November 12, 2010

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The Coming Week

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-December 5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Library Gallery, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Mixed media exhibit, ceramics by David Rodenberg and still-life paintings by Michael Bartholomew. Information: 800-987-7311 or

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.

Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis. Theater department, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Fri., 7 p.m., Sat., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., $5 adults, $2 for Roncalli students and children 14 years old or younger. Information: 317-787-8277.

Oldenburg Academy, 1 Twister Circle, Oldenburg. Drama Club, Cinderella, 7 p.m., $7 adults, $5 students and children. 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, $20 per person for walk-in registration, includes lunch. 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

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.

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Mass and reception celebrating parish history, 10 a.m. Information: 317-632-9349.

November 15

Iceland Skating Rink, 1701 UPS Drive, Louisville, Ky. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, junior high “Broom Ball Outing,” 6-8 p.m., $5 per youth. Information: 812-945-2000 or

November 17

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

November 18

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

November 19

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, Connie Zittnan, executive director, Mother Theodore Catholic Academies, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., online reservations only. Reservations and information:

November 20

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.

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane N.E., Bradford. “Spaghetti Supper and Bazaar,” 3:30-7:30 p.m. Information: 812-364-6646 or

Huber Plantation Hall, 19816 Huber Road, Starlight. St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, “Harvest of Abundance,” dinner, music, 6 p.m.-midnight, $40 per person. Information: 812-923-3011.

November 20-21

Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, 101 St. Anthony Drive, Mount St. Francis. New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministry, “Catholic 101” retreat, $85 per person. Information: 812-945-2000 or

November 21

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Altar Society, bazaar and chicken noodle dinner, 12:30-4 p.m., holiday crafts, white elephant booth, dinner served 12:30-3:30 p.m., St. Francis Hospital, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove. Information: 317-784-5454.

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

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Organ concert, David Jackson, organist, 3 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-357-6501.

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General Announcements

11th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service is Nov. 23 at the cathedral

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral Parish, 1347 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis will host its 11th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 23.

Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein will preside at the prayer service.

Rev. Richard Spleth, a regional minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), will present a reflection.

The service is co-sponsored by Cathedral Parish and the Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis.

Prelude music will begin at 6:30 p.m., and feature the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, the cathedral’s Laudis Cantores choir, and the choir of the Congregation Beth-El Zedeck.

Representatives of the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities in Indianapolis will be represented at the service.

A collection of money and food will be gathered during the service to assist the Interfaith Hunger Initiative and Gleaner’s Food Bank in Indianapolis.

For more information, call 317-634-4519.

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Retreats and Programs

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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