August 5, 2016

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The Coming Month

August 5

Marian University chapel, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, Mass and monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 a.m., breakfast, $15 per person. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

Most Holy Name of Jesus Church, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. First Friday devotion, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 5:30 p.m.; reconciliation, 5:45-6:45 p.m.; Mass, 7 p.m.; Litany of the Sacred Heart and prayers for the Holy Father, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass, 5:45 p.m., exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, following Mass until 9:30 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation available. Information: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org.

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Charismatic Renewal Praise and Mass, praise and worship 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m. Information: srcalep@yahoo.com.

August 6

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, prayers, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

August 7

St. Bernard Parish, 7600 Hwy. 337 N.W., Depauw. Parish Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., drawing for $10,000 with only 333 tickets sold for $100 each, country fried chicken dinners, homemade noodles and pies served in an air conditioned dining room, silent auction, games for kids and adults, 50/50 raffle, handmade quilts, games of chance, live music 11 a.m.-1 p.m.. Information or ticket purchase: 812-347-2326 or SaintBernardCatholicChurch@gmail.com.

St. Boniface Parish, 15519 N. State Road 545, Fulda. St. Boniface Parish Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, historic church tours, food, games, raffles, quilts, country store, bingo, fried chicken and roast beef dinners in parish center 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sweet Water Band 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

August 9

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

August 11

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.

August 13

Immaculate Conception Church, 2081 E. Cty Road 820 S., Greensburg. Consignment Auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., bring in items by Aug. 12, snacks throughout the day, roast pork lunch available starting around 10:30 a.m.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. “Break Out!” marriage enrichment day, sponsored by Celebrate Marriage Ministry, for couples of all ages, break-out sessions: Biblical Marriage, He Said/She Heard, Couple Prayer, $15 per couple, free all-day childcare. Registration and information: www.celebratemarriageministry.com. Questions: 317-489-1557, olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Basic Dairy Products at Home, how to make your own butter, buttermilk, yogurt and other dairy products at home, 1-4 p.m., $40. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

August 13-14

All Saints Parish, St. Paul Campus, 9798 N. Dearborn Road, Guildford. St. Paul Festival, Sat. 5-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. with chicken dinners 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-576-4302.

August 14

St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Dr., Lanesville. Parish Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken and ham dinner served country style in air conditioned dining room, dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-11, $6,000 in cash prizes, raffle on more than 30 quilts. Information: 812-952-2853.

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.

August 17

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Monthly mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-784-4439 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

August 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.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Monthly mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

August 19

Louisville Slugger Field, 401 E. Main St., Louisville, KY. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries outing to see Louisville Bats vs. Indianapolis Indians, meet at 6 p.m., game begins at 7 p.m., fireworks after game, $10 includes reserved seating, Bat’s hat and food voucher. Register by Aug. 17: 812-923-8355 or sandy@nadyouth.org.

Harrison Lake Country Club, 524 N. Country Club Road, Columbus. Golf Scramble to celebrate St. Bartholomew Parish’s 175th anniversary, 4-person golf scramble, 11 a.m. registration and lunch, shotgun start 12:30 p.m., $100 per player, $400 per foursome, Aug. 14 registration deadline. Information: 812-378-1944 or athletics@stbirish.net.

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, “In Pursuit of Equal Dignity” by Duke graduate and Rhodes Scholar Jay Ruckelshaus, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

August 19-20

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Augustravaganza, 4 p.m.-midnight, bingo, Monte Carlo, catered dinner. 5K Walk/Run and 1 mile Family Run Sat. 9 a.m., registration 8-8:30 a.m. Information: 317-357-1200.

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Sausage Fest, Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 5 p.m.-midnight, sausage, food, music, games. Information: 317-253-1461.

August 20

St. Barnabas Church, 8300 Rahke Road, McNally Hall Entrance 8, Indianapolis. Substance Abuse Ministry Workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free, register online at www.archindy.org/plfl/ministries-sam. Information: 317-236-1475, jlebeau@archindy.org

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.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Nuno Felted Scarves, learn process of felting fibers to create scarves, 1-4 p.m., $100, registration deadline Aug. 13. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

August 20-21

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 5719 Saint Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs. “Knobfest,” Aug. 20 9 p.m.-midnight, “Louisville Crashers,” gambling and beer garden 6 p.m.-midnight, Aug. 21 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., home-cooked chicken dinners, booths, prizes, quilts, bingo, kids’ zone. Information: 812-923-3011.

