September 11, 2009

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September 11

St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Blue Mass honoring firefighters, police officers and EMT’s, noon. Information: 317-637-3983.

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Indiana, praise, worship and Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-592-1992, or

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. Parents’ organization, spaghetti dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., $6 per person or $20 per family. Information: 317-787-8277.

St. Anne Parish, 5267 N. Hamburg Road, Oldenburg. Turkey supper, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-5854.

September 11-12

St. Joseph Parish, 1375 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Parish festival, food, rides, games, Thurs. and Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m. Information: 317-244-9902.

September 11-13

St. Mary Cathedral, 1207 Columbia St., Lafayette, Ind. (Diocese of Lafayette). 2009 Frassati Society Conference, “Building a Culture of Life and Light.” Information: 317-663-4032 or

September 12

Pan Am Plaza, 201 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. St. John the Evangelist Parish, Scripture workshop, “The Bible in Context,” Franciscan Father William Burton, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., $30 per person, registration deadline Sept. 7. Information: 317-783-4405 or

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. 19th annual French Market, noon-10 p.m., food, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, children’s activities. Information: 317-283-5508.

Marian Inc., 1011 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis. Holy Cross Parish, “Feast of the Holy Cross,” dinner, dance and silent auction, 6-11 p.m., $50 per person. Information: 317-637-2620.

St. Anne Parish, 102 N. 19th St., New Castle. “Fall Bazaar,” 8 a.m.-2 p.m., crafts, bookstore, rummage sale, stained-glass and slate souvenirs from former church. Information: 765-529-0933.

Geneva Hills Golf Club, 13446 Geneva Hills Road, Clinton. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, “Alumnae Club Scholarship Golf Scramble,” $65 per person includes lunch, green fees and cart. Information: 812-239-3050.

September 12-13

St. Philip Neri Parish, 550 N. Rural St., Indianapolis. “Fall Dinner Theater,” buffet dinner and “Queen of Bingo” play, Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 317-631-8746.

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. “Fall Fest,” Sat., grilled smoked pork chop supper, Sun., pan-fried chicken dinner, Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

St. Mary Parish, 302 E. McKee St., Greensburg. Parish picnic, Sat., 5:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m., games, entertainment, food. Information: 812-663-8427.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. “Fall Festival,” Sat. noon-11 p.m., hog roast, music, dance, Sun. 7 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken dinner. Information: 765-932-2588.

September 13

St. Anthony Parish, 349 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. Euchre party, 1:30 p.m., $4 per person.

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. “Harvest Chicken Dinner,” quilts, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Pius V Parish, Highway 66, Troy. “Fall Festival,” 11 a.m.-5 p.m., dinners, games. Information: 812-547-7994.

Immaculate Conception Parish, 2081 E. County Road 820 S., Millhousen. School reunion, Mass, noon, dinner, 1-4 p.m. Information: 812-663-6988 or

MKVS, Divine Mercy and Glorious Cross Center, Rexville, located on 925 South, .8 mile east of 421 South and 12 miles south of Versailles. Mass, noon, on third Sunday holy hour and pitch-in, groups of 10 pray the new Marian Way, 1 p.m., Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant. Information: 812-689-3551.

September 14

Buckhead Mountain Grill, 707 W. Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, Theology on Tap, “The Good Life,” Jeff Jenkins, presenter, 6:30 p.m. Information: 812-945-2000.

September 15

Beech Grove Meadows, 130 Albany Way, Beech Grove. St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers and Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation unit, support group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-726-2275, ext. 200.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey and School of Theology, Newman Conference Center, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Dolle Lecture, “Liturgical Arts: A Sign of the Times,” 7:30 p.m., no charge. Information: 800-682-0988 or

September 16

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-784-4439.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Healing service, confession, eucharistic procession, praise and worship, laying on of hands, 6 p.m. Information: 812-623-8007.

September 17

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

September 18

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Putting Children First,” Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, speaker, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only by Sept. 16. Reservations and information:

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. “A Young People’s Latin Course” for students in fifth grade through eighth grade, 4:15-5:15 p.m., $75 per student per semester plus book purchases. Information: 317-408-1282.

