June 17, 2011

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The Coming Week

June 16-18

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. “International Festival,” Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, food, games, rides. Information: 317-291-7014.

St. Bernadette Parish, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, games, rides, food. Information: 317-356-5867.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. “St. Rose Festival,” rides, games, dinners, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m. Information: 317-738-3929.

June 17

Heartland Crossing Golf Links, 6701 S. Heartland Blvd., Camby, Ind. Catholic Business Exchange golf outing, Mass, 6:30 a.m. Mass, breakfast and program, Ted Karras, head football coach,

Marian University, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $80 per person for golf, breakfast and program. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

June 17-18

St. Bernadette Parish, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-356-5867.

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. “Street Dance Weekend,” Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. 6 p.m.-1 a.m., games, food, music, dance Sat. night with $10 cover charge. Information: 812-944-0417.

June 18

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.

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon. Information: 317-283-5508.

June 19

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.

June 21

Marian University, 8435 Keystone Crossing Blvd., Suite 108, Indianapolis. Marian’s Adult Program, information meeting, 6 p.m. Information: 317-955-6271 or kwebb@marian.edu.

June 23

Eagle Creek Golf Club, 8802 W. 56th St., Indianapolis. St. Francis Healthcare Foundation golf outing, 7:30 a.m., shot-gun start, afternoon golfers, 1:30 p.m. Information: Amanda.haugh@franciscanalliance.org.

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholics United for the Faith, Abba, Father Chapter, meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1569, 800-382-9836, ext. 1569, or parthur@archindy.org.

June 23-25

St. Jude Parish, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” Thurs. and Fri. 5 p.m.-closing, Sat. 4 p.m.-closing, Thurs. pork chop dinner, Fri. Iaria’s Italian food, Sat. fried chicken dinner, food, games, rides. Information: 317-786-4371.

June 24-25

Christ the King Parish, 1827 Kessler Blvd., E. Drive, Indianapolis. “Summer Social,” Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, food, music, games, entertainment. Information: 317-255-3666.

June 25

Good Shepherd Parish, 2905 S. Carson Ave., Indianapolis. Parish picnic and hog roast, 5:30 p.m., $5 adults, $3 high school students, $1 children. Information: 317-783-3158.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. 30-year Medjugorje Anniversary Mass, noon, confessions, 11 a.m., gathering following Mass. Information: 317-888-0873.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2322 N. 13½ St., Terre Haute. Parish auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-466-1231.

Kindred Hospital, 1313 St. Anthony Place, Louisville, Ky. Centennial Mass of the chapel at St. Anthony Hospital, nursing school graduates, former personnel and families invited, 10 a.m. Information: 812-949-8970.

June 26

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Right to Life of Indianapolis, “Sunday Night Run,” 6-8 p.m. Information: 317-582-1526 or www.SundayNightRun.com.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Parish festival, fried chicken dinner, turtle soup, games, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., entertainment noon-4 p.m. Information: 812-623-2964.

St. Maurice Parish, exit off I-74, north four miles, Decatur County. Parish picnic, 10 a.m. Mass, chicken and roast beef dinners, games, country store, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Information: 812-852-4237.

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General Announcements

Two students earn scholarships for Catholic high school tuition

The Indianapolis-based Our Lady of Knock Division of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians recently awarded two $1,000 high school tuition scholarships to Atley Gaynor, a member of St. Susanna Parish in Plainfield, and Audrey Petrone, a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Indianapolis.

Atley will be a freshman at Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School in Indianapolis in the 2011-12 academic year. Audrey will attend Father Thomas Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis.

The scholarships were based on the students’ ISTEP scores, performance on placement tests, attendance records and 300-word essays on the value of Catholic education.


Farewell reception to honor longtime administrator of Hermitage on June 25

Benedictine Sister Sharon Bierman, the longtime administrator of St. Paul Hermitage in Beech Grove, will retire from her ministry in June.

Friends are invited to visit with her during a farewell reception on June 25 at the Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., in Beech Grove.

The gathering begins with a prayer service at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul Hermitage Chapel followed by a reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sister Sharon has ministered at the Hermitage for 33 years, first in physical therapy and then in administration.


Sacred Heart reunion organizers want to contact classmates

Members of the Class of 1961 of the former Sacred Heart High School in Indianapolis are organizing a 50th anniversary reunion on Sept. 17.

They want to locate former classmates to let them know about the upcoming reunion.

Members of the Class of 1961 should call Jan (Beck) O’Brien at 317-357-4443 or send her an e-mail at job@indy.rr.com.


Young adult retreat is set for June 24-26

“Be Not Afraid” is the title of a young adult summer retreat sponsored by Young Adult Ministry in the archdiocese’s Office of Catholic Education.

The weekend retreat will begin at 8 p.m. on June 24 at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center in St. Meinrad, and will conclude at 2 p.m. on June 26.

Retreat activities include daily Mass, spiritual reflections, optional praying of the Liturgy of the Hours with the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad, free time for personal prayer and a campfire gathering.

The $100 registration fee includes meals, lodging and retreat materials. Scholarships are available for people who need financial assistance.

For more information or to register for the young adult retreat, log on to www.archindy.org/youngadult and click on “Young Adult Summer Retreat” or send an e-mail to Matt Faley at mfaley@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

June 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Reading the Sacred in Creation,” Benedictine Brother Francis Wagner, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 19-25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Monastic Retreat–To Be a Benedictine, To Be Faithful,” Benedictine Sister Karen Joseph, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

June 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” 8 a.m.-4 p.m., presenter, $25 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or spasotti@archindy.org.

June 21-23

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

June 24-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Young adult retreat, college graduates to age 35. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 24-30

Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “Come and See” vocations experience, single Catholic women between the ages of 18 to 40. Information: 800-734-9999 or vocation@thedome.org.

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