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Bulletin Board For April 7, 2017


General Interest


“Words and Images” Art Exhibit, through April 8, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; traveling exhibit includes 15 collages, along with a booklet of accompanying poems designed to draw people into the lives and ministry of lay ecclesial minister; for more information, call 812-357 or 800-987-7311 or visit


Good Shepherd Rummage Sale to Benefit Haiti Parish, 7 a.m.-noon, April 8, St. Theresa Campus Gymnasium, Evansville; rummage sale to support education for children in sister parish at St. Rose of Lima in Haiti.


Join the Diocesan Choir for the 2017 Chrism Mass, 5:30 p.m., April 11, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; open to singers and instrumentalists from all parishes of Diocese of Evansville; practice held in the Cathedral school 2-4 p.m., April 9; questions, contact Jeremy Korba at 812-589-3886 or


Chrism Mass, 5:30 p.m., April 11, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; Mass and holy oils used throughout the year are blessed and consecrated, and the priests of the diocese make a public renewal of their priestly promises to serve Christ and the Church; Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available prior to Mass; all are invited to show support for the service of our priests and pray together as a diocese in the holy days leading up to Easter.


Evansville Philharmonic Spring Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., April 22, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Volunteer chorus of over 100 members, accompanied by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will perform many selections; $15/ticket, may be purchased by calling 812-425-5050 or online at; sponsored by Friends of the Chorus.


Rocket Rodeo Roundup Card Party, doors open at 12:30 p.m., party begins at 1 p.m., April 23, Holy Redeemer Activity Center, Evansville; enjoy an afternoon of family fun, games and prizes; $6/person includes choice of loaded baked potato, bowl of chili or nachos; call Melanie to reserve your table, 812-598-7081 or



Easter Brunch, 9:45 a.m.-2 p.m., April 16, O’Shaughnessy Dining Room, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; extended menu including shrimp cocktail, carved prime rib, raspberry pork loin, fresh salads, side dishes, homemade desserts; cost $23.50 for adults, $21.50 for seniors (55-older), $21.50 for military personnel, and $12.50 for children ages 5-11, children 4-under free; reservations not accepted but tickets may be purchased in advance; for more information, call 812-535-4285 or visit



International Salad Bowl Cooking Workshop, 5:30-8:30 p.m., April 27, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; learn how to make salads from various countries, including India, Thailand and Vietnam; cost $35; registration deadline April 20; register online at or call 812-535-2932 or email


College Life

UE Newman Catholic Community Mass, Wednesday,9:30-10 p.m., April 26; Sundays, 1 p.m., Neu Chapel, University of Evansville, Evansville; NEW THIS SEMESTER small groups forming — for more information, contact


USI Newman Catholic Community Mass, 4 p.m., Sundays, Liberal Arts Building, Room 101, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville; for more information, contact



Medicare Seminar, 4 p.m., April 12, Senior Connection, 951 S. Hebron, Evansville; informational program to help understand the many parts of Medicare and enrollment options, while no specific plans of companies are discussed; free; registration required by calling 812-473-7271.



14th Annual Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Die Kirche Auktion Fest, 5-7:30 p.m., April 8, German meal and auction preview; April 9, silent, live and Chinese auctions, raffles, half pot, food booths, giant bake sale, kid’s games, and ice cream shop; all events held at Haubstadt Old Gym, West St., Haubstadt; for more information, contact parish office.


“Crop-Paper-Scissors” Scrapbooking and Craft Event, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., April 15, St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Evansville; variety of craft activities, including scrapbooking, make and takes, stamping cards and gift ideas; door prizes, silent auction and items for sale; lunch is provided; proceeds help fund autism services for children in the community; to reserve your spot or make a donation, contact Kelly Shaw at 812-485-4419 or


Patchwork Central Pancake Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 a.m., April 22, 100 Washington Ave., Evansville; All-you-can-eat Pancake Extravaganza and Spring Art Sale; $6/adults, $4/children; for more information, call 812-424-2735.



Creighton Model Fertility Care, 6:30 p.m., April 19, St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children, Evansville; free introductory session provides professional services in fertility awareness, cycle irregularities, determining the potential cause of infertility issues, breastfeeding, and menopause; sessions can assist couples with information and education in achieving or avoiding a pregnancy through the use of this method of charting the woman’s cycles, aid in identifying various women’s health concerns, and doctor referrals; for information and to register, call 812 421-2030.



Catholic Charities Engaged Encounter Weekends, April 29-30 and Sept. 9-10, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; weekend retreat with other engaged couples that affords time alone together to plan for marriage, trained facilitators lead the program, for more information or to register, please visit or call Catholic Charities at 812-423-5456.


Catholic Charities’ Newly Married Workshops, 6-8 p.m., Catholic Charities, 610 E. Walnut St., Evansville; no cost to attend, materials, snacks and drinks provided; May 2: Good parenting and healthy families; May 23: Family of origin, expectations and adjustment; reservations required; for more details and to register, visit or call 812-423-5456.



Triduum Retreat, April 13-16, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; silent retreat runs from 2:30 p.m. on Holy Thursday to 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday; cost $250, includes meals and a private room; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777 or 812-367-1411 ext. 2915, or visit


Spiritual Growth

Lenten Day of Prayer, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 8, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; registration begins at 9 a.m.; event led by Monsignor Bernard Powers and will include Mass and Reconciliation; cost is $25 which includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


“We Were There” Way of the Cross Presentation, 7:30 p.m, April 11, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; dramatic, prayerful presentation of Pope John Paul II’s scriptural Way of the Cross; for more information, contact Shrine Pastoral Ministries at 618-397-6700 ext. 6276 or


“The Joy of Love” Book Study, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., April 13, May 11, June 8, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14; Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; $20 fee per class includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Way of the Cross, 3:30 p.m., April 14, beginning at the Four Freedoms Monument in Downtown Evansville and concluding at St. Mary Parish, 613 Cherry St., Evansville; event will reflect on the path that Christ followed for our redemption; all are welcome; event should finish before 5:30 p.m.; questions, please contact Father Alex Zenthoefer at


“Journey of Decision” Way of the Cross Presentation, 1 p.m., April 14,  National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; outdoor Stations of the Cross, in which Pilate, Veronica, Mary, Herod and other witnesses of Christ’s Passion share their stories and experiences; for more information contact Shrine Pastoral Ministries at 618-397-6700 ext. 6276 or


Way of the Cross for Justice, 10-11 a.m., April 14, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; recall Jesus’ journey to the cross while praying for many justice struggles we face today; cost to attend the event is a freewill offering, which will support ongoing justice efforts throughout the Wabash Valley; for more information, call 812-535-2952 or email


Divine Mercy Sunday, 3 p.m., April 23, Holy Cross Parish, Fort Branch; service will include Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, Litany of Divine Mercy and the Sacrament of Confession will also be available.


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