Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For March 17, 2017


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Entries may be repeated if time and space permit. All items may be edited. All times are local times.

Mail information to Bulletin Board, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169; e-mail, fax to 812-424-0972.


General Interest

ACIES Ceremony, 2 p.m., March 19, Annunciation Parish Christ the King Campus, Evansville; Father Alex Zenthoefer will lead the annual dedication to Our Blessed Mother through the work of the Legion of Mary; everyone is invited to join in the Rosary, homily and benediction with a reception to follow.


Rogation Day Deanery Masses, 6:30 p.m., March 21, Resurrection, Evansville; 6:30 p.m., March 23, St. James, Haubstadt; 6:30 p.m. ET, March 23, St. Mary, Ireland; 7 p.m. ET, March 27, St. John the Evangelist, Loogootee; all farmers, gardeners and lovers of God’s earth are welcome to participate; please bring a bag of soil and seeds to be blessed; refreshments follow the services.


Tri-State Creation Care Conference, 9 a.m.-noon, March 25, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Evansville; speakers, including Kyle Kramer, executive director of the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center, will address our spiritual duty for care of our earth and other topics on how to live in more sustainable ways; free and open to the public; RSVP to; for more information, visit their Facebook page at tristateinterfaithcreationcare.


Monastery Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 30-31; 8 a.m.-3 p.m., April 1, Event Hall, Monastery of Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; furniture, framed pictures, dishes, lamps and artifacts from various countries.


“Words and Images” Art Exhibit, March 23-April 8, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; traveling exhibit includes 15 collages, along with a booklet of accompanying poems designed to draw people into the lives and ministry of lay ecclesial minister; in conjunction a day of reflection for lay ministers will be held on March 24; for more information, call 812-357 or 800-987-7311 or visit


Good Shepherd Rummage Sale to Benefit Haiti Parish, 7 a.m.-noon, April 8, St. Theresa Campus Gymnasium, Evansville; rummage sale to support education for children in sister parish at St. Rose of Lima in Haiti.



Knights of St. John Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m., March 19, 109 Main St., Haubstadt; fried chicken, dressing, dumplings, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and great desserts; dine in or carry out, adults $10, child (10 and under) $5; for questions call 812-768-6761.


St. John the Evangelist Church Chicken and Ham Dinner, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., April 2, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight; fried chicken or ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade chicken and dumplings, homemade slaw, green beans, corn, dessert and drink; carry-outs available; adults $10, children (12 and younger) $5, country store with baked goods and quilt raffle; for more information, call 812-867-3718.



Intermediate Spinning Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 25, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; designed for people who have spun before, but in need of further instructions; spinning wheels and fibers will be available for use, but participants encouraged to bring own materials; cost is $125 which includes lunch; register at or call 812-535-2932.


Learn to Weave, 9 a.m-4 p.m., April 1, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; complete several mug rug coasters to take home using a four-shaft floor loom; cost $115, includes lunch; registration deadline is March 31; register online at, call 812-535-2932 or email


The Environment and Our Health, 5-6:30 p.m., April 4, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Evening with an Ursuline” dinner and presentation by Ursuline Sister Amelia Stenger about how environmental issues impact our health; cost $20; pre-registration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


College Life

UE Newman Catholic Community Mass, Wednesdays,9:30-10 p.m., March 29 and April 26; Sundays, 1 p.m., Neu Chapel, University of Evansville, Evansville; NEW THIS SEMESTER small groups forming — for more information, contact


USI Newman Catholic Community Mass, 4 p.m., Sundays, Liberal Arts Building, Room 101, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville; for more information, contact



Senior Citizens Gathering, 12 p.m., March 21, All Saints Parish, St. Anthony Cafeteria, Evansville; fun, dessert and Bingo; for more information, call All Saints Office at 812-423-5209.    



St. Patrick Family Game and Card Party, Noon, March 19, Sts. Peter and Paul Cafeteria, Haubstadt; $5 per person or $15 family; free door prizes, snack table, sandwiches, chips and a drink; Chinese auction and half pot; call 812-768-6941 for reservations.


Holy Rosary Premium Smoked Baby Back Ribs, 10 a.m.–noon, March 25, corner of Green River Rd. and Washington Ave., Evansville; $20 per slab; a portion of net proceeds will benefit new chapel; for pre-orders, email with order amount and your phone number; sponsored by the Holy Rosary Men’s Club.


