Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For May 25, 2018


General Interest

Tours of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays in May, located beneath St. Boniface Church, 418 N. Wabash St., Evansville; please note that in addition to these tours during the “Month of Mary,” Mass is celebrated in the Grotto at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays throughout the year; all are welcome.


Monte Cassino Pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in May, Monte Cassino Shrine is located one mile east of St. Meinrad Archabbey on State Highway 62, St. Meinrad; for a list of speakers and topics or for more information, visit or call 812-357-6501.


Reality Spanish Class, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., May 29 - July 5, Office of Hispanic Ministry, 610 E. Walnut St., Ste. 220A, Evansville; students will learn to read, write, understand and participate in basic conversations in Spanish covering topics such as places, directions, food, time, personal information and greetings; cost $100, registration required, space is limited; for more information or to register, call Carlos Mayser at 812-618-7519 or email; sponsored by the Office of Hispanic Ministry.


Portraits and Sculptures by Bob Lockhart Exhibit, through June 30, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; includes neocolor drawings and ceramic sculptures ranging from Ben Franklin to Frida Kahlo to Jimmy Hendrix; free and open to the public; for library hours call 812-357-6401 or visit


Miter and Typeface Exhibits, on display through Aug. 31, St. Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, St. Meinrad; two exhibits curated by St. Meinrad monk Father Harry Hagan featuring miters and other pieces used by bishops and abbots, and selections from the library’s Rare Book Room; free and open to the public; for library hours, call 812-357-6401 or visit



St. Rupert Church Annual Dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., June 10, St. Rupert Church, Red Brush; fried chicken or grilled pork chop with dumplings, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, slaw, dessert and drink; adult $10, child $4, carry outs available.


St. Clement Men’s Club Father/Son Banquet, 5 p.m., June 10, St. Clement Social Hall, Boonville; speaker will be a member of the St. Vincent Hospital Statflight team; reservation must be made for meal, please call 812-897-2631 or 812-897-4653 by June 5; free-will offering will be accepted.


St. John the Evangelist Parish BBQ Pork Roast Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 30, St. Mary Hall, Shoals; includes sandwich, chips, dessert and drink; BBQ by the pound available to purchase; cash raffle; call parish for more information.



Fit Over Fifty, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 8 a.m. Fridays, St. John the Baptist School, Newburgh; fitness program designed for people 50 includes aerobics, strength, flexibility, balance exercises; no cost, donations accepted; for information, call the parish office at 812-490-1000.



Reitz Memorial 2018 Golf Scramble, 11:15 a.m., June 1, Cambridge Golf Club, Evansville; goal is to allow boosters and alumni to participate for the betterment of all Memorial Athletics; sponsorships available for $1,000, $600 or $250; individual player $100; for more information and to register, call 812-476-4632.


Grillin’ and Chillin’ Cruise-in and 5K Run, June 2, St. Wendel Parish, St. Wendel;  5K Run and Leisure Walk beginning at 8 a.m. through St. Wendel area followed by a free happy hour after the event; registration for 5K run/walk can be found online at; cruise-in is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles; registration for the cruise-in is free and will be from 3-7 p.m.; awards presented at 7:30 p.m.; German bologna, smoked chicken, bratwurst, burgers, and ice cream; contact Chris Herr at 812-455-0844 for more information; sponsored by St. Wendel Men’s Club.



Diabetes Discovery Camp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 23, Tri-County YMCA, Ferdinand; for children ages 4-18 and their parent or guardian; fun crafts and activities, educational sessions for parents; snacks and lunch provided; registration required at 812-996-0521 or email to request a registration form.


Lifeline Medical Alert Assistance Services, medical alert assistance service for those who wish to live independently while maintaining an immediate emergency link to Lifeline Systems Call Center; $50 one-time installation fee; costs start at $39 per month after installation; call 812-996-2399 for more information.


Stroke Screenings, Memorial Hospital, Jasper, offers stroke screenings for individuals who are at risk for strokes; call 812-996-8550 for details or to schedule a screening.



UNVEILED Marriage Preparation, Sept. 8; Getting married? Join us for this diocesan event where you and your fiancé/fiancée will be guided through various topics to help you prepare for your Catholic marriage; to register, visit or email Eric Girten 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 and share resources, information and encouragement; for more information, email project coordinator Eric Girten at


For Better and Forever Sponsor Couples Needed, experienced, faith-filled married couples needed to mentor engaged couples before marriage; registration for training is now open; please get approval from your parish priest before registering; register online at; questions can be emailed to



Yarn Spinners Retreat, June 1-3, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; anyone who enjoys yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting or crocheting at any skill level is welcome to attend; weekend will include workshops and relaxing time to work on projects; for information on room rates, costs or to register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206, email or register online at


Individual Private Retreat, June 3-9, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; treat yourself to a week of personal time; let the peaceful surroundings of Mount Saint Joseph feed your faith through private prayer, reflection and quiet time; week begins 7 p.m. Sunday and ends after breakfast the following Saturday; cost $275, includes room and meals; contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Retreats for Women Religious — “Living in the Present Moment: The Power of Forgiveness and the Power of Now,” July 15-20, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; retreat led by Sister of St. Joseph Sister Carol Marozzi, who served on the board of Spiritual Directors International and holds masters degrees in moral theology and Christian spirituality; directed week-long retreats will also be offered during the conference; retreat fee $450, includes accommodations, meals and program materials; commuters $275; contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or



SAVE THE DATE: Mater Dei Class of 1968 50th Reunion,Oct. 5-6 — more information to come! Please respond to if you have an email.


