Diocesan & Outreach Happenings

Schoenstatt Holy Hour

All are invited to the Schoenstatt Holy Hour with Father Cassian Sama O.P On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7pm in St Thomas Aquinas Church. It will Include adoration, rosary, a homily, and benediction.


St. Benedictine Oblate 

A Benedictine Oblate of St. Meinrad is a community united by adherence to the teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Holy Rule of St. Benedict and the values shared with the monks of St. Meinrad through prayer, liturgical celebration and fellowship.  If you are interested in being an oblate, please contact: oblates@saintmeinrad.edu you can also visit their website at:  https://www.saintmeinrad.org  Currently several in the Lafayette parish area have expressed interest.  Questions contact David Tate at dgtate@purdue.edu.


Lafayette Adoration

The Lafayette Adoration Chapel, located at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Central, has spots open for adorers. At least two adorers are needed each hour, round the clock, seven days a week. Please consider dedicating one hour a week to spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. It’s a perfect Lenten activity. Urgent needs right now are Tuesdays, 1:00 a.m., and Wednesdays, 3:00 a.m. But any hour with the Lord is an hour well-spent! Please prayerfully consider signing up to be a weekly adorer. Or team up with your spouse or a friend and take turns, or go together! For more information and to sign up, go to lafayetteadoration.org. Thank you.


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.


Scout Retreat

The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting is having an all scout (all ages, boy scouts and girl scouts)) on Saturday, March 17th, 2018. 

“Close Encounters with God” will be held at St. Mary’s Noll Hall in Muncie from 9am to 3pm.  Our theme is the Glorious Mysteries.  There will be games, prayers, stories, a craft and Mass.  Cost is $5 (adults free).  Bring a sack lunch and we’ll supply the drinks.  Contact Steve or 765-286-5093.


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