September 30, 2016

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The Coming Month

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CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Father/Son Weekend, canoeing, hiking, Mass at St. Agnes Church, prayer, fishing, hiking, climbing tower, games, horseback riding, archery and more, housing in large shared cabins, meals included, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 2 p.m., $75 per adult, $50 per child 17 and younger. Information, registration: 888-988-2839, ext. 122, registrar@campranchoframasa.org.

October 1

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Father/Son Day, canoeing, hiking, Mass at St. Agnes Church, prayer, fishing, hiking, climbing tower, games, horseback riding, archery and more, housing in large shared cabins, meals included, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., $55 per adult, $30 per child 17 and younger. Information, registration: 888-988-2839, ext. 122, registrar@campranchoframasa.org.

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Parish Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., food, games for all ages, kids’ activities, DJ music. Information: 812-944-0417.

Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount Saint Francis. Homecoming at Mount St. Francis, Mass on the grass 4 p.m. followed by cookout, music and family fun, free, bring your own beverage and lawn chair, final event of 40th anniversary of Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality. Information: 812-923-8817, 40@mountsaintfrancis.org, mountsaintfrancis.org or on Facebook as Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality.

St. Paul Church, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle. Oktoberfest, 4-11 p.m., sponsored by Knights of Columbus; food, beverages, beer and wine, desserts; poker, number wheel, pull tabs; raffle drawings for Notre Dame football tickets, Colts tickets, Indiana University basketball tickets, Purdue football tickets, gift certificates, cash and more; bounce house, face painting, kids’ games 4-8 p.m.; music.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Harvest Celebration BBQ and Hootenanny, locally grown foods, Highland Reunion band and other local musicians, beer garden. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

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

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Paul Church, 218 Schellers Ave., Sellersburg. First Saturday Devotion, 8 a.m. reflection on mysteries of rosary, recitation of the rosary, litany, consecration prayer to Mary, Mass at 8:30 a.m. Information: 812-246-3522.

Terre Haute Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. car pool from St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, to Bloomington Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., arriving 9 a.m. to pray with 40 Days for Life; Helpers of God’s Precious Infants prayer vigil 10:15-11 a.m.; pray with 40 Days for Life 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; return to St. Patrick Parish 2 p.m.. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060, mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

October 2

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 S.t Joe Road, Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot and Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, carry-out available, booths, raffles, quilts, firing range. Information: 812-246-3522.

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners 11 a.m.-4 p.m., money raffle, quilt and variety raffles, booths, silent auction, country store, games for adults and kids. Information: 812-934-3013, option 2.

St. Malachy School Gym, 7410 N. 1000 East, Brownsburg. Longaberger Bingo, hosted by St. Malachy Altar Society, $10 for bingo, $20 for bundle pack, refreshments available for purchase, all prizes are Longaberger products, 1:30 p.m., event starts 2 p.m. Information: 317-268-4238, altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

Marian University, Evans Center, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Theology Lecture: “Two Ways of Praying, University of Notre Dame professor emeritus of liturgy Paul Bradshaw presenting, free. Information: 317-955-6648, kharmon@marian.edu.

October 2-16

Our Lady of Grace Church, 9900 E. 91st St., Noblesville (Lafayette Diocese). Respect Life Flag Display, 4,000 flags on campus representing 4,000 babies aborted each day in the U.S. Information: Joan Waldron, 317-770-7040.

October 3

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Feast Day of St. Mother Theodore Guerin Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Joseph University Church, 113 South Fifth St., Terre Haute. Transitus of St. Francis Prayer Service, celebrating the passing of St. Francis with prayers and readings, led by Conventual Franciscan friars and Secular Franciscans. Information: 812-232-7011.

October 4-November 8

St. Simon the Apostle Church, St. Clare Room, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Seasons of Hope Bereavement Support Group, six-week sessions on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Registration: Mona Lime, 317-371-8993, monalime@att.net.

October 5

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.

October 6

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Serra Club Mass for Vocations, coffee, snacks and information available after, 8:30 a.m. Information: 317-748-1478, smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Cooking a Feast, planning for cooking meals for large crowds, dishes will be prepared and shared in class, 5:30-8:30 p.m., registration deadline Sept. 29. Information, registration: 812-535-2932, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

October 6-November 10

St. Simon the Apostle Church, St. Clare Room, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Seasons of Hope Bereavement Support Group, six-week sessions on Thursdays, 7 p.m. Registration: Mona Lime, 317-371-8993, monalime@att.net.

