August 18, 2017

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

August 18

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

August 18-19

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Augustravaganza, 4 p.m.-midnight, catered suppers (Fri. fried chicken, Sat., prime rib) and bingo in air conditioned hall, kids games, raffle, Monte Carlo, 5K or 1 mile walk/run Sat. morning, baby crawl, live music, beer garden, alumni booth. Pre-festival activities on Thurs. night, Cookies and Canvas for kids and beer tasting for adults 21 and older. Information: www.nativityindy.org/augustravaganza-1, 317-357-1200.

August 19

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.

Christ the King Parish, Touhy Hall, 5858 Crittenden Ave., Indianapolis. Indianapolis North Deanery Grade School Class of 1967 50th Reunion, 7-11 p.m., light hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, soft drinks. Advance registration and $20 donation appreciated, but not required. Information: Rita Welch, 317-908-0659, miller2436@sbcglobal.net or Facebook group: Indy North Deanery Grade School 50th Reunion.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Chruch, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Celebrate Marriage Conference, for couples of all ages, break-out sessions, $20 per couple includes materials, lunch and complimentary childcare (space may be limited). Register by Aug. 12: www.celebratemarriageministry.com. Questions: 317-489-1557, olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

August 19-20

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 5719 Saint Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs. Knobfest, Sat. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. gambling and beer garden, “100% Poly” band 9 p.m.-midnight; Sun. home-cooked chicken dinners, booths, prizes, quilts, bingo, kids zone. Information: 812-923-3011.

August 20

St. Nicholas Parish, Ripley County, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., buffet style fried chicken, roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games, raffles, beer garden. Information: 812-623-2964.

August 22

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session five of eight, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

St. Christopher Parish, Damascus Room, 5301 W. 16 th St., Speedway. Fall Scripture Study: Where is God in Times of Crisis, Tuesdays through Nov. 14 (except Sept. 12, Oct. 17 and Oct. 31), 7-8:45 p.m., $75 ($100 includes spring semester, The Gospel of Mark), registration required by Aug. 21. Information and registration: Lois Jansen, 317-241-9169 or mlj986@gmail.com.

August 23

Bent Rail Brewery, 5301 Winthrop Ave., Indianapolis. Theology on Tap Catholic Speaker Series: “Marriage Panel, Dating Authentically,” 7 p.m., free admission, food and drink available for purchase, registration not required. Information: www.indycatholic.org/indytot/, mkinast@archindy.org.

August 23

Ike and Jonesy’s, 17 W. Jackson Place, Indianapolis. Cursillo After Work Talk Series, (first of four, Aug. 30, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13), Deacon Brad Anderson presenting, 6 p.m., free will offering. Information: 317-222-9215, jerry@catholicalpha.com.

August 24

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Monthly Ecumenical Taizé Prayer Service, sung prayers, meditation and readings. 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-926-7359 or rectory@saintmichaelindy.org.

August 24-26

St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Parish Festival, celebrating 100 years, 5-11 p.m. each day, food, games, rides, silent auction, raffle $2 or 6 for $10, $2000 first prize, $500 second and third, casino, beer garden. Information: 317-821-2909.

August 25

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

August 25-26

Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Shawe and Pope John XXIII Summertime Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, food booths, live music, $16 carnival ride wrist bands, cash raffle, beer tent. Information: 812-265-4166.

August 26

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art Designs in Nuno Felting, nuno felt while incorporating floral designs into fabric, no previous felting experience needed, Debby Green presenting, 1-5 p.m., $100. Registration deadline August 18. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Eighth Annual IHM Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., $15, ages 6 and younger free. Ninth Annual IHM Neighborhood Fall Kickoff Fest, 4-11 p.m., $1 per person, music, food, beverages, games. Information: 317-257-2266.

Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council 437, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Cantor Workshop, for all active Indianapolis-area cantors, co-sponsored by archdiocesan Office of Worship and the Voice Clinic of Indiana, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $40 per person or $200 per parish plus $10 per person, includes lunch. Registration and payment due by Aug. 21. Information: adorationfriend@gmail.com or 919-412-6764.

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Enrich, Deepen, Connect African Catholic Ministry Retreat, sponsored by the archdiocesan Intercultural Ministry-African Catholics, Father Emanuel Nyong presenting on spirituality, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. Mass, free will offering. Register: goo.gl/4jF7Z7. Information: 317-727-5736, ministryacm@gmail.com.

August 26-27

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Festival, Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., fried chicken dinners, live music, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo. Information: 812-663-8427.

August 27

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Center, St. John Room, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Eritean and Ethiopian Community Meeting, 2-4 p.m., no reservations needed. Information: Samson, 317-869-5230 or email broach@saintmichaelindy.org.