August 21

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Parish Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinner. Information: 812-623-2964.

St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., Bloomington. “Welcome Back Everybody!” pitch-in picnic, after 5:30 p.m. Mass. Information: 812-339-5561.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, 3301 St. Mary’s Road, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Registration deadline for T-shirt for Mary’s Village Church Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk on Sept. 10, proceeds benefit Providence Food Pantry in West Terre Haute, check-in 9-9:45 a.m., race 10 a.m., download registration form from Facebook at Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk, $10 check made out to Hunger Bust/St. Mary’s Village Church, mail to St. Mary’s Village Church, P.O. Box 155, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN  47876, must be received by Aug. 22 to receive T-shirt, indicate Youth S, M, L or Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL. Information: 812-535-3048, jrichey75@gmail.com.

August 24

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive E., Indianapolis. A Tribute to Primo Levi and the Holocaust, musical tribute to Italian Jewish chemist, writer and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, performed by music students from the University of Notre Dame, reception to follow, 7 p.m., free will donations accepted. Information: 317-259-4373, tnichols@stluke.org.

Eagle Creek Golf Club, 8802 W. 56th St., Indianapolis. Franciscan Alliance Foundation Central Indiana’s 30th Annual Golf Outing, morning 9-hole scramble at $150 per person or $600 per foursome, afternoon 18-hole scramble at $250 per person or $1000 per foursome, continental breakfast or dinner reception corresponding to session of play, joint luncheon for all players, deadline to register Aug. 12, proceeds benefit Franciscan St. Francis Neighborhood Health Center. Information: 317-528-7807, Jessica.tooley@franciscanalliance.org.

August 23-October 25

St. Christopher Parish, Damascus Room, 5301 W. 16th St., Speedway. Book of Genesis Scripture Study, meets weekly for 10 weeks, 7-8:30 p.m., open to all, $75, or $100 if also sign up for spring study of Gospel of John, registration required by Aug. 21. Information and registration: Lois Jansen, 317-241-9169 or mlj986@gmail.com.

August 25-27

St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. St. Ann Summer Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., free entrance, rides, games, food, casino, raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-821-2909.

August 26

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, side entrance, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., all proceeds go to the Hermitage.

August 26-27

Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Shawe and Pope John Community Festival, live music, beer tent, festival rides for $15-17, 5 p.m.-midnight. Information: 812-599-3922 or 812-801-1660.

August 27

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Seventh Annual IHM Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., $15, ages 6 and younger free. Eighth Annual IHM Neighborhood Fall Kickoff Fest, 4-11 p.m., $1 per person, music, food, beverages, games. Information: 317-257-2266.

August 27-28

St. Mary Parish Festival held at St. Mary’s School, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Sat 9 a.m. “On Eagle’s Wings” 5k Walk/Run, 10 a.m. Kids Fun Run and obstacle course (www.oneagleswings5k.com for costs), parish festival Sat. 4:30 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., music, games, beer garden, raffle, dinner Sat. 4:30-10 p.m., smoked BBQ Sun. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 812-663-8427.

All Saints Parish, St. Paul Campus church hall, 9788 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford. Breakfast Bar Buffet, 7.30 a.m.-noon, free will donations accepted. Information: 812-623-2349.

September 2

Marian University chapel, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, Mass and monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 a.m., breakfast, $15 per person. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

Most Holy Name of Jesus Chruch, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. First Friday devotion, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 5:30 p.m.; reconciliation, 5:45-6:45 p.m.; Mass, 7 p.m.; Litany of the Sacred Heart and prayers for the Holy Father, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass, 5:45 p.m., exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, following Mass until 9:30 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation available. Information: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org.

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Charismatic Renewal Praise and Mass, praise and worship 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m. Information: srcalep@yahoo.com.

September 3

St. Michael Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Devotional Prayer Group, prayers, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 5

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4773 E. Morris Church St., Morris. Labor Day Festival, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, raffles, games, karaoke, beer garden. Information: 812-934-6218.

