April 15, 2011

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April 15

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Catholic Charities–Needed Now More than Ever,” David Siler, executive director of archdiocesan Catholic Charities and Family Ministries, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., “Fraud Prevention Strategies for Small Business Owners,” Scott Long, assistant vice president, Huntington Bank, presenter, 8:30-9 a.m., online reservations only. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. John the Evangelist Parish, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. “Hungry?” young adult Lenten series, 6 p.m., food provided. Information: 317-635-2021.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. Stations of the Cross, 5:30 p.m. at church, Lenten fish fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., carry-out available, $7 adults, $6.25 seniors, $4 children under 10. Information: 317-357-8352.

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 30 S. Downey Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5-8 p.m., fish or shrimp dinner, $6 adults, $3 children. Information: 317-356-7291.

St. Lawrence Parish, Conen Hall, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $6 and $4 meals. Information: 317-546-4065.

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, Bradford. Fish fry buffet, 4:30-7 p.m., $8 and $4 meals. Information: 812-364-6173, ext. 22, or johnjacobi@insightbb.com.

St. Susanna Parish, 1212 W. Main St., Plainfield. Parish Men’s Club and CYO fundraiser, fish fry, 5-8 p.m., fish dinner, $7 per person, feed a family of four for $20. Information: 317-837-8315 or vpfister@indy.rr.com.

St. Joseph’s Holy Family at God’s Country, 25992 Cottonwood Road, Bristow. “Lenten Soup with Substance,” speakers’ series, Angelus followed by simple pitch-in meal of soup and bread, Mass, 6 p.m. CDT, pitch-in dinner, 7 p.m. CDT, candlelight rosary trail, 8 p.m. CDT. Information: 812-631-2377 or www.stjosephsholyfamily.org.

April 16

Our Lady of the Greenwood School, 399 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. “Hearts for Haiti,” fourth annual sale of children’s clothing, toys and equipment, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., cash only. Information: 317-881-1300.

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

Holy Trinity Parish, 901 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Haughville Health Fair, health screenings and activities related to health, safety and nutrition, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 317-253-6212.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Holly Bruns Memorial 5K walk/run, registration, 9 a.m., run and walk, 10 a.m. Information: 513-382-1922 or HBWalk2011@yahoo.com.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 13th annual Earth Day celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free-will donations. Information: 812-535-2930 or mfreeman@spsmw.org.

April 17

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Lenten music concert, “The Way of the Cross,” 6:30 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-926-7359.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Young adult penance service, 5:30 p.m., Mass, 7 p.m., social following Mass. Information: 317-635-2021.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 2222 E. Third St., Bloomington. Peace and Justice Committee, “Immigration and Catholic Social Teaching,” Holy Cross Father Daniel G. Groody, University of Notre Dame professor, presenter, 6 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-353-9549 or klmolloy@comcast.net.

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

Queen and Divine Mercy Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, 9:30 a.m., on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant, daily Mass, 9 a.m. Information: 812-689-3551.

April 20

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

April 22

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, noon. Information: 317-784-4439.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

April 23

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Alumni Association, Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. Information: 812-934-4440, ext. 240, or slamping@oldenburgacademy.org.

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General Announcements

Cardinal Ritter High School to host Tenebrae Service on Good Friday

Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School, 3360 W. 30th St., in Indianapolis will host a Tenebrae prayer service at 9 p.m. on April 22, Good Friday.

During the service, various psalms and selections from Lamentations that are prayed in the Liturgy of the Hours during Holy Week will be chanted and sung.

Vocalists for the prayer service include Cardinal Ritter students and Vox Reflexa, a choir of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington.

“Tenebrae” is the Latin word for “darkness.” It is also the name for a prayer service that traditionally occurs on the evening of Good Friday in which worshipers mourn the death of Christ.

The prayer service will last approximately one hour.

For more information on the Tenebrae service, contact Father John Hollowell, Cardinal Ritter’s chaplain, at jhollowell@cardinalritter.org.


Catholic Radio dinner is set for April 28

Catholic Radio 89.1 FM will host its annual fundraising dinner at 5:30 p.m. on April 28 at the Riverwalk Banquet Center, 6729 Westfield Blvd., in Indianapolis.

Brian Patrick, the host of “The Son-Rise Morning Show,” will be the keynote speaker for the event.

Patrick’s show is based in Cincinnati, and is broadcast on 140 Catholic radio stations across the country, including Catholic Radio Indy.

Tickets purchased by April 18 cost $60 per person or $450 for a table of eight people. After April 18, tickets cost $65 per person or $500 for a table of eight people.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 317-842-6583 or log on to www.catholicradioindy.org.


More runners are sought for Race for Vocations team

Runners who are already entered in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on May 7 in Indianapolis are invited to join the Race for Vocations team co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Diocese of Evansville and Diocese of Lafayette.

Registration for the Mini-Marathon is closed, but spots are still available for the Finish Line 500 Festival 5K, which is held at the same time as the Mini-Marathon.

For more information or to register for the 5K race, log on to www.500festival.com/marathon/500Festival5K.asp.

For more information about the Race for Vocations team, log on to www.archindy.org/vocations/race.html, send an e-mail to cmitchell@archindy.org or call 800-382-9836, ext. 1490, or 317-236-1490.

Team members will receive a T-shirt to wear in the Mini-Marathon or 5K that promotes vocations awareness, and will be invited to participate in a Mass for vocations on May 6 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., in Indianapolis with a pasta dinner to follow at the downtown parish.


Knights to sponsor 75th annual Way of the Cross

The Knights of Columbus will sponsor its annual Good Friday Way of the Cross at noon on April 22 at the American Legion Mall between Meridian and Pennsylvania streets in downtown Indianapolis. It is free and open to the public.

This year marks the 75th consecutive Good Friday that members of the Catholic fraternal organization from central and southern Indiana have sponsored this public procession in commemorate Christ’s death on the cross.

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Retreats and Programs

April 16

Sisters of St. Benedict, Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “Saturday Morning at the Dome–Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary,” 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $45 per person includes light lunch. Information: 812-367-1411.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Resting in God’s Love–A Contemplative Way of Praying,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $25 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

April 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Retreat–Come Watch and Live With Me,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 1-5:30 p.m., $45 per person includes dinner. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Youth Night at the ‘Burg,” high school students gather for food, talk and prayer, 6-8 p.m. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

April 18-21

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

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Triduum Retreat–Experiencing a Silent Monastic Holy Week,” $200 per person includes room, meals and spiritual direction. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 20-24

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Holy Week Retreat–Reflections on the Triduum.” Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 21-24

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Holy Week Triduum Retreat,” $361.50 for four days, $100 a day, register by April 15 to select a spiritual director. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

April 30-May 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Catholic Adult Fellowship Retreat–The Return of the Prodigal Son.” Information: 317-295-1697 or NSHoefer@TheMoreIKnow.Info. †

May 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Conference, marriage preparation program, 2-6 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or spasotti@archindy.org.

May 2-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Ordained Deacons and Wives Retreat–The Primary Response to the Real Presence.” Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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