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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana November 27, 1987 Bulletin Board General interest Buffalo Trace Council, Boy Scouts of America Christmas tree sale begins Friday, Nov. 27 on the Showplace Cinema East park- ing lot, Evansville. Proceeds to help support local scouting ac- tivities and programs. The Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Auxiliary an- nual bake sale, Saturday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. at the Jasper Holiday Inn Arts and Crafts Show. Homemade cookies, noodles, cof- fee cakes, fudge, cakes and holi- day treats. For more information, cal! Jan Renner, 482-0613, or Sister Magdalen Nolan, 482-0500. Victorian-style Christmas at the Reitz Home, Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 4-6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Special candlelight tours will be on Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 6:30-9 p.m. This year's theme is a "Victorian Christmas Wedding." The 19th century mansion is located at 224 S.E. First St., Evansville. Cost is $3/adults; $1/children 12 and under. For more information, call Jean Graham Lee, 423-3749. Wreath making demonstra- tion, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2-4 p.m. at the Evansville Museum of Arts and Science. Sponsored by the Evansville Museum History Com- mittee. Area women will make wreaths from fresh greenery, pine cones, wild weeds apples and ' live ivy. Admission is free. Retiz Memorial High School marching band annual fruit drive ends Nov. 30. Oranges, grapefruit, navels and tangelos.' Small and large boxes. For more information, call 476-9781, "The Twelve Gifts of Christmas" is the name of a charity luncheon and fashion show to be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Encore Dinner Theatre. Sponsored by the St. Mary's Foundation and Medical Center Auxiliary. Featured fashions will include furs, jewelry and evening attire provided by Esther's. Individual tickets are $25. Patron tables are $100 for three guests and $200 for six. Proceeds to benefit the St. Mary's Medical Center Care of the Poor Fund. Reservations can be made by contacting St. Mary's Auxiliary Office at 479-4260. University of Southern In- diana Madrigal Feast, Dec. 3-6 at the University Center Dining Hall. Tickets are $15 and $10 for students and senior citizens for the Sunday evening performance only. The Sunday performance will also be interpreted for the deaf. Call the Deaf Social Service Agency, 425-2726, for more information. Reitz Memorial High School 8th grade visitation days have been announced. All tri-state 8th graders are invited to visit Memorial on Wednesday, Dec. 2. These visits are by appointment only. For appointment, call 475-4973. St. Matthew Men's Club Christmas dance, Saturday, Dec. 5, 8-11:30 p.m. in the gym, 401 Mulberry St., Mr. Vernon. Music by the Blue Skies Band. Tickets are $8/couple at the door. Youth group yard sale and bake sale, Sunday, Dec. 6, after Masses at St. John the Baptist Church, Newburgh. Chocolate Shakedown, Sun- day, Dec. 8, noon-5 p.m. at Marian Heights Academy, Ferdi- nand. A festival for chocoholics, Christmas shoppers and children of all ages. Free samples and 100 pounds of chocolate prizes will be given away. Admission is $2/person; children under five admitted free. Proceeds to be used for Marian Heights Academy scholarships. Evansville Outreach Ministries is selling luminaria kits during the month of November and through December 15 to benefit ecumenical ministry in the com- munity. Kits include decorative bags, candles and sand to make six luminarias. Cost is a $5 dona- tion to Outreach Ministries. All persons who buy kits are asked to light them on their front steps and porches on Dec. 16, 6 p.m. for a "Feast of Lights." For more information, call 464-1025. St. Philip Church, Posey Coun- ty, daily drawing, Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 1988. One thousand tickets at $100 each will be available. Daily winners (Monday-Saturday) receive $100. Weekly winners (each Sunday) receive $500. After each number is drawn, it will be returned to the pot for the next drawing. Winners posted in the Sunday bulletin. Contact Dan Horstman, 985-3742 for ticket information. St. Vincent de Paul, Knox County, parish shoot, Sunday, Dec. 6. Support Groups River City Widowed Support Group meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. at the Catholic Center, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Call Bette Duncan, 963-3940, Martha Deurling, 424-2877 or Mildred Keil, 867-5117. Loogootee community support group pitch-in supper, Wednes- day, Dec. 2, 7-9 p.m. at Loogootee East Cafeteria. For more information, call Mary Bowling, 295-3714. Myers-Briggs workshop, Saturday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Holy Rosary Parish Center, Evansville. Facilitated by Charles Martin, who conducts his own private practice in pastoral counseling through St. Mary Church, Evansville. The Myers- Briggs system brings understand- ing and insight into many aspects of life. All workshop par- ticipants need to take the Myers- Briggs Inventory before attending the workshop. Cost is $15, which includes lunch. Deadline for registration is Dec. 15. To register, participants