December 18, 2015

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The Coming Month

December 18

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange Mass, breakfast and program, “How Faith Shapes Public Service,” Sue Ellsperman, Lt. Governor of Indiana, presenter, 7-9 a.m.,

$15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included, Bring an unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marines Toys 4 Tots toy drive. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. The Longest Night: A Mass of Consolation, 6 p.m. Information: 317-236-1586 or http://www.archindy.org/plfl/index.html.

December 18-19

St. John the Evangelist Parish, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Christkindl Village, along west block of Georgia St. and St. John parking lot, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 18, noon-9 p.m. Dec. 19, live Nativity animals, kids’ activities, caroling, handcrafted gifts, beer garden, music. Information: 317-635-2021 or www.stjohnsindy.org/christkindl-village.

December 19

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

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil, Terre Haute. 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery at 59 Allendale, 9:25 a.m. parking on Ohio Blvd., 9:30 a.m. assemble on sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood at 30 S. 3rd St. for prayers, 10 a.m. travel to St. Patrick Adoration Chapel at 1807 Poplar St. for Divine Mercy Chaplet, completed around 10:30 a.m.

January 2

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil, Terre Haute. 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery at 59 Allendale, 9:25 a.m. parking on Ohio Blvd., 9:30 a.m. assemble on sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood at 30 S. 3rd St. for prayers, 10 a.m. travel to St. Patrick Adoration Chapel at 1807 Poplar St. for Divine Mercy Chaplet, completed around 10:30 a.m.

St. Michael 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.

January 6

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced. New members welcome. 6 p.m. Information: 317-243-0777.

January 9

The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. presenter, 7-9:30 p.m., $35 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, registration required by Nov. 9 at www.stluke.org or call 317-259-4373.

January 10

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

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.

January 12

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Creighton Model of Fertility Care, “Know Your Body, Love Your Spouse,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., $35 if registered by Jan. 1. Information: 317-721-7332 or lizfcp@indyfertilitycare.com.

January 14

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

January 16

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

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General Announcements 

Archbishop Tobin to speak at Marriage on Tap event on Jan. 9

Marriage on Tap, a ministry of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis, will have Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin as the guest speaker at The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd., in Indianapolis, from 7-9:30 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2016.

Marriage on Tap offers married couples a monthly “date night” with other married couples to enjoy food, fellowship and a speaker to inspire them to strive for Christ-filled marriages.

The cost is $35 per couple, which includes dinner. A cash bar is also available.

Future Marriage on Tap events in 2016 are as follows:

Feb. 6, The Willows, Msgr. Joseph Schaedel speaking.

March 12, The Willows, Chuck and Marilyn Traylor speaking.

April 16 at Bravo Italian restaurant, 2658 Lake Circle, in Indianapolis, John and Bev Hansberry speaking.

Registration for the Jan. 9 event is required by Jan. 3 by logging on to www.stluke.org or by calling the parish office at 317-259-4373.

 

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with the Indiana Pacers on Feb. 6

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week by watching the Indiana Pacers take on the Detroit Pistons at 7 p.m. on Feb. 6. A portion of all ticket sales will support the ministry of Catholic schools throughout central and southern Indiana.

Those who purchase tickets through this offer will also receive a free Pacers hat; a food voucher for a hot dog, bag of chips and a Pepsi product; get to shoot a free throw on the main floor after the game; and see their school’s name listed in lights on the ribbon board at halftime.

Tickets are $20 and must be ordered by Jan. 7. The seats are in the upper level of the balcony.

To order, log on to www.pacersgroups.com/tickets/942.

 

Archabbey Library Gallery to host exhibit by Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, 200 Hill Drive, in St. Meinrad, is hosting an exhibit of artwork by Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer through the end of December.

The show, titled “Recent Works,” is a collection of new work he has done in ceramics, relief prints, serigraphs and works on paper. Many of the artwork pieces are also for sale.

Brother Martin has been a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey since 2005. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Boston University and certification as a liturgical designer from Catholic Theological Union of Chicago.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Those wishing to view the exhibit may want to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

For library hours, call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311, or log on to the Archabbey Library website at www.saintmeinrad.edu/library/hours.

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Retreats and Programs

December 30-January 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Annual New Year’s Eve Retreat. Information: 317-545-7681 or Marcia.johnson@archindy.org.

