February 3, 2017

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The Coming Month

February 3

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, 6:30 a.m. Mass, 7:15-8:30 a.m. breakfast at Lincoln Square Pancake House, 2330 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

Most Holy Name of Jesus Church, 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. Monica Church, 6161 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis. Serra Club, Mass for Vocations, 8 a.m., with St. Monica students, coffee and donuts to follow. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Movie Night, 6:30-9 p.m., $5 includes movie, popcorn and refreshments. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 4

St. Jude Parish, gymnasium, 5353 McFarland Dr., Indianapolis. Alumni Celebration, after 5 p.m. Mass, live music, free beer and wine. Information: 317-784-6828.

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

Terre Haute Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute; 8:45 a.m. car pool from St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, to Bloomington Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., arriving 10:15 a.m.; return to St. Patrick Parish around noon. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060, mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Chickens 101: Cluck-A-Palooza!, learn the basics of keeping a flock of chickens, 1-4 p.m., $25, registration deadline Jan. 30. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or events.sistersofprovidence.org.

February 7

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. Senior Discount Day, every Tuesday, seniors get 30 percent off clothing, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., ministry supports Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry and Changing Lives Forever program. Information: 317-687-8260.

February 11

Intercultural Pastoral Institute, 4838 Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. National Black Catholic Congress Day of Reflection, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Intercultural Ministry, 9 a.m., a day of prayer for the Church, especially the African and African-American community, free will offering. Register and information: 317-236-1474 or pspringer@archindy.org.

Holy Rosary Parish, Priori Hall, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. St. Paul Street Evangelization Training Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $20 includes lunch and materials. Information: 317-224-6820 or SPindyevents@gmail.com. Registration: goo.gl/kbQrYf.

February 11-18

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Eight-Day Festival of Prayer, spiritual events and activities celebrating the feast days of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette. Information: 317-356-7291 or parishsecretary@ollindy.org.

February 12

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 1 p.m. Information:  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 13-April 6

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E 46th St., Indianapolis. “The Blood of the Lamb” Bible Study, offered eight weeks on Mon. 7 p.m., Wed. 12:45 p.m. and Thurs. 7 p.m., $15 for book. Information: Sandra Hartlieb, 317-372-5925 or shartlieb@saintlawrence.net.

February 14

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Praying for Peace in the World and in Our Hearts,” 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

February 15

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

February 16

St. Joseph Church, 1401 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 www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

February 18

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave, Beech Grove, Fourth Annual “Souper Bowl,” 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $20 per person or $35 per couple, includes lunch, dessert, beverage and keepsake hand-crafted pottery soup bowl, craft demonstrations and crafts for purchase. Register by Feb. 8. Registration and information:  www.benedictine.com.

St. Thomas Aquinas, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. “The Racial Divide in our Country and Church”, His Excellency the Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville, IL presenting, 8 p.m.. Information: James Trippi, jamesatrippi@gmail.com.

February 18-20

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Used Book Sale sponsored by Linden Leaf Gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., books not pre-priced but donations accepted. Information: 812-535-2932 or lindenleafgifts@spsmw.org.

February 18

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Young Musicians Concert, featuring young adult, high school and college musicians of the parish, 7 p.m., free. Information: log on to www.saintbartholomew.org and click on Music Ministry then Concert Series.

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 20

Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club Dinner Meeting, Fathers James Brockmeier and Matt Tucci speaking, 6-8 p.m., $15. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

February 25

1899 Experience Venue, 164 Steeples Blvd., Indianapolis.  Hearts and Hand of Indiana Trivia Night, optional 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis; event venue doors open 5:30 p.m., trivia 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35 per person includes trivia, beer and food, must be 21, prizes awarded to winning trivia team. Information, registration:  Amanda Langferman, 317-353-3769 or alangferman@heartsandhandsindy.org.

The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, St. Luke the Evangelist Parish pastor Msgr. Joseph F. Schaedel presenting, $40 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, 7-9:30 p.m., register by Feb. 18. Registration: www.stluke.org. Information: 317-259-4373.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Bread Baking: Sourdough, bread-baking basics, 1-5 p.m., $45, registration deadline Feb. 17. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Mark Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Purdue Handbell Choir Concert, classical to jazz, 1 p.m., freewill offering. Information: 317-840-8949 or christine@kenosiscenter.com.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 801 W. Main St., Richmond. Chocolate Fest and Auction, social and fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., $15 per person advance tickets only. Information and tickets: 765-977-9704 or karen.ruhl@comcast.net.

