Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For July 11

By Diane Csukas

General Interest

Organists to Perform at St. Meinrad, 3 p.m., July 13, St. Meinrad Archabbey Church, St. Meinrad; three organists participating in a Gregorian chant course at St. Meinrad will perform various works; program is free and open to the public; for more information contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501.


St. Mary Hospital to Host Community Blood Drive, 7-11 a.m., July 15, Manor Marillac Room, St. Mary Medical Center, Evansville; donors must be healthy, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, not have given blood in the past 56 days and present valid identification; to schedule an appointment call 812-485-4803 or go to and enter sponsor code 024280.


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.


Free Movie at Monastery Immaculate Conception, 1:30 p.m., July 18, St. Gertrude Hall, Ferdinand; movie, “Waiting for Superman,” follows five kids in their education journey through a public school system; 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.


Fertility Care Program, private introductory and follow-up sessions that provide couples with details of natural family planning using The Creighton Model that follows the moral teachings of the Catholic Church; fee $25/couple for introductory session, follow-up sessions $25, $20 for materials; for more information or to schedule an appointment call 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.


Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, St. Philip, Posey County; stop by chapel or contact Dolores at 812-985-2411 for more information or to schedule a time.


Mass for Peace, 6 p.m., every Tuesday, Holy Rosary, Evansville, extends an invitation to join the parish community for Mass for worldwide peace and for loved ones serving in the military and their families.


Mother to Mother Group Meeting, meetings the first and third Thursday each month, 9-11 a.m., Ruth and Naomi Room, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; meetings for mothers with children of all ages; meetings feature a variety of spiritual and practical topics; babysitting is provided.



Your Health and Diabetes, 7-8 p.m., July 21, Pavilion Classroom, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; discussion on introducing exercise into your life;no reservations or fee; call 812-996-0521 for more information.


Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED; 5:30-9:30 p.m., two session class, July 23 and 30, Community Relations Classroom, Memorial Southside Office. Jasper; class provides information on how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives; skills taught include CPR, AED use, relief of choking in adults and children, and infant CPR and relief of choking; cost  $60; pre-registration required; for information or to register call 812-481-2399.


Medic First Aid Refresher, 8-11 a.m., July 29, Community Relations Classroom, Memorial Hospital Southside Office, Jasper; basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business/industrial setting; cost is $39, limited class size; for information or to register call 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.


July Fitness Class Schedule at Memorial Hospital, Monday, Get Fit 55 from 10:30-11:15 a.m., Core 20 from 12:10-12:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Zumba® Combo from 4:15-5:15 p.m.; Jazzercise from 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Wednesday, Circuit Training 55 from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Shape It Up from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Yoga Fitness from 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Thursday, Jazzercise from 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Friday, Get Fit Shuffle from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; all classes held at Memorial Southside Office, for more information or to register visit www.mhhcc,org or call 812-996-2399.


Diabetes Classes at Memorial Hospital, Jasper, Outsmarting Diabetes, four-hour class, Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon or two, two-hour classes, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m., program teaches participants how to control diabetes, physician’s referral required; Outsmarting Pre-Diabetes, second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7 p.m. or first Thursday of each month from 11:30-1 p.m., focuses on diabetes prevention plan; for more information or to pre-register call 812-996-0521.



Ultreya Information:First Monday, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Hope, Washington; Second Monday, 7 p.m., St. Joseph, Jasper; Fourth Monday, 7 p.m., Sts. Peter and Paul, Haubstadt; Second Thursday, 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Second Thursday, 7 p.m., St. Paul, Tell City; Last Thursday, 7 p.m., Resurrection, Evansville.



“Get Fit: 55 ” Fitness Program, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Mondays in July, Memorial Hospital Wellness Center at Southside Office, Jasper; “Get Fit” designed to help with balance and coordination using low impact strength and flexibility exercises; participants will use resistance bands and small hand weights; cost $5 per class; for details or to register call 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.



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.


St. Boniface, Evansville, Bingo, no bingo during summer months; bingos will resume Sept. 5; watch for information.



Yoga for Everybody, Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Nativity, Evansville; beginners welcome; $5 per class; bring mat, wear comfortable clothing.


Stroke Screenings, Memorial Hospital, Jasper offers stroke screenings for those individuals who have risk factors for strokes; call 812-996-8550 to schedule a stroke screening; cost of screening is $40 cash or check; a physician order/referral is not required.


Heart and Stroke Screenings, first and third Thursday of every month for everyone, and fourth Thursday of every month for women only; 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Mary’s Heart Institute, Evansville; call 812-485-5233 for more information and to schedule an appointment.


Christian Adults Staying Healthy, Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 8:30-10 a.m., St. Agnes Ryves Hall, Evansville; exercise program, all equipment provided; participants must provide a doctor’s consent; for more information call Patti Grannan at 812-963-35451.



Rex Mundi Class of 1969 Forty-fifth Class Reunion, 6 p.m., July 26, Horstketter Tavern, Evansville; casual get together with pizza and strombolis, $5/class member, $6/all others; for a reservation contact Joe at or Donna Kavanaugh at 812-491-9792


Spiritual Growth

Sacraments: Christ’s Sign of Legacy and Love, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Aug. 2, Kordes Center, Ferdinand; program will explore the meaning of signs in our life and how the Sacraments impact us daily; designed for any adult or catechist seeking a fuller understanding of the Sacraments and for those in RCIA; cost is $30; for more information or to register call 800-880-2777 or 812-367-1411, ext. 2915 or visit


Support Groups

Women with Cancer Support Group, meets every other Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Hope Resource Center, Evansville; call 812-485-5725 or 800-580-3883 to obtain schedule of meetings.


Compassionate Friends, meet the third Monday of each month, 7:15 p.m., Eastside Christian Church, Bayard Park and Weinbach Ave., Evansville; group of bereaved parents offering friendship and understanding to families who have experienced the death of any age child; call Eldon Scott 812-768-5099.


Samaritan/Lazarus Support Group, 6 p.m., meets third Wednesday of each month, meeting room in back of church, Nativity, Evansville; support for the sick, the caregivers and bereaved, everyone welcome; for information call 812-476-7186 or Linda Austin 812-550-8605.



Grief Support Group, first and third Thursday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., Mental Health America, Evansville; monthly sessions are open to youth ages 9-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one; for more information call Joe Gilreath at 812-426-2640.