February 17, 2017

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

February 17

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Heidi Smith, Director of Refugee Services for Catholic Charities of Indianapolis presenting, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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 Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. “The Racial Divide in our Country and Church,” by Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Ill., 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 23

Lumen Christi Catholic School, 580 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Open House for Grades PreK-12, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-632-3174, jadams@lumenchristischool.org.

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, “Giving up Your Spouse for Lent,” 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. 20. 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 the Evangelist 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 Parish, 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.

Kokomo High School, 2501 S. Berkley Road, Kokomo, Ind. Indiana Holy Family Catholic Conference: “He Saved Me Because He Delighted in Me,” 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., $25 teens and singles, $50 married couple/family of two, $75 family, includes lunch. Information and registration: 765-865-9964, www.holyfamilyconference.org.

St. Vincent de Paul School, 1723 I St., Bedford. Fifth Annual Becky’s Place Mardi Gras Shelterbration, dinner, live auction and music, $40 per person, $320 a table. Information: parish@svsbedford.org or 812-275-6539.

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, Assembly Hall, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Seventh Annual Reverse Raffle, benefiting the Crisis Office, doors open 6 p.m., buffet available 6:30 p.m., reverse raffle 7:30pm. Information and tickets: 317-592-4072, www.helpcreatehope.org.

February 26

St. Luke the Evangelist 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.

February 26-28

St. Matthew the Apostle Church, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Word, Worship and Works of Mercy” Parish Mission, Thomas Smith, president of the Augustine Institute presenting, 7-8:15 p.m. each evening, no charge. Information: 317-257-4297 or pwitt@saintmatt.org.    

March 1

Archbishop Edward T. 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 Facility, 8590 Georgetown Road, 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 St. St., 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 St., 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 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. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Charismatic Renewal Praise and Mass, praise and worship 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

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

St. Matthew Parish gymnasium, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, all you can eat fish or shrimp, pizza, chowder, pasta and mac and cheese, prices vary, 5-8 p.m. Information: 317-257-4297 or tjerger@sbcglobal.net.

March 4

East Central High School Performing Arts Center, 1 Trojan Rd, St. Leon. E6 Catholic Men’s Conference, featured speakers Patrick Madrid, Dr. Ray Guarendi, Anthony Munoz and Fr. Jonathan Meyer, Mass, confession, adoration and benediction, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., doors open at 7:30 a.m., $45 per person ($50 at the door), $35 for groups of 10 or more, $15 for high school and college students, clergy and religious free, includes lunch. Information and registration: www.e6catholicmensconference.com, contact@e6catholicmensconference.com or 812-576-4302.

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.

Knights of Columbus, 2100 E. 71st St, Indianapolis. Fund Raiser, helping finance Christ the King parishioner Eric Dessauer in representing the US in the World Dwarf Games in Canada, 6 p.m., $25 includes food and drink. Information: David Dessauer, 317-640-0585, dessauer.david@gmail.com

March 5

St. Louis Parish, 17 E. St. Louis Pl., 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.org.

March 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.

March 8

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish cafeteria, 7575 Holiday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Suppers and Speaker Series, week one of five, (March 15, 22, 29 and April 5), author Beth Leonard speaking on “Got Mercy? Don’t Leave Lent Without it!,” 5:30 p.m. Mass, 6 p.m. soup supper, 7 p.m. speaker. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org, 317-259-4373.

March 10

St. Matthew Parish gymnasium, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, all you can eat fish or shrimp, pizza, chowder, pasta and mac and cheese, prices vary, 5-8 p.m. Information: 317-257-4297 or tjerger@sbcglobal.net.

March 10-12

Carmel High School Dale E. Graham Auditorium, 520 E. Main St., Carmel. “The Cross and the Light,” international critically acclaimed musical and video surround experience of Christ’s Passion, Resurrection and the coming of the Holy Spirit, sponsored by Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 7 p.m. Fri., Sat., Sun.; 2 p.m. Sat., Sun., $20. Tickets: www.crossandlight.com/tickets. Information: 317-407-1281 or tctl2017@gmail.com.

March 11

St. Monica Parish, St. Augustine Room., 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. “Marriage in Focus” Marriage Enrichment, for engaged and married couples, Tom and Marcy Renken presenting, 5 p.m. Mass (optional), 6:30-9 p.m. pitch-in dinner and speakers, free will offering. Register at marriageinfocus@gmail.com (include dish you will be bringing). Information: 317-293-2193.

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Disability Awareness Mass and Reception, 5:30 p.m. Mass followed by reception in Schafer Hall. Information: Dan O’Brien, dobrien@obrienins-services.com. 

March 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.

March 14

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

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.

