September 12, 2014

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The Coming Week

September 12

Mashcraft Brewery, 1140 State Route 135, Greenwood. Carla’s Cause, raffles, prizes and silent auction to raise money for cancer patient who is a member of St. Jude Parish in Indianapolis, 2-8 p.m. Information: Genae Cook, 317-491-3922.

September 12-13

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. Heritage Festival, Fri. 6-11 p.m., food, games, Sat. 5K run/walk 9 a.m., festival 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

September 12-14

St. Lawrence Parish, 6950 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Parish Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 1-11 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m., rides, food, music, bingo. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 13

St. Mary Parish, parking lot, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. “Latin Fiesta!” Bilingual Mass 5:30 p.m., Fiesta, 6:30-11 p.m., food, music, dancing. Information: 812-944-0417.

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.

Another Broken Egg Café, 9435 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, Catholic Radio Indy’s Bob and Sharon Teipen presenting, food, fellowship, inspiration for Christ-filled marriages, 7-9:30 p.m. $35 per couple includes dinner and one drink ticket per person. Information/registration: www.stluke.org.

Bloomington High School South, 1965 S Walnut St., Bloomington. St. Charles 8th Grade Invitational Volleyball Tournament, pool play begins 9 a.m., championship games begin 12 p.m., 7th grade game 1 p.m. All-day admission $5, youth $3. Seven-team tournament features teams from St. Charles Boromeo, Batchelor, Immanuel Lutheran (Seymour), St. Vincent de Paul (Bedford), St. Patrick (Terre Haute), Lighthouse Christian and Bedford middle schools. Information: 812-336-5853.

Marian Inc., 1011 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis. Holy Cross Parish 10th Annual Feast of the Holy Cross Dinner, Dance and Silent Auction, 6-10:30 p.m., $50 per person. Information: Amy Brammer, 317-578-4581.

The Slovenian National Home Picnic Grounds, 1340 Yates Lane, Avon. Craft Fair-Flea Market-Garage Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (vendor set up 8 a.m.). 10 ft. by 10 ft. space $10 for SNH members, $25 all others, no electricity provided. Vendors bring table and chairs, snacks and drinks for sale. Information: Peggy Hribernik, 317-796-8643.

St. Ambrose School Gym, 301 S. Chestnut St., Seymour. Mexican Night, dinner and dance, $5, food sold separately, 6 p.m-midnight. Information: ministeriohispano.sanambrosio@gmail.com.

The Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th Street, Indianapolis. Growing Up in Haughville Reunion, music, food, drinks, $5, 5 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-632-0198.

September 14

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 1 p.m. Information: 317-523-4193 or acfadi2014@gmail.com.

Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1005 W. Main St., Danville. Mary Queen of Peace Parish 75th Anniversary Mass and luncheon, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin concelebrating with Father Michael Fritsch, 10:30 a.m., catered lunch to follow. Information: 317-745-4284.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Church, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Class of ’63 monthly gathering, 6 p.m. Mass, optional dinner afterward. Information: 317-408-6396.

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center Community Room, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) fraternity gathering, meet lay Franciscans and explore Franciscan spirituality, 12:45-2:30 p.m. Information: Bob Golobish, 317-801-0616 or indplsfranciscansfo.blogspot.com.

September 16

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. End-of-Life Moral Issues, presented by Franciscan Father Thomas Nairn, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-638-5551.

September 17

St. Joseph University Parish, 113 S. Fifth St., Terre Haute. Divine Mercy Chaplet and Pro-Life Mass, chaplet 4:30 p.m., Mass 5:15 p.m., pro-life ministry meeting 6-7 p.m. Information: Connie Kehl Fitch, drmeathead@yahoo.com or 812-232-6517.

September 18

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis.

Third Thursday Adoration, interceding for women experiencing crisis pregnancy, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., with Mass at 5:45 p.m. 

September 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange 10th anniversary Mass, breakfast and program, “Faith and Public Service,” presenter Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Northside Knights of Columbus, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. “BINGO: Brick-by-Brick Building Our Village,” fundraiser for Village of Merici neighborhood for adults with developmental disabilities, dinner, drinks, raffles, bingo, 6:30-10 p.m. Information or RSVP: Colleen Simon, 317-861-6174.

