February 15, 2013

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February 15

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Putting ALL Children First,” Fred Klipsch, Chairman, Klipsch Group Inc., presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Fr. Conen Hall, 4644 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $7 dinner ($6 if age 65+) includes: one entrée (baked fish, hand battered fried fish, pizza or grilled cheese) , two sides, French fries, biscuit w/ apple butter, iced tea or lemonade; $4.00 dinner includes pizza or grilled cheese, French fries and one side. Children 2 years and under are free. Contact church office at 317-546-4065.

St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 535 East Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. 10th Annual St. Mark’s Men’s Club Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., English-style fish and chips dinner, adults $8, seniors $6, kids $4. Information: tgrbarrett@lilly.com.

February 16

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Father Jeremy Gries, celebrant, 8:30 a.m., followed by rosary outside abortion clinic and Benediction at church. Information: Archdiocesan Office for Pro-Life Ministry, 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Parish Life Center, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Office of Pro-Life Ministry and St. Michael the Archangel Parish, “Living the Gospel of Life: A Challenge to American Catholics,” 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-633-1794 or peggygeis@att.net.

St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. St. Thomas More Women’s Club Chili/Hot Dog Supper, 6 p.m. Information: 317-831-4142 or mshea@stm-church.org.

February 17

Catholic Community of Richmond, 701 N. “A” St., Richmond. Charismatic prayer group, 7 p.m. Information: dicksoncorp@parallax.ws.

February 18

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Upper Room, 10655 Haverstick Road, Carmel. Right to Life, speaker Kris Bussick, Founder of O’Connor House, 7:30 p.m. All invited. Information: Kathy Stadler at 317-844-0262 or Kathy.Stadler@gmail.com.

February 18-March 25

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Office of Family Ministries, “Seasons of Hope-Bereavement Support Group,” six-week sessions, 1-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-357-8352 or pclegg@littleflowerparish.org.

Holy Spirit Parish, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Office of Family Ministries, “Seasons of Hope-Bereavement Support Group,” six-week sessions, 7-9 p.m. Information: 317-777-5377 or mbhess43@gmail.com.

February 19

St. Monica Parish, Parish Life Center, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Catholic Adult Fellowship, studying Vatican II document on Lay Apostolate, 7-8:30 p.m. Information or directions: 317-410-4870 or CatholicAdultFellowship.org.

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. “The New Roman Missal: One Year Later,” Father Pat Beidelman, Director of Liturgy of the Archdiocesan Office of Worship and Vice Rector of Bishop Simon Bruté Seminary, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-787-8246.

February 20

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

St. Luke Catholic Church, Fr. Courtney Room, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Lenten Speaker Series, Kenneth Howell speaks on Pope Benedict XVI and the Crisis of Christianity in Western Culture, 7 p.m., preceded by 5:30 Mass and then soup supper. Information: 317-259-4373, ext. 256 or dcarollo@stluke.org.

February 21

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

St. Pius X Parish, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis. Lenten program, “Stages of Faith,” Deacon Rick Wagner, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-466-3369 or spxparish.org.

February 23

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Rosary procession, following 12:10 p.m. Mass, pray and process through the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Information: faithful.citizen2016@gmail.com.

Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. 24th Annual social to support educational programs, $70 per person. Information: 812-933-0737 or lamping@oldenburgacademy.org.

February 24-26

St. Mary Church, 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. Lenten Parish Mission, Father John Judie, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 812-923-5419 or stmarysnavilleton.com.

March 1

St. Mary Church, 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. Concert, “I Thirst,” Tatiana, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 812-923-5419 or stmarysnavilleton.com.

March 2

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Concert series, “Young Musicians Concert,” 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353 ext. 237, or bminut_stb@yahoo.com.

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General Announcements

Lecture at Cardinal Ritter House commemorates 50th anniversary of Second Vatican Council

The Cardinal Ritter Birthplace Foundation is sponsoring a free lecture and Irish Coffee commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council at 7 p.m. on March 14 in the Community Room at the Cardinal Ritter House, 1218 Oak Street, New Albany.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Timothy P. O’Malley, director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame in northern Indiana.

O’Malley will present “Liturgical Renewal Today: Re-considering Sacrosanctum Concilium.” The lecture will incorporate discussion about Cardinal Ritter’s role in the Second Vatican Council.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to view current renovations on the Ritter Museum space within the building.

While the event is free and open to the public, reservations are requested by March 8. To make reservations or for more information, call Indiana Landmarks at 812-284-4534.


International renowned singer Tatiana offers free musical drama March 1 and 3

Tatiana, an internationally renowned Croatian singer, will perform a musical drama entitled “I Thirst—the Crucifixion Story” at two area churches.

The March 1 event will be held at St. Mary Church, 7500 Navilleton Road, in Floyds Knobs at 7 p.m. For more information, call 812-923-5419 or e-mail StMaryNavilleton@insightbb.com.

