December 10, 2010

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The Coming Week

December 10

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, 6:30 p.m., reception following Mass. Information: 317-888-2861.

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.

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, 7 p.m., music and reception following Mass. Information: 317-546-4065.

St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., Bloomington. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, 12:30 p.m., fiesta following Mass. Information: 812-339-5561.

Prince of Peace Church, 413 E. Second St., Madison. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, 11 a.m., procession, reception. Information: 812-265-4166.

St. Andrew Church, 235 S. 5th St., Richmond. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, 9:30 a.m., fiesta with music and folkloric dances. Information: 765-962-3902.

St. Joseph Church, 125 E. Broadway St., Shelbyville. Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration, Mass, midnight, re-enactment of the apparitions. Information: 317-398-8227.

St. Vincent Hospital, 13500 N. Meridian St., Carmel, Ind., (Lafayette Diocese). 22nd annual “Living Nativity,” 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Information: 317-338-2273.

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

St. Maurice Parish, 1963 N. St. John St., Greensburg. St. Anne, St. John and St. Maurice parishes, “Living Nativity,” 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. Introductory meeting for lay associates of the Franciscans of the Immaculate Mediatrix, Mass, 9 a.m. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 200, 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 14

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, Christmas party, installation of officers and pitch-in luncheon, noon, bring canned goods for food pantries. Information: 317-885-5098 or

December 15

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Christmas Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-784-4439.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Advent prayer series, “Ignatian Prayer,” Jesuit Brother Michael Rossman, presenter, 7 p.m.

December 16

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Christmas Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., Bloomington. “40 Days for Life,” “Empty Manger Prayer Vigil,” 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-330-1535.

December 17

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, Richard Mourdock, state treasurer, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only. Reservations and information:

Holy Spirit Church, 10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Charismatic praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-849-9245.

December 18

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Father Todd Goodson, celebrant, 8:30 a.m., followed by rosary outside abortion clinic and Benediction at church. Information: Archdiocesan Office for Pro-Life Ministry, 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

December 19

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Second annual “Lessons and Carols,” 6:30 p.m., free-will donations accepted. Information: 317-926-7359.

Richmond Catholic Community, 701 N. “A” St., Richmond. Charismatic prayer group, 7 p.m. Information:

December 21

St. Joseph Church, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. “Advent and Christmas Concert,” musicians Tony Avellana and Linda Yu-Picard and vocalist Katie Stark, presenters, 7-9 p.m., free-will offering.

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General Announcements

Indianapolis parish offers Christmas CD to benefit school

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish in Indianapolis has released “Christmas through the Rose Window II,” its third compact disc of recordings made by parishioners involved with its music ministry.

The music on the CD, which includes many Christmas favorites, is sung by members of the parish’s Adult Choir, Youth Choir and Children’s Liturgical Choir.

The new CD sells for $15. “Christmas through the Rose Window” and “Christmas through the Rose Window II” can be purchased as a set for $25. All three CDs produced by the parish can be purchased for $30.

Proceeds will benefit the tuition assistance fund at Little Flower School.

The CDs can be purchased at the Little Flower Parish Center, 4720 E. 13th St., in Indianapolis. For more information on the recordings, call 317-357-8352 or send an e-mail to

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Retreats and Programs

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

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministry, “Faith Remix Retreat,” $85 per person. Information: 812-945-2000 or

December 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Joy to the World–Christ in Carols,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

December 31-January 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “New Year’s Eve Retreat.” Information: 317-545-7681 or

January 7-9

Sisters of St. Benedict, Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). “Come and See” retreat, women between the ages of 18-40. Information: 800-734-9999 or

January 10

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

January 14-16

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Tobit Weekend,” marriage preparation retreat. Information: 317-545-7681 or

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