June 20, 2014

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The Coming Week

June 19-21

St. Jude Parish, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., food, games, rides, entertainment. Information: 317-786-4371.

June 20

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Called to Raise the Bar,” presenter Christian ministry artist Karen Glanders, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

June 20-21

Christ the King Parish, 1827 Kessler Blvd., E. Drive, Indianapolis. “Summer Social,” 5 p.m.-midnight, food, music, games, entertainment. Information: 317-255-3666.

June 21

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. “Family Fest” 1-6 p.m. games and chicken dinner, then “30th Annual Street Dance” (ages 21+) 7 p.m.-1 a.m., food, beer garden and dancing, $10 cover charge. Information: 812-944-0417.

St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Obstacle race, “Tame the Terrain,” 8 a.m. Information: 812-346-3604.

June 22

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Parish picnic, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, games, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 812-623-2964.

St. Joseph Parish, tri-parish picnic held at Harrison County Fairgrounds, 341 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., food, games, booths, raffle, flea market. Information: 812-738-2742.

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. Pentecost Intercultural Concert, sponsored by archdiocesan Intercultural Office, 7 p.m., music and songs from cultures represented in archdiocese, including Vietnamese, Filipino, Hispanic, Burmese, African and African-American. Free.

June 24

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Adult programs information meeting, 10 a.m. Reservations: 317-955-6271 or marian.edu/MAP.

June 26

Fariview Presbyterian Church, 4609 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Indianapolis, caregiver support group meeting, “Emotion Regulation,” Christine Turo-Shields, LCSW, presenter, 5:30-7 p.m. Information: 317-261-3378 or mwoodsworth@archindy.org.

New Albany Deanery, Clarksville. Kentucky Kingdom outing for youths and families, $29 per person. Information: 812-945-2000 or sandy@nadyouth.org.

June 28

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Faithful Citizens Rosary procession, Mass, 12:10 p.m., procession following Mass. Information: faithful.citizens2016@gmail.com.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Feast of Sacred Heart, Mass, 5 p.m. at the Church, 1530 Union St., dinner, 6 p.m.$10 per person. Information: 317-638-5551.

June 29

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Decatur County, 1963 N. St. John St., St. Maurice. Parish picnic, 10 a.m. Mass, chicken and roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, sandwiches, games, country store, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Information: 812-663-4754.

July 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: 317-243-0777.

July 4

St. Mary Parish, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. “Fourth of July ¡Ole! Festival,” music, food, games, view downtown fireworks, 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-637-3983.

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.

July 5

St. Michael 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.

July 8

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. 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.

July 9

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.

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General Announcements

Women’s Care Center will hold informational meeting on June 21

This fall, Women’s Care Center, the nation’s largest, most successful Catholic-based pregnancy resource center, will open their new center next to the Planned Parenthood abortion facility at 86th Street and Georgetown Road in Indianapolis, where every week an average of 77 babies lose their lives.

The organization will hold an informational meeting about their plans at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 2100 E. 71st St. in Indianapolis from 10-11 a.m. on June 21.

Contact Women’s Care Center director Sarah Bardol at 219-977-7473 or by e-mail at sarahbardol@indy.rr.com with questions.

 

Benedict Inn offers two-part spiritual writing workshop starting on July 19

The Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave. in Beech Grove, will offer a two-part writing workshop, with the first section, titled “Writing the Spiritual Autobiography,” offered from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on July 19.

In the first workshop, participants will complete exercises to unlock memory, record experiences and form them into a spiritual journey. No writing experience is necessary.

In the second workshop, titled “Shaping the Spiritual Autobiography,” participants will develop new material and delve into different writing techniques for the soul’s story.

Bring your favorite writing tools to both workshops: a journal or laptop, a special pen, etc.

The first workshop is a prerequisite for the second workshop.

The July 19 section, led by Susan Yanos, is $45.

For questions or to register, contact Annie Endris at 317-788-7581 ext. 3, e-mail programdirector@benedictinn.org, or log on to www.benedictinn.org.

 

Volunteers needed for June 28 interfaith effort at Gleaners Food Bank

The public is invited to volunteer with the Interfaith Hunger Initiative to help the hungry at Gleaners Food Bank, 3737 Waldemere Ave. in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-noon on June 28.

A variety of work may be available at Gleaners, depending on its needs. Most involve some light lifting in a warehouse environment. Wear comfortable work clothes. Children age 9 and older are welcome.

A light lunch will be provided in Gleaners Conference Room from noon to 1:00 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken to cover the cost.

Additional details will be provided upon confirmation of your reservation to participate.

For questions or to RSVP for the opportunity, e-mail InterfaithHunger@gmail.com by June 26.

The Interfaith Hunger Initiative consists of two dozen faith communities—including the Archdiocese of Indianapolis—in the area who are working together to help end child and family hunger. The group works together to create a system of access to food through pantries in central Indiana and schools in Kenya, feeding and supporting thousands of children and families.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

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, 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.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Holy Stories, week four of four week workshop, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell and Annie Endris, presenters, 7-9 p.m., $45 for the series. 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 7-11

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Brining to Life the Word of God in Song,” Benedictine Father Columba Kelly, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

July 11-13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Weekend for Women, “Twelve Steps to Recovery. Information: 317-384-9422.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Pray Your Way to Happiness,  Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

July 13

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: “The Hidden Gifts of Loss,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

July 13-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Directed Directed Retreat, choose from two 3-day options in addition to a 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8-day retreat. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

July 16

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

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

July 25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Poetry Worskshop, Poet M.L. Lieber, presenter, 7-9 p.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

July 26

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Transitions: Crossing Life’s Thresholds,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Claire Sherman, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch, $65 includes CEU and lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

August 1-3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Weekend: a Lifeline for Marriages, Information: 317-489-6811 or Retrouvaille_Indy.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Step 11 Retreat for Recovering Alcholoics and Alanons. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

August 8-10

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

August 19-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

August 22

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.

August 22-24

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Forgiven and Forgiving,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

August 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Annual Day of Prayer, Father Jim Farrell, facilitator, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $39 per person, includes continental breakfast and lunch. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

August 29-31

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Intentionality: Good Zeal in the Rule of St. Benedict,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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