October 7, 2016

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The Coming Month

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 16

Batesville Deanery Resource Center, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Vote Your Conscience, executive director of the Indiana Catholic Conference Glenn Tebbe presenting, deanery-wide event, forum to help form consciences in deciding on whom to vote for, not a debate and no candidates will be promoted, free, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-932-0789, ktsuleff@etczone.com.

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.

Knights of Columbus McGowan Hall, 1305 Delaware St., Indianapolis. Martin Valverde Concert for Families, event in Spanish, tickets range from $20-40, discounts for youth groups, call if want to come but can’t afford to come, 7 p.m., sponsored by Conciertos y Eventos Catolicos de Indiana. Information, tickets: 317-250-6236.

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.

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. St. Vincent de Paul Mission 27 Resale grand opening, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Special deals, 27 percent off store-wide. Information: 317-687-8260, mission27resale.org or on Facebook at “Mission 27 Resale.”

St. Lawrence Church, Fr. Conen Hall, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Charismatic Renewal Retreat, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., register 8:30 a.m., $25 per person, $40 per couple, includes morning pastries and lunch, write name, phone number, email and mailing address and check with the appropriate amount made out to Joseph Valvo, and mail to Joseph Valvo, 7105 Mardyke Lane, Indianapolis, IN  46226, or email registration to Benedictine Sister Cathy Anne Lepore at OSBcathyanne@yahoo.com, and pay at the door. Information: 317-546-7328.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Schead Hall, 4773 Church Road, Morris. St. Louis and St. Anthony Silent Auction and Family Fun Night for Haiti, fundraiser with all proceeds going to twinning parish in Haiti, soup cook-off, salad, dessert, snacks and drinks, freewill donations accepted. Information: 812-614-1784, gandouministry.com.

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

Clarity Pregnancy Center, 804 Norris Ave., North Vernon. Knights of Columbus #10422/Clarity Pregnancy Center open-house and presentation, tours of pregnancy center, presentation on the Knights of Columbus efforts to raise money for ultrasound machines for Clarity Pregnancy Centers, 5 p.m.

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

St. Lawrence Church, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. John Michael Talbot in concert, no charge, freewill offerings accepted, 7 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065, kczachura@saintlawrence.com.

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.

November 2

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.

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. All Souls Day mass, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. All Souls Day mass, noon. Information: 317-574-8898 or http://www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

November 3

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Cooking 101: Get Cooking, basic cooking techniques, reading a recipe, planning meals, first of three basic cooking classes (next classes on Nov. 10 and 17), 5:30-8:30 p.m., $35 or $95 for all three, registration deadline Oct. 27. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

November 4

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.

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.

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.

November 4-5

St. Augustine Home, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. St. Augustine Guild Bazaar, handmade crafts, decorations, jewelry, afghans and food, all proceeds benefit Little Sisters of the Poor, Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

St. Agnes church, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville. Christmas Bazaar, crafts, Christmas items, decorated tabletop trees, jewelry, food, quilt raffle, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 812-988-2778, stagnesplc@gmail.com or www.stagnesnashville.org.

November 5

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. “A Musical Pilgrimage to Rome and the Vatican” concert, St. Bartholomew Choir with conductor Bogdan Minut, 7:30 p.m., free. Information: log on to www.saintbartholomew.org and click on Music Ministry then Concert Series.

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. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute; 8:45 a.m. car pool from St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, to Bloomington Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., arriving 10:15 a.m.; return to St. Patrick Parish around noon. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060, mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

November 5-6

All Saints Parish, St. John the Baptist Campus, 25743 S.R. 1, Guilford. All Saints Parish Fall Craft Show and Chicken Dinner, Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., soup lunch Sat., chicken dinner Sun., craft show in 12-room school, mega split-the-pot. Information: 812-576-4302, emilyalig.asp@gmail.com.

November 6

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, monastery chapel, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Prayer for peace, 4:15 p.m., optional evening prayers with the sisters after.

November 8

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Silence,” 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., Mass for deceased Guild members at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

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General Announcements 

Benedict Inn offers morning of reflection on mercy with Father Farrell on Oct. 22

In honor of the Holy Year of Mercy, Father James Farrell will present a morning of reflection on “God’s Gift of Mercy” at the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, from 9-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 22.

Father Farrell will guide participants through a reflection of God’s mercy in their lives. He will address such questions as “How have you noticed the gift of God’s mercy poured into your life?” and “Where have you shared mercy with others?”

The cost for the event is $35.

More information and registration are available by calling 317-788-7581 or logging on to www.benedictinn.org.

  

Pro-life biotech researcher to speak at St. Paul Church in Sellersburg on Oct. 22

Dr. Theresa Deisher, a pro-life biotechnology researcher from Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute in Washington, will present “Let’s Stop the Exploitation of Other Human Beings for Biomedical Purposes” at

St. Paul Church of St. John Paul II Parish, 218 Schellers Ave., in Sellersburg, at noon on Oct. 22.

Deisher’s career has focused on discovering and developing new therapies for grievous human illness. She obtained her Ph.D. in molecular and cellular physiology from Stanford University in 1990 and has spent more than 20 years in commercial biotechnology. Deisher discovered adult cardiac derived stem cells, and has been a champion of adult stem-cell research.

A light lunch and drinks will be served at 11 a.m.

For more information, call 812-246-2252 or 812-883-3563.

 

Charismatic Renewal Retreat set for Oct. 22 at St. Lawrence in Indianapolis

The second annual Catholic Charismatic Retreat for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis will be held in Father Conen Hall at St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. on Oct. 22. Registration is at 8:30 a.m., with an optional Mass at 8 a.m.

The theme is “The Joy of Mercy.” Participants will explore the diversity of the spiritual gifts, the many means of praising God, identifying personal joy in the mercy of God and a look at the opportunities of thanksgiving available during the upcoming 50th anniversary year of the Charismatic Renewal movement in 2017.

Speakers include Fathers Thomas Schliessmann, Paul Landwerlen, James Farrell and Joseph Pesola.

The cost is $25 per person, or $40 per couple, which includes morning pastries and lunch. Scholarships are available.

For questions, contact Joseph Valvo at 317-546-7328.

To register, write your name, phone number, e-mail and mailing address and a check with the appropriate amount made out to Joseph Valvo, and mail to Joseph Valvo, 7105 Mardyke Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46226. Registrations may also be e-mailed to Benedictine Sister Cathy Anne Lepore at OSBcathyanne@yahoo.com, and paid at the door.

 

St. Vincent de Paul Holiday Boutique will be on Oct. 22 at The Riviera Club

The inaugural Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society “Shop ‘Til You Drop Holiday Boutique” will be held at The Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 22.

All proceeds will benefit the Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Food Pantry. Admission is free, but patrons are asked to bring

non-perishable food items. Appetizers will be available for a free-will offering, and a cash bar will be available.

More than 25 artisans/vendors will be on hand selling such items as home décor, children’s and women’s clothing, hand-designed greeting cards, hand-painted oil prints, yard art, handmade jewelry, handmade soaps and candles, ceramics, pottery and more.

For more information, call Paula Light at 317-403-1385 or visit the event’s Facebook page at “Holiday Boutique to Benefit St. Vincent de Paul.”

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Retreats and Programs

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 14-16

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. The Wisdom of the Second Half of Life women’s retreat, Judy Ribar presenting, 7 p.m. Fri.-2 pm. Sun., 4150 includes lunch and dinner on Sat. and lunch on Sun., limit of six participants. Information and registration: 812-923-8817, retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org or MountSaintFraincis.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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