Last updated 05/16/2013 2:20 PM
Happening in the Local Church
Contributions to “Happening … in the Local Church” are most welcome.
Send items in writing to: P.O. Box 1603, Lafayette, IN 47902 or e-mail us.
Please send information as far in advance as possible, but at least two weeks before the event to ensure timely notice. The listing is free.
Car seat clinic
LAFAYETTE — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education will host a car seat clinic from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Bill Long Building, 1415 Salem St. Participants should report to Suite 102. To participate in the clinic, families must make an appointment by calling 765-449-5133. The Kathryn Weil Center is the community education department of Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health.
RENSSELAER — The Saint Joseph’s College charity garage sale, sponsored by the GREEN Pumas, will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, on the West Court of the Richard F. Scharf Alumni Fieldhouse. Proceeds will go to the Good Samaritan Food Pantry, the college’s Halleck Cafeteria Project and the Campus Gardens. All are welcome to attend.
LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Cursillo community will host an ultreya (a gathering of the Cursillo community) at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the lower level of the parish hall at St. Lawrence Parish. All Cursillistas and friends are welcome to attend. Those attending are asked to bring a snack or beverage to share. For more information, call Jeff and Marlene Jarboe at 765-567-2216 or e-mail email@example.com.
“New Baby Day Camp”
LAFAYETTE — A “New Baby Day Camp” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education, 1415 Salem St. Open to children ages 3 to 9, the program helps prepare children for the arrival of a new family member, the changes that might occur and how to discuss feelings about the new baby. Cost is $15 per child; cost for additional siblings is $5 each. At least one parent is expected to attend and both are welcome. For more information or to register, call 765-449-5133.
ANDERSON — All are invited to attend a Pentecost bingo and brunch after the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 19, at St. Ambrose Parish. The bingo and brunch will be held in Ambrosian Hall in the church basement. Those attending are asked to bring a prize wrapped in red and a food item to share.
Faithful City Prayer Group
LAFAYETTE — The Faithful City Prayer Group, a charismatic prayer group, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in the Bishop Gallagher Room at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. The group meets in a Catholic environment to praise God, share his Word and exercise the gifts of the Holy Spirit. For more information, call Chuck Bunnell at 765-296-6955.
MUNCIE — Father Michael McKinley will be the guest speaker at the next gathering of SEED (Seeking Evangelization through Eucharistic Devotion) on Thursday evening, May 23, at St. Mary Church here. Eucharistic exposition will begin after the 5 p.m. Mass and continue until 8 p.m. Father McKinley will speak at 7 p.m. on “Easy Questions: Not So Easy Answers, Except in Christ.” A reception for Father McKinley will be held in the parish Facilities Building after the prayer service. All are welcome to attend.
LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Deanery Council of Catholic Women will hold its spring meeting on Thursday, May 23, in the St. Francis Room of St. Lawrence Parish. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the business session at 9:30 a.m. and guest speaker Arlene Bowyer from St. Mary Parish, Frankfort, at 10:45 a.m. Cost is $5 for the day, which includes lunch. All Catholic women are invited to attend. RSVP is requested by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765-404-5770.
Women’s health event
LAFAYETTE — “Women’s Works: Tools for a Healthier You” will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in the Heartland Perks coffee shop on the campus of Francis St. Elizabeth Health - Lafayette East, 1701 S. Creasy Lane. The wellness event, led by area physicians, aims to educate women ages 35 and older about early detection and treatment options for common health issues. The first 40 women to register will receive a free “goodie” bag. The event is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Kathryn Weil Center for Education at 765-449-5133.
Members of the Frassati Society of Young Adult Catholics invite young adults to join them in participating in the June 22 “Tame the Terrain” race in North Vernon, Ind. Registration information for the race can be found online at www.tametheterrain.com. For more information from the Frassati Society, e-mail Alle Owens at email@example.com.