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Bulletin Board For January 12, 2018


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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

Good Shepherd of the Hills Knights of Columbus accepting members; If you are a practicing Catholic man 18 years or older please consider a rewarding membership in our council; contact Kevin Schepers at 812-309-3447 or Ted Schnackertz at 812-389-2529.

Evansville Catholic High Schools Monthly Lottery, tickets $100 each, 3,500 tickets sold; monthly cash prizes include grand prize $10,000, second prize $1,500, third prize $1,000, fourth prize $500; tickets now on sale, 48 changes to win; for more information or to buy a ticket call (812) 474-2943, ext. 300; all profits support educational programs at Mater Dei and Memorial high schools; VISA and MasterCard accepted.

Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 11 a.m., Sundays, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh, ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available, for information contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000; 5 p.m., Saturdays, St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand, interpreted Mass for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Annual Boy Scout/Venturing Retreat, March 2-4, Catholic Center, Evansville; sponsored by the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting; for registration information contact Joe Dickinson at 812-853-3278 or


Dinners / Festivals

Haubstadt Knights of St. John Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m. - ?,  Jan 21; fried chicken, dressing, dumplings, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, coleslaw and great desserts; dine in or carry out, adults $10, child (10 and under) $5.

Fat Sunday Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m. – noon, Feb 11, St. Anthony Church cafeteria, Evansville; sponsored by the A-men’s Club; $7 includes all you can eat biscuits and gravy, eggs, hash browns, sausage, pancakes, mixed fruit; coffee, milk or juice included; children 8 and under free; for more information call 812-431-3133.



All Saints Parish Senior Citizens, 1 p.m., Jan 16, St. Anthony Cafeteria, 704 N. First Avenue, Evansville; join us on the third Tuesday each month (September thru May) for fun, dessert and bingo; new members are always welcome! For more information call 812-423-5209 ext. 123.



St. Philip School Benefit, 5:30 – 11 p.m., Jan 27, St. Philip Parish, Mount Vernon; craft beer tasting, entertainment by Joe Greulich and the Haywire band; tickets $25 per person, which includes an appetizer buffet, beer and soft drinks; must be 21 or older to enter; tickets can be purchased at St. Philip School and Parish offices, St. Philip’s Inn and Weinzapfel’s Tavern; for more information call 985-2275.

Saint Wendel Trivia Night, Feb 3,doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner buffet opens at 5:45 p.m., trivia starts at 7 p.m., Wendel Hall, Saint Wendel School; teams up to 8 people; $35 per person; prizes, raffles, DJ; reservations due by Jan 19; call 812-454-4193 for more information.

St. Philip Church annual Sausage Sale, Jan 20-21, pick up after 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, bulk sausage, links, smoked links, brats, liver sausage and soup bones available on a first come first served basis.

Casino Night at Holy Cross, 5-11 p.m., Jan 27, Holy Cross Cafeteria, Fort Branch; free admission; Texas Hold’em Tournament, 5 card straight-up, paddlewheel, ½ pot, blackjack, silent/Chinese auction, bingo and more; chicken and BBQ dinners available; must be 21 to enter; call 812-753-3548 for reservations.

St. john the Baptist Mother to Mother Consignment Sale, 8 a.m. – noon, Feb 10, St. john the Baptist School Gym, Newburgh; $1 admission, children’s clothing from preemie to junior sizes, boys and girls, usable for spring and summer, toys, bedding, furniture, maternity clothes, strollers, and much more; after 11 a.m. select items ½ off; for safety reasons, no strollers/car seats and no children under 12 admitted into the sale; infants in soft carriers only; interested sellers can visit for more information.



Living with Alzheimer’s: For people with Alzheimer’s and their care partner, 10-11:30 a.m., begins Jan 17 and will meet weekly for six weeks;Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville; hear from others who have been where you are; $5 donation suggested; registration required at 1-800-272-3900 or



Unveiled Marriage Prep, Feb 16-17, for engaged couples looking for a marriage preparation program; for details call Catholic Charities at 812-423-5456 or visit

Stress in Your Marriage? – Retrouvaille is a program for married couples that feel bored, disillusioned, frustrated, or angry in their marriage. This program has helped thousands of couples experiencing difficulties in their marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the January program beginning with a weekend on Jan 12, 2018 call 270-852-8346 or email: or visit the web site at

