May 30, 2014

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The Coming Week

May 30-May 31

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. “Summerfest,” Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., rides, games, food, entertainment, raffle. Information: 317-357-8352.

June 1

Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis. St. Agnes Academy, all-class reunion, honoring the classes of 1944, 1954 and 1964, brunch, noon, $19.50 per person, Mass 10:30 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Information: 317-340-7550 or padouglass@padlaw.net.

Bishop Chatard High School Athletic Field, 5885 Crittenden Ave., Indianapolis. Young Adult Ministry, IndyCatholic Intramurals, kickball, noon-6 p.m., $10 per person. Information: 317-592-4067 or ksahm@archindy.org.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2322 N. 13½ St., Terre Haute. “Sunday with Sinatra,” dinner and silent auction, noon, $30 per person. Information: 812-466-1231.

June 4

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Finding Jesus Among Muslims, “How Interreligious Dialogue Made Me a Better Catholic,” Jordan Denari, presenter, 7 p.m., reception following. Information: 317-257-2266.

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: 317-243-0777.

June 5-6

St. Susanna Parish, Zore Hall, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Women’s Club, rummage sale, Thurs. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., cash only. Information: 317-432-3070.

June 5-7

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, rides, games, entertainment, food, $10 cover charge. Information: 317-826-6000.

June 5-8

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 2 p.m.-midnight, Sun. noon-9 p.m., rides, games, children’s games, food. Information: 317-888-2861.

June 6

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. First Friday exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary and Benediction, 4-6 p.m., Mass, 5:45 p.m. Information: 317-244-9002.

June 6-7

St. Augustine Home, 2345 W. 86th St. in Indianapolis. Rummage Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., includes furniture, household items, glassware, kitchen items, books and more. Information: 317-415-5767.

Immaculate Conception Parish, 502 N. 5th St., LaGrange, KY. Kentucky Catholic Homeschool Conference featuring Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the USCCB, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 502-417-8755 or kycatholichomeschoolconferenc.com.

June 6-8

St. Louis School, 17 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Rummage sale, Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. with half-price sale noon-4 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $1 bag sale. Information: 812-934-3204.

June 7

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Devotional Prayer Group, Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

June 8

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.

St. Paul Parish, 824 Jefferson St., Tell City. Parish picnic, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games for all ages. Information: 812-547-7994.

June 10

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, guest day luncheon, noon. Information: 317-888-7625 or vlgmimi@aol.com.

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

June 11

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.

June 12-14

St. Anthony Parish, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” food, trash-to-treasures sale, games, 5-11 p.m. Information: 317-636-4828.

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, 4 p.m.-midnight, rides, food, music, games. Information: 317-787-8246.

St. Bernadette Parish, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, games, rides, food, music, yard sale. Information: 317-356-5867.

St. Susanna Parish, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Parish Festival, rides, food, Thurs. 6-10 p.m., Fri. 6-11 p.m., Sat. 4:30 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-839-3333.

June 13-14

Holy Angels Parish, 740 W. 28th St., Indianapolis. “Music Festival,” music, games, food, children’s activities, raffle. Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-926-3324.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Annual Italian Street Festival, Bocce Ball tournament, food, music, 5-11 p.m., Italian religious procession Sat. 6:45 p.m., Mass 7 p.m. Information: 317-636-4478.

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. “International Festival,” Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, food, games, rides. Information: 317-291-7014.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. Community-wide picnic, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 2-11 p.m., food, booths, raffles, entertainment. Information: 812-282-2290.

June 14

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. “4th Annual KnobsFest,” music, booths, quilts, homestyle fried chicken dinner, noon-6 p.m., live band 6 p.m.-midnight. Information: 812-923-3011. 

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.

Links Golf Club, 11425 N 700 W, New Palestine. Nativity Athletics Golf Outing, 7 a.m., $80 per person. Information: 317-357-8917 or kristinseed@gmail.com.

June 19

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.

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General Announcements

St. Francis of Assisi, the 21st century are themes of June 16 Fatima program

Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter will team up to lead a daylong retreat titled, “What’s in a Name? St. Francis, Pope Francis and the Franciscan Charism,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 16 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St. in Indianapolis.

This day of reflection will explore themes from the life of St. Francis that point the way for living a dynamic, faith-filled life. Sister Olga and Brother Bob will also reflect on Pope Francis’s embodiment of Franciscan values and the Franciscan charism.

Brother Bob Baxter is the director of Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality in Mt. St. Francis, and Sister Olga is the director of Oldenburg Franciscan Center in Oldenburg.

If you have not had the opportunity to attend a retreat with either of these very gifted people, please consider attending. They are wonderful examples in living out their Christian values through the Franciscan way of life. And they both have a terrific sense of humor!