August 29

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session six of eight, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

August 30

Ike and Jonesy’s, 17 W. Jackson Place, Indianapolis. Cursillo After Work Talk Series, (second of four, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13), Father C. Ryan McCarthy presenting, 6 p.m., free will offering. Information: 317-222-9215, jerry@catholicalpha.com.

August 31

St. Thomas the Aquinas Church, 4600 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis. World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, an ecumenical prayer service to begin the Season of Creation with Fairview Presbyterian and Common Ground Christian Church, hosted by the St. Thomas Aquinas Creation Care Ministry, 7 p.m. Information:  317-979-5144, stacreationcare@gmail.com.  

September 1

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father Kyle Rodden presiding, optional tour of center to follow. Information: 317-829-6800, www.womenscarecenter.org.  

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, 6:30 a.m. Mass, 7:15-8:30 a.m. breakfast at Lincoln Square Pancake House, 2330 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. 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 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: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

September 1-3

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. CYO Camp Rancho Framasa Fall Family Camp, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 2 p.m., climbing, canoeing, crafts, archery, evening activities, games, prayer, Mass, campfires, corral horse rides, and more, $50 per child (under 18), $75 per adult; Saturday only option, check in 8-9 a.m., check out after campfire, $30 per child (under 18), $55 per adult. Information and registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/family-camps , 888-988-2839 x122.

St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 3-11 p.m., food, rides, games. Information: 317-244-9002.

September 1-4

Sacred Heart Parish, gymnasium, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. Spaghetti Fest, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sauce prepared by Knights of Columbus #9441, air conditioned dining, handicapped accessible, adults $8, children 12 and under $5, silent auction, craft booths, free parking. Information: 765-832-8468.

September 2

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. CYO Camp Rancho Framasa Fall Family Camp, check in 8-9 a.m., check out after evening campfire; climbing, canoeing, crafts, archery, evening activities, games, prayer, Mass, campfires, corral horse rides and more, $30 per child (under 18), $55 per adult. Information and registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/family-camps , 888-988-2839 x122.

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

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.

September 3

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Decatur County, St. John the Evangelist Campus, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Enochsburg Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fireside Inn fried chicken, roast beef dinners, carryout available, mock turtle soup, games and booths. Information: 812-934-2880.

September 4

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4773 E. Morris Church St., Morris. 100th Labor Day Festival and Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners in air conditioned hall 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., reservations available for handicapped, grand raffle for $10,000 or ATV, $100 awarded every 30 minutes from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., early bird drawing of $100 on Aug. 20, lunch stand opens at 11 a.m., crafts, basket booth, games, produce booth, music, beer and wine. Information: 812-934-6218.

St. Peter Parish, Franklin County, 1207 East Road, Brookville. 97th Annual Labor Day Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., family style chicken dinner, turtle soup, quilt raffle. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 5

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. Senior Discount Day, every Tuesday, seniors get 30 percent off clothing, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., ministry supports Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry and Changing Lives Forever program. Information: 317-687-8260.

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, session seven of eight, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish Center, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Sessions Begin, 7 p.m. Information: Lisa Gibbons, lgibbons@littleflowerparish.org, 317-357-8352.

September 6

Archbishop Edward T. 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.

Ike and Jonesy’s, 17 W. Jackson Place, Indianapolis. Cursillo After Work Talk Series, (third of four, Sept. 13), Father Paul Landwerlen presenting, 6 p.m., free will offering. Information: 317-222-9215, jerry@catholicalpha.com.

September 8-10

St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Community Festival, Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 3 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. all-you-can-eat fish fry, Sat. outdoor grilling, Sun. all-you-can-eat chicken lunch, kickball tournament Sat. morning in city park, $10,000 cash raffle ($50 tickets), carnival rides, live music, silent auction, spin to win, face painting, family area, beer garden. Information: 812-346-3604.

Indiana Knights of Columbus Biking for Babies Fundraiser, Terre Haute to Richmond ride to benefit the Gabriel Project (www.goangels.org). Donations: www.YouCaring.com/KofCbikingforbabies. Register by Sept. 1, bheath@alumni.nd.edu, 317-459-0822.

September 9

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. French Market, noon-10 p.m., French food, music, artisans, children’s activities, historic church tours, Mass in French at 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508.

September 9-10

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. Fall Festival, Sat. 4-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. smoked pork chop dinner, Sun. family style chicken dinner. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 10

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Parish Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., harvest chicken dinners $9, cake wheel, food, quilt raffle, bake sale. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., chicken dinner served 11 am-3 p.m., games live auction, craft booths, home cooking booth. Information: 765-932-2588.

