September 30, 2011

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The Coming Week

September 30

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Dare to Dance Club, high school students, learn to dance, 3:45-5 p.m. Information: 812-934-4440 or

October 1

St. Mary Parish, Marian Center, 311 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. “AuctionFest 2011”, 6-9:30 p.m., $20 per family, $8 adult, $5 child 2-12. Information: 317-637-3983 or

Pat Flynn’s Pub, 5198 N. Allisonville Road, Indianapolis. Cathedral grade school, Class of 1956, 55-year reunion, 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-891-2908.

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Altar Society, craft fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., food served, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Information: 317-271-5234.

St. Francis Hospital, 1600 Albany St., Beech Grove. “Walk to Remember,” 11 a.m. Information: 317-528-5199.

Harrison County Fairgrounds, Corydon. St. Joseph School, Rock’n Roll Car show and street dance, 1 p.m.-midnight. Information: 812-734-6909 or

October 2

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Respect Life Sunday, Mass, 1 p.m., Life Chain, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Information: 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. St. John Academy, Alumnae Association reunion, Mass, 11 a.m., brunch follows at Indiana Convention Center, reservations required. Information: 317-892-4798.

Pete Schickel Farm, Lanesville. St. Mary Parish, high school youth Mass, 6 p.m., hayride and bonfire after Mass. Information: 812-952-2853 or

Holy Family Parish, Main St., Oldenburg. “Fall Festival,” 9 a.m.-8 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games. Information: 812-934-3013.

St. Joseph Hill Parish, 2605 St. Joe Road West, Sellersburg. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m., turkey shoot, food, games, quilts. Information: 812-246-2512.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “Mary the Receptive Missionary,” Benedictine Father Bede Cisco, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 812-357-6501.

October 4

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Gallery, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. John S. and Virginia Marten 21st annual Lecture in Homiletics, “About Whom Does the Prophet Say This?” Dr. Rein Bos, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or

October 5

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, “There’s Something about Mary,” Franciscan of the Immaculate Father Elias Mary Mills, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: or

October 7-8

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Yard sale and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 812-944-0417 of

Hillcrest Country Club, 850 N. Walnut St., Batesville. Oldenburg Academy, Alumni Homecoming, Fri., 6 p.m., “Distinguished Alumni event,” Sat. ICA Hall, breakfast, 8 a.m., Mass, 10 a.m. Information: 812-933-0737 ext. 244, or

October 7-9

Flaget Retreat Center, 1934 Lewiston Drive, Louisville, Ky. “World Wide Marriage Encounter Weekend.” Information: 502-548-3793.

October 8

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. “Gathering of Catholic Singles,” all single people, never married, widowed or divorced, 21 and older, Father Noah Casey, presenter, 10 a.m.-noon. Information: 317-250-9838 or

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


St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. “St. Andrew Fest,” homecoming, Mass, 4:30 p.m., dinner, entertainment, games, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-546-1571.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. “Oktoberfest,” polka Mass and festival, Mass, 5 p.m., German dinner, 6 p.m., games, 6 p.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. First annual “Holy Moly” 5K run/walk competition, 8:30 a.m., $15 pre-registration includes shirt, $20 day of race. Information: 812-279-6539.

Kordes Center, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand program, “To Lead as Jesus Did,” Benedictine Sister Helen Jean Kormelink, presenter, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $40 per person includes lunch, registration due Oct. 5. Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, 800-880-2777, or

October 9

St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council, 4332 N. German Church Road, Indianapolis. Baby shower for Birthline, 2-4 p.m. Information: 317-898-7409.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Discalced Carmelites Secular Order meeting, noon. Information: 317-545-7681.

St. Mary-of-the-Rock Parish, 17440 St. Mary’s Road, Batesville. “Turkey Festival,” dinner, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-934-4165.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 14598 Oak Ridge Road, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Lisieux Sorority, “Rosary in the Sky,” 6:30 p.m.

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General Announcements

‘Celebrate Life Family Festival’ to include fireworks and games

The Knights of Columbus John Paul II Council #1808 in Lanesville is sponsoring a “Celebrate Life Family Festival” at 5 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the council hall, 6104 Highway 62 N.E., in Lanesville.

The festival will include fireworks, food, and games for children and youths. The event is open to the public, and all games, activities and food are free or at a minimal cost.

For more information, call 812-972-1659 or send an e-mail to

The Knights of Columbus, with members of the newly formed Teens for Life of Southern Indiana, sponsor the “Celebrate Life Family Festival” to promote respect for human life in the wider community.


Indianapolis parish to host mission from Oct. 7-13

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., in Indianapolis will host a parish mission from Oct. 9-13.

Redemptorist Father Tony Judge will lead the mission. He will be joined by Redemptorist Father Greg Schmitt, who will lead sessions in Spanish.

Following the noon Mass on Oct. 7, there was a catered luncheon scheduled but it has been cancelled.

Presentations will be given each night at 7 p.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship.

A bilingual Mass to conclude the mission will be celebrated at 7 p.m. on Oct. 13.

Topics include Scripture, the suffering and death of Christ, the forgiveness of sins and the Eucharist.

Transportation and child care for children in kindergarten through the fourth grade will be available for the evening sessions.

For more information, log on to or call 317-546-4065.


All Girls High School Mass and luncheon set for Nov. 6

Students of the former Our Lady of Grace Academy, the former St. Agnes Academy, the former St. Mary Academy, the former St. John Academy, the former Ladywood School and the former Ladywood-St. Agnes Academy, all in Indianapolis, are invited to the fifth annual All Girls High School Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 6 at St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., in Indianapolis.

After Mass, a luncheon will be held at the Rathskeller Restaurant, 401 E. Michigan St., in Indianapolis.

The cost of the luncheon is $20 per person. Shirts and sweatshirts adorned with school logos will be available for purchase at that time. Some of the proceeds of the sales will be donated to the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg and the Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove.

Reservations for the luncheon need to be made by Oct. 22. They can be sent to Wilma Peacock, 1030 N. Leland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

Responses should include your name (with maiden name), school attended, year graduated, return address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

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Retreats and Programs

October 4-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Practical Christianity,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

October 7-9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

October 8

Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. “Franciscan Wisdom for Challenging Times,” Franciscan Sister Marya Grathwohl, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

October 9

Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–Where and How Faith and Politics Meet,” Glenn Tebbe, presenter, following 9:30 a.m. liturgy. Information: 812-933-6437 or

October 10

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Men’s Night at the ‘Burg,” Franciscan Father Carl Hawver, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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