Southwestern Indiana's Catholic Community Newspaper

Bulletin Board For Feb. 20

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

New Saturday Morning Mass, beginning Feb. 21, 7:30 a.m. Mass in St. Boniface Grotto located under the church at 418 North Wabash Ave, Evansville.


Early Childhood Wing Open House, 10-11:30 a.m., Feb. 22, Holy Redeemer, Evansville; open to 3, 4 and 5 year old children and parents; follow the balloons.


Advance Care Planning Seminar, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 23, Pavilion Classroom, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; seminar that will assist individuals in the preparation and execution of a written document that both describes individual’s health care preferences and designates a person who can speak for you; for more information or to pre-register contact Michael Jones at 812-996-0219 or


Holy Redeemer Open House, 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 25, Holy Redeemer, Evansville; for all new families of fist through seventh grade; classrooms will be open, teachers will be available to help answer questions; Marianne Webster, principal will be available to answer questions on financial assistance and vouchers.


Retrouvaille Weekend, Feb. 27-March 1; weekend offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse and a loving relationship in your marriage; for confidential information about Retrouvaille or to register call 317-489-6811, email or visit the web site at www.HelpOurMarriage.


Pilgrimage for Consecrated Life, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 28; tour religious communities in the Evansville Diocese; for more information contact Daughter of Charity Sister Theresa Sullivan at or by phone at 812-963-7556; register online at


Psalms: Prayers of the Heart, 9:30-11:30 a.m., March 7, Kordes Center, Ferdinand; program that will be an overview of the book of Psalms and is for anyone who would like to experience the psalms as God’s invitation to dialogue about feeling and emotions; $30 fee due March 4; for more information or to register call 800-880-2777 or visit


All You Can Eat Breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., March 8, Holy Cross, Fort Branch; serving fresh sausage, eggs, biscuits, gravy, hash browns, sticky rolls, beverage; hosted by Holy Cross Journeymen.


Traditional Latin High Mass with Gregorian Chant, every Sunday, 2 p.m., Holy Trinity, Evansville; celebrant and homilist Father Donald Dilger; Latin-English missalettes provided.



Monastic Lectio Divina, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 28, Kordes Center, Ferdinand; workshop will provide a deeper understanding of Lectio Divina as a way of praying the scriptures; $75 includes program and lunch; registration due by Feb. 25; for more information or to register call 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411, ext. 2915 or visit


“Creating Hope” for Cancer Patients, 5:30-7:30 p.m., March 3 and 10, sessions first and second Tuesday of each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Jasper; sessions use art and creative expression as coping mechanisms for patients with cancer and are designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers; art materials and instructional book are available at each session; sessions are free but pre-registration is required by calling 812-996-0626.


Family Foundations Course, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mondays starting March 9, Gift Conference Room, St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children, Evansville; class for couples expecting a baby and currently in the third trimester to help establish positive parenting skills and adjust to the physical, social and emotional challenges of parenthood; registration is free but limited; door prizes given weekly; for more information all Laura or Marge at 812-421-8336 or Terry at 812-485-6016. 



Family Style All-You-Can-Eat Chicken Dinner, 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m., March 1, Holy Cross School cafeteria, Fort Branch; $9.50/adults, $4.50/children; carry out available.



St. James, Haubstadt Senior Trip, April 20-25, Charleston, SC; tour historic district, Fort Sumter, Magnolia Gardens, Audubon Swamp Garden; cruise harbor aboard a yacht; call Norma at 812-867-3036 for more information and reservations by March 14; everyone is welcome to participate.


Fit Over Fifty, 7 p.m., Mondays, 10 a.m., Tuesdays, 8 a.m. Fridays during the school year, St. John the Baptist School Arena, Newburgh; fitness program designed for people 50 and over includes aerobics, strength, flexibility, balance exercises, go at your own pace; no cost, donations accepted; for information call the parish office at 812-490-1000.



A Taste of Italy, 4-8 p.m., Feb. 21, Santa Claus Community Center, Santa Claus; serving spaghetti with marinara and meatballs or penne with Alfredo and chicken, breadsticks, Italian salad, dessert, beverage, $10/adults, $5/children 12 and under; evening includes wine tasting presented by Monkey Hollow Winery  (wine available for purchase by glass, bottle, case); for tickets call 812-937-2385, also available at the door; sponsored by St. Nicholas Church.


St. Philip Conservation Club Burgoo Sale, Feb. 21 and 22, St. Philip Catholic Church, Posey County; to place an order, call 812-760-0329.


