March 23, 2012

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The Coming Week

March 23

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.

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 25

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

March 26

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. “God’s Word is Power,” parish mission, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-638-5551.

March 27

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. “The Eucharist–Gift and Treasure,” parish mission, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-638-5551.

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.

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Global Studies Speaker Series, “The Belgian Hammer–How Young Americans Break into the Grueling and Global Sport of Professional Cycling,” Daniel Lee, presenter, 7 p.m. Information and registration: www.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: 317-236-1490 or ejamison@archindy.org.

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.

Most Holy Name of Jesus School, gymnasium, 21 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Spring rummage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

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

St. John the Baptist Parish, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. ACT for Christ, youth group from St. John the Baptist, St. Joseph and St. Martin parishes, spring craft show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., handcrafted items, lunch and bake sale. Information: 812-576-4302 or www.stjohndover.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.

April 1

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

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General Announcements

Registrations open for National Black Catholic Congress in Indianapolis in July

Registrations for the National Black Catholic Congress on July 18-21 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis are due by June 1.

Congress organizers hope there will be a large delegation from Indianapolis and Indiana.

To register, log on to the congress website at www.nbccongress.org.

Submit the form online with the notation “paying as individual with check” then send a check for $200 to the Multicultural Ministry Office at the Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center.

Participants can also print the online registration form and mail it or pick up a form at the Catholic Center.

Registrations should be mailed to the Multicultural Ministry Office, Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Participants can opt to pay the congress fee in four installments of $50 due by June 1.

There will be no on-site registration at the congress.

 

Al Kresta to speak at Catholic Radio Dinner

Al Kresta, host of “Kresta in the Afternoon,” which is broadcast on more than 180 Catholic radio stations nationwide, will be the keynote speaker for the eighth annual Catholic Radio Dinner at 5:30 p.m. on April 18 at the Riverwalk Banquet Center, 6729 Westfield Blvd., in Indianapolis.

The dinner is a fundraising event for Catholic Radio Indy 89.1 and 90.9 FM.

Tickets are $60 per person and $420 for a table of eight if purchased before April 1. After that date, the cost is $65 per person and $500 per table.

Raised as a Catholic, Kresta later left the Church and became a Protestant minister.

During the 1980s and ’90s, he hosted a popular Christian radio show in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Questions posed to him on his show led him to return to the Catholic Church.

In 1997, Domino’s Pizza founder Tom Monaghan recruited Kresta to found the Ave Maria Communications media postolate.

For more information about the Catholic radio dinner or to purchase tickets, call 317-842-6583 or log on to www.catholicradioindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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 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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