Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Around The Diocese For July 4

By Mary Ann Hughes


In appreciation

Father Joseph Erbacher writes in the bulletin for St. Peter Parish in Linton, “Peggy Trump, who has so beautifully served St. Peter Parish for over 45 years as church organist is now retired.

“For the dedication and devotedness that Peggy has given to all of us, how very grateful we are – our most blessed appreciation to you, Peggy!”

A plaque has been erected in the choir area of the church to her memory.


Happy Birthday!

Father Edward Schnur, pastor of St. Wendel Parish, St. Wendel, and St. Francis Xavier Parish, Poseyville, celebrates his birthday July 10.

Father Anthony Kissel, teaching at St. Leo College in St. Leo, Fla., celebrates his birthday July 11.

Father Jack Durchholz, pastor at St. Ferdinand Parish, Ferdinand, celebrates his birthday July 11.


Deacon anniversaries

The following deacons celebrate their anniversaries on July 9:

• Vince Bernardin, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh;

• William Brandle, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Haubstadt;

• David Cook, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville;

• James Flynn, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville;

• Gerald Gagne, Precious Blood Parish, Jasper;

• Thomas Goebel, Corpus Christi Parish, Evansville;

• Michael Helfter, Holy Family Parish, Jasper;

• Dennis Hilderbrand, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Washington;

• Kenneth Johanning, Sacred Heart Parish in Schnellville and St. Anthony Parish in St. Anthony;

• Charles Koressel, St. Philip Parish, Posey County;

• Thomas Lehman, St. Boniface Parish, Evansville;

• David Mayer, Holy Redeemer Parish, Evansville;

• David Rice, St. John Parish, Daylight, and director of the Clergy Personnel Board;

• Earl Ruppel, pastoral life coordinator, St. Thomas Parish, Vincennes;

• Levi Schnellenberger, St. Joseph Parish, Jasper;

• David Seibert, pastoral life coordinator at St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, and director of the diocesan Office of the Permanent Diaconate;

• Michael Seibert, St. Peter Celestine Parish, Celestine and St. Raphael Parish, Dubois;

• Joe Stofleth, Sts. Mary and John Parish, Evansville;

• Michael Waninger, St. Martin Parish in Chrisney and St. Bernard Parish in Rockport;

• James Woebkenberg, St. Joseph Parish, Dale, and St. Nicholas Parish, Santa Claus, and Mary, Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill;

• Donald Yochum, retired.


Happy Birthday!

Michelle Gondi, parish catechetical leader at St. Matthew Parish, Mount Vernon, celebrates her birthday July 9

Mary Altman, parish catechetical leader at Holy Family Parish, Jasper, celebrates her birthday July 11.

Michael Hagerdon, parish catechetical leader at St. Joseph Parish, Jasper, celebrates his birthday July 13.

Karen Kane, parish catechetical leader at St. Peter Parish, Montgomery, and All Saints Parish, Cannelburg, celebrates her birthday July 13.