Cost is $39 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, Mass and the program.

For more information or reservations, call 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or e-mail spasotti@archindy.org.

 

‘Faith in Action’ radio show features local faith stories

Catholic Radio Indy president and general manager Jim Ganley and director of marketing and promotions MJ Krauter host “Faith in Action,” a local, 30-minute program featuring Catholic individuals and groups in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

The show airs Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. on 89.1 FM and 90.9 FM.

The upcoming programs for June are:

  • June 2-7—“Canonizations.” Anna Krauter talks about her recent encounters while in Rome for the recent canonizations.
  • June 9-14—“Soul Core.” Deanne Miller and Colleen Scariano talk about a new program that combines exercise and praying the rosary. www.soulcoreproject.com
  • June 16-21—L’Angelus Band. An interview with Stephen Rees of the L’Angelus band, which played recently at a festival at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis. langelus.com.
  • June 23-28 –“Journey to the Vowed Life.” An interview with members of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, talking about their documentary. oldenburgfranciscans.org

If you or a Catholic group you’re involved with think you have an interesting story to share on the 30-minute program, call 317-870-8400 and ask for MJ Krauter.

Programs can also be heard at any time by logging on to catholicradioindy.org.

 

Theology on Tap Indianapolis features Catholic singer/songwriter on June 11

Theology on Tap Indianapolis will feature Catholic singer/songwriter Mike Mangione at the Broad Ripple Tavern, 745 Broad Ripple Ave in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on June 11.

Mangione, a full-time musician, travels nationally offering inspiring performances with his band, “The Union.”

Arrive by 6:30 p.m. to order food, drinks and to share in fellowship.

For more information, contact Katie Sahm at 317-592-067, by e-mail at ksahm@archindy.org, or log on to www.indycatholic.org.

 

Ozanam Breakfast

Dr. Lisa Harris, CEO of Eskenazi Health, delivered opening remarks on May 7 at the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s 4th Annual Ozanam Breakfast, an information awareness event.

During the event, Society president Pat Jerrell discussed the 50 conferences in central and southeastern Indiana.

In fiscal year 2012-13, the Society responded to nearly 14,000 help requests and provided $4 million in services via 98,000 volunteer hours thru the parish-based conferences.

The Client-Choice Food Pantry in Indianapolis distributed 5.9 million pounds of food to 81,000 people, while the Indianapolis Distribution Center provided more than 2,100 beds and more than 2,400 major appliances to upgrade living conditions for families in need.

The Society currently operates with no debt, and with an all-volunteer staff with no payroll. Donations are always welcome, but the immediate need is for volunteer leaders and project managers.

 

Belle of Louisville cruise set to sail for New Albany Deanery middle school youth

A Belle of Louisville Dance Cruise on the Ohio River will take place from 6:30-10 p.m. on June 9 for 6th-8th grade youths of the New Albany Deanery. The event is sponsored by the deanery’s Youth Ministry programs.

The evening youth cruise, a New Albany Deanery tradition for more than 30 years, will include games, music and dancing.

Tickets are $20 and will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To purchase tickets, New Albany Deanery youths should contact their parish youth minister.

The deadline to purchase tickets is June 6.

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Retreats and Programs

May 30

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spiritual Direction Internship Alumni picnic, 6:30-8:30 p.m., bring a dish, meat provided, free-will donation. Information: 317-788-7581.

June 2-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Reading the Word of God in the Liturgy, Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenters. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Lost Sight of God? I Will Walk in the Presence of the Lord, in the Land of the Living,” Father Jeff Godecker and Mary Schaffner, presenters, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $30 per person. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Holy Stories, four-week workshop, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell and Annie Endris, presenters, 7-9 p.m., $45 for the series. Information: 317-788-7581.

June 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: “Buckets, Brooms and Prayers,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

June 15-21

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Community Monastic Silent Retreats: “The Paschal Mystery in the Monastic Life,” Benedictine Abbot Gregory Polan, presenter. Information: 317-788-7581.

June 16

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “What’s in a Name: St. Francis of Assisi and the 21st Century,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenters, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $39 per person. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

June 18

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

June 19

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

June 20

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. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

June 24-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “St. Benedict on Humility,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 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.

June 27

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Movie Night: “Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth,” 6:30-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

June 27-29

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

June 28

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Psychology: Healing your Archetypal Hero, Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Claire Sherman, 9-11:35 a.m., $45 per person includes lunch, $65 per person CEU. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

June 29

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.

July 4-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Marvelous Mozart,” Benedictine Father Noel Mueller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

July 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Experiences of Prayer in the Bible,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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