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Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House

Conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest in Indianapolis, Indiana, we offer a place set apart from the distractions of the outside world-13 acres of serenity in the city. 

  1. Join us for one of our retreats and programs
  2. Host your own retreat here
  3. Come for a day of silence
  4. Schedule a private retreat

Experience the comfort and Christian hospitality that is Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House!

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In the quiet of the woods, the contemplative walk of the labyrinth, the serenity of the Rosary Walk & Prayer Garden, the solitude of your room, or the peacefulness of the chapel, you can discover the gift of God's presence in the stillness of your heart.

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"Be still and know..." - Psalm 36:11

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Come, rest in God and be renewed in the Holy Spirit!

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Join us for one of our many upcoming programs to renew your soul and deepen your faith

 

Be sure to check our calendar of events for all that Fatima has to offer. We are sure there is a retreat or program that will be beneficial to you on your journey through this life! And never hesitate to call us with any questions you might have.

2019 days of SilencE

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  • February 20
  • March 4 – 2 Days before Ash Wednesday, Silent your heart in preparation for Lent
  • April 15 – Holy Week Day of Silence
  • April 16 – Holy Week Day of Silence
  • April 17 – Holy Week Day of Silence
  • April 18 – Holy Week Day of Silence
  • May 14
  • June 21
  • July 30
  • August 21
  • September 9
  • October 7
  • November 19
  • December 17 – Advent Days of Silence
  • December18 – Advent Days of Silence
  • December 19 – Advent Days of Silence
  • December 20 – Advent Days of Silence

Time: 8 am - 4 pm

Cost: $35/Day, includes breakfast and lunch, plus a room to use throughout the day along with access to our entire facility and grounds. As an option, and depending on availability, you may add an overnight stay to extend your retreat the night prior to or after your day of silence. Each overnight stay is an additional $28 per person. Dinner, when available is an additional $9
TO REGISTER, CALL (317) 545-7681 or CLICK HERE
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When do we Grow up? The lifelong journey of spiritual maturity

A Lenten Weekend Retreat Led By Fr. Keith Hosey

March 15-17, 2019

Fr. Keith HoseyWhat is Spiritual Maturity? How do we grow and mature in our faith while maintaining a childlike dependency on God?

Fr. Keith will cover these questions and more. He will explore how becoming comfortable with silence and encountering God through beauty in art, music, & film can help us mature in our faith.

Program begins on Friday, March 15, 2019 with Registration at 7:30 pm. Program starts at 8 pm. Weekend Retreat concludes on Sunday, March 17, 2019 after lunch

 

Click HERE to Register

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Turning back to god Reflections with Fr. Jim Farrell

March 19, 2019- Day of Reflection

March 21, 2019 - EvFr. Jim Farrelle of Reflection

Come spend a day or evening at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House with Fr. Jim Farrell. The reflections shared by Fr. Jim will be inspired by the Holy Spirit and flow from the thoughts of Henri Nouwen in his book, “The Return of the Prodigal Son"

 

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March 19, 2019 - Day of Reflection

 

Registration is $45 and includes:

Continental Breakfast: 8:30 - 9 am

Program: 9 am - 2:30 pm

Lunch: Noon

The Day includes: Continental Breakfast, Mass, Program, and Lunch

 

To Register for the Day of Reflection, click HERE:

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March 21, 2019-Evening of Reflection

 

Registration is $40 and includes:

Light Supper: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Program: 6:30 pm - 9 pm

The Evening includes: Light Supper and Program

 

To Register for the Evening of Reflection, click HERE

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Book that inspired Fr. Jim's Reflection, “The Return of the Prodigal Son" by Henri Nouwen will be available in our Gift Shop, purchase and prior reading are not required.

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Guided Meditation

March 26, 2019

Pathway to prayer

Join us for an evening of quiet and peacefilled meditation in our chapel. We will be listening to Fr. Jim Farrell's "Pathways to Prayer" Vol. 1 CD.

If you've never experienced a guided meditation, this is the perfect time to give it a try! All you have to do is sit, listen and be open to the experience.

There is no registration necessary and there is no charge for this event. Goodwill donations will always be welcomed.

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

Walking with Mary to the Cross

A Lenten weekend led by Fr. Jim Farrell

March 29-31, 2019Fr. Jim Farrell

Come to Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House for a weekend of peace and prayer! Take time to reflect on Mary’s relationship with Jesus. Discover your own way to the cross and enter more deeply into Jesus’s experience.

