February 12, 2016

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The Coming Month

February 12

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. “Breeders: A Subclass of Women?,” film about surrogacy, sponsored by pro-life ministries of Holy Rosary and St. John the Evangelist parishes, 6:30 p.m.

February 13

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, Madonna Hall, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. “Celebrate Romance” Dinner Dance for married couples, catered meal, DJ-led dance, door prizes, 7-11 p.m. $40 per couple, reservation due Feb. 7. Information: 317-489-1557 or olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

St. Joseph Church and Parish Hall, 319 E. South St., Lebanon, Ind. (Lafayette Diocese). Indianapolis and Lafayette Cursillo Community Ultreya, Mass 4:30 p.m., pitch-in dinner 6 p.m., Ultreya 7 p.m., John Ameis speaker. Information: Mark Scheller, 317-733-4184.

February 14

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 1 p.m. Information: 317-523-4193 or acfadi2014@gmail.com.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Church, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Class of ’63 monthly gathering, 6 p.m. Mass, optional dinner afterward. Information: 317-408-6396.

February 14-16

St. Maurice, Napoleon; St. John the Baptist, Osgood; and Immaculate Conception, Millhousen parishes. Parish mission, “Mercy: God’s Gift,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, opportunities for the sacraments of healing, confession and anointing each evening. Feb. 14, St. John the Baptist Church, 331 S. Buckeye St., Osgood, 7 p.m.; Feb. 15, Immaculate Conception Church, 2081 E. County Road 820 S., Greensburg, 7 p.m.; Feb. 16, St. Maurice Church, 8874 Harrison St., Napoleon, 7 p.m. Information: 317-372-4948 or hustedd2@gmail.com.

February 16

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session four of seven, 7-9 p.m. Information: Joseph Valvo, 317-546-7328 or j.valvo-indpls@comcast.net.

February 17

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

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Series: The 10 Commandments in Today’s World – Worship is Not Just for Sunday, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: shartlieb@saintlawrence.net

St. Joseph University Parish, 113 S. Fifth St., Terre Haute. Respect Life Mass, 4:30 p.m.

February 18

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 and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

February 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange Mass, “Recognizing Answered Prayers,” former WRTV morning and noon anchor Grace Trahan-Rodecap presenter, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry dinners, 5-8 p.m. Information: tjerger@sbcglobal.net.

February 20

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Reverse Raffle and Dinner, cash prizes up to $1,250, silent auction, raffle for Pacers tickets, concert tickets and wine-and-dine packages, doors open 6 p.m., dinner starts 6:30 p.m., raffle starts 7:30 p.m., $20 for dinner tickets. Registration and information: www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/happening.html, or call Valerie Sperka at 317-592-4072.

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, Indianapolis. Mass and Divine Mercy Chaplet at 8:30 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., followed by prayer at a local abortion center, and continued prayer at the church for those who wish to remain.

February 21-24

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Parish Lenten Mission, led by Deacon Ralph Poyo of New Evangelization Ministries, 7-8:30 p.m. each evening, all invited. Information: info@saintsusanna.com.

February 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club dinner meeting, “Status of Vocations in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis,” Father Eric Augenstein, presenter, 6 p.m., $15 per person. Information: 317-748-1478.

Marian University, Evans Center, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Bishop Simon Bruté lecture, Gary Anderson, Hesburgh Professor of Catholic Theology and Professor of Old Testament at Notre Dame, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: mreasoner@marian.edu.

February 23

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session five of seven, 7-9 p.m. Information: Joseph Valvo, 317-546-7328 or j.valvo-indpls@comcast.net.

February 24

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Series: The 10 Commandments in Today’s World – Building Strong Families, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: shartlieb@saintlawrence.net

February 26

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry dinners, 5-8 p.m. Information: tjerger@sbcglobal.net.

March 1

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session six of seven, 7-9 p.m. Information: Joseph Valvo, 317-546-7328 or j.valvo-indpls@comcast.net.

March 2

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Series: The 10 Commandments in Today’s World – Christian Culture of Life, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: shartlieb@saintlawrence.net

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 p.m. Information: 317-243-0777.

March 4

Marian University chapel, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, Mass and monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 a.m., breakfast, $15 per person. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

Most Holy Name of Jesus, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. First Friday devotion, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 5:30 p.m.; reconciliation, 5:45-6:45 p.m.; Mass, 7 p.m.; Litany of the Sacred Heart and prayers for the Holy Father, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass, 5:45 p.m., exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, following Mass until 9:30 p.m., sacrament of Reconciliation available. Information: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org.

