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.............. The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana i! Bulletin Board General interest Wish Upon a Star benefit din- ner and dance, Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Posey County VFW Post 6576. Ham and turkey with all the trimmings served from 6:30-8 p.m. Music by the Country Gentlemen from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Admissioti is $12/couple. Wish Upon a Star grants wishes to ter- minally ill children. St. Agnes Church turkey shoots, Sundays, Nov. 20 & 27, noon until dark at Dogtown on the Old Henderson Road. Twelve, 16 and 20 gauge shells will be provided. Soup, sand- wiches and drinks will be sold. Holy Spirit Church craft show, Sunday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1600 S. Lodge Avenue, Evansville. Christmas items. Call 477-4556. St. John the Baptist Church, Vincennes, turkey shoot, Sun- day, Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-dark at Highland Woods. Fricassee, hamburgers, games and prizes. St. Ann Altar Society Sunday dinner, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 600 E. Virginia Street, Evansville. Chicken, beef, dumplings, salads and dessert. Carry-outs available; please bring own containers. Last dinner until next year. Reitz Home's "Nutcracker Christmas," Nov. 21-Dec. 11 at 224 S.E. First Street, Evansville. Public hours are Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Thanksgiving Day. Evening tours will be Nov. 25 and Dec. 1 and 8, 7-9 p.m. Lun- ches served in the Carriage House, Thursday through Sun- day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Group tours, by appointment, Monday through Wednesday. For infor- mation, call 426-1871. St. Boniface Church, Evansville, monthly dinner, Sgn- day, Nov. 27, 10:30 a.m.-1 pm. Sausage or meatloaf, kraut, behns and dessert. Tickets :are $4.50/adults, $3.50/chilcdren. Children under 5 years eat/free. Carry-outs available. / The Memorial High School Band is holding its 13th annual citrus sale until Nov. 28. For in- formation, contact any member of the band, color guard or Tigeret- tes, or call 476-9781 or 477-7169. "The Twelve Gifts of Christmas," a charity luncheon and fashion show, will be Thurs- day, Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Radisson Royale Ballroom, Evansville. Sponsored by the St. Mary's Foundation and the Medical Center Auxiliary. All proceeds benefit the Medical Center's Care of the Poor Fund. Tickets are $25. Patron tables are $135 for four guests and $200 for six. For reservations, call the St. Mary's Auxiliary Office, 479-4260. Lector Training Workshop, Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. CST at the Catholic Center, Evansville. Sponsored by the Secretariat on Worship and the Activities Department. Cost is $8, which includes lunch. Reserva- tions required. Call 424-5536, ext. 43 or 50, or write P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. Corpus Christi Booster Club's "Breakfast With Santa," Sun- day, Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-noon in the school cafeteria, 5530 Hogue Road, Evansville. Besides breakfast, the day will include a Christmas bazaar, give-away and pictures with Santa. For informa- tion, call 426-7975. St. Joan of Arc Church, Jason- ville, chicken noodle dinner, Sunday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost for meal, drink and dessert is $4. The public is invited. St. Vincent de Paul Church, Highland, cash shoot, Sunday, Dec. 4. Call 882-8968. Family life Infant car seat classes, Tuesdays, Nov. 15, 22 and 29, 9:30 a.m. at the St. Mary's Health Matters Center, Evansville. Each of the free one-session classes will demonstrate the proper use of infant car seats. Car seats are also available for loan from the Center. The fee for a loaner seat is $16 and is partially refundable upon return of the seat. Call 479-4110. Infant care class, Thursday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. at the St. Mary's Health Matters Center, Evansville. Covers the basics for care during the baby's first year. Topics include parenting roles and responsibilities, feeding, bathing and safety. Suggested for expectant parents in their fourth to ninth month of pregnancy or for adoptive parents. Fee is $5/couple. Call 479-4110. Youth West Side Youth Fest, Sunday, Nov. 20, 5 p.m. at the Corpus Christi all-purpose building, 5528 Hogue Road, Evansville. For youth in the west side deanery who are in grades 7-12. A liturgy will be followed by a sack supper, basketball, volleyball and board games. Drinks will be provided. Support groups Parents Without Partners discussion group, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. at 1409 E. Sycamore, Evansville. Topic will be "Forgiveness h forgiving yourself and others." Cost is $1. Call 424-7203. Mended Hearts meeting, Thursday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. at the Deaconess Hospital auditorium. Dr. Daniels will speak on heredi- ty and heart disease. Anyone is eligible to join The Mended Hearts. Membership consists of people who have undergone heart surgery and others in- terested in the group's objectives. Call 985-5247 or 