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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana December 8, 1989 Bulletin Board A courtroom visi$ Sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Christ the King School, Evansville, visited Vanderburgh Cir- cuit Court Judge William Miller's courtroom recently to observe sentencings and to visit with the judge. Judge Miller is a member of Christ the King parish;he will be retiring in January. -- Message Photo by Mary Ann Hughes General interest Monthly dance, Armstrong Recreation Center, Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30-11:30 p.m., at the center, Highway 65 and Baseline Rd. Music by "Jimmy Hammers" band. Legion of Mary General An- nual Reunion, Sunday, Dec. 10, at Sacred Heart Church, Evansville, following the Com .... itium Meeting at 2 p.m. All active members are invited. Daughters of Isabella meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., in the auditorium, 7th and Vine. Social hour will follow. Corpus Christi Church public party, Sunday, Dec. 17, 1-4 p.m., in the school cafeteria, 5528 Hogue Road, Evansville. The Friends and Alumni of Memorial High School will spon- sor their fifth annual auction Sunday, Feb. 25, 1990, 3:30-8:30 p.m. at Memorial. Over 300 items will be offered for sale on the silent and oral auctions, in- cluding televisions, gift cer- tificates, trips, collectables. To donate an item for auction (tax deductible), contact Wayne Hen- ning, 464-1200; Tim Hubert, 426-1231; Louie laccarino, 425-8244; Joe Harrison, Jr., 426-1231; or Joan Bernatz, alum- ni coordinator, 476-4973. Pro- ceeds aid maintenance and repair projects at Memorial. Craft shows The Gift Shop of Convent Im- maculate Conception, Ferdi- nand, will hold its annual Christ- mas craft sale until Dec. 24, hours are 2-4 p.m. daily. Handmade items. Holy Redeemer Christmas " Bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m., at Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville. Chili and hamburgers served. Homemade crafts. Quilt giveaway. DeSales Program Holy Redeemer Church, Evansville, will be presenting a new Catholic adult video educa- tion series, "The DeSales Pro- gram," during the three weeks prior to Christmas. The series is entitled "Our Celebration of the Eucharist," and is a discussion of the meaning and history of the Mass. For more information and for a time schedule call Tom Goergen, 479-8651 or 423-6609. Shoots St. Vincent de Paul cash prize shoot, Sunday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.-dark, at Highland Woods, Hart Street, Vincennes. Free cof- fee and soft drinks. Public welcome. St. Boniface Twin Towers spot shoot, Sunday, Dec. 10, beginn- ing at noon, at Twin Towers Grove, Mesker Park Drive. The American Legion, Funkhouser Post No. 8, will have a spot shoot every Saturday, noon-dark. Win meat or money prizes. The Post is one-half mile west of Resurrection Church on New Harmony Road. Retreats and workshops Directed Prayer Weekentt at Kordes Enrichment Center, Fer- dinand, offers an introduction to the directed prayer experience. Retreat is Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7, 1990. Fee for resident, $85. For more information call (812) 367-2777. Retreat for the Widowed has been rescheduled for Jan. 12-14, 1990, with Sister Betty Gunselman, D.C., a mother and widow, and Father Mike Hamel, Director of Sarto Retreat House. For more information call Ac- tivities Dept., 424-5536. Retreat for Women in AI- Anon, at the Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand, Jan. 26-28, 1990. For women who have .ex- perienced personal growth in A1- Anon and wish to continue. Resi- dent fee, $80; commuter, $55. For more information call (812) 367-2777. Seasonal activities t Sights and Sounds of Christ- mas, house tour and caroling, Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by the parents at Mater Dei and Memorial High Schools. Tickets, $6. For more information call the schools. Advent Concert by the Saint Meinrad Seminary Chorus in the Archabbey Church, Sunday, Dec: 10, 3 p.m. EST. The public is in- vited to this free third annual concert. For more information call Don Hale, 357-6501. The Melody Bells English Handbell Choir will present "Praise the Name of Jesus," their l Oth Annual Christmas Prelude Concert, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2:30 p.m. EST, at Convent Immaculate Conception Church, Ferdinand, Ind. Admission is free, the public is invited. Breakfast with Santa, at Cor- pus Christi Church, Evansville, Sunday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m.