October 18, 2013

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The Coming Week

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.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Charismatic Mass, praise and worship, 7 p.m., Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-846-0705.

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. Philip Neri Parish, Msgr. Busald Hall, 545 Eastern Ave., Indianapolis. PhilipFest 2013, Mass, 5:30 p.m., dinner and social following Mass, $30 per person includes dinner, $35 at the door. Information: 317-631-8746 or stphilipneri-indy.org.

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.

Codiano Field, Brookville. Oldenburg Academy, pre-game tailgate party, 4 p.m., football game, 6 p.m. Information: 812-934-4440, ext. 228.

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

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

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

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

October 25

Knights of Columbus #3433, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. St. Joan of Arc Parish, Holy Family Ministry, social, 6 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner. Information: 317-283-5508.

October 26

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.

November 1

St. Martin of Tours Parish, Sexton Hall, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. Christmas holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., crafts, cookies by the pound, food. Information: 765-342-4504.

November 1-2

St. Augustine Home, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. Little Sisters of the Poor, Christmas bazaar, Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-415-5767.

November 2

St. Malachy School, gym, 330 N. Green St., Brownsburg. Christmas bazaar and craft show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 30 vendors, gift baskets, food. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. All class reunion, school tours, 4:15 p.m., Mass, 5 p.m., dinner and program, Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St. Information: 317-357-8352 or tom@littleflowerparish.org.

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. All Souls Day Mass, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. All Souls Day Mass, noon. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Italian gala and social, 5:30 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

Kordes Retreat Center, 841 E. 14th St., Ferdinand. “Exploring the Well of Grief,” Benedictine Sister Kathryn Huber, presenter, 9:30-11:45 a.m., $30 per person, registration due on Oct. 30. Information: 812-367-1411, ext. 2915 or thedome.org/programs.

November 6

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus, Theology on Tap, “Literally or Literarily: How do Catholics interpret the Bible?” 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

Movie Closure to kick off National Adoption Month on Oct. 30

To kickoff November as National Adoption Month, the movie Closure will be shown at AMC Castleton Square 14, 6020 E. 82nd Street in Indianapolis, at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30.

The movie is presented by adoption advocate Whitney Norris, with sponsorship by Bethany Christian Services, an adoption agency in Indianapolis.

The movie journeys with Angela, an adopted African American, as she spends more than two years to find her birth parents and family.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.tugg.com/events/5403. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Oct. 23.

The same link also provides a movie trailer and information on the film.

For more information on the event, or to see if tickets are available after Oct. 23, contact Whitney Norris at 317-480-6285 or whitneyanorris@gmail.com.


Archdiocese offers German tradition pilgrimage to Ferdinand on Nov. 15-16

The archdiocese is sponsoring a pilgrimage to southern Indiana to visit various churches, a grotto and the Monastery Immaculate Conception of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind., in the Evansville Diocese. The trip will also celebrate the opening of—and offer opportunities to shop at—Ferdinand’s Christkindlmarkt. The pilgrimage will take place on Nov. 15-16.

Dinner on Nov. 15 will take place at the opening ceremony for Christkindlmarkt. It will include good German food, as well as other traditions surrounding the event, such as an appearance by the Christmas angel, choirs and singing, trumpeters and a bell choir of nuns, all taking place at the the beautiful Monastery Immaculate Conception.

The unique Christkindlmarkt tradition began in 14th-century Germany. This 16th annual event in Ferdinand features lavishly decorated booths selling Christmas wares, antiques, gifts, delicious regional food, live entertainment, a free concert, free tours and more.

The cost of the trip—$269 per person for a double-occupancy room and $299 for a single-occupancy room—covers two breakfasts, one lunch, two dinners, transportation and lodging. For more information on the pilgrimage, contact Carolyn Noone at 317-236-1428, 800-382-9836, ext. 1428 or e-mail her at cnoone@archindy.org. To register online go to www.archindy.org/pilgrimage.


Retreat for mothers of miscarried, stillborn or early infant loss offered in Indianapolis on Nov. 9

The Jeremiah Project is offering a healing retreat for mothers who have experienced loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth and/or infant loss in the St. Augustine Room at St. Monica Parish, 6131 N. Michigan Road in Indianapolis, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Nov. 9.

The event will include peer ministry, discussion, self-reflection and prayer.

To register, contact Liz Escoffery at 317-446-4248 or elizabethannejamison@gmail.com. Registration is due on Nov. 5. Indicate if baby-sitting will be required when registering.


1st Choice for Women to sponsor 5K run/walk in Westfield, Ind.

1st Choice for Women of Indianapolis, a pregnancy center operated by Great Lakes Gabriel Project, is sponsoring a fundraiser 5K run/walk at St. Maria Goretti Church, 17104 Springmill Road in Westfield, Ind., in the Lafayette Diocese on Nov. 2.

Tickets are $25 for adults, and $15 for students. Registration is available online at www.goangels.org/borntorun.html, and includes a goody bag, T-shirt and prizes. Strollers are welcome, but pets are not allowed.

Great Lakes Gabriel Project (GLGP) is a network of churches with volunteers trained and ready to offer assistance to women and families facing crisis pregnancies. GLGP provides relationship and material resources, along with spiritual and emotional support during pregnancy and after the baby is born.

At 1st Choice for Women of Indianapolis, women receive free services including pregnancy tests, peer counseling, and ultrasounds.

For those who would like to contribute but are unavailable the day of the event, donations can be mailed to GLGP-5K, PO Box 1612, Columbus IN, 47202.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

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