April 1, 2016

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

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.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Bicycle blessing, 10 a.m. Information: 812-535-2952.

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.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Divine Mercy Service, 3 p.m., Divine Mercy Chaplet, adoration, Divine Praises, Benediction.

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.

April 6

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 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race: A Century of Global Impact,” Mark Miles, presenter, 6 p.m. Information: maple@marian.edu or 317-955-6775.

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.

April 7-8

Mary, Queen of Peace Church, 1005 West Main Street, Danville. Rummage Sale, sponsored by the Women’s Club. Information: Anna Wray, awray@mqpdanville.org or 317-745-4284.

April 9

Holy Name Parish Life Center, 21 N. 16th St., Beech Grove. Holy Name Altar Society Rummage Sale, linens, knick-knacks, clothes, electronics, dishes, jewelry and more, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., proceeds benefit school and church.

April 10

St. Malachy School Gym, 7410 N. 1000 East, Brownsburg. St. Malachy Altar Society Fundraiser Bingo, all prizes are Longaberger products, drinks and snacks available for purchase, $10 for bingo, $20 for bundle package. Information: 317-268-4238 or altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

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.

April 11

Marian University, the Exchange in Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Library, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Jobs, not Jails,” IndyCAN Community Organizer Rev. Juard Barnes facilitating, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

April 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop Inn-spired, gift shop sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581.

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, Mass 11 a.m. in the chapel, followed by lunch at the Hermitage. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

April 12-May 17

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Divorce and Beyond, six consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., $30 includes book. Registration: 317-236-1586, 800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or email dvanvelse@archindy.org.

April 14

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center Community Room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Spirituality and Mental Health,” St. Michael the Archangel Parish pastor Father Michael Hoyt presenting, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

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.

April 14-May 19

St. Patrick Parish, 1907 Poplar St., Terre Haute. Catholics Returning Home, six informational and non-coercive sessions held on Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Information: Donna Westrup, 812-232-8518 or donna.westrup@saintpat.org.

April 16

St. Bartholomew School, 1235 Jackson St., Columbus. No Tie Affair fundraiser, samples from local restaurants and breweries, live and silent auctions, games, raffles, cash bar, live music by the Tiptonians, 7-11 p.m., purchase tickets before April 15, $50 before April 1, $60 on or after April 1. Tickets and information: online at stbirish.maestroweb.com/ or email stbirish@maestroweb.com. Information only: 812-379-9353.

Hayes Arboretum Nature Center, 801 Elks Road, Richmond. Seton Catholic Schools “Flying Cardinal 5K Run/Walk,” 9 a.m., $20 per person or $60 per family, official chip timing available, benefits Seton Catholic School’s Home & School group and Athletic Boosters. Information: 765-962-5010 or RTB8923@yahoo.com.

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Bethany Room, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. The Catholic Perspective on the End of Life, led by Jason T. Eberl, PhD, Semler Endowed Chair for Medical Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Marian University, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Information: 317-253-1461.

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.

Bravo Italian Restaurant, 2658 Lake Circle, Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, John and Bev Hansberry, presenters, 7-9:30 p.m., $35 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, registration required by Sept. 30 at www.stluke.org or call 317-259-4373.

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 20

St. Matthew the Apostle Church, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Celebrating the Year of Mercy” Mass and presentation for the deaf, Mass at 5 p.m. in American Sign Language by Father Mike Depcik of Detroit, followed by dinner and presentation, $20. Registration: archindy.org/deaf. Information: Erin Jeffries, 800-382-9836, ext. 1448, 317-236-1448 or ejeffries@archindy.org.

Marian University, West Dining Hall, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Discussion Series on Laudato ’Si Part 6,” 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, Michael A. Evans Center, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Mercy and Franciscan Charism,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Leon Hard presenting, 3 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.

April 21

The Galt House Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 140 N. 4th St., Louisville, Ky. St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities “Giving Hope, Changing Lives” Gala, silent and live auctions, dinner, Spirit of Hope Awards presented, doors open 6 p.m., no charge, reservations requested,

Marian University, Starbucks in Alumni Hall, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “The Poetry of the Spirit,” assistant English professor Dave Shumate facilitating, readings of selected faith-related poems, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

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.

April 22

The Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel, Ind. Light in the City Annual Dinner and Auction, benefiting Lumen Christi Catholic School, director and actor Rik Swartzwelder will speak about transforming the culture, 6 p.m., $75 per person or $550 for table of eight. Information: 317-632-3174 or smithmollie@mac.com.

