October 3, 2014

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The Coming Week

October 3

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. First Friday exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary and Benediction, 4-6 p.m., Mass, 5:45 p.m. Information: 317-244-9002.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Turtle Soup Supper, also chicken noodle soup, fish, pulled pork sandwiches, beer garden, carry-out available, games, 5-9 p.m. Information: 812-623-2964.

October 3-4

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest, food, music, 5 p.m.-midnight. Information: 317-784-5454.

October 4

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Devotional Prayer Group, Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

Holy Trinity Parish, corner of N. Holmes and St. Clair St., Indianapolis. Saints in the Streets, Holy Trinity, St. Anthony, St. Barnabas and Immaculate Heart of Mary parishes, cleanup event, opening prayer 8 a.m., St. Anthony Church, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis, cleanup following prayer service until noon. Information: saintsinthestreets@gmail.com.

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil, Terre Haute. 7:30 a.m. Mass at Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale; 9:30 a.m. prayer in front of Planned Parenthood, 30 S. 3rd St. (park on Ohio Blvd.); 10 a.m. travel to St. Patrick Adoration Chapel, 1807 Poplar St., for Divine Mercy Chaplet.

October 5

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Respect Life Mass and Central Indiana Life Chain, Mass 1 p.m., Life Chain along Meridian St. between Ohio St. and 40th St., 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Vigo County Courthouse, 33 W. 3rd St., Terre Haute. Life Chain, 2-3:30 p.m. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060 or mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

Bloomington Life Chain, E. Third St. at High St. in Bloomington, 2-3:30 p.m. Information: 812-322-5114.

Richmond/Wayne County Life Chain, S. A St. at S. 16th St. in Richmond, 2-3 p.m. Information: 765-935-1786.

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games. Information: 812-934-3013.

St. Joseph Parish, Clark County, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., turkey shoot, chicken dinner. Information: 812-246-2512.

Farmers State Bank, 116th and Allisonville Road, Fishers, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). Life Chain, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Information: 317-509-1450.

October 7

Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Living Rosary, 6:45 p.m. Information: Sister Paula, 812-535-2926, pdamiano@spsmw.org.

October 9

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Cenacle (house on parish grounds), 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Hope and Healing Survivors of Suicide support group, 7 p.m. Information: 317-851-8344.

October 10

Planned Parenthood, 8590 N. Georgetown Road, Indianapolis. 40 Days for Life, mid-point rally, Shawn Carney, guest speaker, noon.

October 11

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. “10th Annual St. Andrew Fest,” entertainment, games, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-546-1571.

Another Broken Egg Café, 9435 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, “Ways to Live the Holy Days of the Church in Our Homes,” Tim and Carol Feick presenting, food, fellowship, inspiration for Christ-filled marriages, $35 per couple includes dinner and one drink ticket per person. Information/registration: www.stluke.org.

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.

Rama Service Station, 560 N. State Road 135, Greenwood. America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally, public rosary rally praying for religious freedom, noon. Information: Laurel Scheifelbein, 317-881-8797.

St. Malachy School, 9833 E. County Road 750 N, Brownsburg. Garage sale, benefits 8th grade class trips, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 317-852-2242.

October 12

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

Marian University Theater, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Audrey Assad with Bellarive in Concert, sponsored by archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, 7 p.m., $15 purchased online at www.indycatholic.org, $18 at the door. Information: Katie Sahm at 317-592-4067 or ksahm@archindy.org.

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.

St. Malachy Parish, 7410 N. 1000 East, Brownsburg. Altar Society Longaberger fundraiser, 2 p.m. Information: 317-268-4238 or altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

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General Announcements

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Free Natural Family Planning presentation at St. Joan of Arc Parish on Oct. 8

Medical experts from the Kolbe Center in Indianapolis will give a presentation on the medical side effects of contraceptives versus the safe alternative, benefits and methods of Natural Family Planning and NaProTechnology at St. Joan of Arc Parish’s Doyle Hall behind the church, 4217 Central Ave., in Indianapolis at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8.

Dr. Maria Bajuyo and Brie Ann Eichhorn, RN and FCP (FertilityCare Practitioner), will discuss the benefits of the highly reliable, natural Creighton Method of natural family planning and using NaProTechnology for the evaluation and treatment of infertility.

The program will allow for questions after the presentation followed by a question-and-answer format. There is no charge for the presentation.

For more information and to register for the event, call 317-225-8902 or e-mail carolewill@hotmail.com.

 

Summit on Catholic education in the black community set for Oct. 4

Sherlynn Martin, principal at Indianapolis’ Holy Angels Catholic School—a Mother Theodore Catholic Academy school—and Michael Joseph, who studied leadership in Catholic education at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss “Catholic Education in the Black Community” at St. Gabriel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., in Indianapolis from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 4.

The cost is $25, which includes lunch.

For more information or to register, contact Franciscan Sister Jannette Pruitt at 317-236-1474 or by e-mail at jpruitt@archindy.org.

 

Sisters of Providence offer weekend of discernment

Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in St. Mary-of-the-Woods for their annual Fall Discernment Weekend, beginning at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31 and running through 2 p.m. on Nov. 2.

The weekend begins with dinner at 5:15 p.m. in Owens Hall, and the program will begin at 7:15 p.m. in Reilly Auditorium.

The theme for the weekend is “Rooted in Providence, Rooted for Tomorrow.” It is intended for women who are considering religious life, and would like to know more about the charism, spirituality, community life and ministries of the Sisters of Providence.

There is no cost to attend the event, which includes housing and meals.

For more information or to register, call Sister Editha at 800-860-1840, ext. 2895, or e-mail eben@spsmw.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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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