August 14, 2020

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 

The Coming Month

August 13-September 8

Season of Creation Tree & Flower Extravaganza, sponsored by archdiocesan Creation Care Ministry, $20 trees (in three-gallon containers from Woody Warehouse), $10 wildflower seed packets, plants delivered to all regions of the archdiocese in late September. Online ordering and mail-in forms: www.OurCommonHome.org/trees or 317-788-7581, ext. 2.

August 18

Human Trafficking 101 virtual Zoom presentation, kickoff event for archdiocese’s new Anti-Trafficking Ministry, 6:30-8 p.m., free but RSVP required. Registration and information: archindy.org/trafficking.

August 19

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

August 20

St. Joseph Parish, 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.

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

August 31

The Villages of Indiana online Foster Parenting Virtual Information Night, 6-8 p.m., for those interested in becoming a foster parent, free. Information and registration: 800-874-6880 or www.villageskids.org.

September 1

Holy Spirit Church, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. World Day of Prayer for Creation Care prayer service, 7 p.m., social distancing and masks required, enter through east door near rear parking lot. Information: 317-353-9404.

September 2

MCL Cafeteria, 5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, 5 p.m., Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles—separated, widowed or divorced—age 50 and older, new members welcome, also call about regular Friday night dinner events. Information: 317-796-8605 or 317-243-0777.

September 4

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. First Friday Devotion to the Sacred Heart, following 11:45 a.m. Mass, prayer, reflection and lunch, registration not required, freewill offering. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday bilingual 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: 317-759-7309, msross1@hotmail.com.

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General Announcements 

None listed this week.

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Retreats and Programs

August 18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., self-directed retreat, includes a room to use for the day, continental breakfast, Mass, lunch and the use of the common areas and grounds of the retreat house, $35. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “What I Learned from the Saints,” An Evening of Reflection with Father Jim Farrell, 5:30–9:30 p.m. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 21-22

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. The Gates of Heaven are Everywhere—A Merton Retreat, presented by Sylvia Harrison, includes room and meals, $175. Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

August 24

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “What I Learned from the Saints,” A Day of Reflection with Father Jim Farrell, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 9

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes private room for the day and lunch, $40, spiritual direction for additional fee of $30 (must be scheduled in advance). Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581

September 12

St. Agnes, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Retreat, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., social distanced, masks required, includes materials, morning coffee and a boxed lunch, $135 per couple plus $7 online processing fee. Registration and information: archindy.org/precana, alasher@archindy.org or 317-592-4007

September 12 and 19

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, No Regrets: A two-part Sage-ing® Presentation (via Zoom), part one Sept. 12, part two Sept. 19, check-in 9 a.m., presentation 9:30 a.m.-noon, presented by Alan Rider. $60. Information and registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs. Questions: 317-788-7581.

September 18-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, includes meals, snacks and accommodations, $298 per couple. Registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit. Information: Cheryl McSweeney, cmcsweeney@archindy.org, 317- 545-7681, ext. 106.

September 22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., self-directed retreat, includes a room to use for the day, continental breakfast, Mass, lunch and the use of the common areas and grounds of the retreat house, $35. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 26-27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. You Are Not Alone Retreat: A Weekend of Hope and Healing for survivors of suicide loss, led by Christine Turo-Shields LCSW, Father Jim Farrell, Providence Sister Connie Kramer and loss survivors Lisa Thibault and Judy Proctor, Sat. 1-8 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes program, meals, snacks, guest room to use during the program, $25/person or $50/ married couple, optional overnight accommodations for additional fee. Information and registration: Jennifer Burger, 317-545-7681, jburger@archindy.org, www.archindy.org/fatima.

October 1, 8, 15, 22

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Me Too: From Shame to Survivor, 7-9 p.m., presented by Rachel Waltz, $60. Due to the sensitivity of this topic, we ask that participants commit to all four sessions. Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581.

October 6

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes private room for the day and lunch, $40, spiritual direction for additional fee of $30 (must be scheduled in advance). Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581

October 24

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. SoulCollage®, 7-9 p.m., presented by Lisa Heckaman and Lisa Hess, includes lunch and materials, $110. Registration:  www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org,  317-788-7581.

November 4

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., includes private room for the day and lunch, $40, spiritual direction for additional fee of $30 (must be scheduled in advance). Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581

November 7

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, Breaking Free: Coping with Anxiety, 9 a.m.-noon, presented by Rachel Waltz, $40. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/retreats-programs.  Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

November 21

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 West State Road 48, Bloomington. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Retreat, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., social distanced, masks required, includes materials, morning coffee and a boxed lunch, $135 per couple plus $7 online processing fee. Registration and information: archindy.org/precana, alasher@archindy.org or 317-592-4007.

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