Spiritual Growth

Healing Mass, 3:30 p.m. worship, 4:30 p.m. Mass, June 3, Precious Blood, Jasper; come and bring a friend.


Feast of Corpus Christi Procession, after 8 a.m. Mass, June 3, St. Isidore Parish (begin at St. Celestine Church, Celestine); Father Eugene Schmitt and Deacon Michael Seibert will begin the procession and carry the Holy Sacrament to four locations to stop and pray; walking route is less than one mile; then drive to St. Raphael, Dubois, and process up the hill into church for last station; please wear comfortable shoes; line up outside the main entrance of St. Celestine Church.


Eucharistic Adoration, 4-5 p.m., second Sunday each month, Motherhouse Chapel, Maple Mount, Ky.; adoration concludes with evening prayer; upcoming dates are June 10, July 8 and Aug. 12; Adoration is also open to public on Fridays from 3-5 p.m.


Catechism Classes for the Deaf, Marge Luebbehusen, ASL Interpreter, offers catechism classes for any deaf person seeking to become Catholic or know more about the Catholic faith; also offering sign language classes; for more information, contact Father Henry Kuykendall at 812-490-1000 or Marg Luebbehusen at 812-604-0246.



Grief Support Group, first and third Thursdays of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., Mental Health America, Evansville; monthly sessions are open to youth ages 9-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one; for information call Joe Gilreath at 812-426-2640.


Alcoholics Anonymous, Evansville area schedule and meeting locations, call 812-434-4952 or visit



“A Spirituality of Creation Care,” 7 p.m., May 29, Evansville Central Public Library, Browning Room A; Benedictine Father Adrian Burke of St. Meinrad Archabbey will be offering his insights on living a spirituality inclusive of the care of our earth; all are welcome.


“Praying with the Ordinary,” 5-6:30 p.m., June 5, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; “Evening with an Ursuline” dinner and presentation; cost $20; pre-registration required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206, or online at


“Longing for Hope and God” Day of Prayer, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., June 9, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Ky.; $25 fee includes lunch; to register contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or


Journey to Nicaea: Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy, 10 a.m.-noon, June 9 and July 7; National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Edwin J. Guild Center, Belleville, Ill.; this series will explore the lives and work of some of the major shapers of Christian orthodoxy as articulated in the Nicene Creed; presented by Mark Etling, Ph.D.; $10 per session or $30 for series; pre-registration required; for more information or to register, visit or call the Shrine at 618-394-6270.


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


“Leaving the Upper Room: How the Church Needs to Reach Out to the Millennial Generation,” 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 23, St. Meinrad Campus, St. Meinrad; speaker Father Dave Dwyer, executive director of Busted Halo Ministries; cost $20, includes lunch; to register, call 800-682-0988 or email; registration required to attend.



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, food and fun; contact your parish office if interested, email or call Marilyn at 812-424-5536 to make reservations.


Become a Providence Associate, accepting applications until May 31; Providence Associates are women and men of diverse faith, ages 18 years and older, who share their unique gifts while walking with the Sisters of Providence; accepted applicants spend a year meeting one-on-one on a regular basis with a Sister; to learn and share about Providence Spirituality, call Debbie Dillow at 317-250-3294 or email for more information.


Search and Serve, June 16-21; presented by the Daughters of Charity; spend the week discerning your call from God; open to single Catholic women ages 18-40; for more information, contact Sister Regina Hlavac at or call 443-602-2511 or register online at


Associates and Sisters Day, June 23, Mount Saint Joseph, Maple Mount, Ky.; annual day when all Ursuline Associates and Sisters are invited to gather to listen to inspiring speakers, welcome new associates, attend Mass and enjoy lunch and socializing; $10 fee; for more information, visit, call 270-229-2006 or email; public is also welcome.


Daughters of Charity Online Summer Retreat, July 8-12; meet with the Sisters on Skype or by phone to reflect and ask questions about discerning religious life — meet with you where you are, on your time; open to single Catholic women ages 18-40; for more information, contact Sister Virginia Ann Brooks at, call 812-963-7559 or register online at


Youth and Young Adult

Camp Marian for Girls, June 11-13, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; girls who have completed grades 5-8 will participate in games, crafts, swimming and archery, sleep in tents on the monastery grounds and pray together and learn about influential Benedictine saints; cost $45; to register, contact Sister Teresa Gunter at


Mission Evansville, June 17-20; open to incoming 9th grade through outgoing 12th grade students; adults age 25 are needed as chaperones; cost $120; scholarships available; for more information, contact


SAVE THE DATE: Source Summit 2019, April 5-7, 2019, Reitz Memorial High School, Evansville; mark your calendars and watch for details!