St. Mary’s Catholic School in Crown Point is having their 12th Annual Art from the Heart Fundraiser on November 18 from 7-10pm. Silent Auction, wine, local food & craft brew tastings, music & fellowship. Tickets $25 each in advance or $30 at the door. More info call 663-0676.
St. Mary Catholic School is hosting its 56th annual Spaghetti Supper on November 8. Tickets are $5 for seniors; $8 for adults ages 15-59; $5 for children 5-14; children 4 & younger eat free. You can purchase tickets at the door or in advance by calling 663-0676. Lunch served from 11:30am-2pm. Supper served 4:30pm-7:30pm.
Catholic Charities Rachel Support Group Diocese of Gary provides a post-abortion support group in a safe, non-judgmental space with other women who share the same experience. All faiths welcome. This group is free of charge. Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm November 7, 14, 21, 28, & December 5, 12 & 19. Call confidential number 219-844-4883 for more information.
Southlake Deanery of the Diocese of Gary is hosting a Catechetical Day on Sunday, November 5. Where is God in the Chaos? Listen to Sue Grenough Ph.D. help explore where we can find God in the busyness of our lives. Conference held from 1-4pm which includes a keynote address, prayer, vendors, snacks & individual breakout sessions related to catechesis. Registration is $10. For more information contact St. Matthias Parish at 219-663-2201.
Our Lady of Sorrows is leading a pilgrimage to Ireland March 14-22, 2018 doing the footsteps of St. Patrick & Our Lady of Knock Shrine over St. Patrick’s Day. $2,600 per person including air from Chicago. For a flyer or more detailed information call Cathie or Michael Milano at (800) 773-2660.
Catholic Charities is seeking full time Intake Worker. This person will work in both the East Chicago & Gary offices. Please contact Joanne Pivarnik at email@example.com for information regarding the position and/or to apply.
St. Matthias Church, Crown Point is hosting Hope Ministry Sessions for grief support on Sundays beginning Oct 22 from 11am to 1pm. More information contact Jacki Gentry at 663-4281 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by Oct 16th. Question call their parish office at 663-2201.
Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide LOSS program is a support group for adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide. This program is on the third Monday of each month from 7-9pm at the Diocese of Gary Pastoral Center in Merrillville. For information please call Loss at 312-655-7284 or Mary Edwards 219-241-2732
The Diocese of Gary Office for Youth & Young Adults, in collaboration with the Office of Intercultural Ministries, is coordinating a pilgrimage to Panama for the next World Youth Day, January 24-28, 2019. WYD festivities, including a huge Mass with the Pope. Cost is $2200, includes transportation, hotel, meals, & WYD credentials. The first deposit of $350 is due to the diocese by November 1. To learn more, visit garywyd.com, or call Kevin Driscoll 769-9292 x229.
Marriage Date Night on October 13 at Don Quijote Restaurant in Valparaiso at 4:45pm. Cash Bar 5:15pm Dinner 7pm. Reflection on Marriage by Bishop Hying. Cost is $60 per married couple. Register By September 29 at www.dcgary.org/datenight.
St. Anthony Village & Hospice Diamonds & Denim A Night of Glitz & Giving, dinner, dance & raffle Friday Sept 29 at 6:30pm at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Merrillville. Cost is $90 per person. More information contact Blossom Mabon at 661-5105 by September 22.
St. Matthias Church is hosting their Fall Garage Sale on Thursday, Sept 28 9am-6pm & Friday, Sept 29 9am-1pm. Questions call 663-2201.
St. Vincent DePaul at Holy Spirit Church Bible trivia, audience interaction, improvised moments, the funniest quiz about the Holy Family, & Bingo on September 30. Doors open at 6:30pm ticket is $30 which includes appetizers. Contact 661-0644 for event or raffle tickets!
St. Stephen Women’s Club is sponsoring “Quarters 4 a Cause Auction”. Bids on Items are 1-4 quarters. September 24 at American Legion on Broadway in Merrillville. Doors open at noon, Auction begins 1pm. Lunch available. More info call Maureen at 805-0619.
September 22-24, 2017 in Portage, IN Retrouvaille offers a welcoming and loving space to couples who have been living with the misery of a failing marriage. Retrouvaille offers hope: hope that it is not too late, hope of a different and better marriage. For more info contact 708-802-1830; NWI@Retrouvaille.org or visit their website: www.helpourmarriage.com.
Cedar Lake Knights of Columbus “Half Way to St. Paddy’s Day featuring Three Men in Kilts” September 23, Dinner at 6pm; music at 7pm. Cost: $20 per person. Advanced ticket sales only. More info call 374-4294.
Andrea High School: “Meet a Niner Night” on September 20 & October 12 from 6-8pm. Open House October 22 from 2-4pm. For more info call Jim Nohos at 887-5959 ex 260.
A bible study geared for women who have had abortions will meet on Monday evenings 6:30-8:30pm September 11 – November 20 at Living Stones Church in Crown Point. Call Lynne at 306-0956 or Joann at 595-0241 for more information.
Pancake breakfast & bake sale at St. Augusta’s Church in Lake Village, September 10 from 7am- noon in church hall.