September 15, 2017

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The Coming Month

September 15

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, development director for Gennesaret Free Clinics Tom Fagan presenting, Mass, breakfast and program, 7-9 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members, breakfast included. Reservations and information: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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.

St. Susanna Parish, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Children Inspiring Community Prayer Event, 11 a.m., public is invited to join students in placing ribbons on east fence line in a show of solidarity for the International Day of Prayer on Sept. 21. Information: Bridget Schlebecker, 317-838-7722. bschlebecker@saintsusanna.com.

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 20

Holy Trinity Heritage Park, 702 E. Market St., New Albany. Outdoor Mass and Dedication, located on the site of New Albany’s first Catholic parish, hosted by St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, 6 p.m. (bring chairs or blankets). Information: www.stecharities.org, 812-949-7305. (Rescheduled from Sept. 13)    

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 21 and 22

St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 202 E. Washington, Greencastle. Annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale, Thurs., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m., furniture, clothing, kitchen items, books, toys, bedding, and more. Information: 812-357-5533.

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

Holy Trinity Heritage Park, 702 E. Market St., New Albany. Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, located on the site of New Albany’s first Catholic parish, hosted by St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, noon. Information: www.stecharities.org, 812-949-7305. (Re-scheduled from Sept. 13)    

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.

St. Joseph Parish, 125 E. Broadway, Shelbyville. Octoberfest, 5-11 p.m., food, brews, pumpkin painting, live music, free. Information: 317-398-8227.

September 29-30

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest and Health and Safety Fair, 5 p.m.-midnight, $20,000 raffle, health and safety fair, kids games and inflatables, authentic German food, Fri. 8:30-11:30 p.m. “The Flying Toasters” band, Sat. 6:30-8:30 p.m “Spinrut” band, 8:30-11:30 p.m., “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

Central Indiana Life Chain Interdenominational Prayer Gathering, 2:30-3:30 p.m., downtown Indianapolis along Meridian St. from St. Claire St. north to 38th St. Information: www.nationallifechain.org/, Larry Holbrook, 317-919-1653.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. Neighborhood Street Fair, 3-7 p.m., food, drinks, entertainment, crafts, children’s games, bingo and information booths, free. Information: 317-638-5551, springman0823@hotmail.com.

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.

October 4

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.

October 6

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father Anthony Rowland 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.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. “A Comedy Writer Finds God”, featuring comedian Tom Leopold, 7 p.m. cocktails and appetizers, 8 p.m., show, $20 per person or reserved seating for tables of eight. Reservations: www.services.ihmindy.org/a-comedy-writer-finds-god-event. Information: 317-257-2266.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Pottery and Beyond, Franciscan Sister Ann Vonder Meulen presenting, 1:30-4:30 p.m. or 6-9 p.m., 12-hour course, week one of four (Oct. 13, 20, 27), $150 includes materials.  Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 7

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Prayer, Family and Relationship with God Conference, John Beaulieu of Franciscan University of Steubenville presenting, for teens and adults, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., bring your own lunch and dinner (or order pizza), drinks and snacks provided, free will offering. Information: 317-439-3432, servantsofgod@etczone.com.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in Slow Motion, a step by step explanation and perspective of the words and actions of the Mass, 11:15 a.m. Information: 317-257-2266.

St. Anthony Parish, 337 N. Warman, Indianapolis. 10th Annual Saints in the Streets Neighborhood Clean-Up, in cooperation with St. Barnabas Parish, Indianapolis, 8 a.m.-noon, volunteers receive a t-shirt and free lunch. Register: bit.ly/2uZSCbH. Information: 317-292-8964, saintinthestreets@gmail.com.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th St., Beech Grove. Fall Rummage Sale, 8 a.m-3 p.m., clothes, jewelry, electronics, dishes and more. Information: 317-784-6860, p108cmaster@sbcglobal.net.

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.

St. Mary Parish, serving American and Mexican food during the Harvest Homecoming Parade, corner of Spring and Eighth streets, New Albany. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 812-944-0417.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Harvest Hootenanny, music, BBQ, locally grown foods, cash bar, 4-9 p.m., $25 for music and food, reservations preferred. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

October 8

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.

October 9

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Living Rosary, 7-8 p.m., light refreshments to follow. Information: Bridget Schlebecker, 317-838-7722. bschlebecker@saintsusanna.com

October 10

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

October 10

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.

