March 17, 2017

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The Coming Month

March 17

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, University of Indianapolis Associate Professor of Finance Dr. Matthew Will, presenting, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood, Clarksville. Men’s Club Fish Fry, baked or fried fish, oysters and shrimp, 5-7:30 p.m., adults $7.50-$9.50, children $3-$5. Information: b.morra@stanthony-clarksville.org.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, dinners, sandwiches and sides, dine-in, carry out or delivery, assorted prices, noon-6 p.m. Information: 317-536-1047 or stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

St. Bridget of Ireland, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Lenten Fish Fry, fish, potato wedges, hush puppies, slaw, dessert and drink, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $10. Information: 765-825-8578.

St. Patrick Parish, School Basement, 950 Prospect St., Indianapolis. International Dinner, traditional and sea food, Irish and Latin music, 6 p.m. bi-lingual Mass, 7-9 p.m. dinner, $8 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Information:  www.stpatrickindy.org or 317-631-5824

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 Mass or Service, Father Michael Hoyt, Ruth Buening and Joanna Feltz presenting, 9-11:30 a.m., no charge. Registration required: www.saintmichaelindy.org or by phone: 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.

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. St. Joseph’s Table Luncheon, hosted by the Indiana Historical Society and the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana, 12:30 p.m. exhibits open, 1 p.m. buffet and program, performance by the Indianapolis Opera, 3 p.m. conclusion, $30 per person, $240 reserved table of eight. Reservations by March 16 to Kimberly Rohl at 317-233-5658 or krohl@indianahistory.org.

March 21

Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Room 105, Marian University, 3200 Cold Springs Road, Indianapolis. 8th Annual Lead from the Heart Professional Ethics Lecture, Steven Ivy presenting on “Developing Professional Integrity: Where Three Primary Ways Intersect,” 5:30 p.m. refreshments, 6-7:30 p.m. lecture and Q&A, free. Information: 317-955-6176 or bday@marian.edu.

St. Susanna Parish Respect Life Ministry, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. “Stand in the Gap,” Adoration and Holy Hour, for those needing spiritual healing and comfort from the effects of abortion, miscarriage and loss of a child, 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-507-4249 or jayork@ameritech.net.

March 22

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish cafeteria, 7575 Holiday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Suppers and Speaker Series, week three of five, (March 29 and April 5), Father Pat Beidelman, archdiocesan executive director of the Secretariat for Worship and Evangelization, speaking on “The Way We Pray: The Jewish Roots of Our Worship of God,” 5:30 p.m. Mass, 6 p.m. soup supper, 7 p.m. speaker. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org, 317-259-4373.

March 23

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Single-Serve Cooking, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $35, registration deadline March 16. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Roch Parish, 3600 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. “Molly’s Story,” Women’s Club Banquet and Speaker, Carol Cassetty presenting, 5:30 p.m., $25 per person, purchase by March 15. Information: Marcy Baker, 317-652-7131 or armcy@aol.com.

March 24

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

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, dinners, sandwiches and sides, dine-in, carry out or delivery, assorted prices, noon-6 p.m. Information: 317-536-1047 or stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Men’s Club Fish Fry and Pizza Dinner, benefiting St. Anthony School, a Notre Dame Ace Academy, 5:30-8 p.m., $8 per person, $30 per family, beer and wine available. Information: Gary Ahlrichs, ahlrichs@sbcglobal.net.

March 25

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Intermediate Spinning, bring fiber and spinning wheel or use what’s provided, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $125 includes lunch, registration deadline March 19. Information, registration: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

Intercultural Pastoral Institute, 4838 Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. “Catholic Church 101: Whose Job Is It?” Workshop, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Intercultural Ministry, 9 a.m., understanding the role of the laity in the Church, $25 materials fee. Register:  goo.gl/7bHAPu.  Information:  317-236-1443 or ipi@archindy.org.

St. Matthew Church, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Reflection (American Sign Language with voice interpretation), “Mary, Mother of Mercy,” Msgr. Glenn Nelson, Director of Deaf Apostolate in the  Diocese of Rockford, Ill., presenting, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. presentations and lunch, 3-4 p.m., reconciliation, Gospel reading and personal prayer time, $30 per person. Information: Erin Jeffries, 317-236-1448 or ejeffries@archindy.org. Registration: www.archindy.org/deaf.