-noon, in the school cafeteria, 5528 Hogue Road. Craft bazaar, giveaways and pictures with Santa. Spon- sored by the Corpus Christi Booster Club. / Marian Day Auxiliary Covered Dish Dinner and Christmas Par- ty, Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m., in the Daughters of Isabella hall, 7th and Vine, Evansville. Please bring items for food pantry. Knights of Columbus No. 565 will have a Christmas party, Sun- day, Dec. 17, 3-7 p.m. Eat at 4 p.m. Guests are Santa and Mrs. Santa. Must have reservations. New Year's eve party, Sunday, Dec. 31, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 565, 2901 W. Maryland St. $20 a couple. Buffet, 7-8 p.m.; dance 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Larry Wilderman will DJ. 50 couple limit. Need reservations. Spiritual life programs Diocese of Owensboro choir will present a service of carols and psalms to mark the season of Advent, Sunday, Dec. 10, 4 p.m., at St. Benedict Church, Evansville. Everyone is welcome. Holy Family Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order meeting, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 6825 Nurrenbern Road, Evansville. Mass, Christmas par- ty and visit from St. Nick. Novice class is at 1 p.m. Advent prayer vigils, song and scripture, Wedtesdays, Dec. 13 and 20, 7 p.m. at St. Benedict Church, Evansville. Advent Prayer Day led by Msgr. William Lautner, Thurs- day, Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Sacred Heart Church, Vincennes. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. in the parish hall; opening prayer and first conference, 10 a.m.; Scrip- tural Rosary, 10:45; lunch, noon; Stations of the Cross, 12:45 p.m.; second conference, 1:45 p.m.; and Mass, 2:15 p.m. SPRED Mass, Sunday, December 17, 9 a.m. at Resurrec- tion Church, Evansville. St. Benedict Church parish penance rite, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2 and 7 p.m. at St. Benedict, Evansville. Miraculous Medal Novena of the Blessed Mother, every Mon- day night, 7 p,m., at St. Benedict Church, 1312 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville. All are welcome. Prayer hour, every Wednes- day, noon, at St. Benedict Church, 1312 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville. Masses for the Deaf are the first and third Saturday of each month at St. John Church, Daylight, 6:30 p.m. with religion classes at 5 p.m.; and the second and fourth Saturday of every month, 7 p.m. EST, Health Cholesterol screenings offered by the Tri-State Regional Heart o Institute and St. Mary's Health Matters Center at the Health Mat- ters Center, Tuesday, December 12, 8-11 a.m. Cost is $4 per per- son. Appointments needed. For more information call 479-4110. Dinners St. Theresa Church Sunday Dinner, Dec. 10 in the school cafeteria, 700 Herndon Drive, Evansville, Chicken and roast beef dinners served cafeteria- style 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Carry- outs available; please bring own containers. Support groups Hope is a monthly support group sponsored by the Evansville Cancer Center for pa- tients and their families. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m:, at Shoney's Restaurant, Green River Rd. The group will provide infor- mation, support and assistance with community resources. For more information call Barbara Wedding, 474-1117. The Widows Support Group of Dubois County meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. and the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the parish center at St. Joseph Church, Jasper. For information, call Sister Jackie Kissel, 482-1805. Widowers support group meetings are he'ld at St. Joseph parish center, Jasper. The group supports those who have lost lov- ed ones through .death. A dif- ferent program offered at each meeting. New members are always welcome. For informa- tion, call Father Frank Renner, 482-1805. 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. "Friend-to-Friend" program needs volunteers to write or visit a patient at the Evansville State Hospital. For.more information call the Mental Health Associa- tion, 479-0956. Survivors of Suicide, a group for anyone who has lost a relative or friend through suicide, meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Oak Hill Evangelical Free Church, 1026 Oak Hill Road. Please send Bulletin Board in- formation to Michelle Girten, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. The deadline is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Advent program "A Journey Through the First Advent" is a program to be presented by the 7th and 8th grade confirmation can- didates and their sponsors on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m: in the parish cafeteria, Resurrec- tion Church, Evansville. This program re-enacts the stories of various Old Testa- ment persons who awaited the Savior. It was written and coordinated by Sister Jane Mc- Connell, O.S.F., director of i Religious Education at Resur- I rection. Everyone is welcome to attend.