September 25, 2009

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The Coming Week

September 25-26

SS. Francis and Clare Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Parish festival, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, rides, games, music, food. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 25-27

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” rides, games, food, music, 1-6 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 26

Oscar Charleston Park, 3130 E. 30th St., Indianapolis. St. Vincent de Paul Society, “Friends of the Poor, Walk A Mile In My Shoes,” 2 p.m. Information: 317-924-5769, ext. 138, or

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. “Fall Festival,” food, music, 2-10 p.m. Information: 317-638-5551.

Indiana State Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau Insurance Celebration Park, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. Life Centers “Walk and Run for Life” to help women in unplanned pregnancies and protect the lives of the unborn, 1 mile walk, 5K run, suggested donation, $25, 8 a.m. Information:

317-280-2635 or

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “Taste of St. Rita,” 6 p.m.-10 p.m., food, silent auction, $30 per person. Information: 317-632-9349.

St. Francis Hospital, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. Prostate cancer screenings, 9 a.m.-noon, no charge, pre-registration required. Information: 317-782-4422.

September 27

Holy Cross Church, 125 N. Oriental St., Indianapolis. Substance Addiction Ministry (SAM) Mass and reception, 4 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 333, or

Holy Angels Parish, 740 W. 28th St., Indianapolis. “Parish Revival,” 6-8 p.m. Information: 317-926-3324.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelbyville. Open house, 3-5 p.m. Information: 317-392-3879 or

St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Parish festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., shooting match, quilts, games, food. Information: 812-836-2481.

Holy Family Parish, 950 E. Church Ave., Jasper, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). Parish picnic, chicken and roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games, 10:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-634-9232.

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 28

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. “Scripture Study,” Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 812-923-8817.

September 29

Providence Cristo Rey High School, 75 N. Belleview Place, Indianapolis. Information session, 6 p.m. Information: 317-860-1000, ext. 120, or

October 1

Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis. Arc of Indiana, “Our Voice, Our Vision, Our Future,” all day. Information:

October 2

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei meeting, Mass, 6:30 a.m., Mass, breakfast and program at Priori Hall, $20 per person. Information: 317-435-3447 or e-mail

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive E., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Indiana, Praise, worship, Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information:

October 2-4

Abbey Press Outlet Store, State Road 545, St. Meinrad. Tent sale, Fri. and Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or

October 3

Holy Trinity Parish, Bockhold Hall, 902 Holmes Ave., Indianapolis. “Parish Partners” second annual neighborhood clean-up day, Holy Trinity, St. Anthony and St. Barnabas parishioners, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., breakfast and lunch provided. Information: 317-354-6103 or 317-631-3019.

St. Francis Hospital and Health Center, 1201 Albany St., Beech Grove. 24th annual “Walk to Remember” for parents who have experienced infant loss, 11 a.m. Information: 317-865-5199.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. “Oktoberfest,” polka Mass and parish festival, Mass, 5 p.m., German dinner, 6-7:30 p.m., games, 6-9 p.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

CYO Camp, 2230 N. Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Brown County hill challenge bike ride, various start times, $25 per person for the ride, $18 per person for cabin camping. Information: 812-988-5522 or

Our Lady of Providence Parish, Hwy. 50, Brownstown. 75th Parish Anniversary Celebration, Mass, 1 p.m., meal following Mass. Information: 812-522-5304 or

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Concert series, Everett Greene, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 812-379-9353.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. “Tent Event,” chicken dinner, children’s activities, entertainment, 2 p.m.-midnight. Information: 812-944-1184 or

October 4

St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle. Fourth annual Putnam County Life Chain, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Information: 765-653-7789.

Cathedral High School, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Theater department play, The Jungle Book, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., $5 per person. Information:

Saint Meinrad Archabbey and School of Theology, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Monte Cassino pilgrimage, “Mary, the Image of Our Hope,” Benedictine Archabbot Justin DuVall, presenter, 2 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Parish festival, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, booths, games. Information: 812-934-3013.

October 10

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. “Leading Like Jesus Encounter,” Owen Phelps, Ph.D., presenter, $25 per person includes lunch, registration deadline Oct. 1. Information: 317-357-8352, ext. 30, or

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General Announcements

Author Matthew Kelly to speak on Oct. 5 at St. Joan of Arc Church

Catholic author Matthew Kelly will speak at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 N. Central Ave., in Indianapolis.

His presentation on “Building Better Families” is based on his book of the same title.

Kelly’s program is sponsored by the Indianapolis North Deanery parishes.

For more information about Kelly’s Oct. 5 appearance in Indianapolis, call 317-283-5508.

For information on Matthew Kelly, log on to or call 513-221-7700.


Concert to celebrate parish centennial, benefit school

A benefit concert and gala dinner to celebrate the centennial of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish in Indianapolis and raise funds for Lumen Christi School, located at Holy Rosary Parish, will begin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Basile Opera Center, 4011 N. Pennsylvania St., in Indianapolis.

The black tie optional concert will feature Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter Father Michael Magiera, Holy Rosary’s associate pastor, who was a professional opera singer in Germany and Switzerland before being ordained to the priesthood.

Father Magiera and Ann Margaret Lewis, a Holy Rosary parishioner and professional vocalist, will sing a selection of sacred and secular music during the concert.

A 6 p.m. reception will precede the concert. Seating is limited. Tickets for the dinner and concert are $50.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call 317-632-3174 or send an e-mail to

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Retreats and Programs

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 3

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Retreat, “Seeing God through the Eyes of Jesus,” Franciscan Sister Patty Campbell, presenter. Information: 812-933-6437 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

October 11

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee talk, “The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary,” Franciscan Sister Kathleen Mulso, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $10 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

October 12

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Men’s Night at the ‘Burg,” Franciscan Father Carl Hawver, presenter. Information: 812-933-6437 or

October 13

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Morning for Moms,” Father Jim Farrell, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $30 per person includes child care, continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Christian Leaders and Leadership Lecture series, Army Col. Todd Townsend, commander of Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, presenter, 7 p.m. Information: 317-783-1779 or

October 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Living a Spirituality of Hope,” Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $15 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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