October 7

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. St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Church, 2605 St. Joe Road, Sellersburg. First Friday devotion of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, noon Mass, followed by litany and consecration to Sacred Heart of Jesus. Information: 812-246-2512.

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.

October 7-9

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Fall Weekend Traditional Camp, ages 7-14, boys’ and girls’ cabins, , canoeing, scripture, drama, archery, handicrafts, hiking, team challenge low course, sports, games, storytelling, high tower (ages 10-14), round pen rides for younger campers, chapel, campfire, pumpkin carving, ghost rush, and Halloween Ranchfest, check-in Fri. 6-7 p.m. (dinner served), check-out Sun. 12-1 p.m., $95. Registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/fall-weekend-and-break.html.

October 8

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Holy Year of Mercy Marian Jubilee, Marian procession, talks by Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin and former Presbyterian minister-now Catholic Dr. Scott Hahn, 9 a.m.-noon, doors open 8 a.m. Registration is required due to a 900-limit seating capacity, but names can be placed on a waiting list. Registration: www.archindy.org/jubilee. Information or cancelation: tchamblee@archindy.org, 800-382-9836, ext. 1404, or 317-236-1404.

The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, Mary and Steve Weber presenting on “What We Learned, or Haven’t Learned, in 46 Years,” $40 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, 7-9:30 p.m., register by Oct. 1. Registration: www.stluke.org. Information: 317-259-4373.

October 8-11

St. Malachy Church, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Parish Mission: “Year of Mercy,” retired archabbot Benedictine Lambert Reilly of Saint Meinrad Archabbey presenting, fellowship and refreshments after each presentation; Sun.: 6 p.m., exposition of Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, presentation, confession available after; Mon. and Tues.: 8:15 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mass with presentation as homily, confession available after; for childcare, contact Sarah Riley at sriley@stmalachy.org by Oct. 2 with names and ages of children. Information: 317-852-3195.

October 9

St. Mary of the Rock Church, 17440 St. Mary’s Road, Batesville. Annual Turkey Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., carry-out available, $12 adults, $5 children, country store and children’s games.

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.

October 9-11

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Papal Missionary of Mercy Parish Mission “Sixty Minutes with Jesus,” presented by Father James Sichko, one of 1000 Papal Missionaries of Mercy assigned by Pope Francis, 7-8 p.m. each evening with refreshments after. Information: 317-726-5285.

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Fall Break Camp, ages 7-13, boys’ and girls’ cabins, experiential learning camp program, outdoor skills and nature exploration, orienteering, fire building, outdoor cooking, canoeing, high ropes, low ropes, crafts, habitat survival game, archery, $110,  check-in Fri. 5-6 p.m. (dinner served), check-out Sun. 4-5 p.m. Registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/fall-weekend-and-break.html.

October 10

Holy Spirit Church, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Scecina Memorial High School Third Annual Sacred Music Concert, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-352-3225, bmurphy@scecina.org.

October 11

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Disappointment,” 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org

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

October 13

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Respect Life Speaker Event, Jennifer Trapuzzano speaking, 7 p.m., with refreshments served at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by St. Susanna Respect Life Ministry, free. Information: 317-839-8598.

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.

October 14

St. Paul Neri Church, 550 N. Rural St., Indianapolis. Coffee House Social Gathering, 6:30-9 p.m., coffee and pastries, entertainment and fellowship to get to know neighbors from surrounding churches, second Friday of each month, free. Information: 317-373-6271, Karen.mcmeans@gmail.com.

October 14-23

Downtown Square, Rockville. St. Joseph Parish Cruller Shack at the Parked County Covered Bridge Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. Information: 765-569-5406.

October 15

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th St., Beech Grove. Annual Altar Society Fall Rummage Sale, linens, knick-knacks, clothes, electronics, jewelry and more, proceeds benefit parish church and school, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-784-6860, p108cmaster@sbcglobal.net.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 213 Ripley St., Milan. St. Charles Harvest Dinner, pork dinner with vegetables and desserts, raffles for quarter beef and half hogs, vacation in Tenn. and cash, country store, pony rides, $10 adults, $4 children ages 5-12, children younger than 5 are free. Information: 812-654-7051, st.charleschurch@yahoo.com.

St. Ambrose Church, gym, 301 S. Chestnut St., Seymour. Fiesta Night Celebrating Hispanic Heritage, dinner and dance, $5 for adults, ages 13 and younger free, food for sale, folkloric dances, raffles, 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Information: lpasillas@stambmrosechurch@gmail.com, 812-522-5304, ext. 205.

