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Bulletin Board For July 4

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

“Coming to See Aunt Sophie” at Owens Hall, 1:30 p.m., July 5, Reilly Auditorium, Owens Hall, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; play tells the story of Jan Karski, a Catholic courier for the Polish Underground during World War II; for more information contact Jason Moon, at 812-535-2810 or email


Personal Day of Prayer Offered by Sisters of Providence, 9 a. m., July 12, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; opening prayer followed by activity suggestions for participants including quiet reflection, enjoying the grounds, reading, Mass with the Sisters at 11:30 a.m.; lunch available at noon; $25/person fee; for more information or to register call Providence Sister Paula at 812-535-2952 or email; registration deadline is July 26


Impact of Sports Concussions Seminar, 5-6:30 p.m., July 16, 3-4:30 p.m., July 17, St. Mary’s Amphitheatre, Evansville; seminar led by Dr. Todd Arnold will present learning to prevent head injuries in sports, learning what concussions are and how to recognize one; open to parents, teachers, coaches, athletic trainers; free and open to the public; for more information call 812-485-4765.


American Red Cross Blood Drive, 4-8 p.m., July 17, St. Bernard Catholic School gym, Rockport; schedule an appointment by calling 812-649-4811 or go online to the American Red Cross website.


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


Visit Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, tours available, no admission fee; for more information call 812-535-3945 or email


Eucharistic Adoration, second Wednesday of each month, 7 a.m-6 p.m., Good Shepherd, Evansville; everyone welcome.



BLS for Health Care Provider Refresher, 8-11 a.m., July 22, Community Classroom, Memorial Hospital Southside Office, Jasper; American Heart Association refresher course reviews skills learned in the initial training course and covers CPR for all ages, two-man CPR, bag-valve mask ventilation, choking, use of AED; $45 fee; for more information or to register call 800-852-7279, ext. 2399 or 812-996-2399.



St. James, Haubstadt Senior Trip, Nov. 8-13, six-day, five-night trip to New Orleans; for more information or for reservations call Norma at 812-867-3036; reservation deadline is Sept. 15 or until full; everyone is welcome to participate.



Sixth Annual Steak Night, 5 p.m.-midnight, dinner 6-8 p.m., July 12, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight; $18/person in advance, $20/person at door; $5,000 in raffle prizes; must be 21 to attend, I.D. required; corporate tables available; for tickets or more information call parish office at 812-867-3718.


26th Annual Classic Car Raffle, drawing 5 p.m. CDT, July 13, St. Bernard Summer Social, Rockport; raffle of venetian red 1957 Corvette convertible; tickets $30 each, four for $100, up to 12,000 tickets will be sold; for tickets or more information call 812-362-7313 or visit which features a photo and video tour of the car.


Good Shepherd, Evansville Bingo, every Sunday and Tuesday night; doors open 4:30 p.m., packets bought at the door start at 6:30 p.m.



“At the Feet of Jesus” Retreat for Women Religious, July 13-19, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, KY; retreat led by Providence Sister Kathryn Hermes; directed retreats specifically for women religious will also be offered and led by spiritual directors; retreat cost $450 or $275 for commuters; for information contact Kathy at 270-229-0206 or email


Spiritual Growth

31st Annual Mid-South Regional Charismatic Conference, July 18 and 19, St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, Nashville, Tenn.; cost $35/individual, $55/married couple, $65/families, cost covers expenses for speakers, music ministry and lunch on Saturday; for more information visit or contact Teresa Seibert at 615-430-9343 or by email at tseibert@bellsouith,net


Healing Mass, 2:30 p.m. worship, 3 p.m. Mass, Aug. 3, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Father John Judie is celebrant; for information call John Bennett at 812-544-2239 or Charles Mendel at 812-482-7502, Kim Kendall at 812-630-8933; for more information visit


Support Groups

Women’s Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital, Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; next meeting is July 15; offers support for women who have had cancer of any type and are currently undergoing cancer treatment; for more information call 812-996-0626.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., July 16, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; allows patients and families to share information and support; for more information call 812-996-8478.


NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Support Group, for families with infants in the NICU, meetings are Mondays, 3:30 p.m., NICU parent lounge, third floor, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville.


Man to Man Cancer Support Group, meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Evansville Cancer Center, Evansville; sessions are free; refreshments served; for more information call 812-474-1110 or 812-425-2545; sponsored by the American Cancer Society.


Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group, Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m., St. Mary’s Cardiac Conference Room, Evansville; theme of group is “Building the Body Around the Lungs”; for more information call 812-963-9543.