February 28, 2014

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The Coming Week

February 28

Marian University, Library Auditorium, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Right to Life of Indianapolis, Pro-Life 101 Apologetics training for adults and young adults, Mike Spencer, presenter, 7-9 p.m. Information: www.rtlindy.org.

March 1

Cathedral High School, Student Life Center Commons, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Right to Life of Indianapolis, Pro-Life 101 Apologetics training for students, Mike Spencer, presenter, $5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: www.rtlindy.org.

Central Catholic School Multi-Purpose Room, 1155 Cameron St., Indianapolis. Reverse Raffle for Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, doors open 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., buy two tickets get third free, $50 per couple, Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil, starts 9:30 a.m. at Planned Parenthood, 30 S. Third St., Terre Haute, park behind Vigo County Courthouse or on Ohio Blvd., 10 a.m. travel to St. Patrick Parish Adoration Chapel, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, for prayer, ends with social 10:35 a.m. at St. Patrick soup kitchen.

March 1-2

Kokomo High School, 2502 S. Berkley, Kokomo, Indiana. Holy Family Catholic Conference, “Faith, Hope and Love—Use It or Lose It?” Admission $50 per single adult, $90 per married couple, $30 per teenager (not registered with their family), $125 per family. Information: 317-865-9964 or www.holyfamilyconference.org.

March 2

St. Malachy Parish, school gym, 330 Green St., Brownsburg. Longaberger bingo, 2 p.m. Information: 317-268-4238 or dlmtimko2@aol.com.

March 5

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.

March 7

St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Young Adult Group, first Friday adoration, 7 p.m., dinner and social, 8 p.m. Information: ksahm@archindy.org.

St. Joseph Church, 1375 Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. First Friday devotion, adoration, rosary, Benediction, 5:45 p.m.

March 8

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.

Another Broken Egg Café, 9435 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, “Dream, Disappointment, and Discovery: The Cyclical Nature of Marriage,” Deacon Rick and Carol Wagner, presenters, 7-9:30 p.m., $35 per couple includes dinner. Reservations: www.stluke.org.

March 9

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Rd 750 N., Brownsburg. Mass in French, 5 p.m., confession from 4-4:45 p.m. Information: Dabrice Bartet, ccfindy3@gmail.com or 317-536-5998, or log on to www.facebook.com/messeenfrancaisindianapolis.

March 11

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, Mass for deceased members, 11 a.m., meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625 or vlgmimi@aol.com.

March 12

St. Joseph Church, 1375 Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Harvest House Seniors, monthly gathering for adults ages 55 and older, noon Mass followed by luncheon and fellowship. RSVP: Shirley at 317-241-9878 or Rita at 317-244-0255.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Supper and speaker, “Neurological Criteria for the Determination of Death (Brain Death) and the Ethical Issues Associated with Organ Transplantation,” Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., presenter, Mass, 5:30 p.m., soup supper, 6:30-7:15 p.m., speaker, 7:15-8:30 p.m., reservations requested for the soup supper. Information: 317-259-4373, ext. 256 or dcarollo@stluke.org.

The Columbus Bar, 322 4th St., Columbus. Columbus Theology on Tap, “ ‘But It’s Mine!’ Returning to God What You’ve Been Given,” Deacon Steve House, presenter, 6:30 p.m. gather and socialize, 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353 ext. 241.

March 13

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Media Center, 541 Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Hope and Healing Survivors of Suicide support group, 7 p.m. Information: 317-851-8344.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. 5th Annual Lenten Speaker Series, “Begin Lent with Archbishop Tobin,” 7 p.m.. Information: 317-888-2861 or jerrykaren1@juno.com.

March 14

Cardinal Ritter House, Community Room, 1218 E. Oak St., New Albany. Cardinal Ritter Birthplace Foundation, Irish coffee and lecture, Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Archbishop of Louisville, speaker, 7 p.m., no charge, reservations requested by March 7. Information: 812-284-4534.

March 19

St. Joseph Church, 1375 Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup and Bread, Mass 6 p.m. followed by light supper and presentation by Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe on forgiveness.

March 20

St. Joseph Church, 1375 Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Third Thursday Adoration, interceding for women experiencing crisis pregnancy, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., with Mass at 5:45.

March 23

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Disabilities Awareness Mass, 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-787-8246 or www.stmarkindy.org.

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General Announcements

St. Joseph Parish in Indianapolis to host World Day of Prayer on March 7

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave. in Indianapolis, is hosting a World Day of Prayer service at 7 p.m. on March 7.