St. Mary’s Warrick Foundation Gala, March 13, St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium, Evansville; cocktail reception 6 p.m. followed by dinner, live dessert auction and program; tickets $75/person must be purchased by Feb. 23; table sponsorships available; for more information or to make a reservation call 812-485-5850 or email


Pre-Cooked, Barbecued Slabs of Dewig Rib s and Pork Butts, $20/ribs, $25/pork butts; pick up March 14, 4:30-7:30 p.m. St. Wendel School back dock; to order call parish office at 812-963-3733 or email Sherie Cooley at; sale ends March 8; proceeds to benefit Sts. Wendel and Francis youth attending World Youth Day in Poland.


Sts. Peter and Paul Annual Rummage Sale, 7:30 a.m. $5 early bird entry, 8 a.m. doors open, March 14, Sts. Peter and Paul Family Life Center, Haubstadt; merchandise organized and priced to sell; sponsored by Sts. Peter and Paul PTO.


St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville Bingo, every Monday night; doors open 5:30 p.m., early bird starts 6:30 p.m., regular bingo starts 7 p.m.



Bariatric Public Forum, 9 a.m., Feb. 28, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; learn more about bariatric weight loss surgery now being offered at Memorial Hospital; for more information call 812-996-0185.


Men with Cancer Discussion Group, 6:30-8 p.m., March 2, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; opportunity to talk with others in an open forum about cancer-related experiences; for information call 812-996-0626.


Lenten Programs/Activities

Annual Lenten Day of Recollection, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., March 7, Daughters of Charity Seton Residence, Evansville; theme is “The New Moral Life in the Power of the Pentecost”; spiritual director is Mark Ginter; Mass will be celebrated by Father Crispine Adongo; $10 fee payable at registration includes breakfast and dinner; for reservation call 812-423-7842 by March 2; open to everyone.


Way of the Cross, 6:30 p.m., Mondays in Lent, followed by speaker, St. Boniface Parish, Sacred Heart Church, Evansville.


Stations of the Cross, 5:30 p.m., Fridays in Lent, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville.


Lenten Stations of the Cross, 12:10 p.m., every Friday during Lent, St. Boniface, 418 North Wabash, Evansville.



Retreat for Busy Catholic Moms, 7 p.m. Feb. 27-1:30 p.m. March 1, Motherhouse of the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods; all moms are welcome as well as nursing infants; presentations, discussions, prayer and more; facilitated by Sister Mary Montgomery; for information, call 812-249-3189 or email


Spiritual Growth

St. Mary’s Parish Mission, 7 p.m. each evening, Feb. 22-26, St. Mary, Huntingburg; “Healing Humanity Through the Power of Divine Mercy” presented by Fr. Chuck Zmudzinski, CPM, of the Fathers of Mercy; invite your friends and family to this mission to celebrate this special time of grace.


Spot Shoot

Sacred Heart Knights of St. John, Evansville; noon until dark, Feb.  22 and March 1, 8, Hilltop Grove, 3714 Detroy Rd., Evansville; 12, 16, 20 gauge shells; free bean soup and coffee; everyone is invited.


Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group, meets 6:30-8 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, next meeting March 4, Board Conference Room A, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; group allows caregivers to share knowledge and experiences in caring for loved ones affected by these illnesses; information and resources will be available; 812-996-5780.


S.P.I.R.I.T. Parenting Group, meets first Wednesday each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, Evansville; for families with children who have behavioral, emotional, mental disorders; free supervised childcare; 812-426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.


Al Anon Family Groups, fellowship of people whose lives and families have been affected by alcoholism; daily meetings; for meeting times and locations call 812-421-2800.


National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), Evansville on-going support meetings, second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:45-8:30 p.m., Southwestern Indiana Mental Health Center, Fourth and Mulberry Sts., Evansville; Diane Arneson 812-423-4333.


Lung Disease Support Group, meets first Wednesday of every month, 1-2 p.m., Cardiac Conference room, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville; activities include social gatherings, harmonica playing, guest speakers, presentations, refreshments; meetings are free and open to the public; for more information call 812-485-5230.


Heart Failure Support Group, meets the first Thursday of the month, 1-2 p.m., Cardiac Conference Room, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville; provides educational and emotional support to those diagnosed with heart failure and their families; for more information call 812-485-5230.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6-8 p.m., first Tuesday of every month, Workforce 1 Building, 1002 N. First St., Vincennes University Room 142; for more information call Wilma at 812-890-8929.


Vocation Exploration

Come and See Weekend, March 6-8, Saint Meinrad Archabbey;opportunity for single, Catholic men ages 18-35 to experience the monastic life by working, praying and socializing with the monastic community; for more information or to register call 812-357-6318 or email