October 21, 2011

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The Coming Week

October 21

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Following Faith, Family and Fast Breaks,” Chris Denari, WXIN Channel 59 sports director, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Oct. 21-23

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mother Theodore Guérin Fest, “Living the Legacy Now!” Information: 812-535-2925 or www.SistersofProvidence.org.

October 22

Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. Slovenian Cultural Choir/Ensemble concert, jam session and Slovenian dinner, 1-5 p.m., $7 dinner, $2 concert. Information: 317-632-0619 or www.sloveniannationahomeindy.org.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sisters of Providence Foundation Day celebration, liturgy, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2810 or www.SistersofProvidence.org.

Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Drive, Louisville, Ky. Catholic Charismatic Conference, “The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church,” Father Bob Hogan, keynote speaker, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Information: 502-228-9642 or ROTR@insightbb.com.

October 23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “The Rosary–Album of Our Lady’s Memories,” Benedictine Father Germain Swisshelm, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 812-357-6501.

October 25

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholic Faith Update, “Perspectives on Catholic Practice–Catholic Identity,” session three of five, Franciscan Father Francis Bryan, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-638-5551.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive, East,Indianapolis. Heidi Floyd, ambassador for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer, pro-life speaker, 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-669-2832 or lifeisgood94@att.net.

October 27

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Catholics United for the Faith, Abba, Father Chapter, meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1569, 800-382-9836, ext. 1569, or parthur@archindy.org.

October 28

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, Social Hall, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. Ladies Club, fall luncheon and card party, 11 a.m., $10 per person. Information: 317-356-0774 or 317-353-0939.

October 29

Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. Indiana Catholic Men’s Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $45 per person, $25 students, group rates available, reservations on-line through Oct. 27, $5 cost increase per person after Oct. 17. Information: 317-924-3982 or mariancntr@aol.com.

Saint Meinrad Seminary, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Men in Black vs. Jennings County High School Alumni, basketball game, 7 p.m., $5 adults, $3 children.

October 30

Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. Fall open house, 3-5 p.m. Information: 317-860-1000 or rtimpe@prchs.org.

Immaculate Conception Parish, 2081 E. County Road 820 S., Greensburg. Smorgasbord, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Information: 812-591-2362.

November 2

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

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. All Souls Day Masses, noon and 6 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

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, “Living a Life of Love,” 7 p.m. Information: www.indytot.com or indytheologyontap@gmail.com.

November 3

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive, East, Indianapolis.

St. Martin de Porres feast day Mass, 7 p.m., and fiesta in parish hall. Information: Archdiocesan Office of Multicultural Ministry, 317-236-1562 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1562.

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General Announcements

Bishop Coyne to speak on Internet evangelization on Oct. 29

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, apostolic administrator, will give a presentation titled “The New Evangelization and Social Media: Using the Internet to Bring Others to the Church,” on Oct. 29 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.

The presentation is part of Fatima’s 2011-12 Episcopal Series in which bishops from across Indiana give presentations at the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ retreat center.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour followed by a dinner. Bishop Coyne will speak during the dinner.

Tickets are $100 per person. Seating is limited.

To purchase tickets or for more information, log on to www.archindy.org/fatima and click on “full calendar” or call 317-545-7681.


Volunteer recruitment dinner for black Catholic Congress is set for Nov. 7

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis will host the National Black Catholic Congress XI next July 19-22 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis.

This historic gathering is expected to draw more than 2,000 black Catholics from across the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean to celebrate their common faith and set priorities for future ministries in their communities.

Many volunteers will be needed to make the congress a success. People interested in volunteering can learn more during a dinner at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis.

For more information, call Franciscan Sister Jannette Pruit at 504-450-0566.


Super Bowl raffle to benefit Mother Theodore Catholic Academies

The archdiocese’s Mother Theodore Catholic Academies (MTCA) is sponsoring a Super Bowl ticket raffle to support enrichment and extracurricular activities for the six urban schools associated with the MTCA.

The grand prize is $5,000 and four tickets to the 2012 Super Bowl, which will be played next Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The second prize is four press box tickets to the Indianapolis Colts-Carolina Panthers game on Nov. 27 at Lucas Oil Stadium and four pre-game field passes.

The third prize is tickets to the Commissioner’s Super Bowl Party on the weekend of the Super Bowl.

Tickets are $200 each and must be purchased by Nov. 3. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.

The drawing will be held on Nov. 7 during the Bill Polian Radio Show on 97.1 FM and 1070 AM.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-382-9836, ext. 7324, or 317-236-7324 or send an e-mail to superbowl.raffle@archindy.org. †

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Retreats and Programs

October 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Tools of the Trade from the Holy Rule of St. Benedict,” Benedictine Father Columba Kelly, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 22-23

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Catholic 101 Retreat.” Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

October 22-24

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Beauty, Wonder and Belonging,” Father Jim Conlon and Franciscan Sisters Marya Grathwohl and Claire Whalen, presenters, $150 per person includes materials, book and meals. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Workshop for Building or Renovating Your Church,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 24-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Priests’ retreat, “Reflections on the Life and Ministry of Jesus and the Challenges of Contemporary Priestly Ministry.” Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Friends of Fatima Monthly Mass and Social,” 9 a.m., breakfast following Mass. Information: 317-545-7681 or spasotti@archindy.org.

October 28-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “From Our Hands to Our Hearts–Praying the Rosary,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 29

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Good Medicine–A Healing Approach to Living,” Franciscan Sister Karla Barker, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $25 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove.“Come and See Weekend,” vocation retreat. Information: 317-787-3287, ext. 3032, or vocations@benedictine.com.

October 30

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Pre Cana Program,” 1:30-6 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

November 4-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Good Grief–A Musical Approach to Healthy Grieving,” Father Noël Mueller, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 5-7

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Worldwide Marriage Encounter.” Information: www.wwme.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Benedictine Wisdom for Everyday Living,” Benedictine Father Brendan Moss, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or MZoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Caring for Our Home, Planet Earth,” Franciscan Sister Janet Born, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per person or $25 for two. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

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