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten fish fry dinners, 5-8 p.m. Information: tjerger@sbcglobal.net.

March 5

East Central High School Performing Arts Center, 1 Trojan Place, Suite A, St. Leon. E6 Catholic Men’s Conference, featuring Christopher West, Mark Houck, and Fathers John Hollowell and Jonathan Meyer, Mass with Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tickets: $45, or $50 at the door, $35 for groups of 10 or more, $15 for high school and college students ages 16-25, free for clergy and religious. Information or to register: www.e6catholicmensconference.com.

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil, Terre Haute. 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery at 59 Allendale, 9:25 a.m. parking on Ohio Blvd., 9:30 a.m. assemble on sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood at 30 S. 3rd St. for prayers, 10 a.m. travel to St. Patrick Adoration Chapel at 1807 Poplar St. for Divine Mercy Chaplet, completed around 10:30 a.m.

St. Michael Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Devotional Prayer Group, prayers, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

All Saints Parish, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. E6 Catholic Men’s Conference, 8 a.m., $45 per person. Information: 812-576-4022.

Dallara Indycar Factory, 1201 W. Main St., Speedway. Friends of Honduran Children, third biannual Friends Gala fundraiser, James T. Morris, vice chairman of Pacers Sports and Entertainment and former director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), keynote speaker, 6-11 p.m., $100 per person. Information: www.fhcindiana.org.

March 6-9

St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish, 1870 W. Oak St., Zionsville (Lafayette Diocese). Parish mission: “Mercy Flows,” all invited, includes children’s mission and babysitting, 6:30 p.m. each evening, refreshments included, free of charge. Information: 317-873-2885.

March 8

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session seven of seven, 7-9 p.m. Information: Joseph Valvo, 317-546-7328 or j.valvo-indpls@comcast.net.

March 9

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Series: The 10 Commandments in Today’s World – Chastity and Faithfulness, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: shartlieb@saintlawrence.net

March 10

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Cenacle (house on parish grounds), Indianapolis. Hope and Healing Survivors of Suicide support group, 7 p.m. Information: 317-851-8344.

March 12

St. Michael Parish, 250 High St., Brookville. Dynamic Catholic event, “The Four Signs,” 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $20 per person. Information: 859-980-7900 or mary.burger@dynamiccatholic.com.

The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, “Rediscovering Love,” Chuck and Marilyn Traylor, presenters, 7-9:30 p.m., $35 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, registration required by March 6 at www.stluke.org or call 317-259-4373.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop INN-spired spring sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 13

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 1 p.m. Information: 317-523-4193 or acfadi2014@gmail.com.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Church, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Class of ’63 monthly gathering, 6 p.m. Mass, optional dinner afterward. Information: 317-408-6396.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Ancient Order of the Hibernians 146th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Mass celebrated by Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin at 10 a.m., followed by luncheon and entertainment at Indiana roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., $35 for adults, $16 for children 12 and under. Registration: mail check made out to Ancient Order of Hibernians and mail to Charles McGinley, 1525 N. Downey Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46219-3036 by March 7. Information: 317-359-7147 or   aohindy@gmail.com.

March 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club dinner meeting, “Year of Mercy,” Father Patrick Beidelman, presenter, 6 p.m., $15 per person. Information: 317-748-1478.

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General Announcements 

Statewide family conference set for March 12-13 in Kokomo

The Indiana Holy Family Conference will take place at Kokomo High School, 2501 S. Berkley Road, in Kokomo, Ind., in the Lafayette Diocese on March 12-13.

Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. on March 12, with Mass celebrated by Bishop Emeritus William L. Higi of the Lafayette Diocese at 8:30 a.m. The first day ends at 5:30 p.m. On March 13, the day will begin with Mass celebrated by Father Ted Dudzinski of the Lafayette Diocese at 8:30 a.m. The day will end at 3 p.m.

Sixteen sessions will be offered, including renowned Catholic speaker and author Dr. Edward Sri; Father Scott Traynor, rector of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver; Dominican Father Nicholas Monco; Lafayette Diocese Office of Family Life director Dora Tobar; Mercy Sister Mary Gretchen Hoffman; and internationally acclaimed musician Danielle Rose.

In addition to the Masses, the conference will offer the sacrament of reconciliation, adoration, recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, book signings, vendors and lunch.

Speakers will be offered for middle-school and high school aged youths. A Kids’ Corner featuring activities, stories and music will be offered in age-appropriate groups for children ages 3-11, and a nursery will be available for children ages 1-2.

Registration for the Kids’ Corner is required by Feb. 29.

