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Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, May 19 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, May 9.

Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times.

Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail, fax to 812-424-0972.


General Interest

Lyra, 7 p.m., May 12, St. Joseph, Jasper; vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will perform chants of the Russian Orthodox Church and folk songs; no tickets required; freewill offering at the door; contact parish office for more information.


David Haas with Lori True Concert, 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., May 12, Annunciation Parish, Christ the King Church, Evansville; tickets $10, can be pre-purchased by calling Annunciation Parish office at 812-476-3061.


Mount Saint Joseph Academy Reunion, May 20-21, Maple Mount, Ky.; accommodations available for a nominal fee; $25 catered awards banquet; to register contact Marian Bennett at 270-229-2006 or


‘One Plus One’ Art Exhibit, through May 30, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer and Kazhia Kolb; open and free to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or visit the Archabbey Library’s website:


Picnic with the Bishop, 4 p.m., May 31, St. John, Daylight; anyone in high school or older welcome to attend; Mass, presentations by priests, religious brothers and sisters and lay church ministers, followed by supper and fun; contact your parish office if interested, email or call Marilyn at 812-424-5536 for reservations.


Sisters of St. Benedict Summer Social, 5-10 p.m. June 2, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., June 3, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; concerts, Color Run on Sat., 35 booths, virtual almighty duck race, quilt raffle, grand raffle, Friday night fish fry, Saturday chicken dinners, bbq, bratwurst, hamburgers, pork chops, walking tacos, baked goods and much more; for more information, visit or call 812-367-1411.


St. Wendel Men’s Club Grillin’ and Chillin’ Outdoor Party, June 3, St. Wendel Church Grounds, St. Wendel; 5K run starts at 8 a.m., kids’ dash starts at 7:40 a.m., registration begins 6 a.m.; parade starts at noon, registration at 10 a.m.; Cruise-In registration 3-7 p.m.; bratwursts, hamburgers, German bologna, smoked chicken, soft ice cream; for more information call parish office.


5K Color Run, 8 a.m., June 3, Kordes Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; Sisters of St. Benedict will host a 5K Color Run as part of the 150th anniversary Summer Social; run or walk, strictly for fun and not a timed event; for more information or to register, go to


Marian Educational Outreach “Tech it Easy” Summer Technology Day Camp, June 12-13, Memorial High School Media Center, Evansville; available to any student experiencing learning difficulties in grades 3-8 enrolled in Diocesan schools; technology devices and software will be provided; for questions and enrollment inquiries, please contact Beverly Williamson at 812-402-6700 ext. 2 or



Mother’s Day Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m., May 14, Haubstadt Knights of St. John Hall, Haubstadt; bring mom and enjoy fried chicken, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, dumplings and great desserts; dine in or carry out available; adults $10, children $5; call 812-768-6761 for more information.


Mother’s Day Dinner, May 14, Knights Home, St. Wendel; St. Wendel Knights of St. John offers fried chicken and all the trimmings plus dessert and drinks, $10 adults, $5 children 10 and under; for more information, call 812-963-6159.


Mother’s Day Brunch, 9:30 a.m-2 p.m.,May 14, O’Shaughnessy Dining Room, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; shrimp cocktail, carved prime rib, pork loin, fresh salads, side dishes, homemade desserts and much more; $23.50 adults, $21.50 seniors and military personnel, $12.50 children ages 4-11, children 3 and under free; information available at or call 812-535-4285.



Called and Gifted Workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., May 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., May 13, Catholic Center, Evansville; designed to help Christians discern the presence of charisms in their lives and how to use these to change their lives; $20 per person, lunch included; parishes will be billed; RSVP to Andie Gunter at or 812-424-5536 ext. 228.


100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, 11:30 a.m., May 13, St. Mary, Evansville; Rosary procession, Benediction, Adoration, Consecration to Jesus through Mary, reflection and May crowning offered; light reception follows; please feel free to bring flowers and invite friends; First Communicants are welcome to process; for more information, please call 812-459-4691.