September 19-20

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

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Apple Fest, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., craft fair, hog roast dinner. Information: 317-831-3802 or 317-831-4142.

Scecina Memorial High School Class of 1964 reunion, golf outing, social and tour of school on Friday, and Mass, dinner and music on Sunday. Information: Mary Ann Arszman Engstrom at 317-709-4508 or maengstrom@live.com.

September 20

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

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, Mass and Divine Mercy Chaplet at 8:30 a.m., followed by prayer at a local abortion center, and continued prayer at the church for those who wish to remain.

St. Luke Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Fall Festival, home-smoked BBQ, games, noon-10 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373.

Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, 1040 N. Post Road, Indianapolis. Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., indoors. Information: Barbara Hines, 317-365-9941.

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General Announcements

Respect Life Mass, Life Chain and other Life Chain events set for Oct. 5

The annual Respect Life Sunday Mass will be held at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis at 1 p.m. on Oct. 5. Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, vicar general, will preside. The Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Respect Life Award and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Pro-Life Youth Award will be presented during this Mass.

The Mass will be followed by a Life Chain from 2:30-3:30 p.m. along N. Meridian Street between Ohio and 40th streets.

Life Chain is an interdenominational, one-hour prayer vigil, supporting respect for life at all stages. Central Indiana Life is the Indianapolis-based group participating in the annual Life Chain, which is held across North America on the first Sunday in October.

To learn more about other Life Chain locations throughout the archdiocese, log on to lifechain.net.

  

White Violet Center to host Harvest Dinner on Oct. 4 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will host its fourth annual Harvest Dinner, at 5 p.m. on Oct. 4 in the White Violet Center gardens on the grounds of the Sisters of Providence.

A cash bar, appetizers and silent auction will begin at 5 p.m.

A meal prepared by local chefs will be served at 6 p.m. The meal will be made with locally-grown food. Local chefs include Kris Kraut of Baesler’s Market, Jeff Ford of J. Ford Black Angus and Shelby Shober of Country Club of Terre Haute.

Cost to attend is $50 per person. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 26.

For more information or to reserve a spot, call 812-535-2932 or e-mail rmorton@spsmw.org.

 

Gracias Choir from South Korea to perform in Indianapolis on Oct. 14

St. Mary Parish in Indianapolis is a co-sponsor of the upcoming 2014 U.S. Tour of the Gracias Choir from South Korea. The group is visiting 20 cities throughout the United States.

This award-winning group will perform a free Christmas Cantata at the Old National Center, 502 N New Jersey St., in Indianapolis at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14.

Limited tickets are available by calling 317-919-5640.

The tour is conducted under the auspices of the International Youth Fellowship. For further info, log on to their website at iyfusa.org.

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Retreats and Programs

September 11

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Listen with the Ear of Your Heart” Personal Days of Retreat, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $35 includes lunch and room for the day. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 12-14

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Sermon on the Mount: A Handbook for Living in the Kingdom of God,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

September 13

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Let Peace Begin with Me,” Jennifer Profitt presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

September 14

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: Responding in God’s Time, Angela Roesler presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, freewill offering accepted. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

September 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, 3-4:30 p.m., freewill offering accepted. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

September 16

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “The Constitution on Divine Revelation” (Dei Verbum), Meanings of Tradition, Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15, book available for $3.95. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbol in the Spiritual Life, Part 2,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

September 17

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying-n-Playing: “Wondrously Made—How Have I Been Shaped?” Dawna Petersen presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $12 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 18

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seasonal Community Labyrinth Walk, 7-7:15 p.m. explanation, 7:15-8:30 p.m. walk. Free-will donations graciously accepted. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 16

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. "The Constitution on Divine Revelation" (Dei Verbum), Meanings of Tradition, Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15, book available for $3.95. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbol in the Spiritual Life, Part 2,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

September 17

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying-n-Playing: “Wondrously Made—How Have I Been Shaped?” Dawna Petersen presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $12 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 18

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seasonal Community Labyrinth Walk, 7-7:15 p.m. explanation, 7:15-8:30 p.m. walk. Free-will donations graciously accepted. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 19-21

