September 1, 2017

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The Coming Month

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., program 9 a.m., Mass 4:30 p.m., lunch included, free will offering. Reservations: Debbie Grimes, 812-705-0092.

St. Margaret Mary Parish, 2405 S. 7th St., Terre Haute. 100-Mile Ride for Ryves Motorcycle Ride, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus St. Mother Theodore Guérin Council #541, benefiting Catholic Charities in Terre Haute Ryves Youth Center, registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Information: www.thkofc541.com/ride-ryves-2017/ or 812-878-2234.

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. 12th Annual Concert Series: Everett Greene and Jazz Combo, 7 p.m., free will offering. Complete list of all concerts: www.saintbartholomew.org, Music Ministry or bminut@stbparish.net.

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, six consecutive Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 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

Holy Trinity Heritage Park, 702 E. Market St., New Albany. Grand Opening, located on the site of New Albany’s first Catholic parish, hosted by St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, 4 p.m. ribbon cutting, 6 p.m. outdoor Mass (please bring chairs or blankets). Information: www.stecharities.org, 812-949-7305.    

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

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.

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.

Give for Good Louisville, ONLINE GIVING DAY supporting nonprofits including St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, 702 E. Market St., New Albany, Midnight – 12:59 a.m. Donation link:  goo.gl/iMYdWE. Information:  Give for Good Louisville, www.giveforgoodlouisville.org, St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities: www.stecharities.org, 812-949-7305.     

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. John Paul II Parish, 216 Schellers Ln., Sellersburg. One Day Retreat: Christ Storytelling and You, Father James Farrell presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., no cost, lunch provided. Information: 812-246-3522, bsmith@stjohnpaulparish.org.

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 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.

St. Monica Parish, St. Augustine Hall, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Marriage in Focus Pitch-In Dinner and Talk, following 5 p.m. Mass, authors Tim and Margie Heck presenting. Register to attend and bring a dish by email: marriageinfocus@gmail.com. Child care available: www.bit.ly/2w8u7ww. Information: 317-709-6351.

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 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.

September 27

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 5719 Saint Marys Road, Floyds Knobs. Card party, 7-10 p.m., door prizes, $5 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

St. Mary Parish “Italian Dinner” at Lawrence County Persimmon Festival, Main St., Mitchell, 4-7 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Archdiocesan Ministry of Consolation Team (AMCT) Quarterly Meeting, for grief ministers or those wishing to become involved in the ministry, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Information: Deb VanVelse, 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org

September 28

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild Card Party, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

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.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. St. Raphael Catholic Medical Association Guild of Indianapolis White Mass and Reception, for Catholic physicians, nurses and health care professionals, 6 p.m. Mass, followed by dinner reception at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, admission $15, medical students $5, children free. Reservations by Sept. 26 at www.indycathmed.org. Information: info@indycathmed.org.

September 28-30

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, games, live entertainment, gambling, raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-356-7291.

September 29

Knights of Columbus, Mater Dei Council #437, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware, Indianapolis. Agape Performing Arts Fall Harvest Swing Dance Fundraiser, 7-11 p.m., $10 admission. Information, agapeshows@gmail.com, 317-631-4373.

September 29-30

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest, 5 p.m.-midnight, raffle, health and safety fair, kids games and inflatables, authentic German food, Fri. “The Flying Toasters” band, Sat. “Woomblies Rock Orchestra” band. Information: 317-784-5454.

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m., food barn, carnival, kids games, crafters, corn hole, wine and beer garden. Information:  317-831-4142.

September 30

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Annual Raffle, 6-10 p.m., games, food, drinks, music and more, $20 per person. Information: stritasecretary71@yahoo.com, 317-632-9349.

Primo Banquet Hall, 2615 National Ave., Indianapolis. Angels of Grace 10th Anniversary Luncheon, style show, lunch, award ceremony, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $35 per person, $260 table of eight. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 30-October 1

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Introduction to the Flame of Love Movement, following 4:30 p.m., 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses in first floor classroom of CYO building. Information: 317-753-8434 or trustandpraise@gmail.com.

October 1

Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in Slow Motion, step-by-step explanation of words and actions of the Mass, 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-257-2266.  

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot, Fall Festival and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m. until folks leave, chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, booths, raffles for items and money, quilts, firing range. Information: 812-246-3522.

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., fried chicken and roast beef dinners with sides, homemade ice cream, money raffle, quilts, pull tabs, basket booth, kids games, silent auction, baked goods, Christmas crafts. Information: 812-934-3013.

October 3

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Feast Day of St. Mother Theodore Guerin Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

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.

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General Announcements 

Greensburg parish offers six-week grief support group, free concert

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, in Greensburg, has two upcoming events of archdiocesan interest.

