September 6, 2013

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The Coming Week

September 6

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Drive, E., Indianapolis. Young Adult and College Campus Ministry, First Friday Adoration, 6 p.m., program following adoration, Matt Faley, presenter. Information: 317-592-4067 or

September 6-8

St. Bernadette Retreat Center, 4838 E. Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. National Association of African Catholics in the United States (NAACUS) National Conference. Ages18+, $20. Ages 9-17, $10. Ages under 9, free. Questions or information: Sally Stovall, 317-727-5736 or Reservations: Christine Kateregga, 317-357-4783,, or online at

St. Mary Parish, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. Parish festival, rides, music, silent auction, dinners, Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 9 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 812-346-3604.

September 7

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. “French Market,” noon-10 p.m., French food, booths, children’s activity area, entertainment. Information: 317-283-5508.

Holy Guardian Angels Church, 405 U.S. Highway 52, Cedar Grove. First Saturday Devotional Prayer Group, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-6981.

September 7-8

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. “Fall Fest,” pulled pork Sat. 4-8 p.m., family style fried chicken dinner Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., yard sale, food, silent auction. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 8

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, music, dance, Sun. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken dinner 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Information: 765-932-2588.

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Harvest Celebration, chicken dinner, baked goods, quilt raffle, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Pius V Parish, 330 Franklin St., Troy. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., famous soup, music, yard sale, dinners, games. Information: 812-547-7994.

September 8-12

St. Charles Borromeo Church, 2224 E. 3rd St., Bloomington. Fathers of Mercy Eucharistic Mission, Mercy Father Louis Guardiola, presenter, 7 p.m. presentation, International Vatican display, confessions and adoration available. Information: 812-336-6846 or

September 10

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, meeting, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-865-0910 or

George’s Neighborhood Grill, 6935 Lake Plaza Drive, Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, “Business After Hours” meeting, 5-7 p.m., registration due Sept. 9. Information:

September 13-15

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Fall festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m.; Sat. 3-11 p.m.; Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, games, rides. Information: 317-258-1761.

Marriott Hotel, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis. Scecina class of 1963, 50-year class reunion. Information: 317-888-9080 or

September 14

St. Gabriel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. Youth Ministry craft fair and garage sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 317-291-7014.

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.

Marian Inc., 1011 E. St. Clair, Indianapolis. Feast of the Holy Cross, parish social, dinner, dancing, 6 p.m., $50 per person. Information: 317-578-4581 or 317-695-6323.

St. Anne Parish, 102 N. 19th St., New Castle. Fall Bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., crafts, bookstore, rummage sale. Information: 765-529-0933.

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival 2013, food, music, games, 6-10:30 p.m. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelbyville. Father Seger Knights of Columbus Council, annual pork chop supper, 3:30-6:30 p.m., $10 per person. Information: 317-364-2827 or

September 15

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Drive, Charlestown. Septemberfest, fried chicken dinner, quilts, games, silent auction, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 E. St. Louis Place, Batesville. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., food, raffle. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Meinrad Park and Rec Field, St. Meinrad. Fall festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., food, music. Information: 812-357-7317 or

St. Maurice Parish, 1963 N. St. John St., Greensburg. Country breakfast, benefits Father Dennis Moorman’s mission work with Maryknoll Missions, 8 a.m.-noon, free-will donation.  Information: 812-663-4754.

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

September 15-17

Holy Angels Church, 740 W. 28th St., Indianapolis. Annual revival, Sun. 6 p.m., Mon. and Tues. 7 p.m. Information: 317-926-3324.

September 16

St. Joseph Church, 312 E. High St., Corydon. Concert, Michael Russell O’Brien, presenter, 7 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-738-2742 or

September 18

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

Columbus Bar, 322 Fourth St., Columbus, Theology on Tap, “Understanding the Church’s teaching on same-sex attraction,” 6:30 p.m. socialize 7:30 p.m. presentation. Information: 812-379-9353, ext. 241 or

September 19

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

September 20

Northside Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Mass, breakfast and program, “Using Faith to Keep Sports in Perspective,” Bill Benner, sports columnist, IBJ and host of Inside Indiana Sports, presenter, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $15 members, $21 non-members. Reservations and information:

September 20-21

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair and Hog Roast, Fri. and Sat. 4-11 p.m., food, booths, games. Information: 317-852-3195.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 I St., Bedford. Oktoberfest, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, German dinner, games, pie contest. Sat. 5K run/walk 7 a.m. Information: 812-275-6539.

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, 23670 Salt Fork Road, Lawrenceburg. Parish festival, 5-11 p.m., Fri. fish fry, Sat. “Hog Wild” meal, rides. Information: 812-656-8700.