The Sacrament of Marriage and Catholic parenting are great gifts. They are filled with joy as well as sacrifice and struggle. Join other parents in the diocese in sharing resources, information and encouragement; for more information email project coordinator Eric Girten at



Series: Women, Wine and Song! 7-8:30 p.m., Jan 16, 23, 30, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; join other women, catch your breath and connect with the Divine; cost is $10 per session or $25 for all three; register by Jan. 12 at 812-535-2932 or

Creation Care Conference, 9 a.m. – noon, Jan 20, Aldersgate Methodist Church, Evansville; Pope Francis has encouraged us to join with all people to heal our common home, the earth, and ensure its health for all future generations; speakers include Dr. Ben Brabson, I.U. professor emeritus, and panel of local religious leaders offering a message of hope; breakout sessions on solar energy, planting native plants, protecting our pollinators and church environmental activitsm; sponsored by Tri-State Creation Care; there is no cost and all are welcome; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Contemplative Weekend, Feb 9-11, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; slow down, catch your breath, find your calm; weekend allows personal time to journey with God and self; spiritual direction available; $180 fee includes meals and accommodations; contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or

Family Life Conference, 8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Feb 10, Washington High School Auditorium, Washington; presented by the parishes of Our Lady of Hope, Washington and St. Peter, Montgomery; keynote speakers Robert Rogers and Jon Leonetti; tickets $25 couples, $15 singles early bird rate; $30 couples, $20 singles at the door; for more information call 812-254-2883 or visit

Spring Women’s Retreat: Martha and Mary, March 16-18, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; theme is “Essential Questions: What Martha and Mary Can Teach Us;” during presentations that peel back the layers of the Gospel stories, quiet reflection, group sharing and celebration of the sacraments of the Reconciliation and Eucharist, retreatants will explore links between Martha and Mary and their own lives; $180 fee includes meals and accommodations; commuters can attend for $130;  contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Spiritual Growth

First Saturday Devotions, held the first Saturday of each month, 8-9 a.m., St. Boniface, Evansville; the Legion of Mary will lead the rosary with meditation; all are welcome to attend.

Eucharistic Adoration, 4-5 p.m., Jan 14, second Sunday of every month, Motherhouse Chapel, Mount Saint Joseph, Maple Mount, Ky.; adoration will conclude with evening prayer.

Poetry as Spiritual Practice: Reading, Praying and Writing, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Jan 20, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; read, write and share poetry as prayer and life experience; cost $45 includes lunch; register by Jan 15 at 812-535-2932 or

An Adult Understanding of the Four Last Things: Heaven, hell, Judgment and Purgatory; 10 a.m. – noon, Jan 20, Guild Center, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Ill.; talk presented by Fr. John mark Ettensohn addressing our biggest questions about the journey of life; cost is $20, pre-registration is required at or call 618-394-6270.

Jesus the Bridegroom – Evening with an Ursuline, 5-6:30 p.m., Feb 6, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; dinner and presentation by Ursuline Sister Pat Rhoten will study the ancient Jewish marriage rites and what is promised in the heavenly Eucharistic banquet; cost is $20; preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or

Faith Book Study, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Feb 8, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today” is the focus of a new monthly book study; led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew; $20 fee per class includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or; subsequent meeting dates: Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, June 14, Aug 9, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13.


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., Feb 13, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the Woods; 2018 gatherings will focus on “That All May be One”; 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


Support Groups

Mother to Mother Group meets twice per month on Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. during the academic year, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; mission is to provide an intimate, safe atmosphere where women come and find instruction, encouragement, prayer time and friendship; we offer speakers on a wide range of parenting and spiritual topics; child care is provided; for more information visit



Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Jan 16-March 20, St. Celestine Lower Level, St. Isidore Parish, Celestine; $100 per individual or family/engaged couple for class and materials; no class March 13; deadline to register is Jan 8; call 812-634-1875 for more information or to register.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, 6:30-8 p.m., nine week class starting Feb 1, Resurrection Catholic School, Evansville; babysitting available; class materials are $95; for more information contact Jan Barnes at 812-431-7942.


Youth and Young Adult

TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) #100, Feb 17-19, St. Mary Parish, Ireland; three-day experience for young people who are searching for goals, acceptance, meaning and community; candidates can expect to meet others from all areas of the Diocese, find how God fits in your life and encounter the Risen Jesus Christ. You will have time to reflect on your life, ideas, hopes and dreams away from home, school and/or work. You can find an application and more information at