Welcome to Our Catholic Community
Bienvenido a Nuestra Comunidad Catolica

Growing, Caring, Nurturing, Evangelizing
Creciendo, cuidando, nutriendo, Evangelizando

Welcome to Our Catholic Community
Bienvenido a Nuestra Comunidad Catolica

Growing, Caring, Nurturing, Evangelizing
Creciendo, cuidando, nutriendo, Evangelizando

Welcome to Our Catholic Community
Bienvenido a Nuestra Comunidad Catolica

Growing, Caring, Nurturing, Evangelizing
Creciendo, cuidando, nutriendo, Evangelizando

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Capital Campaign Banner 2018Since 1949, Saint Lawrence has been ministering to the needs of the Lawrence area with a priority on Catholic education. And, while facilities and faces have changed over the years, one thing remains the same…our commitment to Christ, to one another and to the betterment of our community. Learn More!  Click here!

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LISTEN TO FATHER MARTIN'S HOMILY ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

LISTEN TO DEACON TOM'S HOMILY AND FATHER TOM'S TALK ON COMMITMENT SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018

LISTEN TO FATHER MARTIN'S HOMILY ON AUGUST 19, 2018

Click here to view all homilies!

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST NEXT SUNDAY, September 23

10:00-11:30am in Fr. Conen Hall

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO HELP THE PARISH? BECOME AN USHER!

Saint Lawrence is in need of adults 18 or older who would enjoy the opportunity to help at Mass by becoming an Usher. The services we provide as Ushers are very easy to learn and your commitment would be serving one month out of every three at the Mass that you normally attend. If you are interested, please contact Phil Meuleman at philmeuleman@gmail.com and he will answer any questions you may have and get you signed up as a member of the Ushers! Thank you!!

 

HELPING OUR SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MEMORY OF WILBERT AND PEGGY MARTIN

Hello Saint Lawrence Community,

 

As you may remember, my grandparents, Wilbert and Peggy Martin, were parishioners at the church for over 50 years. They both believe in and exemplified the Catholic values of stewardship and loving our neighbors. They also truly valued being a part of Saint Lawrence, instilling in me and my family the importance of community and helping everyone, especially those who are not always in a position to help themselves.


In that spirit, in conjunction with the school principal, Ms. Watson, we have decided to create The Martin Lunch Fund. To honor their memory and everything my grandparents stood for, this fund will be used to assist families to pay their students' monthly lunch bill to alleviate any financial hardships. If you wish to make a tax-deductible contribution to the fund or have any questions, please call Ms. Watson at 317-543-4923. Your support will be greatly appreciated!

 

Sincerely,
Jessica (Martin) Seth, Class of 1999

WELCOME TO THE KINGDOM OF GOD!

We welcome to the kingdom who were baptized here at Saint Lawrence in the last few weeks Harper Baker, Brenda Cuautle-Cuautle, Riquelmaer, Garcia-Amador, Dawson Heisserer, Magdalena Lopez-Perez, Camila Lopez Rangel, Ana Martinez Martinez, Daleyza Mazariegos, Matthew Petlachi-Aviles, Santiago Pizarro, Jacqueline Rebollar-Valle, Randy Tello, Vanessa Tello, Eric Torres-Moreno, Jayden Torres-Moreno, Wendy Tepehua-Tochimani, Dylan Tepozotlan-Garcia

SMRE (Sunday Morning Religious Education)

Registrations open until the end of September. For more information please call Claudia Diaz at the parish office. 317-546-4065 ext 336

pivotal prayersSt. Lawrence Catholic Church presents: CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players

4650 N. Shadeland Ave. - Learning Center
Fee: $22.00 includes a workbook
Discover the figures who shaped the Church and changed the world!

Bishop Robert Barron (Word on Fire) takes you on a journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church’s most influential people. This film series illuminates a handful of saints, artists, mystics and scholars, who not only shaped the life of the Church, but changed the course of civilization!

