Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For February 9, 2018


Send information to Bulletin Board at least 10 days in advance. Items to be considered for publication Friday, February 23, must be received in writing no later than noon on February 13.

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

Lenten Lectures with Father Donald Dilger, Sunday readings, Lives of Saints, Church History; 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays; Feb. 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21; Resurrection School, Evansville; 9:30-11:30 a.m., Thursdays; Feb. 15, 22; March 8, 15, 22, Catholic Center, Evansville; textbook: Bible; tuition $35.


Exhibit of Dimensional Art by Curtis Uebelhor; through Feb. 20, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; Uebelhor works with found or discarded objects or surplus bits and pieces to furnish wry commentary on social issues such as education or the environment; for library hours, call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311 or visit


Black History Lecture, 7 p.m., Feb. 27, St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad; Dr. Gregory Ellison II will deliver the annual lecture; free and open to the public; for more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501.


40 Days For Life, Feb. 14 - March 25, Planned Parenthood, 125 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville; spring campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful witnessing; please consider joining your Evansville friends and choose an hour to walk at the Planned Parenthood office; to check available hours, call 812-602-1626.


Mass in English and ASL, every Sunday, 11 a.m., St. John the Baptist Parish, Newburgh; every Saturday, 5 p.m., St. Ferdinand, Ferdinand; Assisted Hearing Devices available in back; for more information, call 812-604-0246.



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; $30 couples, $20 singles at the door; for more information, call 812-254-2883 or visit



Sweetheart Sock Hop, Feb. 10, River Bend Association, 2201 W. Franklin St., Evansville; music, dinner, drinks, auction items, door prizes and more; proceeds will support Ozanam Family Shelter; cash sponsorships and donations are needed; tickets are $10 per person; attendees are also asked to bring a pair of socks for the residents; for more information or for tickets email or call 812-422-2214 (Option 2).


Dinner Dance, 6 p.m., Feb. 10, Armstrong Recreation Center, 15849 Big Cynthiana Rd, Evansville; dinner (fried chicken with all the trimmings) followed by live music by Cream of the Crop at 7:30 p.m.; cost $30 per couple, $15 single, $9 carry out and $6 dance only; contact Betty at 812-963-5657 for more information.


Fat Sunday Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-noon, Feb. 11, St. Anthony 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.


St. Wendel Ladies’ Club Valentine Breakfast, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 11, St. Wendel School Cafetorium, St. Wendel; serving whole hog sausage, pancakes or French toast casserole, eggs, biscuits and gravy, fruit cup and beverage; $6 adults, $3 children ages 5-12, children four and under free; lucky heart draw; please join us for a great-tasting breakfast!


Haubstadt Knights of St. John Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m. to ???, Feb. 18, 107 S. Main St., Haubstadt; fried chicken, dressing, dumplings, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and great desserts; dine in or carry out; adults $10, child (10 and under) $5.



All Saints Parish Senior Citizens Gathering, 1 p.m., Feb. 20, St. Anthony Cafeteria, 704 N. First Ave., Evansville; join us the third Tuesday each month (Sept. - May) for fun, dessert and Bingo; new members always welcome!



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.


Sisters of Providence Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 17-19, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; hardbacks, paperbacks, Bibles, gardening, history, novels, children’s books  and more; items are not pre-priced, but freewill donations accepted; Linden Leaf Gifts will conduct a clearance sale during the book sale; all proceeds benefit the Sisters of Providence mission and ministries; for more information, call 812-535-2948 or email


St. James PTA Annual Card Party, doors open 12 p.m., card party starts 1 p.m., Feb. 25, St. James, Madden Hall, Haubstadt; door prizes, Chinese auction, raffle, bake sale; sandwiches, chips and drinks will be served; admission $6; proceeds benefit the St. James PTA; for reservations call Carrie Kissel at 812-306-5947 or email



St. Vincent Free Community Lecture Series, noon to 1 p.m.,  each Wednesday in February, Cardiac Rehab Classroom at the St. Vincent Center for Advanced Medicine, Evansville; attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch and registration is not required; for more information, visit or call 812-473-2642.


Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program, free program conducted at Memorial Family Care, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; program designed to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay smokefree; for more information or to enroll, contact Memorial Family Care at 812-996-8460 or visit



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


You Can Help Your Marriage — Retrouvaille is a worldwide program that offers tools needed for hurting couples to rediscover a loving marriage relationship; to learn more about the program or to register for the Feb. 23-25 weekend and follow-up post-weekend sessions in Indianapolis, visit or; email or call 317-489-6811 for confidential registration information.


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



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


Brewing with the Spirit: A Monastic Craft Beer Experience, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 16 – 7 p.m., Feb. 17, St. Benedict’s Brew Works, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; brewery owners Vince Luecke and Andy Hedinger will share beer history and reflections, participants will sample beers and make craft beer; cost $235, including meals, abundant beer sampling and lodging at Kordes Hall; commuter cost $175; for more information or to register, contact Luecke at 812-719-2301, email or visit


Light of the World Retreat, Feb. 16-19, St. Joseph, Jasper; The Light of the World evangelization ministry was created to reach out to all members of a parish from the seekers to those who are far along in their faith journey; both men and women may attend the retreat; no overnight accommodations; for more information, visit or call Pam at 812-482-1805 ext. 211.


Indiana Holy Family Catholic Conference, Feb. 24, Kokomo High School, Kokomo; programs for all ages, children through adult; for more information, visit or call 765-865-9964.


