May 13, 2022

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The Coming Month

May 16, 23, June 6

St. Jude Parish Hospitality Room, 5353 McFarland Rd., Indianapolis. Bereavement Group, 7 p.m., last three sessions, attending all sessions recommended but not required. Information: 317-786-4371 or pcollins@stjudeindy.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 22

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. African Liberation Day Mass, 1 p.m., honoring pan-African Liberation, celebrated in several African languages and French and English, reception to follow, bring dish and non-alcoholic drinks to share, sponsored by archdiocesan Black Catholic Community. Information: Pearlette Springer, 317-236-1474, pspringer@archindy.org.

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 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.

Hoosier Brewing Company, 147 S. Madison Ave., Greenwood. SHIP (Singles Hoping Involved Partnership) Outing, 6:30 p.m., fellowship ministry for singles ages 40-65, one hour of axe-throwing, Mexican buffet with bottomless fountain drink, $35, register by May 18. Information: martinlow8@cs.com.

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.

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General Announcements 

Deadline to receive checks for St. Agnes Academy All-Class Reunion in June is May 25

All class members of the former St. Agnes Academy in Indianapolis—including those who attended but did not graduate from the school—and their guests are invited to a St. Agnes Academy All-Class Reunion at the Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., in Indianapolis, at noon on June 12.

The cost is $25 per person. Checks and registration to attend must be received by May 25. Make checks payable to Pat Douglass, and include maiden name and class year. Send checks to Pat Douglass, 7550 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Bring your yearbooks, class pictures and other memorabilia to share.

For additional information, call Pat Douglass at 317-340-7550 or send an e-mail to padouglass@gmail.com.

 

Saint Meinrad Archabbey to hold women’s Catholic Leadership Forum on June 17-19

A women’s Catholic Leadership Forum will be held at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus, 200 Hill Dr., in St. Meinrad, on June 17-19.

The forum offers an opportunity to learn from other women leaders in the Church, to reflect on your own leadership call and gifts, and to bring your experiences into conversation with others.

This gathering, limited to 50 participants, is open to women at all stages of their leadership journey, from seasoned veterans to those new to a leadership role or beginning to navigate their sense of leadership within the Catholic Church.

Speakers include Kerry Robinson, executive partner for Global and National Initiatives, and Kimberly Baker, associate professor of patristics at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

Workshops include “Leadership Lessons from One Woman’s Life” by Judith Fean, vice president for mission at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind.; “How Purpose Changes Across Your Lifetime: Tools for Discerning Those Life Transitions” by Rachel Forbes Kaufman, founding director of The Retirement Institute; and “Seeking the Visible Face of God: Praying with Icons” by Benedictine Sister Jeana Visel of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Ind.

The cost is $250, which includes housing and meals. The cost for those commuting is $100. Scholarships are available.

Registration is required by June 1. Speaker and presenter information, a schedule and registration are available at womenofthechurch.org.

For more information, contact info@womenofthechurch.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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