Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For April 14, 2017


Send information to Bulletin Board at least ten days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, April 28 must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, April 18.

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

Holy Week/Easter Schedule for Saint Meinrad; public is invited to join the Benedictine monks at Archabbey Church; Good Friday, April 14, 3 p.m.; Holy Saturday, April 15, 5 p.m. Vespers, 8 p.m. vigil concluding about 11 p.m.; Easter Sunday 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. Mass, 5 p.m. Vespers; Easter Monday, April 17, 9:30 a.m. Mass, 5 p.m. Vespers; Easter Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 a.m. Mass, 5 p.m. Vespers.  For more information please contact 812-357-6808.


WVC Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., April 22, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; mini-workshops, live animal and bird shoes, alpaca shearing, handmade goods and more; for more information visit, call 812-535-2932 or email


Evansville Philharmonic Spring Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., April 22, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Volunteer chorus of over 100 members, accompanied by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will perform many selections; $15/ticket, which can be arranged by calling 812-425-5050 or online at; sponsored by Friends of the Chorus.


Rocket Rodeo Roundup Card Party, doors open at 12:30 p.m., party begins at 1 p.m., April 23, Holy Redeemer, Evansville, Activity Center; enjoy an afternoon of family fun, games and prizes; $6/person includes choice of loaded baked potato, bowl of chili or nachos; call Melanie to reserve your table, 812-598-7081 or


Celebrate Catholic Charities 80 years of Service - Dinner Gala, cocktails 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., stories, music and celebrating 7 p.m., May 4, Holiday Inn Airport, Evansville; tickets $80 and can be reserved at 812-423-5456 or visiting




Easter Brunch, 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., April 16, O’Shaughnessy Dining Room, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; extended menu including shrimp cocktail, carved prime rib, raspberry pork loin, fresh salads, side dishes, homemade desserts; cost is $23.50 for adults, $21.50 for seniors (55 - older), $21.50 for military personnel, and $12.50 for children ages 5-11, children 4-under free; reservations not accepted but tickets may be purchased in advance; for more information call 812-535-4285 or visit


St. Mary Sullivan fish fry, 4-7 p.m., April 21, St. Mary Parish, Sullivan; fish and choice of two sides (potato salad, slaw, baked beans), dessert and beverage; $9 adults, $5 children, 4 and younger free.


Patchwork Central Pancake Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 a.m., April 22, 100 Washington Avenue, Evansville;  All-you-can-eat Pancake Extravaganza and Spring Art Sale; $6/adults, $4/children.  For information, call 812-424-2735.


“We Aren’t Tired of Fish Yet” fish fry, 4-7 p.m., April 28, St. Joseph Parish parking lot, Jasper; drive-thru only; fish or barbecue pulled pork meals including German potatoes, slaw and bread; $8 per meal; sponsored by St. John Bosco youth group.



International Salad Bowl Cooking Workshop, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., April 27, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; learn how to make salads from various countries, including India, Thailand and Vietnam; cost is $35; registration deadline April 20; register online at or call 812-535-2932 or email


Deepening Your Art through Daily Practice Calligraphy Workshop, May 1-5, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; led by Laurie Doctor, international exhibitor and instructor; class led in a retreat-like atmosphere of reflective silence; all levels of experience are welcome; workshop limited to 10 participants; fee is $515 which includes workshop, room and meals; all rooms are private; for reservations or more information call 812-357-6611.


Called and Gifted Workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., May 12, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., May 13, Catholic Center, Evansville; Called and Gifted Discernment Process is designed to help Christians discern the presence of charisms in their lives and how to use these to change their lives; $20 per person; lunch included; parishes will be billed; RSVP to Andie Gunter at or 812-424-5536 ext 228.


College Life

UE Newman Catholic Community Mass, 9:30-10 p.m. on Wed., April 26; Sundays, 1 p.m., Neu Chapel, University of Evansville, Evansville.


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., April 18, St. Anthony cafeteria, Evansville; fun, dessert and Bingo; For more information call All Saints Parish Office at 812-423-5209.


“Crop-Paper-Scissors” scrapbooking and craft event, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Apr 15, St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Evansville; variety of craft activities, including scrapbooking, make and takes, stamping cards and gift ideas; door prizes, a silent auction and items for sale; lunch is provided; $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


St. Francis Xavier Altar Society White Elephant sale and Bake sale, 12-6 p.m., April 28 and 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., April 29; St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, Vincennes; goodies and treasures for all ages; proceeds used to purchase needed items for the altars; for more information call Mary Joice at 812-882-3950.



Creighton Model Fertility Care, 6:30 p.m.,  April 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; Each practitioner is a highly trained specialist in teaching the techniques of the Creighton Model for Fertility Care; The session 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.


Planning Your Pregnancy: Preconception Preparation, 6-7:15 p.m., April 26, Medical Arts Conference Center, Medical Arts Building, Jasper; Dr. Scott Beckman to discuss steps women can take to have a healthy pregnancy, reduce risks for complications and track fertility; free event but pre-registration required by April 19; to register call 812-996-2352 or go to and click on “Classes and Events.”



Catholic Charities Engaged Encounter weekends, April 29-30 and Sept 9-10, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; Engaged Encounter is a 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 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.




Spiritual Growth

“The Joy of Love” book study, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 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


Divine Mercy Sunday, 3 p.m., April 23, Holy Cross Parish, Fort Branch; service will include Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, Litany of Divine Mercy and the Sacrament of Confession will be available.


Monte Cassino pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in May, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; for more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at 812-357-6501 or call 812-357-6611 on the day of the event.


Support Groups

GriefShare support program, 6:30-8 p.m., 13-week session beginning April 18, Good Shepherd Parish conference room, Evansville; biblical, Christ-centered DVD seminar features grief experts and real-life stories followed by small group discussion to assist in grieving the death of a spouse, child, parent, sibling or others; confidentiality a major part of the program; no fee to attend but recommended workbook is $15; for more information contact Sue Kroupa at 812-449-3740 or


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior, 5:30-7:30 p.m., April 27, Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville; learn strategies to help with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease; registration required; $5 donation suggested; designed for family caregivers; please no professionals; call 1-800-272-3900 to register or visit under Community Resource Finder.



Daughters of Charity Day of Discernment; April 21-23; Evansville; join others considering consecrated life in a weekend full of praying, sharing and growing; open to single Catholic men and women ages 18-40; for more information contact Sister Theresa Sullivan, D.C., at or 812-963-7556; register online at