September 2, 2011

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September 2-4

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” food, rides, games, Fri. and Sat. 6-11 p.m., Sun. 2-11 p.m., Homecoming Mass, 11:30 a.m. Information: 317-244-9902.

September 2-5

Sacred Heart Parish, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. “Little Italy Festival,” Water Street in downtown Clinton, Fri. 6-11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Mon. 11 a.m.-closing, Italian food, entertainment. Information: 765-832-8468.

September 3

Monument Circle, downtown Indianapolis. St. Francis Health’s Sports Medicine Center and Women’s Health Services, Indianapolis Women’s Half Marathon and 5K. Information:

Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. pro-life Mass, 8:55 a.m. pro-life prayers in front of Planned Parenthood facility, 9:30 a.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet, St. Patrick Parish, adoration chapel, 1807 Poplar Ave., Terre Haute. Information: 812-877-9251.

September 4

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. “Chili Cook-off,” music, chili, other refreshments, entertainment for children, contests, voting on chili recipes, noon-3 p.m., $5 admission, children under 7 free. Information: 317-356-7291.

Slovenian National Home, picnic grounds, 1340 Yates Lane, Avon. “Slovenian Festival,” gates open 10 a.m., Mass, noon, food, music, 1 p.m., $5 per person, children under 16 no charge. Information: 317-292-3505 or

St. John the Evangelist Parish, 9995 E. Base Road, Enochsburg. Parish festival, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-934-2880.

Queen and Divine Mercy Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, 9:30 a.m., on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant, daily Mass, 9 a.m. Information: 812-689-3551.

September 5

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4791 E. Morris Church St., Morris. “Labor Day Picnic,” chicken dinner, games, food, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-6218.

St. Peter Parish, 1207 East Road, Brookville. “Labor Day Festival,” 10:45 a.m.-8 p.m., country style chicken dinner, turtle soup, quilts, games. Information and reservations: 812-623-3670.

September 6

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults meeting, 7 p.m. Information: 317-357-8352.

September 7

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced, new members welcome, 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-370-1189.

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus. “Theology on Tap” series, “Why Do Catholics Do That?” Father Peter Marshall, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: or

September 9

St. Anne Parish, 5267 N. Hamburg Road, Oldenburg. Turkey supper, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-5854.

September 9-11

St. Mary Parish, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. “Community Festival,” celebration of 150 years, Fri. fish dinner, 4:30 p.m.-close, Sat. 5K run, 8 a.m., kickball tournament mid-morning, Italian dinner, 4:30 p.m.-close, Sun. 150th anniversary Mass, 10:30 a.m., chicken dinner following Mass, rides, children’s games. Information: 812-346-3604.

September 10

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. “French Market,” noon-10 p.m., French food, booths, children’s activity area, entertainment. Information: 317-283-5508.

Marian Inc., 1011 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis. “Feast of the Holy Cross,” dinner, live band, 6-10:30 p.m., $50 per person. Information: 317-578-4581.

MCL Restaurant, 5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis. St. Mary Academy, Class of 1956, 55-year reunion, 11:30 a.m. Information: 317-467-9308 or 317-846-9473.

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.

Geneva Hills Golf Course, Clinton. Saint Mary-of-the Woods College, 12th annual “SMWC Scholarship Scramble,” 11 a.m., $70 per person, registration and lunch, 11 a.m. Information: 812-239-3050 or

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. “Trivia Night,” 6:30 p.m., $50 per couple, $30 individual, includes dinner. Information: 812-944-1184.

September 10-11

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. “Fall Fest,” Sat. grilled, smoked pork chop supper, Sun. pan-fried chicken dinner, Sat. 4-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

St. Agnes Parish, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville. St. Agnes Guild, fourth annual “Applefest,” apples and apple baked goods for sale. Information: 812-988-2778.

September 11

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Concert to mark 9/11 anniversary, “Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps,” (“Quartet for the End of Time”), 3 p.m., free-will offerings accepted. Information: 634-4519.

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. “Harvest Celebration,” chicken dinner, baked goods, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. “Community Fall Festival,” music, dance, Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken dinner. Information: 765-932-2588.

St. Pius V Parish, Highway 66, Troy. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m. -5 p.m., dinners, games, music. Information: 812-547-7994.

Huber’s Winery, 19816 Huber Road, Starlight. New Albany Deanery Young Adult gathering, concert and wine tasting party, 1-4 p.m. Information: 812-945-2000.

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General Announcements

St. Thomas More Society to sponsor continuing education program

The St. Thomas More Society, an organization of lawyers, judges and law students in the archdiocese, will sponsor a continuing legal education program at noon on Sept. 9 at the Athenaeum Building, 401 E. Michigan St., in Indianapolis.

During the program, Patrick Olmstead of Hoover Hull LLP will discuss “Avoiding Malpractice Complaints and Grievances.”

The program is free to members of the St. Thomas More Society or $50 for guests. Participants will earn one hour of continuing legal education and one hour of ethics credit.

Attendees can order lunch from the Rathskeller’s menu.

To register or for more information, call Judge David Certo at 317-331-3669 or send an e-mail to him at


‘Angels of Grace’ awards recognize three women for service to others

“Angels of Grace—A Celebration of Women,” the fourth annual awards luncheon and style show presented by the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, will be held on Sept. 24 at the Holy Name of Jesus Parish Center, 89 N. 17th Ave., in Beech Grove.

The event begins at 10:30 a.m. with registration followed by the fashion show at 11:30 a.m., luncheon at noon and awards ceremony at 1 p.m.

Three women who have made a difference in the lives of others will be honored with community service awards.

Rita Fiorentino, founder of The Gathering Together, a hospice in Plainfield, will be honored with the Angel Raphael Award as “a companion to those in need of assistance.”

Fiorentino, who is a nurse, and volunteer staff support terminally ill patients and their families with meals, guest rooms and bereavement services.

Community philanthropist Marilyn Glick of Indianapolis will receive the Angel Gabriel Award as “a messenger who spreads a word of hope and cheer.”

The Gene and Marilyn Glick Foundation assists many not-for-profit organizations and service projects in central Indiana.

Indianapolis resident Sandra Bailey will accept the Angel Michael Award as “a defender of the dignity and goodness of others” for her advocacy on behalf of Laurelwood Apartments, a center-city neighborhood, and Baxter YMCA.

Reservations are $35 per person and are due by Sept. 16. Checks should be written to the Benedict Inn and mailed to 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove IN 46107.

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Retreats and Programs

September 7-28

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Thomas Merton Seminar: Bridges to Contemplative Living–Discovering the Hidden Ground of Love,” Vol. 4, four-session workshop, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter, Mass, 5:15 p.m., simple supper, 6 p.m., session 6:30-9 p.m., $85.95 per person includes book and simple supper. Information: 317-788-7581 or

September 9-11

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “What Did Jesus Know about Eucharist?” Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Weekend retreat, “Awakening Consciousness–Realizing the Holy and the Whole,” Jan Novotka, presenter. Information:

September 16-18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Tobit Weekend,” marriage preparation. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or

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