September 19, 2014

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The Coming Week

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 of Ireland 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 the Evangelist 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.

September 20-21

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, 23670 Salt Fork Road, Lawrenceburg. Parish festival, games, food, Sat. 5-11 p.m., fish fry and entertainment, Sun. noon-5 p.m., chicken dinner. Information: 812-656-8700.

September 21

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. Louis Parish, 13 E. St. Louis Place, Batesville. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games, raffle. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Meinrad Parish, 19630 N. 4th St., St. Meinrad. Fall Festival, food, soup, quilts, raffles, music, games,10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-357-5533.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Former St. John Academy Reunion, Mass 11 a.m., brunch to follow, $20, make check payable to St. John Alumnae and mail to Mary Jane Biro, 715 E. Southern Ave., Indianapolis, Ind., 46203-5155. Information: 317-780-7087.

St. Paul Catholic Center Mass and Fall Festival, held offsite at 8875 E. Brock Road, Bloomington. Mass, hot dogs, hamburgers, chili cook-off, pie bake-off, horseback rides, hayrides, games for kids, music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults, $7 ages 5-12, under age 5 free. Proceeds benefit Interfaith Winter Shelter and St. Paul student Haiti mission trip. Information: 812-339-5561 x. 211.

September 24

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, Geis Activity Center, 3033 Martin Road, Floyd County. Card party, raffles, door prizes, 6 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

September 25

St. Paul Hermitage, 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Card Party and Quilt Raffle, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625.

September 25-27

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri.5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, games, food, brew fest. Information: 317-356-7291.

September 26-27

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Parish Festival, Fri. 5-10:30 p.m. fish fry, euchre, Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m., garage sale, games, poker, food, music, bingo, beer, wine. Information: 317-738-3929.

September 27

Washington Park, 3130 E. 30th St., Indianapolis. Society of St. Vincent de Paul “Friends of the Poor®” Walk, 1-3 mile route, find instructions to register online or via paper form at www.indysvdpwalk.org (under “Links” section on right), or collect pledges and bring money the day of, registration/check-in 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m. Walk-ups welcome with minimum $25 donation. Information: 317-455-8009 or Natalie@indysvdpwalk.org.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Faithful Citizens Rosary procession, Mass, 12:10 p.m., procession following Mass. Information: faithful.citizens2016@gmail.com.

Longneck’s Sports Grill, 1009 Town Dr., Covington, KY. La Salette Academy All-School Reunion, 2-10 p.m. Information: Laureen Siegrist, 859-757-5556.

September 27-28

SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Fall Festival, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, zip line, art in the park, entertainment. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 28

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

St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Parish picnic, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CST, ham and beef shoot, food, quilts, games, raffle. Information: 812-836-2481.

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

Knights of St. John Hall, 312 S. Wilder St., Greensburg. Ladies Auxiliary and Knights of St. John Fall Festival, food, quilt and money raffle, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $10 age 10 and older, $5 ages 4-10, free for children under age 3.

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General Announcements

Red Mass set for Oct. 2 in Indianapolis; Chancellor Lentz to receive award

The St. Thomas More Society of Indianapolis will host a Red Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., in Indianapolis at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin will celebrate the Red Mass, which is a Mass celebrated annually in the Catholic Church for judges, attorneys, law school professors, students and government officials.

A dinner at the nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel, 123 W. Louisiana St., will follow.

During the dinner, Annette “Mickey” Lentz, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will receive the Person for All Seasons Award. This award is presented annually to a person whose life and work exemplifies the ideals of St. Thomas More.

Individual dinner tickets are available for $50 per person. Dinner tickets can be purchased by contacting Rachel Van Tyle at 317-402-3090 or at rvantyle@nclegalclinic.org.

Ticket questions can also be directed to Van Tyle.

  

Annual golf fundraiser to benefit soccer, scholarship funds and needy

The 6th Annual Kyle Simcoe Memorial Golf Outing will take place at Saddlebrook Golf Club, 5516 Arabian Run, in Indianapolis, on Sept. 27. Check-in starts at 8 a.m., and a shotgun start begins at 9 a.m.

The fundraiser is held in memory of Kyle Simcoe, a former member of the Diocese of Evansville, Ind., and 2008 graduate of Indiana University who was tragically killed in 2009.

The proceeds of the golf outing will benefit the Evansville Memorial (Catholic) High School Soccer Fund, Acacia Fraternity Scholarship Fund and needy families during the holidays.

The cost is $125 per person.

For questions or registration, contact Dustin Detzler at dustindetzler@gmail.com.

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Retreats and Programs

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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