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.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Public Square Rosary, hosted by America Needs Fatima, noon. Information: 317-985-1950.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Beginning Spinning, learn how to spin wool yarn using a spinning wheel, bring fiber and spinning wheel if desired or use the what’s provided, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $125 includes lunch. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

October 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club Dinner Meeting, “From Temple to Church: Priests in the Old and New Testament,” presented by Dr. Mark Reasoner, $15 includes dinner, all welcome, 6 p.m. Information: smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc,  317-748-1478.

October 19

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

October 20

Marian University, Evans Center Health Science Building, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “The Refugee Crisis in Europe and its Impact on the European Union,” German Consul General Herbert Quelle presenting, second of three talks on refugees and migration as part of the Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies Speaker Series, free, 7 p.m., reception to follow. Information: Pierre Atlas, 317-955-6336, patlas@marian.edu.

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 http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

October 20-22

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Fall Break Camp, ages 7-13, boys’ and girls’ cabins, experiential learning camp program, outdoor skills and nature exploration,

orienteering, fire building, outdoor cooking, canoeing, high ropes, low ropes, crafts, habitat survival game, archery, $110,  check-in Fri. 5-6 p.m. (dinner served), check-out Sun. 4-5 p.m. Registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/fall-weekend-and-break.html.

October 21

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, “The Gift of Forgiveness”, Jennifer Trapuzzano presenting, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

October 22

Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis. Ladies’ Holiday Boutique benefiting St. Vincent de Paul’s Indianapolis food pantry, ladies’ and children’s clothing, floral designs, home décor, jewelry, cosmetics, fine art and more, free with donation of non-perishable food items, lunch and cash bar available, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: Paula Light, 317-403-1385, paula.light@att.net.

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Paul Campus, 218 Schellers Ave., Sellersburg. Let’s Stop the Exploitation of Other Human Beings for Biomedical Purposes, talk by Dr. Theresa Deisher of Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute in Washington, light lunch and drinks, 11 a.m. Information: 812-246-2252 or 812-883-3563.

St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., Bloomington. Welcoming the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, workshop by Offices of Worship, Catechesis and Pro-Life and Family Life and the Metropolitan Tribunal on the revised edition of the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, focus on preparation for and celebration of the sacrament of marriage for all priests, parish life coordinators, deacons, directors of music, coordinators of marriage preparation/sponsor couples and wedding coordinators encouraged to attend, 9a.m.-4 p.m., registration 8:15 a.m. Information: www.archindy.org/OCM-Training.

October 23

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Mary & Martha Award Ceremony, this year honoring Katie Sahm and Laruen McCoy, coffee and treats, 3-5 p.m.

October 25

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, held monthly on fourth Tuesday, candle-lit service with readings, meditation and music, 7 p.m. Information: 317-926-7359, rectory@saintmichaelindy.org.

October 26

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, Assembly Hall, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches, free, no registration required, 7-9 p.m. Information: 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org.

October 27

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Welcoming the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, workshop by Offices of Worship, Catechesis and Pro-Life and Family Life and the Metropolitan Tribunal on the revised edition of the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, focus on preparation for and celebration of the sacrament of marriage for all priests, parish life coordinators, deacons, directors of music, coordinators of marriage preparation/sponsor couples and wedding coordinators encouraged to attend, 9a.m.-4 p.m., registration 8:15 a.m. Information: www.archindy.org/OCM-Training.

October 28

St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Future Full of Hope: Honoring Children We Have Entrusted to the Lord, Mass for families and individuals grieving pregnancy loss, infant loss, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, abortion, miscarriage, and infant and early childhood loss, 6:30 p.m., RSVP by Oct. 25. Information and RSVP: 317-446-4248, lizfcp@indyfertilitycare.com.

October 29

Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. Community Yard Sale, clothing, household items, books, toys, items priced to sell, fill a grocery bag for $5, proceeds benefit Hawthorne Community Center and Dalton’s Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine. Information: 317-890-1000 ext. 103.

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General Announcements 

Sisters of Providence offer activities in October celebrating St. Mother Theodore

Throughout the month of October, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are celebrating 10 years since the canonization of Saint Mother Theodore Guérin.

The monthlong celebration will officially begin with an 11 a.m. Mass on Oct. 3 to celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Mother Theodore Guérin at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Another special Mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Oct. 22, in celebration of the Sisters’ Foundation Day.

A “Mother Theodore: Who Can Fill Her Shoes” workshop will be held twice on Oct. 5—from 9:30-11 a.m. and again from 6:30-8 p.m. The cost is $10. Register by Oct. 3 at spsmw.org/event-details/mother-theodore-can-fill-shoes or call 812-535-2952.

