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Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception

of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mass at 4:00 p.m.

Friday, December 8th

Fr. Jim Farrell, presiding

All are welcome!!



Meditation and prayer find encouragement; resting in God and being renewed in the Spirit are the instruments of the peace we offer. 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.


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. Join us for one of our retreats or programs, host your own retreat here, or come for a day of silence or private retreat. Experience the comfort and Christian hospitality that is Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House!









Shop Our Bookstore

and Gift Shop for Christmas!!!



Books, gifts, cards, treasures and more!!

All proceeds benefit Fatima Retreat minstry.






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We appreciate your prayerful consideration of supporting the ministry of Fatima.








Work is nearly completed in our efforts to restore our woods and trails. The trails are open, however we have a bit of work left to be done to control efurther erosion. Through the help of our many generous donors and supporters, the assistance of the Archdiocese, and a grant by the James P. Scott Captial Endowment Fund we have raised enough funds to complete the project! Not only that, we have been blessed by the hard work of many volunteers to help clear the woods after the trees were professionally felled. We expect the trails to be open soon, but work will need to continue to beautify the trails.

As work continues on the trails, if you would still like to help us to restore the natural beauty of the trails on the grounds of Fatima, no gift is too small and we appreciate every gift. Thank you in advance for your generosity and faithful stewardship of God's gift of natural beauty at Fatima!

To donate to our Restore The Trails Fund, click here.


Be still and know...

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

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





My soul in stillness waits...truly our hope in in you! Take a deeper look into the state of active waiting this Advent!

Monday, December 11, 2017

for this program to go deeper into your Advent journey.

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TO REGISTER, click here or call Dustin Nelson at 317-545-7681


My soul in stillness waits...go deeper into the state of active waiting this Advent!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 through December 22, 2017

Come for one day or all days, stay overight to make an Advent personal retreat.

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TO REGISTER, click here or call Dustin Nelson at 317-545-7681




Sacrament of Reconciliation offered all day...

Wednesday, December 20, 20177

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fr. Jeff Godecker and Fr. Keith Hosey

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January 5-7, 2018

For more information and to check for other dates

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TO REGISTER, click here or call Dustin Nelson at 317-545-7681





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.





Marriage Preparation: Fatima hosts both the Tobit and the Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation programs. Details can be found by visiting our full calendar of events.


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.



Don't Forget our 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 not only for personal gifts and gifts for the home but also 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!


    Sign up for Fr. Jeff Godecker's DAILY Reflections via e-mail Join over 425 participants in this daily ministry. Take a moment each day to stop, reflect and pray.

    A gift card from our bookstore and gift shop or a retreat certificate makes a great gift any time of the year! Gift cards can be purchased in any dollar amount and used toward any gift shop purchase. Retreat certificates are available for various retreats and programs sponsored by Our Lady of Fatima! Stop in any time the office is open to make your purchase. Visit our gift shop for graduations and wedding gifts or last minute purchases for the special people in your life. We are open most weekdays and this coming weekend! Call ahead for store hours.


    Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House news and information by e-mail. By clicking here you can sign up for monthly updates on what is happening at Fatima. Don't miss out!


    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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