St. Ed’s Advent Reconciliation Service is Thursday, December 13 at 7pm. There’s no better way to prepare for our celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas.
Other nearby opportunities for reconciliation service:
St. Mary’s Church, Crown Point is December 18 at 7pm
Holy Name Church, Cedar Lake is December 19 at 7pm
A Christmas Cantata, Invitation to a Miracle by Joseph M. Martin, will be performed by the Queen of All Saints Contemporary Choir at St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Church, Michigan City on Sunday, December 16 at 3:30pm.
Participate in the annual pilgrimage & peaceful, prayerful protest on Capitol Hill in the March for Life 2019 in Washington DC led by Diocese of Gary Pro-Life Director, Rev. Theodore J. Mens, January 16-19, 2019. We will depart from St. Mary Church in Griffith & St. Patrick Church in Chesterton. Cost is $300. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due now to hold your spot on the pilgrimage and the $250 balance is due December 10. Limited seating is available. For an application, email: email@example.com or call the St. Mary Church office at 219-924-4163. Please be advised there is a lot of walking involved with this pilgrimage.
Sheets Funeral Home offers a Holiday Memorial Program on Sunday,December 2 at 2pm for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. RSVP by November 30 by calling 696-0921.
St. James the Less – Marriage & Annulments, What You Need to Know on Thursday, November 29 at 7pm. Fr. Brian Chadwick, longtime member of the Tribunal will cover everything a person needs to know about the annulment process.
The Diocese of Gary – Faith Formation Series Intro to Theology of the Body, Thursday, November 15 from 6-8pm held at the Pastoral Center in Merrillville. More information contact Emily Sutton at 769-9292 x 282
St. Mary Catholic School is hosting its 57th annual Spaghetti Supper on November 14. Tickets are $5 for seniors, $8 for adults, $5 for children. Carry outs available 11:30-7:30; Dine in 11:30-2:00 for lunch and 4:30-7:30 for dinner. More information call 663-0670.
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.
Quinceanera Preparation Classes: Saturday, October 13th 10am-3pm at St John the Evangelist Church (St. Francis Room). Please register by October 10th by calling Adeline at 397-2125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Nora at 484-6917 or email email@example.com Cost is $10 & lunch is provided.
Knights of Columbus will have a fish fry at the Lake Village Firehouse on Friday, October 12th from 4 – 7pm.
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
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.
Divorce & Beyond: 10 week session Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – Nov. 14 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Valparaiso. Contact Mary Mauer at 531-0933 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or Adeline Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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