February 26

St. Luke Catholic Church, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. 40 Days for Life Campaign Kick-Off Rally, keynote speaker Msgr. Joseph Schaedel, 3-4:30 p.m. Information: 317-407-6884 or sherly@goangels.org.

March 1

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 1-April 9

Planned Parenthood, 8590 Georgetown Rd., Indianapolis. 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil, 40 days of peaceful, prayerful vigil outside Planned Parenthood, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Register for prayer time slot: www.40daysindy.org. Information: 317-407-6881 or Sheryl@goangels.org.

March 3

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, 6:30 a.m. Mass, 7:15-8:30 a.m. breakfast at Lincoln Square Pancake House, 2330 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club, Mass for Vocations, 8 a.m., with St. Lawrence students, coffee and donuts to follow. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

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. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, fish, fries, slaw and drink, 5-7 p.m., adults $8, seniors $6, $4 children. Desserts available for $1. Information: 317-771-5909, a.coltman@sbcglobal.net.

March 4

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

Terre Haute Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute; 8:45 a.m. car pool from St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, to Bloomington Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., arriving 10:15 a.m.; return to St. Patrick Parish around noon. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060, mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

March 5

St. Louis Church, 17 E. St. Louis Place, Batesville. Royal Ball and Pirate Cove Fundraiser, activities, crafts, dancing, games and snacks, 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m., $10. Tickets: www.triforcemissionteam.com. Information: 812-212-9477 or cwesseler@st.louisschool.com.

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General Announcements 

Sisters of St. Benedict to host ‘Souper Bowl’ event on Feb. 18, register by Feb. 8

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery invite all to enjoy lunch and a craft-in-action show at the monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Artisans will demonstrate rosary-making, crocheting, woodworking, pottery, card-making, weaving and more. Items will be available for purchase by cash, check or credit card.

Soup will be served for lunch in hand-crafted bowls that attendees get to choose and keep.

All proceeds support the ministries of the Sisters of St. Benedict.

The cost is $20 per person or $35 per couple, which includes lunch, a beverage and dessert.

Registration is required by Feb. 8. Register online at www.benedictine.com, or send name, address, e-mail, number attending and payment to Sr. Mary Luke, O.S.B., Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, IN 46107.

 

Bishop Braxton to speak on racial divide at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Feb. 18

Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Ill., will speak on “The Racial Divide in our Country and Church” at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., in Indianapolis, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Bishop Braxton, an African-American, is the author of such pastoral letters as “The Catholic Church and the Black Lives Matters Movement,” and “The Racial Divide in the United States: A Reflection for the World Day of Peace.”

The event will explore past and present steps to justice, reconciliation and harmony.

Bishop Braxton will also preside at the parish’s 10:30 a.m. Mass on Feb. 19, and will take part in a forum at Marian University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, 3200 Cold Spring Road, in Indianapolis, at 2:30 p.m. later that day.

All events are free, and open to the public. For more information, log onto www.staindy.org/church.

 

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish offers ‘8-day Festival of Prayer’ in honor of two feasts

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Indianapolis is offering its annual “8-day Festival of Prayer” at its church, 5333 E. Washington St., in Indianapolis, on Feb. 11-18. The festival commemorates the feasts of Our Lady of Lourdes on Feb. 11 and St. Bernadette, the seer of Our Lady of Lourdes, on Feb. 18.

The events are as follows:

  • Feb. 11: Mass for Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, singing by the University of Indianapolis choir, 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 12: Mass with anointing of the sick, 10 a.m.
  • Feb. 13: Sacred music concert, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 14: Rosary at 5:45 p.m., followed by Mass with Valentine’s Day blessing for couples at 6 p.m.
  • Feb. 15: Explanatory Mass with walk-through of the liturgy’s parts and purposes, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 16: Rosary at 5:45 p.m. followed by Mass at 6 p.m. in the chapel.
  • Feb. 17: Tour of Our Lady of Lourdes School followed by prayer service, 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 18: Mass for Feast of St. Bernadette, 5 p.m.; wine and cheese plus soft drinks and snacks in Bernadette Hall, 6:30 p.m.

