March 4, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

March 4, 11, 18, 24, April 1

St. Anthony Parish, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. Men’s Club Fish Fry, 5-7:30 p.m., dine in or carry out, baked fish, fried fish, oysters and shrimp, choice of two sides, adult dinner $11-$12, child dinner $3-$7. Information: 812-282-2290 or parish.office@stanthony-clarksville.com.

March 4, 11, 18, 24, April 1, 8

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Rd. West, Sellersburg. Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., dine in or drive-through, fried or baked fish, fried shrimp, baked potato, French fries, Cole slaw, mac and cheese or baked beans, fish sandwich $7, sandwich and fries $9, dinners $12. Information: 812-246-2512.

All Saints Parish St. Martin Campus, 8044 Yorkridge Rd., Guilford. Lenten Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., includes hand-breaded cod, French fries, green beans, mac and cheese, coleslaw, applesauce, cheese pizza, drink, dessert, $12 adult, $6 children. Information: 812-576-4302 or emilyalig.asp@gmail.com.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Fish Fry, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., dinners include choice from eight entrées, two sides, soda, white or wheat bread and dessert, $11.50-$14.75, entrée only $10.25-$13, side orders á la cart $.70-$4, mask required, walk-in or order in advance, to-your-car delivery available. Advance orders must be received by 9 a.m. Friday: call 317-536-1047 or 317-632-9349, ext. 111; fax 317-426-5004; or e-mail stritasecretary71@yahoo.com.

March 8

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Taizé Prayer at the Woods, 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence, virtual option available at cutt.ly/Taize. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

March 9, 23

Group Lectio via Zoom, 7 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Benedictine Sister Jill Marie Reuber, facilitator, sponsored by Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). Information: vocation@thedome.org.

March 12

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Teen Volunteering Opportunity, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 12-18, assist with retired Providence Sisters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. 13th Annual Men’s Lenten Prayer Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Mass followed by breakfast with talk by Father James Farrell, confession available 10-11 a.m., free. Information and registration: Barry Pachciarz, pachciarz@sbcglobal.net or 317-442-5542.

March 16

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

March 17

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. Information: 317-244-9002.

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

March 18

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Joy’s House Founder Tina McIntosh presenting “Lessons Learned from People of All Ages,” rosary 6:35 a.m., Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $18 members, $24 non-members. Register by 4 p.m. on March 15. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

March 21

Sr. Thea Bowman Black Catholic Women Monthly Prayer Gathering, via Zoom, third Monday of each month, sponsored by archdiocesan Black Catholic Ministry, 7 p.m. Join meeting: cutt.ly/SrTheaPrayer, meeting ID: 810 3567 0684 or dial-in at 301-715-8592. Information: Pearlette Springer, pspringer@archindy.org or 317-236-1474.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, St. Elizabeth Room, 8155 Oaklandon Rd., Indianapolis. SHIP (Singles Hoping Involved Partnership), 6:30 p.m., fellowship ministry for singles ages 40-65, potluck pitch-in, personal safety presentation by school police officers, free. Information: martinlow8@cs.com or 317-826-6000.

March 23

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. A Cry for Justice: A Prayer of Lamentation, prayer service and talk, Indiana Catholic Conference executive director Angela Espada presenting, virtual option available, free. Information: 317-255-6244 or staindy.org/church.

March 26

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic 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.

March 26-27

St. Gabriel Church, 232 W. 9th St., Connersville. Bruté Weekend, Sat. 5:30 p.m. Mass, Sun. 10:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary spiritual director Father Daniel Bedel, talk on how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

March 7

St. Brigid of Ireland Church, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Bruté Weekend, 8:15 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary spiritual director Father Daniel Bedel, talk on how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

April 1

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., 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 bilingual celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass 5:45 p.m. followed by rosary, stations of the cross and adoration until 9 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation available. Information: 317-750-7309, msross1@hotmail.com.

April 1-2

Planned Parenthood, 8590 Georgetown Rd., Indianapolis. Indiana Knights of Columbus Vigil for Life, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sat. 7 a.m., Archbishop Charles C. Thompson leading rosary and Stations of the Cross 7 p.m. Information: life@indianakofc.org or 317-223-4892.

April 2

St. Malachy Church, 9833 E. County Rd. 750 N., Brownsburg. Healing Service, 6:30 p.m., adoration and healing service, Father Sean Danda presiding, free. Information: 317-852-3195 or indianapolis@encounterschool.org.

April 6

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.