“Crop-Paper-Scissors” Scrapbooking and Craft Event, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., April 15, St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Evansville; variety of craft activities, including scrapbooking, make and takes, stamping cards and gift ideas; door prizes, silent auction and items for sale; lunch is provided; early registration is $35, after April 1, $40; proceeds help fund autism services for children in the community; to reserve your spot or make a donation, contact Kelly Shaw at 812-485-4419 or



Creighton Model Fertility Care, 2 p.m.,  March 19, St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children, Evansville; free introductory session provides professional services in fertility awareness, cycle irregularities, determining the potential cause of infertility issues, breastfeeding, and menopause; sessions can assist couples with information and education in achieving or avoiding a pregnancy through the use of this method of charting the woman’s cycles, aid in identifying various women’s health concerns, and doctor referrals; for information and to register, call 812-421-2030.


Tai Chi for Arthritis Class, Mondays 1:30-2:30 p.m., April 3-24; Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m., April 6-27; St. Mary’s Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; classes taught by certified instructors; registration required by March 30; call 812-485-5725 to reserve your spot.


Standing Together to Prevent Falls, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Apr. 4, St. Mary’s Warrick Phillips Room, Boonville; information on how proper nutrition can help prevent falls and how certain exercises can improve balance and coordination; questions about home safety and effects of medication will also be answered by a registered nurse; lunch is provided with each registration; please contact Maggie Speicher at 812-897-7113 to RSVP.



Catholic Charities Engaged Encounter Weekends, April 29-30 and Sept. 9-10, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; weekend retreat with other engaged couples that affords time alone together to plan for marriage, trained facilitators lead the program, for more information or to register, please visit or call Catholic Charities at 812-423-5456.


Catholic Charities’ Newly Married Workshops, 6-8 p.m., Catholic Charities, 610 E. Walnut St., Evansville; no cost to attend, materials, snacks and drinks provided; May 2: Good parenting and healthy families; May 23: Family of origin, expectations and adjustment; reservations required; for more details and to register, visit or call 812-423-5456.



Healing and Music, 7 p.m., March 31 until 4 p.m., April 1, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes Hall, Ferdinand; explore the sacred power of music and learn how to use music to improve your well-being; cost $150, includes meals and a private room; registration due March 28; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411 ext. 2915, or visit


Preparing for Holy Week Retreat, 7-8:30 p.m., April 7 to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 8, Providence Hall Parlor Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; retreat will offer a time to reflect on the Good Friday liturgy; cost $200, includes housing and meals, or $150 without housing; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Spiritual Growth

Day of Recollection, 8 a.m. registration, 8:30 Mass, March 25, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Haubstadt; guest speakers Deacon Joe and Becky Siewers; cost $7, includes light lunch catered by the Knights of Columbus; RSVP by March 19 by calling Leah Haley at 812-664-0188 or Becky Mayer at 812-753-4180.


The Seven Last Words of Jesus Lenten Scripture Study, 10 a.m.-noon, Fridays, March 31 - April 14, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; three week Lenten scripture study led by Missionary Oblate Father Tom Ovalle; $30 for the series or $10 per session; pre-registration required; information at or contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270 or 314-241-3400 ext. 6270 to register for the program.


Praying with Hildegard of Bingen, Teresa of Avila and Catherine of Siena, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., April 1, Providence Hall Conference Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; participants will explore the lives of these women, examine their writings, worlds and prayer; cost $45, includes lunch; registration deadline is March 27; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Lenten Day of Prayer, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 8, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; registration begins at 9 a.m.; event led by Monsignor Bernard Powers and will include Mass and Reconciliation; cost is $25 which includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


“The Joy of Love” Book Study, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., April 13, May 11, June 8, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14; Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; $20 fee per class includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Vocation Exploration

Lunch with the Sisters of Providence, 5 p.m., March 22, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; Mass followed by sharing a meal; get an inside look at the life of sisters today and meet some pretty incredible women; meals are free, but seating is limited and registration required; visit or to register.


Discernment Retreat — Listening with Our Lady, 6 p.m., March 24 - 1 p.m., March 26, Sacred Heart Residence, Mobile, Ala.; led by Father Pat Arensberg and the Little Sisters of the Poor; no charge, guest accommodations are provided, as well as transportation between Mobile Regional Airport and the retreat location; registration deadline March 21; for more information or to register, email or call 251-591-3700.


Come and See Weekend, March 31 - April 2, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.; Do you want to live joyfully? Would you like to deepen your faith?; all single Catholic women, ages 18-42 interested in the opportunity to learn about becoming a Sister of Providence are invited to attend; for information or to register, call or text Sister Editha Ben at 812-230-4771 or email