January 31, 2020

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

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 2

St. Louis de Monfort School, 11441 Hague Road, Fishers (Lafayette Diocese). Preschool Open House, for new three and four-year old program, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Information: 317-842-1125, www.sldmfishers.org/about.

February 3

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pottery Classes, every Mon. and Wed., Steven Cheek teaching, $30 per session plus $10 fee at first session for clay and tools, 6-9 p.m. Registration: 404-242-0839.

February 4

St. Christopher Church, Damascus Room, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. Scripture Study on the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, 10 sessions through April 14 (except March 17), 7 p.m., all are welcome, $50 payable in installments. Information: Lois Jansen, mlj@gmail.com, 317-241-6314.

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

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. First Friday Devotion to the Sacred Heart, following 11:45 a.m. Mass, prayer, reflection and lunch, registration not required, freewill offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org , 812-923-8817.

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 .

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 p.m., sacrament of Reconciliation available. Information: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org .

February 8

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, Greenville. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, drink and dessert, $10 adult, $5 ages 4-11, ages 3 and younger free. Information: pattiecampbell1991@gmail.com or 812-734-5590.

St. Rose of Lima Church, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Screening of “The Story of Eva” documentary about Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, with discussion facilitated by Jessica Chapman from WFYI Indianapolis, doors open 9 a.m., presentation 9:30 a.m.-noon, free and open to the public. Information: Eileen Paige, epaige@stroselions.net, 317-738-3929, www.thestoryofeva.com.

Our Lady of the Greenwood, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Celebrate Romance Dinner and Dance, sponsored by the Celebrate Marriage Ministry, doors open 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., $50 per couple or $180 for table of four couples, beer and wine available with purchase of $5 wristband, business to formal attire, register by Feb. 2. Registration and information:  bit.ly/2Nbkd5s (case sensitive), 317-489-1557, olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “Draw Me Close to You” Prayer Breakfast, Father Jude Naiwaga speaking, entertainment by St. Rita Liturgical Dance Ministry and Choir, 10 a.m., $10 adults, $5 children 13 and younger payable at the door. Information: 317-632-9349, stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

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

February 9

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Haiti Prayer Service, in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas’ 30th anniversary of twinning relationship with St. Jean Marie Vianney Church in Belle-Riviére, Haiti, 4 p.m. Information: 317-253-1461.

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.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Marriage Day Mass and Celebration, for all married couples in the archdiocese, 2 p.m. Mass, Msgr. William Stumpf celebrant, reception with light refreshments and music to follow at Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center across the street, free, hosted by archdiocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life. Registration required by Feb. 3: www.archindy.org/weddingcelebrations. Information: Keri Carroll, kcarroll@archindy.org, 317-236-1521.

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 13 – May 21

St. Theodore Guérin Catholic High School, 15300 Gray Road, Noblesville (Lafayette Diocese). “The Third Option” for Hurting Marriages, 14 sessions, 7 p.m. Thursdays, $5 per person per session. Registration preferred: thirdoptioncarmel@gmail.com; 317-324-8446. Information: www.carmelthirdoption.org.

February 14-16

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Black History Month Youth Revival, Fri. 7 p.m. “Recipe for Revival”; Sat. 7 p.m. “Revival or Regret?”; Sun. 11 a.m. “No Revival Without the Spirit of Prayer,” receptions to follow on Fri. and Sat., meal served on Sun., archdiocesan youth interested in presenting contact Anita Bardo, anita.bardo@sbcglogal.net, 317-313-6207, registration not required to attend, all are welcome, freewill offering. Information: contact Anita Bardo as listed above.

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 15

Knights of Columbus Council #1461, 624 Delaware Road, Batesville. Celebration of Love Dinner and Dance sponsored by St. Louis Parish, with message and blessing from Archbishop Charles C. Thompson, 5:30-11 p.m., $20 per person, registration required by Feb. 1. Registration and information: 812-934-3204, mwachsmann@st.louisschool.org.

February 16

St. Mary Parish Center, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. “Adoption: Let’s Talk About it” 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 .

February 17

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Marion County Superior Court Judge David Certo presenting on Blessed are the Peacemakers: Practicing My Faith in the Courtroom, Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $15 members, $21 non-members. Register by noon on Feb. 16. Information and registration: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

February 19

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

February 20

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.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

February 22

East Central High School Performing Arts Center, 1 Trojan Road A, St. Leon. E6 Catholic Men’s Conference: Putting on the Armor of God, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., speakers, adoration, confession, Mass, ages 26 and older $40 for pre-registration or $55 for walk-in, ages 16-25 $25 for pre-registration or $30 for walk-in, clergy and religious free, includes lunch and materials, free parking. Information and registration: www.e6catholicmensconference.com.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Baking Sourdough Breads, presented by Candace Minster, 1-5 p.m., $45, register by Feb. 15. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 23

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Rite of Election, 2 p.m. Information: Christina Tuley, ctuley@archindy.org, 317-236-1483.

