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People and Places logoCadet Michael Joseph Breen II, son of Michael and Sally Breen of Noblesville, recently graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Breens are members of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Noblesville. Michael is the first alumni of Our Lady of Grace School and St. Theodore Guerin High School to graduate from the academy and commission as a second lieutenant. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in human geography. His first assignment will be at Fort Campbell, Ky.

A Legion of Mary retreat will be held Sept. 9-11 at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, Ind. The weekend retreat will include conferences, Mass and the opportunity for confession. For more information, call Loria Aschenberg at 765-446-8032. For reservations, call 800-581-6905.

The Lafayette Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Subaru of Indiana Automotive. Nearly 1,000 participants from Tippecanoe and surrounding counties are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Walk participants will complete a one- or three-mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, support programs and services, and more. To start or join a team, visit or call 800-272-3900.

Persons of all faith traditions are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the greater faith community of the Wabash Valley for an ecumenical TaizĂ© prayer gathering from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The theme for the sisters’ TaizĂ© gatherings in 2016 is “Finding God in the Ordinary.” Each month will have a specific focus; the focus for August will be “stress.” The gathering is free to attend. The hour-long service will include music and time for silent and spoken prayers. The prayer space is lit primarily by candles. For more information, call 812-535-2952. The Sisters of Providence is a congregation of nearly 320 women religious, with more than 200 Providence Associates, who serve others through works of love, mercy and justice. The sisters minister in 17 states, the District of Columbia and Asia. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Terre Haute.

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