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-627-7729 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 Parish, 331 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. 150th Anniversary Celebration, noon, current and former parishioners welcome. Reservations required for catered meal by Aug. 15: 812-689-4244 or srsgerth@hotmail.com.

September 12

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

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Indianapolis, Life in the Spirit Seminar, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

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

Knights of Columbus Council 3433, 2100 E. 71st. St., Indianapolis. Catholic Radio Indy Annual Dinner, Father John Hollowell guest speaker, 5:30 p.m. reception and silent auction, 7 p.m. dinner, $65 per person, tables of eight $450. Reservations by Sept. 7: www.CatholicRadioIndy.org, 317-870-8400.

September 13

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Chapel, 2605 St. Joe Rd. W., Sellersburg. 100th Anniversary of Fatima, commemoration events vary per month, 6 p.m.Information: Phyllis Burkholder, 812-246-2252.

St. Luke the Evangelist Church Chapel, 7575 Holliday Dr., E., Indianapolis. 100th Anniversary Fatima Holy Hour, after 5:30 p.m. Mass, prayer and rosary. Information: 317-259-4373. 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Recitation of the Rosary (outdoor Fatima shrine, corner of E. 57th St. and Washington Blvd.), in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions, 6 p.m.; recurring each 13th of the month through October. Information: mbdoughert@aol.com.

Ike and Jonesy’s, 17 W. Jackson Place, Indianapolis. Cursillo After Work Talk Series, Father Pat Beidelman presenting, 6 p.m., free will offering. Information: 317-222-9215, jerry@catholicalpha.com.

September 13

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, St. Clare Room, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Seasons of Hope Bereavement Support Group, 6-week session, noon-2 p.m. and Tuesdays through Oct. 17. Register: Susan Cesnik, 317-443-3900, hoosuz98@comcast.net.

September 14

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Peace and Nature Garden Walk, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe facilitating, 7-8:30 p.m., free will donation. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, St. Clare Room, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. Seasons of Hope Bereavement Support Group, 6-week session, 7-9 p.m. and Thursdays through Oct. 19. Register: Susan Cesnik, 317-443-3900, hoosuz98@comcast.net.

September 14-17

Military Park, West New York Street, Indianapolis. 22nd Annual Indy Irish Fest, cultural demonstrations and exhibitions, music, food and beer booths, Wee Folk Area, Sun., 10:30 a.m. Celtic Mass. Information and tickets: www.indyIrishFest.com, 317-713-7117.

September 15-16

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair, Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., hog roast, carnival rides and midway, youth and adult games, food, drinks, live entertainment. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Parish Festival, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., food, outside Mass (weather permitting), kids’ games, entertainment, bingo, raffles. Information: 317-783-3929.

September 15-17

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m. Sat. 1-11 p.m. Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, live music, midway rides, kids’ games, bingo, beer garden. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 16

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Multi-Cultural Festival, begins at 4 p.m. with bilingual Mass, American and Hispanic foods, music and dancing, raffles, games. Information: 812-944-0417.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. Fall Fest, noon-10 p.m., food, beer garden, Kiddie Carnival area, live bands, midway, adventure zone, bingo, silent auction. Information: 317-259-4373.

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 Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. Angels from the Heart Day, neighborhood community improvement service day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., includes breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-638-5551, sheartparish@sbcglobal.net.

St. Bridget Parish, St. Anthony Center, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Octoberfest, 4 -10 p.m., German food served 4-7 p.m., adults $12, children 6-12 $5, under 5 free, $5 raffle, first prize $550, second $300, third $200, 50/50, kiddie land, train ride, games, country store, crafts, beer and wine garden. All are welcome for 4 p.m. Mass. Information: 765-732-3170.

NCAA Hall of Champions, 700 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. All City Catholic High School 50 Year Class of 1967 Reunion, 6-11 p.m., $75 per person ($85 after Aug. 15). Information: 317-876-8299, maa127@msn.com. Reservations: www.allcityreunion.myevent.com.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Have You Ever Had Dinner with an Exorcist?, a Cursillo School of Leaders Live Event, exorcist for the archdiocese, Father Vince Lampert presenting, 4:30 p.m. Mass (optional), 6 p.m. dinner, music and presentations. Information and reservations: goo.gl/dA2bz9.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in Slow Motion, a step by step explanation and perspective of the words and actions of the Mass, 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-257-2266.

St. Bartholomew School, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Fall Festival, 4-8 p.m., carnival games, bounce houses, straw maze, $2,000 raffle, food, beer garden. Information: 812-379-9353, marketing@stbirish.net.   