Seasons of Hope, a Christ-centered faith sharing group offering consolation to those who have lost a loved one, will begin meeting for six consecutive Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting on Sept. 11. Call 812-663-8427 to inquire or register.

Also, Kathy Troccoli will offer a free “Comfort by Candlelight” concert from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sept. 12. She is an acclaimed Christian music artist, author and speaker.

Admission is free, but a ticket is required. Tickets can be obtained at goo.gl/scHsCC or at the parish office.

For more information, call 812-663-8427 or e-mail anavarra@stmarusgreensburg.com.

 

Our Lady of Fatima statue to be displayed in Archdiocese of Cincinnati in September

The National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on display at several churches in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati from Sept. 11-26.

The statue is a beautiful, hand-carved image of Our Lady of Fatima given to the United States by the bishop of Fatima after being blessed by Pope Paul VI in 1967. It travels across the United States under the sponsorship of the World Apostolate of Fatima USA (WAF), with special emphasis in 2017 on the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions to three children in Portugal between May through October in 1917.

The dates and locations where the statue will be on display are as follows:
 

  • Sept. 11, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Our Lady of Victory Church, 810 Neeb Road, Cincinnati; Mass 8:30 a.m.; rosary after Mass; adoration throughout the day.
  • Sept. 16, noon-8 p.m.: St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church, 2530 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati; Angelus and rosary at noon; Maronite Vigil Mass 6 p.m., preceded by Marian hymns; private devotion throughout the day.
  • Sept. 19, 8 a.m.-noon: St. Mary Queen of Heaven Church, 205 Wendell Ave., Peebles, Ohio; Mass 9 a.m.
  • Sept. 19, 5-8 p.m.: St. Julie Billiart Church, 224 Dayton St., Hamilton, Ohio; 7-8 p.m. holy hour with Benediction.
  • Sept. 24, St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, 7130 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati; time TBD; call parish office for more information at 513-353-4207.
  • Sept. 25, 4-8 p.m.: St. Teresa of Avila Church, 1175 Overlook Ave., Cincinnati; for more information call 513-921-9200, ext. 101.
  • Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 5900 Buckwheat Road, Milford, Ohio; student Mass 9 a.m., preceded by talk to students.

More information about WAF and the statue’s tours is available at wafusa.org/the-apostolate/pilgrim-virgin-statue-tours.

 

St. Maurice Parish in Napoleon offers event for grandparents on Sept. 17

A free event for grandparents called “The Gifts We Bring: Being Light to Our Grandchildren” will be offered at St. Maurice Parish, 8874 Harrison St., in Napoleon, from 2-4 p.m. on Sept. 17.

Ceil Ryan, an author and speaker from Chicago, will be presenting. Some of the topics are: living with joy, practicing forgiveness, bearing the light of faith, raising grandchildren, and more. There will be time for small group discussions and questions.

This free program includes refreshments, and is for all current grandparents and grandparents to be.

For more information, call 812-591-0434 or e-mail hustedlaurie@gmail.com.

 

Day of reflection offered at Mount St. Francis on Sept. 12, register by Sept. 7

A day of reflection called “Prayer, Power and Peace” will be offered at Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., in Mt. St. Francis, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sept. 12.

The day will center on prayer as the source of power and peace. It will include presentations by Conventual Franciscan Brother Robert “Bob” Baxter, as well as discussion, quiet time, Mass and experiences with different ways of praying.

The cost is $25, which includes a catered lunch.

Registration is required by Sept. 7

To register or for more information, contact the retreat office at 812-923-8817, by e-mail at retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org or online at mountsaintfrancis.org/registration.

 

Indy Irish Fest set for Sept. 14-17

The 22nd annual Indy Irish Fest will take place at Military Park, at the corner of W. New York St. and N. West St., in Indianapolis, from Sept. 14-17.

A free preview pub night will be held from 5:30-10:30 p.m. on Sept. 14, featuring two Celtic rock bands. A donation of non-perishable goods is requested.

Unless otherwise noted below, ticket costs are $12 for adults in advance and $17 at the gate; $12 for students ages 14-18 with student ID; $7 for children ages 13 and younger; and free for children ages 5 and younger.

The festival is open from 4:30-11 p.m. on Sept. 15, with $7 early bird admission from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The hours are 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. on Sept. 16, and 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sept. 17, with free admission on Sept. 17 between 10:30-11:30 a.m. with the donation of five canned goods benefiting the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.

Mass will be celebrated on the festival grounds at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 17. Gates will open at 10 a.m. for the Mass.

The Wee Folk Area is open from 5-9 p.m. on Sept. 15, from 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sept. 16, and from noon-4 p.m. on Sept. 17.

For more information on entertainment, demonstrations and vendors, go to IndyIrishFest.com or call the Indy’s Irish Fest Information Line at 317-713-7117.

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Retreats and Programs

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 14

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Contemplating Gentleness, Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 9. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

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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