The sisters will offer a workshop on “Praying with the Mystics of Assisi and Indiana” from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, exploring the lives and prayer of SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi and St. Mother Theodore Guérin. The cost is $45, which includes lunch. Register by Oct. 10 at spsmw.org/event-details/praying-with-the-mystics or call 812-535-2952.

During the month, learn more about Saint Mother Theodore Guérin’s history by exploring the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. There are many different tours offered, including an indoor tour of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guérin and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence; an outdoor tour of the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, Saint Anne Shell Chapel, the Log Cabin Chapel, Stations of the Cross and more; and a tour of the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice to see the alpacas.

Pilgrimages and tours can be arranged for those who wish to visit the grounds or pray at Saint Mother Theodore’s shrine by contacting Providence Spirituality & Conference Center at 812-535-2945.

  

CYO Camp offers fun fall break camps on Oct. 7-9, 9-11 and 20-22

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, in Nashville, will offer different fall break camp opportunities this October.

On Oct. 7-9, a Fall Weekend Traditional Camp will be offered for boys and girls ages 7-14. Like a traditional summer camp, this weekend event offers canoeing, Scripture, drama, archery, handicrafts, hiking, a low course team challenge, sports, games, storytelling, a high tower challenge (ages 10-14), round pen rides for younger campers, chapel and campfire. For an added fall twist, the camp also offers pumpkin carving, ghost rush and Halloween Ranchfest.

Check-in is on Friday from 6-7 p.m. (dinner will be served), and check-out is on Sunday from 12-1 p.m. The cost is $95.

On Oct. 9-11 and 20-22, Camp Rancho Framasa will offer Fall Break Camp for children ages 7-13. These camps offer experiential learning, outdoor skills and nature exploration, such as orienteering, fire building and outdoor cooking.

Other activities include canoeing, high ropes, low ropes, crafts, a habitat survival game and archery.

Check-in is on Friday from 5-6 p.m. (dinner will be served), and check-out is on Sunday from 4-5 p.m. The cost is $110.

Registration for all three camps is available by logging on to www.campranchoframasa.org/fall-weekend-and-break.html or calling 888-988-2839.

 

Sisters of St. Benedict offer ‘Come and See’ discernment weekend on Oct. 21-23

The Sisters of St. Benedict at Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, will offer a “Come and See” discernment weekend on Oct. 21-23.

The weekend is for Catholic women ages 18-45 who are discerning a call to religious life. It begins at 5 p.m. on

Oct. 21, and ends at 1 p.m. on Oct. 23.

Women will have the opportunity to participate in daily Mass, prayer, meals and social time with the sisters.

The deadline to register is Oct. 20.

For more information or to register, contact Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, director of vocations, at 317-787-3287, ext. 30, or by e-mail at vocations@benedictine.com.

 

‘Public Square Rosary’ in honor of Fatima to be held on Oct. 15

A “Public Square Rosary,” sponsored by America Needs Fatima, will be held at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., on the northeast corner of South Meridian and Morris streets, in Indianapolis, at noon on Oct. 15.

It is one of 15,000 rallies across the United States to be held on that day. Prayer intentions will be for America to be in union with our Blessed Mother, mindful of the Fatima message for prayer, penance and conversion.

For more information, call Mary Ann Evans at 317-985-1950.

 

Notre Dame professor emeritus of liturgy to speak at Marian University on Oct. 2

Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, in Indianapolis, will host its Annual Theology Lecture, with guest speaker Paul F. Bradshaw, professor emeritus of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame, in Evans Hall, Lecture Room 1, at 2 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Internationally-recognized liturgical scholar Bradshaw will offer a lecture titled “Two Ways of Praying,” and will discuss the historical and theological dimensions of Christian prayer.

Bradshaw is the author of numerous books and articles which are foundational for the study of early Christian liturgies, for both Eastern and Western rites.

The event is free and open to the public.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

St. Benedict Cathedral, Woodward Hospitality Center, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. The Nature of Loss and Grief, presented by Benedictine Sister Kathryn Huber, $30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., registration due Sept. 30. Information, registration: 800-880-2777, or 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, or visit www.thedome.org/programs.

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

Mt. St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Mercy and Prayer: A Weekend with St. Francis, Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, check-in Fri. 7 p.m., $170 for single room, $150 for shared room, $95 commuters, cost includes three meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Information, registration: mountsaintfrancis.org or call 812-923-8817.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Grieving Your Way into Life Again, presented by Father James Farrell, Providence Sister Connie Kramer and Marilyn Hess, Fri. 6 p.m. through Sun. noon, $265 per person, $295 per couple, includes four meals, register by Oct. 5. Information, registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, marcia.johnson@archindy.org, or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove. Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting Retreat, all diocesan Scouts invited, morning prayer, Mass, presentation on Saints Junipero Serra and Kateri Tekakwitha, morning snack, lunch, saint patches, $7. Information: 260-414-9172, tscoutlady@yahoo.com. Registration: www.CCSIndy.net.

