Diocese of Gary Bishop’s Council on Young Adult Evangelization presents Adoration & Social Night for Young Adults in their 20’s or 30’s. Gather with us on Saturday, October 6, 7-8:30pm at St. Bridget (Hobart) for a night of adoration, reconciliation, conversation, & reflection. Afterwards, stick around for social time in adjacent downtown Hobart restaurants and bars. Visit adorationnwi.com
You’re invited to a day of gratitude thanking God for all He has given you on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Queen of All Saints Legacy Center 1719 E Barker Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360. You’ll recognize how special you are & how to use your uniqueness to offer your gifts back to the God. A keynote speaker, panel of experts, Catholic vendors, & your friends in faith will offer inspiration. For more info, contact Debbie Tatum, Director of Stewardship, firstname.lastname@example.org or 219.769.9292, ext. 268. Priest session at 10am, general sessions from 11:30-4:15, Mass at 4:30 celebrated by Bishop Hying. Registration is $20. www.garysynod.com/stewardship
St. John the Evangelist is having a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico from December 8 – 13, 2018. $2,349.00 per person including air from Chicago. Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily. Mass everyday. For a Flyer or more detailed information please call Cathie or Michael Milano at 1-800-773-2660.
SS Peter and Paul and St. Joan of Arc are sponsoring Christ in Concert, a new event featuring short inspirational talks & choir & solo music. Christ in Concert is being held at SS Peter and Paul Church in Merrillville on Sunday, September 16 at 3pm. Light refreshments will be served. For more info call 219-741-6049.
The Cursillo weekend for women is being held November 15-18 at Cedar Lake Ministries. Come share a weekend of joy, music, prayer with women like you from the whole Diocese. For more information contact Teri Jeffries at 895-0898.
Divorce & Beyond: 10 week session Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – Nov. 14 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Valparaiso. Contact Mary Mauer at 531-0933 or email@example.com
Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend on October 12-14 at the Wyndam Garden Hotel in Elk Grove Village, IL. For information on applying, please go to http://wwme-chicagoland.org or call 630-577-0778.
The Diocese of Gary Apostolate for the Other-Abled is starting Friday Night Stars, a respite care program for parents of other-abled children & their siblings. Care will be provided for your children between the hours of 5-9pm once a month starting August 31. There will be games, crafts, movies & other activities to keep your child entertained while you enjoy some free time. For more information contact Emily Hackett at firstname.lastname@example.org or Adeline Torres at email@example.com. Children must be signed up 3 days prior to the event date in order to attend.
September 21-23 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.
The Share Foundation will hold its 24th Leprechaun Hunt on Sunday, August 5 from noon to 6pm at Sharing Meadows. Enjoy food, games, and Irish music. Search for the thirty three leprechauns. For tickets call 219-778-2585. www.sharefoundation.org/leprechaun-hunt.
Our Lady of Consolation in Merrillville will have a rummage sale Thursday, July 26 thru Saturday, July 28th from 9am – 4pm & Sunday, July 29 from 9:30am – 12:30pm. Proceeds Benefit OLC Parish Life Fund.
Young adult Catholics are invited to NWI Camino, a 2 day Spiritual pilgrimage walk for young adults (college-aged, 20’s, 30’s) from Crown Point to Hammond August 4-5. Inspired by the Camino de SanAago in Spain, you’ll walk 11 miles the first day, 7.2 miles the second day, with an optional overnight campout at Our Lady of Grace In Highland, featuring Pilgrim Mass with Bishop Hying. Free. Preregistration required on or before 7/21. Learn more at nwicamino.com
The Diocese of Gary Office for Youth & Young Adults has partnered with the Shrine of Christ’s Passion in St. John with a free concert Saturday, July 21 at the Shrine of Christ’s Passion featuring Briitt Edwards of Nashville and The PJ Anderson Band. The concert is free & open to the public. Doors open at 6pm, concert starts at 7:30. Food will be available for purchase. Please bring your own lawn chair.
Mark your calendars for August 14 for Bishop Hying’s Birthday Bash 2018 at U.S. Steel Yard, home of the Gary South Shore RailCats. Tickets will be available for purchase through the parish office or online at www.catholicfuture.org. There are three options for tickets: $40 for game + BBQ + drinks or $30 for game + BBQ or $10 for game; children under three are free. Proceeds benefit Bishop Hying’s Mercy Fund to benefit works of mercy in our diocese.
St. Mary in Crown Point will host its Theology On Tap on Wednesdays – July 11, 18, 25, & Aug 1 at 7pm at Crown Brewing. St. John the Evangelist will host its TOT on Tuesday, July 24 at Malt Brothers, St. John. St. Michael hosts TOT on Thursdays – Aug. 9, 16, 23, starting at 7pm at Region Ale in Schererville. For more information visit garyontap.com.
Rachel’s Vineyard retreats in Valparaiso, IN for post-abortion healing & reconciliation will be Sept 14 -16. For more information contact Rosanne at 552-2944 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come & celebrate the 45th annual Slovak Day on Sunday, July 15 at 5755 Pennsylvania St. Merrillville. 10:30 Mass is followed by ethnic food, drink, raffle, & dancing. Visit www.facebook.com/SlovakDayCelebration or contact Betty Yurechko at 795-1518.
July 15 – County Line Orchard Apple Farm 200 S. County Line Rd. Hobart 4pm. This mass is sponsored by Ss. Peter & Paul, St. Joan of Arc Parishes & St. Francis Xavier parishes. Celebrant: Bishop Donald J Hying
August 5 – Herr Farm 9804 W 219th Ave. Lowell 4pm. This mass is sponsored by St. John the Evangelist, St. Thomas More & Holy Name parishes. Celebrant: Rev. Jeff Burton. A pot luck meal will be served immediately after the Masses. Please bring a dish to share & your lawn chair to insure seating.
Hope Center, a ministry of the Lowell Church of Christ is hosting “A Journey of Hope” to celebrate NWI survivors. A 2.5 mile neighborhood walk through Lowell will begin at 9am; worship service at 10:30am; picnic lunch following for $5 per person for participants. Reservations & payment due by May 21st at the Lowell Church of Christ, 299 N. Burr St. from 8am-2pm. Visit www.NorthwestIndianaHopeCenter.com or call Lowell Church of Christ at 696-7591.
Knights of Columbus will have a fish fry at the Lake Village Firehouse on Friday, May 11 from 4 – 7pm.