November 13, 2009

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The Coming Week

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. Information: 317-872-6420.

November 14

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. High school placement test, 8 a.m.-11:15 a.m., $10 fee, bring two #2 pencils, no pre-registration required, arrive 7:45 a.m., parent information meeting, 10-11 a.m. Information: 317-787-8277, ext. 234, or

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

St. Maurice Parish, 8874 N. Harrison St., Napoleon. “Fall Smorgasbord,” 4:30-7 p.m., $8 adults, $3 children 7-12 years, $1.50 children 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.

St. Joseph Parish, 1875 S. County Road 700 West, North Vernon. Craft bazaar, booths, lunch, country store, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 812-346-8685 or

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

Athenaeum, Ballroom, 401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis. St. Mary Parish, art auction, preview, 4-5 p.m., auction, 5 p.m., $10 per person, $20 per couple. Information: 317-637-3983.

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Pro-life breakfast, wholehog sausage and pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.-noon, free-will offering to benefit seventh- and eighth-grade pro-life trip to March for Life in Washington.

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

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.

Nov. 16-Dec. 21

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. “Divorce and Beyond” Program, 7-9 p.m., $30 for materials. Information: 317-236-1586 or

November 17

Beach Grove Meadows, 130 Albany Way, Beech Grove. Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation and St. Francis Hospital support group for persons with a blood cancer, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: 317-726-2275, ext. 200.

November 18

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

Vito’s on Penn, 21 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Theology on Tap, “A Promise to Keep” chastity program, Margaret Hendricks, presenter, 7 p.m. Information:

St. Francis Heart Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. “Healthy Meals on a Budget,” 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-782-4422.

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.

November 19

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

Cathedral High School, 5225 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Open house for students in grades 5-8, Mass, 5 p.m., open house, 5:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-968-7370.

St. Francis Hospital, Joint and Spine Center, 1600 Albany St., Beech Grove. Hip and knee education seminar, 6 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-782-4422 or

St. Francis Heart Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis. “10 Tips for Health,” 6:30 p.m. Information: 317-782-4422.

November 20

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Super Bowl 2012 Community Legacy Initiatives,” Allison Melangton, president of 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee, speaker, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only by Sept. 16. Reservations and information:

November 20-21

Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Drama Club play, “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m., $7 per adult, $5 per student. Information: 812-934-4440 or

November 21

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

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. St. Philip Neri School, “Philipfest 2009,” silent and live auction, games, 6 p.m., $30 per person includes food. Information: 317-631-8746 or

Huber Winery and Vineyards, Plantation Hall, 19816 Huber Road, Starlight. St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish Night Out, “Harvest of Abundance,” 6 p.m.-midnight, $40 per person. Reservations: 812-923-3011.

St. Margaret Mary Parish, 2405 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute. Craft fair, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., crafts, baked goods, homemade noodles. Information: 812-232-3512.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. American Guild of Organists concert, 3 p.m. Information: 800-682-0988 or

November 22

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Altar Society, annual bazaar and chicken noodle dinner, 12:30-4 p.m., dinner served 12:30-3:30 p.m., Santa Claus arrives, 2 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454, ext. 2.

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General Announcements

Healing Hidden Hurts to celebrate 10th anniversary at Mass on Nov. 15

Healing Hidden Hurts, a post-abortion reconciliation ministry founded by St. Anthony parishioner Debbie Miller of Indianapolis, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 at St. Anthony Church, 379 N. Warman Ave., in Indianapolis.

Father John McCaslin, the pastor of St. Anthony Parish and administrator of Holy Trinity Parish in Indianapolis, will be the main celebrant.

A collection during the Mass will benefit the ministry, which has helped

post-abortive women and brought the good news of God’s mercy to thousands of people during the past decade.

A reception at the St. Anthony School cafeteria will follow the Mass.

For more information about the Mass or the ministry, call Debbie Miller at 317-297-7578 or 800-827-1617. All calls are confidential.

The date of the anniversary Mass was incorrectly listed in a previous issue.

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Retreats and Programs

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

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Christmas in the Potter’s Shop–A Family Affair,” Franciscan Sister Ann Vonder Muelen, presenter, 9 a.m.-noon, $25 adults, $10 children. Information: 812-933-6436 or

November 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Come Away and Rest Awhile,” non-guided, silent reflection day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 per person includes breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

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