January 18, 2013

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The Coming Week

January 18

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Keeping the Faith: Even when life gets in the way,” Brooke Olzendam, TV host/sideline reporter for Pacers’ TV broadcasts, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Knights of Columbus, 542 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg. Batesville Deanery Vocation dinner, 6 p.m., freewill offering. Information: 812-290-5096 or dmeyer@hixson-inc.com.

January 19

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

January 20

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

January 23

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Father Courtney Room, 7575 Holliday Drive, E., Indianapolis. Catholic Apologetics A-Z, 7-9 p.m. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org.

January 24

Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4609 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Indianapolis, monthly caregiver support group, 5:30-7 p.m. Information: 317-236-3378.

January 25

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solemn Observance of Roe v. Wade, Mass, noon, rosary procession. Information: 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, chapel, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Charismatic Mass, praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-846-0705.

January 26

First Christian Beech Grove, Disciples of Christ, 75 N. 10th Ave., Beech Grove. Focolare Movement and First Christian, “Prayer for Christian Unity,” 2-3 p.m. Information: 317-840-0228 or Julie@mundellassociates.com.

January 27

St. Lawrence School, 6950 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Open house, 1-3 p.m. Information: 317-543-4923, ext. 238 or saintlawrence.net.

January 29

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Seminar, “Life’s Challenges,” 7-8:30 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-283-7256 or 812-282-1669.

January 30

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Father Courtney Room, 7575 Holliday Drive, E., Indianapolis. Catholic Apologetics A-Z, 7-9 p.m. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org.

January 31

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Wabash Valley Right to Life banquet, Jill Stanek, keynote speaker, 6 p.m. Information: wvrtl.org.

January 31-February 1

SS. Francis and Clare School, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Open house, Thurs. 6-8 p.m., Fri. 9-11 a.m. Information: 317-215-2826 or office@francisandclare.org.

February 1

Marian University, Bishop Chartrand Chapel, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei meeting, Mass, 6:30 a.m., breakfast following Mass. Information: 317-435-3447 or HumphreyCPA@gmail.com.

February 6

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.

February 9

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Mardi Gras Hoosier Style, food, music, 6 p.m.-midnight, $10 single, $15 couple. Information: 317-831-4142.

Holy Family Parish, 815 W. Main St., Richmond. 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, 6-9 p.m., $12 adults, $5 children 6-12 years old, children 5 and under no charge. Information: 765-969-4919 or lrourke66@hotmail.com.

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General Announcements

Pre Cana Conference and Tobit Weekend prepare engaged couples for marriage

Two marriage preparation programs offered in the archdiocese—the Pre Cana Conference and Tobit Weekend—help prepare engaged couples for the sacrament of marriage as well as the challenges of married life.

Pre Cana Conference programs are scheduled during 2013 on Feb. 10, March 3, April 7, May 5 and 19, June 2, July 21, Aug. 25, Sept. 8, Oct. 6 and 20 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.

The program, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education, is presented by a priest and trained volunteer couples. It begins with check-in at 1:15 p.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. on the Sundays listed above.

Registration is required. A $46 fee per couple helps pay for a workbook, other materials and refreshments. The registration fee is non-refundable. To register, log on to www.archindy.org/fatima.

Tobit Weekend retreats are scheduled at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House during 2013 on Feb. 8-10, May 17-19, May 31-June 2, July 26-28 and Sept. 13-15.

The registration fee of $292 includes the program presented by trained facilitators, meals and overnight accommodations for the weekend.

Registration is required. A $150 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. To register, log on to www.archindy.org/fatima.

Early registrations are recommended because both marriage preparation programs fill up quickly.

 

Right to Life of Indianapolis hosts Roe v. Wade 40th anniversary event

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, Right to Life of Indianapolis will mark the 40th anniversary of the devastating Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The event will take place at the Indiana War Memorial Auditorium.

Singer and songwriter Maria Jones will give the keynote address. Her talk will be followed by a rose ceremony commemorating by year the victims of legalized abortion.

After the ceremony, attendees are invited to join on a memorial walk around Monument Circle in honor of the 55 million lives lost to abortion since the Roe v. Wade decision was handed down on Jan. 22, 1973.

The Indiana War Memorial Auditorium is located at 431 N. Meridian. Enter from Michigan Street.

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Retreats and Programs

January 19

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Ways of Grace–The Experience of Prayer Practices,” Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom, presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Self Image,” Franciscan Sister Doris Holohan, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person, includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 20

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk: Living the Sacraments,” Franciscan Sister Kathleen Mulso, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, freewill offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 25-26

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. “Women of the Scriptures—Revelations of God,” Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter. Information: 812-923-8817.

January 26

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Understanding the Beatitudes,” Franciscan Sister Sharonlu Sheridan, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person, includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Spiritual Autobiography, Series 1 of 6,” Angela Roesler and Jennifer Profitt, presenters, 9 a.m-11:30 a.m., $90 per person for six sessions. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 27

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind, presenter, 2-4:30 p.m., freewill offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 31

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Morning for Moms: Mothers in the Gospels–Our Models and Our Mentors,” Benedictine Sister Kathy Huber, 8 a.m-4 p.m., $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmdsweeney@archindy.org.

February 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Couples retreat, “Building Family Love,” Benedictine Father Noel Mueller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

February 9

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. “Couples Retreat Day, Gifts for the Journey,” 9 a.m. Information: 812-923-8817.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Catholic 101 Retreat,” grades 9-12, 9 a.m. Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

February 20

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Visio Divina: Lenten Series,” Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $30, per session or $25 per session if registered and paid in advance for all five sessions. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 22-24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Office of Family Ministries, “Retrouvaille weekend: A Lifeline for Marriages.” Information: 317-489-6811 or retroindy.com, or register online at register@retroindy.com.

February 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Fatima and the Benedict Inn, “F.B.I. Lent: Reconciliation—A Holistic Approach to Peace,” Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage, presenter, Mass, 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner 6:30 p.m., presentation and discussion, 7-9 p.m., $30 per person, includes dinner. Information: 317-545-7681 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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