St. Michael Church, 11400 Farmers Lane N.E., Greenville. Germanfest Dinner Dance, catered by Schnitzelbank Restaurant, music by Rheingold Band, 6-10 p.m., $22 per person, advanced tickets only, must be 21 to attend.  Tickets: Pattie at 812-734-5590, Nadine at 812-472-3931, or Jean at 812-364-6559.

Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian, Carmel. Light in the City Dinner and Fundraiser for Lumen Christi Catholic School, keynote address by Rik Swartzwelder, 6 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, dinner and keynote 7-10 p.m., $75 per person or $550 for table of eight. Registration: lumenchristischool.org or contact Mollie Smith at smithmollie@mac.com. Monetary or auction donations: Sheryl Dye, 317-407-6881.

April 23

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Intercultural Awards Banquet, keynote address by archdiocesan chancellor Mickey Lentz, 6:30 p.m. Information: Gloria Guillen, 317-236-1443, 800-382-9836 ext. 1443, or gguillen@archindy.org.

Reid Health, Lingle Auditorium, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond. Catholic Women United “Spring Style Show,” luncheon and style show, 11 a.m., $20 per person, proceeds go to purchase communion wine and bread, reservation required by April 18. Information and reservations: Marcia Holliday, 765-966-5783, ohdmarcia@frontier.com.

Knights of Columbus, 1040 N. Post Road, Indianapolis. Knights of Columbus Auxiliary Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., indoors. Information: 317-356-9941.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, Family Life Center, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Hearts for Haiti Garage Sale Fundraiser, clothing, toys, home décor, glassware, tools, lawn and garden items, bikes, more, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., proceeds support children and families of St. Georges Parish in Bassin-Bleu, Haiti. Information: 317-888-2861 or olghearts4haiti@gmail.com.

April 24

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Disabilities Awareness Mass, 11:45 a.m., reception following, all are welcome. Information: 317-787-8246.

April 25

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center Community Room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Faith and Idea Series: “Ministry to and Pastoral Care for LGBTQ Youth and Emerging Adults in the Catholic Church,” associate professor of pastoral theology and ministry Art Canales presenting, concentrating on ministry to and pastoral care for LGBTQ emerging adults and providing recommendations for encouraging ministerial programs and activities, and offering pastoral and pedagogical strategies for emerging adults to implement on Catholic and Franciscan college campuses. Noon, free. Information: 317-955-6136 or troberts@marian.edu.

April 27

Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Mass for Vocations, sponsored by Serra Club, 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

April 29

Holy Angels Academy, 12201 Old Henry Road, Louisville, Ky. (Archdiocese of Louisville). Sister Elise Benefit with Father Larry Richards, author, EWTN host, producer of apologetics CDs and DVDs, founder of The Reason for Our Hope Fdn. and Divine Mercy Encounter Retreat Program, with invocation by USCCB president Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Archdiocese of Louisville, social hour and raffles 5:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., $35 adults, $25 Alumni, $25 students, reservation required by April 19. Send check made out to Holy Angels Academy to above address with name, address, phone number and number attending plus optional additional donation for school. Information: 502-254-9440 or www.holyangelslouisville.com

Seton High School, 233 S. 5th St., Richmond. Richmond Catholic Community Spring Festival, craft bazaar and vintage market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.;  beer and wine garden, 2-10 p.m.; carnival games, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Mass, 5 p.m.; hog roast, $10/plate, 6-8 p.m.;  Endless Summer band, 7-10 p.m.

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General Announcements 

Intercultural Ministry Awards Banquet set for April 23 in Indianapolis

The second Intercultural Ministry Awards Banquet, hosted by the archdiocesan Office of Intercultural Ministry, will take place at the Knights of Columbus McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware St., in Indianapolis, from 6-9 p.m. on April 23.

Three Catholics will be recognized for their contributions to intercultural efforts in the archdiocese: Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage, Marlon Alfonso and Guadalupe Pimentel. Archdiocesan chancellor Annette “Mickey” Lentz will offer the keynote address.

Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is $50 per person, and a cash bar will be available.

The deadline to register is April 11. Registration is available online at www.archindy.org/multicultural, or by calling the Intercultural Ministry Office at 317-236-1443 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1443.

