October 19, 2012

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The Coming Week

October 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “God is Calling You to Something Special–You May be on the Path Already!” Deacon Ron Pirau, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $14 members, $20 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, chapel, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Charismatic Mass, praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-846-0705.

October 20

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

Indiana Statehouse, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. Right to Life of Indianapolis, “Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally,” noon. Information: standupforreligiousfreedom.com.

St. Anne Parish, 102 N. 19th St., New Castle. “Fall Bazaar,” 8 a.m.-2 p.m., crafts, bookstore, rummage sale. Information: 765-529-0933.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 213 W. Ripley St., Milan. Harvest dinner, Mass, 5 p.m., dinner following Mass, country store, pony rides. Information: 812-654-2009 or sknecht@auroracasket.com.

October 21

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Irvington Halloween Festival, “Spooky Organ Concert,” 6 p.m., admission fee is one non-perishable food item. Information: 317-356-2358 or parishsecretary@ollindy.org.

Holy Trinity Parish, Bockhold Hall, 902 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. Euchre party, 1:30 p.m., $4 per person. Information: 317-631-2939.

St. Vincent de Paul School, 1723 “I” St., Bedford. Archdiocesan pro-life ministry and Catholic Community of Lawrence County, “A Cup of Coffee with a Dose of Conscience,” 2-4:30 p.m. Information: 812-275-6539, ext. 227, or candrews1148@comcast.net.

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. “Fall Festival,” 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., food, games, shooting match. Information: 812-843-5713.

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

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “Mary, Our Partner in Prayer,” Benedictine Brother Francis Wagner, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 812-357-6501 or news@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 23

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. “Catholic Life” lecture series, Father Francis Bryan, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-638-5551 or sheartparish@sbcglobal.net.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 10655 Haverstick Road, Carmel, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Women’s retreat, “What Women Want–Finding Christian Community in a Busy World,” Julie Paavola, presenter, 6 p.m., $20 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-816-0045 or dd1davis@aol.com.

October 25

Cathedral Soup Kitchen, 1350 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Marion County Health Department, free flu shots, tetanus, pneumonia and additional health screenings available, no charge, 9-11 a.m. Information: 317-632-4360.

October 27

Immaculate Heart of Mary School, gymnasium, 5692 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Young adult program, Matt Weber, presenter, 7 p.m., $10 per person includes pizza. Information: 317-257-2266.

October 28

St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., Bloomington. “Vocations Fair,” 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Information: 812-339-5561 or brohyde@hoosiercatholic.org.

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General Announcements

Workshop on changes in health care to be held on Nov. 2 in Indianapolis

St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis and the archdiocese’s Health Ministry is co-sponsoring a day-long workshop on Nov. 2 about “Changes in Health Care–Things You Should Know.”

It will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Road, in Indianapolis.

Topics to be discussed in the workshop include the effects of new health care regulations, palliative care, and legal information on advance directives and physician orders for scope of treatment.

Workshop presenters include attorney Kenneth Bennett, executive director of the Center for At-Risk Elders; Dr. Michael Buran, St. Vincent Hospice medical director; and Karen Iseminger, St. Vincent Health director of ethics.

The workshop can be especially helpful for parish nurses, social workers, bereavement ministers, and caregivers for ill, elderly and homebound people.

Registration for the workshop costs $20 per person, and includes lunch and program materials.

For more information or to register, call 317-338-4040.


Catholic Charities seeks youths to serve as refugee ambassadors

Catholic Charities Indianapolis’ Refugee Resettlement Services program is seeking youths to serve as refugee ambassadors.

In this leadership service, youths will learn about refugees and the resettlement program, share that information with friends and their parish communities, and organize donation drives for refugees and an event to celebrate with refugees.

The deadline to apply to become a refugee ambassador is Oct. 25.

For more information or to apply, send an e-mail to Gabrielle Campo, program director, at gcampo@archindy.org or call her at 317-236-1553 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1553.

For more information about Refugee Resettlement Services, log on to www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/RefugeeServices.html.

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Retreats and Programs

October 19

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Come and See” vocation retreat, single women ages 18-44. Information: 317-787-3287, ext. 3032, or vocations@benedictine.com.

October 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Ignatian Spirituality– The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola,” reflection day, Father Peter Marshall and Mary Schaffner, presenters, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $38 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

October 20-21

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, Youth Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Catholic 101 Retreat,” grades 9-12. Information: 812-945-2000 or leah@nadyouth.org.

October 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Pre Cana Conference,” marriage preparation program, 1:15-6 p.m., $45 registration fee. Registrations: www.archindy.org/fatima.

October 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Morning for Moms–Treasures of Motherhood,” Mary Jo Thomas Day, presenter, $35 per person, child care available. Information: 317-545-7681 or marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

October 22-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Priests’ Retreat: The Biblical Prophets–What They Have to Say to Priests Today,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 26-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “St. Benedict’s Way,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis.“Male Spirituality 101.” Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

November 2-4

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

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