Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For August 18, 2017


Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, Sep. 1, must be received in writing no later than noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22.

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

Go Solar! 2-4 p.m., Aug. 19, Oaklyn Library Meeting Room, Evansville; or 1-3 p.m., Aug. 26, Red Bank Library Meeting Room, Evansville; free informational sessions to bring interested people together with vendors; helpful to bring along a recent electric bill; sponsored by Solarize Evansville.


Quilt Show, after 5 p.m. Mass, Aug. 26, after 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Masses, Aug. 27, Activities Center, St. Mary, Huntingburg; forty quilts will be displayed, including three special ones for the picnic on Sept. 17 and six for bi-monthly drawings in 2018.


St. Boniface Altar Society Card Party, 5:30 p.m., Sept. 13, St. Agnes Ryves Hall, St. Boniface, Evansville; quilt raffle, SCRIP Card Wreath, theme baskets, Chance auction, half pot and tasting table; for tickets and more information, call Beth Ann Murray at 812-760-1247.


Class Reunions

Reitz Memorial Class of 1977 Class Reunion, weekend of Sept. 8-9, Reitz Memorial High School, Evansville; golf, dinner, football game and events in conjunction with the annual MHS “Steak Night;” tickets for “Steak Night” can be purchased by calling 812-476-4632; for more information, email Susan Hermann Jarboe at, Alicia Frey Lachowecki at or Jim Jarboe at; join our Facebook group “Reitz Memorial High School Class of 1977.”


Mater Dei Class of 1955 Class Reunion, 11 a.m. social time, 11:30 a.m. lunch, Sept. 9, Silver Bell Restaurant, Wadesville; food will be ordered from the menu with individual checks; classmates are encouraged to bring school days pictures for reminiscing; for information and reservations, contact Willie (Rexing) Kain at 812-476-7930, email Rose (Brenner) Breivogel at or call 812-985-2987.


Reitz Memorial Class of ’67 Class Reunion, Sept. 15-16; invitations have been mailed, if you did not receive yours, please text/call Alice (Tenbarge) Jenkins at 812-455-6203 as the deadline is quickly approaching; also check out Evansvillememorialclassof67 on Facebook.


Mater Dei Class of ’57 Class Reunion, 11:30 a.m. social time, 12:30 lunch, Oct. 7, Wolf’s Restaurant, Evansville; reservations are required; contact Donna (Helfrich) Rowlett at 812-858-7713 for more information.


Reitz Memorial Class of ’57 Class Reunion, Oct. 13-14; Oct. 13 dinner at Archie and Clyde’s Pizza in Newburgh, Oct. 14 lunch at Evansville Kennel Club; invitations have been sent; for further information or to receive an invitation, contact Diane Krug at



Helping You Help Others, 12-1:30 p.m., Aug. 22, Catholic Charities Office (VNA Building), Evansville; free self-help group facilitator workshop; topics for discussion include guidelines for self-help group participation, how to handle difficult situations for facilitators, self-care and resources; includes lunch; to register, email or call Annie at 812-423-5456.


Butterfly Visit Day, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Aug. 26, Hartman Arboretum, Evansville; wildlife garden and Master Gardeners will be featured at this event; for more information, visit, call 812-963-5418 or email


Art Designs in Nuno Felting Workshop, 1-5 p.m., Aug. 26, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; learn how to Nuno felt while incorporating floral designs into fabric; cost $100 and registration deadline is Aug. 18; to register, visit or call 812-535-2930.


Migratory Birds and Our Backyards, 7 p.m., Aug. 29, Browning Rooms A and B, Central Library, Evansville; presenter Sharon Sorenson, author and bird expert, will speak about migratory birds and how we can help their plight; come learn about the wonder of these birds and our part of their continued existence; free and open to the public; event sponsored by Tri-State Creation Care.


The Gospel of John, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 9, Providence Hall Conference Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; examine signs, symbols, distinctive stories and characteristics of John’s Gospel and explore how faith communities integrate the writings into their worship; cost $45, registration deadline is Sept. 4; register online at or by calling 812-535-2952 or emailing


Sign Language Classes, 10 a.m., Sundays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; $20 adults, $10 children; juice, coffee and donuts provided; for more information, contact Marg Luebbenhusen at 812-604-0246 or Nancy Oskins at 812-477-8923.



When Mental Illness Hits Home, Aug. 25, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; eleventh annual conference reaches out to families, friends and professionals who journey with those with a mental illness; cost $40, with lunch included; for more information or to register, contact the Shrine at 618-397-6700 ext. 6270.


