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PRAY THE ROSARY!!

Have you been troubled by the apparent loss of a just and moral society, or perhaps, some suffering in your family and wanted to help but did not know how? If you are praying the rosary, then you are already helping!

Sr. Lucy of Fatima said the following in 2002 before her death; “The Most Holy Virgin in these last times in which we live has given a new efficacy to the recitation of the Rosary, to such an extent that there is NO problem, no matter how difficult it is, in the personal life of each one of us, of our families, or even the life of peoples and nations that cannot be solved by the Rosary. There is NO problem, I tell you no matter how difficult it is, that we cannot resolve by the prayer of the Holy Rosary” - Sr. Lucy of Fatima.

If you are not already praying the daily rosary, please join all those who are! If you would like to receive a rosary and instructions on praying it, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 317-888-0873

7th ANNUAL CINCINNATI SQUARE DANCE

Pull out your boots and cowboy hats and come on down to the 7th Annual Cincinnati Square Dance Saturday April 21st from 6-11 p.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Finneytown (Cincinnati). This exciting event features live square dance calling by returning caller Zeke Regula as well as music by DJ Darren Zancan. All proceeds will be used to support local seminarians through Run for the Call. For questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A CONCERT WITH CARRIE NEWCOMER

Benefit Concert for the Benedict Inn Join us for an evening of entertainment and inspiration with Carrie Newcomer on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7:00 pm. Tickets for this event are just $20 each and there are still a few seats available. The concert will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 Carson Ave., Indianapolis. Proceeds support the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, a ministry of Sisters of St. Benedict, Our Lady of Grace Monastery. Please call 317-788-7581 or visit our website at www.benedictinn.org for more information or to register.

ST. AUGUSTINE GUILD LUNCHEON

The St. Augustine Guild annual luncheon, silent auction, and style show will be held Wed., May 2, 2018, beginning at 10:30, at the Charles Ritz in Carmel. This event benefits The Little Sister's of the Poor, to help with their work with the elderly needy of the area. Tickets are $55.00. and may be reserved by calling 317-294-1955. Please make reservations by April 20th.

MARY’S WAY An Evening of Prayer and Fellowship

The women of St Luke Catholic Church invite the women of Saint Lawrence to join us for Mary’s WAY on Thursday, May 10, from 6:45-9pm in the St. Luke South Gymnasium. Experience an evening of prayer and fellowship. Dinner will be served and Our Blessed Mother will be honored. For more infor or to make a reservation go to www.stluke.org. or call Teresa 317-439-1836.

DIVORCE AND BEYOND – 6 WEEK SESSION

Six Tuesday evenings April 10-May 15 from 7-9pm
The Catholic Center, 1400 N Meridian St, Providence Room
Cost is $30 and includes materials. Scholarships available.
This support group explores stress, anger, blame, and guilt with the goal of ultimate forgiveness, happiness, and growth.
Register at www.archindy.org/marriageandfamily/ministries-divorce.html or call 317-236-1586. Open to separated or divorced of all faiths.

EUCHARISTIC HEALING SERVICE

Father James Blount. Fr. James Blount an internationally-known priest of The Society of Our Lady of The Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) and recent speaker at the 2015-2017 Indiana Catholic Women’s Conferences brings passion and awareness that through the power of the Holy Spirit, God's Church can make a difference in the World today. Fr. Blount will share with us all the gifts of the Holy Spirit during his visit in anticipation of Pentecost! This takes place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman, IN. 47041., Praise and worship 6:30 pm Service Begins at 7:00 pm Confessions available throughout Service.

HEARTS & HANDS OF INDIANA

SAVE THE DATE! Hearts & Hands of Indiana presents the 9th Annual Houses to Homes Event on August 4, 2018 at Primo Banquet and Conference Center. The proceeds of this leading fundraiser directly fund the rehabilitation of previously abandoned homes in the near-west side of Indianapolis. These completed homes revitalize our neighborhood by providing families with a stable, quality home to call their own. Tickets are available for $100, includes admission, dinner, and drinks for 2 adults; plus 1 drawing entry for a chance at $5,000 grand prize, $1,500 prize, and two $500 prizes.

BISHOP CHATARD HIGH SCHOOL

TROJAN TREASURES GARAGE SALE
April 21 ~ 7 a.m. – noon. Join us for the Annual Trojan Treasures Garage Sale and see what treasures you may find!  Estate Sale : This year, in addition to the traditional garage sale, BCHS will again host a “virtual estate sale" through Everything But The House, which you can find by visiting EBTH.com. This will help BCHS generate more profit for valuable items that sometimes sell for much less than their value during a garage sale. Examples of estate items that individuals may donate include jewelry, mid-century modern or antique furniture, fur coats, designer handbags, wool area rugs, fine art, unique or rare pieces, or vintage clothing. Donations will be accepted until April 20. Please contact Amy Solomon at 317-750-9652 if you would like to have an estate item picked up. Donations for the garage sale are also being accepted in the containers in the BCHS parking lot. Charitable tax donation forms can be found in the containers.

