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Bulletin Board For June 20

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

Fifteenth Annual Mass with Polka Music, 6 p.m., Saturday, June 21 and 10:30 a.m., Sunday, June 22, Sts. Peter and Paul, Haubstadt; Polka Mass will be celebrated during the Summerfest weekend, singing will begin 30 minutes before Masses; everyone welcome.


Corpus Christi Procession, June 22, noon adoration at Christ the King, Evansville, 2 p.m. procession begins, 3-3:30 p.m. procession arrives at St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville, 3:30-4:30 p.m. confessors available for Sacrament of Reconciliation, 4:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction with Bishop Charles C. Thompson; sponsored by Vocations Office in collaboration with St. Benedict Cathedral and Christ the King parishes.


Annulments: Why and How, 7-8:15 p.m., June 25, Room, 303, St. Joseph Parish Center, Jasper; presentation by Father William Traylor; get the facts, find healing, learn about the process, clarification of commonly misunderstood perceptions; everyone welcome.


Free Movie at Monastery Immaculate Conception, 1:30 p.m., June 27, Assembly Hall, Ferdinand; movie, “Under the Same Moon,” is a story of a separated Hispanic mother and son and the obstacles and challenges to reuniting; popcorn and beverages will be provided; brief discussion time available after film; enter monastery and go to front desk for directions; for more information call 812-367-1411, ext. 2915.


2014 Holy Hour for Religious Freedom, 7 p.m., July 3, Holy Cross, Fort Branch; in observance of a “Fortnight for Freedom” the evening will include the rosary, the Litany for Liberty, Benediction; everyone is invited.


Marriage Conference, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 20, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; conference includes prayer service led by Bishop Charles C. Thompson in Woodward Center, keynote speaker Kevin Schemenauer, breakout sessions, town halls on spiritual and applied action issues critical to marriage (money management, sacramental marriage, family as domestic church, community engagement); $25/couple, $15/individual; for more information and registration information visit; call Catholic Charities at 812-423-5456 for more information.


2014 Engaged Encounter Weekends, Sept. 20-21, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; weekend retreat with other engaged couples that affords time alone together to plan for sacramental marriage; trained facilitators lead the program; call Dominic Faraone at 812-423-5456 at Catholic Charities for more information or to register or visit


Traditional Latin High Mass with Gregorian Chant, every Sunday, 2 p.m., Holy Trinity, Evansville; celebrant and homilist Father Donald Dilger; Latin-English missalettes provided.



Enjoy Your Marriage Workshop, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. dinner, June 28, St. Joseph Parish Hall, Dale; day includes workshop, lunch, Mass/Renewal of Vows, dinner; $40/couple includes materials and meals; for more information or to register contact Eric Evans at 812-698-0213 or the parish office at 812-937-2200.


Creating Hope for Cancer Patients, 5:30-7:30 p.m., July 1 and 8, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; sessions designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers; art material and instructional books available; pre-registration required, group size limited; for information contact 812-996-0626.


Early In Pregnancy Class, 6-7:30 p.m., July 2, Memorial Hospital’s Board Conference room BC, Jasper; geared for expectant moms and their support person before the sixth month of pregnancy; free to those delivering at Memorial Hospital; for more information or to register call 812-996-2399.



Fit Over Fifty, 7 p.m., Mondays, 10 a.m., Tuesdays, St. John the Baptist School Arena, Newburgh; fitness program designed for people 50 and over includes aerobics, strength, flexibility, balance exercises, go at your own pace; no cost, donations accepted; for information call the parish office at 812-490-1000.



St. Clement Parish Annual Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., June 20, 7 a.m.-noon, June 21 in air-conditioned parish social hall, 422 E. Sycamore St., Boonville; clothes, furniture, household items, toys; cash only.


Holy Rosary Premium Smoked Baby Back Ribs, 10 a.m.-noon, June 21, corner of Green River Rd. and Washington Ave., Evansville; $20/slab, pre-order by email to or call the parish office at 812-477-8923; proceeds used to purchase adult server cassocks; sponsored by Holy Rosary Men’s Club.


Coming Home to Our Irish Roots Summer Picnic, noon, June 29, St. Patrick Chapel, Corning; open to anyone who wants to reconnect with former Corning and St. Patrick community neighbors; picnic includes Irish folk music, games, Ole Fashion Cookout, educational program on Irish Heritage; freewill donation for cookout or bring own basket and lawn chairs, cold drinks available for $1; sponsored by the Corning Heritage Center to support restoration and maintenance of the facilities.


St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville Bingo, every Monday night; doors open 5:30 p.m., early bird starts 6:30 p.m., regular bingo starts 7 p.m.


Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., July 2, Board Conference Room A, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; group will allow caregivers to share knowledge and experiences in caring for loved ones affected by these illnesses; information and resources will be available; 812-996-6008; sponsored by Caring Hands Senior Services.


Life Beyond Grief Support Program, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., July 10, Deaconess VNA Plus Office, 610 E. Walnut St., Evansville; panel discussion on several grief related topics; small group interaction and sharing; lunch and take-home resource materials included; reservations required by calling Margaret Holland at 812-425-3561 or 800-326-4862, registration deadline is July 3; no fee.


S.P.I.R.I.T. Parenting Group, meets first Wednesday each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, Evansville; for families with children who have behavioral, emotional, mental disorders; free supervised childcare; 812-426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.


Al Anon Family Groups, fellowship of people whose lives and families have been affected by alcoholism; daily meetings; for meeting times and locations call 812-421-2800.


National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), Evansville on-going support meetings, second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:45-8:30 p.m., Southwestern Indiana Mental Health Center, Fourth and Mulberry Sts., Evansville; Diane Arneson 812-423-4333.



Travel Back in Time, July 9; trip to Montgomery, Ind. to visit Amish quilt shop, bakery and the Deutsch Candy Shop; day also includes a Thanksgiving style dinner in an Amish home; $54 fee includes transportation, meal, all gratuities; everyone welcome; contact St. Mary, Evansville at 812-425-1577 or email for more information or to make reservations.


Vocation Exploration

Come and See Week, June 27-July 3, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; open to single Catholic women, ages 18 to 40; participants will receive an in-depth look at Benedictine life as well as experience prayer, work and recreation and have retreat time for personal prayer and faith sharing; for more information or to register online visit, call Benedictine Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at 800-367-1411; or e-mail