February 3, 2012

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The Coming Week

February 3

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, chapel, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei, Mass, 6:30 a.m., breakfast following Mass at Pure Eatery. Information: rhumper69@yahoo.com.

Sacred Heart Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Junior high dance, 7-9:30 p.m., $5 and non-perishable food donation per student, grades 6-8. Information: 812-282-0423 or mstovall@sacredheartschool.us.

February 4

St. Mary Catholic Academy, 420 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Annual chili supper, 4-7:30 p.m., $8 adults, $6 children 12 and under and senior citizens. Information: adminasst@iglou.com.

Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, Mass, 7:30 a.m., Vigo County Courthouse, 9:25 a.m., St. Patrick Adoration Chapel, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, Divine Mercy Chaplet, 10 a.m. Information: 812-877-9251 or mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

February 5

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. OASIS, Oldenburg Academy’s athletic booster organization, annual all-you-can-eat breakfast, 7-11 a.m., free-will donation, carry-out available. Information: 812-933-0737, ext. 244, or rboyle@oldenburgacademy.org.

February 7

St. Monica Parish, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Catholic adult fellowship, 7 p.m. Information: 317-410-4870 or www.catholicadultfellowship.org.

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center, community room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Adult programs information meeting, 6 p.m. Information: 317-955-6271 or kwebb@marian.edu.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. Health ministry seminar, “End of Life Care–A Spiritual, Medical and Legal Perspective,” 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-944-1184 or srake09@Frontier.com.

February 9

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. “Catholic Teaching on End of Life Issues,” Father Joseph Rautenberg, diocesan bioethicist, and Dr. Edward Dropcho, professor of neurology and member of the I.U. Health Ethics Consultation Service, presenters, no charge. Information: 317-251-7902.

Knights of Columbus Hall, 511 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis. “Celebrate Life with Great Lakes Gabriel Project,” dinner and program, Father James Farrell, keynote speaker, 7-9 p.m., donations accepted. Reservations: 317-308-0127 or projectgabriel40@comcast.net.

February 11

St. Roch Parish, Family Life Center, 3603 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Single Seniors meeting, 1 p.m., age 50 and over. Information: 317-784-4207.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, Priori Hall, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. “Ministry through the Arts, Project MAPS,” dinner, Mickey Lentz and Jonathan Stahl, presenters, 6:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation. Reservations: rsvp@mapindy.org. Information: www.mapindy.org.

February 12

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ School, gymnasium, 3310 S. Meadow Drive, Indianapolis. Knights of Columbus Father Louis Gootee Council #13105, “Hogs and Kisses–An ‘Angry Birds’ inspired Valentine’s Day Breakfast,” 8-11 a.m., $7 per adult, $4 children, $20 per family. Information: 317-443-4133 or christophermaples@yahoo.com.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Discalced Carmelites Secular Order meeting, noon. Information: 317-545-7681.

February 14

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. “Celebrate Life with Great Lakes Gabriel Project,” dinner and program, Father James Farrell, keynote speaker, 7-9 p.m., donations accepted. Reservations: 317-308-0127 or projectgabriel40@comcast.net.

February 15

Columbus Bar, 322 4th St., Columbus. Theology on Tap, “Let’s Talk about Love,” Kelly Snoddy, speaker, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241.

February 15-March 21

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Office of Family Ministries, six-week “Divorce and Beyond” program for separated and divorced Catholics, 7-9 p.m., $30 per person includes materials, registration limited. Information: 317-236-1586 or dvanvelse@archindy.org.

February 16

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Concert with Tony Avellana, 7-9 p.m., free-will offering to benefit Hearts for Life’s pro-life ministries. Information: 317-531-4033 or mark@hearts4life.org.

February 17

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “God’s Listening Even When You’re Not,” Wally Brandt, president, Indiana Oxygen Company, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

February 17-19

Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. “Come and See” weekend for high school girls. Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2830, or www.thedome.org.

February 18

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, apostolic administrator, 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. Christopher Parish, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. “Centering Prayer,” workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration: 317-274-5384.

February 19

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

Holy Family Parish, 815 W. Main St., Richmond. “Chocolate Fest,” 6-9 p.m., $10 presale, $12 at the door, $5 children ages 6-12. Information: 765-966-3091 or lrourke66@hotmail.com.

February 22

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

February 24

St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Drive N.E., Lanesville. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Family Lenten Presentation,” Doug Brummel, comedian and storyteller from Lighten Up! Ministries, presenter, 6:45-8:45 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-945-2000 or marlene@nadyouth.org.