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 19

St. Benedict Cathedral, Woodward Hospitality Center, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, Ind. Forgiving What You Cannot Forget, Benedictine Sister Jane Will presenting, time for personal reflection and sharing, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Central Time, $30, register by Oct. 17. Information, registration: 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, or www.thedome.org/programs.

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

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Come and See Retreat, Catholic women ages 18-45 discerning a call to religious life, includes daily Mass, prayer, meals and social time with the sisters, starts 5 p.m. Oct. 21, ends 1 p.m. Oct. 23, free, deadline to register is Oct. 20. Information, registration: 317-787-3287, ext. 30, vocations@benedictine.com.

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.

November 3

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Basic Beliefs and Beyond, first of three stand-alone sessions (Nov. 3, 10 and 17), facilitator Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 4-6

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, $75 application fee, donation at end of weekend, 7:30 p.m. Fri. through 4 p.m. on Sun. Information: 812-378-2941, padillas4life@comcast.net or www.wwme.org.

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

November 5

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grieving Gracefully Into a Future Full of Hope, grief specialist and spiritual director Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, understanding and embracing the process of grieving the death of a loved one, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, register by Oct. 31. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Julian of Norwich, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

November 7-11

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. Priest: Servant of Christ, priest retreat led by prefect emeritus for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Cardinal Francis Arinze, $400 for single room includes lodging and meals. Information and registration: 812-825-4642, ext. 1, or marianoasis@bluemarble.net.

November 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “The End-Purpose of Creation and Our Role in its History according to St. Paul,” Benedictine Father Colman Grabert, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Basic Beliefs and Beyond, second of three stand-alone sessions, facilitator Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 11

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8212 W. Hendricks Road, Bloomington. Go Out to All the World and Tell the Good News, Cardinal Francis Arinze presenting on role of laity and apostolates to spread the Good News, and the challenges they face, rosary 6:45 p.m., presentation 7 p.m. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 1, marianoasis@bluemarble.net.

November 11-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “St. Francis Effect: A Study of Two Characters,” Benedictine Father Noel Mueller, presenter, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. With Grateful Hearts, presenters Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner and Patty Moore, 9-11 a.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th. St., Indianapolis. “Contemplative Living with St. Benedict and Thomas Merton” evening of reflection, Father Jeff Godecker presenting, reflection on contemplative living practices using the wisdom of St. Benedict and Thomas Merton, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $35 includes dinner, deadline to register is Nov. 12. Information, registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, marcia.johnson@archindy.org or www.archindy.org/fatima.

November 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Caregivers Retreat, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

November 16

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.

November 17

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Basic Beliefs and Beyond, third of three stand-alone sessions, facilitator Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 18-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th. St., Indianapolis. Being and Belonging: A Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics, check-in Fri. 6:30 p.m., ends Sun. at 1:30 p.m. after Mass and lunch, $168 per person, register by ??. Information: 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org. Registration: 317-545-7681.

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

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Listening Retreat: Explore Where God is Calling You, for single Catholic women ages 18-42,  7 p.m. Nov. 18 to 2 p.m. Nov. 20, free. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

November 19

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Poetry as Spiritual Practice: Reading, Praying and Writing, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, register by Nov. 14. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

November 28

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Celtic Spirituality with the Poems of John O’Donohue, Providence Sister Ann Sullivan presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch, register by Nov. 28. Information, registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, or events.sistersofprovidence.org.

November 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th. St., Indianapolis. “Poems, Prayers and Stories for Growing Older” day of reflection, Father Jeff Godecker presenting, poems, songs and stories to help people live lives of gladness and gratitude, starts at 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $42 includes breakfast and lunch, register by Nov. 28. Information, registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, marcia.johnson@archindy.org or www.archindy.org/fatima.

December 3

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Opening the Door to Advent, presenter Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell, offered 9 a.m.-noon and again noon-3 p.m., $35 includes lunch, come before or after for retreat time for $20. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

December 5

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Advent: Holy Waiting in an Impatient World (an “FBI” program: Faith Building Institutions), presenter Denise McGonigal, 6-9 p.m. with optional Mass at 5:15 p.m., $35 includes dinner. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

December 15

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.

December 16-18

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

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