Registration: $200/ Person (Private Bedroom & Shared Bathroom)

$400/ Married Couple (Private Bedroom Private Bathroom)

To register click HERE:

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lenten movie series

Join us for an evening of faith and film! We will offer three different evenings, three different movies and three different presenters to explore the Lenten themes found within each movie. Each evening will include a light supper, the movie, followed by a discussion after the movie.

Thursday, March 28th: "I'll Push You" Led by Teresa Venatta

To Register for this program, click HERE:

Thursday, April 4th: "Collateral Beauty" Led by Cheryl McSweeney

To Register for this program, click HERE:

Thursday, April 11th: "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life" Led by Fr. Keith Hosey

To Register for this program, click HERE:

 

To register for all three evenings, click HERE:

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Leave the Light on

an opportunity for reconciliation

April 8, 2019

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We will have a variety of confessors available to hear confessions throughout the day, no appointment needed.

Please call 317-545-7681 for more information

Time: 9 am - 7 pm

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Guided Meditation

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Join us for an evening of quiet and peacefilled meditation in our chapel. We will be listening to Fr. Jim Farrell's "Pathways to Prayer" Vol. 2 CD.

If you've never experienced a guided meditation, this is the perfect time to give it a try! All you have to do is sit, listen and be open to the experience.

There is no registration necessary and there is no charge for this event. Goodwill donations are always welcomed.

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

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Divine wine and art with heart

Wednesday, April 10th

An interactive Lenten meditation with art. Hayley Mosson is leading a guided painting program which will include wine and painting tied into a creative prayful experience to lead us closer to God, our Creator. Hayley will help us see art as a form of prayer.

Divine Wine and Art with Heart

Full Series includes Spring, Summer, and Fall dates

  • Lent: Wednesday April 10, 2019
  • Summer: Thursday, August 1, 2019
  • Fall: Thursday September, 12, 2019

Registration of only $45/person includes program, wine, snacks, and all painting supplies.

*There will be limit of 20 people, so register early!

Registration: 5:30 pm
Time: 6 - 9 pm

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Stations of the Cross

an outdoor or indoor experience (weather permitting)

April 14, 2019

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Outside at 3 pm:

Fr. Keith Hosey will lead us through the trails in our woods to pray the stations using "The Way of the Cross". Please wear appropriate clothing to be outside on the trails. We will gather in the chapel to start. We expect this to end by 3:45 pm at the latest.

Inside at 4 pm:

Join us in our intimate chapel to experience the stations in a new and different way. We will have high school students from local Catholic schools here to lead the stations as we discover each step with music. We expect this to end by 5:15 pm at the latest

No registration is necessary and there is no cost for either of these events. Goodwill donations are always welcomed.

Please call 317-545-7681 for more information

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WE ASK FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House offers many programs and opens her doors to all who want to rest in God and be renewed in the Spirit. We ask for your prayer support, that we may continue to be a quiet and sacred place for all seekers; for your financial support, that we may continue to maintain our beautiful grounds and places for solitude and prayer; and for your volunteer support without which we could not operate and maintain our facilities, serve large groups of guests, and help facilitate our programs. Please pray about how God may be calling you to support Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House.

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Marriage Preparation: Fatima hosts the Tobit Marriage Preparation program. Details can be found by visiting our Tobit program page.

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The Grotto: Bookstore and Gift Shop

New inventory is here! We offer a great new selection of gift cards, books, music CD's, sacramental gifts, gifts for the home and much more. Come and see what is available any time our office is open, most days from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm and often until 6:30 pm. Call us to confirm hours. (317) 545-7681.

The gift shop is a wonderful place to keep in mind as you are shopping for the sacramental moments in life! We have truly unique and special items for First Holy Communion, Weddings, Confirmation, Ordination, and much more! We offer a wonderful variety of books, music CD's and beautiful rosaries, medals, statues, and other gifts for that special person in your life.

We accept cash and checks as well as VISA, MasterCard & Discover. Gift cards are now available! Purchase a gift card in any dollar amount good toward any bookstore/gift shop purchase.

 

Don't Miss Out

Fr. Jim Farrell's Pathways to Prayer Guided Meditation CD's. Click here to find out how all 4 volumes of these CD's can enhance your own prayer life or to share the gift of prayer with others in a unique way. They make a wonderful resource for a parish library as well as a thoughtful gift at any time!

Opportunities for silent reflection and conversation with God! To learn about the one day each month we provide for silent self-guided days as well as opportunities for silent directed retreats, Visit our silent retreats page. Spiritual Direction is available upon request for an additional suggested donation.

Mission Statement

 

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Retreat House welcomes people of all faiths to come away and rest in God. We offer hospitality, a peaceful setting with a supportive environment for reflection, and programs for spiritual renewal.

 

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