April 27, 2012
Daughters of the Immaculata - Wednesday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the church
This high school girls ministry meets regularly to plan outings and opportunities while keeping an active role serving the parish in many ways. Join these young ladies as they continue to grow in holiness together. (The location has changed from when it was previously announced as being in Weitzel Hall)
Catholic Inquiry Night - RCIA - Wednesday, May 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the reception room
The RCIA program continues to offer a comfortable and casual gathering for those who have questions about the Catholic Church or who are also interested in converting to the faith. RSVP if you are interested in attending by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Friday Adoration - Friday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. to Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 a.m.
Spend time with Jesus in the Day Chapel during this period for Eucharistic Adoration. This is a wonderful opportunity to offer your prayers and petitions whether individually or as a family. If you'd like to commit to a half hour of keeping watch with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, please use the signup sheet in the narthex.
Antioch Retreat Weekend - Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6
High school youth, in grades 10 through 12, are welcome to attend this retreat weekend aimed at building a youth community and offering a spiritually fulfilling weekend for everyone. The retreat is offered to youth by youth, along with the help of adult facilitators. Visit ZionsvilleCatholicYouth.com/antioch to learn more or register your child.
May Crowning - Sunday, May 6 during 10:30 a.m. Mass
The parish will celebrate the tradition of May Crowning during the 10:30 a.m. Mass. At that time, the special procession and crowning of the Virgin Mary statue will take place.
Children's Liturgy of the Word - Sunday, May 6 during 10:30 a.m. Mass
Each month, the children of the parish are welcome to join their friends in a special gathering that helps celebrate the liturgy for those who have not yet received First Communion. Sessions are led by adult volunteers and all children return before the end of Mass.
Embrace Life Committee - Tuesday, May 8 from 7 to 8 p.m.
The Embrace Life Committee meets monthly to plan family-friendly activities as a way to promote the dignity of all human life. Feel free to join them at their next gathering in the reception room inside the church.
Young Adult Book Series - Thursdays on May 10 and 24 at 7 p.m.
Kicking off this May is the new young adult book series for those who are 18 to 35 years old. This special book series will cover topics inside, "Divine Therapy and Addiction, " by Fr. Thomas Keating. Young adults are welcome to join these casual and fun gatherings. RSVP and sign up for email notifications on gathering locations at ZionsvilleCatholic.com/youngadults.
High Definition RE - Saturday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. in Parish Hall
Youth are welcome to attend these fun and educational sessions that take religious topics and teach them at a kid-friendly level. Sessions also include snacks and games to help with learning. Email email@example.com to learn more or to register your child.
Confirmation - Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. in the church
Youth from the parish will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation after two full years of preparations, learning, and community service. Join the parish and guests as these young individuals receive this sacrament of initiation and then enjoy a reception in Parish Hall following the Mass.
Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord - Sunday, May 20
As the Easter season continues, the Catholic Church celebrates this solemnity in the liturgy.
Pentecost Sunday - Sunday, May 27
As the Easter season wraps up, the Catholic Church celebrates Pentecost Sunday in the liturgy.