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People and Places logoSt. Patrick Parish in Kokomo is currently arranging charter bus transportation to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in September. Cost for the charter bus travel is $180 per person. Registration for the bus will close by March 31 or as soon as the 54 passenger bus seats are filled. Registration forms may be found at After registering for the bus trip, parish representatives will help travelers with the process of purchasing the World Meeting of Families conference package and hotel arrangements. For more information, call the parish at 765-452-6021; John Floyd, trip coordinator, at 765-461-7207; or Kelli Conlon, parish family life director, at 765-454-7179. To learn more about the Philadelphia event, visit the Web site at

The Catholic Cemeteries Association in Indianapolis invites all to attend Way of the Cross Services on Good Friday, April 3. A Way of the Cross procession will begin at noon at Calvary Cemetery, 435 W. Troy Ave. The first station is located outside of the mausoleum. A Way of the Cross procession will begin at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 9001 Haverstick Rd. The first station is located in Our Lady of Fatima Section B, near the north entry gate. (In case of bad weather, the procession will be held in the chapel of Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum.)

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite all single Catholic women, ages 18 to 42, to learn more about becoming a sister during a “Come and See” weekend on April 10-12. The theme for the weekend will be “Rooted in the Charism of Providence.” The retreat will begin at 5 p.m. Friday in Owens Hall, located on the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, just northwest of downtown Terre Haute. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about what life is like as a Sister of Providence, including prayer with the sisters and more. The free weekend includes housing at Owens Hall and meals. For more information or to register, call Sister Editha Ben at 812-535-2895 or e-mail

St. Joseph Kokomo, a ministry of St. Vincent Health, recently named Dr. David L. Williams as its Physician of the Year for 2015. Members of the hospital’s Medical Executives Committee made the selection based on nominations from members of the medical staff and hospital employees. Dr. Williams has worked in St. Joseph Kokomo Emergency Services since 1993. He serves as chief medical officer and is part of TEAMHealth. St. Vincent Health is the state’s largest health-care employer, with 22 health ministries serving 47 counties in Indiana.

Milli Burchett of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Peru was one of the parishioners who recently consecrated themselves to Jesus through Mary after using the “33 Days to Morning Glory” program. Her name was incorrect in the March 22 edition.

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