Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For July 12.


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General Interest

Knights of Columbus Bingo, doors open 5 p.m., bingo at 6 p.m., July 12, St. Philip Gymnasium, Mount Vernon; sponsored by The Knights of Columbus of St. Philip and Corpus Christi; $20 for 20 game packet; extra packets available for $10 each or three for $25; food and drink available.

Bingopalooza, 12:30 p.m., July 19, SWIRCA and More, Evansville; cost $5 donation age 60 and older; $7 age 59 and younger; tickets sold through July 16; 16 games with packets sold day of Bingo; must complete participation form; no lunch tickets available at the door; call 812-464-7807 for more information.

16th Annual Summer Used-Book Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 26-Aug. 5, Foley Room, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; sponsored by Linden Leaf Gifts; book categories include hardback, paperback, spirituality, Bibles, novels, history, children’s books, gardening, health and crafting; some CDs, DVDs and vinyl records; items not pre-priced, donations accepted; all proceeds benefit Sisters of Providence mission and ministries; call 812-535-2948 or email for more information.

Pipe Organ Dedication and Blessing, 2 p.m., July 28, Divine Mercy Parish, Sacred Heart Church, Schnellville; all invited to a special blessing and dedication of Sacred Heart’s new pipe organ; Bishop Joseph M. Siegel is scheduled to bless the organ; sacred concert and prayer service; reception to follow.

Icon Art Exhibit by Brother Michael Moran, through Aug. 30, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit of icons and drawings by Brother Michael, who translates this ancient art form of the Eastern Christian churches into contemporary terms; Brother Michael is a member of the Eastern Province of the Passionist Community; free and open to the public; call 812-357-6401 for library hours, or visit

Stitchin' Sew n' Sews Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, St. Boniface Parish, St. Agnes Church Gym, Evansville; hosted by Stitchin' Sew n' Sews quilting, sewing, crafting group; sellers can rent table for $5 for both days; contact Rosie Reising by Aug. 15 at 812-602-3850 or to reserve a table or for information.

Volunteers for Mount Saint Joseph, Maple Mount, Kentucky; volunteer your time and talent to assist the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph; opportunities include visiting the sisters, helping in archives or other offices, preparing food; required background check and some training; contact Doreen Abbott at 270-229-2006 or

Crosses for Sale; handcrafted crosses made from the pew wood from St. Benedict Cathedral; each cross is 9.5” by 17”; cost $25; made by Jim Scheu of DustyWood Woodworking; purchase at St. Benedict Parish Office Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays until noon; call the parish office with questions at 812-425-3369.

Class Reunions

Mater Dei Class of 1971 Annual Reunion, 3 p.m., Sept. 7, Burdette Park Shelter No. 18, Evansville; supper at 5:30 p.m.; catered by Marx BBQ;  $15/person; RSVP by Aug. 22 to Cecilia Weis Kuester at 812-963-5155 or email


St. John Daylight Steak Night, 5 p.m.-12 a.m., July 13, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight; event is rain or shine; ribeye steak dinner and fixings served 6-8 p.m.; adult beverages and soda available for purchase; music by Haywire; advance ticket $18, at-the-door $20; must be 21 to enter with photo ID; $5,000 in raffle prizes; corporate sponsorships available; call 812-867-3718 for information.

St. Wendel 52nd Annual Bierstube, July 18-20, Knights of St. John, Wadesville; food nightly starting at 5 p.m.; beer garden opens 6 p.m. nightly; $5 admission; must be 21 to enter; entertainment includes The Natu Band and The Nite Owls featuring Natalie Brady from NBC’s “The Voice”; free parking and bus service from St. Wendel School parking lot.


Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., second Wednesday of each month, location varies; Alzheimer’s Association and SWIRCA offer a monthly social group for people with memory loss and their caretakers; donations welcome; call 800-272-3900 for location and more information.


Truth about Natural Family Planning, for details on upcoming classes, speak to your pastor or visit

“Unveiled” Marriage Preparation Retreat, offered by the Diocese of Evansville for all engaged couples; spaces filling for Sept. 7 retreat; for details, speak to your pastor or visit

Retrouvaille, offered by the Diocese of Owensboro for married couples experiencing difficulty in their marriage; for information on upcoming program details, call 270-929-1524 or visit

Retrouvaille, offered by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for married couples experiencing difficulty in their marriage; for information on upcoming program details, call 317-489-6811 or visit


Names of God, 7 p.m., Aug. 14 – 3 p.m., Aug. 15, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Ferdinand; presenter Emily Askew, who teaches theology at Lexington Theological Seminary, will pray beyond the names "Lord" and "Father" and follow the Bible to find little used metaphors for God; cost $140, includes lodging, meals and program; to register visit or call 812-367-1411, ext. 7345.

Spiritual Growth

Be Salt! Be Light! Be Fully Alive!, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 10, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; discover in Christ’s Sermon on the Mount how being “salt” and “light” and “fully alive” can change the world around us and make us truly Christian; ideal for Ursuline Associates or anyone who wishes to grow in the grace of God and the spirit of St. Angela Merici; led by Benedictine Sister Karen Joseph; cost $25, includes lunch; register by calling 270-229-0206 or email

Formation Day 2019, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 24, Catholic Center, Evansville; Our Catholic Faith: Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future, presented by Office of Catechesis; keynote speaker Dr. Tim Hogan is a co-author and director of Grace Counseling Center in Detroit; breakout sessions; cost $20 by Aug. 9, $25 after Aug. 9; register online at, call 812-424-5536 ext. 228 or email with questions.

Día de Formación 2019, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 24 de agosto, Centro Católico, Evansville; Nuestra Fe Católica: Celebrando el pasado, Mirando hacia el future, organizado por la Oficina de Catequesis; conferencista principal: Dr. Tim Hogan; el costo antes del 9 de agosto es de $20, después del 9 de agosto el costo es de $25; 812-424-5536 ext. 228 con preguntas.

Monday Nights at Sacred Heart, 6:30 p.m., every Monday, Sacred Heart, Evansville; join the men of the House of Discernment for adoration and confession; Mass at 7:30 p.m.


“Reasons to Believe” Book Study, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Aug. 8, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; Focus on Faith class to read and discuss “Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain and Defend the Catholic Faith,” by Scott Hahn, led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew; $20/per class, includes lunch; future dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12; call 270-229-0206 to register.

“Trust,” 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 14, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; Twilight Retreat presented by Deacon John Cecil about “Trust” and that we must learn to trust God unconditionally; cost $20 and includes dinner; register by calling 270-229-0206 or email; Twilight Retreats are the second Wednesday each month; future dates: Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11.

Crop for SWIRCA, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Aug. 17, SWIRCA and More, Evansville; scrapbook or work on your favorite craft; lunch provided; Chinese auction; grand prize; limited seating; registration $30 before July 26, late registration $35; call 812-492-7462 or email with questions.

Youth and Young Adults

Teens Encounter Christ, July 20-22, St. Mary, Ireland; three-day experience for young people who are searching for goals, acceptance, meaning and community; adults also welcome; apply online at; future retreats planned for Nov. and Feb. 2020.

Young Adult Women, third Tuesday each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist, Zachary Room, Newburgh.

Young Adult Family Group, 4-6 p.m., fourth Sunday each month, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; parents and children; free babysitting.

Young Adult Adoration and Acapulco, 5-6 p.m., first Monday of the month, St. John Newburgh Chapel.