June 24, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

June 27

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.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. 30 Years in Uganda: An Evening of Stories and Blessings with Sherry Meyer, 6-9 p.m., prayers, songs, stories, handicrafts to purchase, freewill donation. Information and registration: 371-432-0856, sherry.m.arua@gmail.com.

June 30

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeaster Ave., Indianapolis. 30 Years in Uganda: An Evening of Stories and Blessings with Sherry Meyer, 6-9 p.m., prayers, songs, stories, handicrafts to purchase, freewill donation. Information and registration: 371-432-0856, sherry.m.arua@gmail.com.

July 1

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.

July 2-3

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Bruté Weekend, Sat. 4:30 p.m. Mass, Sun. 7 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bruté College Seminary vice rector Father Andrew Syberg, talks on how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org

July 4

Fairbanks Park (near fishing dock), 1100 Girl Scout Ln., Terre Haute. Wabash Valley Rubber Duck Regatta, 7 p.m.,

benefitting Catholic Charities, $5 per duck, owner of winning duck wins $10,000 cash and a chance to win an additional $1,000,000. Information and duck adoption: duckrace.com/terrehaute.

July 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.

July 7-9

Holy Spirit Parish, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Holy Spirit Festival, Thurs. 6-11 p.m., Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 1 p.m.-midnight, live music, midway rides, festival food, beer and wine, bingo, Monte Carlo, Texas Hold ‘Em, silent auction, rummage sale, parking shuttle available at 7140 E. Washington St., free wrist bands provided to parishioners after Masses, non-parishioners $10 in festival tickets admission, children younger than 12 free. Information: holyspiritfestival.org, festival@holyspirit.cc or 317-353-9404.

July 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.

July 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.

July 14-16

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Funfest, Thurs. 6-11 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., rides, $5,000 cash raffle, live music, beer garden, bingo, 50/50 and Monte Carlo, basket raffles, Sat. fried chicken dinner, free admission. Information: festival@stmarkindy.org or 317-787-8246.

July 15

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 July 12. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

July 16-17

All Saints Parish, St. John the Baptist Campus, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. Summer Festival, Sat. 5-midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. music by Yorkridge Boys, Sun. music by DJ Dan Morris, raffles, beer garden, lunch stand, kiddie land, quilts, country store, religious exhibit on Eucharistic miracles, chicken dinner served Sun. beginning at 11 a.m., free admission. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 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.

July 20

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

July 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.

July 23

Registration deadline for 38th Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Aug. 14. Mass will take place on Aug. 14 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. 2 p.m. with Archbishop Charles C. Thompson, includes renewal of vows and certificates for milestone anniversaries, ASL interpretation provided, 3-5 p.m. reception at Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., free. Information and registration: ccorona@archindy.org or cutt.ly/wed-mass22.

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.

Little Flower School cafeteria, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. St. Francis de Sales Parish/School Reunion, 1-4 p.m., food and fellowship, $20 advance or $25 at door. Information: 317-432-2887, pamela_casserly@att.net.

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General Announcements 

Sistine Chapel art exhibit available in Indianapolis from July 8-Aug. 28

Criterion staff report

An exhibit called Michelangelo’s “Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” will be available in the former Carson’s department store at Circle Center Mall, 49 W. Maryland St., in Indianapolis, on Tuesdays through Sundays from July 8-Aug. 28.

The exhibit allows visitors to experience this famous art from an up-close perspective. The ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been reproduced using licensed high-definition photos. Brought to life using a special printing technique that emulates the look and feel of the original paintings, visitors are given a chance to engage with 34 frescoes at their own pace.

Each image is accompanied by informative signage, and audio guides are available to rent for a more in-depth experience.

Time slots are available on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Sundays from noon-4:30 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15.40-$31.20 per person.

For more information or to order tickets, go to chapelsistine.com/exhibits/indianapolis.

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Retreats and Programs

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: ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, or 317-545-7681. Information on program:        

ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, 317-545-7681, ext. 106, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

June 26

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Virtual You Are Not Alone: Emotional Journey of Suicide Loss Survivors, 4-6 p.m., first of three stand-alone Zoom sessions (July 31, Aug. 28), led by Christine Turo-Shields, LCSW, and panel, free-will donations accepted, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

June 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Divine Wine & Art with Heart, 5-9 p.m., Hayley Oliverio presenting, $45, includes program, wine, snacks and all painting supplies. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

July 1-3

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

July 6, 7

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art and Soul Creation Guild, choose between 9:30 a.m.-noon first Wednesday of the month or 6-8:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz presenting, $30 membership fee to join group, $5 per session after. Information and registration: Jeanne Frost, 812-535-2952, jfrost@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

July 7

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: ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

July 11-15

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Summer Chant Workshop, for directors of parish liturgical music and singers in parish liturgies, Benedictine Brother John Glasenapp presenting, $750 single, $835 double, $200 commuter. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

July 12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Franciscan Spirituality and Praying in Nature – Day of Reflection, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., led by Father Todd Goodson, includes Mass, $45 includes breakfast and lunch and Mass. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

July 13

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.

July 14

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: ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

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.

July 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Step 11 Retreat for Recovering Alcoholics and Alanons, Marie Kobos and team facilitating, keynote by Kathleen McCauley, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

July 22-24

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

July 22-29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Directed Retreats, choose from a three- to eight-day retreat, prices range from $245-$585 per person, includes accommodations, all meals, snacks and beverages, use of common areas, daily Mass and meeting with spiritual director. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, lcoons@archindy.org, ftm.retreatportal.com/events/.

July 31

Virtul You Are Not Alone Session  – The Healing Journey Forward with Suicide Loss, 4-6 p.m., second of three stand-alone Zoom sessions (Aug. 28), led by Providence Sister Connie Kramer and Lisa Thibault, free-will donations accepted, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

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