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Bulletin Board For June 2, 2017


General Interest

Diocesan Choir looking for volunteers, 10 a.m., June 3, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; join the Diocesan Choir as Deacon John Pfister and Deacon Jerry Pratt are ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood; choir is open to singers and instrumentalists from all the parishes (8th grade and older); ability to read music is helpful but not a requirement; practices will be held in the Cathedral School:  2-4:30 p.m., May 21, 2-4:30 p.m., May 28 and 6-7:30 p.m, May 30; contact Jeremy Korba at (812) 589-3886 or e-mail with questions.


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.; bratwurst, 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


Pentecost Vigil, 9 p.m.- midnight, June 3, St. Philip Parish, Posey County; Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament; confessions available during the first hour; a reflection will be given at the beginning of each hour followed by prayer and silent reflection; for further information call 812-985-2275.


Marian Educational Outreach “Tech it Easy” summer technology day camp, June 12 – 13, Memorial High School Media Center, Evansville; available to any student experiencing any 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


2017 Tour de Fleur Garden Walk, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., June 24,  Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties; admission tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of walk; for more information including location and ticket sales locations please call Karen Flittner at 812-853-0251 or, or Sandy Mehling at 812-853-6672 or


St. Vincent dePaul Quarterly Breakfast, 8 a.m., June 25, Resurrection Catholic Church, Evansville; Bishop Charles C. Thompson and Father Kreilein will celebrate Mass at 8 a.m. and breakfast will follow in the cafeteria; Bishop Thompson will be the guest speaker and will speak on “Pope Francis’ Call for Outreach and the Place of St. Vincent dePaul in that Call;” all are welcome; please call in reservations to 812-423-7842 by June 19.



Couple’s Social Dancing Classes, beginning in June, St. Vincent Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; next session will offer Waltz Level 1, Rumba Level 1 and East Coast Swing Level 1; each class lasts for five weeks and is $65 per couple; pre-registration is required; call St. Vincent Wellness Center at 812-485-5725 to register.


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 is $30; lodging is available at Mount St. Joseph Conference & Retreat Center for $30/night; to register visit


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.



Gather in Faith Women’s Conference, 8 a.m. -3:30 p.m., Sept. 16, St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; Conference theme is “With Great Love;” keynote speaker Hallie Lord, author and radio host; breakout sessions; cost $25 includes lunch, childcare available $5 per child, $15 family max; register online at or contact Bethany Logan at


Catholic Charities Wisdom Days, Dubois County (Huntingburg Event Center, Sept 18), Vincennes (Green Activities Center, Vincennes University, Sept 25) and Evansville (St. Vincent Evansville/St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Oct 2); free and includes lunch, speakers, attendance prices and a visit from Bishop Charles Thompson; free-will offerings are appreciated; registration opens 8 a.m. July 26 at 8 a.m. at or by calling 812-423-5456; registration required and deadline is two weeks prior to event.



Steak Night, 5 p.m.-midnight, July 8, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Daylight; dinner served 6-8 p.m., includes ribeye steak, baked potato, vegetable, adult beverages and sodas available to purchase; music throughout the evening by Haywire; advance ticket $18, at the door $20; must be 21 to enter, photo ID required; $5,000 in raffle prizes to be given away; corporate sponsorships available; call 812-867-3718 for information.



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


Over 50 Catholic Singles Club, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Holy Family Room in St. Benedict Hall, St. Benedict Cathedral; all are welcome to join!



Rebekah Shinabarger Scholarship Fund Sand Volleyball Tournament, 8 a.m., June 10, Wesselman Park sand volleyball courts, Evansville; registrants can form teams of 10 or join individually and be matched with open teams; teams guaranteed two games of play; prizes awarded for best team uniform; $15 per person registration includes a tournament t-shirt; registration is open at


Rummage Sale, 4-8 p.m., June 9, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 10, Resurrection Parish, school cafeteria, Evansville; early shopper charge June 9 of $2 per adult; bag sale begins 11 a.m. on June 10; kuchens available for $6; 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, 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


Welcome to Medicare seminar, 4 p.m., June 7, 951 S. Hebron Ave., Suite C, adjacent to the Senior Connection Office, Evansville; informational program only - no plans or companies will be discussed; free but registration required by calling 812-473-7271 or 800-258-7610.


Couple’s Social Dancing Classes, beginning in June, St. Vincent Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing, Newburgh; next session will offer Waltz Level 1, Rumba Level 1 and East Coast Swing Level 1; each class lasts for five weeks and is $65 per couple; pre-registration is required; call St. Vincent Wellness Center at 812-485-5725 to register.


St. Vincent Outdoor Behavioral Health Fair, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June 17, St. Vincent Evansville, Front Parking Lot off Washington Ave., free and open to the public; come and enjoy healthy snacks and learn more about behavioral health.


Understanding PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease, 6-7:30 p.m., June 22, Medical Arts Conference Center, Medical Arts Building; Jasper; join Dr. Joshua Leonard to discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention; dinner is included and pre-registration is required by June 15; to register call 812-996-2352 or go online to and click on “Classes and Events.”



Marriage Help - Retrouvaille, program begins Aug 18-20, Diocese of Owensboro; Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi) has helped thousands of couples who are disillusioned or experiencing misery in their marriage; for information or to register call the Diocese of Owensboro Family Life office at 270-852-8346 or visit



Private/Personal Retreat with the Sisters of St. Benedict, 7 p.m., June 11 through 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


July 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

Evening with an Ursuline dinner and presentation - Mandalas, 5-6:30 p.m., June 6, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Mandalas” will be presented by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew; coloring mandalas is a form of active prayer; cost is $20 and 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.; Bible study led by Mark Etling, Ph.D.; $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


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., June 13, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the Woods; 2017 gatherings will focus on “Praying for Peace in the world and in our hearts”; candlelight service includes prayer, music, time for silence, spoken and silent prayers; free to attend; for more information call 812-535-2952 or log on to     


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, 2017; TEC is a three-day experience for young people searching for goals, acceptance, meaning and community; you can find an application and more information at