November 5, 2010

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The Coming Week

November 5

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei meeting, 6:30 a.m. Mass, breakfast and program in Priori Hall, “End-of-Life Issues and Decisions: A Catholic Viewpoint,” Dr. Hans Geisler, presenter, $15 members, $20 non-members. Information: 317-435-3447 or e-mail

November 5-7

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 “I” St., Bedford. “Theology of the Body” workshop, Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. 6-9 p.m., Father Rick Nagel and Monica Ashour, presenters, free-will offering, $15 meal charge for Sat. Information: 812-275-6539, ext. 225, or

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Gregory Hall, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Readers Theater, Richard II, Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., no charge. Information: 800-682-0988 or

November 6

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral Parish, “Trivia Challenge,” teams of eight must be 21 years of age to attend; $25 per person includes food and beverages, 7-11 p.m. Information: 317-634-4519.

St. Malachy Parish, Noll Hall, 326 N. Green St., Brownsburg. “Christmas Bazaar,” crafts, baskets, quilts, chicken noodle dinner, refreshments, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-858-8372 or

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. “Arts and Crafts Fair,” barbecue, music, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-787-8246.

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. St. Philip Neri Parish, “Philipfest,” games, food, 6-10 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-631-8746 or 317-514-3327.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Parish, 1401 N. Bosart Ave., Indianapolis. “All-Class Reunion,” school tours, 4:15 p.m., Mass, 5 p.m., dinner following Mass at Marriott East Hotel, reservations required. Information: 317-357-8352 or

SS. Francis and Clare Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. “Families Under Construction” workshop, Lori Borgman, columnist, speaker, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $10 per person, $15 per married or engaged couple, includes lunch, child care available. Information: 317-859-4673 or

St. Martin of Tours Parish, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. 27th annual “Holiday Bazaar,” crafts, Christmas cookies by the pound, bake shop, food, chili for carryout, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 765-342-4504.

November 7

St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Fourth annual “All-Girls’ Catholic High School Mass and Brunch,” 10:30 a.m., brunch following Mass at the Rathskellar, $20 per person, reservations due Oct. 24. Information: 317-359-5800.

Cardinal Ritter High School, 3360 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Open house, 1-3 p.m. Information: 317-924-4333 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 Marian Way, 1 p.m., Father Elmer Burwinkel, celebrant. Information: 812-689-3551.

November 9

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, Mass, 11 a.m., dedication of memorial following Mass, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-885-5098 or

St. Charles Borromeo School, 2224 E. Third St., Bloomington. Open house, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-336-5853 or

St. Theodore Guérin High School, Media Center, 15300 Gray Road, Noblesville, Ind. Teens for Life, forum and pizza party, 6:30-8:30 p.m., reservations required. Reservations:

November 11

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

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

St. Lawrence School, 6950 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Open house, 5-7 p.m. Information: 317-543-4923.

November 12

Marian University, Hackelmeier Memorial Library, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies, speaker series, “Personal Insights on International Diplomacy,” Dr. Madeleine Albright, presenter, noon, free admission. Registration required. Reservations:

St. Pius X Parish, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis. “Are You Being Fed Spiritually?” Jeff Cavins, presenter, 7-9 p.m., no charge. Information: 317-257-1085.

November 12-13

St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. “Christmas Bazaar,” gift items, lunch, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 317-872-6420.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Drama Club, Cinderella, 7 p.m., adults $7, student/child $5. Information: 812-934-4440.

November 13

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. Dr. Ray Guarendi, radio host for EWTN program “The Doctor Is In,” speaker, Mass and program, 8:30 a.m.-noon, lunch, $15 per person includes lunch, reservations required by Nov. 8. Information: 317-225-8902 or

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

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. 11th annual “Royal Extravaganza,” 6 p.m., $75 per person. Information: 317-826-6000.

St. Jude Parish, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. “Be a Match for Katie’s Hope,” bone marrow registration drive, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Information: 317-783-7119.

Woodstock Country Club, 1301 W. 38th St., Indianapolis. Little Sisters of the Poor, “Harvest Celebration,” 6:30 p.m., $175 per person or $350 per couple, benefits Little Sisters’ ministry to elderly poor at St. Augustine Home for the Aged. Information: 317-872-6420.

St. Maurice Parish, 8874 N. Harrison St., Napoleon. Smorgasbord dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., $8 adults, $3 children 7-12 years old. Information: 812-852-4394 or

Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. “Grape Arbor Dance,” 6-11 p.m., $7 per person or $10 includes dinner. Information: 317-632-0619 or

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman. Missionaries of Christ, “Practical Training in Evangelization,” 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $40 per person, $7 lunch if pre-registered by Nov. 3. Information: 812-623-8007 or

November 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Carmelite Secular Order, meeting, noon-4 p.m. Information: 317-259-4936 or

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General Announcements

Young Adult and College Campus Ministry to sponsor pilgrimage

The archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry is sponsoring a pilgrimage on Jan. 21-24.

It will include participation in a Jan. 21-23 national conference of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) in Baltimore.

On Jan. 24, the young adult and college students on the pilgrimage will participate in the National March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Pilgrims will travel to Baltimore then return to Indianapolis on chartered flights.

The cost of the pilgrimage is $219 for students and $299 for non-students. Reservations must be made by Dec. 17.

To register for the pilgrimage, log on to Pilgrims will also need to register for the FOCUS conference at

For more information, send an e-mail to


Registrations due for ‘Race for Vocations’ and ‘Mini-Marathon’

The 2011 “Race for Vocations” as part of the “OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and 5K” is scheduled on May 7, and registrations for both the “Mini-Marathon” and 5K races are now open.

Runners from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Diocese of Lafayette and Diocese of Evansville will participate again this year to promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

The archdiocesan Young Adult and College Campus Ministry is coordinating the “Race for Vocations” team again this year.

To participate in the “Race for Vocations,” runners must register with both the “OneAmerica 500 Festival

Mini-Marathon and 5K” and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis “Race for Vocations” by logging on to the and websites.

Registrations for the Mini-Marathon usually close by mid-November.

For more information about the “Race for Vocations,” contact Courtney Mitchell at the Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations by e-mail at

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Retreats and Programs

November 8

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 continental breakfast and lunch. Information: 317-545-7681 or

November 12-14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Marriage Retreat,” Father Clem Davis and retreat team, facilitators, $280 per couple. Information: 317-788-7581 or

Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center, 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington. “St. Faustina and Divine Mercy Retreat,” Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, presenters. Information: 812-825-4642, ext. 200, or

November 13

Kordes Retreat Center, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). “Saturday Morning at the Dome–Art and Soul: Art As a Prayer Form,” 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-367-1411 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Understanding Birth Order,” Franciscan Sister Sharonlu Sheridan, presenter, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

November 14

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. “Coffee Talk–Praying the Catholic Social Justice Principles,” Franciscan Sister Marge Wissman, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

November 16

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. “Catholic Identity and Doctrine–Catholic Belief in the Last Things,” Session 4 of four programs, Benedictine Father Matthias Newman, presenter, 6:30-9 p.m., $25 per person includes dinner and presentation. Information: 317-788-7581 or

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