January 6

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, 3-4:30- p.m., free will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Movie night, “Unfinished Life,” 6:30-9 p.m., free will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 8-10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $295 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Mindfulness: Deepen Our Awareness of God, Franciscan Sisters Olga Wittekind and Donna Graham, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch, $65 CEU credit. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 10

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Coffee talk: Woman Who Anointed Jesus (Mark 14:3-9), Franciscan Sister Alacoque Burger, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 14

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Visio Divina, session one, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, facilitator, 7-9 p.m., $20 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

January 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

January 22

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Women’s retreat, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter. Information: 812-923-8817 or retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

January 24

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “Sunday with a Saint,” Providence Sister Paula Damiano, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $25 per person includes brunch, registration deadline Jan. 20. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

January 28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Overcoming Depression through Spirituality,” Father Michael Hoyt, presenter, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $40 per person includes two meals and materials. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent self-guided days, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. 5th Annual Girls’ Night Out: Women Helping Women, 7-9:30 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Evening reflection, “It’s Not about the Silence,” Mary Schaffner and Kathleen Sisk, presenters, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $20 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 4

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session one of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org. 

February 5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Day of Reflection, Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues,” 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $41 per person includes materials, breakfast, lunch and program. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent self-guided days, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Visio Divina, session two, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, facilitator, 7-9 p.m., $20 per session. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session two of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org

February 12-14

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Married Couples Only, “Sincerely Yours,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Sacred Rhythms, Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner and Patty Moore, facilitators, $200 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 13

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Book Study Series: Job and Julian of Norwich, Rev. Rebecca Zelensky, PA and Rev. Dr. Will Hine, presenters, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $25 per person. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org. 

February 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session one, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 18

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session three of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org

February 19-21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten weekend retreat. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

February 23

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session two, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 24

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session one, Molly Coyne Brosseau, MS, presenter, noon-3 p.m., $125 per person includes four sessions and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

February 25

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lectio Divina Series, session four of four, Providence Sister Mary Moloney, presenter, 10-11:30 a.m., $40 per person for the series. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

February 26-27

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Retreat for Busy Catholic Moms, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery, presenter, $200 per person, registration deadline Feb. 22. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

March 1

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session three, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 3

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. FBI: Fatima Benedict Inn, “An Evening of Reflection for Lent, Benedictine Sister Mary Luke Jones, presenter, Mass, 5:15 p.m., dinner and program following Mass, $30 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 4-6

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Lenten Weekend Retreat, Father Jim Farrell, presenter, $165 per person, $295 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session four, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “From Anger to Forgivenss,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter, $235 single, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 10-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Secretaries and Parish Administrators retreat, “Administration and Evangelization,” Benedictine Father Jeremy King, presenter, $320 single, $470 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Ignatian Spirituality Project, monthly evening of prayer and community, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Tuesdays in Lent, session five, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore, facilitators, $15 per session plus $15 one-time fee for materials. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 18-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Guided Weekend Retreat, Father Jeff Godecker and Mary Schaffner, presenters, $165 per person, $295 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Preparing for Holy Week Retreat, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano, presenters, $200 per person, registration deadline March 14. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Married couples only, “Benedictine Spirituality as Lived in Marriage,” Deacon Rich and Cherie Zoldak, presenters, $395 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 18-24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Come Away and Rest Awhile: Silent Self-Guided Days/Evenings of Reflection for Holy Week. Information: 317-545-7681 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

March 19

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Walking to Calvary with Jesus: Preparing for Holy Week,” Benedictine Sister Marie Lindstrom, presenter, 9-11 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 23

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: A Lenten Dialogue, Rest, Renew, Restore, session two, Molly Coyne Brosseau, MS, presenter, noon-3 p.m., $125 per person includes four sessions and lunch. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Book Study Series: Job and Julian of Norwich, Rev. Rebecca Zelensky, PA and Rev. Dr. Will Hine, presenters, 1-3 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 812-535-2932 or provctr@spsmw.org.

March 23-27

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Holy Week retreat, “Reflections on the Triduum,” “The Infancy Narratives of Matthew and Luke,” President-Rector Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, presenter, $425 single, $680 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 24-27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. A Triduum retreat, $200 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

March 25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Good Friday, “Spend a Day with God,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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