February 26, 2016

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 
 

The Coming Month

March 4
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 5333 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. University of Notre Dame Handbell and Celebration Choirs Concert, 7:30-8:30 p.m., free but goodwill offerings accepted, fish fry available prior to the concert at 5:30 p.m. in school cafeteria. Information: 317-356-7291.

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.

Northside Knights of Columbus, 2100 E. 71 st St., Indianapolis. Tropical Tribute Fundraiser for Bishop Chatard High School grant, appetizers, live music, beer, wine, proceeds go to Joe and Barb Krier grant for a qualified North Deanery eighth grader to attend Bishop Chatard High School, 7:30-11:30 p.m., $30. Tickets and donations: bishopchatard.thankyou4caring.org/tropical.

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.

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
Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. School Open House, for prospective students and families, 3-5 p.m. Information: 317-860-1000, ext. 121.

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.

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 12:30 p.m., Mass for deceased Guild members at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Bede Theater, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Cross as the Tree of Life: Images and Texts from Christian Tradition,” presented by Notre Dame Professor of Theology Dr. Robin M. Jensen, 7 p.m., free. Information: 812-357-6501.

March 8-9
Catholic Radio Indy 89.1 and 90.9 FM, 8383 Craig St., Ste. 280, Indianapolis. Live “FUNdraising” event, 6:30-9 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m., tune in for live interviews with priests, deacons and other religious, plus local Catholic Radio Indy show hosts; volunteers and donors needed. Information: 317-870-8400.

March 9                                                                                                                                                        
St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Supper and Speakers: “The Holy Land Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” presented by Richard Sontag of Tekton Ministries, Mass 5:30 p.m., soup supper in the cafeteria 6:30-7:15 p.m., speakers 7:15-8:30 p.m. Registration: Sister Diane Carollo, 317-259-4373, ext. 256, or dcarollo@stluke.org.

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 11
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. David Hass concert, 7-8:30 p.m., $10, purchase at events.sistersofprovidence.org, call 812-535-2952, email jfrost@spsmw.org or purchase the evening of the performance. Information:

St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, 10655 Haverstick Road, Carmel, Ind. (Lafayette Diocese). “Living the Year of Mercy,” Dr. Edward Sri presenting two talks: “The Heart of Pope Francis and the Year of Mercy: Five Lessons You Won't Hear in the Media” 7 p.m., “Vibrant Faith in a Secular Culture: Today’s Challenges for Parents, Teachers, Families and the Laity” 8 p.m., free.  

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.

Christian Theological Seminary (CTS), 1000 W. 42 nd St., Indianapolis. Interfaith Voices for the Earth: Our Common Home,” Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin and leaders from the Jewish, Islamic and Baptist faith traditions, 1:30-4:30 p.m., free but $10 suggested donation to offset costs. Registration requested but not required: www.hoosieripl.org/interfaith_voices_for_the_earth. Information: same site as above, or Larry Kleiman, 317-840-6243 or lrkleiman@hoosieripl.org.

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 ??? 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.

Second Presbyterian Church, 7500 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Bread for the World “Survive and Thrive” interfaith workshop, speakers Rebecca Middleton from Alliance to End Hunger and Matt Gross from Bread for the World, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20 through March 6, $25 after, walk-ins welcome. Registration: goo.gl/5l5GNg or call Charlie Gardner, 317-407-9130.

All Saints Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 7536 Church Lane, St. Leon. 5th annual All Saints Parish Spring Craft Show, more than 25 artisans, baked goods, lunch available, free admission, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-576-4302.

March 12-14
Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 12-13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 14, categories include spirituality, bibles, novels, history, children’s books, health and wellness, and more, items not pre-priced but freewill donations accepted. Information: 812-535-2947.

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 13-14
Holy Family Catholic Church, 129 W. Daisy Lane, New Albany. “The Comfort of the Cross” Parish Mission, presented by Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter; March 13, “The Cross,” 7 p.m. in Church sanctuary after 6 p.m. Mass; March 14, one-hour summary of Sunday and Monday talks, noon in the Day Activity Center; March 14, “The Stations,” 7 p.m. in Church sanctuary after 6 p.m. Mass; all welcome, refreshments after each session, RSVP requested but not required to Zachary Mocek, 812-944-8283, ext. 223 or zmocek@holyfamilynewalbandy.org.

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.

Cardinal Ritter House Community Room, 1218 Oak St., New Albany. Lecture and Irish Coffee Night, Black Catholic historian Dr. Cecilia Moore speaking, 7 p.m., free but RSVP requested by March 11 and donations accepted. RSVP: Indiana Landmarks, 812-284-4534 or gsekula@indianalandmarks.org.

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Substance Abuse Ministry (SAM)—“The Effects of Substance Abuse on Adolescent Development,” Fairbanks adolescence counselor Kathy Nelson presenting, 6:30 p.m. Information: Michael Chisley, 317-626-5388; Cindy Stanberry, 317-331-9738; sam@sjoa.org.

