March 14, 2014

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March 14

St. Lawrence Parish, Father Conen Hall, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Fish fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065.

Our Lady of Lourdes School, 30 S. Downey Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry, 5-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-356-7291 or

St. Joan of Arc, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis.Lenten devotions, Rosary 6 p.m., Mass 6:30 p.m., Stations of the Cross with Benediction 7 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508 or

March 16

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. St. Joseph’s Round Table to benefit Lumen Christi School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $10 adults, $5 children. Information: 317-632-3174 or

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

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.

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

March 20

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

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 p.m.

March 21

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Faith by the Numbers, or Not,” presenter John Ketzenberger, president of Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information:

Sacred Heart Parish, Sacred Heart Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., adults $7, children $3, Stations of the Cross, Sacred Heart Church, 1530 S. Union St., 7 p.m. Information: 317-638-5551.

March 21-22

Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Legally Blonde: The Musical, 7 p.m. $10 reserved seats, $5 general admission. Information: 317-356-6377, ext. 1212 or

March 22

Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom, 100 S. Capital Ave., Indianapolis. 9th Annual Women’s Conference, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m., $50 per person or $45 per person with a group of 10, $20 students and religious, lunch included. Information: 317-888-0873 or

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Lenten Retreat for Women, “Embracing Change as a Time of Grace,” 8:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 317-578-7213 or

March 23

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

Father Seger Knights of Columbus Council, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelbyville. Chicken noodle dinner, 3:30-6:30 p.m., $8 adults, $4 children 6-12. Information: 317-392-3082 or

March 25

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Global Studies Speaker Series, “God, Neighbor, Self,” Carolyn Woo, Ph.D., president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-955-6775 or

Cinema Movie, 2347 W. Main St., Greenfield. St. Michael Young Adult Ministry and Adult Catechetical Team, Mary of Nazareth movie, 4:30-7:30 p.m., $10 per ticket. Information: 317-755-6071 or

March 26

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Supper and speaker, “The Light of Faith” and “The Joy of the Gospel,” Jack Fink, 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

The Columbus Bar, 322 4th St., Columbus. Columbus Theology on Tap, “The Mass—Is it really worth waking up for every weekend?” Father Aaron Pfaff, presenter, 6:30 p.m. gather and socialize, 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353 ext. 241.

March 28

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, rummage sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625 or

March 29

St. Joseph’s Holy Family, Inc. 25992 Cottonwood Road, Bristow. The First “Joy of the Gospel” Conference, Servant of the Gospel of Life Sister Diane Carollo, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (central time), free-will offering. Information: 812-357-2119 or

April 2

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.

April 4

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:

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

April 5

Most Holy Name of Jesus School, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove. Altar Society, annual spring rummage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

April 8

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, National Volunteer Mass, 11 a.m., lunch following Mass. Information: 317-888-7625 or

April 8-May 13

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive, E., Indianapolis. Peer Ministry program, “Divorce and Beyond,” six-week session, 7-9 p.m., $30 per person includes materials. Information: 317-236-1586, 800-382-9836, ext. 1586 or

April 9

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. 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.

April 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.

April 13

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Rd 750 N., Brownsburg. Mass in French, 5 p.m., confession 4-4:45 p.m. Information: Dabrice Bartet, or 317-536-5998, or log on to

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General Announcements

Benedict Inn offers ‘A Biblical Journey with Christ’ on March 20 and 27

The Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave. in Beech Grove, is offering a two-part series titled “A Biblical Journey with Christ” from 7-9 p.m. on March 20 and 27.

The series allows participants to journey with Christ during the last days of his earthly life by examining Passion and Resurrection stories contained in each of the Gospels.

The sessions will be presented by Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, who was a director of religious education and faith formation in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati for 21years. Sister Angela has been involved in leadership roles in Bible study and parish programs, and completed her master of arts degree in Religious Studies at the University of Dayton. She is currently an adjunct presenter at the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center.

Sessions are $25 each. For more information or to register, call 317-788-7581.


Former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant to speak on fashion, modesty and faith on April 6 and 7

Noted Catholic speaker Leah Darrow, former reality television show “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, who left the modeling industry for moral reasons, will give two different talks, one at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Bedford and another at St. Mary Parish in North Vernon, on April 6 and 7.

Darrow will give a “Faithful Fashionista” talk on modesty and fashion at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Shamrock Center, 1723 “I” St. in Bedford, at 6 p.m. on April 6.

Darrow will also talk about her conversion experience and reconnecting with her Catholic faith at St. Mary Parish’s Family Life Center, 629 Clay St. in North Vernon, on April 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public. Free will offerings will be accepted.

St. Mary Parish asks that those interested in attending the April 7 talk notify the parish office at 812-346-3604.

For more information about Leah Darrow, log on to

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Retreats and Programs

March 14-16

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

March 16

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

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

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

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

March 24-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Biblical Spirituality and the Contemporary Priesthood,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

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

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