March 19, 2010

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The Coming Week

March 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Keeping your Core Faith Values in Any of Life’s Transitions,” Tom Sponsel, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only. Reservations and information:

St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Rosary, 6 p.m., Mass, 6:30 p.m., Stations of the Cross, Benediction, 7 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508 or

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.

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.

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, N.E., Bradford. Lenten fish fry, 4:30-7 p.m. Information: 812-364-6173.

March 20

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Father Eric Johnson, 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.

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. “Poverty and Hunger Awareness,” musical, donation of non-perishable food items, 7 p.m. Information: 317-357-1200 or

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Indiana, “Praise and Worship,” 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-797-2460.

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Women’s Club, chicken and noodle dinner, 6 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 317-831-4142 or

St. Vincent Women’s Hospital, 8081 Township Line Road, Indianapolis. “Boot Camp for New Dads,” 9 a.m., $30. Information: 317-338-4437 or

March 21

Holy Trinity Parish, 902 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Euchre party, 1:30 p.m., $4 per person.

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

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.

March 21-April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, bookstore and gift shop, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Spring sale, books, cards, rosaries, gifts. Information: 317-545-7681.

March 23

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Great Lakes Gabriel Project, pro-life fundraising banquet, David Bereit, co-founder and national director of “40 Days for Life,” presenter, 6:30 p.m. Information and registration: 888-866-3045 or

St. Vincent Women’s Hospital, 8111 Township Line Road, Indianapolis. “Childbirth Preparation” classes, four-week program, 6:30 p.m., $65. Information: 317-338-HER or

March 24

St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. “Commemoration of 30th Anniversary of Death of Archbishop Oscar Romero,” movie, Romero, chapel, 10 a.m., ecumenical service, 7 p.m., reception following service. Information: 317-637-3983.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “The Art and Practice of Being a Healing Presence,” Catholic Cemeteries Mission Day, Dr. James Miller, presenter, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Lenten organ concert, Gustavo Andres, organist, 11:30 a.m. Information: 317-635-2021.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. “Spaghetti and Spirituality,” Mass, 5:45 p.m., pasta dinner, “Doorstep Apologetics–When Missionaries Come Knocking,” John Pepino, Ph.D., presenter, suggested donation $5. Information:

Old Spaghetti Factory, 210 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Theology on Tap, “Hierarchy of the Church,” Father Guy Roberts, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 765-532-2403 or

St. Francis Hospital, auditorium, 1600 Albany St., Beech Grove. “National Teleconference on End of Life Care,” 1-4:30 p.m. Information: 317-783-8930.

March 26

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, rummage sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098 or

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

Holy Trinity Parish, Bockhold Hall, 902 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Fish fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Stations of the Cross, 6 p.m. Information: 317-495-3019.

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Lenten reflection, Stations of the Cross, service and concert, 6 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 237, or

March 26-28

Saint Mary-of-the Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sisters of Providence, “Come and See Weekend–Faith without Action is Dead,” for young Catholic women interested in exploring a calling to religious life. Information: 812-535-2895 or

March 27

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Indianapolis. “Shop INNspired Spring-Stravaganza,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581 or

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Altar Society, rummage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454, ext. 2.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Knights of Columbus Council, Santo Rosario Council #14449, “Lenten Knight of Reflection” for men, 6-10 p.m. Information: 317-636-4478.

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General Announcements

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Retreats and Programs

March 19-21

Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). Sisters of St. Benedict, “Come and See Weekend,” single women ages 18-40 meet other women who are considering religious life. Information: 800-734-9999 or

March 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Three Marks of the Maturing Christian,” day of reflection, Father Noah Casey, presenter, registration and breakfast, 9:15-9:45 a.m., program, 9:45 a.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

March 26-27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “To Turn, To Turn, T’will Be Our Delight–An Overnight Lenten Retreat,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter. Information: 317-545-7681 or

March 26-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Veni Creator Spiritus–The Meaning of Creation in Scripture and the Christian Life,” Benedictine Brother Matthew Mattingly, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

March 27

East Central High School, Performing Arts Center, St. Leon. “Setting the Captives Free,” one-day conference, Father Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International; Father Greg Bramlage, Father Dan Wilder, Deacon Ralph Poyo and Dr. Richard Meyer, presenters, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., $40 per person/couple, lunch $8, registration after March 18 is $50 with no lunch available. Information: 812-623-8007 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Parenthood–Living the Sacraments at Home,” Jeanne Hunt, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $15 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

March 30-April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Holy Week Silent Non-Guided Days and Night of Reflection,” Information: 317-545-7681 or

March 31-April 4

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Holy Week Retreat– Christ Has Died, Christ Is Risen,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

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