March 16
St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Supper and Speakers: “Our Lady of Sorrows,” presented by Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Father James Blount, Mass 5:30 p.m., soup supper in the cafeteria 6:30-7:15 p.m., speakers 7:15-8:30 p.m. Registration: Sister Diane Carollo, 317-259-4373, ext. 256, or dcarollo@stluke.org.

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

Marian University, West Dining Hall, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Discussion Series on Laudato ’Si Part 5,” director of the Center for Organizational Ethics Karen Spear and Semler Endowed Chair for Medical Ethics Jason Eberl facilitating, noon, free, bring or buy lunch. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center Community Room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Eco-Theology: God and Nature,” Bellarmine University assistant theology professor Justin Klassen presenting, 6 p.m., free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

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

Knights of Columbus, 809 E. Main St., New Albany. Lady Knights Meet and Greet, evening of fun, information and Irish soup, 5:30-7 p.m., come any time, $5. Information: Toni Broderick, 502-645-7542.

March 17
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.

March 18
Our Lady of Grace Monastery, side entrance, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., all proceeds go to the Hermitage.

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange Mass, “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty,” national president of the Society of St. Vincent DePaul Sheila K. Gilbert presenter, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Holy Guardian Angels Church, 405 U.S. Highway 52, Cedar Grove. Lenten concert “Come Watch with Me: The Perfect Storm,” walk the Via Dolorosa/Way of the Cross in prayer and meditation with music by Christian singer Mike Davis, 7 p.m., social gathering after concert, free but goodwill offerings accepted. Information: 513-382-3112.
 
March 19
Indianapolis Downtown Marriott, 305 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis. Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, featuring Father James Blount, SOLT, Michelle Faehnle Emily Jaminet, Anthony Mullen and Annie Karto. Check-in 8 a.m., conference 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mass with Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin 11 a.m., Tickets: $50, or $25 for students and religious. Groups of 10 or more: $45. Registration: log on to www.indianacatholicwomen.com, or mail a check and number of attendees to the Marian Center of Indianapolis at P.O. Box 47362, Indianapolis, IN 46247 (checks made out to St. Michael Foundation). Information: 317-888-0873 or mariancntr@aol.com.

Franciscan St. Francis Health education and Support Services Center, 421 N. Emerson Ave., Greenwood. CPR and AED Training, co-sponsored by archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life, designed for ushers and liturgical ministers, 8:30-1 a.m., $10 includes certification and booklet. Registration required by March 14 at secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=d8155f or contact Joni LeBeau at 317-236-1475, 800-382-9836, ext. 1475, or jlebeau@archindy.org.

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.

March 23
Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center Community Room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Showing and Discussing the documentary ‘Poverty, Inc.’,” assistant theology professor Donna Proctor, campus minister of service and social justice Jeanne Hidalgo, and archdiocesan CRS/CCHD director Theresa Chamblee presenting, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

March 25
Annunciation Parish, 19 N. Alabama St., Brazil. St. Ambrose Schola Cantorum Tenebrae Service, candlelit service of Psalms and Scripture for Good Friday, 8 p.m., free. Information: Edward Atkinson at 812-448-1901.

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, noon. Information: 317-574-8898 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

March 28
Marian University, Marian University Theater, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Dr. Patch Adams—Lead from the Heart Professional Ethics Lecture,” founder of Gesundheit Institute and subject of the film “Patch Adams” Dr. Patch Adams speaking, 6 p.m., reception following, free but registration is required at goo.gl/sjFOTi. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

March 30
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Health Ministry Speaker Series: “Bridges of Hope—The Faith Community and the National Alliance on Mental Illness,” Carole Wills of Wellspring Mental Health Ministries presenting, 7-9 p.m., free. Information: Joni LeBeau, 317-236-1475, 800-382-9836, ext. 1475, or jlebeau@archindy.org.

March 31
Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Indianapolis. Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies Speaker Series, “The future of Iraq, Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi, presenter, 6 p.m. Information: maple@marian.edu or 317-955-6775.

April 1
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.

April 2

St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Road, Suite 200, Indianapolis. Introductory Centering Prayer Program, hosted by the Indianapolis Chapter of Contemplative Outreach, 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m., $15, bring sack lunch, snacks and coffee and water will be provided. Information and registration: Mary Kendall, 317-883-0457 or mkendall@iu.edu.

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.

April 3
Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Divine Mercy Service, adoration 2-3 p.m., Divine Mercy program 3 p.m., reception 3:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-2861 or Information: parish office at 317-359-7147, or   Kpjpielsticker@gmail.com.

April 4
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 19 N. Alabama St., Brazil. Mass celebrating 150th anniversary, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin celebrating, 6 p.m., reception will follow the Mass.

