October 21, 2016

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The Coming Month

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.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Spooky Organ Concert, featuring University of Indianapolis organist, Our Lady of Lourdes music director and baritone Daniel Narducci, bring non-perishable food item for admission, 6-7 p.m. Information: 317-356-7291, www.irvingtonhalloween.com/spooky-organ-concert.

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 28-29

Camp Woodsmoke, 9219 E. County Road 640 N., Greensburg. Batesville Deanery 7th-8th grade retreat, “Star Wars VII: The Holy Spirit Force Awakens, Fri. 4:30 p.m.-Sat. 6:30 p.m., prayer, Mass, confession, talks, campfire, chaperones needed, $35, register by Oct. 21. Information: 812-932-0789, ktsuleff@etcsone.com. Registration: batesvilledeanery.com/youth.html.

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.

Fr. Bernard Strange Family Life Center, 1800 N. Arsenal Ave., Indianapolis. First Responders Reception and Appreciation Chili Cook-Off, for police, fire and emergency medical technicians, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., no charge, sponsored by St. Rita Catholic Church. Information: 317-632-9349, jane.cooley@att.net.    

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 www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

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

Logan’s Roadhouse, 970 E Lewis and Clark Pkwy, Clarksville. Theology on Tap, sponsored by New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “We Make the Road by Walking,” Father Tom Clegg presenting, ages 22-39, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 812-923-8355, sandy@nadyouth.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

All Saints Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 7536 Church Lane, West Harrison. Batesville Deanery Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Saint Meinrad, leave St. Joseph 7:30 a.m., return around 9:45 p.m., walk through Holy Doors of Mercy, confession, prayer, Mass, tour grounds, lunch and dinner included, $55, register by Oct. 29. Information, registration: 812-932-0789, ktsuleff@etczone.com.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Mercy prayer service and talk by Missionary of Mercy Father Joseph Moriarity, prayer service, talk on mercy, adoration, confession, sponsored by St. Monica Parish by all invited, 10 a.m. Information: 317-523-4193, dbartet@comcast.net.

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. Malachy School, 7410 N. County Road 1000 E., Brownsburg. Altar Society Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. Information: 317-625-4153, altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

St. Martin of Tours Parish, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. Christmas Holiday Bazaar, 9 am.-3 p.m., vendor booths, craft room, cookies, baked goods, cash raffles, door prizes, food and drinks. Information: 765-342-4504.

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.

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, St. John the Evangelist Church, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Turkey/Sauerbraten Dinner, cake walk, raffles, mock turtle soup, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-934-2880, stcatherine47240@gmail.com.

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.

November 10

Marian University, Bishop Chartrand Memorial Chapel, 3200 cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Catholic High School Choral Fest, choirs from Catholic high schools in Indianapolis area, Oldenburg and Lafayette, Ind., plus Marian University Sacred Choir and the Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary Schola Cantorum Choir, 7 p.m.

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.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Cooking 102: Veggie Basics, learn different techniques like blanching, steaming, boiling and more, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $35, registration deadline Nov. 7. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Matthew Catholic School, 4100 E. 56th St,, Indianapolis. Open House, kindergarten through eighth grade. 6-8 p.m. Information: 317-251-3997, rsobolewski@saintmatt.org.   

November 11

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. 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 Nov. 8. Information and RSVP: 812-944-2065, lhamilton@olphna.org.

St. Philip 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.

Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School, 3360 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Mass for Vocations, 8:30 a.m. Information: 317-748-1478, smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

November 12

The Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis. Marriage on Tap, Stephanie and Ray Engelman presenting, $40 per couple includes dinner, cash bar available, 7-9:30 p.m., register by Nov. 5. Registration: www.stluke.org. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Monica Parish, Parish Ministry Center, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Marriage in Focus, Father Michael Hoyt presenting “Finding Peace in Marriage in the Midst of Suffering,” following 5 p.m. Mass, bring a side dish to share. RSVP requested: marriageinfocus@gmail.com.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Weaving: Make-and-Take Scarves, choose your yarn then learn how to weave, no experience necessary, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $115, registration deadline Nov. 7. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Overview of the Gospel of Matthew, presenter Sandra Hartlieb, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $7 single or $10 for two registering together, includes lunch. Information: 317-327-5925, shartlieb@saintlawrence.net.

Huber’s Orchard and Winery, 19816 Huber Rd., Borden. St. Elizabeth’s Reverse Raffle, 5:30 p.m., raffle tickets, silent auction, prizes, $25 includes dinner. Information and RSVP: 812-949-7305, info@stecharities.org.

Mary Queen of Peace, 1005 W. Main St., Danville. Women’s Club Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., vendors, Christmas baskets, raffles, free admission, lunch available.

November 13

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.

St. John the Baptist Church, 8310 St. John Rd., Floyds Knobs. Community Breakfast benefiting the New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, 8:30 a.m. to noon, free will offering. Information: 812-923-8355, sandy@nadyouth.org.  

November 16

Marian University, Evans Center Health Science Building, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “Building Bridges, Not Walls in the 21st Century World of Migration,” presented by Building Bridges, Not Walls in the 21st Century World of Migration author John Francis Burke, third 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 and book-signing to follow. Information: Pierre Atlas, 317-955-6336, patlas@marian.edu.