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Retreats and Programs

February 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Holiness and the Virtues of Everyday Life, Father Eric Johnson presenting, 7-9 p.m. suggested offering $10 includes light snacks, register by Feb. 2. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 3-4

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Constellation of Relationships, session three of four stand-alone sessions, facilitator Vanessa Hurst, Fri., 7-9:00 p.m., Sat., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $150 includes lodging and meals, $95 commuter fee includes Sat. lunch. Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 4

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Weaving Our Own Family Bread Basket, Franciscan Sister Janet Born, presenting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

February 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality and Prayer Series: Balance of Work, Prayer and Leisure, session two of four stand-alone sessions, facilitator Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session.  Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 9

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seeing The Word—St. John’s Bible-Visio Divina: Baptism of Jesus, session one of two (Feb. 9 and 23), facilitator Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 7-9 p.m., $30 per session.  Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 10-12

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Almost Paradise,” for married couples, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Information and registration: contact Mark and Jill Levine at 317-888-1892, jbradleylevine@msn.com or visit www.wwme.org.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Weekend of Peace for Women, Judy Ribar, facilitator, 7 p.m. Fri.-2 p.m. Sun., $150 includes dinner and lunches, breakfast available, register by Feb. 3 at mountsaintfrancis.org/registration. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

February 12

St. Nicholas Church, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. St. Nicholas Valentine’s Breakfast, sausage, pancakes, sausage and gravy, scrambled eggs, pastries and fruit, 7:30 a.m.-noon, free will offering. Information: 812-623-2964.

February 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner.  Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 15

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality and Prayer Series: Spirituality and Hospitality, session three of four stand-alone sessions, facilitator Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session.  Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 17-18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

February 17-19

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Retreat for Busy Catholic Moms, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, Fri. 7 p.m. through Sun. 1:30 p.m. Nursing infants welcome, $225 includes housing and meals, $125 without housing. Registration deadline Feb. 2 for housing, Feb. 13 for commuters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

February 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.

February 22

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality and Prayer Series: Spirituality and Stewardship, session four of four stand-alone sessions, facilitator Benedictine Sister Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 23

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seeing The Word: St. John’s Bible-Visio Divina: Raising of Lazarus, facilitator Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 7-9 p.m., $30. Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 24-26

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Weekend, $150. Information and registration: 317-489-6811or www.retroindy.com.

February 25

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Busy Moms’ Day Out, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, quiet reflection time for busy moms with time for sharing, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, registration deadline Feb. 20. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

March 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner.  Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection and Mass, 8 a.m.-noon, morning of quiet, suggested donation $10 includes light lunch, register by Feb. 28; 1-6:30 p.m. afternoon reflection, Father Jeff Godecker presenting, suggested donation $10 includes light dinner, register by Feb. 28.; 7 p.m. Mass with distribution of ashes, no registration required. Attend one, two or all three. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Tidying Up for Lent: Preparing our Hearts for Easter, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell presenting, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  “I Choose You, Lord!” Day of Reflection, Father John McCaslin and Mary Schaffner presenting, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., $42, includes continental breakfast and lunch buffet, register by March 2. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 4

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Program: Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton, Providence Associate Disciple of Christ Rev. Rebecca Zelensky and Dr. Will Hine presenting, 9:30-11 a.m,, $45 includes book. Registration deadline Feb. 27. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

March 7

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for the Common Home, week one of 5 (March 14, 21, 28 and April 4), Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore  presenting, 7-9 p.m., $30 per session or $140 for all. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Finding God in Lent (an “FBI” program: Faith Building Institutions), Father Keith Hosey presenting, 5:30-9 p.m., $35 includes dinner buffet, register by March 7. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 9-12

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Praying the Psalms in the Office,” for secretaries and parish administrators, Benedictine Father Jeremy King presenting, $350 single, $515 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 10-12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Going the Extra Mile-Embracing Sacrificial Love, Fri. 7 p.m. thru noon Sun., Father Jim Farrell presenting. $185 single, $305 per married couple, includes meals, lodging and program. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or ww.archindy.org/fatima.

March 13

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.