For those who register by Feb. 22, the cost is $135 for a couple and all of their children under age 22, $100 per married couple or family of two, $50 for a single adult, and $30 for an individual teen not registered with their family. After Feb. 22, the respective prices are $150, $120, $60 and $35. Priests, religious and seminarians are welcome at no charge.

For more information or to register, log on to www.holyfamilyconference.org, or contact Kelli Conlon at 765-452-6021 or kelli@stpatrick-kokomo.org.

 

Christopher West to speak at E6 Catholic Men’s Conference in St. Leon on March 5

Christopher West, a renowned author and speaker on the Theology of the Body, is among the featured speakers at the E6 (short for Eph 6:10-18) Catholic Men’s Conference at the East Central High School Performing Arts Center, 1 Trojan Place, Suite A, in St. Leon, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on March 5.

Also speaking will be Mark Houck, co-founder of The King’s Men, a group that builds up men in the mold of leader, protector and provider through education, formation and action; Father John Hollowell, pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Greencastle and Annunciation Parish in Brazil; and Father Jonathan Meyer, pastor of All Saints Parish in Dearborn County.

Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin will celebrate Mass, and the sacrament of reconciliation and adoration will be available.

Advance individual tickets are $45, or $50 at the door. Advance tickets for groups of 10 or more are $35. For high school and college students ages 16-25, tickets are $15, and clergy and religious are welcome at no charge.

For more information or to register, log on to www.e6catholicmensconference.com.

 

Grief seminar focusing on family members to take place on March 14

A day of reflection titled “A Family’s Grief: Recognizing and Responding to Each Member’s Loss,” will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on March 14.

When one member of a family dies, the entire family is affected—all members mourn their personal losses. This conference will address the diversity of grief experiences within the family, how to recognize different grief patterns, and how to help family members communicate and show mutual support.

It will also explore how parishes can best respond to the unique spiritual needs of family members.

The cost, which includes lunch and materials, is $30. All are welcome to attend.

Registration is required by March 7. To register, log on to www.archindy.org/plfl/ministries-bereavement.html. For more information, contact Deb VanVelse at dvanvelse@archindy.org, or call 317-236-1586 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1586.

 

Struggling couples invited to Retrouvaille weekend on Feb. 26-28 in Indianapolis

A Retrouvaille weekend retreat designed to help unhappy marriages will be offered at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis, on Feb. 26-28.

Retrouvaille is designed to help troubled marriages regain their health. It helps spouses uncover or re-awaken the love, trust and commitment that originally brought them together. The program is highly successful in saving hurting marriages, even bringing reconciliation to couples who have already separated or divorced.

During the weekend, couples learn tools to rebuild their lives together in a new and positive way, and in complete privacy.

Registration for the retreat is $100. However, no couple is ever turned away for financial reasons.

Registration is preferred by Feb. 20, but will still be accepted after that date.

For more information or to register, log on to www.retroindy.com, call 317-489-6811 or e-mail info@retroindy.com.

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Retreats and Programs

February 13

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Book Study Series: Job and Julian of Norwich, Rev. Rebecca Zelensky, PA and Rev. Dr. Will Hine, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $25 per person. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. “Praying Our Dreams: Discovering God’s Messages,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind, PhD, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, $65 CEU’s and lunch.  Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 14

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Coffee talk: Woman of Faith (Mark 14:3-9), Franciscan Sister Marge Wissman, presenter, 10:45-noon, freewill offering . Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session one, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 18

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session three of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten series, session two, “Sermon on the Mount,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m. $15 per session/$55 for all sessions. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 19-21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten weekend retreat. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 23

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session two, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 24

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session one, Molly Coyne Brosseau, MS, presenter, noon-3 p.m., $125 per person includes four sessions and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 25

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session four of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten series, session three, “Sermon on the Mount,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m. $15 per session/$55 for all sessions. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 26-27

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Retreat for Busy Catholic Moms, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery, presenter, $200 per person, registration deadline Feb. 22. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

February 26-28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille weekend, $100 registration fee. Information: 317-489-6811 or info@retroindy.com.

March 1

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session three, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. FBI: Fatima Benedict Inn, “F-O-R-T-Y Pieces of Lent,” Benedictine Sister Mary Luke Jones, presenter, Mass, 5:15 p.m., dinner and program following Mass, $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten series, session four, “Sermon on the Mount,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenter, 6:30-8 p.m. $15 per session/$55 for all sessions. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

March 4-6

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Weekend Retreat, Father Jim Farrell, presenter, $165 per person, $295 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session four, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “From Anger to Forgivenss,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 10-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Secretaries and Parish Administrators retreat, “Administration and Evangelization,” Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter, $350 single, $515 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Family’s Grief - Recognizing and Responding to Each Member’s Loss, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $30 includes lunch, register by March 7. Registration/information: www.archindy.org/grief, or contact Deb Van Velse, 317-236-1586, 800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or dvanvelse@archindy.org.

