Birthline-Volunteers Needed

Birthline, a program of the Office of the Pro-Life and Family Life, continues to experience an increase of the number of families whom we assist. Volunteer for this vital ministry from your own home by becoming a Birthline telephone volunteer! All training will be provided.  Potential volunteers must have computer knowledge and a computer. Please contact Jena Hartman at (317) 236-1433 or jhartman@archindy.org to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity. Other items of need: Girls and Boys all seasons clothes and pajamas in size 2T.

 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends


What is a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend? It is a positive, renewing experience for couples that have a good marriage, but want to make it even better! This is a time for you and your spouse to spend time together and learn about the tools to nourish your Sacrament in a new way. Consider attending on of the upcoming Marriage Encounter Weekend that will take place ON November 3-5, 2017 (Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House). To learn more or apply to attend, visit www.wwme.org.

 

April 18 - May 23: Divorce and Beyond

A Divorce and Beyond session will be offered six consecutive Tuesdays - April 18 through May 23, 2017- at the Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis. The topics for discussion include following - the process of divorce, self-image, stress, anger, blame, guilt, loneliness, and forgiveness. The cost of the six-week session is $30.00, which includes a book. For more information or to register, please contact the Pro-Life and Family Life Office at (317) 236-1586 or e-mail: dvanvelse@archindy.org. Registration forms available at www.archindy.org/divorcesupport.


Upcoming Retrouvaille Programs

Couples experiencing pain and misery in their relationship, even those already separated and divorced, can find help and hope through a Christian peer ministry called Retrouvaille (Rě-trō-vī). Couples from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are welcome to attend this valuable program.

Retrouvaille programs will be offered following dates and locations:  Indianapolis (August 11-13).

For more information, to register, or to find Retrouville programs throughout the country, visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com. Registration accepted on a space available basis. Confidentiality is strictly observed.

June 10, 2017: Know Your Fertility Intro Session

All are welcome- singles, dating/engaged/married couples to attend the upcoming Know Your Fertility Intro Session on June 10. In this educational presentation, learn about the advantages of the Creighton Model System for achieving and avoiding pregnancy as well as monitoring reproductive health by observing biomarkers. This is the first step in learning the Creighton Model.  Lap babies (only) welcome.
$35 if registered by June 3, after June 3 it will be $50 per couple/single. Meetings will be at Indy FertilityCare located at 85 East Cedar Street, Zionsville, IN 46077 at 10:30 am.  Please visit http://www.indyfertilitycare.com/introductory-sessions.html to complete the required registration.  Can't attend on June 10?  Classes are scheduled through April 8, 2018. Learn more at the website!


34th Annual Golden Wedding Jubilee - August 27, 2017

The Office of Pro-Life and Family Life invites all married couples of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis who will celebrate 50 years of marriage in 2017 to the 34th Annual Golden Wedding Jubilee.  This joyful celebration will take place on August 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Msgr. William F. Stumpf, and will be followed by a reception across the street at the Catholic Center in Assembly Hall. The event is free of charge, but registration is required. For more information about the event or to register, please visit www.archindy.org/weddingcelebrations.  Registration deadline is August 14, 2017. If you have questions, please contact Keri Carroll at kcarroll@archindy.org or (317) 236-1521.