Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For Sept. 8, 2017


General Interest

“We Remember You” Candlelight Vigil, 7:30-8 p.m., Sept. 13, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; remembering loved ones who have died by suicide; for more information, call 618-394-6270 or visit


St. Boniface Altar Society Card Party, 5:30 p.m., Sept. 13, St. Agnes Ryves Hall, St. Boniface, Evansville; quilt raffle, SCRIP Card Wreath, theme baskets, Chance auction, half pot and tasting table; for tickets and more information, call Beth Ann Murray at 812-760-1247.


National Alpaca Farm Days Open House, 1-4 p.m., Sept. 24, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; meet the Sisters of Providence alpacas up close, shop for alpaca items and watch felting, spinning and weaving demonstrations; free to the public; for more information, call 812-535-2930 or email


Class Reunions

Mater Dei Class of ’56 Class Reunion, 12 p.m., Oct. 7, Archie and Clyde’s Restaurant, Newburgh; food and drink will be ordered from menu with individual checks; for information and reservations, contact Ann (Rollett) Schneider at or call 812-424-5165.


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.


Reitz Memorial Class of ’57 Class Reunion, Oct. 13-14; Oct. 13 dinner at Archie and Clyde’s in Newburgh, Oct. 14 lunch at Evansville Kennel Club; invitations have been sent; for further information or to receive an invitation, contact Diane Krug at



The Gospel of John, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 9, Providence Hall Conference Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; examine signs, symbols, distinctive stories and characteristics of John’s Gospel and explore how faith communities integrate the writings into their worship; cost $45, registration deadline is Sept. 4; register online at or by calling 812-535-2952 or emailing


Sign Language Classes, 10 a.m., Sundays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12, St. John the Baptist, 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.


The Name of God Is Love and Mercy, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sept. 23, Providence Hall Conference Room, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; cost $25, includes lunch; registration deadline is Sept. 18; for more information or to register, visit or call 812-535-2952.


Icon Painting Workshop, Oct. 8-13, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; cost $1,000, includes materials, room and meals; a nonrefundable reservation fee is required; for reservations or more information, call 800-581-6905.



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


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


“Moved by the Spirit to Serve” Conference for Charismatic Renewal, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 14, St. Joseph Parish Center, Jasper; presented by Deacon Kevin and Linda Zeeb of the Diocese of Peoria, Ill.; for more information, call John Bennett at 812-639-7055 or visit



Reitz Memorial Steak Night, 6-11:30 p.m., Sept. 9, Reitz Memorial High School, Evansville; steak dinner with baked potato, green beans, roll and drink; silent auction to benefit resource program; $25 per ticket; walkups are welcomed; for more information, contact Patty Vann in the athletic office at 812-476-4632 or email


Bonifest, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 9, St. Boniface School, Evansville; craft beer and wine, food, silent auction; tickets $35; for tickets call Phil Zenthoefer at 812-305-5486 or purchase through website at; proceeds to benefit WCS technology fund.


MapleFest at the Mount, postponed until 2018 — more details coming soon, but all are welcome to join the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph on Sept. 10 for BBQ, crafts and raffle; raffle tickets are $5 each; event proceeds benefit retired Ursuline Sisters; for more information, call 270-229-2009 or email


Holy Rosary Mexican Kermes, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 17, Holy Rosary, Evansville; Mexican food, games, and music; all are welcome; for more information, call 812-477-8923.


St. Mary Picnic, immediately following 9:30 a.m. Mass until 4 p.m., Sept. 17, St. Mary, Huntingburg; join us for chicken and roast beef dinners, chicken noodle soup, quilts, bingo, raffle/auctions, talent show and fun for all ages; for more information, call 812-482-8318.


St. Meinrad Annual Parish Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 17, St. Meinrad Parish; food court, fried chicken dinners, St. Meinrad’s famous soup by the bowl or in bulk, homemade cakes, pies and ice cream; live music, bingo, air-conditioned bus tours of St. Meinrad Archabbey and a kid’s zone; cash raffle, quilt raffle, theme basket raffle, country store and silent auction; public is welcome; for more information, call 812-357-5533.


St. Philip Men’s Club Famous Burgoo, carry-out and drive-thru begin at 7 a.m., cafeteria serving 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sept. 24, St. Philip Cafeteria, Posey County; raffle with $20,000 grand prize.



Senior Citizens Gathering, 1-2:30 p.m., third Tuesday of each month (Sept.-May), St. Anthony Cafeteria, Evansville; fun, dessert and Bingo; dues $5 per year payable at first meeting; for more information, call All Saints Parish Office at 812-423-5209.