February 25

Knights of Columbus Hall, 624 Delaware Road, Batesville. Oldenburg Academy, “A Night at the OA Corral,” social, 6 p.m. Information: 812-933-0737 or lamping@oldenburgacademy.org.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Live, Laugh, Love,” young adult conference,” 3-9 p.m. $20 per person. Information: 812-945-2000 or marlene@nadyouth.org.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Family Lenten Presentation,” Doug Brummel, comedian and storyteller from Lighten Up! Ministries, presenter, 6:45-8:45 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-945-2000 or marlene@nadyouth.org.

February 26

St. Anthony Church, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Family Lenten Presentation,” Doug Brummel, comedian and storyteller from Lighten Up! Ministries, presenter, 3-5 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-945-2000 or marlene@nadyouth.org.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, Family Life Center, 8155 N. Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Natural Family Planning class, 1 p.m., $75 per couple for the series includes book, registration deadline Feb. 23. Information: 317-823-2198 or jkkovacs@sbcglobal.net.

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General Announcements

Nominations are requested for archdiocesan catechesis award

Ken Ogorek, archdiocesan director of catechesis, is seeking nominations for the Excellence in the Ministry of Catechesis Award, which has been given annually by the Office of Catholic Education since 1996 to an outstanding parish administrator of religious education.

The award was established to recognize and support the significant role of the professional catechetical administrator in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis by affirming the gifts and talents of one specially selected administrator each year.

The award will be presented on June 5 at the spring celebration for archdiocesan parish administrators of religious education.

The deadline for nominations is March 6. For a nomination packet, send an e-mail to Ogorek at kogorek@archindy.org.

 

SPRED to host its 12th annual Dinner Dance on March 3

The archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education’s Special Religious Development (SPRED) program will host its 12th annual Dinner Dance at 6 p.m. on March 3 at the Heritage Ballroom at the Marten House, 1801 West 86th St., in Indianapolis.

The theme of this year’s dinner dance, which is a fundraiser for SPRED, is “Feelin’ Groovy in God’s Love.”

Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased by Feb. 13.

SPRED is a program of religious education that reaches out to persons with developmental disabilities and special needs.

SPRED volunteers currently minister to more than 100 children and adults with special needs throughout central and southern Indiana.

For more information about the Dinner Dance or SPRED, send an e-mail to Kara Favata, program director, at kfavata@archindy.org or call her at 317-236-1448 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1448.

To purchase tickets for the dinner, send an e-mail to Stephanie Pierce at Stephanie@pierceplace.com.

 

Chicago Bears executive to speak at St. Paul Catholic Center in Bloomington

Patrick McCaskey, senior director of the Chicago Bears in the National Football League, will speak about the interplay of faith and sports in his life at 7 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., in Bloomington.

He will discuss “Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and Devout.”

McCaskey, a 1977 graduate of Indiana University who was active at the St. Paul Catholic Center during his years in Bloomington, is the grandson of legendary Bears coach and owner George Halas.

The presentation is free. For more information, call 812-339-5561 or send an e-mail to Tara Doyon at tdoyon@hoosiercatholic.org.

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Retreats and Programs

February 4

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Be My Valentine Dinner: Two Hearts–One Love,” Jim and Carolyn Meyer, presenters, 4-8 p.m., $50 per couple. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 4-5

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Catholic 101” retreat for grades 9-12, $85 per student, registration deadline Jan. 20. Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

February 5

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–Noticing Our Guardian Angel,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Together for Life–A Romantic Covenant,” couple’s retreat, Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

February 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Marriage Retreat–Celebrate the Sacrament,” St. Monica Small Church Community Team, presenters, 9 a.m-4 p.m., $99 per couple. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Mornings for Moms,” Father James Farrell, presenter, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Woman Talk–Let’s Talk Money,” session one of five, Allyson Collins, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person, includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 16-20

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Senior Retreat,” $225 per student, registration deadline Feb. 3. Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

February 17-19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Tobit Weekend,” marriage preparation retreat. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

February 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Hope in Diversity–Looking at Our Relationships,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch and assessment tools. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Pre Cana Conference,” marriage preparation program, 1:30-6 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

February 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Day of reflection”$38 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

February 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” silent reflection day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $30 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Lenten Journey: Ways of Forgiveness,” session 1 of 4, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 24-26

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Retrouvaille Weekend: A Lifeline for Marriages.” Information: 317-849-6811 or Retrouvaille_Indy.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Retreat, “Reading the Book of Hosea,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

February 29

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Lenten Journey: Ways of Forgiveness,” session 2 of 4, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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