Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For July 18

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

St. Mary’s Market Days 2014, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday through Sept. 11, St. Mary’s Blvd. off Washington Ave.; local vendors offering homemade and homegrown items – fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and herbs, jewelry and crafts, honey.


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 such as money management, marriage and communion, times of transition, family as domestic church, community engagement; $25/couple, $15/individual non-refundable fee; for more information and registration information visit; call Catholic charities at 812-423-5456 for more information; sponsored by St. Benedict Cathedral and Catholic Charities.


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.



BLS for Health Care Provider, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Aug. 5, Wellness Classroom, Memorial Southside Office, Jasper; American Heart Association course covers CPR for all ages, two-man CPR, bag-valve mask ventilation, choking, use of AED; $65 fee; for more information or to register call 812-852-7279, ext. 2399.


“Creating Hope” for Cancer Patients, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 5 and 12, sessions first and second Tuesday of each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Jasper; sessions use art and creative expression as coping mechanisms for patients with cancer and are designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers; art materials and instructional book are available at each session; sessions are free but pre-registration is required by calling 812-996-0626.


Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.,Aug. 9, Kordes Retreat Center, Ferdinand; Benedictine Sister Kathy Bilskie will lead participants in this unique, simple, non-denominational form of prayer, opportunity for practice provided; $75/person includes lunch; registration deadline is Aug. 6; 800-880-2777 or 812-367-1442, ext. 2915 or visit


College Faith Life

Welcome Week Mass at UE, 1-2 p.m., Aug. 24, UE Newman Center Sunday Mass, Neu Chapel, University of Evansville; for more information contact Mike Roesch at 812-477-6446.


Newman Center Opening Mass at USI, 4 p.m., Aug. 24, Liberal Arts Building, Room 0101; ice cream social following Mass; for more information email or call 812-465-7095.


University Of Evansville Newman Center Opening Cookout, 5-6:30 p.m., Aug. 27, Newman Center, 1901 Lincoln Ave., Evansville; for more information call Mike Roesch at 812-477-6446 or email



2014 Wisdom Days, Oct. 20, Dubois County, Huntingburg Event Center; Oct. 27, Vincennes, Green Activities Center, Vincennes University; Nov. 3, Evansville, St. John the Evangelist gym, Daylight; day is free to seniors and includes lunch, speakers, attendance prizes and a visit from Bishop Charles C. Thompson; free will offering is appreciated; registration for Dubois Co. event will be published in parish bulletins at a later date; register for Vincennes event by calling St. Thomas parish representatives at 812-882-1219 or 812-882-6891; to register for Evansville event call 812-423-5456 or online at; registration for all events is required as space is limited; sponsored by Catholic Charities.


St. James, Haubstadt Senior Trip, Nov. 8-13, 6-day, 5-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.


Fit Over Fifty, 7 p.m., Mondays, 8 a.m., Tuesdays and Fridays, 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.



All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 3, St. Anthony cafeteria, Evansville; serving biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice; $7/person


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.



First Friday Health Screening, 7-9 a.m., Aug. 1, Memorial Hospital Community Relations Classroom Southside Office, Jasper; cholesterol and blood glucose checked via finger stick; 12-hour fast required, must be 18 or older; $25/person paid at screening; pre-registration required by calling 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399 or visit and click on health screenings.


Men with Cancer Discussion Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Aug. 4, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; opportunity to talk with others in an open forum about cancer-related experiences; for information call 812-996-0626.



Angela: A Woman for All Times, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 9, Mount Saint Joseph Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; retreat will focus on Saint Angela Merici renowned for her great holiness and extraordinary success in improving family life; retreat includes prayer, sharing, quiet reflection and light lunch; $20/person; to register call 270-229-0206 or email



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


Mater Dei Class of 1954 Sixtieth Class Reunion, Sept. 17; information will be emailed or sent by mail to classmates; mark your calendar.


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


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


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the Woods; candlelight service includes prayer, music, silence, spoken and silent prayers; free to attend; for more information call 812-535-2926 or email


First Saturday Devotions, held the first Saturday of each month, 8-9 a.m., St. Boniface Grotto, Evansville; the Legion of Mary will lead the rosary with meditation; all are welcome to attend.


Perpetual Novena to St. Monica, every Wednesday following 6:30 p.m. Mass, Sts. Peter and Paul, Petersburg; adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, novena prayer to St Monica, benediction.


Bible Studies at Nativity, Evansville, Sundays, 10:30 a.m., room 12; Mondays 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 10 a.m., church meeting room and 6:30 p.m., room 12; for more information call Nancy at 812-476-7186.


Support Groups

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 St., Evansville; Diane Arneson 812-423-4333.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6-8 p.m., first Tuesday of every month, Workforce 1 Building, 1002 N. First St., Vincennes University Room 142; for more information call Wilma at 812-890-8929.