March 8, 2013

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March 8

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Fr. Conen Hall, 4644 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $7 dinner ($6 if age 65+) includes: one entrée (baked fish, hand battered fried fish, pizza or grilled cheese), two sides, French fries, biscuit w/ apple butter, iced tea or lemonade; $4.00 dinner includes pizza or grilled cheese, French fries and one side. Children 2 years and under are free. Contact church office at 317-546-4065.

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 30 S. Downey Ave., Indianapolis. Fish fry, fish or shrimp dinners, $7 per person, children’s meals, carry-out available, $3, 5-8 p.m. Information: 317-356-7291.

St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Drive, Lanesville. International speaker Alan Ames, Mass, 6 p.m., Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m., talk followed by healing service at 7:30 p.m. Information: 812-987-9090 or

March 9

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.

Northside Knights of Columbus, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. “Tropical Tribute to Joe and Barb Krier,” food, music, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, $30 per person. Information: 317-872-5088 or

Kokomo High School, 2501 S. Berkley, Kokomo (Diocese of Lafayette). Seventh Annual Indiana Holy Family Catholic Conference, “Why Be Catholic?” $30 for a teenager not registered with their family, $50 single adult, $90 married couple, $115 per family, includes two meals. Information: 765-865-9964 or

March 10

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. St. Joseph’s Table, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $10 adults, $4 children. Information: 317-632-3174 or

Holy Cross Parish, 125 N. Oriental St., Indianapolis. St. Patrick’s Day Party, 3-7 p.m., $5 per person, food, Irish music, bagpipers. Information: 317-638-3020 or

St. Malachy Parish, gym, 330 N. Green St., Brownsburg. Longaberger bingo, 1:30 p.m. Information: 317-345-0166 or

March 10-13

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N, Brownsburg. Lenten Mission, “Where Is God These Days?”

7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 317-852-5091, ext. 7004 or

March 12

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Marie Guild, Mass for deceased members, 11 a.m., meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-865-0910 or

March 13

St. Luke Church, Fr. Courtney Room, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Lenten Speaker Series, Rosemary Hume speaks on “The Spiritual Practice of Simplicity: It begins with putting God in the center of our lives,” 7 p.m., preceded by 5:30 p.m. Mass and then soup supper. Information: 317-259-4373 ext. 256, or

March 14

St. Pius X Parish, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis. Lenten program, “Living the Faith through Spirituality,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-466-3369 or

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 14598 Oakridge Road, Carmel (Diocese of Lafayette, Ind.). Catholic Professional Business Club, Mass, “Faith’s Inner-Compass,” Allison Melangton, president of the Indianapolis Sports Corporation, presenter, breakfast, 6:30 a.m., Information:

March 15

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information:

Knights of Columbus Council 437, 1305 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. St. Patrick’s Day celebration, noon-midnight, food, drinks. Information: 317-631-4373 or

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Fourth annual Lenten speaker, “A Mystery to be Believed: The Eucharist in Our Year of Faith,” Benedictine Father Godfrey Mullen, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-888-2861.

March 16

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

St. John the Baptist Parish, 25743 State Route 1, Dover. The parishes of St. Joseph, St. Paul, St. Martin and St. John, ACTforChrist Spring Craft Show, handcrafted items, bake sale, lunch, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-576-4302 or

March 17

St. John the Baptist Parish, 25743 State Route 1, Dover. All-You-Can-Eat breakfast, adults $8, children 10 years old and younger $4, 7:30 a.m.-noon. Information: 812-576-4302 or

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

March 18

St. Mark School, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Indianapolis, caregiver support group, 5:30-7 p.m. Information: 317-261-3378 or

March 19

Legacy Cinema Theatre, 2347 W. Main St., Greenfield. St. Michael Parish, movie, “Restless Heart-The Confessions of Augustine,” 4:30 p.m. and 7:05 p.m., $10 per person, $8 students. Information: 317-318-8411.

March 20

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

March 21

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

March 23

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop INN-spired, spring sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581 or

March 27

Marian University, theatre, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Global Studies Speaker Series, “Making Music Across Cultures and Nations: The Vision of a Young Conductor,” Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Krzysztof Urbanski, presenters, 7 p.m.

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General Announcements

Office of Family Ministry offers Divorce and Beyond program

The archdiocesan Office of Family Ministries is offering a divorce and beyond program for six consecutive Monday evenings beginning April 8 through May 13.

The peer ministry program will be held at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive, E., Indianapolis, from 7- 9 p.m. The topics for discussion will be the process of divorce, self-image, stress, anger, blame, guilt, loneliness and forgiveness.

The cost is $30, which includes program materials. For more information or to register, please contact the Office of Family Ministries at 317-236-1586 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or e-mail Registration forms may also be obtained online at


Free choral, organ music program at Saint Meinrad on March 9

A music ensemble from Indiana University will present a free program of choral and organ music at 3 p.m. Central Standard Time on March 9 in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Church in St. Meinrad.

The musicians will present an hour of sacred polyphony and organ music, including compositions based on chant and other pieces dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The concert will feature works by composers Josquin Des Prez, Giovanni de Palestrina, Felice Anerio, Guillaume Dufay and Flor Peeters.

The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information, contact Krista Hall at 812- 357-6501.


Roncalli Advanced Women’s Choir and Saint Mary College’s Women Choir offer free concert at St. Roch on March 8

St. Roch Parish, 3600 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, invites everyone to a special evening of sacred music at 7:30 p.m. on March 8.

The evening will include the Advanced Women’s Choir of Roncalli High School in Indianapolis directed by Joey Newton, and the Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir from Notre Dame, Ind.

Dr. Nancy Menk directs the Saint Mary’s Women’s Choir. She is world renowned for her work with collegiate choral groups. Menk has been a guest conductor at Carnegie Hall six times.

Admission is free. The concert will end at approximately 9 p.m. The concert is recommended for children age 10 and older. For information, call 317-784-1763.

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Retreats and Programs

March 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Retreat, “Forgiven and Forgiving,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

March 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Women’s Day: Women of Beauty,” Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage, keynote speaker, Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, Kathy Cooley and Lois Jansen, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

March 10

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk: Who is Church, What is Church? What Changed with Vatican II,” Franciscan Sister Therese Tackett, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

March 10-15

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent directed retreat, Information: 317-545-7681 or

March 11

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Men’s Night,” Benedictine Father Carl Hawver, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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