424-9429. Alzheimer's Support Group meeting, Thursday, Dec. 1, 5-7 p.m. in St. Mary's Medical Center Meeting Room 4, Evansville. Provides education and reassurance to families, friends and professionals caring for victims of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The group meets the first Thurs- day of each month. Call St. Mary's Center for Healthy Aging, 479-4705. Caregiver's Support Group meeting, Thursday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. Offers educa- tion and reassurance to families, friends and professionals caring for older adults with various physical problems. The group meets the last Thursday of each month. Call St. Mary's Center for Healthy Aging, 479-4705. SOS (Survivors of Suicide), for anyone who has lost a relative or friend through suicide, meets the II Columbus Day November 18, 1988 first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Oak Hill Evangelical Free Church, 1026 Oak Hill Road, Evansville. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. Family Anonymous meets every Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Church, 918 W. MillRd., Evansville. For families feeling desperation because someone near them is suffering from alcoholism or other drug abuse. Twelve-step approach enables families to learn to live more comfortably. Call 424-8344. CBS (Celebration of Being Single) meets the first the third Thursdays of the month at 7 p..m. at Methodist Temple, 2109 Lin- coln Ave., Evansville. Call Mary Cochran, 476-4678. Depressed Anonymous, a sup- port group for persons suffering from depression, meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday in Meeting Room Three at St. Mary's Medical Center, 3700 Washington Ave., Evansville. Call the Mental Health Associa- tion, 479-0956. Together Learning to Cope, a support group for families and friends of those with mental or emotional illness, meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 2300 Washington Ave., Evansville. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. Rappin', a support group for all area teens, meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday each month at No- ble Roman's Pizza, 2403 Washington Ave., Evansville. Each meeting a different topic is discussed, possibly one that is not discussed at home. Time for questions and answers. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. Spiritual life programs Meeting on the pastoral on women's concerns, Saturday, Nov. 19, 9-11:30 a.m. at the Catholic Center, Evansville. The session will cover a brief history of the document and its four chapters on personhood, per- sonal relationships, society and the Church. Participants will be given the opportunity to give written responses to the letter as well as take part in small group discussions. A copy of the pastoral, "Partners in the Mystery of Redemption," can be obtained from Sister Mary Emma Jochum, O.S.B., office of religious education, 424-5536. Advent Reflection Days will be held on Tuesdays, Nov. 22 and 29 and Dec. 6 and 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. CST at Sarto Retreat House, Evansville. The series of six ses- sions on women and the Church will be led by Father Richard Hof- fman. The cost for each session is $8, which includes lunch. To register, call 424-5536, ext. 43 or 50. Diocesan Series on Mary, Sun- day, Dec. 4, 2 p.m, CST at Holy Spirit Church, Evansville, and Sunday, Dec. 11, 2 p.m. EST at St. John Church, Loogootee. Led by Father Bill Deering. Closing prayer service will include the Liturgy of the Hours in honor of Mary, Mother of Jesus. Several Charismatic Prayer Groups meet in various locations in the diocese on a weekly basis. The dates, locations, times and contact persons for these groups are: -- In Evansville -- at Christ the King Church, 3101 Bayard Park Dr., 7 p.m. Sundays, contact Frank Cook, 477-7370, In Vincennes -- Christian Life Prayer Group, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Contact Betty Weiler, 882-3365. -- In Huntingburg -- St. Mary Prayer Group, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at St. Mary Religious Education Center, room B, 317 Washington St., Huntingburg. Contact Bonnie Miller, 683-2506 or Carolyn Cook, 683-2553. Please send Bulletin Board in- formation to Mary T. Ellert, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evans- ville, Ind. 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. WOW (Widow or Widower), a social group, meets weekly to provide support, comfort and en- couragement. Monthly breakfasts and special interest groups. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. Widowed and Rebuilding, a support group for persons 50 years and younger, meets at 7:15 p.m. the first and third Monday each month at Oak Hill Evangelical Free Church, 1026 Oak Hill Road, Evansville. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. The Evansville Italian Club recently observed Columbus Day. In the foreground is the club's founder, Ben Donatiello and his wife. Anyone of Italian extraction is invited to join the club and par- ticipate in its apostolic and social activities. For information, call the club president, Tom Cici Sr.,, 473-3039. --Photo courtesy of Msgr. Leo Conti