August 25, 2017

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

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 Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, an ecumenical prayer service to begin the Season of Creation, hosted by the St. Thomas Aquinas Creation Care Ministry with Fairview Presbyterian and Common Ground Christian Church, 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.

Knights of Columbus, 6104 Indiana Hwy. 62, Lanesville. The Triumph of the Immaculate Heart, Marian Father David Gunter from the National Shrine of Divine Mercy presenting, doors open 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. program, 4:30 p.m. Mass, lunch included, free will offering. Reservations: Debbie Grimes, 812-705-0092.

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 11

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Seasons of Hope, faith sharing group offering consolation to those who have lost a loved one, 6:30-8:30 p.m., (week one of six Monday’s). Information and registration: 812-663-8427.

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.

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. Comfort by Candlelight Concert: An Evening with Kathy Troccoli, acclaimed Christina music artist, author and speaker, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free admission but ticket required: goo.gl/scHsCC or at parish office. Information: 812-663-8427, anavarra@stmarysgreensburg.com

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.

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. Registration: 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, W. New York St., 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. 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

Marian University, Evans Center Lecture Hall 1 (Room 150), 3200 Cold Springs Road, Indianapolis. “The Meaning and Enduring Significance of the Reformation,” Bishop William O. Gafkjen, leader of the Indiana-Kentucky Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, presenting, 4 p.m., free and open to the public. Information: 317-955-6175 or mreasoner@marian.edu.

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.

St. Maurice Church, 8874 Harrison St., Napoleon. The Gifts We Bring: Being Light to Our Grandchildren, author and speaker Ceil Ryan presenting on topics relative to grandparents and grandparents-to-be, 2-4 p.m., refreshments will be served, no charge. Information: 812-591-0434, hustedlaurie@gmail.com.

St. Meinrad Parish, 19630 N. 4th St., St. Meinrad. Church Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, fried chicken dinners, German cuisine, soup by the bowl or bulk, desserts, live music, bingo, cake walk, kids zone, quilt, basket and cash raffles, silent auction, country store, air-conditioned bus tours of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Information: 812-357-5533, www.smcatholic.church.

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

September 20

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

September 21

Hawthorns Golf and Country Club, 12255 Club Pointe Dr., Fishers. Cathedral High School Mother’s Club Annual Dinner, Senator Jim Merritt and Mrs. Dawn Finbloom speaking on Indiana 911 Lifeline Law, 5:30-9:30 p.m., all are welcome, $30 per person, register by Sept. 15.  www.gocathedral.com/page.cfm?p=2293. Information: 317-542-1481, mothersclub@gocathedral.com.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

St. Joseph Church, 1401 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.

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

September 22-23

SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m., evening sit down dinners and food tents, dessert and wine bar, $10,000 grand prize raffle, carnival rides, live music, silent auctions, artist booths, Monte Carlo, children’s tent, petting zoo, teen games, cake wheel, dime toss, quilt raffle, beer tent, special festival Mass times. Arts in the Park artist applications available at www.ss-fc.org. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 23

St. Gabriel Parish, 232 W. Ninth St., Connersville. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner, silent auction. Information: 765-825-8578.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Amish Life and Culture, Samuel Girod presenting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $35. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

September 24

St. Mark Parish, Perry County, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Shooting Match and Picnic, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, shoot for ham and beef, homemade chili and pies, quilts, big money and prize raffle. Information: 812-836-2481.

St. Michael, 11400 Farmers Ln., Bradford. Ham and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., homemade dumplings, raffles, quilts, booths, bingo, silent auction. Information: 812-364-6646.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Alpaca Farm Open House, watch felting, spinning and weaving demonstrations, alpaca items for sale, 1-4 p.m., free admission. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

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, 8 a.m. Information: 317-257-2266.

September 25

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 14598 Oakridge Road, Carmel. Fight the New Drug, talk on the harm of pornography based on scientific evidence, 7 p.m., free, reservations not required. Information: 317-430-3448, diane.conover@sbcglobal.net.

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General Announcements 

Catholic Radio Indy annual dinner will be on Sept. 12, RSVP by Sept. 7

The Catholic Radio Indy annual fundraiser dinner will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall,

2100 E. 71st St., in Indianapolis, at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12.

A reception and silent auction will take place at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and a keynote address will begin at 7 p.m.

The keynote address will be given by Father John Hollowell, pastor of Annunciation Parish in Brazil and St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Greencastle, and chaplain of DePauw University in Greencastle.

Tickets are $65, or $450 for a table of eight. Registration is required by Sept. 7.

For more information or to order tickets, visit CatholicRadioIndy.org, or call 317-870-8400.

 

Register by Sept. 1 for Biking for Babies to benefit Great Lakes Gabriel Project

Biking for Babies, a bicycle ride across Indiana hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 437 to benefit Great Lakes Gabriel Project, will take place on Sept. 8-10.

Participants will ride from Terre Haute to Richmond, covering 160 miles at a pace of 45-65 miles per day. They are asked to seek donations to support the Great Lakes Gabriel Project, which helps mothers in need with materials including free ultrasounds, diapers, strollers, bills, and more, as well as provides educational resources such as classes/discussions on parenting, chastity and budgeting.

Registration is required by Sept. 1. To register or for more information go to www.youcaring.com/kofcbikingforbabies, call 317-459-0822 or email kofc437@gmail.com.

For more information on Great Lakes Gabriel Project, go to www.goangels.org.

 

Angels from the Heart service day set for Sept. 16 on the south side of Indianapolis

Angels from the Heart, a service day on the south side of Indianapolis sponsored by Sacred Heart Parish, will start at Sacred Heart Parish, 1530 Union St., in Indianapolis, at 8 a.m., lasting until 2 p.m., on Sept. 16.

The day brings together teams of parishioners and students from Indianapolis south side schools and churches for a day of service to the area’s most challenged neighbors.

The event, which will happen rain or shine, includes beverages, muffins and fruit for breakfast, and lunch grilled by Franciscan Father Larry Janezic.

Register by Sept. 13 by calling 317-638-5551 or email sheartparish@sbcglobal.net.

 

Seasons of Hope sessions for those grieving scheduled for Sept.-Oct.

Six-week day and evening sessions of Seasons of Hope grieving ministry will be held in the St. Clare Room of St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, in Indianapolis, starting on Sept. 13.

Seasons of Hope sessions offer consolation after losing a loved one. This Christ-centered faith sharing group offers prayer, scripture, faith sharing and fellowship.

The daytime sessions will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Sept. 13, then the five following Tuesdays, ending on Oct. 17.

The evening sessions will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 14-Oct. 19.

Participants choose either the afternoon or evening session—they are not interchangeable. To gain the full benefit of the group process, participants commit to attend each week.

To register, contact Susan Cesnik at 317-443-3900 or hoosuz98@comcast.net.

 

50th reunion for all-city Catholic high schools set for Sept. 16 in Indy

An all-city Catholic high school 50th reunion will take place at the NCAA Hall of Champions, 700 W. Washington St., in Indianapolis, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 16.

The reunion is for members of the class of 1967 from Chatard, Brebeuf, Scecina and Cathedral high schools, and the former Chartrand, Kennedy and Sacred Heart high schools, the former St. Mary, St. Agnes and Ladywood academies and the former Latin School.

The cost is $85 per person.

To register or for more information, visit www.allcityreunion.myevent.com, call 317-876-8299 or email maa127@msn.com.

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Retreats and Programs

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 (Evansville Diocese). 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 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grieving Your Losses, exploring the relationship between grief and spirituality, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch ($65 with CEU’s). Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

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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