should call St. Mary Church, 425-1577. TOUCH (To Our Understand- ing of Children with Handicaps) is an organization of trained parents who have a handicapped child and offer support on a one- to-one basis to other parents who are learning to cope with their child's disabilities. Moral sup- port and accurate information on community services are available to you by calling Information & Referral Services, 464-9292. Ask to he put in contact with the TOUCH organization. YES (Young Evansville Singles} meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Theresa School Library, 600 Herndon Dr., Evansville. A variety of activities are planned each month. The group is designed to meet the spiritual, social and friendship needs of young single adults. For more information call Karen, 867-5038 or Jim, 477-5495. Depressed Anonymous, a sup- Youth Day planning meeting Twenty-five youth and adult leaders from around the diocese met at Holy Family Church, Jasper, last week to start planning Youth Day XVH. Here, they try to choose a theme song for the event, which will be held Feb. 21, 1988 at St. Joseph Church, Jasper. --Message Photo by Father Dave Fleck port group for persons suffering from depression, meets from 7-10 p.m. each Thursday in Meeting Room Three at St. Mary's Medical Center, 3700 Washington Ave., Evansville. Tough Love, a support group for parents, meets from 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1820 Stringtown Rd., Evansville. For more information, call 425-6861. SOS (Survivors of Suicide) for ithose who have lost a loved one. through suicide, meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 2300 Washington Ave., Evansville. SHARE for parents who have experienced the loss of an infant, meets the fourth Monday of each month at St. Mary's Medical Center. Overeaters Anonymous meets at several locations each week; 10 a.m. Mondays, Women's Resource Center, 5041 Bellemeade Ave., Evansville; 7 p.m. Mondays, Stringtown Library, Evansville; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Francis Xavier Church, Poseyville; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Newburgh Library; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Warrick Coun- ty Library, Boonville. Religious life Knights of Columbus Council 565 Memorial Service, Monday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. at the council home, '2901 W. Maryland St., Evansville. Chaplain Father Tom Kessler will celebrate Mass in honor of the council members who died in 1987. They are: Ralph W. Suess, Anthony F. Greubel, Donald Crane, Milton J. Reis, David F. Seidl, Walter A. Hillenbrand, Father Thomas Mindrup, Elmer Fr. Gerst PGK, Ted G. Fink PGK, Ray A. Rothlei, Paul C. "Pete" Thole and Edwin R. Kuhn. The families of the deceased members and members of the council are in: vited to attend the service. "The Future of the Laity: The Synod and Beyond" is the title of a videoconference to be held Thursday, Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m. (CST) in the Catholic Center Lounge, Evansville. Part of the series, "Church '87: Confronting To- day's Pastoral Questions." For more information, call Paul Loin- gang, 424-5536. Charismatic Mass, Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. at St. John Church, Evansville. 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 Mrs. Bob Weiler, 882-3365. -- In Huntingburg -- St. Mary's Prayer Group, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at St. Mary's 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. Reading list Books of interest to Catholics By RICHARD PHILBRICK NC News Service WASHINGTON (NC) -- Here is a list of new books of par- ticular interest to Catholic readers. Catholic Christianity, by Father Richard Chilson, CSP, Paulist Press, $6.95, 472 pp. Comprehensive survey of Catholic beliefs and practices with all topics cross-referenced. Body Broken and Blood Shed, by Father Luis M. Berme- jo, SJ, Loyola University Press, $8.95, 349 pp. Thorough spiritual treatment of the Eucharist designed to reveal its enormous riches. Anthony E. Gilles, St. Anthony -- Messenger Press, $7.95, 194 pp. Story behind the Reforma- tion, a great division in the church. Gathering the Fragments: A Gospel Mosaic, by Father Ed- ward J. Farrell, Ave Maria Press, $4.95, 101 pp. Draws together contemplative moments and fragments of spirituality linked to prayer, discipleship, taking time to be with God, and other subjects. Being Poor: A Bible Study, edited by Father Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM, Michael Glazier, $9.95,191 pp. Fifteen essays by various authors on Bible topics. Dark Side of the Satan Story, by William C. Tremmel, CBP Press, $9.95,160 pp. Traces the many forms of Satan through religion and literature and sug- gests that the idea is not dead but disguised today. Today We Celebrate, by Father Gerard MacGinty, OSB, Collins, no price given, 399 pp. Brief biographies of each saint in the calendar accompanied by readings from the saints' own writings or from contem- poraries. The People of Anguish, by BLOCK - CRUSH - CUBE WHOLESALE & RETAIL Ph. (812) 425-8191 GEORGE MOLL Owner NEIDIG ' PRAYER * SINGING * FELLOWSHIP * R 7:00 P.M. EVERY SUNDAY EVENING AISE CHRIST THE KING 3109 BAYARD PK, ATHOLIC ACHING 7:00 A.M. WEEKDAYS ON RADIO 1330 AM WVHI r,