St. James Senior Trip, Sept. 21, Westport Plaza Theater, St. Louis, Mo.; travel to see comedy production “Church Basement Ladies,” cost $79 per person, includes transportation, ticket and meal; call 812-306-4098 for reservations.



Fall and Winter Children’s Consignment Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Sept. 9, closing from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. to allow certain items to be marked half price, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; due to safety, no children under the age of 12 are allowed to enter the sale; admission is $1 for all shoppers; anyone can buy, sell or volunteer at this sale; for more information, contact or call 812-490-1000.


St. Clement Parish Men’s Club Golf Scramble, lunch at noon, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Sept. 10, Boonville Country Club, Boonville; cost $65 includes cart, green fees, drinks and lunch at course; call Dave Lasher at 812-305-1381, Dave Schnur at 812-897-4361 or Bernie Meyer at 812-217-9653 for more information.


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, call Laura Ferguson, Kerry Martin or Jeremy Brown at 812-421-0300.


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


Holy Rosary Men’s Club Premium Smoked Baby Back Ribs, pick up from 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 23, corner of Green River Rd. and Washington Ave., Evansville; for pre-orders email with order amount and phone number or call parish office at 812-477-8923.



Free Classes on Mental Illness, 6:45-9 p.m., Mondays, 11-week session starting Sept. 11, Old North U.M. Church, 4201 Stringtown Rd., Evansville; NAMI’s Family-to-Family classes educate participants about bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, OCD, panic or anxiety disorder and more; although classes are free, reservations are required; for more information or to register, call Diane at 812-423-4333.


Introductory Sessions for Creighton Model Fertility Care; St. Vincent Hospital for Women and Children, Evansville; 2 p.m., Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 18, 2 p.m., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 19; free sessions provide professional services in fertility awareness, cycle irregularities, determining the potential cause of infertility issues, breastfeeding and menopause; to register, call 812-421-2030.


Free Dentistry Day, 7 a.m., Sept. 22, 1220 Washington Ave., Evansville; patients accepted on first-come, first-served basis; sponsored by Evansville Family Dentistry; for more information call 812-473-1400 or visit


“Live Life to the Fullest” Parkinson’s Disease Seminar, 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 30, Deaconess Gateway, Conference Center, Newburgh; free seminar open to all sponsored by PASATS; register for the event at the group website or by calling 812-297-8658.



Annulment in the Catholic Church: Dispel the Myths, Journey toward Healing, 7-9 p.m., Sept. 20, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; learn what an annulment is, what it is not and who needs an annulment; presented by Benedictine Sister Celeste Boda; although program is free, a free will offering will be appreciated; registration due Sept. 18; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411 ext. 2915 or visit


Spiritual Growth

Chant Group, first Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., Trinity Anglican Church, Evansville; ecumenical group to chant the Psalms under the direction and tutelage of Rev. David Goodwin; previous experience or ability to read music not necessary; for more information, contact Rev. David Scott Straw at 812-550-2467 or email


First Saturday Devotion, first Saturday of each month, Sts. Mary and John Parish, St. Mary, Evansville; 7 a.m., Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, speakers, confession, 8 a.m., Mass; all are welcome.


In Search of Sacred Space, 7 p.m., Sept. 12, St. Bede Theater, St. Meinrad Seminary, St. Meinrad; annual Dolle lecture on Church art and architecture; free and open to the public; for more information, contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501.


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., Sept. 12, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the Woods; “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., 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


Keeping Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 16, Providence Hall Community Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; through words of scientists and popes, the reality of the degradation of the planet will be discussed, along with the moral imperative to take action; cost $45 and includes lunch; registration deadline is Sept. 11; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Celebrate Fall Equinox, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 22, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; free celebration will involve the word, symbol and sharing; refreshments served; for more information, call 812-535-2930 or email


No Time for Ordinary Retreat, 7-8:30 p.m., Sept. 29 and 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sept. 30, Providence Hall Community Room, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; join facilitator Jan Phillips to learn about conscious creativity and spiritual awakening; cost $65 without lodging, or $125 with lodging, which is limited; registration deadline is Sept. 22; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email



“The Rule of St. Benedict,” 1-3 p.m., Sept. 16, St. Gertrude Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; anyone who would like to learn more about the Oblates is invited to attend; for more information, contact Benedictine Sister Brenda Engleman at 812-367-1411 ext. 2827 or email


Come Away Weekend Retreat, Oct. 6-8, New Melleray Abbey, Peosta, Iowa; men between the ages of 21 and 45 considering a religious vocation are welcome to bring friends; meals and rooms provided free for everyone; for more information, contact 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


Youth and Young Adults

Save the Date — Source and Summit, March 16, 17 and 18, 2018, Mater Dei High School, Evansville; adult retreat March 17, 2018.