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Bulletin Board For May 17


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General Interest

Tours of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays in May and October, St. Boniface, Evansville; grotto is located under St. Boniface Church; tours given after Sunday Mass; 7:30 a.m. Saturday Mass in the grotto weekly; private tours available; call Bob Koressel at 812-625-0035.

Monte Cassino May Pilgrimages, 2 p.m., Sundays in May, Monte Cassino Shrine, one mile east of St. Meinrad Archabbey on State Highway 62, St. Meinrad; pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother, with different speakers and topics each Sunday; public invited; for more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501.

Sundays at the Woods: Farm Tour at White Violet Center, 2-4 p.m., May 19, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; learn about sustainable farming; the center includes herd of alpacas, 5-acre USDA certified organic garden, orchards and Farm Store; no cost, donations welcome; learn more at or call 812-535-2932.

Book Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 18 and 12-1 p.m., May 19, Christ the King School Gym, Evansville; best sellers, romance, holiday, children, cookbooks and more; used hardbacks $1; used paperbacks 50 cents; proceeds benefit Annunciation Parish St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Father Ray Brenner’s Golden Jubilee Celebration, 3 p.m., May 19, St. Joseph, Jasper; Father Brenner was ordained on May 17, 1969; he now serves as pastor of St. Joseph, Jasper and Dean of the East Deanery; all are invited to celebrate at his Golden Jubilee Mass; a reception will follow.

Bible Bingo Comedy Show, 7-9 p.m., May 19, Astra Theatre, Jasper; interactive comedy show where the audience plays bingo and partakes in discussions about Adam and Eve to modern sins; all welcome; buy tickets at; call St. John Bosco Youth Ministry at 812-481-2442.

LYRA Concert, 7-8:30 p.m., May 22, St. Joseph, Jasper; Russian a cappella vocal ensemble will perform a concert of Russian sacred music and folk songs; public invited; no admission fee, free-will offering accepted.

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Annual Memorial Day Service, 10 a.m., May 27, Mausoleum Chapel, Evansville; remember the gift of service all the deceased veterans have given to us and to our country.

Monday Nights at Sacred Heart, 6:30 p.m., every Monday, Sacred Heart, Evansville; join the men of the House of Discernment for adoration and confession; Mass at 7:30 p.m.

WIAH 103.5 FM Needs Volunteers; the Relevant Radio affiliate has served the Evansville-area with Catholic-based programming for more than two years; skills needed include production and scheduling of underwriting announcements, programming automation computer and website development; call 812-459-4691 or visit


End-of-Life Bereavement Care Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., June 7, Linda E. White Hospice House, Deaconess Mid-Town campus, Evansville; professionals lunch and learn with special guest author Gary Roe; cost $10/person; hosted by Deaconess VNA Hospice; register online at or by phone at 812-549-4382.

Dinner and Conversation: Grief and Loss,6:30-8 p.m., June 7, Linda E. White Hospice House, Deaconess Mid-Town campus, Evansville; dinner for those experiencing loss with special guest author Gary Roe; theme is “Joy Comes in the Morning;” cost $5/person; hosted by Deaconess VNA Hospice; register at or call 812-549-4382.


St. Wendel Men's Club 12th Annual Grillin’ and Chillin’ Outdoor Party, June 1, St. Wendel, St. Wendel; 5K run, Kids Dash and walk registration 6-7:30 a.m.; food includes smoked chicken, German bologna and soft serve ice cream; cruise-in registration 3-7 p.m. 


Living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia: For Care Partners — Early Stages, 5-7:30 p.m., May 23, The Alzheimer's Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville; answers to questions that arise in the early stage; donations welcome; registration required; call 1-800-272-3900 or visit to register.

Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., second Wednesday of each month, location varies; Alzheimer’s Association and SWIRCA offer a monthly social group for people with memory loss and their caretakers; donations welcome; call 800-272-3900 for location and more information.


“Unveiled” Marriage Preparation Retreat, offered by the Diocese of Evansville for all engaged couples; spaces filling for Sept. 7 retreat; for details, speak to your pastor or visit

Truth about Natural Family Planning, for details on upcoming classes, speak to your pastor or visit

Retrouvaille, offered by the Diocese of Owensboro for married couples experiencing difficulty in their marriage; for information on upcoming program details, call 270-929-1524 or visit

Retrouvaille, offered by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for married couples experiencing difficulty in their marriage; for information on upcoming program details, call 317-489-6811 or visit


Gennesaret Retreat, May 24-26, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; designed for persons whose medical conditions would otherwise hinder them from attending a weekend overnight retreat; offered by the Diocese of Owensboro; to support this ministry or attend, call Tom or Amy Payne at 270-316-0403.

Yarn Spinning, May 31-June 2, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting or crocheting; all skills welcome; $180 for two nights; $90 for one night; $25 for commuters; to register, call 270-229-0206 or email

Spiritual Growth

Quiet Time with God and Self, June 2-8, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, Kentucky; begins with a social at 7 p.m. June 2 and ends after breakfast on June 8; contemplative week to feed your faith through prayer, reflection and quiet time to be with God; $450 Directed Retreat includes spiritual direction, room and meals; $275 Silent Retreat includes room and meals; register by calling 270-229-0206 or email


Become a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence, application deadline May 31, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; Providence Associates are women and men of faith 18 and older who are being called to create a more just and hope-filled world; learn more at, or call Sister Sue Paweski at 312-909-7492.

Dominican Sisters of Peace Mission Immersion Retreat, 12 p.m., June 1 through 1 p.m., June 5, Congregation Lake House, Blacklick, Ohio; women age 18-45 live, pray and study with Sisters and serve at local community agencies to get a realistic view of ministry life; Dominican Sisters of Peace is a congregation of vowed Catholic religious women; free, includes lodging and meals; register at, or call 570-336-3991.


 Cincinnati Men’s Conference, 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m., June 15, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Liberty Township, Ohio; 2019 theme is “Being a Family Man!;” featured speakers are MLB Coach Rich Donnelly, NFL Alumnus and Super Bowl Champ Matt Birk, and host of Plating Grace Father Leo Patalinghug; all welcome; purchase tickets online at

Youth and Young Adults

Young Adult Women, third Tuesday each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist, Zachary Room, Newburgh.

Young Adult Family Group, 4-6 p.m., fourth Sunday each month, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; parents and children; free babysitting.

Coast into 4-H STEM, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 29, Holiday World, Santa Claus; youth grades 6-12 explore science, technology, engineering and math concepts and how it all comes together to create the theme park; cost $20; also plan to bring $10-15 for lunch; preregistration and payment due May 22; email

Picnic with the Bishop, 4:30 p.m., May 30, St. John, Daylight; anyone in high school or older welcome; Mass, presentations by priests, religious brothers and sisters and lay church ministers; supper and fellowship; contact your parish office or email to make reservations by May 24.

Young Adult Adoration and Acapulco, 5-6 p.m., first Monday of the month, St. John the Baptist Chapel, Newburgh; followed by fellowship at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, Newburgh.

Camp Marian, June 10-12, hosted by Sisters of St. Benedict, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; girls who just completed grades 5-6; activities include crafts, swimming, archery; sleep in tents on monastery grounds; pray and learn about influential Benedictine saints; cost $45; email Sister Jill at