGH POSEY c,.,=, v -"--"/-' "-- DEANERY SPENCE".,o --= EVANSVILLE_DEANERI .. i Parish proud of its long St. JoseIh Church in Vanderburgh County "is a ver according to the pastor. Father Francis Schroerin says the ] that they are. very,, proud, of,. and they want to keep it gore There is an-interesting blend," as Father Schroering the families have ancestors who were among the founders of the northwest edge of Evansville, we have a mixture of fami] in the past few years." ,: :: According to a parish directory published in 1970, th Joseph area was "in the home of the widow Weis," about 1 tiffed only as Father Czakart. An earlier history of the parish the priest as Father Czackart, a Redemptorist whose place of in Illinois. a The early history describes the first church as two- of 1841, for the congregation which numbered 15 :families. ' service. One half of the first floor was used for school; the o rooms, constituted the pastoral residence." IIII I I St. Joseph Catholic ChurCh, Vander Rural Route 4, Box 471 Evansville, Indiana 47712 (812 Pastor: ......................................... In residence:. .......... Pastoral Assistant: ................... ., ...... .... Permanent Deacons: ....................... Francis School Principal: ................................ DRE:.. ...... . . . . o . ...... , . . , . . . . , , . " . , , o . Music Minister:. ...... ................. M'ass schedule; ' " Saturday: .............................. ........ Sunday ........................................ I|I