November 25, 2011

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The Coming Week

November 29

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) information meeting, 6 p.m. Information: 317-955-6271 or kwebb@marian.edu.

December 2

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, chapel, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei, Mass, 6:30 a.m., breakfast following Mass at Pure Eatery. Information: rhumper69@yahoo.com.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Office of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, Advent Lessons and Carols, 7 p.m. Information: 765-561-2924 or mnfish25@gmail.com.

December 3

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Shop INN-Spired Christmas/Holiday Shopportunity,” photos with Santa, pick-up for pre-ordered Springerle cookies, handmade items, Nativity sets, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

Holy Family Parish, 129 W. Daisy Lane, New Albany. New Albany Deanery, young adult mini-retreat, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Information: 812-945-2000 or marlene@nadyouth.org.

St. Mary Church, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Louisville. “A Family Christmas at St. Mary’s,” chorus, 2 p.m., adults $18, seniors $15, students $6. Information: 812-944-0417.

December 4

St. Paul School, 9788 N. Dearborn Road, New Alsace. Christmas smorgasbord breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, free-will offering, pictures with Santa, 9:30-11:30 a.m. for a nominal fee. Information: 812-623-2631 or stpaul@nalu.net.

O’Connor House, 45 Village Drive, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Open house, ministry assists women in crisis pregnancies, 2-5 p.m. Information: 317-844-9562.

December 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.

December 8

Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. Winter open house, noon-7 p.m. Information: 317-860-1000 or rtimpe@pcrhs.org.

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.

December 8-10

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “Christmas at Marian University,” Madrigal dinner and choral concert, Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 6 p.m., Thurs. and Fri., $28 per person, Sat., $30 per person, $24 seniors, students and parties of 10 or more. Information: 317-955-6176.

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General Announcements

African Mass to be celebrated on Dec. 4 at St. Rita Church

The archdiocesan African Catholic Ministry will celebrate an African Mass at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 at St. Rita Church, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., in Indianapolis.

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, apostolic administrator, is scheduled to be the principal celebrant of the Mass.

It will feature prayers and readings proclaimed in several African languages and African liturgical music. Those who attend the Mass are encouraged to wear African attire.

A reception in the Father Bernard Strange Family Center will follow the Mass.

For more information, call Sally Stoval at 317-269-1276, Missionary Sister of Our Lady of Africa Sister Demetria Smith at 317-545-6375 or send an e-mail to Africancatholic_ministry@yahoo.com.

 

‘Advent Lessons and Carols’ service is Dec. 2 at cathedral

The archdiocesan Office of Young Adult and College Campus Ministry is sponsoring an “Advent Lessons and Carols” service at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis.

The service will include exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, the reading of Scripture passages related to the birth of Christ, and the singing of carols.

Catholics of all ages are invited to attend the service then young adult Catholics will go caroling throughout downtown Indianapolis.

For more information on the service, contact Megan Fish at mfish@archindy.org.

For more information about caroling in downtown Indianapolis, contact Matt Faley at mfaley@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

November 28

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 marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

November 29

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Advent,” Faith Building Institutions (FBI) program, 5:15 p.m. evening prayer, 6 p.m. dinner and program. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 2-4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “From Darkness to Light,” Father Jim Farrell and Mary Weber, presenters, $153 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

December 3

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Thomas Merton Advent Retreat,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $55 includes book and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 4

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Youth Night at the ‘Burg,” 6:30-8 p.m. liturgy, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 5

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Seeking Hope–What Does it Mean to Hope?” Advent reflection evening, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 7

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., $30 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

December 9-11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “A Holy Getaway–Silent Night, Silent Day,” Advent silent retreat, Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, presenter. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 10

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Finding the Light and Word Within,” Advent retreat, Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 10-11

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery, “Faith Remix Retreat,” registration deadline Nov. 28. Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

December 11

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–Advent: A Walk with Mary and Joseph,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter, 9:30 a.m. liturgy, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “A Morning for Moms Day of Reflection–Remember What’s Important,” Rick Wagner, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $31 per person, child care available. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

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