 

This enlightening series is presented in two parts:

Part 1: 6 sessions begins week of Sept. 16, 2018 and Part 2: 6 sessions begins week of Jan. 19, 2019

 

A Study Guide includes detailed commentary on the film, as well as Questions for Understanding and Reflection to help connect the material to your own life and experience.

 

Part 1: St. Francis of Assisi, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Bl. John Henry Newman
Part 2: St. Catherine of Siena, G.K. Chesterton, and Michelangelo

 

Click here to view the flyer and registration!

AN INVITATION FROM EMILY SCHAFER

“You will receive a new name pronounced by the mouth of the Lord.” – Isaiah 62:2

Family and friends: It is with joy that I share with you the news that I will be taking the next step in my vocation with the Daughters of Holy Mary of the Heart of Jesus! I will be becoming a prenovice on September 29, 2018, the feast of the Archangels. In this step, I will receive my religious name. I want to invite everyone to attend Mass and lunch. The information is below. Prayers are greatly appreciated.

In His Heart,
Postulant Schafer (Emily)
Date and Location: Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Marian Fountain Of Living Faith Novitiate, 700 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, OH 43952. Mass at 11am followed by lunch. Please RSVP to (740) 346-2625.

HOSPITAL VISITATION FROM OUR PRIESTS

Please remember that because of HIPPA rules, hospitals will not call Saint Lawrence and tell us when you are in the hospital. Even if you give the hospital the name of our church, they will not pass on your hospital admission to us. When you are admitted to the hospital, please have a family member call Saint Lawrence (317-546-4065) and let us know of your illness. If you need a priest in an emergency, please use our emergency phone (317-987-7818).

LOW-GLUTEN HOSTS ARE AVAILABLE

(0.01% gluten content) Please alert the presiding priest before Mass and stand in this priest’s Communion line to receive the host.

FAITH DIRECT ONLINE

Giving Fast. Pray. Give up your Envelopes! We invite you to help your parish save money by giving up your offertory envelopes this Lent! Enrolling with Faith Direct will provide St. Lawrence Catholic Church with consistent support and simplify your giving without the wasteful envelopes. Join us in giving up envelopes this Lenten season! www.faithdirect.net church code: IN124

PARISH LIBRARY

Stop in after the weekend masses or visit online by clicking here.

SCHEDULE YOUR MASS INTENTIONS

Weekend Masses are scheduling into August. Daily Masses are available as early as next week. Call Kim at the parish office 317-546-4065 to schedule a Mass intention in memory of a loved one or for the special intention of a loved one. The stipend is $10.

PRAY THE ROSARY EVERY WEEK at St. Lawrence

4:30pm every Saturday evening in the Church before 5:00pm mass

8:30am every Sunday in the Chapel before 9:00am mass
1:00pm every Sunday in the Chapel after the noon mass
7:00pm every Monday night in the Chapel
Following daily mass Tuesday-Friday in the Chapel

WEEKEND MASSES

5:00pm Saturday
9am and 12pm Sunday

6:00pm Sunday Latino Mass

DAILY MASS

8:15am Monday - Wednesday, Friday - Saturday
5:30pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00pm Thursday (Spanish)

CONFESSIONS

Saturdays: 4:00-4:45pm before 5:00pm mass

Sundays: 8:00-8:45am before 9:00am mass

Sundays: 5:30-5:50pm before 6:00pm Misa

Thursdays: 6:00-6:45pm before 7:00pm Misa

First Friday of the month: after 8:15am Mass

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Sunday: After the Noon Mass to 4:00pm
Thursday: After the 8:15am Mass to 4:00pm
Friday: After 8:15am Mass to 3pm
Men's Adoration: 3rd Sunday of the month 9-10pm

COMMUNION SERVICES

In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel except for Holy Days and Holidays
6:45am – Monday thru Wednesday & First Friday of Month
8:15am - Thursday
5:30pm – Monday, Wednesday


VESPERS

5:15pm Monday thru Fri - Church Choir Area

AROUND TOWN

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