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I November 13, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Around the Diocese 7 Reading is fun First graders Theresa Adler and Jennifer Zenthoefer participate in their reading group. They are first graders at St, James School, Gibson County. -- Message Photo by Mary Ann Hughes Vocations awareness As part of Vocations Awareness Week, fifth, sixth,, seventh and eighth grade students at Christ the King School, Evansville, heard a panel composed of two priests, a brother and two sisters discuss their lives as religious. t ttt t t t I People Haiti adoption The parish of St. Joan of Arc, Jasonville has adopted the Nutri- tion Center of St. Antoine in Port- au-Prince, Haiti and parishioners at St. Mary Church, Sullivan, have voted to adopt the parish of Acul du Nard in north-central Haiti, according to Father Dick Wildeman, pastor. The nutritions center provides food and health care for seriously malnourished young children and offers training programs for parents, Fther Wildeman said. The parish of Acul du Nard has about 20,000 Catholics. Boxes have been set up in the back of the church in Sullivan for those parishioners who wish to contribute. Both St. Joan and St. Mary will have a collection on the first Sunday of each month. "So far, people have been very high on it," Father Wildeman said. On the panel were Father Robert Deig, Father Thomas Kessler, Sister Carol Ann Mause, Sister Catherine Kelly and Brother John Stout. The purpose of the panel was to show the students "more about the opportunities that exist in the various calls to the Religious I Happy birthday Msgr. Leo Conti, director of the Office of Evangelilzation, celebrates his birthday Nov. 13. Father William Wargel of Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday Nov. 14. Father Joseph Ziliak, of St. John the Baptist Church, Newburgh, celebrates his birth- day Nov. 20. New officers Parish council officers at St. Wenflel Church, Posey County, are Frank Lamble, president; Ray Koester, vice-president, and Janet Spahn, secretary. Anniversaries Congratulations to Carl and Opal Volz of St. Theresa Church, Evansville, as they celebrate their fortieth wedding anniversary. Life," according to Marty Horn- ing, director of religious educa- tion at the parish. The students questioned the panel "to better understand just when and how a vocation developed in the panel's in- dividual lives, how they respons- ed to their call, and what their vocation means to them in their everyday lives." Homing said the students had "vibrant questions that made the panel stop and think." The students' questions in- cluded "Are you really happy?" "If there were women priests, would you continue to be a priest? .... What did you have to give up to be a priest?" and "Do you get a vacation?" First-class rating The 1986-87 Marian Heights Academy school newspaper, received a first-class honor rating from the National Scholastic Press Association. The student newspaper also received two marks of distinc- tion, for writing and editing and for design. Editors were Kimberly Hender- son and Jennifer Beardsley. Star golfers Chris and Jason Compton, students at Christ the King School, Evansville, played a ma- jor role in the Evansville City , Junior Golf Tournament this past summer. Jason placed first and I tltt ttt ttt tt tt tltt tt i it ttttt Sr. Veronica The Passionist Nuns in Owensboro, Ky., will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of their co-foundress and first superioress. As part of their celebration, Sister Mary Veronica McKimmy has written an article for the Diocese of Owensboro newspaper. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKimmy of Princeton. She attended St. Joseph School, Princeton, and graduated from Immaculate Con- ception Academy, Oldenburg. Please send information for PEOPLE to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Chris placed second in the se- cond flight. Contest winners Meghan Belcher and Eloiza Domingo, both students at Christ the King School, Evansville, had their stories chosen in the Evansville Public Libraries' story contest. Memorial Myrlan Anderson has been hired as the bookkeeper for Memorial High School, Evansville. Mousetrap car Five students at Memorial High School, Evansville, entered Spanish Club Belinda Kallbreier is president of the Spanish Club II at Memorial High School. Other of- ricers are Karen O'Connor, vice- president; Lori Harmon, secretary, and Rachel Hayden, treasurer. Audra Freels is president of the Spanish I Club. Todd Williams is vice-president; Stacey Calvert is secretary and Jill Braddock is treasurer. Teens for Life The 1987-88 officers of Teens for Life at Memorial High School are Paula Levi, president; Julie Hollingsworth, vice-president, and Ann Blessinger, secretary- treasurer. a "Mousetrap Car Contest" spon- Gazette staff sored by the University of Evansville student branch of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The students had to build a car powered solely by the spring from a common household mousetrap. Katie Corressel and Alicia Biagi placed second in the high school group division. Nick Knowlton placed first in the high school individual division and placed second overall. Barry Wagner placed second in the high school individual division and Doug Strawn placed third in the high school in- dividual division. Kristan Weber is editor of the Gazette, the student newspaper at St. Joseph School, Vanderburgh County. Staff members are Keil Kaiser, Jill Reed, Doug Williams, Amy Happe, Mark Wannemueller, Heather Stewart, Jonathan Herr, Kelly Moore, Shawn Willis aod Craig Elpers. Please send information for SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. i I III IIIII I II II i I III II III I I I II I Continued from page 6 day, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-noon or 7-9 p.m. at the Catholic Center, Evansville. Led by Father Donald Dilger, M.A. For more informa- tion, call the Activities Dept. at 424-5536. Health "Stress Management During the Holidays," Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. in the St. Mary's Medical Center amphitheatre. The program is designed to help lower the level of stress ex- perienced during the hustle- bustle of the holiday season. Dr. Elizabeth Kalb and Dr. Mark Mar- nocha, clinical psychologists, and Robyn Rounder, nurse educator, will be the featured speakers. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Babysitting available at St. Mary's Health Matters Center for $1.50/hour. Those interested in attending should contact the Medical Center's Women's Health Ser- vices Department, 479-4007. Maternity fitness class, Thursdays, Nov. 19 & 26, 4:15-5:15 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Huntingburg. Part of a special package of classes offered to help expectant parents save money. Taken by itself, the cost of the fitness class is $10/month; $15/2 months or $20/unlimited sessions. To register, call 683-2121, ext. 150. Please send Bulletin Board in. formation to Mary T. Ellert, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evans- erie, IN 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. I I Please patronize businesses which advertise in the Message! Witches brew Members of the youth group of St. Joseph Church, Dale, and St. Nicholas Church, Santa Claus, created a Haunted House in the St. Joseph School building. Over 150 people attended and the youth group netted $117 for their efforts.