October 10, 2014

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The Coming Week

October 10

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

Hyatt Regency, One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis. Italian Heritage Society of Indiana, Columbus Day Gala, 7 p.m., reservations required. Information: 317-863-0365.

October 10-11

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Alumni homecoming, Fri. Hillcrest Golf and Country Club, 850 N. Walnut St., Batesville, Distinguished Alumni event, 6 p.m., $40 per person; Sat. Franciscan Sisters’ Parlor 9 a.m., Mass 11 a.m., lunch served following liturgy. Information: 812-934-4440, ext. 240 or alumni@oldenburgacademy.org.

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 trip, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 317-852-2242.

St. Mary Parish, Annunciation grotto, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Rosary Rally, noon. Information: 812-944-0417.

October 12

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, 4100 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Hollywood Stars shopping event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 257-4297, ext. 2216.

Marian University, Ruth Lilly Student Center (Building #22), 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. People of Peace, Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order, explore Franciscan spirituality, 12:45-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-801-0616 or rwgolobish@gmail.com.

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.

Gibson Theatre, 107 S. Main St., Batesville. Movie, “The Triumph,” shown in English with Spanish sub-titles, 4 p.m., no charge, DVD’s may be purchased by calling: 815-748-0410. Information: 812-934-3404.

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

October 14

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-888-7625 or vlgmimi@aol.com.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Euchre party, seniors and retirees, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-788-0522.

October 15

Calvary Cemetery Chapel, 435 W. Troy, Indianapolis. Memorial Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or smeacham@buchanangroup.org.

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.

October 16

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery Chapel, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Memorial Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or smeacham@buchanangroup.org.

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. 

St. Susanna Church, 1201 W. Main St., Plainfield. Respect Life Ministry, “Religious Freedom,” Indiana Knights of Columbus Pro-Life Director, Michael Velasco, presenter, 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-839-8598.

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General Announcements

Oct. 17 caregiver conference features bioethics expert Bishop Timothy Doherty

The archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life’s health ministry will host “Decision Making in Health Care: You will Lead Me by the Right Road Conference,” an annual caregivers conference, at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Oct. 17.

Bishop Timothy L. Doherty, bishop of the Lafayette Diocese, will address attendees on the topic of “Who Decides?” in regard to end-of-life decisions.

The conference will also feature speakers on making ethical decisions, medical legal terms, and a panel discussion on intercultural and other scenarios for caregivers.

The conference is for all who wish to learn more about end-of-life issues, including family members, medical professionals, social workers and parish staff.

Continuing education units will be available for social workers.

The cost for the event is $30, which includes lunch.

Printable and online registration is available by logging on to www.archindy.org/plfl.

For more information, contact Joni LeBeau at 317-236-1475 or by e-mail at jlebeau@archindy.org.

 

Marian University to host Oct. 20 lecture on ecumenism by Orthodox leader

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, in Indianapolis, will host a lecture by Orthodox Archdeacon John Chryssavgis, environmental adviser to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20.

The lecture, which will take place in Lecture Hall 1 of the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences at Marian, is titled “From Estrangement to Reconciliation: The Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Dialogue.”

Archdeacon Chryssavgis will give the lecture in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s passage of two documents—“Orientalium Ecclesiarum” (“Decree on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite”) and “Unitatis Redintegratio” (“Decree on Ecumenism”)—which have paved the way for improved ecumenical relations between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches in recent decades.

For more information, contact Mark Reasoner, associate professor of theology at Marian, at 317-955-6175 or at mreasoner@marian.edu.

 

Day of formation, recollection offered for liturgical music ministers on Oct. 18

Cantors, choir and ensemble members and accompanists are invited to join Janèt Sullivan Walker for a day of prayer and formation at Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s St. Joseph Oratory from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. central time on Oct. 18 in St. Meinrad.

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 skills and confidence needed to serve more effectively.

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

A donation of $25 is requested, and lunch will be provided.

Reservations are required by Oct. 15. For reservations or more information, call Liz at 812-357-2471.

 

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities of New Albany to hold fundraiser on Nov. 1

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities of New Albany will host its 2014 Reverse Raffle at Huber’s Orchard and Winery, 19816 Huber Road, in Borden on Nov. 1. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

The fundraiser is a lively event that includes a delicious dinner, a silent auction, 50/50 chances, bingo pull tabs and more than $12,000 in prize money awarded in a reverse raffle.

For more information on sponsoring or attending this event, call the St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities of New Albany office at 812-949-7305, or e-mail info@stelizabethcatholiccharities.org.

 

Presentation on Church teaching about annulments set for Oct. 22 in Indianapolis

A general information session regarding the annulment process will be led by Ann Tully and Mary Ellen Hauck, judge instructors of the Metropolitan Tribunal, at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 22.

This interactive meeting is designed to answer questions such as: Why is an annulment necessary? What are the grounds for an annulment? What are the procedures?

There is no cost and registration is not required.

For more information, contact the Pro-Life and Family Life Office at (317) 236-1586 or 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1586 or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org.

 

Evening of prayer, support for couples struggling with infertility on Oct. 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis, in conjunction with the archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life, will offer an evening of prayer and support for couples struggling with infertility from 6:30-9 p.m. on Oct. 19.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the experiences of others, pray together and learn about available support.

Dinner will be provided at this free event, although donations will be accepted.

For reservations or more information, contact Sandi Pasotti at 317-545-7681, ext. 14, or by e-mail at spasotti@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

October 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Listening to God with a Discerning Ear,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

October 12

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: “Accepting Who I Am,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell presenting, 10:45 a.m.-noon, freewill offering accepted. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Reflection: “Mark—Evangelist for Crisis Times,” Sisters of Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, $39 includes program, lunch and Mass. Information or registration: 317-545-7681.

October 14-16

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “St. Benedict’s Way,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

October 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.

St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1723 I St., Bedford. Retreat, “Spirituality in Retirement,” Richard Johnson, PhD, presenter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fried chicken, ham and drinks provided for lunch, bring a covered dish to share, reservations by Oct. 10, Information: 812-275-4825 or bugs59@comcast.net.

October 18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Lost Sight of God? I Will Walk in the Presence of the Lord, in the Land of the Living,” Father Keith Hosey of the Diocese of Lafayette, Sisters of the Precious Blood Sister Maureen Mangen and Mary Schaffner presenting, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $30 per person. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Joseph Oratory, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Day of Recollection and Continued Formation for Liturgical Ministers, Janèt Sullivan Whitaker presenting, for cantors, choirs, ensemble members and accompanists, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST, $25 donation requested, lunch provided, RSVP by Oct. 15. Information and RSVP: 812-357-2471.

October 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “A Journey through Infertility,” 6:30 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m., free-will donation. Reservations: 317-545-7681, ext. 14 or spasotti@archindy.org.

October 20

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying n Playing – Session 2: Longing For God - What is stirring within me? Dawna Petersen presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $12 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

October 20-24

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Priests Retreat, Biblical Spirituality and the Contemporary Priesthood,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenter, $425 for single. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

October 25

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Treasure Chest Raffle, chance to win one of twenty fabulous prizes while supporting the ministry of the Benedict Inn, 6-9:30 p.m. Information and tickets: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Why Spirituality and Psychology?,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Jan Erlenbaugh Gaddis presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, $65 includes CEU. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 27

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Seeking Balance and Peace in Our Hectic Lives, Marilyn Williams facilitating, 7-9 p.m., $25. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

October 31-November 2

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. AA Men’s Retreat, “Rigorous Honesty throughout the 12 Steps: A Key to Sobriety and Spirituality,” Benedictine Father Noel Colman Grabert presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 3-7

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Permanent Deacons Retreat, “The Psalms: Formation for Ministry,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin presenter, $425 for single. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 7

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Movie Night: “Big Fish” (drama), 6:30-9 p.m., freewill donations accepted, popcorn and lemonade. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

November 7-9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Good Humor Saint: St. Philip Neri,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Growing Up With Fairy Tales,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Claire Sherman, Ph.D. presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, $65 includes CEU. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Hall, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grieving Gracefully…into a Future Full of Hope, Providence Sister Connie Kramer, presenter, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $35 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org.

November 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: “Gifts You Are Given, Give As Gift,” Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind presenting, 10:45 a.m.-noon, freewill offering accepted. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

November 11-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 13

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Rule of Life: A Trellis That Supports Your Spiritual Life, Benedictine Sister Jennifer Mechtild Horner presenting, 7-9 p.m., $25. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

November 14

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.

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. Encounter with G.K. Chesterton, Dale Ahlquist, presenter. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 1 or marianoais@bluemarble.net.

November 14-16

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Understanding Jesus as the Parable of God,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Ignatian Prayer and Spiritual Health, Franciscan Sister Kathleen Mulso presenting, 9-11 a.m., $20 Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

November 17

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying n Playing – Session 3: Continuing the Journey - Where will my next step be? Dawna Petersen presenter, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $12 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

November 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Retreat for Lay Ministers, “Liturgical Prayer,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

November 19

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.

November 21-23

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Fall Art Retreat: “Painting Your Way Into God,” Franciscan Father John Quigley presenting, $215 for single room, $130 for commuters. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Building Up the Church in Love: The Essentials (Acts 2:42),” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

December 1

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. FBI: ADVENT: Advent with Father Thomas Merton, Father Jeffrey Godecker presenting, 5-9 p.m., $30. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 5

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Movie Night: “Trouble with Angels,” Benedictine Sister Ann Patrice Papesh facilitating, 6:30-9 p.m., suggested donation $10. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Movie Night: “12 Years a Slave” (drama), 6:30-9 p.m., freewill donations accepted, popcorn and lemonade. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 6

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Morning Advent Reflection: The Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth, Annie Endris presenting, 9-11:30 a.m., $25. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 9

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove Advent: Visio Divina, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe faclitating, 7-9 p.m., $20. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 12-13

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Advent Retreat: “Journey with St. Francis,” Franciscan Sister Jane McConnell presenting, $215 for single room, $130 for commuters. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 13

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove Shop Inn-Spired Christmas Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 14

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk: “Becoming Prayer,” Franciscan Sister Jane McConnell presenting, 10:45 a.m.-noon, freewill offering accepted. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

December 15

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.

December 17

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.

December 19-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Jesus, Savior and Son,” Benedictine Father Jeremy King presenter, $235 for single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 ormzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu

December 21

Benedict Inn Conference and Retreat Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove Blue Christmas Service (or Service of Solace), Annie Endris leading, 1-2:30 p.m., free will donations accepted, registration requested. Information: 317-788-7581 or www.benedictinn.org.

December 27

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Bird Count, meet at Michaela Farm, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,$10 for lunch. Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Mindfulness for the New Year, Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Clair Sherman, PhD. presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, $65 includes CEU . Information and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or email center@oldenburgosf.com.

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