September 9, 2011

Events Calendar

For the events calendar policy, click here | Submit an event online

The Coming Week - - - General - - - Retreats


The Coming Week

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.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Class of 1961, “Coed Kickball,” 10 a.m., spectators welcome, free. Information: 317-257-2266.

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: 317-634-4519.

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.

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 13

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098.

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Gallery, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Dolle Lecture on Church Art and Architecture, “Build My Church–A Journey through Planning, Funding and Managing a Church Restoration Project,” Bernard Gruenke, Conrad Schmitt Studios Inc., New Berlin, Wis., presenter, 7 p.m., free admission. Information: 812-357-6501.

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Adult Programs, information session, 6 p.m., free admission. Information: 317-955-6271.

September 15

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

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 14598 Oak Ridge Road, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Catholic Professional Business Club, Mass, 6:30 a.m., breakfast, Bishop Timothy L. Doherty, presenter, $15 members, $25 non-members. Information: 317-590-0634 or

September 16

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Staying Strong in the Storm,” Chuck Lofton, WTHR Channel 13 meteorologist, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information:

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. “Applefest,” Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. car, truck and bike show, music, food, games. Information: 317-831-3802.

September 16-17

St. Malachy Parish, 326 N. Green St., Brownsburg. “Country Fair and Hog Roast,” Fri. and Sat. 4-11 p.m., food, booths, games. Information: 317-852-3195.

September 16-18

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” food, rides, games, music, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 17

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, pro-life Mass, Father John Hollowell, 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.

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. “Fall Festival,” 4-9 p.m., food, music, games, cake auction, corn hole tournament. Information: 812-372-5031.

Cathedral High School, O’Malia Performing Arts Theater, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Information: 317-924-3982 or

St. Roch Parish, 3600 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Class of 1961, 50-year class reunion, Mass, 5 p.m., meal and gathering following Mass, $60 individual, $75 per couple. Information: 317-888-1495 or

Holy Cross Parish, 12239 State Road 62, St. Croix. “Flea Market,” home-baked goods, jams and jellies, antiques, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-843-5701.

St. Mary Parish, 302 E. McKee St., Greensburg. St. Mary’s Alumni and Friends Association, “Kickball Classic,” $10 per person or $50 per team, eight people to a team, rock climbing wall, bounce house, children’s games, food, beginning at 9 a.m. Information: 812-663-2849 or

George’s Neighborhood Grille, 6935 Lake Plaza Drive, off Binford Boulevard, Indianapolis. St. Mary Academy, Indianapolis, Class of 1951, 60th class reunion, noon.

St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelby County. Knights of Columbus, annual pork chop dinner, 3:30-7 p.m., $10 adults, $6 children age 6 to 12, children under 6 free. Information: 317-398-4028.

September 18

St. Louis Parish, 13 E. St. Louis Place, Batesville. “Fall Festival,” 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Drive, Charlestown. “Septemberfest,” fried chicken dinner, quilts, games, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Meinrad Parish, Community Center, 13150 E. County Road 1950 N., St. Meinrad. “Fall Festival,” 10 a.m.-6 p.m., food, games, quilts. Information: 812-357-5533.

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

Back to the top

General Announcements

Operation Rescue president to speak at Celebrate Life dinner on Sept. 27

Operation Rescue president and author Troy Newman of Wichita, Kan., will be the keynote speaker for the “Celebrate Life” fundraising dinner, sponsored by Right to Life of Indianapolis, on Sept. 27 at the Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capital Ave., in Indianapolis.

Newman’s organization has been instrumental in closing abortion facilities throughout the U.S.

He will discuss ways that pro-life supporters can work together to help end abortion.

The reception begins at 6 p.m. at the Sagamore Ballroom followed by the dinner at 7 p.m., volunteer awards presentation at 7:30 p.m. and speaker at 8 p.m.

Reservations are $60 per person, and are due by Sept. 17.

For more information or to register, call 317-582-1526 or log on to


Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference is Sept. 17 at Cathedral High School

“God Alone,” the eighth annual Indiana Catholic Women’s Conference, will feature three nationally known speakers on

Sept. 17 at Cathedral High School, 5225 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.

Conference speakers are:

  • Colleen Carroll Campbell of St. Louis, an author, columnist, television and radio host, and former White House speech writer.
  • Katrina Zeno of Phoenix, coordinator of the John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture for the Diocese of Phoenix and co-founder of Women of the Third Millennium.
  • Eva Muntean of San Francisco, who helped found the West Coast Walk for Life and Cinema Vita, a pro-life film festival.

The conference begins at 8 a.m. at Cathedral’s O’Malia Performing Arts Theater. Conference sponsors are the Marian Center of Indianapolis and archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life Ministry.

Registrations are $45 per person or $40 per person for groups of 10.

To register for the conference or for more information, log on to

Back to the top

Retreats and Programs

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

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Forgiven and Forgiving,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington.“Sin, Conversion and the Call to Holiness,” Priest of Mercy Father Wade Menezes, presenter. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 200, or

September 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Youth Night at the ‘Burg,” jam session, high school and older, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 18-October 16

Sisters of St. Francis, motherhouse chapel, Oldenburg. “Series on New Wording in the Mass,” four Sundays following 9:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 812-933-6437 or

Back to the top

Local site Links:

Like this story? Then share it!