Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For Sept. 15, 2017


Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Sep. 29, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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

National Alpaca Farm Days Open House, 1 to 4 p.m., Sept 24, Saint 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 ’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.


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.


Reitz Memorial Class of ’57 Class Reunion, Oct 13-14; Oct 13 dinner at Archie and Clyde’s Pizza 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



Icon paining workshop, Oct 8-13, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; cost is $1000, which includes materials, room and meals; a nonrefundable reservation fee is required; for reservations or more info call 800-581-6905.


27th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop, St. Bede Theater, Saint Meinrad campus; 7 p.m., Oct. 3, evening lecture “Preaching the Mystery: Augustine’s Christocentric Rhetoric and Rhetorical Christology,” 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Oct. 4, workshop on “The Voice of the ‘Whole Christ’: Augustine’s Explanation of the Psalms;” free but reservations required at 812-357-6627 or email


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



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; register at or by calling 812-423-5456; registration required and 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, Illinois; for more information call John Bennett at 812-639-7055 or visit


Dinners / Festivals

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, quit raffle, theme basket raffle, country store and silent auction; public is welcome.  For more info, call 812-357-5533.


St. Mary Parish Picnic, immediately following 9:30 a.m. Mass until 4 p.m., Sept. 17, St. Mary Parish, 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.


Holy Rosary Mexican Kermes, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept 17, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville; Mexican food, games and music outside on parish lawn; for more information call 812-477-8923.


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


Haubstadt Knights of St. John Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m., Sept 24, 107 S. Main St., Haubstadt; fried chicken, dressing, dumplings, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and desserts; dine in or carry out; adults $10, child (10 and under) $5; for more information email


Holy Cross Chicken Dinner, 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., Oct 1, Holy Cross School Cafeteria, Fort Branch; family style all-you-can-eat chicken dinner; adults $9.50, children $4.50; carry-out available; for more information call 812-753-3548.


St. Francis Xavier Parish Autumn in the Woods Festival, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Oct 22, Highland Woods, Vincennes; mega raffle, country store, theme baskets, famous fricassee and other food; admission is free; soup carryout’s start at 7:30 a.m.; everyone is welcome!



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.


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.



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 #, or call parish office at 812-477-8923.


10th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk/run begins, Sept 30, Evansville State Hospital, Evansville; Fr. Ted Temple will be leading the walk; for more information visit


Used Book and Bake Sale, 8 a.m. – noon, Oct. 7, Holy Spirit Cafeteria, Evansville; proceeds benefit Annunciation Parish St. Vincent de Paul Society; hardback books $1, paperback $.50, variety of baked goods; for more information call 812-459-4547.



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.


Effective Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s, 10 a.m. – noon, Sept 19, Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach, Evansville; registration required at 1-800-272-3900; $5 donation suggested; designed for family caregivers; please no professionals.


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


Live Life to the Fullest Parkinson’s Disease Seminar, 9 a.m. – noon, Sept 30, conference center, Deaconess Gateway, 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 Sister Celeste Boda, OSB; program is free but a free will offering will be appreciated; registration due Sept. 18; for more information or to register call 800-880-2777 or 812-367-1411 ext 2915 or visit



Brewing with the Spirit: A Monastic Craft Beer Experience, 6:30 p.m.,Oct 6- 7 p.m., Oct 7, St. Benedict’s Brew Works, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; participants sample and make craft beer; cost is $235 including meals and lodging, commuter cost is $175; for more information call 812-719-2301 or email


Praying with the Mystics of Assisi and Indiana, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Oct 7, Providence Hall Conference Room, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; personal reflection, quiet prayer, journaling and faith sharing; cost is $45 which includes lunch; deadline Oct 2; register online at or by calling 812-535-2952.


Spiritual Growth

“The Joy of Love” Book Study, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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, Saint 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 is $45 and includes lunch; registration deadline is Sept. 11; register online at or by calling 812-535-2952 or emailing


Celebrate Fall Equinox, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Sept 22, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint 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 – 3:30 p.m., Sept 30, Providence Hall Community Room, Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; join facilitator Jan Phillips to learn about conscious creativity and spiritual awakening; cost is $65 without lodging, or $125 with lodging, which is limited; registration deadline is Sept 22; register online at or by calling 812-535-2952 or emailing


Monte Cassino pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in October, Monte Cassino Shrine, one mile east of Saint Meinrad Archabbey on St Rd 62, St. Meinrad; public is invited; for more information call 812-357-6501.


Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Feast Day, 11 a.m., Oct 3, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; people of all faith traditions are invited to celebrate the Feast Day of the eighth American Saint; for more information call 812-535-2952.



Oblates of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand Meeting, 1-3 p.m., Sept. 16, St. Gertrude Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; “The Rule of St. Benedict”; anyone who would like to learn more about the Oblates is invited to attend; for more information contact Sister Brenda Engleman, OSB 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, Mater Dei High School, Evansville; adult retreat March 17.


Identity Project, 1-3 p.m., once to twice per month starting Oct. 15, Holy Redeemer Parish, Evansville; open to all high school youth; contact your parish PCL, DRE or Youth Director or the Identity Project Coordinator at to find out more.