February 24

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. “Christus Vivit”: Implications of Ministry Today and Beyond, Paul Jarzembowski, author and USCCB assistant director for laity, marriage, family life and youth presenting, co-sponsored by several archdiocesan offices, for youth ministers, directors of religious education and college campus ministers, $30 fee accessed through archdiocesan parish assessment, includes lunch. Registration: bit.ly/30L5vrj (case sensitive). Information: Emily Mastronicola, emastronicola@archindy.org ,  317-592-4006.

February 28

St. Matthew School Gymnasium, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Fish Fry, all-you-can-eat breaded fish, breaded and grilled shrimp, cheese pizza, clam chowder, fettuccine alfredo, macaroni and cheese, 5-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-257-4297, spines@saintmatt.org.

February 29

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Church, 5719 Saint Marys Road, Floyds Knobs. Rite of Election, 10:30 a.m. Information: Christina Tuley, ctuley@archindy.org, 317-236-1483.

March 1

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Rite of Election, 2 p.m. Information: Christina Tuley, ctuley@archindy.org, 317-236-1483.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Rite of Election, 6 p.m. Information: Christina Tuley, ctuley@archindy.org, 317-236-1483.

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General Announcements 

Annual used book sale at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods set for Feb. 14-17

A used book sale will be held at Linden Leaf Books at Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb. 14-17.

Book categories include hardbacks, paperbacks, spirituality, Bibles, novels, history, children’s books, gardening, health and crafting.

On Feb. 16, local author Joni Wolf will be available from 1:30-4 p.m. to sell and autograph copies of her book, The Immanuel Quilt.

Items are not pre-priced. Rather, donations will be accepted. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Sisters of Providence’s mission and ministries.

To learn more, call 812-535-2948 or e-mail lindenleafgifts@spsmw.org.

 

Adoption presentation and panel discussion scheduled in Jennings County on Feb. 16

“Adoption: Let’s Talk About It” is the theme of a presentation scheduled at

St. Mary Parish Center, 212 Washington St., in North Vernon, on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m.

Sponsored by Jennings County Pro-Life, the evening will feature a viewing of I Lived on Parker Ave., a short film about a woman’s difficult choice, a young couple’s joy at starting a family, and a young adult’s search for his roots.

The event also includes a panel discussion and time for questions with adoption agencies, lawyers, mothers who have adopted and mothers who have chosen adoption. Representatives for the Safe Haven Baby Box will also be in attendance.

The event is free. Reservations are not required; dinner will be served.

For additional information, call the parish office at 812-346-3604, e-mail jenningscountyprolife@gmail.com or visit Jennings County Pro-Life page on Facebook.

 

‘Christus Vivit’ presentation scheduled for Feb. 24 at St. Bartholomew Parish

Paul Jarzembowski, assistant director for laity, marriage, family life and youth for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will present “ ‘Christus Vivit’: Implications for Ministry Today and Beyond” from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation at St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., in Columbus, on Feb. 24.

Check-in with refreshments begins at 8:45 a.m. with a 9 a.m. welcome and opening prayer. The presentation ends at 2:15 p.m. Mass will be offered.

Sponsored by the archdiocesan offices of Youth Ministry; Young Adult and College Campus Ministry; and Catechesis, the presentation is for youth ministers, directors of religious education and college campus ministers.

The cost to attend is $30 per person, with the fee accessed directly to parishes through the archdiocesan assessment. Lunch is included.

Registration is required online at bit.ly/30L5vrj (case sensitive).

For more information, contact Emily Mastronicola at emastronicola@archindy.org or call 317-592-4006.

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Retreats and Programs

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 3

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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 7

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

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 10

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

February 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $40, includes private room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction for additional fee of $30 (must be scheduled in advance). Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581.

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.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter. Information: Ken and Ann Butt, 317-863-5680, www.wwme.org.

February 16  

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality Chapel, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Sabbath Rest at the Mount: Rediscovering Renewal and Delight in Our Lives, Praying in the Present Moment, prayer, music, adoration, reflection and journaling, led by Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Peterson and Judy Ribar, noon-3 p.m., free will offering, no meals provided. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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 22

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Date Day for Couples!, Franciscan Father Vincent Peterson presenting, 1-8 p.m., $50 includes dinner, registration required by Feb. 14. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets, 812-923-8817.

