June 5, 2009

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The Coming Week

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 LumenDei@sbcglobal.net.

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.

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 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 powerhouselax@aol.com

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 10

Scecina Memorial High School, gymnasium, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Indiana High School boys and girls All-Star basketball teams appearance, 6 p.m., $5 admission for family or group of four, $1 for each extra person. Information: 317-356-6377.

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.

June 14

Marian College, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Right to Life of Indianapolis, “Sunday Night Run,” 5-8 p.m. Information: 317-582-1526 or sundaynightrun@gmail.com

St. Rita Church, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “Gospel Fest,” 4 p.m. Information: 317-632-9349.

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General Announcements

Parishes to sponsor Corpus Christi processions

On the weekend of June 13-14, the Church will celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, which is also known by its traditional Latin name of “Corpus Christi.”

In the past, the observation of the feast has often included outdoor eucharistic processions.

The following Corpus Christi processions at parishes in the archdiocese have been reported to The Criterion.

June 13

  • St. Joseph Parish, 1875 S. County Road 700 W., North Vernon—Corpus Christi Sunday, Mass and procession, 6 p.m. Information: 812-346-4783.

June 14

  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis—Corpus Christi Sunday, Latin Mass and indoor procession, 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-636-4478.
  • St. Anne Church, 4570 County Road 150 East, North Vernon—Corpus Christi Sunday, Mass and procession, 10:30 a.m. Information: 812-346-4783.
  • St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive E., Indianapolis—Corpus Christi Sunday, Vespers and procession, 4 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373.
  • St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 4613 S. Old Michigan Road, Holton—Corpus Christi Sunday, Vespers, procession and pitch-in dinner, 6 p.m. Information: 812-689-4244.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 “I” St., Bedford—Corpus Christi procession, Mass, 10:30 a.m., procession following Mass. Information: 812-275-6539 or parish@svsbedford.org.


Mount St. Francis to sponsor novena to St. Anthony of Padua

The Conventual Franciscan friars of the Our Lady of Consolation Province, based at Mount St. Francis in the New Albany Deanery, will hold nightly novena prayer services in honor of St. Anthony of Padua from June 5-13.

The prayer services will begin at 7 p.m. and include eucharistic adoration, novena prayers, a homily, Benediction and a blessing with a relic of St. Anthony.

The final evening of the novena will include a Mass for the feast of St. Anthony.

Conventual Franciscan Father Juniper Cummings will preach during the novena.

For more information, call Mount St. Francis at 812-923-8444 or 812-923-8817.


Master’s Chorale of Central Indiana schedules auditions during June and July

The Master’s Chorale of Central Indiana, an all-volunteer Catholic Choir, is looking for new members to help bring beautiful, sacred choral music to central Indiana.

The choir will hold auditions for new members by appointment during June and July.

Regular rehearsals start at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the St. Pius X Council of the Knights of Columbus, 2100 E. 71st St., in Indianapolis. The Knights of Columbus Hall is located just east of North Keystone Avenue.

All interested singers should contact Diana Spiegel at 317-271-2788 or by e-mail at dlspiegel@gmail.com to schedule an audition.

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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 benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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 spirituality@thedome.org.

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 benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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 benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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 MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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 MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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 spasotti@archindy.org.

July 10-17

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

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