Daughters of Charity Online Lenten Retreat, Feb. 25 - March 1; meet with a sister on Skype or by phone to reflect and ask questions about discerning religious life; walk through tools and materials with a retreat director and pray with us on your own time; open to single Catholic women ages 18-40; for more information, contact Sister Virginia Ann Brooks at or call 812-963-7559.


“Honoring the Woman Within” Quiet Retreat, 3 p.m., March 2 - lunch, March 4, Benedictine Hospitality Center, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; explore and deepen your relationship with God and yourself; cost $275, includes meals and lodging; for more information or to register, call 800-880-2777 or visit


Young Women LEAD Conference, March 7, Vincennes University Jasper Campus and the Jasper Arts Center; free all-day conference for local high school girls in grades 9-12 living in Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike and Spencer Counties; focused on girls leadership, education and development; register at; open to the first 475 registrants.


“Essential Questions: What Martha and Mary Can Teach Us Spring Women’s Retreat, March 16-18, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; during presentations that peel back the layers of the Gospel stories, quiet reflection, group sharing and celebration of the sacraments of 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

Annunciation Parish Mission 2018, 6:30-8 p.m., All Mondays of Lent, Christ the King Church, Evansville; different presenters and topics each week; Monday of Holy Week, March 26, Penance Service with private confession; if you are looking for childcare for these evenings, please call Julie Rosario at 812-476-3061 to discuss options or for more information.


Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., Feb. 13, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. 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


Lenten Day of Solitude, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 18, Providence Hall Large Parlor, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; day of quiet, personal reflection and optional group sharing will include opening and closing reflections and a blessing at conclusion; cost $45, includes lunch; registration deadline is Feb 12; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton, Feb. 20-April 10, Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m., St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; 8-week program includes a weekend retreat at Gethsemane Trappist Monastery on May 4-6; led by Father Henry Kuykendall; cost $10 for book and $20 for van transportation to Gethsemane, plus a free-will offering for two overnights and meals at the monastery; for more information or to register, call Deacon Jay VanHoosier or the parish office at 812-490-1000.


Art for the Soul, Feb. 20 and 27, March 6 and 13, Providence Hall Activity Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 9-11 a.m.; repeated at St. Patrick School in Terre Haute from 7-9 p.m.; participants may choose either time; deepen your Lenten experience and open yourself to the Spirit through art; each session is playful as well as prayerful; cost to attend series is $50, registration deadline is Feb. 13; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Faith Day, Feb. 24, Holy Rosary, Evansville; a half-day inspirational program on Love of God, Love of Neighbor, Love of Self; keynote speaker Sister Denise Wilkinson will discuss “What Must We Do to Become Saints?;” breakout sessions with Sisters Kathryn Huber and Ann Sullivan, Father Alex Zenthoefer, Deacon Jay VanHoosier, Dr. Jim Schroeder and Rich Klein; to register call 812-477-8923 or visit


Annual Lenten Day of Recollection, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., March 3, Daughters of Charity, St. Vincent de Paul Seton Residence, Evansville; led by spiritual director Jane Knuth; cost $10 payable day of retreat, includes breakfast and dinner; call 812-423-7842 to register; all are welcome; sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society.


Source and Summit Adult Retreat, March 17, Corpus Christi, Evansville; join the many adults that will come together to discover the freedom, peace and joy of a life led by the Holy Spirit; dynamic speakers, reconciliation, prayer and fellowship; childcare will be available with advance notice; for more information, visit the Adult Retreat link at or call 812-490-0289.


Support Groups

Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., Feb. 14; monthly social group providing a safe, comfortable environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can enjoy time together; registration required, donations welcome; please no professionals; for location information and to register, call 812-475-1012 ext. 8174.


Memorial Hospital Grief Support Series, 5 sessions, 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday evenings beginning Feb. 20, Memorial Hospital Chapel, Jasper; no fee but reservations required; for more information or reservations, call 812-996-0219.



Sign Language Classes, Sundays, 10-11 a.m., Feb. 11-April 15, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; $20 adults, $10 children; call 812-490-1000 for more information or to register.


Learning to Talk Across Divides, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Feb. 17, Providence Hall Community Room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; workshop focus is civil discourse and productive conversation techniques; cost $45, includes lunch; registration deadline Feb. 12; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Bread Baking: Sourdough, 1-5 p.m., Feb. 24, St. Mary-of the-Woods; learn various break-baking basics, tips and tricks for creating and maintaining sourdough bread starters; cost $45; registration deadline is Feb. 21; register online at, call 812-535-2932 or email


Dreams: An Avenue of Self-Integration, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Feb. 24, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; participants are encouraged to bring their memories of dreams, a journal and a spirit of enthusiasm; participants will learn how dreams can bring transformation and inner healing as well as be a way to experience God and self-discovery; cost $50, includes lunch; registration deadline is Feb. 16; register online at, call 812-535-2952 or email


Youth and Young Adult

TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) 100, Feb. 17-19, St. Mary, 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; find an application and more information at


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


Source and Summit Youth Retreat, March 16, 17 and 18, Mater Dei High School, Evansville; join the hundreds of youth ages 13 and up that will come together to receive the life giving gift of the Holy Spirit; dynamic speakers, friends, fellowship, prayer and fun; for more information or to register, visit or call 812-490-0289.


Save the Date — Mission Evansville, all high school youth from incoming eighth graders to graduating seniors are invited, June 17-20; more details coming soon!