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Around The Diocese For June 27



“A warm welcome to Paula Ringwald who will be the catechetical leader for our new parish July 1,” writes Father Kenneth Walker, pastor at the four Martin County parishes.

“She will have the responsibility for the total religious education program. Paula will assist our parish community as we build a solid formation for religious education at all age levels.”

He adds, “She certainly comes well prepared with a wealth of gifts and it will be a joy to have Paula on our staff.”


Happy Birthday!

Deacon David Franklin celebrates his birthday July 4.

Deacon Michael Jones of St. Peter Parish, Montgomery, and All Saints Parish, Cannelburg, celebrates his birthday July 6.



Emily Messmer and Hannah Gunselman are recipients of the St. Ann Society scholarship presented at St. Joseph Parish in Jasper. They were selected for their involvement with their church and community as well as their academic achievements.



Congratulations to the following Kiwanis Award winners at Mater Dei High School in Evansville:

• Boys Basketball, Will LaRue;

• Girls Basketball, Maura Muensterman;

• Boys Swimming, Kyle Haas;

• Girls Swimming, Allison Montgomery;

• Wrestling, Wyatt Seng;

• Baseball, Will LaRue;

• Softball, Carolyn Wilmes;

• Boys Track, Jacob Bury;

• Girls Track, Kiersten Record;

• Girls Tennis,  Bailey Klipsch.


Serra Club

Carlie Elpers and Jonathan Shafer are Serra Club honorees at Good Shepherd School in Evansville. The eighth graders are recognized for leading exemplary Christian lives, for being Catholic leaders among their peers, and for being an inspiration to adult leaders.