May 20, 2022

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

May 23, June 6

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

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, June 8

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 25

Registration deadline for St. Agnes Academy All-Class Brunch on June 12, noon, at The Riviera Club, 5640 North Illinois St., Indianapolis., any former academy attendee, graduate and their guests are welcome, $25, reservations and checks must be received by May 25, send check payments to Pat Douglass, 7550 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46240. Information: Pat Douglass, 317-340-7550 or padouglass@gmail.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.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Rd., Indianapolis. Parish Festival, Thurs. 5-11 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, live music food, beer garden, rides, games, Vegas room, $10 food/drink ticket per family admission. Information: chair@saintsimonfestival.com, 317-826-6000 or saintsimonfestival.com.

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.

June 3-5

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Summerfest, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $4,000 grand prize raffle, Bingo Fri. and Sat., midway rides, silent auction, live entertainment, food, beer, wine, games for kids and adults, $10 admission for $10 in event coupons. Information: 317-357-8352, lfsummerfest@littleflowerparish.org.

June 5

St. Paul Parish, 814 Jefferson St., Tell City. Parish Picnic, 11 a.m., dinner, cash/quilt raffle, $10 for meal. Information: 812-547-7994 or stpaulch@psci.net.

June 10-11

Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference, Fri. 3:30-8:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., sponsored by Homeschool Connections, $38.97. Information and registration: catholichomeschoolconference.com.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Italian Street Festival, 5-11 p.m., homemade spaghetti sauce, pizza, cannoli, cheesecake, Italian beer and wine, live music, religious procession Sat. 6:45 p.m. before 7 p.m. Mass, free admission. Information: 317-636-4478 or indyitalianfest.org.

June 14

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.

June 15

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

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General Announcements 

St. Pio of Pietrelcina relics will be on display at Assumption Cathedral in Louisville on June 3-4

Relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, known as Padre Pio, will be on display for public veneration in Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. 5th St., in Louisville, Ky., from 1-8 p.m. on June 3-4.

The display is a stop on a tour of the relics led by the Saint Pio Foundation. In addition to the relics, a life-size statue of Padre Pio, titled “I Embrace You,” will be on display. It is a replica of the original statue erected in Pietrelcina, Italy, and dedicated to the “People of the United States of America.”

First and second-class relics of St. Pio available for public veneration include:

  • cotton gauze bearing his blood stains
  • a lock of his hair
  • a handkerchief of his
  • a piece of his mantle

A Mass in honor of St. Pio will be celebrated in the cathedral at 5:30 p.m. on June 4.

For more information, call 502-582-2971, e-mail mcyphers@cathedraloftheassumption.org or go to cutt.ly/StPioRelics.

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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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