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 West State Road 48, Bloomington. “Work Out Your Salvation!,” Fathers of Mercy Father Wade L. J. Menezes presenting, $45 for commuters (includes meals), $185 for single room plus meals, $245 for couples and children with meals. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 1, or email marianoasis@bluemarble.net, or log on to www.maryschildren.com.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Sacred Journey: Exploring the Art of Pilgrimage,” Benedictine Father Noel Nueller presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

September 23

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. "The Constitution on Divine Revelation" (Dei Verbum), Inspireation and Interpretation of the Scripture, Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenter, 7-8:30 p.m., $15, book available for $3.95. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

September 27

Benedict Inn-- Angels of Grace ~ ~ A Celebration of Women. Join us for our 7th annual awards ceremony and celebration of the “angels” in our lives-women who have made a difference. Enjoy a style show, a delicious lunch and a chance to meet women who have distinguished themselves through acts of compassion and kindness. Honor the women who are important to you by inviting them to this special event. Saturday, *10:30 AM - 2 PM ~ Fee: $35 per person. The event will be held at Primo banquet hall (south).

September 30

Benedict Inn-- Divine Revelation: "The Constitution on Divine Revelation" (Dei Verbum) Session 3. Come learn why the Second Vatican’s Council’s Constitution on Divine Revelation was one of the major achievements of the Council. The document expresses the Church’s belief in how and what God reveals to us and how we accept that in faith. The document explores Scripture and Tradition as the means by which that Revelation is passed on in history. The concluding section, Scripture in the Life of the Church, initiated a major shift in how Catholics appreciated and used the Bible. Tuesdays in September: *7:00-8:30pm Fee: $15 ~ Book additional: $3.95 Presenter: Fr. Matthias Neuman, OSB

October 2

Benedict Inn-- Day Trip to Ferdinand & St. Meinrad, IN. Come join us for another adventure as we journey to two religious communities in Indiana. We will begin with the Sisters with a tour, joining them for noon prayer followed by lunch. We will head over to St. Meinrad for a tour, simple dinner, and joining the monks for Vespers (evening prayer) before heading back to the Benedict Inn. It promises to be a long but delightful and faith-filled day. Thursday, October 2, 2014 ~ 7:00 AM – 9:30 PM. Fee: $95 ~ Guide: Annie Endris

October 7

Benedict Inn-- “Listen with the Ear of Your Heart” Personal Days of Retreat. Every now and then, it helps to take some time to just slow down, breathe, and listen. Call to schedule any day for a personal retreat. *9AM-5 PM ~ $35 includes lunch and room for the day.

October 9

Benedict Inn-- Visio Divina: Ruth and Naomi. “Where you go, I will go; where you lodge, I will lodge…” Ruth 1:16. The story of Ruth and Naomi can speak to our experiences of relationships, friendships, even walking with someone on their journey. Take some time to discover this wonderful meditative prayer practice that incorporates Sacred Scripture and beautiful, modern illuminations from the St. John’s Bible. Thursday, October 9, 2014 ~ *7– 9:00 PM ~ Fee $20. Facilitator: Sr. Angela Jarboe, OSB

October 20

Benedict Inn-- Praying n Playing – Session 2: Longing For God - What is stirring within me? Come explore creative ways of being with God. As “Pray-ers” who are players we will support one another in knowing more of the God who both welcomes us as children and who graces us as adults. God meets each of us where we are and each of us meets God in our own unique way. *9:30 – 11:30 AM ~ Fee: $12 per session ~ Presenter: Dawna Petersen. Mon. October 20: Longing For God - What is stirring within me? Mon. November 17: Continuing the Journey - Where will my next step be?

October 25

Benedict Inn-- Treasure Chest Raffle. Join us for an evening of fun and a chance to win one of twenty fabulous prizes while supporting the ministry of the Benedict Inn! Call the Benedict Inn at 317-788-7581 x 3 for tickets or more information. Central Catholic Multi-purpose Room ~ Saturday, October 25, 2014 ~ 6-9:30 PM

October 27

Benedict Inn-- Seeking Balance and Peace in Our Hectic Lives. “Come to me, all who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28. Whether a young working mother, a middle-aged woman caring for children and parents, or a busy professional, minister, or community activist, all too often women find their days frenzied, overactive, or overwrought with the demands of job, home, and community. Come away from your hectic schedule for an evening of peace. The evening will include sacred leisure for mind, body, and spirit as well as time for sharing with others and quiet reflection. Our guides for the evening will include mystics, saints, and contemporary spiritual writers as well as scripture. Mon. October 27, 2014 ~ *7PM – 9PM ~ Fee: $25 ~ Facilitator: Marilyn Williams

