April 22, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 

The Coming Month

April 25, May 21

The Villages of Indiana online Foster Parenting Virtual Information Night, 6-8 p.m., for those interested in becoming a foster parent, free. Information and registration: 317-775-6500 or cutt.ly/villagesindyreg.

April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6

St. Jude Parish Hospitality Room, 5353 McFarland Rd., Indianapolis. Bereavement Group, 7 p.m., first of six sessions, attending all sessions recommended but not required. Information: 317-786-4371 or pcollins@stjudeindy.org.

April 26, May 10, 17, 24, 31

Christ the King Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis. Easter Speaker Series, 6:30 p.m., five stand-alone sessions. April 26: “Exorcism: The Battle Against Satan and His Demons” by archdiocesan exorcist Father Vincent Lampert. May 10: “Putting Our Whole Heart into Our Celebration of the Holy Mass” by Father Patrick Beidelman, archdiocesan executive director of Secretariat for Worship and Evangelization. May 17: “Catholic Social Teaching: ‘Do this in Remembrance of Me’ ” by Theresa Chamblee and Laura Sheehan of archdiocesan Catholic Charities-Social Concerns ministry. May 24: “The Eastern Catholic Churches: The Glory of God Coming From the East” by Brian Goshorn of St. Athanasius the Great Byzantine Church in Indianapolis. May 31: “The Eucharist: The Heart of Apologetics” by Quanah Jeffries, Christ the King Parish director of faith formation and evangelization Information: 317-255-3666.

April 27, May 11

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.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pastoral Leadership Encounter for Graduates, 7-10 p.m., sponsored by archdiocesan Intercultural Pastoral Institute, in Spanish, dinner included, $40, space limited. Information and registration: hernandez@archindy.org, felix_javier2708@yahoo.com, 317-597-3751 or 317-361-3381.

April 29, 30

White Violet Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Spring Plant Sale, Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., organically grown vegetables, flowers, herbs, cut flowers. Information: 812-535-2930 or wvc@spsmw.org.

May 4

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.

May 5

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. Gift of Life, Filled with Hope and Purpose, 5:30-9 p.m., for women, Mass, dinner, and presentation by Joelle Maryn, $20, register by May 1. Information and registration: 317-313-0255, cutt.ly/CUPevent2022 or CUP@corpuschristiforunityandpeace.org.

May 6

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., celebrated by Msgr. Joseph Schaedel, 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 adoration until 9 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation available. Information: 317-750-7309, msross1@hotmail.com.

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.

May 18

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

May 19

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.

May 20

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, presenter TBA, 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 May 17. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

May 21

Springwood Park, 60 Waterfall Road, Richmond. Flying Cardinal 5k, 9 a.m., benefitting Seton Catholic Schools’ Home and School Group and Athletic Boosters, $15 individual until April 29 ($20 after), $50 family rate for four runners until April 29 ($60 after), T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered runners. Information and registration: 765-962-3902, ext. 4, skitchin@setoncatholics.org or setonschools.org/flying-cardinal-5k-2.

May 23

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.

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General Announcements 

Bloomington Catholic Charities benefit luncheon on May 18 will focus on mindfulness, register by May 4

Catholic Charities Bloomington (CCB) will host its annual benefit luncheon at Ivy Tech Community College, Bloomington-Shreve Hall, 200 Daniels Way, in Bloomington, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on May 18.

Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., and the program will begin at noon.

The event will focus on “Exercising Mindfulness.” It will include demonstrations on how to exercise mindfulness in your daily life, an update from CCB, a door prize giveaway and an appearance by CCB’s therapy dog.

Catholic Charities Bloomington features mental health professionals situated in offices throughout Bloomington. They offer a comprehensive, integrated continuum of quality care for children and adults struggling with a range of life issues, including anxiety, depression, family conflicts, grief, loss, trauma, life adjustments, relationship issues, stress and attachment issues. Approaches include psychotherapy, family and couples therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy and play therapy.

This annual luncheon helps support the services and mission of CCB. Admission is free, and there will be an opportunity to pledge support for the work of Catholic Charities Bloomington.

Registration is required by May 4 and is available online at cutt.ly/CCBLuncheon.

For more information or to be a sponsor for this event, contact Cheri Bush at 317-236-1411 or cbush@archindy.org.

 

Spend ‘A Day with Mary’ at Mount Saint Francis on May 14

“A Day with Mary” retreat will be offered at Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., in Mt. St. Francis, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 14.

The day will be spent listening, praying and walking with Mary during her special month.

Judy Ribar will facilitate the retreat, which will include presentations on Mary’s words in Scripture, excerpts from the book Walking with Mary, time for quiet reflection on Mary’s “Magnificat,” praying, walking the Stations of the Cross from the perspective of Mary, and walking the Franciscan Crown (the Seven Joys of Mary) outside on the grounds of the property.

The cost is $50, which includes a hot lunch.

For more information or to register, go to mountsaintfrancis.org/day-with-mary or call 812-923-8817, ext. 201.

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Retreats and Programs

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 11, 24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen Season Two, 5-9 p.m., final two of four stand-alone sessions, view two episodes followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $25 per session, light supper and snacks included. Information and registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

May 12, June 9

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/programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

May 14

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.

May 16, June 6, 16, 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day 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.

May 18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. TLC: Timing, Light and Composition, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CDT, Krista Hall presenting, DSLR camera required, $55 includes talk and lunch. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

May 18, June 14

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; spiritual direction is available for an additional $30, must be scheduled in advance. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

May 20-22

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Gratitude, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

June 1

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.

June 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Parables of Jesus for the Present Day, Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

June 11

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Cultivating the Virtues of Presence, Hospitality and Community in Our Busy Lives, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CDT, Christian and Gillian Mocek presenting, $55 includes talk and lunch. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

June 17-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Image as a Window to the Spiritual: An Artist’s Six-Day Hands-on Workshop and Retreat, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer and Passionist Brother Michael Moran presenting, includes morning conferences, studio time, daily monastic liturgies, evening sharing and discussion, $695 single, $1,045 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

June 24-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Deepening Prayer through Music, Benedictine Brother Michael Reyes presenting, no musical knowledge required, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 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/fatimaretreats, or 317-545-7681. Information on program: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681, ext. 106, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

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