April 25, 2014

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The Coming Week

April 25

Community Life Center, 10612 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. 12th Annual Mission Day, “Exploring the Value and Function of Grief Symptoms: The ‘Companioning’ Helping Role,” Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., presenter, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $30 per person, CEU credits available. Information: 317-362-7691 or 317-236-1586.

St. Anthanasius the Great Byzantine Catholic Church, 1117 S. Blaine Ave., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, Divine Liturgy Mass, 9 a.m., Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer and meditation, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. procession to Joy of All Who Sorrow Eastern Orthodox Church, 1516 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

Joy of All Who Sorrow Eastern Orthodox Church, 1516 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life, prayer service to the Mother of God, Vespers, 5:15 p.m. Information: 317-408-0528 or abbafather.cuf@gmail.com.

April 26

The Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. Spring dance, 5-11 p.m., $17 per person with dinner included, children 16 and under no charge if accompanied by an adult. Information: 317-632-0619.

April 27

John XXIII Retreat Center, 407 W. McDonald St., Hartford City, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Mass celebrating the canonization of Pope John XXIII, Father Keith Hosey, celebrant, 4 p.m. Information: 765-348-4008.

April 30

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. Mass celebrating the canonization of Blessed Pope John XXIII, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., presider, 10 a.m., reception following Mass. Information: 317-787-8277.

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane N.E., Greenville. Dessert card party, 6-9:30 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-364-6646 or saintmichaelschurch.net.

May 1

St. Vincent Training Center, 8220 Naab Road, Ste. 200, Indianapolis. Office of Pro-Life and Family Life Health Ministry and St. Vincent Hospital, CPR and AED training for ushers and liturgical ministers, 5:45-8 p.m., $10 per person includes booklet. Information: 317-236-1475 or jlebeau@archindy.org.

May 2

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. First Friday exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary and Benediction, 4-6 p.m., Mass, 5:45 p.m. Information: 317-244-9002.

May 3

St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute. Wabash Valley Right to Life, “Boot Camp for Life,” training for high school and college-age students to defend unborn human life, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-877-9440 or abcoker@frontier.com.

May 7

The Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel (Diocese of Lafayette). St. Augustine Home for the Aged, “A Luncheon Style Show,” 11 a.m., $45 per person. Information: 317-872-6420.

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced. New members welcome. 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-243-0777.

May 8

The Regal-Great Escape Theater, Charlestown Road, New Albany. St. Joseph and St. Paul parishes, “Mary of Nazareth,” 6:30 p.m. Information: 812-246-2252. 

May 10

Sertoma Club East, 2316 German Church Road, Indianapolis. Hollis Adams Foundation (HAF), Mudder’s Day Run, $85 per person, $75 per person if part of a four-person team. Information: 317-841-1231 or HollisAdams@gmail.com.

St. Rose of Lima School, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. St. Rose Roaring 20’s Soiree, 6:30 p.m., small plate dinner, dance, social, $25 per person. Information: 317-738-3451.

St. Roch Parish, Family Life Center, 3603 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Single Seniors meeting, 1 p.m., age 50 and over. Information: 317-784-4207.

May 11

St. Malachy Church, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Mass in French, 5 p.m., confession, 4-4:45 p.m. Information: 317-536-5998 or ccfindy3@gmail.com.

May 13

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625 or vlgmimi@aol.com.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Euchre party, seniors and retirees, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-788-0522.

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General Announcements

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend offered on May 2-4

A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend will be offered at Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St. in Indianapolis, on May 2-4.

Marriages, like yards in the spring time, need cleaning and sprucing up. Couples can use this short weekend together to focus on their relationship and reap the benefits for years to come. The weekend helps couples enhance communication, renew commitment and rekindle romance.

For more information or to apply for a weekend, contact Jill and Mark Levine at 317-888-1892, or e-mail them at jbradleylevine@msn.com. Log on to www.wwme.org to learn more.


The Gift Shop at Providence Center begins inventory reduction sale

The Gift Shop at Providence Center began an inventory reduction sale on April 20.

Some items during the inventory reduction sale will be marked down 50 percent.

The shop was closed on Dec. 15, 2013, due to renovations and the construction of the permanent shrine of St. Mother Theodore Guérin, the Sisters of Providence foundress, who was declared a saint in 2006.

In December 2013, items from the shop were moved to its temporary location, the first floor of Owens Hall, to the right of the phone room at the main entrance.

Gift shop hours are 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. from Monday-Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call 812-535-2947 or 866-996-2947. Gift shop items can also be viewed and purchased online at SPGiftShop.com.


Father Peter Stravinskas, noted Catholic educator, to speak at St. Luke on May 4

Renowned Catholic educator Father Peter Stravinskas will be in Indianapolis on May 4 to share his presentation on “Good to Great: How Classical Education Can Lead Catholic Schools to Greatness.”

The executive director of the Catholic Education Foundation will speak about how Latin and classical literature can help reinforce students’ Catholic identity and values while also enhancing their success in high school and college.

His presentation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish Hall, 7575 Holliday Drive, East, in Indianapolis. The presentation is free, but anyone interested in attending is asked to register at www.stluke.org.


Katie’s Hope run/walk set for May 17 at Roncalli High School in Indianapolis

The family and friends of Katie Lynch have once again organized “Katie’s Run/Walk for Hope,” which will be held at Roncalli High School, 330 Prague Road in Indianapolis on May 17. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m., and the walk begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. It includes a 5K run/walk and a one-mile Kiddie Romp.

The event honors Katie’s courageous battle with cancer. Her “free spirit,” as well as her love of her family and friends, will be celebrated by raising funds for the Katie Lynch Scholarship Fund for Roncalli students, as well as helping to make the dreams of sick children come true.

The entry fee is $25 per person (which includes an event T-shirt), $15 for students, or $100 for a family. To be guaranteed a T-shirt, you must register by May 2.

To register online, log on to www.katieshope.org/common/WalkForm.asp. To register by mail, send a check made payable to Katie’s Hope to: Katie’s Hope, Attn: Angie Heinzelman, 5842 Perry Woods Way, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

For questions, contact Marty or Kathleen Lynch at 317-783-7119.

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Retreats and Programs

April 26

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Psychology: Blame, Shame and Responsibility,” Franciscan Sisters Olga Wittekind and Claire Sherman, PhD, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person or $65 per person CEU, price includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

April 27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 1:30-6 p.m., $56 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or archindy.org/family/marriage-precana.html.

April 30

Monastery Immaculate Conception, Kordes Center, Ferdinand. “Welcome Immersion Retreat.” Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2636 or thedome.org.

May 1-4

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Secretaries and Parish Administrators Retreat, “Little Things Mean a Lot,” Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 2

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Movie night: The Vanishing Bees, 6:30-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

May 2-4

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Mother Daughter’s Spring weekend, $75 per adult, $50 per child under 18. Information: 812-988-2839 or campranchoframasa.org.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis. Serenity retreat, 12-step retreat. Information: 812-923-8817.

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