May 9, 2014

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The Coming Week

May 10

Sertoma Club East, 2316 German Church Road, Indianapolis. Hollis Adams Foundation (HAF), Mudder’s Day Run, $85 per person, $75 per person if part of a four-person team. Information: 317-841-1231 or

St. Rose of Lima School, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. St. Rose Roaring 20’s Soiree, 6:30 p.m., small plate dinner, dance, social, $25 per person. Information: 317-738-3451.

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.

May 11

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

May 13

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625 or

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Euchre party, seniors and retirees, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-788-0522.

May 14

Bridgewater Club, 3535 E. 161st, St., Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Women’s Club, spring luncheon, “Hats Off to Fashion,” 11:30 a.m., $25 per person, reservations due May 11. Information: 317-846-3850, ext. 123 or

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.

May 15

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. 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.

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

May 16

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Faith at Work,” presenter Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta H. Rush, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information:

May 17

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. Katie’s 5K Run/Walk for Hope, 8:30 a.m. Information: 317-783-7119 or

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, prayer vigil, Mass, 8:30 a.m., process to the nearest abortion clinic, Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Benediction conclude the service. Information: 317-236-1551.

May 18

All Saints Parish, 9788 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford. All Saints Ladies Sodality, hot breakfast bar buffet, 7:30 a.m.-noon, free-will donation. Information: 812-623-2349.

May 20

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. “Confronting Death: A Christian Approach to the End of Life,” workshop, Dominican Friar Father Robert Botthof, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Thomas Aquinas Room, 14598 Oak Ridge Road, Carmel (Lafayette Diocese). Medical Options for Married Couples Facing Infertility, OB/GYN Maret Cline, MD and urologist Konrad Szymanski, MD discuss evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment options for couples facing infertility, sponsored by Gospel of Life Ministry, 7 p.m. Information:

May 21

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

May 23

St. Matthew Church, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Charismatic Mass, praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-846-0705.

May 25

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. Youth Group concert, Michael James Mette, 7 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-275-6539 or

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General Announcements

Family Mass for separated, divorced Catholics set for May 16 at St. Monica

The annual “Family Mass” for separated and divorced Catholics will be held at St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Road in Indianapolis, at 7:30 p.m. on May 16, with a social immediately following the Mass.

Father Todd Goodson, pastor of St. Monica Parish, will offer a Mass of special intention for individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by separation or divorce.

Divorce Ministry leadership will host a social immediately following the Mass.

For additional information, contact the archdiocesan Office for Family Ministries at 317-236-1586 or 1-800-382-9836, or e-mail


Archdiocesan Choir seeks singers for priesthood ordination on June 7

The Indianapolis Archdiocesan Choir is seeking experienced singers for the upcoming priest ordination at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St. in Indianapolis, at 10 a.m. on June 7.

Rehearsals will be at 1:30 p.m. on May 18 and June 1.

If interested, please call and leave a message for Andrew Motyka, archdiocesan Director of Music, at 317-236-1513, or sign up directly at

We look forward to singing together on this joyful occasion.


Catholic Radio Indy is back on the air

Catholic Radio 89.1 FM was off the air for about 10 days after experiencing a major transmitter failure.

The owners and operators of the station have announced that the problem is resolved, and the station is back on the air.

The transmitter in place is temporary, and will be replaced with a new one in the very near future.

Catholic Radio Indy programming is always available by logging on to and with the free “TUNE IN” app for mobile devices.


Kickball league for young adults to start on June 1

IndyCatholic Intramurals, a program of the archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, is offering a kickball league for young adults ages 18-35 starting on June 1.

Kickball games will be played at various times every Sunday afternoon through July 13 at Bishop Chatard High School, 5885 Crittenden Ave., in Indianapolis.

The cost to register is $10. Registration ends on May 22, and you must be registered and sign a liability waiver to play. To register, log on to or contact Katie Sahm at

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Retreats and Programs

May 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Celebration of Our Lady’s Feast Day, prayer service, 10:30 am., light lunch, free-will donation. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or

May 15

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Community Labyrinth Walk, open community walk the third Thursday of each month through Sept. 18, Annie Endris, facilitator, 7-8:30 p.m., free-will donations. Information: 317-788-7581.

May 16-18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage preparation weekend, $292 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Women’s retreat, Franciscan Sister Margarita Armendariz, presenter. Information: 812-923-8817.

May 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Prayer: A Morning with St. Ignatius of Loyola, Franciscan Sister Kathleen Mulso, 9-11:30 a.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

May 18

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

Pope John XXIII Center, 407 McDonald St., Hartford City (Diocese of Lafayette). Spirituality of St. Pope John XXIII, 1-6 p.m. Information: 765-348-4008.

May 19

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.

May 20-22

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Praying the Bible: Lectio Divina, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585

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