Last updated 04/18/2014 9:24 AM
People & Places
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Crawfordsville recently announced the appointment of Terry Klein as its vice president and chief operating officer. Klein had been with Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette since 2004, most recently serving as manager for palliative care. He received his diploma in nursing at the Mayo Clinic, and his master’s degree in business administration and doctoral degree in organizational behavior and organizational development at James Madison University.
The Alpha Xi Delta sorority will present an autism awareness concert featuring musical savant Tony DeBlois at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center, 535 W. State St., West Lafayette. Though blind and autistic, Tony plays more than 20 musical instruments and sings in 11 languages. Through performances around the world, he has shared his message to believe in yourself and never give up on your dreams. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Free parking will be available in the Marsteller Street Parking Garage next to the church. Free-will donations will be accepted; all proceeds will go to Autism Speaks and the local autism community. All are welcome to attend.
All are invited to attend the annual “Hats Off to Spring Luncheon Style Show” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel. The show is sponsored by the St. Augustine Guild and benefits the Little Sisters of the Poor and their ministry at the St. Augustine Home in Indianapolis. This year’s event also will include a silent auction, as well as several raffle opportunities. Cost is $45 per person. Reservations are requested by April 26. For more information or reservations, call JoAnne Spellman at 317-965-8279.
Registrations are now being accepted for Camp Marian, a summer camp for girls sponsored by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Ind. Filled with fun, food and friends, the camp is for girls who are currently in fifth through eighth grades. This year’s camp, which takes place by Lake Marian at the Benedictine monastery, will be held June 16-18. Cost is $45 per person, due at registration. There is a 50-camper limit. For more information, e-mail Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 812-367-1411, ext. 2830, or visit the Web site at www.thedome.org/vocations.
Nationally known poet Norbert Krapf of Indianapolis will sign copies and give a reading from his new book, “Catholic Boy Blues: A Poet’s Journal of Healing,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Indiana Interchurch Center, 100 W. 42nd St., Indianapolis. Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis also will be present at the reading. An alumnus of Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, and a former poet laureate of Indiana, “Catholic Boy Blues” is Krapf’s 11th full-length collection of poetry. Sexually abused by his parish pastor as a boy in southern Indiana, Krapf chronicles the abuse in his book, and the effects it has had on him, his family and loved ones.
St. Athanasius the Great Byzantine Catholic Church in Indianapolis will host a visit of the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa from 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, to 5:15 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the church, 1117 S. Blaine Ave. The visit is free and open to the public. The icon of the Black Madonna is making a worldwide journey in defense of life, sponsored by Human Life International. For more information, call 317-632-4157 or visit the Web site at www.saindy.com/2014/03/31/our-lady-of-czestochowa-icon-upcoming-visit.