March 2, 2012

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The Coming Week

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:

Our Lady of Lourdes School, 30 S. Downey Ave., Indianapolis. Men's Club, Lenten fish fry, 5-8 p.m., $6 adults, $3 children. Information:

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

March 3

Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute. Helpers of God's Precious Infants, prayer vigil, Mass, 7:30 a.m., Planned Parenthood, 30 S. Third St., Terre Haute, prayer vigil, 9:30 a.m., St. Patrick Adoration Chapel, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, Divine Mercy Chaplet, 10 a.m. Information:

March 4

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Family Life Center, 1723 I St., Bedford. Lenten program, "A Day of Reflection," Msgr. Joseph Schaedel, presenter, 3-7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-275-6539 or

March 5

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Gregory Hall gallery, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Archbishop Thomas C. Kelly Lecture Series in Pastoral Ministry, "Connecting Young Adults and the Catholic Church–The Reality, the Challenge and the Possibilities," Paul Jarzembowski, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 800-62-0988 or

March 7

St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Program on human trafficking, Theresa Flores, presenter, 7-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-253-2193, ext. 2, or

Archbishop O'Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced, new members welcome, 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-370-1189.

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus. Theology on Tap, "Prayer for Dummies," Deacon candidate Thomas Hill, speaker, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241.

March 8

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. "Loving and Forgiving–The Sacrament of Reconciliation," Father James Farrell, presenter, 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-738-3929.

March 9

Wheeler Arts Building, 1035 Sanders St., Indianapolis. Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, "Evening of Irish Music with Eunan McIntyre," 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., $10 per person, adults only. Information: 317-224-6507.

March 9-10

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Little Sisters of the Poor, rummage sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information:

Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Oldenburg Academy Drama Club, You Can't Take It With You, 7 p.m. Information: 812-933-0737, ext, 244, or

March 10

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.

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Bishop Chatard High School social, "Tropical Tribute VI," 7:30 p.m.-midnight, $30 per person. Information: 317-872-5088 or

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. "Celebrate St. Mary's," gala, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, $50 per person. Reservations: 812-944-0417 or

March 11

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Mass, 11 a.m., Ancient Order of Hibernians luncheon, Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, $35 adults, children 12 and under $16. Reservations: 317-359-7147.

Holy Cross Parish, 125 N. Oriental St., Indianapolis. St. Patrick's Day party, adults only, 4-7 p.m., $5 per person, food available, table reservations available. Information: 317-787-1779.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. "Liturgy of the Hours," 5 p.m. Information: 316-634-4519.

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

Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. Open house, 3 p.m. Information: 317-860-1000 or

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General Announcements

Exhibit highlights history of Franciscan St. Francis Health in Beech Grove

An exhibit of photos and other imagery that recounts nearly a century of Franciscan St. Francis Health's history is on display until March 10 at its hospital at 1600 Albany St. in Beech Grove.

The exhibit, which is on display in the gallery on the first floor of the hospital, is available for public viewing as Franciscan St. Francis Health begins to consolidate medical services to their campus on the south side of Indianapolis.

The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration began their ministry in Beech Grove at the turn of the 20th century. They opened their hospital in Beech Grove in 1914.


Fundraiser to help cancer patient is March 3 at Roncalli High School

A pledge-free walk-a-thon and prayer-a-thon to benefit Matt Schroeder will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on March 3 at Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, in Indianapolis.

A graduate of St. Barnabas School and Roncalli, Schroeder, 37, was recently diagnosed with brain cancer and is beginning aggressive radiation treatment.

Walkers participating in the event will gather at Roncalli's indoor track while those who come to pray for Schroeder will go to the school chapel.

Donations accepted at the fundraiser will help support Schroeder and his young family.

For more information, call Ann Caskey at 317-840-4265, John Schroeder at 317-373-0741 or Pete Schroeder at 317-840-4915. Donations may be also be mailed to Ann Caskey at 370 Rodeo Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46217.

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Retreats and Programs

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

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

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

March 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. "Four Contemporary Stories of Discovering One's Way," Lenten series, session two of four, Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session or two for $25. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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