May 6, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 

The Coming Month

May 9, 16, 23, June 6

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

May 10

Christ the King Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis. Mystagogy Talk Series, 6:30 p.m., second of five stand-alone sessions (May 17, 24, 31), “Putting Our Whole Heart into Our Celebration of the Holy Mass” by Father Patrick Beidelman. Information: 317-255-3666.

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 11, 25

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.

May 17

Christ the King Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis. Mystagogy Talk Series, 6:30 p.m., third of five stand-alone sessions (May 24, 31), “Catholic Social Teaching: ‘Do this in Remembrance of Me’ ” by Theresa Chamblee and Laura Sheehan. Information: 317-255-3666.

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, Robert Vane, President and CEO of Veteran Strategies, Inc. presenting “Lessons Learned from Leaders and Legends,” 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 Rd., Richmond. Flying Cardinal 5K, 9 a.m., benefitting Seton Catholic Schools Home and School Group and Athletic Boosters, $20 individual or $60 family rate for four runners, 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.

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.

May 24

Christ the King Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis. Mystagogy Talk Series, 6:30 p.m., fourth of five stand-alone sessions (May 31), “The Eastern Catholic Churches: The Glory of God Coming From the East” by Brian Goshorn of St. Athanasius the Great Byzantine Church. Information: 317-255-3666.

May 28

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.

May 30

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Memorial Day Mass, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Memorial Day Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

May 31

Christ the King Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis. Mystagogy Talk Series, 6:30 p.m., last of five stand-alone sessions, “The Eucharist: The Heart of Apologetics” by Quanah Jeffries. Information: 317-255-3666.

June 1

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.

June 2-4

St. Jude Parish, 5353 McFarland Rd., Indianapolis. Summer Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., children’s games, prizes, bands and food, silent auction, bingo, Monte Carlo games, beer tent, free admission. Information: 317-786-4371.

June 3

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.

June 3-4

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. International Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight each night, welcome booth, carnival rides, prepared food, music, dancers, $5,000 raffle, beer garden, free admission, prices for food, drinks and ride vary. Information: parish@stgabrielindy.org or 317-291-7014.

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General Announcements 

All are invited to Mass on May 22 celebrating Pan-African liberation

An African Liberation Day Mass will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., in Indianapolis, at 1 p.m. on May 22.

All are invited to join the Black Catholic Community of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis in this commemorative Mass celebrating Pan-African liberation. The Mass will be celebrated in several African languages as well as English and French.

A reception will immediately follow the Mass. Please bring a dish of food to share and non-alcoholic drinks.

To volunteer to serve as a greeter, liturgical minister, choir member or help with the reception, contact Dabrice Bartet at 317-523-4193.

For questions or more information, contact Pearlette Springer, coordinator of the archdiocese’s Black Catholic Ministry, at 317-236-1474 or pspringer@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

May 20

Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount St. Francis. Evening of Migratory Birds at the Mount, 6-9 p.m., dinner, presentation by Dwight Chamberlain of the Raptor Center at Hardy Lake, night hike with naturalist Rod Goforth, $30. Registration: cutt.ly/msf-birds or 812-923-8817.

May 20-21

Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount St. Francis. Overnight Package: Migratory Birds at the Mount, Fri. 6-9 p.m., dinner, presentation by Dwight Chamberlain of the Raptor Center at Hardy Lake, night hike led by naturalist Rod Goforth; Sat. 7-11 a.m., breakfast, two guided birdwatching hikes with naturalist Rod Goforth, private overnight room, $125. Registration: cutt.ly/msf-birds or 812-923-8817.

May 21

Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount St. Francis. Morning of Migratory Birds at the Mount, 7-11 a.m., breakfast, two guided birdwatching hikes with local naturalist Rod Goforth, $30. Registration: cutt.ly/msf-birds or 812-923-8817.

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.

May 24

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

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 1, 2

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.

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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