April 20, 2012

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The Coming Week

April 19-22

Cathedral High School, Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Beauty and the Beast, Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., tickets $10 and $15 per person, Sun. 1:15-2:45 p.m., “Tea With Belle,” $15 per child includes tea, matinee and craft, $12 per adult includes tea and matinee. Information: 317-968-7436 or kidsbooks4@msn.com.

April 20

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Keeping the Faith in Broadcasting,” Mike Ahern, host of “One on One” on MYINDY-TV and former WISH-TV anchor, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

April 20-22

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Women Only Weekend, $150 per person. Information: sara@campranchoframasa.org.

April 21

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Indoor garage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-831-4142 or mshea@stm-church.org.

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

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. “Katie’s 5K Run/Walk for Hope,” registration, 8-9:30 a.m., run/walk 10 a.m. rain or shine. Information: 317-407-5762 or amheinz@sbcglobal.net.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Holly Bruns 5K Memorial Walk/Run, “Holly’s Road to Education,” 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk/run. Information: 812-933-0737, ext. 244, or rboyle@oldenburg


April 23

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, 333 W. Maple St., Cambridge City. Office of Family Ministries, “Divorce and Beyond” program, session two of six-week series, 7-9 p.m. Information: 317-236-1586 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1586.

April 25

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, N.E., Bradford. Dessert and card party, 6-9:30 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-364-6646.

April 26

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, card party, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098 or beaglered@aol.com.

Café Patachou, 4911 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. St. Vincent Women’s Health event, women in their 20s and 30s, 6 p.m., registration required, no charge. Information: 317-338-2273.

April 28

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. PTO spring social, “The Roaring ’20s,” 5-10 p.m., $35 per person includes dinner. Information: 812-342-2889 or psmck@sbcglobal.net.

Knights of Columbus, 1040 N. Post Road, Indianapolis. Ladies Auxiliary, garage sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. Dance and dinner, “Spring Fling Dance,” 6-11 p.m., reservations required. Information: 317-632-0619 or slovenianindy@gmail.com.

May 2

Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Little Sisters of the Poor fundraiser, St. Augustine Guild, “Hats Off to Spring,” luncheon and style show, 11 a.m., $40 per person. Reservations: 317-843-0524.

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.

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General Announcements

Workshops set for parish secretaries, business managers

Ken Ogorek, archdiocesan director of catechesis, and Michael Witka, archdiocesan director of parish financial services and property insurance, will be presenters at sessions of “Pie, Coffee and Parish Budgets” held at parishes across central and southern Indiana for people who work as parish secretaries and with parish financial management.

The workshops will explore how people in these ministries can improve communications and accuracy of parish financial records as well as bring balance to their lives of faith.

Representatives from all archdiocesan parishes are encouraged to attend at least one of the sessions.

They will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on these dates and at these locations:

  • April 24—St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., in Terre Haute.
  • May 3—St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.
  • May 10—St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., in Columbus.
  • May 15—The Aquinas Center, 707 Providence Way-Side, in Clarksville.
  • May 22—St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, in Batesville.

The workshops will include pie and beverages.

Those who plan on attending one of the workshops should call 800-382-9836, ext. 1431, or 317-236-1431 or send an e-mail to tbrydon@archindy.org to confirm the date and location.


Play about Lincoln written by Benedictine monk debuts April 27

Between Friends, a play written by Benedictine Father Gavin Barnes, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, will debut at 7:30 p.m. CDT on April 27.

Other performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. CDT on April 28, May 4 and May 5, and at 2 p.m. CDT on April 29 at the Lincoln Amphitheatre, 15032 N. County Road 300 E., in Lincoln City, Ind. The theater is located in Lincoln State Park.

The play is based on letters written by President Abraham Lincoln, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. William Sherman during the Civil War.

An optional dinner will be served one hour before each performance.

Father Gavin, 84, is co-director of the play. He taught drama and directed plays for 38 years at the former Saint Meinrad College.

Ticket prices are $18 for general admission; $15 for seniors age 55 and above, students age 7 to 21 and members of the military; and $5 for children age 6 and under.

Meal prices are $12 per person age 13 and above, $8 per person age 7 to 12 and $6 per person age 6 and under.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 800-264-4223 or log on to http://lincolnamphitheatre.org.

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Retreats and Programs

April 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Of Gods and Men, special movie viewing and discussion, Father Noah Casey, presenter, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $20 per person includes light meal, dinner 5:30 p.m., movie 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

April 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Thomas Merton Seminar–Bridges to Contemplative Living,” session four of four, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, Mass 5:15 p.m., simple supper 6 p.m., $85.95 includes book and supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 26

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Journey to Wholeness,” caregiver’s retreat, 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $50 per person. 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.

April 30

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Friends of Fatima,” Mass, breakfast and social, 9 a.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

May 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre Cana Conference, marriage preparation program, session one of three, 6:15-9 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

May 4-6

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Being and Belonging,” retreat for separated and divorced Catholics, Father James Farrell, presenter. Information: 317-545-7681.

May 5

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Walking with St. Peter,” Franciscan Sister Millie Speed, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

May 7

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile–Silent Non-Guided Day of Reflection,” $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

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