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December 4, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Around the Diocese 7 Christmas Store A total of 350 Evansville area :! r, families are expected to visit the 14th annual Christmas Store which is sponsored by Catholic Charities, according to Gary Eltzroth. The volunteers, many who work year-round, are responsible for the success of the Christmas Store, Eltzroth said. The five members of the Buy- ing Committee spend the entire year obtaining items for the store. They are Judy Kirsch, Johanna 'Ann' Seibert, Valada Howard, - Sue Pence and Cecelia Jarboe. "They are just invaluable," Eltzroth said. "They look for items we can use for the Christmas Store on a year-round basis." Eltzroth estimates it will take 30 volunteers a day to staff the Christmas store. He said the Christmas Store , receives donations from parishes, St. Vincent de Paul societies, ladies sodalities and men's clubs. The Christmas Store will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. December 7, 8 and 9 at St. Mary Social Center, Evansville. Families from Vanderhurgh, Posey, Gibson and Warrick counties are eligible for the Christmas Store. Holy Name officers New officers of the Holy Name Society at St. Anthony Church, Dubois County, are John Kempf, president; Kenny Leisman: vice- president; Glen Knies, secretary and Kenny Wathen, treasurer. Anniversaries Congrdtulati'ons to Dr. and Mrs. Patrick Corcoran of Christ the King Church, Evansville, as they celebrate their 45th wedding' anniversary. Jim and Betty Hardesty of St. Joseph Church, Dale, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. Altar Society Dean Schaefer is president of the St. Ann Altar Society at St.' Joseph Church, Evansville. Eagle scout Michael Hartmann was presented an eagle scout award in a ceremony at St. Philip Church, Posey County. He earned 31 merit badges dur- ing his years in scouting and his eagle service project involved landscaping at St. Philip School. He is the son of Jerry and Judy ,Hartmann of rural Mount Vernon. .Happy birthday Father Steve Lintzenich of St. Mary Church, Evansville, celebrates his birthday Dec. 7. Father Earl Schmitt of Fort Meyers, Fla., celebrates his birth- day Dec. 8. Father Michael Wolf of Holy Trinity Pro-Cathedral, Evansville, celebrates his birth- day Dec. 8. Father Firmus Dick of St. Ber- nard Church, Rockport, celebrates his birthday Dec. 9. D ell installation In November, the Ferdinand Circle Daughters of Isabella hosted joint installation of of- ricers for Huntingburg," Jasper, Washington, Loogootee and Ferdinand. Christmas project The parish council at St. Ferdi- nand Church, Ferdinand, has suggested donating smoke alarms to needy families as part of its parish Christmas project. 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. Phi Beta Kappa J" John Daniel of Vincennes has been selected for membership in tl ociety of Phi Beta Kappa and the Indiana University Blue Key National Honor Society. He is a graduate of Rivet High School, Vincennes, and the son of James and Karen Daniel of Vincennes. Good Shepherd Carol Pigman and Mary Beth Lodato are coaching the speech team at Good Shepherd School, Evansville. They are assisted by Cathy Stevens, LaDonna Nalin and Joyce Rietman. All-stars Congratulations to Tricia Are vin and Cindy Hirsch who were honored as all-stars in the non- public school volleyball league. Both are seventh grade students at Good Shepherd School, Evansville. Wildcat writers Nina Kissinger is editor of the student newspaper at Mater Dei High School, Evansville. Mike Deuner is copy editor; Katie Cavera is layout editor. Sports editor is Scott Cockrum and photo editors are Myra Walker and John Reynolds. NHS members Seniors at Mater Dei High School who are new members of the National Honor Society are Vicki Adams, Mark Donner, Mike Denner, Mike Dezember, Chris Raven, Natalie Tindle and Tina Wenzel. New junior inductees are Cin- dy Bradley, Loan Bui, Susan Dayton, Mark Duncan, John Hobgood, Joanna Horstman, Paula Kissel, Angie Kitsch, Mike Knapp, Lori Messal, Allison Moll, Dawn Neighbors, Charlotte Reisinger, Michelle Roedel, Kim Schaefer, Melanie Seib and Tim Weinzapfel. Spellcats Members of Mater Dei's "Spellcats" are Ray Becker, Jen- ny Sherry, Natalie Tindle, Vickie Adams, Alan Inkenbrandt, Jeff Preske, Jason Titzer, Chad Toelle, Michelle Scheller and Katherine Werner. Vocations Week Seventh and eighth grade students at Holy Redeemer School, Evansville, made their annual vocations trip to St. Meinrad this fall. They were ac- companied by Father William Wargel, pastor of Holy Redeemer Church. Speach team Studems at St. Wendel School, Posey County, who are par- ticipating in the speech program are -- Grade eight: April Arnold, Tricia Dilger, Sherri Paul, Lisa Peach, Lois Koester, Jamie Turkey and all the trimmings Knapp, Julie Byrley and Robin Faver. Kindergarten students at Resurrection School, Evansville, settle in for a big Thanksgiving feast. The -- Grade seven: Kristi Knapp, students made homemade butter to go with cranberry bread, pumpkin cookies, corn muffins and an Jeff Will, Jenny Knapp, Jason assortment of early American food. Martin, Stacey Adler, Susie Thompson, Danielle Schmitt, Melissa Spalin and Mindy -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul Martin. Grade six: Jamie Blankenherger, Jennifer Dilger and Jennifer Spahn. Caper Paper staff Julie Linette is editor of the stu- dent fiewspaper, "The Caper Paper," at Precious Blood School, Jasper. Art editors are Vicki Kluemper, Jeremy Bermersheim and Julie Linette. Sports editor is Jeremy Sermersheim and the ad- visor is Linda Bottorff. 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 Please patronize Message advertisers! I FURNITURE - CARPET - APPLIANCES HOME OUTFITTERS Students at Ascension School, Evansville, participated in a special prayer service during a PTA Thanksgiving dinner. They are Larry Klein, Eddie Byrne, Clinton Godeke, Jessica Grannan and "-=="q '"JASPER - LOOGOOTEE - WASHINGTON Michael Wigger. They are with Sister Jane Iannaccone. About 150 people attended the dinner, WE DELIVER ALL OVER SOUTHERN INDIANA -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul