September 13, 2013

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The Coming Week

September 13-15

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Fall festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m.; Sat. 3-11 p.m.; Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, games, rides. Information: 317-258-1761.

Marriott Hotel, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis. Scecina class of 1963, 50-year class reunion. Information: 317-888-9080 or

September 14

St. Gabriel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. Youth Ministry craft fair and garage sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 317-291-7014.

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.

Marian Inc., 1011 E. St. Clair, Indianapolis. Feast of the Holy Cross, parish social, dinner, dancing, 6 p.m., $50 per person. Information: 317-578-4581 or 317-695-6323.

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. Vincent de Paul Parish, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelbyville. Father Seger Knights of Columbus Council, annual pork chop supper, 3:30-6:30 p.m., $10 per person. Information: 317-364-2827 or

September 14-15

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival 2013, food, music, games, 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Information: 812-934-3204.

September 15

Bishop’s Bash, Mass, 5 p.m., cookout, games and music following Mass. Information: 317-592-4067,, or

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Drive, Charlestown. Septemberfest, fried chicken dinner, quilts, games, silent auction, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Meinrad Park and Rec Field, St. Meinrad. Fall festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., food, music. Information: 812-357-7317 or

St. Maurice Parish, 1963 N. St. John St., Greensburg. Country breakfast, benefits Father Dennis Moorman’s mission work with Maryknoll Missions, 8 a.m.-noon, free-will donation. 

Catholic Community of Richmond, 701 N. “A” St., Richmond. Charismatic prayer group, 7 p.m. Information:

September 15-17

Holy Angels Church, 740 W. 28th St., Indianapolis. Annual revival, Sun. 6 p.m., Mon. and Tues. 7 p.m. Information: 317-926-3324.

September 16

St. Joseph Church, 312 E. High St., Corydon. Concert, Michael Russell O’Brien, presenter, 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-738-2742 or

September 18

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

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus, Theology on Tap, “Understanding the Church’s teaching on same-sex attraction,” 6:30 p.m. socialize 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241 or

September 19

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

September 20

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Using Faith to Keep Sports in Perspective,” Bill Benner, sports columnist, IBJ and host of Inside Indiana Sports, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information:

September 20-21

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair and Hog Roast, Fri. and Sat. 4-11 p.m., food, booths, games. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. Oktoberfest, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, German dinner, games, pie contest. Sat. 5K run/walk 7 a.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, 23670 Salt Fork Road, Lawrenceburg. Parish festival, 5-11 p.m., Fri. fish fry, Sat. “Hog Wild” meal, rides. Information: 812-656-8700.

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., hog roast, rides, crafts. Information: 317-831-4142 or

September 21

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “St. Rita Funfest: A Blast From the Past,” 11 a.m.-10 p.m., games, food. Information: 317-632-9349.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Fall Festival, games, food, 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Bridget Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Oktoberfest, 3-9 p.m., food, games, entertainment. Information: 765-458-5412.

September 22

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, N.E., Bradford. Parish picnic, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., ham and chicken dinner, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., booths, games, silent auction. Information: 812-364-6646. 

September 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Recovery Mass, 7 p.m. Reception and refreshments following Mass. Information:

September 24

St. Mary Church, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany, “Latin Fiesta,” bilingual Mass 5:30 p.m., fiesta 6:30-11 p.m., traditional Mexican music and dancing, foods from Latin America, dancing. Information: 812-944-0417.

September 25

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. Dessert and card party, 6-10 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

St. Mary Parish, “Persimmon Festival” on Main Street, Mitchell. Italian dinner, $6, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 26

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Card party, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-865-0919.

September 26-28

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Festival, 6-11 p.m., rides, games, food, music, silent auction, festival times may change closer to event. Information: 317-356-7291.

September 27-28

SS. Francis and Clare Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. “Fall Festival,” Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, art in the park, music. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 28

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Rosary procession, following 12:10 p.m. Mass, pray and process through the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Information:

St. Paul Hermitage, chapel, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Recital, Maddi Shake, percussionist student of Dr. Paul Berns, 1:30 p.m., reception following recital. Information: 317-786-2261, ext. 242.

September 29

Most Holy Name of Jesus School, 21 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. School Alumni Association, homecoming football game and celebration, noon. Information: 317-716-7839 or

Marian University, St. Vincent Athletic Field, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. 2nd Annual Eucharistic Rosary Rally for Faith and Freedom, Rev. James Kelleher, S.O.L.T., keynote speaker, 2-4 p.m. Information: 317-888-0873.

St. Gabriel Parish “Fall Festival” at Fayette County Fairgrounds, 2690 N. Park Road, Connersville. Fried chicken dinner, games, pumpkins, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 765-825-8578.

St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Parish picnic, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. CST, ham shoot, food, quilts, games, raffle. Information: 812-836-2481.

St. Mary Parish, 312 S. Wilder St., Greensburg. Ladies auxiliary and Knights of St. John, fall festival, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., turkey and roast beef dinners. Information: 812-663-7893 or

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General Announcements

Donate items for free admission to Indy Irish Fest on Sept. 15

The Indy Irish Fest is offering free admission in return for a minimum of three items donated per person to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry from 10-11:30 a.m. on Sept. 15. All donations are appreciated, but the following items are most needed: canned meats, fish, stews, all types of pasta, box dinners, various box mixes, cereal, canned fruit, shampoo, laundry soap and diapers.

Donated items are sorted and made available free to clients at the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, 3001 E. 30th St., in Indianapolis

This drive is held in conjunction with the Celtic Mass to be held at 10:30 a.m. on the Claddagh Stage in Military Park on West Street between West New York Street and the canal in downtown Indianapolis.

For more information about the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Food Pantry, log on to For more information on the Celtic Mass at the Indy Irish Fest, log on to

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Retreats and Programs

September 13-15

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend. Information:

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Listening to God with a Discerning Ear, Benedictine Fr. Adrian Burke, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

September 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk, “Called to Live in the Light,” Jennifer Profitt, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will donation. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Weekend retreat, “Having the Experience, but Missing the Meaning,” Paula D’Arcy, presenter, $170 per person or $310 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Women in the Word, Benedictine Br. Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

September 23

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., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

September 28

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Creativity, “Finding God in the Everyday,” Franciscan Sr. Sharonlu Sheridan, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Climate Change Ambassador Program, Patrick Carolan, Franciscan Action Network, presenter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $30 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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