November 6, 2009

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The Coming Week

November 6

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei, Daniel Elsener, President, Marian University, presenter, Mass, 6:30 a.m., Mass, breakfast and program at Priori Hall, $15 members, $20 non-members. Information: 317-435-3447 or e-mail

St. Pius X Church, 7200 Sarto Dr., Indianapolis. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Indiana, “Praise and Worship,” Mass, 7:30 p.m. Information:

November 7

St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Pro-family retreat, Father Denis Wilde, Priests for Life, presenter, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., $5 per person, $10 per family, one rosary for religious orders, babysitting available for children no longer in diapers, 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Reservations: 317-225-8902 or 317-926-4118.

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral Parish, Trivia Challenge, “If you know it, show it,” 7 p.m., $25 per person, $200 per team. Information: 317-634-4519 or

St. Malachy Parish, 326 N. Green St., Brownsburg. Christmas bazaar and craft sale, holiday items, scrapbooking items, candy, jewelry, etc., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-892-4494 or

St. Martin of Tours Parish, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. 26th Annual holiday bazaar, crafts, cookies by the pound, bake shop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 765-4504.

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, choir room, 100 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. International adoption informational seminar, free, 10-11:30 a.m. Information: 888-797-9900 or

November 7-8

St. John the Baptist Parish, 25743 State Road 1, Dover. Craft show and soup lunch, Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. craft show and chicken dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 812-576-4302.

November 8

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.

November 8-11

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1752 Scheller Ln. New Albany. Parish mission, 7-8:30 p.m., childcare available by reservation. Information: 812-944-1184 or

November 10

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 1 p.m., meeting. Information: 317-885-5098.

St. Francis Plainfield Health Center, 315 Dan Jones Road, Plainfield. Get the facts about HPV for mothers and daughters, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-782-4422 or

St. Francis Heart Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. “Healthy holiday cooking tips,” 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-782-4422.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Pro-life Mass, 7 p.m., discussion on pro-life matters following Mass. Information: 812-623-8007.

November 11

Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School, 3360 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Veterans Day Mass, 8:30 a.m. Information: 317-927-7825.

St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council 5290, 4332 German Church Road, Indianapolis. Veterans Day display, symbolic tombstone for all those from Indiana that have died while serving their country during the war in Iraq, Afghanistan or during attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Information: 317-894-9532.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 9001 N. Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Veterans Day Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or

Calvary Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. Veterans Day Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 317-784-4439.

November 12

Cathedral High School, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, “Business After Hours,” 5:30-7:30 p.m., members $10 per person, $15 non-members, no walk-ins. Reservations and information:

St. Francis Heart Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. “Creative Cuisine,” 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-782-4422.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 14598 Oakridge Road, Carmel (Diocese of Lafayette). Catholic Professional Business Club breakfast meeting, Mass, 6:30 a.m., “We Are Our Brother’s (and Sister’s) Keeper,” David Siler, LCSW, Executive Director, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, presenter, $15 members, $25 non-members. Registration: 317-590-0634 or

November 13

St. Francis Hospital, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. Couple to Couple League, Natural Family Planning (NFP) class, 7-9 p.m. Information: 317-462-2246.

November 13-14

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. St. Augustine Guild Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

November 14

St. Roch Parish, Family Center, 3603 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Single Seniors, meeting, 1 p.m., age 50 and over. Information: 317-784-4207.

St. John the Apostle Parish, 4607 W. State Road 46, Bloomington. Craft show, homemade crafts, bake sale, lunch, visit with Santa, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-876-6651 or

St. Maurice Parish, 8874 N. Harrison St., Napoleon. Fall smorgasbord, 4:30-7 p.m., $8 adults, $3 children 7-12 years, $1.50 3-6 years. Information: 812-852-4394.

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs School, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs. Shopping Extravaganza, concessions, entertainment, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 812-948-7899.

November 14-15

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Computer Collection Recycling Drive, Sat. 1-5:30 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 317-846-2722 or

November 15

St. Anthony Church, 379 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. Healing Hidden Hurts ministry, 10th Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving, 2 p.m., reception following Mass. Information: 317-297-7578.

Richmond Catholic Community, 701 N. “A” St., Richmond. Charismatic prayer group, 7 p.m. Information:

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General Announcements

Last session in ‘Catholic Identity and Doctrine’ series set for Nov. 17

Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom will give a presentation titled “Exploring the Covenant in Scripture,” beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave. in Beech Grove.

The presentation is the last in the Benedict Inn’s “Catholic Identity and Doctrine Series.”

Sister Susan is a member of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove and teaches religion classes at Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis.

Registration for the session that will conclude at 9 p.m. is $25 and includes a boxed supper.

To register for this session, call the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center at 317-788-7581 or send an e-mail to

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Retreats and Programs

November 7

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Refresh Your Spirits with a Day of Prayer and Gratitude,” Franciscan Sisters Kathleen Mulso and Alaoque Burger, presenters, 9-11:30 a.m., $15 per person. Information: 812-933-6436 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Family Christmas–Making Nature Ornaments,” Franciscan Sister Cleopha Werner, instructor, $15 per person includes materials, 2-5 p.m. Information: 812-933-6436 or

November 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–The Spiritual Wisdom of St. Teresa of Avila for Daily Living,” Carmelite Sister Jean Alice McGoff, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon. Information: 812-933-6436 or

November 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Men’s Night at the ’Burg,” Franciscan Father Carl Hawver, presenter. Information: 812-933-6436 or

November 10

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Food and Faith Series–Cookies and Crèches,” Franciscan Sister Miriam Kaeser, presenter, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 812-933-6436 or

November 16

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Day of Reflection on the Psalms,” Father William Munshower, presenter, 8:30 a.m-2:30 p.m., $35 per person includes breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

November 17

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Catholic Identity and Doctrine 2009–Exploring the Covenant in Scripture,” Benedictine Sister Susan Marie Lindstrom, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 includes dinner. Information: 317-788-7581 or

November 20-22

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Retreat for priests, “O Antiphon Retreat,” Benedictine Father Columba Kelly, presenter. Information: 800-581-6905 or

November 21

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Surrounding Your Day with Prayer,” Franciscan Father Bill Farris, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Mass, 11:15 a.m., $35 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6436 or

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