March 15

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

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish cafeteria, 7575 Holiday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Suppers and Speaker Series, week two of five, (March 22, 29 and April 5), Mike McCoy, president of Mike McCoy Ministries, speaking on “Decisions Determine our Destiny,” 5:30 p.m. Mass, 6 p.m. soup supper, 7 p.m. speaker. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org, 317-259-4373. 

March 16

Cardinal Ritter House Community Room, 1218 Oak St., New Albany. Fifth Annual Lecture and Irish Coffee, Kyle Kramer, executive director of the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center in Louisville, featured speaker, 7 p.m., free. Register by March 13. Information and registration: 812-284-4534 or gsekula@indianalandmarks.org.

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.

March 18

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.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Center, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Planning a Funeral, Father Michael Hoyt, Ruth Buening and Joanna Feltz presenting, 9-11:30 a.m., no charge. Registration required: www.saingmichaelindy.org. Information: 317-926-7359.

March 19

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Evening Prayer for Families, 5-6 p.m., freewill offerings accepted, register by March 17. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

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General Announcements 

Lenten program to focus on Merton’s last book; registration deadline is Feb. 27

The Sisters of Providence will offer a Lenten program based on Contemplative Prayer, the final book written by Trappist Father Thomas Merton, at Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence Road, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, from 9:30-11 a.m. on March 4, 18 and April 8.

The program will be facilitated by two Providence Associates—Disciples of Christ Rev. Rebecca Zelensky and Rev. Dr. William Hine.

Merton was a monk based in Kentucky. He published more than 70 books which delved into spirituality, social justice and quiet pacifism.

Cost to attend the program is $45, which includes the book. The registration deadline is Feb. 27.

To register or for more information, log onto Events.SistersofProvidence.org, call 812-535-2952 or email jfrost@spsmw.org.

 

Movie about Medjugorje to be shown on March 7 at Glendale Theater in Indy

Back by popular demand, Apparition Hill, a movie about Medjugorje, will be shown again at Glendale Theater, 6102 N. Rural St., in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on March 7.

The movie features two atheists, one believer, a mother struggling with cancer, a man diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a struggling addict and a woman questioning her faith as they search for answers to life’s big questions on Apparition Hill in Mejugorje, in Bosnia-Herzogovina, where apparitions of the Blessed Mother have been reported to be seen by six visionaries sporadically since 1981.

The event is sponsored by Carmel, Ind.-based Tekton Ministries, which not only organizes pilgrimages around the world, but also serves as the public relations and marketing arm of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land, which operates holy sites in the region.

Tickets are a suggested $10 donation each to cover theater rental and a licensing fee.

Ticket purchase in advance is recommended. To do so, or for more information, log onto www.tektonministries.org/apparition-hill or call 317-574-4191.

 

The Cross and the Light performances in Carmel, Ind., on March 10-12

The Cross and the Light, an internationally acclaimed musical production about Christ’s Passion through Pentecost, will be performed at Carmel High School in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium, 520 E. Main St., in Carmel, Ind., in the Diocese of Lafayette, on March 10-12.

Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. on March 10, 7 p.m. on March 11, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on March 12. Tickets vary in price, starting at $20.

Part of the proceeds from this production will be directed toward the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

The performance is recommended for ages 8 and older.

To order tickets, log onto www.crossandlight.com/tickets. For more information, log onto www.crossandlight.com. †

 

Providence Associate application process is open through May 31

If you are looking to enhance your spirituality, consider a deeper relationship with the Sisters of Providence by becoming a Providence Associate.

Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in St. Mary-of-the-Woods are women and men of faith, ages 18 years and older, who share their own unique gifts and talents with others while walking with the Sisters of Providence. There are currently 250 Providence Associates.

Accepted applicants attend an orientation in October, then spend a year meeting one-on-one on a regular basis with a Sister of Providence or a Providence Associate companion. During the meetings, the candidate-associates and their companions learn and share about Providence spirituality.

For more information, contact Deb Dillow at 317-250-3294, e-mail ddillow@spsmw.org or log onto ProvidenceAssociates.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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 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 with 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 with 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 17-18

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Mining the Dark for Healing God: Writing about Difficult Relationships, Providence Associate Liza Hyatt and Norbert Krapf presenting, Fri. 6 p.m. through Sat. 4 p.m., $200 includes meals and housing, $150 commuters. Registration deadline March 2 for housing, March 10 for commuters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

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 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 with 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 with 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 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 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.

June 2-3

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.

June 13

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

June 16-22

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 Father Martin Erspamer and Passionist Brother Michael Moran, presenters, $650 single, $950 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

June 23-25

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.

June 26

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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