 

Mass for Vocations set for April 17 at Our Lady of the Greenwood Church

The archdiocesan Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations will celebrate a special World Day of Prayer for Vocations Mass at Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., in Greenwood, at 6 p.m. on April 17.

Men and women representing many different vocations will come together to celebrate all vocations, and several priests from the archdiocese will concelebrate the Mass.

A reception will follow the Mass, allowing for an opportunity to talk with priests and religious, and learn more about their personal vocation.

All are invited to attend. No registration is required.

 

April 23 retreat focuses on ‘Grieving Gracefully … Into a Future Full of Hope’

The Sisters of Providence will offer a “Grieving Gracefully … Into a Future Full of Hope” retreat at Providence Spirituality and Conference Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 1 Providence Way, from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on April 23.

The goal of the retreat is to help those who are going through the grieving process. The retreat will be facilitated by Providence Sister Connie Kramer, who has more than 40 years of experience in ministry dealing with those who are grieving or have grieved.

The retreat will be conducted in a group setting, where hope and healing await for those willing to share their sacred grief journey with their God and with one another. A primary focus will be on understanding and embracing the process of grief.

Cost to attend the retreat is $40, and the registration deadline is April 18.

Register online at Events.SistersofProvidence.org, or by calling 812-535-2952 or e-mailing jfrost@spsmw.org.

 

St. Patrick Parish in Terre Haute offering Catholics Returning Home program on April 14-May 19

All inactive Catholics are invited to a Catholics Returning Home program at St. Patrick Parish, 1907 Poplar St., in Terre Haute, for six Thursday evening sessions from 7-8:30 p.m. from April 14 through May 19.

The sessions, which are informal and non-coercive, are conducted in a support-group format with team members who themselves are Catholics who have returned to the Church.

The sessions are free of charge.

For more information or to register, contact Donna Wenstrup at 812-232-8518 or Donna.wenstrup@saintpat.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. Life and Death Matters, presented by Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz, Drs. Christine Zainer and Paul Byrne, and Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate Father Elias Mills, registration deadline April 13, call for cost details. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 200, or marianoasis@bluemarble.net.

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.

May 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “Singing the Gospel-Day by Day!,” Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 6-7

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Heart of Wisdom,” Benedictine Sisters Angela Jarboe and Cathy Anne Lepore, Nora Pritchett and Sandra Hartlieb, facilitators, $150 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

May 6-8

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Monastic Life as it is Lived Today,” Benedictine Father Barnabas Gillespie, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent self-guided days, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

May 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Visio Divina, session four, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, facilitator, 7-9 p.m., $20 per session. 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.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Saint Theodore Lecture Series, 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.

May 13-14

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Hall Activity Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art Journaling, and Art Journaling Retreat, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $100 per person, registration deadline May 9. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

May 13-15

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Women’s Retreat: “Dare to be an Instrument of Mercy,” Margarita Armendariz, presenter, $170 for single room with full bed, $150 for shared room with two twin beds, $95 for commuters, includes Mass. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

May 16

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.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, White Violet Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monday with Mary, Providence Sister Jan Craven, presenter, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $25 per person includes lunch, registration deadline May 11. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

May 19

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.

May 20-22

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 presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, White Violet Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “The Song of My Heart: Love Cannot be Silenced,” Providence Sister Mary Montgomery and St. Joseph Sister Kathy Sherman presenting, 7 p.m. May 20-1:30 p.m. May 22, $200, registration deadline May 13. Registration and information:  Events.SistersofProvidence.org, 812-535-2952 or jfrost@spsmw.org.

May 22

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.

May 25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session four, 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.

June 8

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.

June 10-12

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, North Campus Lodge, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. A Family Faith Retreat, $400 per family up to four persons, $75 for each additional person, registration deadline June 6. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

June 16

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.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Garden Treasures with Women of the Bible,” Benedictine Sister Cathy Anne Lepore, facilitator, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $50 per person includes lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

June 17-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Image as a Window to the Spiritual: An Artist’s Six-Day Hands-on workshop and Retreat,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer and Passionist Brother Michael Moran, presenters, $650 single, $950 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 19-25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Week long silent retreat, “Community Monastic Retreat: Monasticism and Nonviolence-Growing in Love and Freedom,” Benedictine Sister Anne McCarthy, facilitator. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

June 20

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.

June 21-23

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

June 24-26

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.

June 26

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.

June 28-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “The Beatitudes: God’s Logic in a Crazy World,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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