Around The Diocese For May 19, 2017
Vickie Wannemuehler, principal at St. Matthew School in Mount Vernon, celebrates her birthday on May 26.
Michael Morris, deacon of prison ministry in Carlisle, celebrates his birthday on May 28.
Father Gordon Mann, pastor of Sts. Mary and John Parish in Evansville, celebrates his birthday on May 30.
Bishop Charles C. Thompson, fifth bishop of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 30, 1987.
Wayne Hoy, deacon of St. Boniface Parish in Evansville, was ordained May 24, 1980.
Father Frank Renner, pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Petersburg and Blessed Sacrament in Oakland City, was ordained May 22, 1981.
Father John Schipp, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 23, 1964.
Father Theodore Tempel, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 23, 1964.
Father Claude Burns, pastor of St. Philip Parish in Posey County and Corpus Christi Parish in Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 25, 2002.
Father Paul Ferguson, pastor at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Washington, was ordained to the priesthood May 25, 2002.
Father Timothy Tenbarge, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 26, 1973.
Father Crispine O. Adongo, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Jasper, was ordained May 26, 2012.
Father Ralph Schipp, a retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, was ordained to the priesthood May 27, 1965.
Father Kenneth Betz, senior associate pastor of St. James Parish in Haubstadt, was ordained to the priesthood May 27, 1965.
Father Kenneth Walker, judicial vicar in the diocesan Tribunal and pastor of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Loogootee, was ordained to the priesthood May 29, 1981.
Evening of Adoration planned for June 2
All are invited to attend an evening of adoration in celebration of the ordination to the Priesthood for Deacon John Pfister and Deacon Jerry Pratt at 7 p.m. CDT on June 2 at Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Christ the King Church in Evansville. The service offers a time of prayer and worship before the Blessed Sacrament and an opportunity to pray for Deacon Pfister and Deacon Pratt as they prepare for ordination the following day. In addition, this is also a call for all people, especially the young, to recognize the presence of God and to be aware of His invitation to a life of fulfillment in following His will. For more information, please contact Matt Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-637-1731.
Memorial Day Worship Opportunities
A “Boots Mass” will be held at 10 a.m. on May 28 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Daylight to pray for peace and in memory of the fallen soldiers.
A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. on May 29 at the mausoleum chapel of St.Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Evansville. All are welcome to join.