September 17

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Dr., Charlestown. Septemberfest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner and traditional Mexican food, silent auction, games of chance, $500 Jay C/Kroger gift card raffle, money and quilt raffles, music and dancing. Mass schedule: 11 a.m. bilingual. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, food, games, raffle, beer garden. Information: 812-934-3204.

Deming Park Lions Shelter One and Two, 500 S. Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute. St. Joseph University Parish Community Picnic, following 11:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 812-232-7011.

September 17-November 12

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Justin Miller presenting, 3-5 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 12, $93 includes materials. Register by Sept. 16 at www.fpu.com/1045771. Information: 317-460-8488, indymiller@gmail.com

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General Announcements 

New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministry ‘Work of Angels Dinner’ set for Sept. 14

New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministry (NADCYM) will hold its annual Work of Angels Dinner in Plantation Hall at Huber Orchard and Winery, 19816 Huber Road, in Borden, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14. Dinner, wine and presentations by speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The event helps to fund the many NADCYM ministries, including athletics; middle school, high school, college and young adult events; training and formation; Hispanic ministry; parish ministries; and vocation ministry.

Steve Connaughton, summer programming director at Camp Rancho Framasa in Nashville, will be the featured speaker. Additional talks will be given by members of the NADCYM’s young adult, college and high school ministry programs.

There is no set cost, but donations will be accepted.

Send RSVP to sandy@nadyouth.org by Sept. 1. For more information, call 812-923-8355.

If you are unable to attend the dinner but wish to donate to NADCYM, go to www.nadyouth.org and click on “Be an Angel,” or send a check, made out to Catholic Youth Ministries, to Catholic Youth Ministries, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis, IN 47146.

 

Camp Rancho Framasa offers three-day and one-day Family Camp in September

Catholic Youth Organization’s (CYO) Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, in Nashville, will offer a Fall Family Camp Weekend from Sept. 1-3, and a Fall Family Camp Day on Sept. 2.

Activities include climbing, canoeing, crafts, archery, horse rides, games, Mass, prayer, campfires and evening activities.

The cost for the weekend is $50 per child under age 18 and $75 for adults.

Check-in is from 7-7:45 p.m. on Sept. 1, and check-out is at 2 p.m. on Sept. 3. Camping sites are available for tent camping (tents not provided). Private family cabins are available for an extra $100 per family.

The cost for attending just on Sept. 2 is $30 per child under age 18, and $55 per adult. Check-in is from 8-9 a.m., and check-out is after the campfire activity.

For more information or to register, log on to www.campranchoframasa.org/family-camps, call 888-988-2839, ext. 122, or e-mail info@campranchoframasa.org.

 

Mass, open house in New Albany on Aug. 20 to celebrate Cardinal Ritter anniversaries

A Mass commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Cardinal Joseph E. Ritter and the 100th anniversary of his ordination as a priest will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, 415 E. Eighth St., in New Albany, at 10 a.m. on Aug. 20.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the cardinal’s death on June 10, 1967.

After the Mass until 2 p.m., all are invited to an open house at the Cardinal Ritter Birthplace and Museum, 1218 E. Oak St., in New Albany. Tour his home, and learn about the only Hoosier-born cardinal and the dynamic impact he had on desegregation, social justice and the Second Vatican Council.

 

World Day of Prayer for Creation prayer service to be held in Indy on Aug. 31

A World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation prayer service will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on Aug. 31.

The ecumenical prayer service is being hosted by the St. Thomas Aquinas Creation Care Ministry, in conjunction with Fairview Presbyterian Church and Common Ground Christian Church, to begin the Season of Creation, which runs from Sept. 1-Oct. 4.

To learn more, call 317-979-5144 or e-mail stcreationcare@gmail.com.

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Retreats and Programs

August 11-13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Weekend, $150. Information and registration: 317-489-6811or www.retroindy.com.

August 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. An Evening with Mary, the Mother of God, celebrating the Feast of the Assumption, 5:15 p.m. Mass followed by dinner and 7 p.m. program and Marian prayer service, Benedictine Sister Carol Falkner and Patty Moore presenting, 5-9 p.m., $35 includes dinner. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

August 18-20

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

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., New Albany. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, Fri., 7 p.m.-Sun., 4 p.m., $75 application fee.  Apply online www.wwme.org. Information: 317-435-5986, jbradleylevine@msn.com.