March 14

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Day of Reflection for Women Ministers, Providence Sister Paula Damiano and Providence Associate Disciple of Christ Rev. Rebecca Zelensky presenting, 2-8 p.m., quiet reflection, prayer and input with Taizé prayer to conclude the day, all faith traditions welcome, $25 includes dinner, registration March 7. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for the Common Home, week two of five (March 21, 28 and April 4), Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore  presenting, 7-9 p.m., $30 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 16-April 6

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten Series on Matthew’s Gospel, four Thursdays, Franciscan Sister Barbara Leonhard, presenting, 6:30-8:00 p.m., $15 per session; $55 for all. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 17-19

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Contemplative Living,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 18

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Program: Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton, Providence Associate Disciple of Christ Rev. Rebecca Zelensky and Dr. Will Hine presenting, 9:30-11 a.m,, $45 includes book. Registration deadline Feb. 27 Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

March 21

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for the Common Home, week three of five (March 28 and April 4), Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore  presenting, 7-9 p.m., $30 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 24-26

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “I am With You Always, Even to the End of the World: The Sacraments of the Church,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Celebrating Forgiveness, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, 7 p.m. Fri. through noon Sun., $185 single, $305 per married couple, includes meals, lodging and program. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Women of Faith, Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati President Shakila Ahmad, presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45, $65 with CEUs, includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Lenten Journey Retreat, Benedictine Sister Antoinette Purcell and Dede Swinehart presenting, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $55 includes lunch. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 28

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for the Common Home, week four five (April 4), Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9 p.m., $30 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 31-April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Live Joyfully! Come and See” Weekend Retreat, single women ages 18-42 are invited to learn more about the community and becoming a Sister of Providence, Fri. 7 p.m. through Sun. 2 p.m.   

Information and registration: 8 12-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/

April 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Women’s Day: Women of Courage, Franciscan Sisters Barbara Leonard and Ann Vonder Muelen and Jane Schaefer presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Praying with Hildegard of Bingen, Teresa of Avila and Catherine of Siena, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline March 27. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

April 2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Tending Your Grieving Heart,” for parents grieving the loss of a child, Sister of Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 4:30-8:15 p.m., free, registration required by March 31. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or ww.archindy.org/fatima.

April 4

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for the Common Home, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore  presenting, 7-9 p.m., $30.  Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Humor as a Christian Value: Humor in Human Life, week one of four (April 11, 18 and 25), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session or $90 for all. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 7-8

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Preparing for Holy Week, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, Fri. 7 p.m. through Sat. 5 p.m., $200 includes meals and housing, $150 commuters. Registration deadline March 23 for housing, March 31 for commuters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

April 7-9

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Celebrating the Paschal Mystery,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html, Marcia.johnson@archindy.org or 317-545-7681, ext. 107.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Sacred Rhythms of Prayer, Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner and Patty Moore presenting, 7 p.m. Sat.,-10:30 a.m. Sun., $200 per person; bring a friend - $175 per person. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 8

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Program: Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton, Providence Associate Disciple of Christ Rev. Rebecca Zelensky and Dr. Will Hine presenting, 9:30-11 a.m,, $45 includes book. Registration deadline Feb. 27. Information and registration: 8 12-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

April 9-13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Holy Week of Silent Days and Nights, 4:30 p.m. Sun. through 4 p.m. Thurs., $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of commons area, additional $37 includes overnight stay and light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or ww.archindy.org/fatima.

April 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Humor as a Christian Value: The Relationship of Religion and Humor, week two of four (April 18 and 25), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 12-16

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Holy Week Retreat,” Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $465 single, $735 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 13-16

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Triduum Retreat, 4:30 p.m. Thurs.-1 p.m. Sun., $325 includes room and meal. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

April 18

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Humor as a Christian Value: Humor as a Religious Tool, week three of four (April 25), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 18-20

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “How long, O Lord?” Benedictine Father Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 25

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Humor as a Christian Value: Humor as a Gift of the Holy Spirit, Benedictine Father Matthias presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

April 28-30

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Praying with the Gospel of Luke,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Information and registration: contact Mark and Jill Levine at 317-888-1892 or visit www.wwme.org.

April 29

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Teaching Your Child/Grandchild to Pray, Franciscan Sister Patricia Zureick , presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

May 4

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Women of So Many Names: Mary, Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home, Providence Sisters Jan Craven presenting, 9:30 a.m. or 6:30-8 p.m., $10. Registration deadline May 1. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or https://spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

May 5-6

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

May 5-7

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “The Church in the Modern World,” Benedictine Father Adriane Burke, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 9

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

May 9-11

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “St. Gregory the Great and Monastic Wisdom,” Benedictine Father Luke Waugh, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 19-21

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, “Fruits of the Catholic Faith” Benedictine Novice Timothy Herrmann, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html, Marcia.johnson@archindy.org or 317-545-7681, ext. 107.

May 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner.  Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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