Happy Birthday Bishop Gettelfinger!

The Message photo by Tim Lilley

Diocese of Evansville Bishop Emeritus Gerald A. Gettelfinger, seated at left, visits with former diocesan Chancellor Judy Neff and Deanna Ruston, who served Bishop Gettelfinger as administrative assistant, during an Oct. 20 luncheon at the Sarto Retreat House in honor Bishop Gettelfinger’s birthday, which is Oct. 20. Standing behind them are Deacon Charlie Koressel, left, of St. Philip Parish in Posey County; Joel Padgett, director of the Office of Catechesis, Father Jason Gries, Adjutant Judicial Vicar and Pastor of Evansville’s Holy Redeemer Parish; and Michelle Priar, Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools. A large group of diocesan staff attended the luncheon to help Bishop Gettelfinger celebrate.