St. Peter Parish, Franklin County, 1207 East Road, Brookville. Labor Day Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., family style chicken dinner. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 7

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.

September 8

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.

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General Announcements 

Aug. 22 is deadline to get T-shirt with registration for Sept. 10 run/walk

The St. Mary’s Village Church Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk to raise money for Providence Food Pantry in West Terre Haute will be held at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, 3301 St. Mary’s Road, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, on Sept. 10.

Check-in is from 9-9:45 a.m., and the race begins at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $10. Participants are also asked to bring a box of saltine crackers to donate to the pantry on the day of the event. The run/walk is approximately two miles.

A registration form can be downloaded from Facebook—search on Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk. Mailed entries must be received by Aug. 22 to receive a T-shirt.

Checks should be made payable to Hunger Bust/St. Mary’s Village Church, and mailed to St. Mary’s Village Church, P.O. Box 155, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. Indicate the size of T-shirt desired: Youth Small (size 6-8), Medium (size 10-12) or Large (size 14-16), or Adult Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL or XXXL.

For more information, call 812-535-3048 or e-mail jrichey75@gmail.com.

 

Aug. 23 is deadline to register for National Council of Catholic Women gathering in Indy

The National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) will host its annual convention this year at the Downtown Marriott, 350 W. Maryland St., in Indianapolis, on Sept. 7-10. The deadline to register is Aug. 23.

NCCW acts through its members to support, empower and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. NCCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world.

The theme of this year’s convention is “Catholic Women: Instruments of Mercy.” Speakers include motivational speaker Judy Hehr, CatholicMom.com blogger and “Catholic Weekend” show co-host Maria Morera Johnson, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA Dominican Sister Donna Markham, and human trafficking survivor Katariina Rosenblatt.

Other opportunities during the conference include Masses with Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., who also serves as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of Pensacola-Tallahassee; confession, prayer and meditation time; silent and live auctions; vendors and exhibits, and more.

Registration is $370 for the full conference, or $150 per selected day. The cost includes breakfast on Friday.

For more information, a schedule, accommodation options and to register, log on to nccw.org/2016_Annual_Convention.

 

Project Rachel Retreat for grief over abortion to be held on Aug. 26-27 in the greater Bloomington area

Whether a woman or man, participant or family member or friend, the grief over an abortion is often so deep that it seems to be silent. They may bear this burden for years, thinking that there is no hope of forgiveness or peace.

A Project Rachel Retreat will be held on Aug. 26-27 in the greater Bloomington area. This retreat is a safe place to renew and rebuild hearts broken from abortion. It offers a confidential environment where individuals can begin the process of healing.

For more information or to register, call 317-452-0054, or e-mail projectrachel@archindy.org. Registration deadline is Aug. 19.

Those wishing to pray especially for individuals attending the weekend retreat or to write them a letter of encouragement may submit their prayer, spiritual bouquet or letter to projectrachel@archindy.org by Aug. 24. For more information, e-mail projectrachel@archindy.org or call 317-452-0054.

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Retreats and Programs

Aug. 5-7

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56 th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Retreat, for troubled marriages, registration deadline Aug. 1. Information and registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/retrouvaille.html, 317-489-6811, or email register@retroindy.com.

August 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., $35 includes a room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for an additional fee. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

August 15

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.

August 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “Pray Your Way to Happiness,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 18

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Seasonal Community Labyrinth /Peace & Nature Garden Walk, led by Benedictine Sisters Cathy Anne Lepore and Angela Jarboe, free will donations accepted, 7- 8:30 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

August 19-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Discovering the Spiritual Richness in the Letters of St. Paul,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 26-27

Project Rachel Retreat for healing from abortion, near Bloomington, registration deadline Aug. 19. Information and registration: 317-452-0054, projectrachel@archindy.org.

August 26-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Engaging Compassion, presenter Vanessa Hurst, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., $65 includes lunch, or register and pay in advance with a friend for $55 per person. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 1

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for Our Common Home, session one of five stand-alone sessions (Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29), facilitators Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe, and Patty Moore, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session or pay $100 in advance for all five sessions, book $15 if needed. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 2-4

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Simplicity: To Have is Not to Be,” Benedictine Father Vincent Tobin, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., $35 includes a room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for an additional fee. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for Our Common Home, session two of five stand-alone sessions, facilitators Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe, and Patty Moore, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session, book $15 if needed. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 9-11

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Twelve Step Weekend Retreat for Men. Information: 317-439-9835 or allenjhammer@yahoo.com.