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

November 17

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.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Cooking 103: Meat, roasting, braising, searing and more, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $35, registration deadline Nov. 10. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

November 18

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

November 19

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Feast of Our Lady of Providence Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, or events.sistersofprovidence.org.

St. Basil the Great Church, 8700 Brecksville Road, Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland Divine Mercy Conference, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $12 includes breakfast and lunch, featuring Mass with Cleveland Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Roger Gries and talks by Marians of the Immaculate Conception Father Chris Alar, Father Thomas Loya and Marie Romagnano. Information, registration: 800-462-7426, TheDivineMercy.org/Cleveland.

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.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. On the Journey Retreat for high school juniors, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $90, registration deadline Nov. 3. Information, registration: www.nadyouth.org, 812-923-8355 or jennifer@nadyouth.org.

November 20

Good Shepherd Church, 2905 S. Carson Ave., Indianapolis. 20th Dedication Anniversary Mass, 10 a.m. Mass with luncheon following, RSVP by Nov. 8, all friends, current and former parishioners invited. Information, RSVP: 317-783-1358.

November 22

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.

November 23

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality (Youth Center), 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Home for the Holidays College Gathering sponsored by the New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministers, for college students, food, games, 3-6  p.m. Information: 812-923-8355, jennifer@nadyouth.org

November 24

St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church (Craig Willy Hall behind the church), 11441 Hague Rd, Fishers (Lafayette Diocese). Free Thanksgiving Dinner, all are welcome. Information: 317-517-4256.

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General Announcements 

Two ‘Year of Mercy’ pilgrimages set for Nov. 5 at Saint Meinrad and cathedral

Two Year of Mercy pilgrimages to walk through Holy Doors of Mercy, listen to talks, pray, go to confession and more will be offered on Nov. 5, two weeks prior to the end of the Holy Year of Mercy on Nov. 20.

The Batesville Deanery is offering a pilgrimage to Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad to go through its Holy Doors of Mercy. The day will include Mass and confession—part of the requirements for the holy year plenary indulgence—as well as prayer with the Benedictine monks, a talk and a tour of the grounds.

A caravan will leave the St. Joseph Campus of All Saints Parish, 7536 Church Lane, in West Harrison, at 7:30 a.m. and return at 9:45 p.m. The cost is $55 and includes lunch and dinner.

Register by Oct. 29 by calling the deanery office at 812-932-0789 or by e-mailing ktsuleff@etczone.com.

St. Monica Parish in Indianapolis is inviting all Catholics to join them on a Nov. 5 pilgrimage to walk through the Holy Doors of Mercy at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis. The event will last from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The day includes three talks, a prayer service and the opportunity for confession.

The event starts with a talk at 10 a.m. by Father Joseph Moriarty, rector of Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary in Indianapolis and a holy year Missionary of Mercy as appointed by Pope Francis. The topic of his talk is “Mercy, Because God So Loved the World.” He will then hear confessions, which is part of the requirement for the Year of Mercy plenary indulgence, from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Father Emmanuel Nyong, a chaplain at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, will speak at 11:45 a.m. His talk will be followed by a Year of Mercy prayer service at 12:30 p.m. Father Jeff Godecker, a retired priest of the archdiocese who offers retreats at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, will end the event with a talk from 1-2 p.m.

No reservations are necessary. A bus will leave from St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Road, in Indianapolis, at 9:15 a.m. if enough people express interest in taking a bus. To sign up for the bus, call the parish office at 317-253-2193.

For more information, contact Dabrice Bartet at dbartet@comcast.net.

  

Former Indianapolis all-girls Catholic high schools Mass, luncheon is Nov. 6

The former Indianapolis all-girls Catholic high schools 10th annual Mass and luncheon will be held on Nov. 6

The event begins with Mass at

St. Mary Church, 117 N. New Jersey St., in Indianapolis, at 10:30 a.m.

Mass will be followed by a luncheon in the upper ballroom of the Athenaeum, 407 E. Michigan St., in Indianapolis, at 11:45 a.m.

The cost is $25.

For reservations and space availability, contact Sue Dillane Powell at powell0626@msn.com.

 

Annulment information meeting set for Oct. 26 in Indianapolis

A general information session regarding the annulment process will be held at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 26.

Presenters include judicial vicar Father Joseph Newton, advocate Joe Gehret, and judge instructors Ann Tully and Nancy Thompson.

Learn the answers to why annulments are necessary, what the grounds are for an annulment, what the procedures are and more.

There is no cost, and registration is not required.

For more information contact Deb VanVelse at 317-236-1586 or 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or by e-mail at dvanvelse@archindy.org.

 

John Michael Talbot to give free concert in Indianapolis on Oct. 29

Renowned musician and singer John Michael Talbot will offer a free concert at St. Lawrence Church, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29.

Talbot is a Catholic singer-songwriter, guitarist, author, television presenter and founder of a monastic community known as the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.

The event is free, but freewill offerings to support Talbot’s ministries and the Brothers and Sisters of Charity will be accepted.

For more information, call the parish office at 317-546-4065 or e-mail kczachura@saintlawrence.com.

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Retreats and 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 10

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

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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