Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For June 9, 2017


Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, June 30 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, June 20.

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

Art Exhibit by Laura Foster Nicholson, though July 14, Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit of tapestries, watercolors and digital prints; free and open to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311 or visit


Marian Educational Outreach “Tech it Easy” summer technology day camp, June 12 – 13, Memorial High School Media Center, Evansville; available to any student experiencing any 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


Summer Solstice Celebration, 6:30-7:30 p.m., June 20, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; persons of all faith traditions are invited to join the Sisters of Providence as they celebrate the beginning of summer; no cost to attend and refreshments will be served; for more information, call 812-535-2930.


2017 Tour de Fleur Garden Walk, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., June 24,  Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties; admission tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of walk; for more information including location and ticket sales locations please call Karen Flittner at 812-853-0251 or, or Sandy Mehling at 812-853-6672 or


St. Vincent dePaul Quarterly Breakfast, 8 a.m., June 25, Resurrection Catholic Church, Evansville; Bishop Charles C. Thompson and Father Kreilein will celebrate Mass at 8 a.m. and breakfast will follow in the cafeteria; Bishop Thompson will be the guest speaker and will speak on “Pope Francis’ Call for Outreach and the Place of St. Vincent dePaul in that Call;” all are welcome; please call in reservations to 812-423-7842 by June 19.



Couple’s Social Dancing Classes, beginning in June, St. Vincent Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; next session will offer Waltz Level 1, Rumba Level 1 and East Coast Swing Level 1; each class lasts for five weeks and is $65 per couple; pre-registration is required; call St. Vincent Wellness Center at 812-485-5725 to register.



Safe Sitter Classes, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., students choose one date: 13, 14 or 26, St. Vincent Outreach Services, Evansville; hands-on class that teaches boys and girls ages 11 to 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children; $60 fee covers one-day program, student manual, messenger bag and supplies; students need to bring a sack lunch; class size limited and registration is required by calling 812-485-5607.


Fear- Just a feeling but often a problem, 9-11:30 a.m., June 24, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, Ill.; presentation on how to best move through fears to the fullness of life; cost $20, pre-registration required; information and registration at or contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270.


Nuno Felted Scarves Workshop, 1-5 p.m., June 24, White Violet Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; no felting experience necessary; cost $100, which includes all materials; registration deadline June 17; register online at or by calling 812-535-2930 or emailing


Monasticism in the 21st Century - A view from the trenches, 7-9 p.m., July 2, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; presented by Father Michael Casey; $175 includes program, overnight lodging at Kordes Hall, two meals; commuter cost $125; registration due June 29; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777 or visit



Free Patriotic Concerts, 7 p.m., Sundays in June, Evansville Central High School auditorium; Evansville Symphonic Band will present free concerts each week featuring local solo artists; for more information visit



Gather in Faith Women’s Conference, 8 a.m. -3:30 p.m., Sept. 16, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; Conference theme is “With Great Love;” keynote speaker Hallie Lord, author and radio host; breakout sessions; cost $25 includes lunch, childcare available $5 per child, $15 family max; register online at or contact Bethany Logan at


Catholic Charities Wisdom Days, Dubois County (Huntingburg Event Center, Sept 18), Vincennes (Green Activities Center, Vincennes University, Sept 25) and Evansville (St. Vincent Evansville/St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Oct 2); free and includes lunch, speakers, attendance prices and a visit from Bishop Charles Thompson; free-will offerings are appreciated; registration opens 8 a.m. July 26 at 8 a.m. at or by calling 812-423-5456; registration required and deadline is two weeks prior to event.



Steak Night, 5 p.m.-midnight, July 8, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Daylight; dinner served 6-8 p.m., includes ribeye steak, baked potato, vegetable, adult beverages and sodas available to purchase; music throughout the evening by Haywire; advance ticket $18, at the door $20; must be 21 to enter, photo ID required; $5,000 in raffle prizes to be given away; corporate sponsorships available; call 812-867-3718 for information.



St. James Parish Sr. Citizen trip, seniors leave June 19 and return on June 20, St. James Parish, Haubstadt; join the St. James seniors as they travel via bus to visit the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky. and  the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky.; reservations are required and are due by June 12; if you have questions or need pricing and housing information, please contact Norma at 812-867-3036, or at 812-306-4098.


Over 50 Catholic Singles Club, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Holy Family Room in St. Benedict Hall, St. Benedict Cathedral; all are welcome to join!



Rebekah Shinabarger Scholarship Fund Sand Volleyball Tournament, 8 a.m., June 10, Wesselman Park sand volleyball courts, Evansville; registrants can form teams of 10 or join individually and be matched with open teams; teams guaranteed two games of play; prizes awarded for best team uniform; $15 per person registration includes a tournament t-shirt; registration is open at


Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., June 23, 7 a.m.-noon, June 24, St. Clement Catholic Church, Boonville; $5 bag sale each day, larger items will be priced; for more information call 812-897-4653.


Holy Rosary Premium Smoked Baby Back Ribs, 10 a.m. - noon, June 24, corner of Green River Rd. & Washington Ave., Evansville; $20/slab; for pre-orders, email with order amount and phone number or call 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, June 13: late stage; registration is required; please call 1-800-272-3900 to register or visit


St. Vincent Outdoor Behavioral Health Fair, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June 17, St. Vincent Evansville, Front Parking Lot off Washington Ave., free and open to the public; come and enjoy healthy snacks and learn more about behavioral health.


Understanding PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease, 6-7:30 p.m., June 22, Medical Arts Conference Center, Medical Arts Building; Jasper; join Dr. Joshua Leonard to discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention; dinner is included and pre-registration is required by June 15; to register call 812-996-2352 or go online to and click on “Classes and Events.”



Marriage Help - Retrouvaille, program begins Aug 18-20, Diocese of Owensboro; Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi) has helped thousands of couples who are disillusioned or experiencing misery in their marriage; for information or to register call the Diocese of Owensboro Family Life office at 270-852-8346 or visit


Trips / Retreats

Private/Personal Retreat with the Sisters of St. Benedict, 7 p.m., June 11 through 10 a.m., June 18, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; for those who like the retreat atmosphere of quiet, meals and prayer without a director; cost $575, includes meals and private room; registration due by June 8; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777, or visit


July 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


Trip to Poland/Eastern Europe, Sept 25-Oct 6, join Father Ray Brenner to visit John Paul II’s birthplace, Shrine of Divine Mercy, the second Black Madonna, Auschwitz Concentration Camp and beautiful Cathedrals; for more information contact Fr. Brenner at 812-482-1805 or email or Carol McGarth at 800-221-4984 or


Spiritual Growth

Looking at the Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene and Judas, 10 a.m.-noon, June 17 and July 8, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, Ill.; Bible study led by Mark Etling, Ph.D.; $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.


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


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., June 13, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the Woods; 2017 gatherings will 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     




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


Youth and Young Adults

TEC 98 (Teens Encounter Christ), July 21-24, St. Mary Parish, Ireland; future retreat weekends Nov 11-13, 2017 and Feb 17-19, 2018; TEC is a three-day experience for young people searching for goals, acceptance, meaning and community; you can find an application and more information at