December 21, 2012

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The Coming Week

December 21

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Is Capitalism Compatible with Catholicism?,” Raul Zavaleta, CEO of Indigo BioSystems, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

December 22

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Concert series, “Let There Be Light,” St. Bartholomew Choir and Fairlawn Presbyterian Chancel Choir, 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 237, or bminut_stb@yahoo.com.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Faithful Citizens rosary procession downtown after 12:10 p.m. Mass. Information: 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

January 2

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.

January 5

The Atrium, 3143 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis. St. Barnabas Parish Men’s Club, Indianapolis South Deanery New Year’s party, dinner, music, $100 per couple. Information: 317-319-4703 or ecogolf@aol.com.

Corydon Cinemas, 2025 Edsel Lane Northwest, Corydon. Junior high quarterly event, movie, 10 a.m., $6 per person. Information: 812-364-6173, ext. 10.

January 8

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Taize” prayer service, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, prayer gathering and program on “The Lack of Potable Water in the World,” 7 p.m. Information: 812-535-2926.

January 12

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.

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Concert series, “Nuevo Tango,” The Minut Piano Duo Mirabella and Bogdan Minut, 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 237, or bminut_stb@yahoo.com.

January 13-15

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Parish mission, “A Call to Reality Living,” Mike Patin, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-257-4297, ext. 1004.

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General Announcements

Franciscan sisters to host Christmas tours at Oldenburg motherhouse

The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis of Oldenburg invite the public to visit their historic motherhouse on Dec. 28 and enjoy traditional holiday decorations as well as see various Christmas artifacts.

The displays represent the many cultures with whom the sisters have served in various ministries, and there are new additions this year.

Guests will also enjoy performances by the Sisters’ Chime Choir in the chapel, and holiday refreshments at the motherhouse.

Christmas tours begin at 6 p.m. on Dec. 28 and conclude at 8 p.m.

For more information, call the Sisters of St. Francis at their motherhouse at 812-934-2475.

 

‘Catholics Returning Home’ program begins on Jan. 9 in Brownsburg

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., in Brownsburg is sponsoring a “Catholics Returning Home” program beginning on Jan. 9.

The program starts at 7 p.m. and continues for six weeks on Wednesday nights.

The sessions are offered for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the Church.

The program will feature information about the Catholic faith as well as informal sharing time.

For more information or to register, call St. Malachy Parish at 317-650-5751.

 

Sisters of Providence announce Christmas season liturgies

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Retreats and Programs

December 29

Michaela Farm, Oldenburg. “Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count,” 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $7 per person for lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

December 31

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. New Year’s Eve retreat, “Mary, the Mother of God,” Father Aaron Jenkins and Jonathan Higgins, presenters, $138 per person, $256 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

January 9

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “St. John’s Bible Study: Visio Divina–Seeing the Word, The Sower and the Seed,” nine Wednesdays, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $30 per session includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

January 11-13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Weekend, marriage preparation retreat, registration required. Information: www.archindy.org/Fatima.

January 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Archdiocesan Office of Family Ministries, Pre Cana Conference for engaged couples, 1:15-6 p.m., $45 per couple. Registration: www.archindy.org/Fatima.

January 12-13

Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. Sophomore retreat, “Divin’ In,” $85 per person, registration deadline Jan. 4. Information: 812-945-2000 or sandy@nadyouth.org.

January 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile–Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection,” 8 a.m-4 p.m., $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 14, or www.archindy.org/Fatima.

January 19

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Ways of Grace–The Experience of Prayer Practices,” Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom, presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

January 31

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Morning for Moms: Mothers in the Gospels–Our Models and Our Mentors,” Benedictine Sister Kathy Huber, 8 a.m-4 p.m., $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681, ext. 15, or cmdsweeney@archindy.org.

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