September 20, 2013

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The Coming Week

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: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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 mshea@stm-church.org.

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 Dr. East, Indianapolis. Fall Festival, games, food, 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Shopping Extravaganza, Christmas shopping fair, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Information: 317-578-7213.

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

September 22

St. Barnabas Church, 8300 Rahke Road, Indianapolis. Freedom to Be Faithful, religious freedom conference, Eric Scheidler, keynote speaker, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Information: 317-403-5219.

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: SAMteam@seas-carmel.org.

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: faithful.citizens2016@gmail.com.

St. Paul Hermitage, chapel, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Recital, Maddi Shake, percussionist, 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. Homecoming football game and celebration, noon. Information: 317-716-7839.

St. Mary Parish, 312 S. Wilder St., Greensburg. Fall Festival, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., turkey and roast beef dinners. Information: 812-663-7893 or bertha.head@gmail.com.

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. Malachy School Gym, 330 N. Green Street, Brownsburg. Longaberger Bingo fundraiser, hosted by St. Malachy Altar Society. 2 p.m. (doors open 1 p.m.), $10 for just bingo, $20 for bundle package. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. Information: 317-268-4238 or dlmtimko2@aol.com.

October 2

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus, Theology on Tap, “The Seven Sacraments: Made-up rituals or divinely-instituted fonts of grace?” 6:30 p.m. socialize, 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241 or tracanelli_stb@yahoo.com.

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General Announcements

Respect Life Mass, life chain events set for Oct. 6 throughout archdiocsee

Respect Life Sunday is observed annually on the first Sunday of October.

At 1 p.m. on Oct. 6, Bishop Christopher J. Coyne will celebrate a special Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis, followed by a life chain of peaceful prayer extending along North Meridian Street in Indianapolis from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

At the conclusion of the Mass, the Archbishop O’Meara Respect Life Award and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Pro-Life Youth Award will be presented to outstanding leaders in the pro-life movement.

Other confirmed life chain events in the archdiocese on Oct. 6, according to http://lifechain.net include:

  • Bloomington: Third Street at High Street, 2-3:30 p.m. Contact: Carole Canfield, 812-322-5114
  • Columbus: Second Street at Washington, 2-3 p.m. Contact: Don Demas, 812-372-0774
  • Connersville: 30th Street at Park Road, 2-3 p.m. Contact: Barbara Wagner, 765-647-3154
  • Milan: Highway 101 at Highway 350, 3-4 p.m. Contact: Ed King, 812-654-6502
  • Terre Haute: 3rd Street at Wabash, 2-3:30 p.m. Contact: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060

For specific questions or more information about Central Indiana Life Chain, call 317-913-1409 or e-mail centralindianalifechain@yahoo.com.

To find additional life chain locations, log on to http://lifechain.net and click on Indiana.

T-shirts and sweatshirts can be purchased in advance for $8-$15 by logging on to www.archindy.org/prolife/documents/t-shirt_order_form.pdf.

 

One in Christ Marriage Renewal program offered for first time

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis is offering its first One in Christ Marriage Renewal program at the parish’s school cafeteria, 7575 Holliday Drive E., from 7-9 p.m. on five dates spanning October 2013-February 2014.

The program provides a “spiritual workout” to strengthen marriages. It consists of a series of opportunities for couples to learn, consider and discuss principles to help them live out the sacrament of matrimony, while strengthening their bond of love.

The kickoff meeting is on Oct. 5, followed by group meetings on Nov. 2 and Dec. 7, 2013, and Jan. 4 and Feb. 1, 2014.

The cost is $40 per couple.

Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, call 317-495-1901 or log on to www.OICindy.com.

 

First-ever St. Anne School reunion planned in New Castle on Sept. 28

The first-ever reunion for those who attended St. Anne Catholic School in New Castle will be held at the former school building, now known as the Parish Center, from 5- 8 p.m. on Sept. 28.

The school operated at 102 N. 19th St. in New Castle from 1951-82.

Entertainment will include a DVD presentation featuring old pictures. The special DVD will be available for purchase at the event.

Tours of the newly remodeled facility will be available.

A comprehensive history of St. Anne Parish will be available for purchase at the event. Written by lifetime St. Anne parishioner Doug Magers, the 350-page book chronicles the life of the parish from its founding in the mid-1800s through the tragic fire of 2007 and rebirth with construction and dedication of a new church structure in 2010.

Any former student and a guest are invited to attend. Hors d’oeuvres and desserts as well as drinks will be served. Cost of the event is $10 per person. RSVP is recommended. For more information, call Bill Thomas at 1-765-215-3163.

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Retreats and Programs

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 cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

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

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 cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, “Listen with the Ear of Your Heart,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $25 per person includes lunch and room for the day. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

September 24
Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Lumen Gentium: The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church,” session two, 7-9 p.m., $20 per person, document available in book form for $5.95 or bring your own copy. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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 center@oldenburgosf.com.

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 center@oldenburgosf.com.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retreat for Married Couples, “Praying with One Voice,” Deacon Rick and Carol Wagner, presenters, 4-11 p.m., $60 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

September 29
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Prayer: Give it Time,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

October 1
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retreat for Caregivers, “Come and Rest,” Providence Sister Cathy Campbell, presenter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $39 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

October 2
Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Chat-n- Chew, “Ordinary Moments of Grace: Laughter and Joy,” Dede Swinehart, presenter, noon-1 p.m., $15 per person includes lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 3
Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Day trip to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for the feast day of Saint Mother Theodore, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., $90 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 4
Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Friday Night Film Series, “The Way,” 6:30-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 4-6
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retreat for Separated or Divorced Catholics, “Being and Belonging,” Father Jim Farrell and team presenters, $159 per person.. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Praying the Psalms, Benedictine Fr. Harry Hagan, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 5
Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality, “Franciscan Friendship,” Franciscan Sr. Daria Mitchell, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

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