Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For May 19, 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

Mount Saint Joseph Academy Reunion, May 20-21, Maple Mount, Ky.; accommodations available for a nominal fee; $25 catered awards banquet; to register contact Marian Bennett at 270-229-2006 or


‘One Plus One’ Art Exhibit, through May 30, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer and Kazhia Kolb; open and free to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or visit the Archabbey Library’s website:


Picnic with the Bishop, 4 p.m., May 31, St. John, Daylight; anyone in high school or older welcome to attend; Mass, presentations by priests, religious brothers and sisters and lay church ministers, followed by supper and fun; contact your parish office if interested, email or call Marilyn at 812-424-5536 for reservations.


5K Color Run, 8 a.m., June 3, Kordes Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; Sisters of St. Benedict will host a 5K Color Run as part of the 150th anniversary Summer Social; run or walk, strictly for fun and not a timed event; for more information or to register, go to


St. Wendel Men’s Club Grillin’ and Chillin’ Outdoor Party, June 3, St. Wendel Church Grounds, St. Wendel; 5K run starts at 8 a.m., kids’ dash starts at 7:40 a.m., registration begins 6 a.m.; parade starts at noon, registration at 10 a.m.; Cruise-In registration 3-7 p.m.; bratwursts, hamburgers, German bologna, smoked chicken, soft ice cream; for more information, call parish office.


Shrinestock at the Shrine, Noon-6 p.m., June 3, Outdoor Amphitheatre, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; fellowship, music, vendors, food, drinks, family fun activities; Mass at 5 p.m. followed by blessing of motorcycles; all makes, models and faiths welcome; for more information, contact 618-394-6420 or visit


Marian Educational Outreach “Tech it Easy” Summer Technology Day Camp, June 12-13, Memorial High School Media Center, Evansville; available to any student experiencing learning difficulties in grades 3-8 enrolled in Diocesan schools; technology devices and software will be provided; for questions and enrollment inquiries, please contact Beverly Williamson at 812-402-6700 ext. 2 or



National Association of Lay Ministry, June 1-3, Downtown Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis; theme is “Joy on the Journey: Serve. Collaborate. Dream”; conference offers Mass, workshops, exhibitors and time for prayer; for more information or to register, visit


Cultural Workshop, June 6-8, Mount Saint Joseph and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; workshop hosted by the Diocese of Owensboro addressing the challenges of evangelization in a multicultural church; cost $30; lodging is available at Mount St. Joseph Conference and Retreat Center for $30/night; to register visit


Yarn Spinning Weekend, June 2-4, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; Arts at the Mount workshops and relaxing time to work on yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting and crocheting — all skill levels are welcome; for information on room rates or costs and to register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Safe Sitter Classes, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., students choose one date: June 7, 8, 13, 14 or 26, St. Vincent Outreach Services, Evansville; hands-on class that teaches boys and girls ages 11 to 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children; $60 fee covers one-day program, student manual, messenger bag and supplies; students need to bring a sack lunch; class size limited and registration is required by calling 812-485-5607.



St. James Parish Senior Citizen Trip, leave June 19 and return June 20, St. James Parish, Haubstadt; travel via bus to visit the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky. and the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky.; reservations are required and due by June 12; if you have questions or need pricing and housing information, please contact Norma at 812-867-3036 or 812-306-4098.



Reitz Memorial Athletic Department Golf Scramble, lunch at 11:15 a.m., start at 12 p.m., June 2, Cambridge Golf Club, Evansville; $100 per player/$400 per foursome includes green fees, cart, MHS polo and lunch; all proceeds benefit the 19 Varsity sports at Reitz Memorial High School; for more information or to register, contact Charles Roberts at


Rummage Sale, 4-8 p.m., June 9, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 10, Resurrection School Cafeteria, Evansville; early shopper charge $2 per adult on June 9; bag sale begins 11 a.m. on June 10; $6 kuchens available; any questions, please contact Jennifer Baumgart at 812-464-1027.



Living with Alzheimer’s Series: For Caregivers Only, 5-7:30 p.m., Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave, Suite 510, Evansville; May 30: Middle stage, June 13: Late stage; registration is required for all programs; please call 1-800-272-3900 to register or visit


Standing Together to Prevent Falls, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June 7, St. Vincent Manor Auditorium, Evansville; free community event to help teach importance of proper nutrition, improving balance and coordination and home safety; registration is required and lunch will be served; please contact Mary Raley at 812-485-6827 to register or visit



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



Ireland Pilgrimage, Oct. 23 – Nov. 3, World Church Program, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad; Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB is inviting laity, religious, permanent deacons and priests to join her on a journey to learn more about the global Church; reservations are needed by June 1; for more information and pricing contact Sr. Jeana at



Private/Personal Retreat with the Sisters of St. Benedict, 7 p.m., June 11 - 10 a.m., June 18, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; for those who like the retreat atmosphere of quiet, meals and prayer without a director; cost $575, includes meals and private room; registration due by June 8; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777, or visit


Summer Retreat for Women Religious, July 16-21; Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Mysticism of Desire: The Way of Spiritual Intimacy;” led by Missionary Oblate Father Daniel Renaud; retreat fee is $450 which includes accommodations, meals and program materials; commuters can attend for $275; for more information, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or email


Spiritual Growth

Monte Cassino Pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in May, St. 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.


Evening of Adoration, 7 p.m., June 2, Annunciation of the Lord Parish, Christ the King Church, Evansville; evening of adoration in celebration of the ordination to the Priesthood for Deacons John Pfister and Jerry Pratt; time to pray for Deacons John and Jerry as they prepare for ordination the following day; questions, please contact Matt Miller at or 800-637-1731.


Mandalas, 5-6:30 p.m., June 6, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Evening with an Ursuline” dinner and presentation presented by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew; coloring mandalas is a form of active prayer; cost $20, includes dinner; pre-registration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Looking at the Gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene and Judas, 10 a.m.-noon, June 17 and July 8, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, Ill.; three-week Bible study led by Mark Etling, Ph.D.; $30 for the series or $10 per session; pre-registration is required; for more information or to register, visit or contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270 or 314-241-3400 ext. 6270.


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


“Mary, All Ways,” 1-3 p.m., May 20, St. Gertrude Hall, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; become a more spiritual person and learn more about the Oblates; presented by Benedictine Sister Betty Drewes; for more information, contact Benedictine Sister Brenda Engleman at 812-367-1411, ext. 2827, or email



Spiritual Direction Training Program, begins Oct. 16, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; applications now being accepted for two-year program of four weekly training sessions each year to prepare participants for ministry of spiritual direction in the spirit of the Ursuline founder, St. Angela Merici; registration deadline is Aug. 31; scholarships available; for more information, contact Sister Mary Matthias Ward at 270-229-0200 or


Youth and Young Adults

TEC 98 (Teens Encounter Christ), July 21-24; three-day experience for young people searching for goals, acceptance, meaning and community; for application and more information, visit