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Bulletin Board For August 11, 2017


General Interest

Catechist Formation Day "Encountering Christ in Scripture,” 8a.m. - 2p.m., Aug 26, Catholic Center, Evansville; cost is $17 by August 11, $25 after; for more information and to register visit


Class Reunions

Reitz Memorial Class of 1977 class reunion, weekend of Sept. 8-9, Reitz Memorial High School, Evansville; golf, dinner, football game and events in conjunction with the annual MHS “Steak Night,” tickets for this event can be purchased by calling 812-476-4632; for more information, please email Susan Hermann Jarboe at , Alicia Frey Lachowecki at or Jim Jarboe at Please join our Facebook Group “Reitz Memorial High School Class of 1977”.


Mater Dei Class of 1955 Class Reunion, 11 a.m. social time, 11:30 a.m. lunch, Sept 9, Silver Bell Restaurant, Wadesville; food will be ordered from the menu with individual checks; classmates are encouraged to bring school days pictures for reminiscing; for information and reservations contact Willie (Rexing) Kain at 812-476-7930 or email Rose (Brenner) Breivogel at or call (812)985-2987.


Reitz Memorial Class of ’67 Class Reunion, Sept 15-16; invitations have been mailed, if you did not receive yours, please text/call Alice (Tenbarge) Jenkins at 812-455-6203 as the deadline is quickly approaching. Also check out Evansvillememorialclassof67 on Facebook.


Mater Dei Class of ’57 Class Reunion, 11:30 a.m. social time, 12:30 lunch, Oct. 7, Wolf’s Restaurant, Evansville; reservations are required; contact Donna (Helfrich) Rowlett at 812-858-7713 for more information.



Sign Language Classes, 10 a.m., Sundays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; $20 adults, $10 children; juice, coffee and donuts provided; for more information contact Marg Luebbenhusen at 812-604-0246 or Nancy Oskins at 812-477-8923.


Butterfly Visit Day, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Aug 26, Hartman Arboretum, Evansville; wildlife garden and Master Gardeners will be featured at this event; for more information visit or call 812-963-5418 or email


Helping You Help Others, 12-1:30 p.m., Aug 22, Catholic Charities Office (VNA Building), Evansville; free self-help group facilitator workshop; topics for discussion include guidelines for self-help group  participation, how to handle difficult situations for facilitators, self-care and resources; includes lunch; to register email or call Annie at 812-423-5456.


Art Designs in Nuno Felting Workshop, 1-5 p.m., Aug 26, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; learn how to Nuno felt while incorporating floral designs into fabric; cost is $100 and registration deadline is Aug 18; register online at or by calling 812-535-2930.




When Mental Illness Hits Home Conference, Aug 25, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; eleventh annual conference reaches out to families, friends and professionals who journey with those with a mental illness; cost is $40 with lunch included; for more information or to register, contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270.


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 and attendance prizes; 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.


Dinners / Festivals

Annual Mariah Hill Picnic, Aug 13, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Parish, Mariah Hill; fried chicken dinners served from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in air-conditioned dining hall, hamburgers, Mexican food, ice cream, lemon shakeups, famous Mariah Hill Soup, beautiful handmade quilts, inflatables and children’s games; grand raffle starts at 4:30 p.m.; free shuttle service available.


MapleFest at the Mount, Sept 8, 5-7 p.m., Sept 9, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sept 10, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; located on the former picnic grounds, Mount Saint Joseph, Maple Mount, Ky.; crafts, food booths, cash raffle; raffle tickets are $5 each; event proceeds benefit retired Ursuline Sisters; for more information call 270-229-2009 or email



All Saints Parish Senior Citizen’s Group, 1-2:30 p.m., third Tuesday of each month Sept. through May, Center for Family Life cafeteria, St. Anthony Campus, Evansville; fun, dessert and bingo; questions call Sandy at 812-402-5041.


St. James Seniors trip, Sept 21, Westport Plaza Theater, St. Louis, Mo.; travel to see comedy production “Church Basement Ladies,” cost is $79 per person, includes transportation, tickets and meal; call Normal at 812-306-4098 by Aug 20 for reservations.



Men’s Club Reverse Draw, Aug 12, Joseph Ziliak Arena, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; Tickets are $100 and include dinner from Schnitzelbank and drinks for two; only 275 tickets will be sold, and last ticket drawn will win Grand Prize of $7,500; includes eligibility for additional cash and prizes all night long; tickets can be purchased at parish office (812-490-1000) or Men’s Club (812-853-9078) until sold out.


Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Aug 18, to 8 a.m. – noon, Aug 19; University Nursing and Rehab Center (formerly Little Sisters of the Poor) 1236 Lincoln Ave, Evansville; items include recliners, chests, tables, lamps clothing and other miscellaneous items; all proceeds benefit the activities of the residents.


Golf Outing, 7:30 a.m., Aug 20, Cambridge Golf Course, Evansville; 21st Annual Saint Wendel Knights of Saint John golf outing benefitting Marian Education Outreach; lunch and refreshments served following at Knights Home; team and door prizes along with half pot give away; cost is $60 per player; for more information or team sign ups, contact Kelly at 812-304-0617, Chris at 812-483-8654 or Larry at 812-483-9915.


Home Décor Sale, 7 a.m. – noon, Aug 26, All Saints Parish, St. Anthony Campus Gym, Evansville; sale of home décor featuring bedspreads, pillows, pet covers, drapes, rods, mirrors, furniture, wall hangings, stools and miscellaneous household items to benefit Life Choices Maternity and Youth Home and Center of Family Life at All Saints Parish; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 565.


Youth Resources Scooter Scramble, 7:30 a.m. registration, Sept 11, Oak Meadow country Club, Evansville; registration open for players and sponsors; revenue supports Youth Resources and the Robert “Scooter” Tiemann TEENPOWER Scholarship Fund; for more information please call Laura Ferguson, Kerry Martin or Jeremy Brown at 812-421-0300.


On the Hill 5K, 8:30 a.m., Sept 16, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; registration open at 8 a.m.; $20 per person before Sept 1, $25 after, $10 for ages 15 and under; registration includes a t-shirt; register at



Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Fitness Classes, Jasper, for more information or to register for the classes, visit Memorial Hospital’s website at and click on “Classes and Events,” or call the Health and Wellness staff at 812-996-2399.


Women’s Cancer Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., third Tuesday each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, Memorial Hospital Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment; Pre-registration is not necessary and there is no cost; for more information visit





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


Spiritual Growth

Tour the Grotto, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays, St. Boniface, Evansville; tours of the beautiful Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto; all are welcome; free and open to the public.


Flame of Love Rosary Prayer Group, 10-11 a.m., Mondays, Holy Redeemer, Evansville; for information contact Mary Winnecke at 812-205-1112; everyone is welcome.


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


Grand Ultreya, 4:30 p.m., Aug 12, St. Boniface Parish, Evansville; Evansville Diocesan Cursillo hosts its annual Grand Ultreya and Reunion; witness speaker Patricia Williams from the Region IV Cursillo team; everyone welcome to join for sharing, fellowship, food and prayer.



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