February 24

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

February 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Divine Wine and Art with Heart, presented by Hayley Mosson,   5:30 p.m. check-in, 6-9 p.m. program, $45 includes snacks, wine and painting supplies, limited to 20 attendees. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

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 27

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Springtime Scripture, Thursdays through April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven and team presenting, freewill offering. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten Series: Holy Women Visionaries for Today: Dorothy Day, presented by Anne Buening, first of four (March 5, 12, 19), 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session, $55 for four. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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, registration required by Feb. 21. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets, 812-923-8817.

March 1

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: Feasting on Forgiveness, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, freewill offering. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 2

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

March 2-6

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Proclaim the Word, Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin presenting, $465 single, $735 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 3

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality Series: Moderation, presented by Benedictine Sister Susan Nicole, first of four (March 10, 17, 31), 7-8:30 p.m., $90 for series, $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

March 5

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Springtime Scripture, Thursdays through April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven and team presenting, freewill offering. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten Series: Holy Women Visionaries for Today: Catherine de Houck Doherty, presented by Christy Wesselman, second of four (March 12, 19), 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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 6-8

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. The Mystery of the Cross Lenten Retreat, facilitated by Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner and Patty Moore, prayer, silence, video presentations, discussion, 6:30 p.m. check-in Friday through 1 p.m. Sunday, $250 per person includes lodging and meals. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Preached Lenten Weekend Retreat, led by Father Jeffrey Godecker, 7 p.m. Friday through conclusion of lunch Sunday, Mass available Saturday and Sunday, $200 per person (private room, shared bathroom), $400 per married couple (private room and bathroom), includes five meals and snacks. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 7

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Celebrating Our Struggles Writing Workshop, writing facilitator for Women Writing for (a) Change Kelly Richey presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

March 7-8

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Soul Journey, art therapist Joan Zehnder presenting, 9 a.m. Saturday through 3 p.m. Sunday, $150 includes private room, three meals and materials, registration required by Feb. 28. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets , 812-923-8817.

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.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

March 10

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality Series: Conversion of Heart, presented by Benedictine Sister Cathy Anne Lepore, second of four (March 17, 31), 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $40, includes private room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction for additional fee of $30 (must be scheduled in advance). Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581.

March 12

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Springtime Scripture, Thursdays through April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven and team presenting, freewill offering. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten Series: Holy Women Visionaries for Today: Holy Cross Sister Madeleva Wolff, presented by Anne Buening, third of four (March 19), 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

March 13

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

March 13-15

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Weekend Retreat for Women, Judy Ribar presenting, 7 p.m. check-in Friday through noon Sunday, $175 includes private room, two meals and materials, limited to six attendees, registration required by March 6. Information and registration:  www.mountsaintfrancis.org/event-tickets, 812-923-8817.

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.

Retrouvaille Weekend, for marriages in crisis, with follow-up sessions. Registration and information, including location: www.retrouvaille.org, RetrouIndy@gmail.com, 317-489-6811.

March 15

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality Chapel, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Sabbath Rest at the Mount: Rediscovering Renewal and Delight in Our Lives, Prayer: Turning of the Heart, prayer, music, adoration, reflection and journaling, led by Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Peterson and Judy Ribar, noon-3 p.m., free will offering, no meals provided. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org , 812-923-8817.

March 16

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org , 812-923-8817.

March 17

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality Series: Obedience, presented by Benedictine Sister Kathleen Yeadon, third of four (March 31), 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

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

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Lenten Series: Holy Women Visionaries for Today: Mirabai Starr, presented by Christy Wesselman, 6:30-8 p.m., $15.  Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Springtime Scripture, Thursdays through April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven and team presenting, freewill offering. Registration and information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Weekend Retreat: “On the Way to the Tomb”, facilitated by Father James Farrell, 7 p.m. Friday through conclusion of lunch on Sunday, Saturday is a day of silence from rising until 6 p.m. dinner, Mass available each day, $200 per person (private room, shared bathroom), $400 per married couple (private room and bathroom), includes five meals and snacks. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

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 23

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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 26

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Springtime Scripture, Thursdays through April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven and team presenting, freewill offering. 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.

Providence Hall Community Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Retreat for Busy Moms, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, 6:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday brunch at O’Shaughnessy Hall, $230 includes lodging and meals, $140 without lodging, register by March 12 with lodging, March 20 without. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 28

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Women’s Day: Women of Wisdom, Providence Sister Olga Wittekind keynote, Chris Bruns and Providence Sister Ann Vonder Meulen presenting, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50, 2 for $90, includes lunch.  Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

March 30

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, Cupertino Room, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mondays at the Mount Scripture Study, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., registration not required, free will offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

March 31

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality: Good Zeal, presented by Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

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