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December 18, 1987 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana mtt I Around the Diocese Indiana history As part of their Indiana History Ldies, fourth graders in Janice rson's class have had some "hands-on" experiences. The students at St. John the Baptist School, Newburgh. have been focusing on learning about the pioneers and Indians of In- diana, Mrs. [,arson said. The students were visited by Jim Worley, a full-blooded American Indian. "Ite provided great insight into the culture of American Indians." she said. Another classroom guest shared h'ollection of arrowheads with the students. "As a culminating activity, the children built a fort similar to what Fort Sackville in Vincennes looked like in the late 17o0s." SADD Over 100 students at Memorial High School have joined the local chapter of SADD. The students collected 3000 food items for the food pantry. "The food comoletelv filled uo the truck the St. Vincent dePaul Society sent," Waller said. MVP Laura Gries, a Memorial High School, Evansville, student was named most valuable player at tile 1987 girls state soccer tourney. She was awarded the $1000 Marsh Food Stores scholarship. lock Collins, a member of Memorial's boys soccer team, was named the most valuable player on defense and also awarded the $1000 Marsh Food Scholarship. Volleyball Carrie McIntyre was chosen as the 1987 Kiwanis Volleyball award winner. She is a student at Memorial High School. iiii!i!iii iiii:!iiii!!:'i iiiii!iiii!! ;:i]i:iii!!i Collection The Thanksgiving Food Pantry Collection at Holy Redeemer ,:hool, Evansville, was a "huge success," according to Steve Waller, principal. lUll I i t t t A celebration The Monastery of St. Clare, Fansville, was the site of an ear- 'Ly Christmas celebration on Dec. 6, for members of Holy Family Fraternity, Secular Franciscan order, their family and friends. Bishop Francis R. Shea began the day with a Mass in the Monastery chapel. Father Mark Kurzendoerfer, fraternity spiritual assistant, con-celebrated the Mass which was attended by members of the Poor Clare Com- munity and Secular Franciscans, nd their family and friends. Following the Mass, a buffet meal was served. Happy birthday Father Earl Rohleder of St. An- 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 i I I thony Church, Evansville. celebrates his birthday Dec. 20. Father Robert Wannemuehler of St. Joseph Church, Vander- burgh County, celebrates his birthday Dec. 22 Belles membership There are now 49 members of The Belles of St. Mary's, a parish group at St. Mary Church, Washington. Thanksgiving Mass Father John Breidenbach, associate pastor at St. John the Baptist Church, Vincennes, celebrated the first-ever joint Thanksgiving Mass for members of St. John, Sacred Heart Church and Old Cathedral. Fourth graders Jill Shoultz and Ryan Miller put the finishing touches on a class project. The fourth grade students at St. John the Baptist School, Newburgh, built a fort similar to Fort Sackville in Vincennes. I * I I Eagle scouts Steve and David Dilger, both of St. Anthony Church, St. An- thony, have received scouting's highest honor, the Eagle Scout Emblem. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dilger of Huntingburg. Parish centennial Parishioners at St. Anthony Church, Evansville, will be celebrating the parish centennial in 1988. The chairperson of the celebration will be Terry Hebert. Las Vegas Nite Paul Bockstege will serve as chairperson for the annual Las I I Vegas Nite at St. Anthony Church, Evansville. Council member Father Steve Lintzenich is a member of the search committee for the Evansville Area Council of Churches. Father Lintzenich is pastor of -- Message Photo by Mary Ann Hughes I[ II I LI ............. [ i " i IIII I t t i i i i t i I u St. Mary Church, Evansville. 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. " Volunteers Volunteers work year.round to make the annual Catholic Charities Christmas Store a success. Volunteering their time this year were Cecilia F.Minger, Doris Arnold, Phyllis Martin, Clara Weidner, Pat Singer, Pat Beaver and Sue Pence. The Christmas Store was held Dec. 7, 8, and 9 at St. Mary's Social Center. A total of 350 families were served. -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul Celebration Bishop Francis R. Shea celebrated his 74th birthday Dec. 4 at a special birthday pm.'ty at the Catholic Center, Evansville. -- Message Photo by Paul Lelngang