May 29, 2009

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The Coming Week

May 29

Saddlebrook Golf Club, 5516 Arabian Run, Indianapolis. Fourth annual Catholic Business Exchange golf outing, Mass, 6:30 a.m., breakfast, shotgun start 8:30 a.m., lunch, $85 per person. Register:

May 29-31

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. “Summerfest,” Fri. 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 3 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., rides, games, food, entertainment. Information: 317-357-8352.

May 30

Pike Performing Arts Center, 6701 N. Zionsville Road, Indianapolis. St. Monica Parish and Knights of Columbus, Christian rock concert, Ceili Rain, 7-10 p.m., $7 per person. Information: 317-733-1950.

May 31

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal, Mass for Pentecost Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Information:

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “Mary–and the Mystery of Pentecost,” Benedictine Brother Christian Raab, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or e-mail

MKVS, Divine Mercy and Glorious Cross Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, noon, on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, groups of 10 pray the new Marian Way, 1 p.m., Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant. Information: 812-689-3551.

June 1

Cathedral High School, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Drama Camp,” June 15-26, $150 per student, registration deadline June 1. Information: 317-968-7344 or

June 3

St. Mary Parish, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced, new members welcome, 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-370-1189.

June 4

Plum Creek Country Club, 12338 Medalist Parkway, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Right to Life of Indianapolis, 10th annual “Respect Life Charity Golf Tournament,” 10:30 a.m. registration, lunch, 12:15 p.m. shotgun start, Florida scramble, $150 per player. Information:

June 4-6

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Parish festival,5 p.m.-midnight, rides, games, entertainment, food. Information: 317-826-6000, ext. 3.

June 4-7

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. “Summer Festival,” Thurs. 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Italian dinner, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, fish fry, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m.-midnight, pork chop dinner, 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Sun. noon-9 p.m., fried chicken dinner, noon-3 p.m., rides, games, food. Information: 317-888-2861, ext. 236.

June 5

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei meeting, Mass, 6:30 a.m., Mass, breakfast and program at Priori Hall, Michael Hurst, program director for Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP), presenter, $20 per person. Information: 317-919-5316 or e-mail

St. Francis Hospital, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. Couple to Couple League, Natural Family Planning (NFP), 7-9 p.m. Information: 317-462-2246.

June 5-7

St. Louis School, 17 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Rummage sale, Fri. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., half-price sale noon-4 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $1 bag sale. Information: 812-934-3204.

June 7

Good Shepherd Parish, 1109 E. Cameron St., Indianapolis. 40th anniversary Mass celebrating Father Jeffrey Godecker’s anniversary of ordination, 11 a.m. Information: 317-783-3158.

June 8-12

Wyandotte School, 3575 E. 79th St., Indianapolis. Bishop Chatard High School, instructional youth Lacrosse Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, $100 per camper. Information: 317-508-3180 or

June 9

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, guest day picnic, noon. Information: 317-885-5098.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Pro-life Mass, 7 p.m., discussion on pro-life matters following Mass. Information: 812-623-8007.

June 11

Marian College, Allison Mansion, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Catholic Charities Indianapolis Holy Family Shelter, wine and cheese event, $35 per person, 6 p.m. Information: 317-592-4072.

June 12-13

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. 26th annual “Italian Street Festival,” Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Italian foods, music, rides, religious procession. Information: 317-636-4478.

June 12-14

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. “International Festival,” Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 5 p.m.-10 p.m., food, games, rides. Information: 317-291-7014, ext. 27.

St. Anthony Parish, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. “Summer Festival,” food, trash-to-treasures sale, games, Thurs. 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Information: 317-636-4828.

June 13

St. Roch Parish, Family Center, 3603 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Single Seniors, meeting, 1 p.m., age 50 and over. Information: 317-784-4207.

St. Ambrose Parish and Our Lady of Providence Parish, 325 S. Chestnut St., Seymour. “St. Ambrose Kermesse,” food festival, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Information: 812-522-5304.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2322 N. 13½ St., Terre Haute. Parish auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-466-1231.

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General Announcements

Hand-painted religious icons are on display at Providence Center

Religious icons hand-painted by three Sisters of Providence are on display at the Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

The icons on display were created by Providence Sisters Marilyn Therese Lipps, Marianne McGriffin and Mary Lou Ruck. The sisters are not trained artists, but they were able to develop their skills through the guidance of other Sisters of Providence.

Icons have been used for centuries, and refer to images of holy subjects painted on wood.

The painting and veneration of icons is an ancient tradition, well-developed by the third century A.D., tested by the iconoclastic controversies of the eighth and ninth centuries, then brought to full flower in the Byzantine age and later in the Orthodox Christian Churches of Eastern Europe.

The artistic tradition was developed to communicate theological truths to the faithful and provide in pictures what sacred Scripture provides in words.

Rich in symbolism and meaning, icons attempt to give us a window into the divine rather than a realistic portrayal of earthly scenes. The icons depict religious symbols that help tell a story. Several layers of paint are used to develop each image.

Prayer cards printed with the icons are available in The Gift Shop at the Providence Center.

The icons are available for viewing from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The Gift Shop hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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Retreats and Programs

June 8-10

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seventh annual garden retreat, “How Does Your Garden Grow?,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $45 per person per session, includes lunch, space limited, reservations due May 18. Information: 317-788-7581 or

June 13-20

Monastery Immaculate Conception, Kordes Center, 841 E. 14th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “Centering Prayer Retreat: Intensive and Post-Intensive.” Information: 812-367-1411 or

June 16

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Introduction to the Enneagram,” St. Joseph Sister Wanda Wetli, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $50 per person includes lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Woman Talk: Life Lessons for Women by Women” series, “Woman Talk: To Your Health,” 6:30-9 p.m., $25 includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or

June 19-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Retreat, “The Lost Saint: St. Anthony of Padua,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

June 20

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Michaela Farm, Oldenburg. “100th Anniversary Barn Celebration.” Information: 812-933-6437.

June 23-25

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbols in the Spiritual Life,” Benedictine Brothers Silas Henderson and Martin Erspamer, presenters. Information: 800-581-6905 or

July 7

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent non-guided retreat, “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

July 10-17

Monastery Immaculate Conception, Kordes Center, 841 E. 14th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “Directed Retreat.” Information: 812-367-1411 or

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