Twin Bridges Golf Course, 1001 Cartersburg Road, Danville. St. Christopher School, sixth annual “Golf Outing,” 10:30 a.m. shotgun start, $80 per person includes golf, cart and meal. Information: 317-241-6314, ext. 160, or

September 18-19

St. Malachy Parish, 326 N. Green St., Brownsburg. “Country Fair and Hog Roast,” 4 p.m.-11 p.m., food, booths, rides. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Thomas More Parish, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. “Apple Fest,” hog roast dinner, crafts, rides, Fri. 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Information: 317-831-4142.

September 19

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, Pro-Life Mass, Father Varghese Maliakkal, celebrant,

8:30 a.m., followed by rosary outside abortion clinic and Benediction at church. Information: Archdiocesan Office for Pro-Life Ministry, 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

Theology on Tap, “Bishop’s Bash,” Mass, cookout. Information and registration:

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. “Angels from the Heart Day,” volunteer work projects in neighborhood, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-638-5551.

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” food, games, music, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065.

Holy Cross Parish, 12239 State Road 62, St. Croix. Rummage sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-843-5701.

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Missionary Servants of the Gospel of Life program, 1-4 p.m., guests welcome, eucharistic holy hour, 3-4 p.m., Priori Hall. Information: 317-236-1569 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1569.

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General Announcements

Sisters of Providence to sponsor golf fundraiser on Sept. 18

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will sponsor their seventh annual Hole-y-One Golf Scramble on Sept. 18 at Hulman Links Golf Course near Terre Haute.

Hulman Links is the top rated municipal golf course in Indiana.

The cost is $300 per foursome or $75 per person, which includes green fees, cart, lunch and beverages throughout the tournament.

Proceeds from the golf fundraiser will help support the Congregation’s ministries and sponsored institutions.

Morning and afternoon tee times are available. Morning registration is at 7:30 a.m. with the welcome, blessing and start time at 8:30 a.m. The afternoon round begins at 1 p.m. with a welcome and blessing. Awards will be presented at about 6 p.m.

Lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the clubhouse area.

For more information or to register for the golf tournament, call 812-535-2802 or send an e-mail to


‘40 Days for Life’ prayer rally is Sept. 20 in Indianapolis

Shawn Carney, co-founder of the national “40 Days for Life: Praying for an End to Abortion” campaign, is the keynote speaker for the opening prayer rally in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on Sept. 20 at the St. Augustine Home for the Aged Chapel, 2345 W. 86th St., in Indianapolis.

Carney, who is from College Station, Texas, also spoke at the opening prayer rally for the 2009 spring campaign in Indianapolis on Feb. 22.

The prayer service begins with a holy hour at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel. After the program, pro-life supporters will pray the rosary in front of the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, 8590 N. Georgetown Road, in Indianapolis.

This year’s “40 Days for Life” prayer campaign begins on Sept. 23 and concludes on Nov. 1.

For more information about the prayer campaign and opening rally, call 317-213-4778 or log on to the Web site at

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Retreats and Programs

September 7-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “The Image As a Window to the Spiritual: An Artist’s Six-Day Hands-on Workshop and Retreat,” Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer and Passionist Brother Michael Moran, presenters. Information: 800-581-6905 or

September 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Prayer Distractions,” Benedictine Brother Thomas Gricoski, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

September 22

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Catholic Identity and Doctrine 2009—The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass,” Benedictine Sister Mildred Wannemuehler, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or

September 25-27

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Come and See Vocation Retreat—Finding Purpose in Life.” Information: 317-787-3287, ext. 3032, or

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “Praying the Psalms,” Benedictine Father Harry Hagan, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

September 28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Evening of reflection, “Meet Me at The Shack,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, 7-9:30 p.m., $15 per person includes light dinner. Information: 317-545-7681 or

September 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Reflection, “What You Are Missing in Your Spiritual Life and How to Get It,” Father Michael McKinney, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,

$35 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

October 6-8

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Midweek retreat, “Pray Your Way to Happiness,” Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller. Information: 800-581-6905 or

October 9-11

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. “The Peaceable Pope: Blessed John XXIII,” Benedictine Father Noël Mueller, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

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