October 11, 2013

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The Coming Week

October 11-12

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Alumni Homecoming, Fri., Hillcrest Golf and Country Club, 850 N. Walnut St., Oldenburg, distinguished alumni event, $40 per person; Sat., registration 9 a.m., Mass 11 a.m., lunch. Information: www.oldenburgacademy.org/alumni/alumni-homecoming.aspx.

October 11-13

Friends Church, 203 S. East St., Plainfield. The World Day to Abolish the Death Penalty Conference, Information: http://journeyofhope.org/conference.

October 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. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. “St. Andrew Fest,” homecoming, dinner, entertainment, games, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-546-1571.

Rama Service Station, 560 N. State Road 235, Greenwood. “America Needs Fatima,” public square rosary led by Msgr. Tony Volz, noon. Information: 317-985-1950.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. “America Needs Fatima” rosary rally, noon. Information: 812-275-6539, ext. 227 or candrews1148@comcast.net.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. Haiti Ministry family social, 5-9 p.m., free-will donation. Information: 812-614-1784 or saintanthonyhaitiministry@yahoo.com.

St. Louis de Montfort Parish, 11441 Hague Road, Fishers (Diocese of Lafayette), Ind. Knights of Columbus and Respect Life Committee, Mass, 5 p.m., chili supper, 6 p.m., speaker Kris Bussick, founder of the O’Connor House, a nonprofit organization for homeless women in crisis pregnancies and their children, free-will donation. Information: 317-294-5553 or rzatkulak@sbcglobal.net.

October 13

West Newton Friends Church, 6800 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Respect Life presentation, Journey of Hope tour, 7 p.m., light dinner and discussion, 6:15 p.m. Information: 317-856-5967.

SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Memorial service for those who have lost children during pregnancy and early infant death, 12:30 p.m. following 11:15 a.m. Mass. Information: 317-859-4673.

October 15

Central Christian Church, 701 N. Delaware, Indianapolis. Respect Life presentation, Journey of Hope tour, 7 p.m. Information: 317-899-2113.

October 16

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

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus, Theology on Tap, “Why do you call him ‘Father’?” 6:30 p.m. socialize, 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241 or tracanelli_stb@yahoo.com.

October 17

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

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Respect Life presentation, Journey of Hope tour, 7 p.m., pitch-in dinner, 6 p.m. Information: 317-839-1618.

October 18

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Why Catholics Give-Why They Should,” Kerry Robinson, executive director, National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusiness

exchange.org.

Indianapolis First Friends Church, 3030 Kessler Boulevard E. Drive, Indianapolis. Respect Life presentation, Journey of Hope tour, 7 p.m. Information: 317-255-2485.

October 19

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 213 W. Ripley St., Milan. 10th Annual “Harvest Dinner,” 4-7 p.m., $10 adult, $4 children 5-12, children 4 and younger no charge, games, pony rides, Mass 5 p.m. Information: 812-654-2009.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Servants of God Ministries, Evangelization Conference, Peter Herbeck, presenter, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free-will offering, bring a sack lunch, drinks provided, attendees 16 years-adult. Information: 812-623-4450 or servantsofgod@etczone.com.

Knights of Columbus, 624 Delaware Road, Batesville. Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports (OASIS), all-you-can-eat chicken dinner, 4-7 p.m., $10 adults, $6 children 3-12 years of age. Information: 812-933-0737, ext. 244 or kwessling@oldenburacademy.org.

October 20

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. Fall Festival, 11 a.m., food, games, shooting match. Information: 812-843-5713.

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General Announcements

Little Wish Foundation hosting special event on Nov. 1 in Carmel

The Little Wish Foundation, founded by Liz Niemiec, a young Catholic who attends Butler University in Indianapolis, is hosting a Wine/Beer Tasting Dinner Event at The Mansion at Oak Hill, 5801 E. 116th St. in Carmel, at 6 p.m. on Nov. 1.

The evening begins with wine and beer tasting at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. The event also includes a silent auction.

While still in high school, Liz started the Little Wish Foundation in honor of Max, a young child she met who died of cancer. The non-profit foundation seeks to raise funds to grant wishes to dying children.

Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets purchased before Oct. 12 will receive $5 off the regular price.

For more information or to order tickets, call 219-809-7653, e-mail littlewish@comcast.net or log on to www.littlewishfoundation.org.

 

Ask the questions about life as a Sister of Providence on Oct.18-20

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will offer a discernment weekend at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located northwest of Terre Haute, on Oct 18-20.

Single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to attend.

Those attending will have the opportunity to talk with other women considering religious life, and with those who have recently joined. They can participate in prayer, personal sharing, fun and faith in action.

The weekend’s theme is “How do I know what God wants me to do?” There is no charge for the event, and housing and meals are provided.

For more information about the discernment weekend or life as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, contact Providence Sister Nancy Nolan at nnolan@spsmw.org or call 812-535-2895, or e-mail Providence Sister Editha Ben at eben@spsmw.org or call 1-800-860-1840, ext. 2895, or visit the Congregations’ website at SistersofProvidence.org.

 

Day of recollection, continued formation offered for liturgical ministers of music at Saint Meinrad Archabbey set for Oct. 26

St. Boniface Parish in Fulda and St. Meinrad Parish in St. Meinrad are offering a day of recollection and continued formation for liturgical ministers of music at the St. Joseph Oratory at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (CST) on Oct. 26.

Cantors, choir members, ensemble members and accompanists are invited to join Janet Sullivan Whitaker for a day of prayer and continued formation.

Whitaker is a veteran musician, cantor, keyboardist, percussionist, composer and clinician, and an experienced presenter of workshops on aspects of liturgical ministry. She has served for 30 years in parish music ministry in the Diocese of Oakland, Calif., and currently serves as full-time director of music and liturgy at St. Joan of Arc Parish in San Ramon, Calif.

Participants will be invited into a deeper understanding of the art of leading the assembly in sung prayer as a liturgical minister. Practical advice will be offered to help parish pastoral musicians strengthen and develop individual skill and confidence needed to serve more effectively.

Following the program, participants are invited to share with Whitaker in leading the assembly at the 5 p.m. Mass at St. Boniface Church.

The cost is $25 and includes lunch. Reservation deadline is Oct. 23.

For more information or reservations, call 812-357-2471.

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Retreats and Programs

October 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Divine Wine and Art with Heart,” Katie Sahm, presenter, 6-9 p.m., $39 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

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 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Men’s Night, 7-8:30 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 15

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Morning for Moms, “Treasures of Motherhood,” Mary Jo Thomas-Day, presenter, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

October 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, Pray Your Way to Happiness, Benedictine Br. Maurus Zoeller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 16

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, Franciscan Sr. Olga Wittekind, presenter, 3-4:30 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk, “Called to Sagging, Not Aging,” Franciscan Sr. Barbara Pillar, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will donation. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

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.

October 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Rembrandt’s Remembrance: An Artistic Exploration, Benedictine Fr. Noël Mueller, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. Come and See Weekend with a Twist, single Catholic women 18-40. Information: 800-734-9999 or vocation@thedome.org.

October 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Reflection on Brahms Requiem, “O Death, Where is Thy Sting,” Julie Paavola, presenter, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Lumen Gentium: The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church,” session three, 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.

Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. Monastery Immaculate Conception and Saint Meinrad Archabbey,  Benedictine Hills Pilgrimage, high school youth and young adults, six-mile prayerful walk from Saint Meinrad to Ferdinand, $7 per pilgrim. Information: www.thedome.org.

October 26

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Creativity, “Card Making,” Franciscan Sr. Kathleen Branham and Joan Horner, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

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