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General Announcements 

Marriage enrichment day to be held at St. Malachy in Brownsburg on March 19

A marriage enrichment day called “Marriage on Purpose: Rediscovering Joy and Sanctity in Marriage” will be held at St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., in Brownsburg, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 19.

The event will be presented by Dan and Amber DeMatte. The couple are the authors of Three Secrets to Holiness in Marriage and serve as lay evangelists based at Damascus Ministries in central Ohio, whose mission is to awaken, empower and equip Catholics to live the adventure of their faith.

The goal of this conference is to offer a taste for what is possible in marriage and igniting the fire that marriage is for sanctity and joy.

The event is sponsored by FIAT (Forever in Adoration Together), St. Malachy’s marriage ministry.

The day will consist of daily Mass and several sessions, with time to work with your spouse on what you have learned.

The cost, which includes lunch, is $50 per couple or $30 for an individual.

To register online, go to cutt.ly/stmalachyFSG. For more information or to register by phone, call 317-852-3195.

 

Talks for Catholics suffering any form of addiction are set for March 13 in Indy

Two “A Catholic Solution to Addiction” talks will be offered at St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, in Indianapolis, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on March 13.

The talks will be presented by Scott Weeman, founder of Catholic in Recovery. His non-profit organization serves those suffering from addictions and unhealthy attachments, including alcoholism, substance abuse, pornography, sex and relationship addiction, compulsive overeating and food addictions, gambling and co-dependency.

Weeman found healing and new life through the help of 12-step recovery and the sacramental love and mercy provided by the Catholic Church. He founded Catholic in Recovery to share the good news that God can bring about healing and recovery, even in the most hopeless of cases.

There is no charge for the talks.

For more information or to register, call 317-826-6000, ext. 159, or e-mail brutski@saintsimon.org.

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Retreats and Programs

March 12

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pilgrimage: Repentance, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., walking hike pilgrimage lead by Conventual Franciscan Father Vince Petersen, bring water bottle and lunch, rain or shine, $25. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/pilgrimage or 812-923-8817.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Moon over the Mount, 6-10 p.m., stargazing led by Vatican Observatory astronomer and physicist Professor Chris Graney, $35 per person, $70 per couple, $100 per family. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/moon-over-the-mount or 812-923-8817.

March 13

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Mystics—A Journey of Discovery, 1:30-3 p.m., second of three stand-alone sessions (April 10), Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano facilitating, online option available, $15 per session. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Coffee Talks “Transform and Transcend: Doing My Inner Work—Purpose in Life,” 10:45 a.m.-noon, Jane Schaefer presenting, online option available, freewill donation. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

March 14, 21, 28

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “Brother Bob’s Bible Study,” Mondays 10:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., led by Andrew Hennessy, free. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/bible-study or 812-923-8817.

March 15, 22, 29, April 5

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Coffee and Conversation, 8-11:30 a.m., stand-alone sessions based on Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts, Patty Moore presenting, $25 per session, journals provided. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 17, 24, 31, April 7

The Scriptures of Lent 2022, 6:15-7:45 p.m., virtual program hosted by the Sisters of Providence, stand-alone sessions, $5 each, register by three days in advance of each session. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

March 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. St. Catherine of Siena: Honoring God, Sanctifying Souls, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Weekend of Peace: Women’s Retreat, 7 p.m. Fri.-noon Sun., Judy Ribar facilitating, limit of five participants, $200 includes two nights and four meals. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/weekend-of-peace or 812-923-8817.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Surrender All: Lenten Women’s Weekend Retreat, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 1 p.m., Cheryl McSweeney and Georgene Beiriger facilitating, includes program, meals, snacks, overnight accommodations and copy of Surrender All by Jen Norton, $215. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

March 20

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Alcohol Inks, 1-4 p.m. Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz facilitating, $65 includes all materials, register by March 13. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

March 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Miracles of Healing: The Power of the Sacraments—Day of Reflection, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Father Keith Hosey facilitating, includes continental breakfast, program, lunch, Mass and confession., $45. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

March 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 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: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

March 25-27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten WeekendRetreat with Father James Farrell, Fri. 6:30 p.m.-Sun. 1 p.m., includes program, meals, snacks, accommodations, $200. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

March 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Miracles of Healing: The Power of the Sacraments—Evening of Reflection, 5:30-9 p.m., Father Keith Hosey facilitating, includes light supper, program, healing service, $45. Registration:

cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

April 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. A Day of Quiet Renewal, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $20, $70 with spiritual direction. Information and registration: 812-934-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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