April 11, 2014

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The Coming Week

April 11

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 ollindy.org.

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 mrivelli@sjoa.org.

April 12

Knights of Columbus, 1239 S. Lynhurst Dr., Indianapolis. St. Christopher Parish, Men’s Scripture group, “Passion of Jesus and Sorrows of the Blessed Mother,” men, women and high school students invited, 9 a.m.-noon, no charge, doughnuts and coffee available at 8:30 a.m. Information: 317-607-8037.

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, “The Sandwich Generation: Managing the Needs of Our Older and Younger Family Members,” David and Mary Anne Noble, presenters, 7-9:30 p.m., $35 per couple includes dinner. Reservations: www.stluke.org.

All Saints Parish, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. 3rd Annual spring craft fair, more than 20 vendors, bake sale, soup and sandwich lunch, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-576-4302 or parishoffice@etczone.com.

April 13

St. Malachy Church, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Mass in French, 5 p.m., confession, 4-4:45 p.m. Information: 317-536-5998 or ccfindy3@gmail.com.

April 16

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Global Studies Speaker Series, “The Catholic Church: Catalyst for, or Obstacle to a Better World?,” Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Indianapolis, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-955-6775 or maple@marian.edu.

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

April 18

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: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. The Way of the Cross, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. The Way of the Cross, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. St. Mary, St. Joseph and St. Ann Parishes, “The Living Way of the Cross,” 1 p.m. Information: 812-346-3604.

April 23

St. Athanasius the Great Byzantine Church, 1117 S. Blaine Ave., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, welcome of the Icon, 7 p.m., prayer and meditation, 8 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

April 24

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

St. Athanasius the Great Byzantine Church, 1117 S. Blaine Ave., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, Divine Liturgy Mass, 9 a.m.; prayer service for the victims of abortion, 7 p.m. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

Clinic for Women, 3607 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer and meditation, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

Planned Parenthood, 8590 Georgetown Road, Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer and meditation, 2-3 p.m. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer and meditation, 4-5 p.m., Mass in the chapel, 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

April 25

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, Divine Liturgy Mass, 9 a.m. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer and meditation, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. procession to Joy of All Who Sorrow Eastern Orthodox Church, 1516 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

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General Announcements

Sisters of Providence announce services for Holy Week at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

The Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have announced their schedule of Masses and services for Holy Week. All Masses and services are open to the public and will take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the grounds of the Sisters of Providence motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

The schedule is as follows:

  • April 13—Palm Sunday Mass, 11 a.m.
  • April 13 –Vespers, 4:30 p.m.
  • April 14-16—Holy Week daily Masses, 11:30 a.m.
  • April 17—Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 4 p.m.
  • April 18—Good Friday service, 3 p.m.
  • April 19—Easter Vigil, 7 p.m.
  • April 20—Easter Sunday Mass, 11 a.m.

In addition, an Easter brunch will be available at O’Shaughnessy Dining Room at the Providence Spirituality and Conference Center from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20.

For more information and cost for the brunch, log on to www.SistersofProvidence.org.

 

Sisters of St. Benedict offer triduum retreat at Benedict Inn in Beech Grove

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave in Beech Grove, invite anyone interested to join them for the holiest days of the liturgical year from 5 p.m. on April 17 to noon on April 20.

The three days, known as the Easter triduum, will be spent in prayer, ritual and silence. The retreat will include an agape feast, Holy Mass of The Lord’s Supper, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday, Holy Saturday Easter Vigil, and Easter prayer and Mass of the Resurrection on Sunday.

The $200 fee includes room and meals.

All are also welcome to just spend a day of prayer on Good Friday or join in the prayer services.

For more information or to register, call 317-788-7581.

 

Seminar for those serving in “companion” role in service fields set for April 25 in Indianapolis

Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., an author, educator and grief counselor, will present “Exploring the Value and Function of Grief Symptoms: the ‘Companioning’ Helping Role” at the Community Life Center, 10612 E. Washington Street in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on April 25.

This seminar for hospice staff and volunteers, parish grief ministry teams, funeral home personnel, social workers, counselors, clergy, chaplains, nurses and lay ministers is sponsored by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, and Catholic Cemeteries Association.

The registration fee is $30, and continuing education credits are available.

For additional information, contact Maureen Lindley of Flanner and Buchanan at 317-362-7691, or Deb VanVelse of the archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life at 317-236-1586.

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Retreats and Programs

April 11

Mount Saint Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. “Jesus as Savior and Lord, Passion retreat.” Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

April 11-13

Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, W.O.W. (Women’s Only Weekend), Annie Endris and Angie Sullivan, presenters, $150 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Seven Last Words of Christ retreat. Information: 812-535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “The Cross of Jesus and the Life of Virtue,” Benedictine Father Mark O’Keefe, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 11-13

Saint Mary-of-the Woods, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Come and See weekend: “Living on the Margins: A Call to Religious Life.” Information: 812-535-2895 or eben@spsmw.org.

April 12

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Day of information and reflection, single Catholic lay women, Company of St. Ursula (member USCSI), presenter, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $20 scholarships available. Information: 513-961-0667 or csu@fuse.net.

April 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Stations of the Cross, 4 p.m., goodwill offerings accepted. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. RCIA Retreat: Know God’s Love, Franciscan Sister Clare Teixiera, presenter, 1-5:30 p.m., $45 includes supper. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

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