August 19

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Meditation Sampler: A Morning of Prayer, Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind and Dr. Claire Sherman presenting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $35. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www. www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

August 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Prayer: “Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary of an Invitation to Prayer,” Father Jim Farrell presenting, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., $42 includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Evening of Prayer: “Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary of an Invitation to Prayer,” Father Jim Farrell presenting, 5:30-9  p.m., $35 includes buffet dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 22-24

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Pray Your Way to Happiness, Benedictine Father Maurus Zoeller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Parenting: A Little Encouragement Along the Way, Father Jeff Godecker and Mary Schaffner presenting, 9 a.m.-noon session, $42 includes continental breakfast and lunch, 6-9 p.m. evening  session, $35 includes continental breakfast and lunch. Add an afternoon of silence from 1-5 p.m. to either session at no charge. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 25-27

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, Part I, Benedictine Father Martin Erspamer presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 26

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Returned Missionaries Retreat, for lay ministers interested in reflecting on their mission experience, Franciscan Sister Ann Vonder Meulen presenting, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., no charge, lunch and dinner provided. Email center@oldenburgosf.com or call 812-933-6437 for registration information.

September 7

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. The Bible and Ecology Workshop, Carol Johnson presenting, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes lunch and a room for the day, spiritual direction available for $30. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 8-10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Twelve Step Weekend Retreat for Men. Information and registration:  317-439-9835 or allenjhammer@yahoo.com.

September 8-15

Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand. Directed Retreat, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 8-10 a.m. Fri., Sept. 15. $675 includes meals, private room and spiritual direction sessions. Register by Sept. 5, www.thedome.org/events. Information: 800-880-2777.

September 9

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The Gospel of John, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Sept. 4. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Bless This Mess, Norbert Krapf and Liza Hyatt presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch.  Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

September 12

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Prayer, Power and Peace: A Day of Reflection, Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $25 includes lunch. Register by Sept. 7, www.mountsaintfrancis.org/registration. Information: 812-923-8817, retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org.

September 13

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

September 15-17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html, Marcia.johnson@archindy.org or 317-545-7681, ext. 107.

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Praying with the Gospel of Luke, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 16

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Keeping Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment, Providence Sister Ann Sullivan and Lorrie Heber presenting, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Sept. 11. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

September 22-23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Contemplative Living, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 23

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The Name of God is Love and Mercy, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Sept. 18. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

September 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 29-30

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. No Time for Ordinary, author Jan Phillips presenting, Fri., 7-8:30 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $65 without lodging, $125 with, includes lunch. Registration deadline Sept. 22. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

September 29-October 1

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Bellinis: Artists of the Renaissance in Venice, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 3

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week one of four (Oct. 10, 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session or $90 for all four. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

October 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Hail Mary Full of Grace: Pray with Mary, Benedictine Father Luke Waugh presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 6-8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Being and Belonging… a Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics,” sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life. Information: Deb VanVelse, 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org. Registration: Fatima Retreat House, 317-545-7681.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Finding God in Silence, Franciscan Sister Donna Graham presenting, Fri., 7 p.m.-Sun., noon, $130 (Comfort Inn accommodations extra), Sat. only $55. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

October 7

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, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 2. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

October 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week two of four (Oct. 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session.  Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

October 12

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Visual Journey to Saint Mother Theodore’s Hometown and French Roots, Providence Sisters Denise Wilkerson and Jan Craven presenting, 9-11 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25. Registration deadline Oct. 6. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.  

October 13-14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

October 13-15

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Reading the Scriptures, Benedictine Father Harry Hagan presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 17

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week three of four (Oct. 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

October 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html, Marcia.johnson@archindy.org or 317-545-7681, ext. 107.

October 20

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Play and Ponder, week one of two (Oct. 27), Benedictine Sister Juliann Babcock presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 per session includes art supplies. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 24

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week four, Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25.  Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

October 27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Play and Ponder, week two of two, Benedictine Sister Juliann Babcock presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 includes art supplies. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 28

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Song of My Heart, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 23. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

November 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 2

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week one of three (Nov. 16 and 30), Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9  p.m., $25 per session or $65 for all three. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Gratitude, Benedictine Father Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 4

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grieving Gracefully … Into a Future Full of Hope,   Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 30. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.  

November 7-9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. On Becoming the Publican in the Temple: St. Benedict’s Degrees of Humility, Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Church in the Modern World, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Fall Come and See Weekend, single women ages 18-42 invited to learn more about the community and becoming a Sister of Providence. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event/come-and-see-weekend.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Opening to the Light, Paula D’Arcy presenting, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun., 1 p.m., $255 per person, $390 married couple, includes accommodations, meals and materials. Registration is required: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

November 14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

November 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting,  7-8:30 p.m., $15. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week two of three (Nov. 30), Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9  p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad.  Praying with the Gospel of John, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

November 30

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week three, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9  p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

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