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General Announcements 

Adolescent substance abuse discussion set for March 16 at St. Joan of Arc Parish

The substance Abuse Ministry (SAM) of the Indianapolis North Deanery will host a discussion on the effects of substance abuse on adolescent development at St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 Central Ave., in Indianapolis, at 6:30 p.m. on March 15.
The free discussion will be led by Kathy Nelson, a counselor of adolescents at Fairbanks addiction treatment center in Indianapolis.
Time will be allowed for questions, and additional information about substance abuse will be available.
For information, contact Michael Chisley at 317-626-5388, Cindy Stansberry at 317-331-9738, or e-mail sam@sjoa.org. †

 

Bread for the World ‘Letter Workshop’ set for March 12 in Indianapolis

Bread for the World, an organization seeking to eradicate world hunger, is providing an “Offering of Letters Workshop” at Second Presbyterian Church, 7500 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on March 12.
The focus of this year’s offering of letters to Congress is on improving nutrition for mothers and children in some of the poorest parts of the world.
Featured speakers are Rebecca Middleton from Alliance to End Hunger, and Matt Gross from Bread for the World.
For more information and to register, log on to www.eventbrite.com and search for “2016 Bread Offering of Letters Workshop,” or call Charlie Gardner at 317-407-9130.

 

Women’s Only Weekend retreat scheduled for April 8-10 at Camp Rancho Framasa

A Women’s Only Weekend retreat will be offered at Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, in Nashville, from 7:30 p.m. on April 8 to 2 p.m. on April 10.
The retreat offers opportunities to participate in faith workshops, meet with a spiritual director, receive a massage, and do fun camp activities like canoeing, archery, crafts and more. Transportation will also be included for Mass at St. Agnes Church in Nashville.
Participants are free to make their own schedules, keeping the weekend as busy or as slow as needed. There are ample opportunities to be social and to be alone as well.
Participants will sleep in shared heated cabins and dine in the dining hall.
The cost is $180, which includes all meals, snacks, accommodations and all activities. Scholarships are also available.
The registration deadline is April 5, and participants must be ages 21 and older.
To register, log on to www.campranchoframasa.org.
Information is available at that website, as well as by calling 888-988-2839 or e-mailing info@campranchoframasa.org.

 

St. Boniface Parish offering pilgrimage to Germany, Austria and Switzerland

To complete the 150th anniversary of the building of its church, St. Boniface Parish in Fulda is offering a pilgrimage to its sister parish in Fulda, Germany, and other locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on May 30-June 6.
The pilgrimage starts in Lucerne, Switzerland. Stroll around the Old Town, the famous Chapel Bridge, medieval walls and the Lion Monument.
Drive the next day to Innsbruck, Austria, where pilgrims will visit Emperor Maximilian’s Golden Roof, the City Tower and the Imperial Palace before continuing on to Munich, Germany. See the moving figures of the glockenspiel at Marienplatz, followed by dinner at the famous Hofbräuhaus.
Stops the next day include the city of Oberammergau, the city where the Passion Play has been performed since 1634, and a visit to King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle.
Pilgrims will then travel to Rothenburg, one of the most photographed cities in Germany.
The highlight of the pilgrimage is Fulda, Germany, where pilgrims will enjoy the feast day of St. Boniface with Mass at the Cathedral of Hesse, where St. Boniface is buried.
The pilgrimage includes round-trip airfare from Louisville, Ky., lodging, ground transportation, private tours, daily breakfast, three dinners and daily Mass.
The cost is $3,509, but could be decreased with more participants.
Registration is required immediately, with a non-refundable payment due in full.
To register, contact Kathy Moore of Haynie Travel at 812-477-8833, ext. 308, or e-mail her at kmoore@hanietravel.com.

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Retreats and Programs

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 5-6
Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “At Home in the Web of Life,” Providence Sister Ann Sullivan presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on March 5, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. on March 6, $100, registration deadline Feb. 29. Registration: events.SistersofProvidence.org, 812-535-2952 or email jfrost@spsmw.org.

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.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Day of Reflection for Women Ministers, facilitated by Providence Sister Paula Damiano and Rebecca Zelensky, 2-8 p.m., $25 includes supper, register by March 2. Registration: 812-535-2952, jfrost@spsmw.org or online at events.sistersofprovidence.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 12
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “A spiritual and Musical Journey for the Beloved of God” music retreat, David Haas presenting, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $20 includes boxed lunch. Registration and information: events.sistersofprovidence.org, 812-535-2952 or email jfrost@spsmw.org.

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 16
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Saint Theodore Guerin’s Travels and Second Journal, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, noon-1:30 p.m., $12 includes lunch. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, jfrost@spsmw.org, or online at events.sistersofprovidence.org.

March 18
Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8212 Hendricks Road, Bloomington. “Helpful Signposts During Our Lenten Desert Journey,” Father John Hollowell presenter, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35, lunch included. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 1.

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 8-10
CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Women’s Only Weekend, faith workshops, spiritual direction, massages, camp activities, crafts, self-designed schedules, heated cabins, 7:30 p.m. April 8 through 2 p.m. April 10, $180, scholarships available, registration deadline April 5, ages 21 and older. Registration and information:  www.campranchoframasa.org, info@campranchoframasa.org or 888-988-2839.

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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