SUMMER CAMPS AT BCHS
Bishop Chatard High School offers a variety of camps that encourage 1st-8th grade students to explore new interests, challenge their imaginations and hone current skills. Athletic and enrichment camps appeal to students interested in theatre, technology, music, sports, community service, art and more. Half and full-day camps are available, or your child may bring a lunch and experience different camps in our morning and afternoon sessions.

JUST ADDED - THEATRE CAMP!
Students entering grades 5 through 8 in the fall of 2018 are invited to join us for a morning Theatre Camp June 18-21. Campers will work with high school and college thespians to hone acting skills and character development. Games and creative exercises designed to boost on-stage confidence and build performance skills will be part of this unique camp week. Campers will learn special effects and improv techniques that they can use in their grade school theatre productions. Early-bird and multiple camp discounts are available. Visit www.bishopchatard.org/camps/ to learn about the camps being offered and to register.

CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Cathedral High School presents “Mary Poppins”
Cathedral High School Theatre will present its annual spring musical, "Mary Poppins," from April 26-29th at the Joseph O'Malia Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cathedral. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on April 26, 27 and 28th, and 3 p.m. on April 29th. For more information and to order tickets, visit www.gocathedral.com/theatre 

Shadow at Cathedral High School
Come be a VIP—“Very IRISH Person”—for a day! We invite all 8th grade students to spend a day in the life of one of our students, meeting teachers, attending classes and experiencing what being IRISH is all about! Visiting students will be hosted by a freshman student who has similar co-curricular interests and/or academic abilities. Follow this link to sign up: http://bit.ly/2x6qeGU  or contact Maribeth Cloud at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Camp Cathedral Summer Camp
Join us for 2018 “Camp Cathedral” Summer Camps at Cathedral High School! Cathedral High School’s Summer Camps are open for registration at www.campcathedral.com . Camp Cathedral runs from June 4-July 27 and includes half-day single camps and all-day combo camps. Before and after care are available. Families can choose from over 35 sports camps and nearly 60 enrichment camps. Camps are grade specific with offerings for Kindergartners through 12th graders. Make new friends and new memories! But hurry, as popular camps fill up quickly. Find more information and to sign up go to www.campcathedral.com

High School Placement Test Summer Academy
Current 7th graders who want to maximize their potential for success on the High School Placement Test should consider Cathedral’s Placement Test Summer Academy. For an early bird price of only $85 for students who register by May 15, students can take a practice placement test on a Monday, receive direct instruction from Math and English teachers for three days, and take another practice test on a Friday. Plus, students receive a free test prep book ($20 value) at the end of the course! Prepare for success on the test, and earn scores that can be used for admission and/or merit scholarships during 8th grade. Choose from mornings or afternoons during one of the two weeks—June 18-22 or July 9-13. Visit www.gocathedral.com/hsptacademy or call (317) 968-7370 to learn more!

SCECINA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL

Scholarships for current Scecina students Did you know students currently enrolled at Scecina can apply for scholarships? These scholarships will be awarded in May for the 2018-19 school year. Visit scecina.org/current-student-scholarship-opportunities.

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LISTEN TO FATHER TOMS HOMILY ON APRIL 22, 2018

LISTEN TO FATHER MARTIN'S HOMILY ON APRIL 22, 2018

Next Weekend–Coffee & Donuts after Morning Masses. Served by the Knights of Columbus

Fr.Beechem 2018

Join us in Fr. Beechem Gym
April 28, 2018 6:00pm-Midnight

Doors open at 5:30pm. Bingo begins at 7:30pm.

Tickets now on sale at School Office!
$40/person (until April 8); $45/person (after April 8)
Reserved table of 8 is $350.
Includes dinner catered by Jugs, beer, wine, soft drinks,
10 bingo games, reverse raffle entry for a 50” Smart TV.
Pizza and fellowship following bingo.

Extra opportunities: silent auction, 50/50 raffle, pull tabs

Please return your gift tag donations to the School or Parish Office. All proceeds benefit the Education Fund established by Father Joseph Beechem to assist the students of Saint Lawrence Catholic School.

 

Questions? Email Christ Ugo chrisknych@aol.com or
call the School Office 317-543-4923

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 33 days to morning glory

 33 Days to Morning Glory

An extraordinary 33-day journey to Marian consecration - to Jesus through Mary - with four giants of Marian spirituality: St. Louis de Montfort, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Blessed Pope John Paul II.


Fr. Michael Gaitley masterfully summarizes their teaching, making it easy to grasp, and simple enough to put into practice. More specifically, he weaves their thoughts into a user-friendly, do-it-yourself retreat that will bless even the busiest of people. So, if you’ve been thinking about entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time or if you’re simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to her, 33 Days to Morning Glory is the right book to read and the perfect retreat to make. 

 

Click here to view the flyer and registration form.

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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