January 10, 2020

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

January 11

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Teen Volunteer Opportunity, ages 12-18, sharing time and talent with retired Providence sisters, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (first of several teen volunteer opportunities through April 2020). Registration and parent/guardian waver: www.spsmw.org/event/teen-volunteer-opportunity/all  Information: Providence Sister Joni Luna, 361-500-9505, jluna@spsmw.org.

January 12

Sisters of St. Benedict Ferdinand, Evansville House, 2529 E. Walnut St., Evansville (Evansville Diocese), Sundaes with the Sisters. receive input on discernment, visit and meet with the sisters, noon-2 p.m. CT. Information: vocations@thedome.org, 812-367-1411. 

January 14

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Act justly, Love tenderly, Walk humbly” Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

January 16

St. Joseph Parish, 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.

January 17

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Executive Director of Gennesaret Free Clinics Theresa Patterson presenting Gennesaret Free Clinics: A Rich History, A Bright Future, Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $15 members, $21 non-members. Register by noon on Jan. 16. Information and registration: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

January 18

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Ethiopian and Eritrean Christmas Mass celebrated in the Ge’ez Rite, Father Eyassu Debessay from the Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat celebrating, 10 a.m. with reception to follow. Information: Samson Gebray, akbe_g@yahoo.com, 317-869-5230.

January 26

St. Matthew School, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Open House for Prospective Families, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Information or to request a packet: 317-251-3997, dsmock@saintmatt.org.

February 1

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Teen Volunteer Opportunity, ages 12-18, sharing time and talent with retired Providence sisters, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration and parent/guardian waiver: www.spsmw.org/event/teen-volunteer-opportunity/all  Information: Providence Sister Joni Luna, 361-500-9505, jluna@spsmw.org.

John Paul II Parish, St. Paul Chapel, 216 Schellers Ave., Sellersburg. First Saturday Marian Devotion, 8 a.m. rosary, meditation, prayer; 8:30 a.m. Mass with confessions prior. Information: 812-246-3522.

February 5

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.

February 7

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father Robert Hankee presiding, optional tour of center to follow. Information: 317-829-6800, www.womenscarecenter.org.

February 9

Sisters of St. Benedict Ferdinand, Louisville House, 512 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville (Louisville Archdiocese). Sundaes with the Sisters, receive input on discernment, visit and meet with the sisters, 1-3 p.m. Information: vocations@thedome.org, 812-367-1411. 

February 11

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Act justly, Love tenderly, Walk humbly” Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

February 14-17

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 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: Ryan Sheehy, 866-996-2947m rsheehy@spsmw.org.

February 16

St. Mary Parish Center, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. “Adoption: Let’s Talk About it and How to Promote Adoption over Abortion,” sponsored by Jennings County Pro-Life, viewing of the movie I Lived on Parker Ave, panel discussion, opportunity for questions with adoption agencies, lawyers, mothers who have adopted and mothers who have chosen adoption, 6 p.m. dinner served, free. Information: 812-346-3604, jenningscountyprolife@gmail.com.

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General Announcements 

Ethiopian and Eritrean Christmas Mass to be celebrated in the Ge’ez Rite on Jan. 18

An Ethiopian and Eritrean Christmas Mass celebrated in the Ge’ez Rite will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., in Indianapolis, at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18.

Father Eyassu Debessay from the Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat will be the principal celebrant.

A reception will immediately follow.

For additional information, contact Samson Gebray at 317-869-5230 or e-mail akbe_g@yahoo.com.

 

Valentine’s weekend retreat for married couples planned at St. Meinrad on Feb. 14-16

“Together in Christ” is the theme of a Valentine’s weekend retreat for married couples at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., in St. Meinrad, on Feb. 14-16.

In the sacrament of marriage, the couple invites Christ into their married life together. This retreat will offer the opportunity to explore this spiritual reality and offer practical ways to enhance it.

Benedictine Father Noël Mueller will present.

Check-in is from 2-5 p.m. CT on Feb. 14. Vespers begin in the Archabbey Church at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and the conference opening.

The retreat concludes with lunch on Feb. 16. All times are Central Time.

The cost to attend is $425 per couple and includes lodging and meals.

Registration is requested online at www.saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

For additional information, call 812-357-6585, 800-581-6905 or e-mail mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu. †

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Retreats and Programs

January 10

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Painting with the Padre, paint with Franciscan Father Vince Peterson, 6:30-9 p.m., $40 includes all painting supplies and assorted cheeses, bring your own beverage. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets, 812-923-8817.  

January 11

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Coffee with the Mystics, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, 10 a.m.-noon, $10, register by Jan 10. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, includes breakfast and lunch, room to use throughout the day, access to common areas and grounds. Depending on availability, overnight stay costs additional $28, $9 cold plate dinner when available. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 14

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Coffee with the Mystics, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10, register by Jan. 11. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 16

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 17-19

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. “The Necessity for Exorcists” Weekend Retreat, led by archdiocesan exorcist Father Vincent Lampert, Fri. 5 p.m.- Sun. noon, $50 includes lunch and dinner on Saturday, overnight accommodations and breakfasts available for additional cost. Information and registration:  www.motheroftheredeemer.com/retreats, 812- 825-4642, ext. 1, motheroftheredeemerfarm@gmail.com.

February 1

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Our Own Stories—Story Telling Workshop, with off-Broadway actor Barbara Smith benefiting the Beacon of Hope Crisis Center, 2-4:30 p.m., $50 includes dessert bar. Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

February 4, 11 and 18

Providence Hall, Large Parlor, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. God at the Coffee House, for ages 19-39, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, 7-9 p.m., free, coffee and snacks provided. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 5, February 6

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art to Lift your Spirit!, choose between 9:30 a.m. first Wednesday of the month or 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz presenting, $30 membership fee to join group, $5 per session after. Contact Jeanne Frost, 812-535-2952 to request a brochure. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Joan of Arc: A Saint for Our Time, Providence Associate April Boyle presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying with Technology, discover ways technology can enhance the spiritual journey, 6:30-8 p.m., Christy Wesselman presenting, $25. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

February 9

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sundays at the Woods: Tea Tasting, taste tea and learn about the art of brewing, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, $10 includes tea and crumpets, register by Feb. 4. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 14-16

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

February 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, includes breakfast and lunch, room to use throughout the day, access to common areas and grounds. Depending on availability, overnight stay costs additional $28, $9 cold plate dinner when available. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 20

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 26

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. From the Desert to the Garden: Keeping Watch with Jesus, Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom presenting, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $50 includes lunch. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581.

February 28-29

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Women’s Retreat: Siblings in Scripture and in Our Own Families, Judy Ribar presenting, 6:30 p.m. check-in Friday through conclusion of 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, $100 includes accommodations and two meals. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets, 812-923-8817.  

March 5, March 6

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art to Lift your Spirit!, choose between 9:30 a.m. first Wednesday of the month or 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz presenting, $30 membership fee to join group, $5 per session after. Contact Jeanne Frost, 812-535-2952 to request a brochure. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, includes breakfast and lunch, room to use throughout the day, access to common areas and grounds. Depending on availability, overnight stay costs additional $28, $9 cold plate dinner when available. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 13-15

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

March 17-19

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Healing Anger Through Forgiveness, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 19

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 21

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Coffee with the Mystics, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, 10 a.m.-noon, $10, register by March 18. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 24

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Coffee with the Mystics, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10, register by March 21. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 27-29

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 3-5

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

April 16

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

May 21

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

June 18

Providence Hall, Havlick Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Memory Café, 2-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month, for those living with moderate dementia, caregivers and friends, Katie Harish presenting, freewill offering. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

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