April 15, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

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, 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.; for classes 1960-79, $79. Information and registration: olgalumns.com, 317-787-3287 or olgmonastery@benedictine.com.

April 23

Seton Catholic High School, Chuck Mosey Memorial Gymnasium, 233 S. 5th St., Richmond. Seton Cardinal Spectacular, 6-9 p.m., fundraiser benefitting Seton Catholic schools, includes catered dinner, silent action, games of chance, Friend of Seton Award presentation, $60, sponsorships available. Information, tickets and sponsorships: 765-962-3902, ext. 4, skitchin@setoncatholics.org or setonschools.org/seton-cardinal-spectacular.

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.

April 23, 24, 25

St. John Paul II Church, 2253 St. Joe Rd. W., Sellersburg. Parish Mission: Exploring and Celebrating Joy, presented by Catholic musician and storyteller Steve Angrisano. Sat. 5:30-8 p.m. “Joy in the Journey” date night for married, engaged and seriously dating couples, reservation required, babysitting available for children ages 6 months-12 years; Sun. 6:30-8 p.m. mission night, all ages welcome; Mon. 3 p.m. Divine Mercy chaplet, 6:30-8 p.m. mission night, all ages welcome. All events are free. Information and reservations: 812-246-2512.

April 25

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 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.

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.

Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel, Ind. St. Augustine Home Guild Hats Off to Spring Luncheon Fashion Show, 10:30 a.m., luncheon and fashion show benefitting Little Sisters of the Poor, $60, register by April 20. Information and registration: 317-294-1955 or joannedyer@aol.com.

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, 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., 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.

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General Announcements 

Terre Haute Catholic Charities voted Best Non-Profit in newspaper poll

Congratulations to the staff and volunteers of Terre Haute Catholic Charities. On March 30, the agency was voted Best Non-Profit Organization by an online reader poll sponsored by the Tribune-Star newspaper.

The agency’s services include a foodbank; Ryves Youth Center; Bethany House shelter for single women, women with children and married couples; Christmas Store; and court-appointed services.

Terre Haute Catholic Charities will celebrate 50 years of helping those in need in Terre Haute and the surrounding area next year.

For more information on the agency, to volunteer or to donate, go to www.archindy.org/cc/terrehaute.

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Retreats and Programs

April 26, May 3, 11, 24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen Season Two, 5-9 p.m., four stand-alone sessions viewing two episodes followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $85 for four sessions or $25 per session, light supper and snacks included. Information and registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

April 30

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Touch a Prayer: Crafting Your Own Prayer Beads, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Providence Sister Paula Damiano facilitating, includes materials and snacks, $20, register by April 25. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, jfrost@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

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, 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. 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.

May 16

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.

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