February 19, 2010

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The Coming Week

February 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Faith and a Brush with Death,” State Rep. Ed Delaney, speaker, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only by Feb. 17. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Lenten program, “Redemptive Suffering,” Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-888-2861.

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5-7:30 p.m., $7 adults, $4 children. Information: 317-787-8246.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5-7 p.m., $6 adults, $3 children. Information: 317-638-5551.

February 20

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Father Shaun Whittington, celebrant, 8:30 a.m., followed by rosary outside abortion clinic and Benediction at church. Information: Archdiocesan Office for Pro-Life Ministry, 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

Father Thomas Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Alumni and friends casino trip to Horseshoe Casino, 8:45 a.m.-6:15 p.m., $20 before Feb. 6 and $25 after early registration deadline. Information: 317-356-6377, ext. 1312, or tbranson@scecina.org.

February 21

Richmond Catholic Community, 701 N. “A” St., Richmond. Charismatic prayer group, 7 p.m. Information: dicksoncorp@parallax.ws.

St. Joseph Church, 312 E. High St., Corydon. Mission, “How to Get the Most Out of Lent,” Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 812-738-2742 or parish.office@catholiccommunity.org.

MKVS, Divine Mercy and Glorious Cross Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, noon, on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, groups of 10 pray the new Marian Way, 1 p.m., Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant. Information: 812-689-3551.

February 23

Butler University, Clowes Memorial Hall, Krannert Room, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis. Center for Faith and Vocation, spring seminar, “The Future of Jerusalem,” 7:30 p.m., no charge, tickets required, available at Clowes Hall box office. Information: 317-940-8253.

St. Mary Parish, 208 S. East St., Greensburg. “Sermon on the Mount,” actor Frank Runyeon, presenter, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-663-8427 or anavarra@stmarysgreensburg.com.

February 24

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Spaghetti and Spirituality, Mass, 5:45 p.m., pasta dinner, “The Ministerial Priesthood–Demonstrating What a Priest Is by What a Priest Does,” Tim Staples, presenter, suggested donation $5. Information: www.holyrosaryindy.org.

Old Spaghetti Factory, 210 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Theology on Tap, “Art Is the Truth Made Visible,” Father Aaron Jenkins, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 765-532-2403 or indytheologyontap@gmail.com.

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-784-4439.

February 25

St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Lenten Taizé prayer service, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-253-2193 or acorcoran@stmonicindy.org.

February 26

St. Matthew Parish, gymnasium, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-257-4297.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. “The Gospel of John,” actor Frank Runyeon, presenter, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-738-3929.

Holy Trinity Parish, Bockhold Hall, 902 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Stations of the Cross and Lenten fish fry, 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-631-2939.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5-7 p.m., $6 adults, $3 children. Information: 317-638-5551.

February 27

Reilly Auditorium, Owens Hall, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Eating Close to Home–The Importance of Local Food Markets and Simple Ways to Extend the Growing Season,” Jane Bush, presenter, 7 p.m., organic and fair-trade coffee and desserts served, $10 in advance, $15 at door. Information and registration: candace@terregoods.org.

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. “Discerning God’s Voice–Day of Reflection on Religious Vocations,” Father Patrick Beidelman, presenter,

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., conference, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, opportunity for reconciliation and lunch, men and women ages 18-38. Information and registration: Little Sisters of the Poor, Sister Marie Cecilia Fausto, 317-872-6420.

February 28

Hindel Bowling Lanes, 6833 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis. “Bowl-athon” fundraiser, 1 p.m., $100 per team. Information and registration: guardianangels@archindy.org.

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General Announcements

Lenten young adult series to be hosted by Indianapolis parish

“Building Passionate Relationships in Lent” is a Lenten young adult faith formation series sponsored by the archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry in which participants will learn to love as Christ loves and see how relationships can be transformed by Christ’s Passion.

It will take place on Feb. 19 and 26, and March 5, 12 and 26 at St. John the Evangelist Parish, 126 W. Georgia St., in Indianapolis.

Each session will start at 6 p.m. and include the Stations of the Cross, a reflection, discussion, meal and the opportunity for confession.

For more information, send an e-mail to jpedersen@stjohnsindy.com. †


Center to host film series on ecology during Lent

The White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, will host a Lenten film series beginning on Feb. 17 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

The series is titled “And the Darkness Shall Not Overcome the Light: A Lenten Film Series Exploring Beacons of Hope.”

Films are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Wednesday during Lent at the White Violet Center education facility.

A discussion period after each film will focus on positive ways that people are addressing each specific topic.

The film topics are:

  • Feb. 17—“Ecology and Spirituality.”
  • Feb. 24—“Ecology and Community.”
  • March 3—“Food Production.”
  • March 10—“Water Conservation.”
  • March 17—“Land Use.”
  • March 24—“Sustainable Energy Use.”

A supper on March 31 will conclude the film series.

The film series is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jenny Jeck at jjeck@spsmw.org or 812-535-2930.

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Retreats and Programs

February 21

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–We Are All (Thank God) Prodigal Sons and Daughters,” Franciscan Father Norman Langenbrunner, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will donation includes pastry and coffee. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Lenten Lecture Series–Called to Conversion,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $10 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 26-28

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Women’s Retreat–Women Clothed in Grace.” Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). Sisters of St. Benedict, “Come and See Weekend,” high school girls are invited to learn about religious life. Information: 800-734-9999 or vocation@thedome.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Pray Your Way to Happiness,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

February 27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Date Night at Fatima Retreat House–The Five Love Languages,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, 5 p.m., registration, Mass, 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and presentation, $40 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or spasotti@archindy.org.

March 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House and Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, “Drinking from the Well–Renewing Our Desire for Eternal Life with the Women of John’s Gospel,” Benedictine Sister Kathleen Yeadon and

Rev. Callie Smith, presenters, Mass, 5:30 p.m., dinner, presentation, $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or spasotti@archindy.org.

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