March 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session five, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 18-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Guided Weekend Retreat, Father Jeff Godecker and Mary Schaffner, presenters, $165 per person, $295 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Preparing for Holy Week Retreat, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano, presenters, $200 per person, registration deadline March 14. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Married couples only, “Benedictine Spirituality as Lived in Marriage,” Deacon Rich and Cherie Zoldak, presenters, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 18-24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Come Away and Rest Awhile: Silent Self-Guided Days/Evenings of Reflection for Holy Week. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 19

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Walking to Calvary with Jesus: Preparing for Holy Week,” Benedictine Sister Marie Lindstrom, presenter, 9-11 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 23

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session two, Molly Coyne Brosseau, MS, presenter, noon-3 p.m., $125 per person includes four sessions and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Book Study Series: Job and Julian of Norwich, Rev. Rebecca Zelensky, PA and Rev. Dr. Will Hine, presenters, 1-3 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

March 23-27

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Holy Week retreat, “Reflections on the Triduum,” “The Infancy Narratives of Matthew and Luke,” President-Rector Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, presenter, $465 single, $735 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 24-27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. A Triduum retreat, $200 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Good Friday, “Spend a Day with God,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 1-2

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “Mercy” Women’s Retreat, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter, $85 for single room with full bed, $70 for shared room with two twin beds, $45 for commuters, includes Mass. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

April 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 5

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Re-Visiting the Protestant Reformation,” session one, “Background and Causes of the Reformation,” Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad.  “He Has Been Raised!,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. ‘Come and See’ life as a Sister of Providence, for single Catholic women, ages 18-42 to learn more about becoming a Sister of Providence. Information: 812-230-4771 or eben@spsmw.org.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “The Wisdom of the Second Half of Life,” Judy Ribar, presenter, $150 includes two lunches and dinner, bring your own breakfast. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

April 9

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. In the Light of Providence Retreat: A Photographic Journey, Providence Sisters Evelyn Ovalles and Mary Montgomery and Sharon Woods, presenters, $40 per person includes lunch,  registration deadline April 4. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

April 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. An Evening for Parents who are grieving the loss of a child, “Tending Your Grieving Heart,” Providence Sister Connie Kramer, presenter, 4:30 p.m., no registration fee for this program. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sunday with a Saint, Providence Sister Jan Craven, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $25 per person includes brunch, registration deadline April 4. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

April 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal retreat day: Spend a Day with God, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Re-Visiting the Protestant Reformation,” session two, “First Reformers: Martin Luther and Ulrich Zwingli,” Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 14

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Visio Divina, session three, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, facilitator, 7-9 p.m., $20 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 14-16

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Holy Ground Retreat: Tending the Soil, Tending the Soul, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery, presenter, registration deadline April 11. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

April 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Living Virtuously: Exploring Christian Virtues,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 16

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, White Violet Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. 18th Annual Earth Day Celebration, free-will donation. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

April 18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 19

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Re-Visiting the Protestant Reformation,” session three, “The Reformation Spreads Across Europe,” Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 21

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seasonal Community Labyrinth Walk, Benedictine Sisters Angela Jarboe and Cathy Anne Lepore, facilitators, 7-8:30 p.m., free-will donations accepted. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 22-24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $295 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Peace the Benedictine Way,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter, $235 single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 23

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Hall Community Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grieving Gracefully…into a Future Full of Hope, Providence Sister Connie Kramer, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., registration deadline April 18. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

April 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Day of Reflection for Those Who Grieve,” Providence Sister Connie Kramer, presenter, $40 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 25-29

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Retreat for Permanent Deacons, “The Psalms: Formation for Ministry,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenter, $425 single, $680 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 26

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Re-Visiting the Protestant Reformation,” session four, “The Major Religious Issues of the Reformation,” Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session three, Molly Coyne Brosseau, MS, presenter, noon-3 p.m., $125 per person includes four sessions and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent self-guided days, $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 29-May 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Information: 317-888-1892 or www.wwme.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. , “Pray Always,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenter, $235 single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 30

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Our Tangles Journey,” Dawna Petersen, presenter, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $55 per person includes lunch and Zentangle kit. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Praying with the Mystics, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $40 per person, registration deadline April 25. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

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