I Will Sing a Song of Love, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 13, Annunciation Parish, Christ the King Church, Evansville; a retreat/workshop for pastoral musicians and all who love to sing; cost $25, reservations required; call Annunciation Parish office to make reservations at 812-476-3061.


National Association of Lay Ministry, June 1-3, Downtown Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis; theme is “Joy on the Journey: Serve. Collaborate. Dream”; conference offers Mass, workshops, exhibitors and time for prayer; for more information or to register, visit


Cultural Workshop, June 6-8, Mount Saint Joseph and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; workshop hosted by the Diocese of Owensboro addressing the challenges of evangelization in a multicultural church; cost $30; lodging is available at Mount St. Joseph Conference and Retreat Center for $30/night; to register visit


College Life

UE Newman Catholic Community Mass, Sundays, 1 p.m., Neu Chapel, University of Evansville, Evansville.


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



Forever Young at Heart — Support Group for Retired Seniors, 1:30-2:30 p.m., May 12; Wellness Center, Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; ongoing support group for retired seniors (men and women), facilitated by Phyllis Bussing, PhD; registration not required but is appreciated by calling 812-485-5725.



“Dig . . . Plant . . . Grow!” Plant Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., May 6, Vanderburgh 4-H Center, Evansville; nearly 15,000 plants for sale including perennial and annuals; Master Gardeners on hand throughout the day to answer questions and perform demonstrations; sponsored by Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association and Tucker Publishing Group; for more information, contact Rita Howell at 812-582-0762 or


Holy Rosary Premium Smoked Baby Back Ribs, 10 a.m.-noon, May 13, corner of Green River Rd. and Washington Ave., Evansville; $20 slab; for pre-orders, email with order amount and phone number or call the parish office at 812-477-8923; sponsored by the Holy Rosary Men’s Club.



Living with Alzheimer’s Series: For Caregivers Only, 5-7:30 p.m., Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave, Suite 510, Evansville; May 30: Middle stage, June 13: Late stage; registration is required for all programs; please call 1-800-272-3900 to register or visit



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



Summer Retreat for Women Religious, July 16-21; Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Mysticism of Desire: The Way of Spiritual Intimacy;” led by Missionary Oblate Father Daniel Renaud; retreat fee is $450 which includes accommodations, meals and program materials; commuters can attend for $275; for more information, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or email


Spiritual Growth

Monte Cassino Pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in May, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; for more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at 812-357-6501 or call 812-357-6611 on the day of the event.


Spirituality for the Second Half of Life, 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m., May 6, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; join us for a day of Reflection as we explore the riches found in our spiritual journeys; cost $70; pre-registration is required; for more information or to register, contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6281, or 314-241-3400 ext. 6281.


Looking at the Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene and Judas, 10 a.m.-noon, May 6, June 17 and July 8, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, Ill.; three-week Bible study led by Mark Etling, Ph.D.; $30 for the series or $10 per session; pre-registration is required; for more information or to register, visit or contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270 or 314-241-3400 ext. 6270.


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., May 9, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the Woods; 2017 gatherings focus on “Praying for Peace in the world and in our hearts”; candlelight service includes prayer, music, time for silence, spoken and silent prayers; free to attend; for more information, call 812-535-2952 or log on to  


“The Joy of Love” Book Study, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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


100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., May 13, Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 5440 Moeller Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio; free event with world renown speakers; free-will offering to offset costs; $9 lunch offered; RSVP at 513-504-8755 or 513-351-9800.


Support Groups

Creating Hope for Cancer Patients, 5:30-7:30 p.m., first and second Tuesday of each month; Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; using creative expression as a coping mechanism for cancer patients; sessions are free; call to register, 812-996-0626, or visit



Spiritual Direction Training Program, begins Oct. 16, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; applications now being accepted for two-year program of four weekly training sessions each year to prepare participants for ministry of spiritual direction in the spirit of the Ursuline founder, St. Angela Merici; registration deadline is Aug. 31; scholarships available; for more information, contact Sister Mary Matthias Ward at 270-229-0200 or