Diocesan & Outreach Happenings


Lafayette Cursillo Ultreya & Thanksgiving Dinner;  The Lafayette Cursillo community will sponsor an Ultreya, a coming together of the Cursillo community, and a Thanksgiving Dinner at 6:00 PM, Saturday, November 17, 2018 in the St. Lawrence, Lafayette, church parish hall, upper level. This is our annual Thanksgiving get together. Turkey, dressing, table service, and some drinks will be provided. Please bring a family sized side dish or dessert to share. The Ultreya will follow at 7:00 pm. For more information, please contact Russ & Kathy Clark, 765-447-1042 or krclark43@yahoo.com


All are invited to participate in a Holy Hour of Healing and Reparation at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Lafayette, Friday, November 30, at 5:30PM led by Bishop Doherty.  Leading up to the Holy Hour, there will be an opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 3:30PM-5:30PM.


2018 Retreat Offerings at the St. Joseph Conference & Retreat Center

For more information, visit www.stjosephretreat.org or contact Fr. David Huemmer or call (765) 551-9585
To register, contact Samir Azer or call (765) 551-9570

November 

Get Away for a Day--Recharge Before the Holidays                 November 20                        $40 

Women’s Silent Retreat—A Great Start to Advent                     November 30 – Dec 2         $170 

December 

Advent Day of Reflection                                                              December 10                         $40 

Three Days in the Life of a Monk or Nun                                      December 11-13                    $185 

Men’s Silent Retreat                                                                     December 14-16                    $170 


Do you have a good marriage?  Do you want to make it even better?  Why not attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend and find out how you can make this happen?  Future Marriage Encounter Weekends will be at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, Indianapolis, from 19-21 October 2018 and from 26-28 April 2019, and at Mount Saint Francis Centre for Spirituality, New Albany, from 1–3 February 2019.   Visit www.wwme.org for further information.

Quote from the husband of a couple who made a Marriage Encounter Weekend:  “We have been married 33 years, and I didn’t realize how much my wife still loves me.”


Franciscan Hospice Care is welcoming volunteers!

As a hospice volunteer you may:

-Provide support to staff, terminally ill patients and bereaving families
-Assist with special projects
-Utilize your skills, abilities and interest to benefit others
-Receive specialized training and education
-Work a flexible schedule

Register today to join a volunteer training session: 765-423-6224


Millie's Thrift Shop/Tienda de Segunda de Millie   

Millie's Thrift Shop will have their 'gently used' LCSS uniforms and spirit wear on sale for half-price, starting July 9 to 13th.  They are open Monday - Friday, 10:00 to 4:00 and located at 626 N. Earl Avenue.

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Matrix LifeCare

Clothing Room Volunteers are needed at Matrix LifeCare. If you know how to shop and would feel comfortable chatting with clients, this job is for you! Help our clients shop to get their free clothes, diapers, etc. This need is especially urgent, so if you're interested please contact Morgan Presse  ASAP! We will work with your schedule!


Franciscan Health Lafayette 

Seeking volunteers for the gift shops. If you enjoy working with people and providing customer service, this may be a good fit for you!  All shifts are  4-5 hours in length and proceeds from the shops fund special Auxiliary projects in the hospital to help patients.  If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Volunteer Services at 765-502-4249 for more details or apply online at www.franciscanhealth.org/volunteer.


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