May 4, 2012

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The Coming Week

May 5

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Catholic Homeschool Conference, “Quo Vadis–Where Are You Going?” 9 a.m., suggested donation $20 per couple. Information: 317-786-3629 or

Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute. Terre Haute Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. Mass followed by prayers for end to abortion at 9:30 a.m. outside Planned Parenthood office, 30 S. Third St., Terre Haute, then Divine Mercy Chaplet at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Parish, Adoration Chapel, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute. Information:

May 6

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

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “Einsiedeln–Life at a Marian Shrine,” Benedictine Brother Thomas Fässler, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 812-357-6501.

May 8

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098 or

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Parish, 23670 Salt Fork Road, Lawrenceburg. Concert, “Let it Be–Mary’s Story,” Tajci (Tatiana Cameron), performer, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-656-8700.

May 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Celebrating Mary,” brown-bag lunch and Marian prayers, bring brown bag lunch, walk the trails, pray at the shrine, pray the rosary, noon, registration, 10:45-11:15 a.m., no charge. Information: 317-545-7681.

La Rosita Grill and Bar, 336 Pearl St., New Albany. Theology on Tap, “Catholic by the Numbers–First Holy Communion,” 6 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-945-2000 or

May 12

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.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. New Albany Deanery coaches, football camp for kindergartners to fifth-graders, $15 per player. Information: 812-945-2000 or

May 14

St. Pius X Parish, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis. Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House program, “Exorcism–It’s Relevance for Today,” Father Vincent Lampert, presenter, 7-9 p.m., $15 per person if registered by May 13, $20 per person at the door. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Crooked Stick Golf Course, 1964 Burning Tree Lane, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education, “Golf Fore Faith,” 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. registration, $1,800 per foursome. Information: 317-441-8956 or

May 15

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Adult Programs, information meeting, 6 p.m. Registration: 317-955-6271 or

May 18

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Fighting the Good Fight,” Joyce Johnson, executive director of Rock Steady Boxing, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information:

May 19

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

May 20

St. Paul Parish, Parish Hall, 9788 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford. Ladies Sodality, breakfast bar buffet, 7:30 a.m.-noon, free-will donation: Information: 812-623-2349.

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

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Church, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. New Albany Deanery, high school Mass, 6 p.m., followed by “build a burger” and games. Information: 812-945-2000 or

May 30

St. Joan of Arc Parish, Doyle Hall, 4217 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Ministry through the Arts Project Inc., feast day of St. Joan of Arc, 600th anniversary of her birth, The Passion of Joan of Arc, 6 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508.

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General Announcements

Pentecost Concert set for May 20 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral

The archdiocesan Office of Multicultural Ministry and the Multicultural Ministry Commission will sponsor a Pentecost Concert featuring religious music from many countries at 3 p.m. on May 20 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis.

The concert will take place on the Sunday before Pentecost, the feast which recalls the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the start of their preaching the Gospel to peoples from around the world.

All the musical groups taking part in the concert are based in central and southern Indiana.

Among the ensembles are the Holy Angels Parish Gospel Choir, the Hispanic Choir of St. Bartholomew Parish in Columbus, the Vietnamese Apostolate Choir, the African Catholic Ministry Choir, the Filipino Choir and Caribbean steel drumming by Michael Joseph.

Admission to the concert is free, and it is open to the public. For more information, call 317-236-1562 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1562.

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Retreats and Programs

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

May 8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Evening of Rededication and Welcome to Potential New Volunteers,” 5:30 p.m., Mass, dinner and presentation. Information: 317-545-7681 or

May 9

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

May 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Conference, marriage preparation program. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Care of Creation #1–Caring for Our Home, Planet Earth,” Franciscan Sister Janet Born, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

May 11

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Episcopal series, “Day of Reflection with Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger,” retired bishop of Diocese of Evansville, $50 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

May 12

Kordes Center, Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “The Rosary–The Glorious Mysteries,” Benedictine Sister Madonna Helmer, presenter, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $40 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, or

May 14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Woman Talk: Happiness–Be Happy in Spite of Yourself,” session four of five, Betsy Robbins, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or

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