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


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



MapleFest at the Mount, postponed until 2018 — more details coming soon, but all are welcome to join the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph on Sept. 10 for BBQ, crafts and raffle; raffle tickets are $5 each; event proceeds benefit retired Ursuline Sisters; for more information, call 270-229-2009 or email


Bonifest, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 9, St. Boniface School, Evansville; craft beer and wine, food, silent auction; tickets $35; for tickets call Phil Zenthoefer at 812-305-5486 or purchase through website at; proceeds to benefit WCS technology fund.



All Saints Parish Senior Citizen’s Group, 1-2:30 p.m., third Tuesday of each month Sept. through May, Center for Family Life cafeteria, St. Anthony Campus, Evansville; fun, dessert and bingo; call Sandy with questions at 812-402-5041.


St. James Senior Trip, Sept. 21, Westport Plaza Theater, St. Louis, Mo.; travel to see comedy production “Church Basement Ladies,” cost $79 per person, includes transportation, ticket and meal; call 812-306-4098 by Aug. 20 for reservations.



Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 18, to 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 19; University Nursing and Rehab Center (formerly Little Sisters of the Poor) 1236 Lincoln Ave., Evansville; items include recliners, chests, tables, lamps, clothing and other miscellaneous items; all proceeds benefit the activities of the residents.


Golf Outing, 7:30 a.m., Aug. 20, Cambridge Golf Course, Evansville; 21st Annual St. Wendel Knights of St. John golf outing benefitting Marian Education Outreach; lunch and refreshments served following at Knights Home; team and door prizes along with half pot give away; cost $60 per player; for more information or team sign ups, contact Kelly at 812-304-0617, Chris at 812-483-8654 or Larry at 812-483-9915.


Home Décor Sale, 7 a.m.-noon, Aug. 26, All Saints Parish, St. Anthony Campus Gym, Evansville; sale of home décor featuring bedspreads, pillows, pet covers, drapes, rods, mirrors, furniture, wall hangings, stools and miscellaneous household items to benefit Life Choices Maternity and Youth Home and Center of Family Life at All Saints Parish; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 565.


Rummage Sale, 4-7 p.m., Sept. 8 and 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 9, St. Joseph, Vanderburgh County; Friday shoppers pay double, Saturday bag sale begins at 10:30 a.m.; food, drinks and kuchens available during sale.


Fall and Winter Children’s Consignment Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Sept. 9, closing from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. to allow certain items to be marked half price, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; due to safety, no children under the age of 12 are allowed to enter the sale; admission is $1 for all shoppers; anyone can buy, sell or volunteer at this sale; for more information, contact or call 812-490-1000.


Men’s Club Golf Scramble, lunch at noon, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Sept. 10, Boonville Country Club, Boonville; cost $65 includes cart, green fees, drinks and lunch at course; call Dave Lasher at 812-305-1381, Dave Schnur at 812-897-4361 or Bernie Meyer at 812-217-9653 for more information.


Youth Resources Scooter Scramble, 7:30 a.m. registration, Sept. 11, Oak Meadow Country Club, Evansville; registration open for players and sponsors; revenue supports Youth Resources and the Robert “Scooter” Tiemann TEENPOWER Scholarship Fund; for more information, call Laura Ferguson, Kerry Martin or Jeremy Brown at 812-421-0300.


On the Hill 5K, 8:30 a.m., Sept. 16, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad; registration open at 8 a.m.; $20 per person before Sept. 1, $25 after, $10 for ages 15 and under; registration includes a t-shirt; register at



Free Classes on Mental Illness, 6:45-9 p.m., Mondays, 11-week session starting Sept. 11, Old North U.M. Church, 4201 Stringtown Rd., Evansville; NAMI’s Family-to-Family classes educate participants about bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, OCD, panic or anxiety disorder and more; although classes are free, reservations are required; for more information or to register, call Diane at 812-423-4333.


Women’s Cancer Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., third Tuesday each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, Memorial Hospital Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment; pre-registration is not necessary and there is no cost; for more information, visit


Spiritual Growth

Catechist Formation Day “Encountering Christ in Scripture,” 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 26, Catholic Center, Evansville; cost $25; for more information and to register, visit


“Responding to Our Losses Through Healthy Grieving,” 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Sept. 5, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Evening with an Ursuline” will be presented by Ursuline Sister Vivian Bowles; cost $20 and preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., Sept. 12, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the Woods; “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


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


Directed Retreat, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 8 - 10 a.m., Sept. 15, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Kordes Hall, Ferdinand; spiritual direction with the Sisters of St. Benedict; cost $675, including meals and private room; registration due Sept. 5; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777 or 812-367-1411, ext. 2915 or visit



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