December 3, 2010

Events Calendar

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The Coming Week

December 3

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei meeting, 6:30 a.m. Mass, breakfast and program in Priori Hall, “How My Mission Work with the IU-Kenya Partnership Affects my Spiritual and Professional Life,” Susan Cordes, presenter, $15 members, $20 non-members. Information: 317-435-3447 or e-mail

St. Thomas More Preschool, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. “A Night in Bethlehem,” crafts, shops, food, 5:30-8 p.m., $5 per child, $2 picture with Santa. Information: 317-831-4142.

Marian University, Peine Theatre, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Dead Man Walking, 8 p.m., no charge. Information:

December 3-4

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Rummage and bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

December 5

St. Rita Church, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. African Catholic Ministry, African Mass and reception, 3-6 p.m., African attire encouraged, free-will offering. Information: 317-545-6375 or 317-269-1276.

St. Louis School, 17 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Eighth-grade class fundraiser, “All-you-can-eat breakfast,” 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free-will offering.

St. Paul Parish, 9788 N. Dearborn Road, New Alsace. Parents Involved in Education (PIE), hot breakfast bar buffet, 8 a.m.-noon, free-will offering, pictures with Santa, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Information: 812-623-2631.

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Young Adult Ministry, “Advent Renewal,” day of reflection, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter, 11 a.m. Information: 812-945-2000 or

MKVS, Divine Mercy and Glorious Cross Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, noon, on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, groups of 10 pray the Marian Way, 1 p.m., Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant. Information: 812-689-3551.

December 7

Marian University, Adult Education, 8435 N. Keystone Crossing Blvd., Suite 108, Indianapolis. Open house and information session, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Information: 317-252-5690 or

December 8

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass, procession and reception, 6 p.m. Information: 812-825-4642 or

December 9

Marian University, Allison Mansion, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “Madrigal Dinner and Choral Concert,” Thurs. and Fri., $28 per person, $24 for students and senior citizens, Sat., $30 per person, $24 for students and senior citizens, 6 p.m. Information:

December 10

St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1960 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky. “Merton–From Jazz to Chant,” 6:30-7:45 p.m., $10 suggested donation. Information: 502-899-1991.

December 11

St. Roch Parish, Family Life Center, 3603 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Single Seniors, meeting, 1 p.m., age 50 and over. Information: 317-784-4207.

December 12

Marian University, Hackelmeier Memorial Library, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Sen. Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies, speaker series, “Annual Global Studies Address,” Sen. Richard Lugar, presenter, 7 p.m., free admission. Registration required. Reservations:

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Carmelite Secular Order, meeting, noon-4 p.m. Information: 317-259-4936 or

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General Announcements

Our Lady of the Greenwood, other parishes to host Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations

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Retreats and Programs

December 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” silent reflection day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 per person includes light breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

December 3-5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Grief–From Darkness to Light,” weekend retreat, Father James Farrell and Mary Weber, presenters, $150 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Silent Night, Silent Day–A Holy Getaway,” Advent silent retreat, $155 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or

December 5

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–Advent: Waiting for God,” Franciscan Sister Kathleen Mulso, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

December 11

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Advent–The Amazing Mystery of God’s Word: We Wait for God’s Revelation,” Franciscan Sister Barbara Hileman, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

December 11-12

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Thomas Merton,” Advent retreat, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter. Information: 317-788-7581 or

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