October 28, 2016

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

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 Thomas 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.

St. Roch, 3600 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., vendors selling jams, jellies, handmade jewelry, and home decor. Babysitting provided by St. Roch PTO.

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.

Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. The Grape Arbor Dance, 5 p.m., live music, food and drinks, open to the public, $7 admission; $17 with meal, children 16 and under with adult free. RSVP appreciated: 317-632-0619 or slovenianationalhomeindy@gmail.com.     

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 “Developing a More Christ-Centered Marriage,” 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.

Catholic Charities, 803 N. Monroe St., Bloomington. Planned Giving Informational Session, sponsored by the Office of Stewardship and Development, speaker Joanna S. Feltz, J.D., Director of Planned Giving, Catholic Community Foundation, Inc., light lunch at 11:15 a.m., program at 11:30 a.m, RSVP by Nov. 10 to Joanna Feltz, jfeltz@archindy.org, 317-236-1588.

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.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. A Community Discussion on Immigration, sponsored by the Outreach Commission, 3:30-5 p.m., panel discussion about immigration relative to the Latino community in Marion County, no registration required. Information: 317-997-1589, lowe7530@outlook.com .

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 

Father Vincent Lampert offers healing service on Nov. 15 at cathedral

Father Vincent Lampert, pastor of St. Malachy Parish in Brownsburg and the archdiocesan exorcist, will hold an evening of prayer and reflection with Scripture, song and petitions for healing, protection and guidance at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 15.

The service is for those experiencing a “dark valley,” spiritual affliction or a need for the shelter of God’s comfort and abiding presence, especially during the Holy Year of Mercy.

All are welcome.

  

Sisters of Providence’s Taizé service on Nov. 8 to focus on silence

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the greater faith community of the Wabash Valley will host their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Providence Place, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, from 7-8 p.m. on Nov. 8.

The services take place on the second Tuesday of each month. The 2016 theme for Taizé has been “Finding God in the Ordinary.” Each month has had a specific focus. For November, it will be “silence.”

The service is open to persons of all faith traditions and is free. It includes prayer, music, time for silence and time for spoken and silent prayers, in a prayer space lit primarily by candlelight.

For more information, call 812-535-2952 or log on to Taize.ProvCenter.org.

 

Rachel’s Vineyard retreat on Nov. 4-6 in Lafayette Diocese offers post-abortion healing

A Rachel’s Vineyard Healing Retreat will be offered in the Lafayette Diocese on Nov. 4-6. The retreat is open to anyone who has had an abortion or suffered because of an abortion by another. God’s love and mercy are bigger than your pain.

To register by Oct. 31 or for more information, contact Jennie at 765-477-7706, Dave at 765-860-6006, or log on to rachelsvineyard.org.

 

St. Louis de Montfort Parish hosting free Thanksgiving meal

St. Louis de Montfort Parish, 11441 Hague Road, in Fishers, Ind., in the Lafayette Diocese, is hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner in Craig Willy Hall from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 24.

The meal will include turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, rolls and dessert. All are welcome.

For more information, call 317-517-4256.

 

Benedictine Sisters hosting Nov. 6 prayer service for peace

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, will hold a prayer service for peace in their monastery chapel at 4:45 p.m. on

Nov. 6, the Sunday before the elections.

All are invited to the service, and to stay for evening prayers with the sisters.

For more information, contact the monastery at 317-787-3287.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Stories from Mythology and Fairytales: Patterns in Our Lives, 7 p.m Nov. 18 to noon Nov. 20, $215 single, $130 commuter. Information, registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com.

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

December 31-January 1, 2017

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th. St., Indianapolis. “New Year’s Eve Retreat, Father Jeff Godecker presenting, Information, registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107, marcia.johnson@archindy.org or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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