April 12, 2013

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The Coming Week

April 12

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Healing Mass, Father Clem Davis, celebrant, 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353.

April 13

Our Lady of the Greenwood, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Mini-retreat, “Matthew Kelly: Passion and Purpose,” 9-1:30 p.m., $39 per person, reservations limited to the first 800 attendees. Information: 317-694-6397 or schallertn@aol.com.

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.

April 15

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

April 17

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

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Father Courtney Room, 7575 Holliday Drive, East, Indianapolis. Mini-series on Church History, “The Primitive Church to Medieval Time,” Rick Tinkle, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373 or dcarollo@stluke.org.

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Theatre, Indianapolis. Global Studies Speaker Series, “The Situation in South Sudan,” Dan Griffin, Program/Advocacy Officer for Catholic Relief Services, 7 p.m.

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane N.E., Greenville. Dessert Card Party, 6-9:30 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-364-4289 or gigeswein@aol.com.

April 18

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

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Cemeteries Association and The Office of Family Ministries, “Mission Day: The Pastoral Care of a Family’s Journey through Death and Recovery,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $30 per person. Information: 317-236-1586, 800-382-9836, ext. 1586 or dvanvelse@archindy.org.

April 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Helping the Next Generation Become Our Future Leaders,” Joe Heidt, President of Providence Cristo Rey High School, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

April 20

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

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Concert series, “Roses and Pearls”, 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353 ext. 237, or bminut_stb@yahoo.com.

April 21

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

April 25

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Marie Guild, Card party and Quilt Raffle, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-865-0910 or cjtwoshoe@comcast.net.

Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4609 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Indianapolis, caregiver support group, 5:30-7 p.m. Information: 317-261-3378 or mwoodsworth@archindy.org.

April 27

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Rosary procession, following 12:10 p.m. Mass, pray and process through the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Information: faithful.citizen2016@gmail.com.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Our Lady of Grace Academy, Class of 1963, 50-year reunion, 3 p.m., $15 per person. Information: 317-787-3287, ext. 3022 or Antoinette_46107@yahoo.com.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. “Holly’s Road to Education,” 5K walk/run, registration 9 a.m., walk/run, 10 a.m., $20 per person pre-registration, $25 per person day of event. Information and registration: 513-382-1922 or HBWalk2011@yahoo.com.

May 1

Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel. St. Augustine Guild and Little Sister of the Poor, “Hats Off to Spring” luncheon and style show, 11 a.m., $40 per person. Information: 317-965-8279 or pad041343@att.net.

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General Announcements

15th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

The Sisters of Providence and their ministry, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, will host their annual Earth Day celebration April 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just 10 minutes from downtown Terre Haute. The celebration will feature live performers, children’s activities, educational exhibits and food from local vendors.

The free-will offering event promises fun for all ages while promoting care for all God’s creation. See schedule at www.WhiteViolet.org or contact 812-535-2932 or rmorton@spwmw.org for more information.


Southside Catholic Business Professionals “Inspirational Insights” meeting on April 18 features impressive speakers

The Southside Catholic Business Professionals (SCBP) invites all business leaders who enjoy sharing their Catholic faith with other like-minded business leaders to attend their “Inspirational Insights” meeting from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on April 18 at the Indianapolis Colts Complex, 7001 W. 56th St. in Indianapolis.

The speaker line-up includes Mike Crowther, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Zoo; Brooke Olzendam, host and sideline reporter for Indiana Pacers Sports and Entertainment; and Bob Tully, vice president of mission and ministry at Roncalli High School.

Channel 13 Sunrise reporter Kim Kirschner and Indianapolis Colts sponsorship sales account manager Jimmy Matis will serve as emcees.

During the event, the SCBP’s “Catholic Person of the Year” will be announced. A continental breakfast will be offered, and time will be allowed for networking.

The event also serves as a fundraiser to help needs-based Catholic families continue their children’s faith-based education at the parochial school of their choice.

Individual tickets are $100. For more information or to register, contact Info@indyscbp.com. To make a donation to the SCBP’s cause, visit www.indyscbp.com/inspirational-insights.html and click on the Donate button.


Divorce and Beyond program offered at St. Gabriel Parish in Indianapolis

A six-session Divorce and Beyond program has been scheduled for Fridays from 7-9 p.m. at St. Gabriel Parish, 232 W. 9th Street, Connersville beginning April 19 through May 24.

The topics for discussion in this peer-ministry group include the process of divorce, self-image, stress, anger, blame, guilt, loneliness and forgiveness.

The cost of the six-week session is $30, which includes materials and a book.

For more information or to register, contact the archdiocesan Office for Family Ministries at 317-236-1586 or 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org. Registration forms can also be obtained online at www.archindy.org/family/divorce.html.


St. Mary Parish in Greensburg offers workshop for the bereaved

The Bereavement Ministry of St. Mary Parish in Greensburg will host Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s presentation “Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Dies: Loving from the Outside in, Mourning from the Inside out” from 7-9 p.m. on April 24 at the Greensburg Junior High Auditorium, 505 East Central Ave., Greensburg.

Dr. Wolfelt is one of North America’s leading grief counselors and author of many best-selling books on healing in grief. This compassionate program will support those grieving and assist others who want to learn more about helping a family member or friend who is experiencing grief and loss.

The program is free, but reservations are requested.

For questions or to register, contact Anita Navarra at 812-663-8427, ext. 204 or email stmarycares@yahoo.com.


National Players to perform Romeo and Juliet and Animal Farm

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, will host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays on April 19 and 20.

On April 19, the actors will perform William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. On April 20 the performance will be Animal Farm, adapted from George Orwell’s novel by Ian Wooldridge. Both performances are free and open to the public.

The performances will be held in the Forest Park High School auditorium, 1440 Michigan St. in Ferdinand. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m. central time/8 p.m. eastern time.

Known for its talent and commitment to excellence, National Players has brought literature to life for 64 years, from the White House to global areas isolated geographically or economically.

There is no need for reservations. The programs will serve as tickets and will be distributed beginning 30 minutes before show times.

The National Players’ performances hosted by Saint Meinrad are made possible through a grant from the B.J. Killian Foundation.

For more information, contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 812-357-6501.

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Retreats and Programs

April 12

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Film, Faith and Franciscanism: What the Beep do We Know,” IMAX film, 6:30-9 p.m. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

April 12-14

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Pascal Peace: The Essential Easter Gift,” Benedictine Father Noel Mueller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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