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., hog roast, rides, crafts. Information: 317-831-4142 or

September 21

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. “St. Rita Funfest: A Blast From the Past,” 11 a.m.-10 p.m., games, food. Information: 317-632-9349.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis. Fall Festival, games, food, 3-11 p.m. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Bridget Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Oktoberfest, 3-9 p.m., food, games, entertainment. Information: 765-458-5412.

September 22

St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Lane, N.E., Bradford. Parish picnic, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., ham and chicken dinner, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., booths, games, silent auction. Information: 812-364-6646. 

September 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Recovery Mass, 7 p.m. Reception and refreshments following Mass. Information:

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General Announcements

Second annual Eucharistic Rosary Rally for Faith and Freedom is Sept. 29

The second annual Eucharistic Rosary Rally for Faith and Freedom will be held at Marian University’s St. Vincent Athletic Field, 3200 Cold Spring Road in Indianapolis, from 2-4 p.m. on Sept. 29.

The main speaker will be Father James Kelleher of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity from the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas. Father is the promoter of eucharistic rosary rallies, children’s holy hours and family rosaries in the United States and internationally.

The rosary and sung Divine Mercy Chaplet will be part of the event.

Please be in the bleachers by 2 p.m. as an act of respect to allow the procession with the Blessed Sacrament to enter the athletic field.

Free parking is available and transportation of handicapped persons from the parking lot will be provided. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Marian Theater.

For more information, call Kathy at 317-888-0873.


CORRECTION: ‘Bishop’s Bash’ for young adults to be held in Indianapolis on Sept. 15

Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin is inviting young adults ages 18-35 to his residence for a free party at 5 p.m. on Sept. 15.

The event begins with “Mass on the grass,” followed by a cookout, live music, corn hole, volleyball and more.

Details can be found at, or contact Katie Sahm at for more information.


Benedict Inn in Beech Grove offers series of sessions on ‘Lumen Gentium’

In recognition of the Year of Faith, the Benedict Inn, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove is offering a series of three talks on “Lumen Gentium” (“Dogmatic Constitution on the Church”), plus a celebration of the Mass with explanations. The second and third sessions will be from 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 24 and Oct. 22, and the Mass with explanations will be on Nov. 19.

The session topics are as follows:

  • Sept. 24—A Theology of the Laity (Chapter 4);
  • Oct. 22—Everyone is Called to Holiness (Chapter 5);
  • Nov. 19—Mass (with explanation) and reception with Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman to close the Year of Faith

Each talk is $20. A good will offering will be accepted on the evening of the explanatory Mass.

This series qualifies for reimbursement for archdiocesan employees through the Faith@Work program during the Year of Faith.

For reservations or more information, contact the Benedict Inn at 317-788-7581 or

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Retreats and Programs

September 6-8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Twelve Steps to Recovery Weekend for Men. Information: 317-590-8050.

September 7

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Friday Night Film Series, “Francesco,” 6:30-9 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality, “The Life of St. Francis,” Franciscan Sr. Diane Jamison, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana program, 1:30-6:30 p.m., $56 per couple. Information: 317-545-7681 ext. 15 or

September 9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. The Mother’s Calling: A Morning for Moms, Julie Paavola, presenter, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $35 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Men’s Night, 7-8:30 p.m., free-will offering. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 11

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, Franciscan Sr. Olga Wittekind, presenter, 3-4:30 p.m., $5 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 12

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Women are Still Speaking, “Mary of Magdala,” Benedictine Sr. Angela Jarboe, presenter, 7-9 p.m., $25 per person. Information: 317-788-7581 or

September 13-15

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend. Information:

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Listening to God with a Discerning Ear, Benedictine Fr. Adrian Burke, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

September 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Coffee Talk, “Called to Live in the Light,” Jennifer Profitt, presenter, 10:45 a.m.-noon, free-will donation. Information: 812-933-6437 or

September 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Weekend retreat, “Having the Experience, but Missing the Meaning,” Paula D’Arcy, presenter, $170 per person or $310 per married couple. Information: 317-545-7681 or

Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad. Women in the Word, Benedictine Br. Zachary Wilberding, presenter. Information: 812-357-6585 or

September 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Come Away and Rest Awhile: Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $31 per person. Information: 317-545-7681 or

September 28

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Creativity, “Finding God in the Everyday,” Franciscan Sr. Sharonlu Sheridan, presenter, 9-11:30 a.m., $20 per person. Information: 812-933-6437 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, Oldenburg. Climate Change Ambassador Program, Patrick Carolan, Franciscan Action Network, presenter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $30 per person includes lunch. Information: 812-933-6437 or

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