March 16, 2012

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The Coming Week

March 16

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “The Ballard Rules– Small Unit Leadership,” Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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: www.ollindy.org.

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis, Men’s Club, Lenten fish fry, 4:30-7 p.m. Information: 317-787-8246 or a_coltman@sbcglobal.net.

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. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, 211 Fourth St., Aurora. Lenten fish fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-926-1558.

March 17

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

Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall, 624 Delaware Road, Batesville. Oldenburg Academy, students in sports, all you can eat chicken dinner, 4-8 p.m., $10 adults, $6 children.

Monastery Immaculate Conception, Kordes Center, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. “Forgiving What We Cannot Forget,” Benedictine Sister Jane Becker, presenter,

9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $40 per person includes lunch, registration due March 14. Information: 800-880-2777, ext. 2915, or www.thedome.org/programs.

March 18

Holy Trinity Parish, Bockhold Hall, 902 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Euchre party, 1:30 p.m., $4 per person.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. “Liturgy of the Hours,” 5 p.m. Information: 317-634-4519.

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

March 19

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. “The Role of Mary in the Early Church,” Marianist Father Johann Roten, presenter, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-694-4065 or stmrkfet@ameritech.net.

March 21

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

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus. Theology on Tap, “What I Want vs. What I Need,” Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241.

March 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Cemeteries and Office of Family Ministries, 10th annual Mission Day program for caregivers, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $30 per person includes lunch. Information: 317-236-1586 or dvanvelse@archindy.org.

March 29

Marian University, library, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “An Exhibition on the Crucifixion of Jesus,” Dr. Joseph Bergeron and Dr. Chuck Dietzen, presenters, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-955-6775 or rwgolobish@marian.edu.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. “Questions on Religious Life with the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia,” high school and young adult women welcome, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-924-4100.

March 30

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, rummage sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098 or beaglered@aol.com.

March 31

Knights of Columbus Hall, 5350 Allied Blvd., Indianapolis. St. Christopher Parish, Day of reflection, “The Passion of Jesus and the Sorrows of the Blessed Mother,” Passionist Father John Schork, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $10 per person includes lunch, reservations due March 24. Information: 317-241-6314.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop INNspired gift shop, “Spring Stravaganza,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Guest House, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Abbey Press and Relay for Life team, “Trivia Night,” 6:30 p.m., $15 per person. Information: 812-357-8319 or rmarsili@abbeypress.com.

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General Announcements

Religious freedom rally set for March 23

A “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” rally will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on March 23 on the south steps of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

It will be one of more than 100 religious freedom rallies taking place across the country that day.

A coalition of ecumenical and pro-life organizations opposed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contraception, abortifacient and sterilization mandate, including Right to Life of Indianapolis, are organizing the rally.

For more information about the event, call Marc Tuttle, president of Right to Life of Indianapolis, at 317-582-1526 or send an e-mail to him at marc@rtlindy.org or log on to www.standupforreligiousfreedom.com.

 

College seminary to sponsor lecture on March 22 at Marian University’s library

Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary in Indianapolis will host its first Bishop Simon Bruté Lecture at 7 p.m. on March 22 in the auditorium of the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library at Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, in Indianapolis.

William Portier, a professor of religious studies at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, will deliver a lecture titled “History and Demography, Challenges and Hopes: What Future for Catholics in the United States?”

The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information on the program, call 317-924-4100.

For information about Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, log on to www.archindy.org/bsb.

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Retreats and Programs

March 22

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Four Contemporary Stories of Discovering One’s Way,” session four 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 23

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove.“Girls’ Night Out: Women Helping Women–One Woman Can Change Anything, Many Women Can Change Everything,” jewelry-making lesson, mini-manicure, scrapbooking lesson, 7-11 p.m., $45 per person, register with a friend and save $10 each, registration due March 18. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 23-25

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove.“Come and See,” vocations discernment weekend with the Sisters of St. Benedict, 7 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Sunday, no charge, registration due by March 21. Information and registration: 317-787-3287, ext. 3032, or vocations@benedictine.com.

March 26

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Forgiveness–It Has Nothing to Do with the Offender,” Jay Landry, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $38 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

March 28

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove.“A Thomas Merton Seminar–Bridges to Contemplative Living,” session one of four, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, 5:15 p.m., Mass, 6 p.m., simple supper, $89.95 includes book and supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 30-April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.“Transformation–Change That Lets Your Soul Grow Up,” Missionary Oblate of Mary Father John Mark Ettensohn, $153 per person/$286 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “St. Benedict’s Way,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Outdoor Stations of the Cross,” 4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “RCIA Retreat–A Call to Discipleship,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 1-5:30 p.m., $45 per person includes supper. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

April 2-5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” silent, non-guided days/evenings of reflection, $30 per day, $25 per night. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

April 4

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Thomas Merton Seminar–Bridges to Contemplative Living,” session two of four, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, 5:15 p.m., Mass, 6 p.m., simple supper, $89.95 includes book and supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 4-8

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Reflections on the Triduum,” Holy Week retreat, Benedictine Msgr. Denis Robinson, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Thomas Merton Seminar–Bridges to Contemplative Living,” session three of four, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, 5:15 p.m., Mass, 6 p.m., simple supper, $89.95 includes book and supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Finding God in the Garden,” Father Michael O’Mara, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $38 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

April 13-15

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter. Information: 317-545-7681.

April 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Thomas Merton Seminar–Bridges to Contemplative Living,” session four of four, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, 5:15 p.m., Mass, 6 p.m., simple supper, $89.95 includes book and supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 26-29

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Caught in the Crosshairs,” retreat for parish secretaries and parish administrators, Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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