World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women who come together to observe a day of prayer and action on the first Friday of March each year. World Day of Prayer promotes justice and equality for women through prayer, partnerships, service and celebration.

Each year, a different country serves as the writer of the World Day of Prayer worship service. The country that wrote the 2014 service is Egypt.

All are welcome to participate and pray, especially for the women of Egypt in the service conducted by women of Mt. Olive United Methodist Church, Lynhurst Baptist Church, and St. Ann and St. Joseph Parishes, all in Indianapolis.

 

George Weigel to speak at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel on March 8

George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., will speak at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 14598 Oakridge Road in Carmel, Ind., in the Lafayette Diocese at 7 p.m. on March 8. He will speak on the topics of the Catholic Church in the 21st century; Pope Francis and the new evangelization; and the meaning of Lent.

Weigel is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals.

He is the author or editor of 22 books, including the celebrated biography, Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, as well as The End and the Beginning: Pope John Paul II—The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy (Doubleday, 2010).

Weigel has written essays, op-ed columns, and reviews for major opinion journals and newspapers in the United States.

A frequent guest on television and radio, he is also Vatican analyst for NBC News. His weekly column, “The Catholic Difference,” is syndicated to 60 newspapers around the United States.

Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

No RSVP is required, and all are welcome to attend. †

 

Ave Maria Guild installs officers and board of directors members for 2014 during meeting

The Ave Maria Guild of St. Paul Hermitage, a nursing home operated by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove, installed their 2014 officers and board of directors on Dec. 10.

The Ave Maria Guild provides aid and support to the Sisters of St. Benedict and the Hermitage staff in helping to make the daily lives of residents at St. Paul Hermitage more meaningful.

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Retreats and Programs

February 28-March 2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Weekend: A Lifeline for Marriages. Information: 317-489-6811 or http://retroindy.org.

March 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Francis Series: Francis, Leader of Peace, Franciscan Sister Marge Wissman, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Kordes Retreat Center, 841 E. 14th St., Ferdinand. St. Benedict and Lent—“A Holy Season: Do You Have the Strength For It?” Benedictine Sister Karen Joseph, presenter, 9:30.-11:45 a.m., $30 per person. Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2636 or www.thedome.org.

March 2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. The Woman at the Well: A Story of Healing Love, Julie Paavola, presenter, 6-8 p.m., $20 per person includes dessert. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

March 5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Come Away and Rest Awhile: Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Chat-n-Chew, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner, presenter, $15 per person includes lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 6

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Lenten Series, session one of four, “When God Seems Absent—St. John of the Cross,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 7

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Movie Night: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 6:30-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 7-9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. The Joy of the Gospel: A Lenten Weekend Retreat, Father Jim Farrell, presenter. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Retreat in Daily Life: The Busy Person’s Retreat, Mary Schaffner, presenter. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

March 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Women’s Day: Women of Creativity, Victoria Manion Fleming, PhD, keynote speaker, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 1:30-6 p.m., $56 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or archindy.org/family/marriage-precana.html.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee talk: Unleashing Our Creative Spirit, Victoria Manion Fleming, PhD, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. F.B.I. Lent-Pilgrim Heart: Lent as Pilgrimage, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, 5-9 p.m., $30 per person: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 12

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Living with Loss: Discovering Your Life, Dr. Dan Moseley, author of Lose, Love, Live: The Spiritual Gifts of Change, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 13

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Lenten Series, session two of four, “Living with Joy and Gratitude—SS. Francis and Clare,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 14-16

Mount Saint Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. “Time Out for Moms.” Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

March 16

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Contemplative prayer, 3-4:30 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 20

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Lenten Series, session three of four, “When We Know Fear—Julian of Norwich,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Lenten program, A Biblical Journey with Christ this Lent, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 21-23

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, designed for women and men who seek healing from a past abortion, registration deadline March 10. Information: 317-452-0054.

March 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Evening of Reflection, “The Way,” Father Jeff Godecker, presenter, 6-10 p.m., $25 per person includes a light dinner. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Friendship Tea: Hats Off to Hospitality, 1-3 p.m., Rita Firentino, presenter, $20 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Reflection Day: Spend a Day with God. $25 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 27

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Lenten Series, session four of four, “When Courage is Needed—John Woolman,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 28-29

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Building Contemplative Relationships, Vanessa Hurst, presenter, $150 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 28-30

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten weekend retreat, Seeing All Things Through the Eyes of Faith, Father Pat Beidelman, presenter, $159 per person, $236 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

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