July 12 & 19, 7 p.m.; St. John Bosco | Pre-Cat is an informal question-and-answer opportunity for those inquiring about Catholicism or who may be considering becoming a Roman Catholic. Pre-Cat meetings are an ideal way to clarify possible misconceptions or generally understand what Catholics believe before the more structured RCIA process begins on September 13, 2021. For more information, please contact Mike St. Amand at 317.844.5012.
June 29, 7 p.m. | We are having a special Mass on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul. During this Mass we will be asking for the intercession of these two august saints, praying for our country as we approach Independence Day and for our beloved Church, that we may serve as a remedy and balm for the many wounds and divisions that we are currently experiencing in our country. As our Pledge of Allegiance bids us, may we remain “one nation under God.”
July 22 - 25 | Volunteer at Tools for School! Please note that the volunteer sign-up has a different tab for each day. If using your phone, see the drop-down at the top of the page. Tools for School assists qualified families that live in Hamilton County with backpacks, school supplies, and other important school needs according to the supply list(s).
Wednesdays, June 23 - July 21, 11 a.m.; St. Thomas Aquinas Room | Our pastoral care office is sponsoring a 5-week series and discussion group to help our parishioners fend off anxiety. We will be following a book/video program titled Anxious for Nothing by Christian author Max Lucado. Participants are asked to purchase the book in advance. Email Jayne at email@example.com to reserve a space or if you have questions.
June 24, 6 - 7 p.m.; 7 - 9 p.m. | For Young Adults - ages 18 to 30s: we will be rebooting Frassati Society on June 24 with a new, monthly event called “Pillars 365.” There will be Adoration, Confession, a short talk, and praise & worship from 6 - 7 p.m., followed by a social at Bier Brewery from 7 – 9 p.m.
For some, domestic life is a secondary consideration. Most parents understand that they are to work hard to provide the material necessities for their families. However, Catholic men and women also have the responsibility to build the domestic Church.
Effective June 11, the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass is lifted throughout the state of Indiana. The celebration of the Eucharist at Mass is the source and summit of our life and mission as Catholics. Be sure to read the entire statement by clicking this post's title. (dol-in.org/covid-19-updates)
May 17, 7 p.m. • May 19, 7 p.m. • May 23, 2 p.m.; Church | Retraining is NOT required for currently commissioned EMHCs. All current EMHCs will be automatically recommissioned during Masses on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, June 6. If you are currently commissioned and do NOT wish to be recommissioned for the 2021-2022 year, please email Lauren March at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 23, Noon - 4 p.m.; OLMC Sports Fields | We will have the first of many new opportunities to build and strengthen community called "Let's Go!" Join us for our big kick-off with food trucks, games, and live music. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and lawn games. See you there!
St. Joseph probably didn’t see himself becoming a central character in the history of salvation and being given a title like “Protector of the Holy Church.” Yet, because he responded in faith to protect and provide for the Holy Family, the Church teaches that God has called him to protect and provide for the Body of Christ, which is the Church.
April 30; May 1, 2; OLMC Grounds | It's time for the annual Knights of Columbus Flower Sale! The sale takes place the weekend before Mother's Day, making them great gifts. Flowers are various prices, from $20 - $30. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted.
April 26 - May 4, 6:30 p.m.; Narthex | Have you, your family, or friends been burdened with the cross of cancer? Please come join in prayer for the intercession of St. Peregrine each evening. We will conclude with a Mass on May 4.
April 22, 7 p.m.; Parish Hall | Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the emotional distress that can be the result of trauma and other disturbing life experiences. Dr. Melanie Stone, PH.D., will discuss how EMDR has been used successfully in her practice to treat people with PTSD, anxiety, grief, low self-esteem, and depression.