April 1, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 

The Coming Month

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

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. 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.

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

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: 812-933-0737 or alumni@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.

April 21

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.

April 22

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Pro-Life Series “Balloon Day Massacre: Childlessness on Purpose,” doors open 6 p.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m. lecture by Tim O’Donnell followed by panel discussion, freewill offering. Information: 317-407-6881 or smdye1@gmail.com.

April 22-23

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Our Lady of Grace Academy All Class Reunion, for classes 1960-1979, Fri.: wine and cheese social 7-9 p.m.; Sat.: service project 9-11 a.m., Mass 4:30 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m.; $79. Information and registration: olgalumns.com, 317-787-3287 or olgmonastery@benedictine.com.

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General Announcements 

Bloomington retreat center will offer free Divine Mercy Morning of Reflection on April 23

A Divine Mercy Morning of Reflection will be held at the Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center’s Sacred Heart Chapel, 8220 W. State Rd. 48, in Bloomington, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 23.

The event will include talks led by a member of the Franciscan Friar of the Immaculata from 9-11 a.m., adoration and confession from 11-11:30 a.m., praying of the Divine Mercy chaplet from 11:30-11:45 a.m., Benediction at 11:45 a.m. and Mass at noon.

There is no charge for this morning of reflection.

For more information or to register, call 812-825-4642 ext. 1.

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Retreats and Programs

April 15

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $40, includes a private room for the day and lunch; must be scheduled in advance. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

April 25-29

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Priest Retreat—Great Stories from the Gospel of Luke: Challenges for Preaching and Spiritual Growth, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $465 single. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

April 30

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Creativity Is a Form of Prayer: Card Making, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch and materials. Information and registration: 812-934-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

May 4

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, in person or via Zoom, sponsored by Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 2-3:30 p.m., Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind presenting, freewill donation. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

May 6-8

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Ghent Altarpiece, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

May 7

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

May 12

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, freewill contribution. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

May 14

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Day with Mary, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $50 includes lunch. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/day-with-mary or 812-923-8817.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Food for the Vegetarian Soul, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50 includes lunch. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/food-for-the-vegetarian-soul or 812-923-8817.

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