Valley Grill, 2170 N. 3rd St., Terre Haute. Knights of Columbus Assembly 252 Warriors to Lourdes Luncheon and Fundraiser, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $30 per person, $200, $300 and $500 table sponsorships available. Information: 812-878-2234 or info@thkofc541.com.

March 26

St. Nicholas Parish Hall, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Sausage and Pancake Breakfast benefiting Steubenville Youth Conference fund, 7:30 a.m.-noon, freewill offering. Information: 812-623-2964 or marileeq@yahoo.com.

March 27

Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club Dinner Meeting, archdiocesan director of vocations Father Eric Augenstein speaking, 6-8 p.m., $15. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

March 28

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Monthly Ecumenical Taizé Prayer Service, sung prayers, meditation and readings. 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-926-7359 or rectory@saintmichaelindy.org.

March 29

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish cafeteria, 7575 Holiday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Suppers and Speaker Series, week four of five, (April 5), Ken Ogorek, archdiocesan director of catechesis, speaking on “The Four Poverties: What Are They, Why Do They Matter and How Do We Fight Them?,” 5:30 p.m. Mass, 6 p.m. soup supper, 7 p.m. speaker. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org, 317-259-4373.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood, Clarksville. Lenten Evening of Reflection: Living a Blessed Life through the Beatitudes, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, 6:30 p.m. Information: b.morra@stanthony-clarksville.org.

March 31

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood, Clarksville. Men’s Club Fish Fry, baked or fried fish, oysters and shrimp, 5-7:30 p.m., adults $7.50-$9.50, children $3-$5. Information: b.morra@stanthony-clarksville.org.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, dinners, sandwiches and sides, dine-in, carry out or delivery, assorted prices, noon-6 p.m. Information: 317-536-1047 or stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

April 1

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. Learn to Weave, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $115 includes lunch, registration deadline March 31. Information, registration: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

Pioneer Park, 1101 N. Indianapolis Road, Mooresville. St. Thomas More Parish “Hooray! It’s a Jubilee 5K Walk/Run,” benefiting Churches in Mission, 8 a.m. check in, 9 a.m. start, ages 18 and older $25, ages 6-17 $15, family of four $60, ages 5 and younger free. Register by March 25 at www.stm-church.org. Bring a canned food item. Information: 317-831-4142 or thomasmoremooresville@gmail.com.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th St., Beech Grove. Holy Name of Jesus Altar Society Spring Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Information: 317-784-6860.

April 4

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.

April 5

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.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish cafeteria, 7575 Holiday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Lenten Soup Suppers and Speaker Series, week five, Michael J. Crowther, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Zoological Society, speaking on “St. James, The Parable of the Talents, and Orangutans,” 5:30 p.m. Mass, 6 p.m. soup supper, 7 p.m. speaker. Information: dcarollo@stluke.org, 317-259-4373.

April 6-9

Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council 436, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware, Indianapolis. Les Miserables School Edition, presented by Agape Performing Arts, a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m., $5 children, $10 adults. Information and tickets: www.thelittleboxoffice.com/agape.

April 7

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.

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 children. Desserts available for $1. Information: 317-771-5909, a.coltman@sbcglobal.net.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, dinners, sandwiches and sides, dine-in, carry out or delivery, assorted prices, noon-6 p.m. Information: 317-536-1047 or stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

April 9

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.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Stations of the Cross, 4-5:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 11

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.

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

April 12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  The Light is on for You Again—Sacrament of Reconciliation, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, or www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 13

St. Luke Magnificat Chapel, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. 100th Anniversary of Fatima, holy hour, benediction, rosary and devotions honoring the anniversary of Our Lady of the Rosary, 6 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373 or rmiller@stluke.org.

April 14

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, check web for time. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

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

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Way of the Cross for Justice, 10-11 a.m., free will offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

April 15

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.

Tow Yard Brewing, 501 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Easter Egg 5K benefiting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Indianapolis, 10 a.m., $30 plus $2.50 registration fee ($35 after March 15). Registration:  

goo.gl/4gkl2F. Volunteers needed, contact Darlene Sweeney, 317-924-5769, ext. 238 or darlene.sweeney@svdpindy.org. General race information: fun-races.com/easter/.

