Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For August 1

By Diane Csukas

General Interest

2014 Wettlauf 5K Road Race and Fitness Walk, race begins 8 a.m., Aug. 2, corner of Ninth and Main St., Jasper; course covers well marked rolling, paved city streets, is policed, has water stations and mile splits; entry fee $15, until July 28, $20 thereafter, children under 12 may enter the race/walk for $10; for more information contact Carley Knapp at 812-481-2442; sponsored by the St. John Bosco Catholic Youth Ministries, Holy Family School and Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.


Precious Blood Annual Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and after all weekend Masses, Sat. and Sun., Aug. 2 and 3, 4-6 p.m., Aug. 4, Precious Blood Cafetorium, Jasper; quilts to be raffled at Precious Blood Summer Social, Aug. 17.


Sunday Brunch Live, 10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Aug. 3, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; brunch served in O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall giveaways offered and door prizes drawn hourly; serving omelet bar, fresh salads, made-to-order waffles and omelets side dishes, desserts; visit for pricing information; for more information call 812-535-2946.


St. Peter Celestine Quilt Show, 4-6:30 p.m., Aug. 4, St. Peter Celestine, Celestine; door prizes to be given away; sponsored by St. Peter Celestine Ladies’ Sodality.


Celebrate Safety with the Evansville Otters, 6:35 p.m., Aug. 8, Bosse Field, Evansville; free tickets t Otters game courtesy of St Mary’s Medical Center and Kohl’s at St Mary’s Center for Children or at Kohl’s locations in Evansville and Owensboro; first 500 kids through the gates, age 12 and under, will receive a free bike helmet; kids can register to win one of two free bicycles; special fireworks after game; for more information call Adam Trinkel at 812-485-4730.


Angelus Live in Concert at St. Benedict Cathedral, 7 p.m., Aug. 8, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; performance includes music from various religious traditions and historical periods, from medieval chants and polyphony to the American Sacred Harp tradition and contemporary Irish sacred music; for more information contact Jeremy Korba at or by phone at 812-589-3886.


“How One Heart on Fire Can Inspire,” 7 p.m., Aug. 8, 4 p.m., Aug. 10, Kundek Hall, St. Joseph, Jasper; play about the life of St. Francis performed by youth from local parishes in the Jasper deanery; free and open to the public.


Alzheimer’s Association: Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., Aug. 13, Alzheimer’s Association Office, Evansville; social group meets second Wednesday of every month; open to people with memory loss and their loved ones; provides a safe, comfortable, engaging environment for laughing, learning and staying socially engaged; registration required by calling 800-272-3900; refreshments sponsored by West River.


Retrouvaille Weekend, Aug. 15-17; weekend designed to help troubled marriages regain their health and spouses to uncover or re-awaken the love, trust and commitment that originally brought them together; for confidential information about Retrouvaille or to register call 270-683-1545, ext. 346, email or visit


The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide, 6:30-8 p.m., Thursdays, Sept. 4-Nov. 20, Annunciation of the Lord Parish Center, Christ the King Campus, Evansville; sessions include a DVD series, small group discussion, “Personal Survival Guide”; $10/person; open to all; for more information or to register, contact Missy Parkison at 812-476-3061 or; registration deadline is Aug. 25.


Heartland Half Marathon and 5K, 7:30 a.m., Aug. 30, begins at Jasper Train Depot, Jasper; new this year, Heartland Team Challenge and Heartland Kids Fun Run and Festival; pre-registrants for both races will receive a technical shirt, first 100 half-marathoners to preregister will also receive a running hat and additional race gift; to register go to or; for more information visit the above websites or call 800-968-4578.


Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. and noon (Spanish), Nativity Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville; ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available; for information call Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-476-7186.


Rosary for World Peace, St. Joseph Commandery 306, Evansville,Knights of St. John, will begin their monthly meeting by praying the rosary for world peace; meetings held the second Monday of each month; prayer begins at 7 p.m.; all members are encouraged to attend.


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



The Laughter Seminar, noon-1 p.m., Aug. 5, St. Mary’s Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; will discuss studies showing physical and emotional benefits of laughter, exercises will be taught to stretch and activate all the muscles used in laughter; $25/person; registration due by Aug. 4 by calling 812-485-5725.


Hip-Hop Dance Classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Aug. 7-28, St. Mary’s Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; learn to “Dougie,” Two Step,” and “Drop”; open to youth and adults, 16 year olds allowed with adult permission, students as young as 12 attend with adult present; $36/four weeks; pre-registration required by Aug. 5 by calling 812-485-5725.


Laughter Yoga, noon-12:35 p.m., Tuesdays, Aug. 12-26 and 8:15-8:50 a.m., Wednesdays, Aug. 13-27, St. Mary’s Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; $5/35 minute class; no pre-registration required.


College Faith Life

Newman Center 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



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.



Used Book Sale at St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 2 and 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug.  4-8, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center conference room; categories include hardbacks paperbacks, spirituality, Bibles, novels, history, children’s books, health and wellness books, also CDs and DVDs; all proceeds benefit the Sisters of Providence mission and ministries; to donate items or for more information call 812-535-2947 or log onto


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


Fifth Annual Make-A-Wish Charity Golf Event, 9-9:30 a.m. golf clinic, 11:30 lunch, 12:30 shotgun start, Aug. 11, Evansville Country Club; meet and greet and photo opportunity with special guest Edie Payton, retired running back for Minnesota Vikings and now head golf coach at Jackson University; event is open to the pubic; foursome slots still available, fee includes lunch on veranda, round of golf with cart, shirt ; beverages included; to schedule a tee time call Mike Reynolds at 812-425-2243; for more information contact Kristina Rhode at 812-305-3914; sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center and Old National Bank.


Dome Golf Classic, Oct. 20, Victoria National Gulf Club, Newburgh; for more information visit or call 812-367-1411; sponsored by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.


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.



St. John Academy Reunion, 11 a.m. Mass followed by brunch, Sept. 21, St. John Evangelist Church, Indianapolis; $20/person; those interested in attending should mail $20 check payable to St. John Alumnae and mail it to Mary Jane Biro, 715 E. Southern Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203-5155; for more information call 317-780-7087.


Mater Dei Class of 1964 Fiftieth Class Reunion, 7 p.m., Oct. 17, Reitz Bowl, Evansville, Mater Dei vs. Reitz football game, reserved seating Section D, 8 p.m. or after game, casual get together at Smitty’s Little Tavern, Franklin St., Evansville; Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m., tour of Mater Dei, 4 p.m., Mass at St. Joseph, Evansville, 6 p.m. cocktails, cash bar, 7 p.m. dinner, show and dance, Holiday Inn, Hwy. 41 North, Evansville, $45/person, casual dress; for more information contact Susie (Brock) Hawes at 812-985-9476.


Spiritual Growth

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

Good Shepherd Social Support Group, noon, third Sunday of each month, Good Shepherd, Evansville; group for divorced or widowed led by Timmie Lingo; for more information call 812-867-5790.


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.



Canoe Ride Down Pigeon Creek, Aug. 9; five-mile trip with trained guide from Wesselman’s Nature Center on board to experience a “wildlife oasis”; see various fish, mammals and waterfowl in natural habitats; life jackets provided; $15/anyone age 7 and above; everyone welcome; contact St. Mary, Evansville at 812-425-1577 or email for more information or to make required reservations.