November 11, 2016

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The Coming Month

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

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Celebrate Fun: Adventure, marriage enrichment for couples of all ages, 6:30-9 p.m., free. Register by Nov. 10 at www.celebratemarriageministry.com. Information: 317-489-1557, olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

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 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, 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, presenter John Ryan, president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Indianapolis Council, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

St. Mary Parish Cafeteria, 415 E. 8th St., New Albany. Planned Giving Informational Session, sponsored by St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, New Albany Deanery and the Office of Stewardship and Development, 11:15 a.m. light lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. program. RSVP by Nov. 16 to Mark Casper, mcasper@stecharities.org, 812-949-7305 or to Joanna Feltz, jfeltz@archindy.org, 317-236-1588.

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.

November 19-20

St. Margaret Mary Parish, 2405 S. 7th St., Terre Haute. Annual Craft Fair, Noodle Sale, Bake Sale and Raffle, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., breakfast and lunch available; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sun. lunch available, free admission, homemade noodles, bakes goods, crafts and raffle baskets. Information or to order noodles and cheeseballs, contact Melissa Coad, 812-232-3512, mcoad@smmth.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, 11441 Hague Rd, Fishers (Lafayette Diocese). Free Thanksgiving Dinner, all are welcome. Information: 317-517-4256.

All Saints, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. Thanksgiving Day Gobble Wobble 5K Run/Walk-Feeding the Hungry, 9 a.m.-noon,  $25 before Nov. 15; $30 after, proceeds benefit Sunman and North Dearborn Food Pantries. Online registration: www.gobblewobble5k.webs.com. Information: emilyalig.ASP@gmail.com, 812-576-4302.

November 27

St. Gabriel the Archangel Chruch, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. Feast Day of the Vietnamese Community Mass, 1 p.m. Information: 317-760-7664, Father Minh Duong, mduongindy@yahoo.com.

November 29

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 Central Ave., Indianapolis. The Empty Chair Workshop: Coping with Grief and the Holidays, sponsored by St. Vincent Hospice, 6-8 p.m., no fee or  registration required. Information: 317-283-5508.

December 1

Logan’s Roadhouse, 970 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy, Clarksville. Theology on Tap, sponsored by New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, “Left to Tell,” Conventional Franciscan Father John Bamman presenting, ages 22-39, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 812-923-8355, sandy@nadyouth.org.

December 2

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

Most Holy Name of Jesus 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.

December 3

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

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.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish Altar Society, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Annual Christmas Bazaar and Chili Luncheon, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., crafts, exhibitors, baked goods, and raffles, free admission. Chili lunch begins at 11 a.m., adults $6, kindergarten to eighth grade $4,  preschoolers free. Information: 317-784-6860, p108cmaster@sbcglobal.net.  

December 4

Marian University, Evans Center Health Science Building, Lecture Hall 1, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. “America and the World,” retired Senator Richard G. Lugar presenting, part of the Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies Speaker Series, free, 7 p.m., reception to follow. Information: Pierre Atlas, 317-955-6336, patlas@marian.edu.

St. Mary of the Rock Church, 17440 St. Mary’s Road, Batesville. Annual Sausage and Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, free will offering, public welcome, Christmas Corner. Proceeds benefit the St. Mary’s of the Rock Preservation Society. Information: Elaine Amberger, 812-623-3257.

December 7

Archbishop O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced. New members welcome. 6 p.m. Information: 317-243-0777.

December 8

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Cenacle (house on parish grounds), Indianapolis. Hope and Healing Survivors of Suicide support group, 7 p.m. Information: 317-851-8344.

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.

December 9

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.

December 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop Inn-Spired Christmas Sale, deals for your holiday shopping needs, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., have your picture taken with Santa for $5 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581.

Sisters of Providence Motherhouse Grounds, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Christmas Fun at the Woods, sleigh rides, pet and feed alpacas, visit Santa, decorate cookies and more, 1-4 p.m., $5 per person and children age 3 and under free. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

December 11

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.

December 13

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Waiting,” 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, Christmas Party Pitch-In, noon. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

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General Announcements 

Planned giving seminar set for Nov. 18 at St. Mary Parish in New Albany

Catholic Community Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities and the New Albany Deanery, will offer a free educational session on the basics of estate planning at St. Mary Parish cafeteria, 415 E. Eighth St., in New Albany, from 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on Nov. 18.

The session will address options available for leaving a legacy, including information on permanent charitable IRA rollovers. Attorney Tim Naville will offer the presentation. An overview of Catholic Community Foundation will also be given.

A light lunch will be served at 11:15 a.m., and an optional tour of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities campus will begin at 12:45 p.m.

Register for the event by Nov. 16 by contacting Mark Casper at mcasper@stecharities.org or 812-949-7305, or Joanna Feltz at jfeltz@archindy.org or 317-236-1588.

  

Sisters of Providence to celebrate Nov. 19 Mass on Feast of Our Lady of Providence

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will offer a special Mass in honor of the feast of Our Lady of Providence at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary of the Woods, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 19.

In May 1925, the Sisters of Providence established the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence. In 2014, the shrine was rededicated in the vestibule of the church.

The Sisters of Providence and others gather at the shrine to pray for the many intentions sent to it. Special prayers are offered for the needs of all families, asking for the protection and intercessions of Our Lady of Providence as Queen of the Home.

For more information, call 812-535-2952 or e-mail jfrost@spsmw.org.

 

Weekend retreat for separated and divorced Catholics set for Nov. 18-20

“Being and Belonging,” an annual retreat for divorced and separated individuals that is open to all faiths, will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis, on Nov. 18-20.

Participants are invited to relax and journey with others, listening to their stories and exploring a common loss.

The program helps deepen participants’ understanding of the healing process and increase their sense of belonging. They discover and affirm that God is present in both struggles and in hope.

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

To register, call Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House at 317-545-7681.

 

Donation cards available at Meijer to help St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

Through Dec. 31, $10 “Simply Give” donation cards are available for purchase at the Meijer store located at 5550 N. Keystone Ave., in Indianapolis. The cards will be used to replenish the shelves of the Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, which feeds 11,000 people each week.

For more information, log onto www.meijercommunity.com or call 317-241-5773.

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Retreats and Programs

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. 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.

November 29-30

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Monastery of the Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. “How to Read the Gospel of John with Understanding,” Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, 6:45-8:15 p.m. Eastern time, each evening, $15 for one session or $25 for both. Information or to register 800-880-2777, 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, or www.thedome.org/programs.

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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