March 26, 2021

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The Coming Month

April 1

Catholic Charities Indianapolis Crisis Office Virtual Breaking of Bread fundraiser, noon-1 p.m., in response to three times the normal requests during the pandemic, prayer, stories and facility tour. Event link: facebook.com/CatholicCharitiesIndianapolis. Donations: helpcreatehope.org. Information: cbush@archindy.org or 317-236-1411.

April 2

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Knights of Columbus #15712, 523 S. Merrill St., Fortville. Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry, 5 p.m. until supplies last, includes fish sandwich, steak fries, coleslaw, dessert, $10. Information: kofc115712info@gmail.com or 317-485-5102.

April 7

MCL Cafeteria, 5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, 5:30 p.m., Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles—separated, widowed or divorced—age 50 and older, new members welcome, also call about regular Friday night dinner events. Information: 317-796-8605 or 317-243-0777.

April 8

The Third Option virtual marriage crisis/enrichment class, “Childhood Issues and Emotional Baggage,” 7-8 p.m., series offered most Thursdays through May 20, no registration needed, free. Go to carmelthirdoption.org/web,

click on link at top of page. Information: carmelthirdoption.org/web, or Keith Ingram, kingram@aicinvest.com or 317-324-8446.

April 9

St. Barnabas Church, 8300 Rahke Road, Indianapolis. IndyCatholic First Friday Adoration, (held on second Friday in April due to Good Friday), 7 p.m., sponsored by archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, for young adults ages 18-39. Information and updated list of speakers and topics: indycatholic.org/theology-on-tap. Questions: 317-261-3373.

April 14

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

April 15

St. Joseph Church, 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. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

The Third Option virtual marriage crisis/enrichment class, “Handling Anger Constructively,” 7-8 p.m., series offered most Thursdays through May 20, no registration needed, free. Go to carmelthirdoption.org/web, click on link at top of page. Information: carmelthirdoption.org/web, or Keith Ingram, kingram@aicinvest.com or 317-324-8446.

April 16-17

Mount St. Francis gym and lower level chapel, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount St. Francis. Terry’s Treasure Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 21

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

April 22

The Third Option virtual marriage crisis/enrichment class, “Speaking the Truth in Love,” 7-8 p.m., series offered most Thursdays through May 20, no registration needed, free. Go to carmelthirdoption.org/web, click on link at top of page. Information: carmelthirdoption.org/web, or Keith Ingram, kingram@aicinvest.com or 317-324-8446.

April 24

Celebration Roncalli, via Zoom, 6:30-8 p.m., fundraiser and silent auction benefitting Roncalli High School, silent auction site open for bidding April 19: www.roncalli.org/celebration, raffle for $10,000, free. Information and registration: 317-787-8277, jendris@roncalli.com, www.roncalli.org/celebration.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Faithful Citizens Rosary Walk, 10:45-11:45 a.m., meet in front of church. Information: faithful.citizens2016@ gmail.com.

April 29

The Third Option virtual marriage crisis/enrichment class, “How to Fight Fair and Conflict Resolution,” 7-8 p.m., series offered most Thursdays through May 20, no registration needed, free. Go to carmelthirdoption.org/web, click on link at top of page. Information: carmelthirdoption.org/web, or Keith Ingram, kingram@aicinvest.com or 317-324-8446.

May 5

MCL Cafeteria, 5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, 5:30 p.m., Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles—separated, widowed or divorced—age 50 and older, new members welcome, also call about regular Friday night dinner events. Information: 317-796-8605 or 317-243-0777.

May 6

The Third Option virtual marriage crisis/enrichment class, “Feelings and the Hurt Spiral,” 7-8 p.m., series offered most Thursdays through May 20, no registration needed, free. Go to carmelthirdoption.org/web, click on link at top of page. Information: carmelthirdoption.org/web, or Keith Ingram, kingram@aicinvest.com or 317-324-8446.

May 7

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

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General Announcements 

Indianapolis SVdP ‘Love Your Neighbor 5K Run/Walk’ in April will be hybrid event

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Indianapolis Council “Love Your Neighbor 5K Run/Walk” fundraiser will be a hybrid event this year. It will take place virtually on April 17-May 1 and in-person on April 24.

All proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to support the Indianapolis SVdP’s homeless outreach and other critical programs.

The event offers multiple ways to help raise funds for the organization, which has sustained an increase in need for food and material assistance since the coronavirus began one year ago.

To participate, sponsor a high school student, become an event sponsor or to donate, go to www.svdpindy.org/neighbor. For questions on any of the above, contact Darlene Sweeney, director of volunteer services, at dsweeney@svdpindy.org or 317-924-5769 ext. 238.

Participate

  • Those participating “virtually” may run or walk 5K anytime and anywhere on April 17-May 1.
  • The in-person event will take place at White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St., in Indianapolis, at 9 a.m. on April 24. Participants will follow a paved trail through the park.
  • The cost to register for ages 23 and older is $35, or $30 with no T-shirt. Registration for students ages 6-22 is $20, or $15 with no T-shirt.
  • All participants may pick up a race packet at Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., in Indianapolis, from 4-7 p.m. on April 23, or at the White River State Park Museum Lawn from 7:30-8:45 a.m. on April 24. Packets for virtual participants will include a T-shirt (if ordered), medal and a 27% off coupon for Mission 27 Resale. Packets for in-person participants will also include Mylaps Chip Timing to provide live results, pace breakdown and placing. Virtual participants may opt to have their packet shipped for a fee.

Donate

To sponsor a student from one of the Indianapolis-area Catholic high schools or to simply make a donation, go to cutt.ly/LYN5K.

Sponsor

Sponsorships are available for $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,500. To become a sponsor, go to cutt.ly/LYN5KSponsor.

 

Sisters of Providence to host virtual retreat for single Catholic women on April 16 and 17

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, will offer a free virtual “Come and Zoom Retreat: Living the Mission of God” for single Catholic women ages 18-42 from 7-9 p.m. on April 16 and from 2-7 p.m. on April 17.

The Sisters of Providence are a community of Catholic women religious who, along with others, seek to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy.

Providence Sister Joni Luna (the order’s vocations director) and others will share information about the order, including:

  • their faithfulness to prayer and total trust in Providence,
  • the lived legacy of love, mercy and justice from the order’s foundress St. Mother Theodore Guérin,
  • their close-knit community that has called Saint Mary-of-the-Woods home since 1840,
  • their history of standing up for justice, and
  • their ministries that respond to current needs, including at the United States/Mexico border, teaching, service in the medical field, environmental justice and more.

For more information or to register, go to ComeandSee.SistersofProvidence.org or call or text Sister Joni at 361-600-9505. Those interested in visiting Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in person may also call or text Sister Joni.

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Retreats and Programs

March 25

Scriptures of Lent/Spring virtual study via Zoom, sixth of six stand-alone sessions, offered by Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 6:15-7:45 p.m., $5/session, register by March 22. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/event.

Lenten Letting Go Series, on Zoom, last of six stand-alone sessions, sponsored by Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., Judy Ribar presenting, $20. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

Lenten I AM Series: I AM the Resurrection and the Life, via Zoom, last of four stand-alone sessions, offered by Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dr. Jennifer Profitt presenting, $15. Information and registration: center@oldenburgosf.com or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/programs.html.

March 26

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Painting with Padre, last Friday monthly through May, doors open 5:30 p.m., painting instruction from Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen 6-9 p.m., subject matter changes monthly, cheese and light snacks, bring your own beverage, $40 per session. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

March 26-28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Center, 5353 East 56th St., Indianapolis. Walking with Christ, 7 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., Father Steve Banet presenting, $200 per person, $400 per married couple, includes program, five meals, snacks and two overnight stays in private guestroom with private bathroom. Registration: www.archindy.org/fatima, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

March 27

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “One, the Cross that We Share:” Preparing for Holy Week, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen presenter, $50 includes lunch. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

March 28

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Labyrinth Walking: An Ancient Tool for a New Time, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $10, register by March 25, limited spaces available. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/event

March 30

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Combating Racism: A Spiritual Journey, sixth of six stand-alone sessions, 7-8:30 p.m., Mary Beth Riner presenting, $25. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

March 30-April 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Center, 5353 East 56th St., Indianapolis. Holy Week Days of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $28 per person, dinner additional $9. Registration: www.archindy.org/fatima, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

April 1-4

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Triduum Retreat, 4:30 p.m. Thurs. - 1 p.m. Sun., includes room and meals, $350. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

April 2

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Good Friday Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes private room for the day and lunch, $40. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

Way of the Cross for Justice on Zoom, Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free, request booklet by April 1 from jfrost@spsmw.org. Information: 812-535-2952, www.spsmw.org/event.

