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The Coming Month

April 1

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday bilingual celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass at 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 joining for rosary and Stations of the Cross 7 p.m. Information: life@indianakofc.org or 317-223-4892.

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, coleslaw, 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.

St. Anthony of Padua 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.

St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Lenten Friday Devotions, adoration noon-6 p.m., rosary 6 p.m., Mass 6:30 p.m., Stations of the Cross 7 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508 or mrivelli@sjoa.org.

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.

April 8

Elizabeth Ann Seton High School, 233 S. 5th St., Richmond. Spring Pops Concert, 6:30-7:15 p.m., featuring student musicians grades 7-12, doors open 6 p.m., bake sale, freewill donation. Information: 765-965-6956 or skitchin@setoncatholics.org.

April 9

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Called to Love: Lenten Morning of Reflection for Women, 9 a.m.-noon, sponsored by archdiocesan Catholic Charities-Social Concerns ministry, free, register by April 8. Information and registration: 317-236-1401, tchamblee@archindy.org or cutt.ly/CtL2022.

April 12

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.

April 13, 27

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.

April 15

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

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Way of the Cross, noon. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Planned Parenthood, 8590 Georgetown Rd., Indianapolis. Stations of the Cross, Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet for Victims of Abortion, noon-1 p.m. Information: info@40daysforlife.com or 317-372-0040.

April 15-24

Prince of Peace Parish, Divine Mercy Grotto, 305 W. State St., Madison. Divine Mercy Novena, 3 p.m. each day except 5 p.m. on Good Friday, in case of inclement weather novena will be in St. Patrick Chapel. Information: 812-265-4166 or parishoffice@popeaceorg.

April 16

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.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg, Indiana. Oldenburg Academy Alumni Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.-noon, arrive by 9:45 a.m., rain or shine, three age groups, 0-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-10 years, bring basket, park at Feldhaus, meet at Academic Building, free. Information: 812-934-4440 or oa@oldenburgacademy.org.

April 18

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.

April 20

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

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General Announcements 

April 2 Cincinnati Men’s Conference will feature Raymond Arroyo, Jim Caviezel and David Bereit

The Cincinnati Men’s Conference will take place at University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena, 2700 O’Varsity Way, in Cincinnati, Ohio, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on April 2.

The purpose of the event is to inspire men of all faiths to become the best versions of themselves as men of Jesus Christ.

The theme for this year’s in-person-only conference is “Evil Prevails When Good Men Do Nothing.” It will feature talks from EWTN news anchor and author Raymond Arroyo, actor Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ) and 40 Days for Life founder David Beriet. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of Tyler, Texas, will also deliver a video message.

Ticket prices range from $5 for students with a student ID to $15-$50 for adults, and parking is free.

For more information or to register, go to cincinnatimensconference.com. Group tickets may be purchased online, by emailing info@cincinnatimensconference.com or by calling 657-777-2535.

 

Sisters of Providence open Blessed Sacrament Chapel through Lent to pray for peace in Ukraine

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods announced that special prayers will be available for those who come to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 1 Sisters of Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, to pray in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and all affected by the country’s ongoing war.

The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the chapel from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. until the end of Lent as the congregation uses this time and sacred space to pray for an end to the war in Ukraine and for peace in the world.

The chapel is open to the public, and the sisters are inviting all to join in prayer for an end to the death, destruction and misery in Ukraine.

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Retreats and Programs

April 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Thomas Merton and Christian Nonviolence, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Come and See Retreat, 7 p.m.

Fri.- 2 p.m. Sun., for women ages 18-42 discerning religious life, food and housing provided. Information and registration: ComeandSee.SistersofProvidence.org, 361-500-9505 or jluna@spsmw.org.

April 9

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pilgrimage: Paschal Journey, 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.

April 10

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., third of three independent sessions, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano facilitating, online option available, $15. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

April 11, 18, 25, May 2

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.

April 12, 13, 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Holy Week Days of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $40 per day, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $30 per person, dinner additional $10. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

April 13-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Easter Triduum: Three Days, One Event, Benedictine Father Jeremy King presenting, $465 single, $735 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

April 14-17

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Rd. 48, Bloomington. Easter Triduum Retreat, 4 p.m. Holy Thursday-8 a.m. Easter Sunday, includes three nights lodging, Mass, talks, adoration, confessions, devotions, daily breakfast with lunch and dinner Fri. and Sat., $36 for individual commuter, $241 for single room, $277 for double room, $313 for triple room. Information and registration: 812-825-4642, ext. 1.

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