November 13

Benedict Inn-- Rule of Life: A Trellis That Supports Your Spiritual Life. St. Benedict wrote a Rule of Life for his followers so that they could seek God together. We all need support to help us grow. A Rule of Life serves as a trellis to help support your spiritual life. This evening will introduce you to what a Rule of Life is and how it might help you on your own spiritual journey. Thursday, November 13, 2014 ~ *7 – 9 PM ~ Fee: $25 Presenter: Sr. Jennifer Mechtild Horner, OSB

November 14

Benedict Inn-- “Listen with the Ear of Your Heart” Personal Days of Retreat. Every now and then, it helps to take some time to just slow down, breathe, and listen. Call to schedule any day for a personal retreat. *9AM-5 PM ~ $35 includes lunch and room for the day.

November 17

Benedict Inn-- Praying n Playing – Session 3: Continuing the Journey - Where will my next step be? Come explore creative ways of being with God. As “Pray-ers” who are players we will support one another in knowing more of the God who both welcomes us as children and who graces us as adults. God meets each of us where we are and each of us meets God in our own unique way. *9:30 – 11:30 AM ~ Fee: $12 per session ~ Presenter: Dawna Petersen. Mon. November 17: Continuing the Journey - Where will my next step be?

December 1

Benedict Inn -- FBI: ADVENT: Advent with Thomas Merton Fr. Thomas Merton wrote on many themes that have to do with our celebrations of Advent and Christmas. Among them: hope, incarnation, balancing action and prayer, contemplative time and prayer. We will explore some of those writings that will enable us to reflect more deeply on the meaning of Advent and Christmas. Monday, December 1, 2014 5:00 – 9:00PM (at Benedict Inn) Fee: $30 ~ Presenter: Fr. Jeff Godecker

December 5

Benedict Inn -- Movie Night: “Trouble with Angels.” “I’ve got the most scathingly brilliant idea!” In celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life, we will be watching a variety of movies and having conversations about how they portray women religious. What are the stereotypes of women religious? What is the Sister’s life really like? The kick-off for the year will begin with movie and discussion focusing on the discernment and call to religious life with the funny and touching “Trouble with Angels”. Join us for popcorn and conversation! Friday, December 5, 2014 ~ 6:30 – 9:00 PM. Suggested donation: $10 Facilitator: Sr. Ann Patrice Papesh, OSB

December 6

Benedict Inn-- Morning Advent Reflection: The Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth. Joy, praise, faith, charity, love, awareness, and hope: what word speaks to you when you think about the Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth? Take some time this Advent to reflect on this rich scripture that also gives us the beautiful response of Mary to Elizabeth known as the Canticle of Mary or the Magnificent. Saturday, December 6, 2014 ~ *9 – 11:30 AM. Fee: $25 ~ Presenter: Annie Endris

December 9

Benedict Inn-- Advent: Visio Divina: How do you receive the light of Christ? How do you understand Christ’s truth? How do you receive the grace of Christ’s love? This Advent, reflect and meditate on the Incarnation from the Gospel of John, using the artistic and spiritual endeavor of the St. John’s Bible. Tuesday, December 9, 2014 ~ *7– 9:00 PM ~ Fee: $20 ~ Facilitator: Sr. Angela Jarboe, OSB

December 13

Benedict Inn-- Shop Inn-Spired Christmas Sale. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list, all at affordable Benedictine prices. Saturday, 9AM to 3 PM

December 15

Benedict Inn-- “Listen with the Ear of Your Heart” Personal Days of Retreat. Every now and then, it helps to take some time to just slow down, breathe, and listen. Call to schedule any day for a personal retreat. *9AM-5 PM ~ $35 includes lunch and room for the day.

December 21

Benedict Inn-- Blue Christmas A Blue Christmas Service or Service of Solace or the Longest Night is a different type of prayer service. Come join us for an experiential prayer service that remembers and names the loss you have experienced while being in a community of quiet prayer and support. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 1-2:30 PM ~ Fee: Free will donation, registration requested Leader: Annie Endris ~ Please visit our website for more information.

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