October 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Nature Nights, Benedictine Sister Sheila Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., donations accepted. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Open House, for prospective students and families, 6-6:30 p.m. check in, 6:30-8:30 p.m., welcome, information sessions, tours, community fair. Information and registration: www.scecina.org/openhouse. Walk-ins welcome.

October 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.

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. Information: mbdoughert@aol.com.

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. 

October 13-22

Downtown Square, Rockville. St. Joseph Parish Cruller Shack at the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 765-569-5406.

October 14

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Morning with Mary, honoring the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Mother appearing at Fatima, nationally acclaimed speaker Heather Renshaw and Benedictine Sister Mary Nicolette Etienne presenting, doors open at 8 a.m with light refreshments in assembly hall of the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara  Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., 9 a.m.-noon program. Parking and registration information: www.archindy.org/morningwithmary.

Camp Na-Wa-Kwa, 7865 E. County Road 300 N., Poland, In. Catholic Scout Retreat, sponsored by the Catholic Committee on Scouting, Indianapolis, activities for all ages centered on praying the rosary, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $8 person payable at the door, includes lunch. Information: 317-850-3402, hibnerjohn@yahoo.com. Registration: www.ccsindy.net/retreat-2017.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Pumpkinfest, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., games, pumpkins for sale, pumpkin recipe contest, raffle, food, beer garden, entertainment by Big Daddy Caddy. Information: 317-926-7359.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions, noon. Information: Mary Ann Evans, 317-985-1950.

October 15

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. Shooting Match/Festival, 10:30 a.m. CT, food, raffle, bingo, children’s games. Information: 812-843-5713.

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General Announcements 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish hosting comedian Tom Leopold on Oct. 6

Comedian Tom Leopold will present “A Comedy Writer Finds God” at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6.

The New York-based writer/comedian will speak about his unconventional conversion from Judaism to Catholicism. His funny, smart and non-cradle Catholic experience of Catholicism offers a refreshing perspective.

Cocktails and appetizers will be available at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $30, or reserved seating is available by purchasing a table for eight for $200.

To purchase tickets, go to ihmindy.org. For more information, call 317-257-2266.

 

Swing Dance fundraiser for Agape Performing Arts scheduled for Sept. 29

The Fall Harvest Swing Dance to raise funds for Agape Performing Arts Company will be held at the Knights of Columbus McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware St., in Indianapolis, from 7-11 p.m. on Sept. 29.

Agape Performing Arts Company is a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish in Greenwood, with productions taking place at McGowan Hall. The ministry strives to help youth performers grow in confidence and character. Within a loving community, they work to create high-quality theater productions that are good family entertainment. Their productions help young people strengthen their performing arts skills while also reinforcing their self-control, teamwork, diligence and patience.

Tickets for the swing dance are $10, and refreshments and drinks will be available for purchase.

For more information, e-mail agapeshows@gmail.com or call 317-631-4373.

 

Mass celebrating feast of St. Mother Theodore Guérin is set for Oct. 3

A Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Mother Theodore Guérin will be held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, at 11 a.m. on Oct. 3.

St. Mother Theodore is the eighth American saint and the first from Indiana. She founded the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Collge.

For more information, call 812-535-2931, e-mail wvc@spsmw.org or go to www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

 

Being and Belonging retreat for separated and divorced Catholics set for Oct. 6-8

“Being and Belonging … A Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics” will take place at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th Street, in Indianapolis, on Oct. 6-8.

This retreat is open to all faiths. Retreatants are invited to relax as they journey with others, listening to their stories and exploring a common loss. The program will help deepen an understanding of the healing process, increase a sense of belonging, and help participants discover and affirm that God is with them in their struggles and hope.

To register, call Fatima at 317-545-7681.

For additional information, contact the Office of Pro-Life and Family Life at 317-236-1586, or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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 sessions. 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.

December 1-2

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.

December 4

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Advent (an “FBI” program: Faith Building Institutions), join the sisters for evening prayer followed by dinner, presentation and discussion, 5-9 p.m., $35. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.  

December 9

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Advent Reflection: Listening, Benedictine Sister Anoinette Purcell presenting, 9-11:30 a.m., $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

December 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

December 15-17

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

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