April 6

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., first of four stand-alone sessions (April 13, 20 and 27), Benedictine Sister Kathleen Yeadon presenting, $90 for series, $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

April 7-June 2

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Plein Air Classes: Painting the Springtim Landscape, Wednesdays 9:30-1:30 a.m. or 5-7 p.m., learn outdoor painting techniques from Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen, open to all levels, bring paints, canvases and brushes; chairs, easels and drawing tables provided, $25 per session. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

April 10

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Day (or Weekend) of Peace, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Judy Ribar facilitator, $50 includes lunch, $75 additional for overnight and one meal. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

April 13

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., second of four stand-alone sessions (April 13, 20 and 27), Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell presenting, $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

April 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Being at Home as a Young Adult in the Church, retreat for young adults, Benedictine Brother Simon Herrmann presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

April 17

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pilgrimage at the Mount, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen, presenter, $50 includes lunch. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

April 20

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., third of four stand-alone sessions (April 13, 20 and 27), Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner presenting, $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

April 23-25

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Lectio Divina: Praying with the Bible, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

April 24

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Wisdom of the Second Half of Life, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Judy Ribar presenter, $50, $75 additional for overnight and one meal. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

April 26-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Conversation with St. Paul Regarding the Trials of Pastoral Ministry, retreat for priests, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $465 single. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

April 27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality, 7-8:30 p.m., third of four stand-alone sessions (April 13, 20 and 27), Benedictine Sister Antoinette Purcell presenting, $25 per session. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

April 30

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Painting with Padre, last Friday monthly through May, doors open 5:30 p.m., painting instruction from Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen 6-9 p.m., subject matter changes monthly, cheese and light snacks, bring your own beverage, $40 per session. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

April 30-May 2

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbol in the Spiritual Life, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Center, 5353 East 56th St., Indianapolis. TOBIT Marriage Preparation Weekend, 7 p.m. Fri.-11:45 a.m. Sun., for engaged couples only, includes materials, meals, snacks, presentations and separate overnight accommodations, $298 per couple. Registration: cutt.ly/TOBITRetreat or 317-545-7681, must also complete “Tobit Required Info Sheet” at cutt.ly/TOBITForm and email to jburger@archindy.org. Information on program: www.archindy.org/fatima, 317-545-7681 x. 106 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

May 8

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Day with Mary, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Judy Ribar presenter, $50 includes box lunch. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

May 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes private room for the day and lunch, $40, 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.

May 13

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Peace and Nature Garden Walk, 7-8:30 p.m., Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe presenting, free will contribution. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

May 14-16

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Delightful Duccio: An Artist Retreat, part of a series of artist retreats (Michelangelo, Raphael, Fra. Angelico, Van Gogh), Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

May 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Blessed Mother’s Beads, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., history of the rosary, rosary creation, Benedictine Sister Nicolette Etienne and Kathy Willis facilitating, includes supplies and lunch, $60, limit 20 participants, early registration recommended. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

May 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Center, 5353 East 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $28 per person, dinner additional $9. Registration: www.archindy.org/fatima, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

May 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Peace, the Benedictine Way, retreat on rule of St. Benedict in everyday life, Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

May 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Music for the End of Time, includes live and recorded concerts, Benedictine Father Jeremy King facilitating, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat Center, 5353 East 56th St., Indianapolis. The Way, 7 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., healing retreat for male survivors of abuse, Carla Hill, archdiocesan victims assistance coordinator, and Sue Stubbs, Director Victim Assistance Program for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, presenting, max of 15 people, $200 per person, includes program, five meals, snacks, two overnight stays in private guestroom with private bathroom. Registration: www.archindy.org/fatima, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

May 28

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Painting with Padre, last Friday monthly through May, doors open 5:30 p.m., painting instruction from Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen 6-9 p.m., subject matter changes monthly, cheese and light snacks, bring your own beverage, $40 per session. Registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/retreats or 812-923-8817.

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