The March 3 event will be held at St. Patrick Church, 1000 N. Beckley Station Road in Louisville, Ky., at 5 p.m. For more information, call 502-719-0362 or e-mail TGrove@StPatrick-Lou.org.

Tatiana is a Croatian singing sensation who discovered a deeper meaning and value of life after walking away from the glamor, fame and riches of superstardom.

Her sister, actress and singer Sanya Mateyas, will join Tatiana at the performance. Mateyas sang with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Tatiana’s husband, Matthew, produces the drama.

Both performances are free of charge, although good will offerings will be accepted.


Saint Meinrad will host Black History Lecture on February 26

Benedictine Father Cyprian Davis, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and professor emeritus of Church history, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad.

His talk, “No One Can Walk Alone: A Memoir for African-American Month,” will be at 7 p.m. Central Standard Time on Feb. 26 in St. Bede Theater.

One of Father Cyprian’s major projects, his 1990 publication The History of Black Catholics in the United States, resulted from his search through the documents and stories of African-American Catholics.

In collaboration with others, he wrote or edited many other notable publications, such as Taking Down Our Harps: Black Catholics in the United States and Stamped with the Image of God: African Americans as God’s Image in Black.

In recent months, Father Cyprian has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Catholic Historical Association and the Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indiana Historical Society.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available at St. Bede Hall and in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher at (812) 357-6501.


Parish Lenten speaker series to begin on Feb. 20

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., in Indianapolis, will host its 13th annual Lenten speaker series, titled “Spaghetti and Spirituality,” on Feb. 20 through March 13.

Prior to dinner and each week’s presentation, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for adoration following the conclusion of the traditional Latin Mass at noon. Another Mass, celebrated in English, will start at 5:45 p.m.

A light, meatless pasta dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. at Msgr. Priori Hall. Each presentation will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m. and ordinarily concludes by 8:30 p.m.

On Feb. 20, Joseph Pearce will give a presentation titled “The Catholicism of The Hobbit,” discussing the Catholic aspects of the novel by J.R.R. Tolkein. Pearce, who has written several books on English Catholic authors of the 19th and 20th centuries, is writer-in-residence and a fellow at St. Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, N.H.

On Feb. 27, Dan Spencer will speak on “Predators in Your Home: Parenting the Internet Generation.” Spencer is executive director of the National Fellowship of Catholic Men and a co-founder of the Catholic Business Network.

Father Michael Magiera, associate pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, will speak on March 6 on “The Role of Music in the Divine Liturgy.”

To conclude this year’s “Spaghetti and Spirituality,” Father Daniel Mahan, a priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis who serves as executive director of the Marian University Center for Catholic Stewardship at Marian University in Indianapolis, will give a presentation on March 13 titled “The New Evangelization: Our Challenge for the Year of Faith.”

(Those interested in attending any of the presentations are asked to call Holy Rosary Parish at 317-636-4478 by no later than 5 p.m. on the Monday prior to each program. Reservations can also be made for individual “Spaghetti and Spirituality” sessions by logging on to http://kofcsantorosario.org/ss.htm. )


Sisters of Providence Women in Leadership luncheon is March 6

The Sisters of Providence Women in Leadership luncheon and program will be at noon on March 6 in Owens Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

The keynote speaker is Nancy Hines from Avon. She is co-founder of Ova’coming Together, an ovarian cancer research and support organization. She is a national speaker on breast and ovarian cancers as well as health and wellness issues. She has overcome many obstacles in her own life, including cancer.

A tour of the grounds will be available after the program.

Please RSVP by Feb. 20. Contact Kerry Scott at 812-535-2800 or by e-mail at kscott@spsmw.org, or Dave Cox at 812-535-2810 or by e-mail at dcox@spsmw.org.

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Retreats and Programs

February 15-17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retreat, “Forgiveness: It Has Nothing to do with the Offender.” Information: 317-545-7681 or archindy.org/fatima.

February 16

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Michaela Farm, Oldenburg. “From the Farm to Your Table,” Chris Merkel, presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, dining room, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk: All is Sacred,” Franciscan Sister Sharonlu Sheridan, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

February 20

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Visio Divina: Lenten Series,” Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $30, per session or $25 per session if registered and paid in advance for all five sessions. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 22-24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Office of Family Ministries, “Retrouvaille weekend: A Lifeline for Marriages.” Information: 317-489-6811 or retroindy.com, or register online at register@retroindy.com.

February 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Fatima and the Benedict Inn, “F.B.I. Lent: Reconciliation—A Holistic Approach to Peace,” Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage, presenter, Mass, 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner 6:30 p.m., presentation and discussion, 7-9 p.m., $30 per person, includes dinner. Information: 317-545-7681 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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