September 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Poetry and the Spiritual Journey, presenters Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell and Nicci George, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Seasonal Community Labyrinth/Peace & Nature Garden Walk, led by Benedictine Sisters Cathy Anne Lepore and Angela Jarboe, free will donations accepted, 7- 8:30 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for Our Common Home, session three of five stand-alone sessions, facilitators Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe, and Patty Moore, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session, book $15 if needed. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 16-18

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.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Retreat for 60s and over “Aging Gracefully,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 17

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The Gospel of Matthew, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, focus on five passages: the Beatitudes, commissioning of the disciples, Kingdom parables, instruction for the community, and the end times and final things, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, registration deadline Sept. 12. Information, registration: 812-535-2931, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

September 19

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.

September 22

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for Our Common Home, session four of five stand-alone sessions, facilitators Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe, and Patty Moore, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session, book $15 if needed. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 23-25

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Cultivating a Discerning Heart,” Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 25

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The Name of God is Love and Mercy, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, focus on Jesus, Pope Francis, St. Mother Theodore Guerin and St. Francis of Assisi, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, registration deadline Sept. 19. Information, registration: 812-535-2931, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

September 24-25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Basket Weaving as Prayer, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 24- noon Sept. 25, $95 single, $60 commuter, no prior experience necessary. Information: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

September 29

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Simplicity: Care for Our Common Home, session five of five stand-alone sessions, facilitators Benedictine Sisters Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe, and Patty Moore, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session, book $15 if needed. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 30-October 1

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.

September 30-October 2

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “The Rosary Revisited,” Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Finding God in Silence and in One Another, $215 single, $130 commuter. Information: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

October 4

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Revisiting the Catholic Counter-Reformation: “First Stages of the Counter-Reformation,” session one of four stand-alone sessions (Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25), presenter Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, 7-8:30 p.m., $20 per session or register and pay in advance for all four sessions for $75. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 5

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Mother Theodore: Who Can Fill Her Shoes?, Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, a look at Mother Theodore’s successor Mother Mary Cecilia Bailly, 9:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-8 p.m., $10, register by Oct. 3. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

October 7-9

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,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Evansville Diocese). Women of the Church conference, presenters: Catholic Relief Services president and CEO Carolyn Woo, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame Kathleen Sprows Cummings, and University of Notre Dame professor of theology Dominican Sister Mary Catherine Hilkert presenting. Focus on work of Catholic women in the Church, tools and resources for ongoing formation, and encouraging women currently ministry and leadership opportunities, $190 includes Friday reception and Saturday banquet and lunch, lodging is separate. Registration, lodging costs and other information: www.womenofthechurch.org.

October 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. New Seeds of Contemplation, presenter Lawrence Cunningham, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $75 includes lunch. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Revisiting the Catholic Counter-Reformation: “The Council of Trent and its Decrees,” session two of four stand-alone sessions, presenter Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, 7-8:30 p.m., $20 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 15

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Praying with the Mystics of Assisi and Indiana, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, explore the lives and prayer of three amazing saints (St. Francis, St. Clare of Assisi and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, registration deadline Oct. 10. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. 12-Step Healing Retreat, Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, registration deadline Oct. 7. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

October 17

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.

October 18

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., $35 includes a room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for an additional fee. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Revisiting the Catholic Counter-Reformation: “New Kinds of Bishops and Religious Orders,” session three of four stand-alone sessions, presenter Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, 7-8:30 p.m., $20 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 21-22

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.

October 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Monastic Life as it is Lived Today,” Benedictine Father Barnabas Gillespie, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 22

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. God’s Gift of Mercy, presenter Father Jim Farrell, 9-11:30 a.m., $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Song of My Heart Retreat, renew your relationship with God through music, Scripture, poetry and more, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, register by Oct. 17. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

October 25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Revisiting the Catholic Counter-Reformation: “New Kinds of Bishops and Religious Orders,” session four of four stand-alone sessions, presenter Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman, 7-8:30 p.m., $20 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 28-30

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.

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