April 16

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Easter Brunch, extended menu in the O’Shaughnessy Dining Room includes shrimp cocktail, carved prime rib, cranberry pork loin, desserts and beverages, 9:45 a.m.-2 p.m., adults $23, seniors (55 and older) and military $21, children 5-11 $11.50, age 4 and under free, advance tickets available at 812-535-4285. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

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General Announcements 

Providence Sisters offer monthly Taizé service praying for peace

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite all to their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.

These hour-long services include prayers and music, and time for silence, spoken and silent prayers. Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.

People of all faith traditions are welcome to join in the candle-lit glow of the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

The 2017 schedule for Taizé services is as follows: April 11, May 19, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12.

 

Saint Meinrad art exhibit on lay ministry coincides with March 24 day of reflection

“Words and Images,” an exhibit of collages and poems that reflect on the life of lay ministry, will be on display at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, 200 Hill Drive, in St. Meinrad, on March 23 through April 8.

The traveling exhibit celebrates the 10th anniversary of the U.S. bishops’ document, “Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord.”

The exhibit includes 15 collages, along with a booklet of accompanying poems created by lay ministers. It is designed to draw people into the lives and ministry of lay ecclesial ministers, and to help more people think collectively about the greater good of the Church and its mission.

In conjunction with the exhibit, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will host a day of reflection for lay ministers on March 24. Details on the day of reflection are available at www.saintmeinrad.edu/continuing-formation/a-day-of-reflection.

For library hours, call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311, or visit the Archabbey Library’s website at www.saintmeinrad.edu/library/hours.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Those wishing to view the exhibit may want to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

 

Retreat centers around archdiocese offer Holy Week retreat opportunities

The following retreats in preparation for and during Holy Week will be offered at the following retreat centers in central and southern Indiana:
 

  • 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, Fri. 7 p.m. through Sat. 5 p.m., $200 includes meals and housing, $150 for commuters. Registration deadline March 23 for housing, March 31 for commuters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or 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 www.archindy.org/fatima.
     
  • April 12-16: Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, Holy Week Retreat, $465 single, $735 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.
     
  • April 13-16: Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Triduum Retreat, Thurs. 4:30 p.m. through Sun. 1p.m., $325 includes room and meal. Information and registration: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

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Retreats and Programs

March 17-19

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

March 21

Benedict Inn Retreat & 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

Benedict Inn Retreat & 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.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Women of Faith: Other Traditions, 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 28

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

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Women’s Get-Away: Living what we Pray, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, check-in Fri. after 6 p.m., ends with Vigil Mass on Saturday, $45 for commuter, $80 for single room, $70 per person for shared room, includes meals. Register by March 24. Information and registration at www.mountsaintfrancis.org or call 812-923-8817.

March 31-April 2

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 Catholic women ages 18-42, Fri. 7 p.m. through Sun. 2 p.m. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, 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 with 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, register by March 27. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

April 2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Tending Your Grieving Heart,” for parents and grandparents grieving the loss of a child, 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 www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 4

Benedict Inn Retreat & 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 & 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.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis.  The Chasm Between Faith and Life: Living the Liturgy-becoming Eucharist, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 includes lunch. Information and registration at www.mountsaintfrancis.org or call 812-923-8817.

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

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. The Wisdom of the Second Half of Life women’s retreat, Judy Ribar presenting, 7 p.m. Fri.-2 pm. Sun., $150 includes lunch and dinner on Sat. and lunch on Sun. Information and registration: 812-923-8817, retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org or www.mountsaintfrancis.org.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis.  Living the Way of the Cross, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, 6 p.m Fri.-lunch on Sun., $90 for commuter, $170 for single room, $150 for shared room, includes meals. Register by March 24. Information and registration at www.mountsaintfrancis.org or call 812-923-8817.

April 8

Our Lady of the Apostles Family Center, 2884 N. 700 W., Greenfield. Regnum Christi Women of Indianapolis Lenten Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes lunch and materials. Register by April 2. Information, registration: Renáe Schoening, 317-201-5815 or j.r.schoening@sbcglobal.net.

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 www.archindy.org/fatima.

April 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 presenting, $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: Mark and Jill Levine at 317-888-1892 or 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 Sister 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 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 & 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 & 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.

July 14-16

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “A Weekend with Mary, Our Blessed Mother” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter, $255 single, $425 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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