February 24, 2012

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The Coming Week

February 24

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. “Praying the Lenten Weekday Lectionary,” Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, presenter, 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-888-2861.

Our Lady of the Greenwood School, 399 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Lenten fish fry, 5-7 p.m. Information: 317-888-2861 or michaelsdeer@gmail.com.

St. Pius X Church, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis. Charismatic Mass, praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-846-0705.

Our Lady of Lourdes School, 30 S. Downey Ave., Indianapolis. Men’s Club, Lenten fish fry, 5-8 p.m. Information: www.ollindy.org.

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.

St. Lawrence Parish, Father Conen Hall, 6950 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $7 fish dinner, $4 pizza or pasta, children 2 and under free. Information: 317-546-4065.

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.

Ritz Carlton, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel, Ind. O’Connor House gala, fundraiser benefits ministry for single women experiencing crisis pregnancy, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Information and reservations: 317-844-8562.

February 26

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 on Feb. 23. Information: 317-823-2198 or jkkovacs@sbcglobal.net.

St. Anthony of Padua 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. Mary Church, 7500 Navilleton Road, Navilleton. Mass for high school students, 6:30 p.m. Information: 812-989-9528.

February 28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, gallery, 200 Hill Drive,

St. Meinrad. Black history lecture, “The History and Sanctity of Father Augustus Tolton,” Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry, auxiliary bishop of Chicago, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or www.saintmeinrad.edu.

March 2

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.

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General Announcements

Chicago auxiliary bishop to present black history lecture on Feb. 28

Bishop Joseph N. Perry, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, will present the annual black history lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology at 7 p.m. CST on Feb. 28 at The Gallery in St. Meinrad.

He will discuss “The History and Sanctity of Father Augustus Tolton.”

Father Tolton was born into slavery in 1854, and became the first American diocesan priest of African descent. The cause for his sainthood was introduced by the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2010.

Bishop Perry is vice president of the board of the National Black Catholic Congress and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on African-American Catholics.

The Saint Meinrad lecture is free and open to the public.

Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots.

The Gallery is located on the first floor of St. Gregory Hall.

For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501 during business hours.

 

Grief ministry seminar on March 22 offers help for pastoral ministers

The Catholic Cemeteries Association and archdiocesan Office of Family Ministries will host the 10th annual Mission Day for caregivers on March 22 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.

The day will begin with registration at 9 a.m., include lunch and conclude at 4 p.m. Registration costs $30 and seating is limited.

The workshop will provide participants with experiences and tools to renew their skills for serving people who are dying or grieving.

Theoretical frameworks around creativity and spirituality will be explored through presentations and experiences.

The day is intended to help pastoral ministers and caregivers continue the sacred work of supporting people during critical transitions in life and death.

Brenda Kenyon, an end-of-life grief counselor at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis, will facilitate the bereavement program.

She will be assisted by Margie Shortle, a Catholic chaplain who is board certified by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, and Tony Pinto, a counselor.

For a registration form or additional information, log on to the archdiocesan Office of Family Ministries website at www.archindy.org/family or contact Deb VanVelse at dvanvelse@archindy.org, 317-236-1586 or 800-382-9836.

 

‘Voices Uniting to End Hunger’ conference is March 3 in Indianapolis

The public is invited to attend a conference on “Voices Uniting to End Hunger” in the U.S. and other countries presented by the Indy Hunger Network (IHN) on March 3 at the Christian Theological Seminary, 1000 W. 42nd St., in Indianapolis.

Former U.S. ambassador Tony Hall, Rev. David Beckmann, a World Food Prize recipient, and Dr. Sharon Watkins will address the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 6:30 p.m.

IHN members include Bread for the World–Indiana, Catholic Charities, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the Christian Theological Seminary, Connect2Help, Gleaners Food Bank, Second Helpings and The Worship Studio.

To register for the conference, log on to www.cts.edu/events. Registration is $10 online or $12 at the door.

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Retreats and Programs

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 www.archindy.org/family/troubled.html.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Reading the Book of Hosea,” Lenten retreat, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter. 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 two of four, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Four Contemporary Stories of Discovering One’s Way,” Lenten series, session one of four, Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session or two for $25. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 2-4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “The Desert Calls–A Weekend Lenten Retreat,” Notre Dame Sister Catherine Griffiths, presenter, $153 per person/$286 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 ormarcia.johnson@archindy.org.

March 3

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “What Does It Mean to Be the Salt of the Earth?” Franciscan Sister Karla Barker, presenter, 9-11 a.m., $25. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Hospitality–A Doorway into Lent,” FBI (Fatima/Benedict Inn) evening of reflection, Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner, presenter, Mass, 5 p.m., buffet dinner and program, $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 7

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

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