July 20, 2018

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

July 20-22

Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council 436, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware, Indianapolis. Oliver the Musical, presented by Agape Performing Arts, a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, Fri. and Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m., $5 children, $10 adults. Information and tickets: www.thelittleboxoffice.com/agape.

July 22-28

St. Ambrose Parish, food booth at Jackson County Fair on S.R. 250, Brownstown, 2-10 p.m. Information: 812-522-5304.

July 23

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Serra Club Dinner Meeting, Father Andy Syberg presenting, 5:45 p.m. rosary followed by dinner, $15, guests free. Information: 317-748-1478 or smclaughlin@holyspirit.cc.

July 26-28

St. Elizabeth Seton, 10655 Haverstick Road, Carmel (Lafayette Diocese). SetonFest, 6-11:45 p.m., rides, live music, laser tag, raffles, bingo, children’s games, beer, casino, food trucks, Fri. car show, all you can eat pasta dinner Sat., fireworks Fri. and Sat. Information: 317-846-3850, www.setoncarmel.org.

July 28

St. Mary Parish, 777 S. 11th St., Mitchell. Hog Roast and Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., pulled pork dinners with sides, children’s games, door prizes, silent auction. Information: 812-849-3570.

July 28-29

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. Martin Campus, 8044 Yorkridge Road, Guilford. Summer Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., $12 chicken dinners Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., food stand, quilts, Last Supper religious exhibit, games, kiddie land, country store, beer garden, $10,000 raffle. Information: 812-576-4302.

July 28-August 6

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Used Book Sale sponsored by Linden Leaf Gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., books not pre-priced but donations accepted. Information: 812-535-2932 or lindenleafgifts@spsmw.org.

July 29

St. Mary Parish Center, 212 Washington St., North Vernon. Baby Box Program and Lunch, Baby Box founder Monica Kelsey presenting, noon, free. Information: Anthony Callahan, 812-532-9367, atcallahan@yahoo.com.

St. Augustine Parish, 18020 Lafayette St., Leopold. Parish Picnic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. CT, fried chicken dinners, ice cream, big raffle, quilt raffle, silent auction, live entertainment, family games. Information: 812-843-5143.

August 2

St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Holy Hour of Prayer for Vocations, 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1490, amiller@archindy.org.

August 3

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday celebration of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mass, 5:45 p.m., exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, following Mass until 9 p.m., sacrament of Reconciliation available. Information: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org.

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Charismatic Renewal Praise and Mass, praise and worship 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father John McCaslin presiding, optional tour of center to follow. Information: 317-829-6800, www.womenscarecenter.org.

August 3-4

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 523 S. Merrill St., Fortville. Summer Festival, Fri. 7-11 p.m., Monte Carlo, Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., chicken and noodle dinners, walking tacos, burger and fries, lemon shake ups, ice cream and desserts, children’s games, raffle, quilt raffle, face painting. Information: 317-485-5102.

August 4

St. Agnes Parish, 1008 McClary Road, Nashville. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Workshop: RCIA Adapted for Children, hosted by the Secretariat for Worship and Evangelization and the archdiocesan RCIA Committee, for RCIA coordinators, team members and catechists, Lucas Pollice of the St. Augustine Institute presenting, simultaneous Spanish translation available, 9 a.m.-noon with optional lunch and afternoon session, register by Aug. 1. Registration and pricing options: goo.gl/ahn3me (case sensitive). Information: Rose Ruiz, rruiz@archindy.org, 317-236-1550 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1550; or Christina Tuley, ctuley@archindy.org, 317-236-1483 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1483.

Primo Banquet and Conference Center, 2615 National Ave., Indianapolis. Hearts and Hands of Indiana “Houses to Homes Dinner and Fundraiser,” benefiting housing rehabilitation efforts near St. Anthony Parish in Indianapolis, 6-10 p.m., door prizes, raffles, audience games, silent auction, wine pull, $100 ticket for two persons includes entrance, buffet dinner, beer, wine, soft drinks and one entry for $5,000, $1,500 and two $500 drawings. Information and tickets: www.heartsandhandsindy.org/houses-to-homes.

St. Michael Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Marian Devotional Prayer Group, Mass, prayers, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

August 5

St. Bernard Parish, 7600 Hwy. 337 N.W., Depauw. Picnic and Raffle, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., country fried chicken and ham dinners, homemade noodles and pies served in air-conditioned dining room until 2 p.m., carryout available, adult and children’s games, 50/50 raffle, gun raffle, live music 11 a.m.-1 p.m., limit of 300 tickets at $100 each for drawing for $10,000, silent auction until 2:30 p.m., children’s games, 50/50 raffle, handmade quilts, games of chance. Information or ticket purchase: 812-347-2326.

St. Boniface Parish, 15519 N. State Road 545, Fulda. Summer Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, fried chicken and roast beef dinners with homemade stuffing and desserts in air conditioning served 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CT, carryout available, soup sold by the bowl or in bulk, fried chicken sandwiches, grilled tenderloins, burgers, ice cream, homemade food items, games, live music, shaded family fun area, guided tours of church. Information: 812-357-5533.

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Golden Jubilee Mass, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson presiding, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life, 2 p.m. followed by reception in Assembly Hall of the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center. Registration required by July 30. Printable and online registration in English and Spanish: bit.ly/2JNZfcj (case sensitive). Information: Keri Carroll, 317-236-1521, kcarroll@archindy.org.

August 7

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. Senior Discount Day, every Tuesday, seniors get 30 percent off all purchases, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., ministry supports Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry and Changing Lives Forever program. Information: 317-687-8260.

August 8

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced. New members welcome. 6 p.m. Information:  317-243-0777.

August 9

St. Augustine Church, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Holy Hour of Prayer for Vocations, 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1490, amiller@archindy.org.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Peace and Nature Garden Walk, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe facilitating, 7-8:30 p.m., free will donation. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Nora Christian Community, Fellowship Building, 465 E. 86th St., Indianapolis. Ecumenical Opportunity: “Life from a Jewish Perspective,” Rabbi Brett Krichiver presenting, 6:30 p.m., free. Registration required: www.dwellingplaceindy.org/mindfulness. Information: dwellingplaceindy@gmail.com, 317-669-6100.

August 10

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities “Voices for Hope” Fundraiser, benefiting Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Floyd and Washington counties, 6-9 p.m., food, beer, wine, soft drinks, music, held at private residence, address available upon registration, free. Reservations required: goo.gl/jtQFhQ (case sensitive). Information: Dawn Bennett, 812-949-7305, dbennett@stecharities.org.

August 11

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Celebrate Marriage Conference, for married couples of all ages, Dr. Timothy Heck keynote, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., break-out sessions on a variety of topics, 5:30 p.m. Mass with marriage blessing (optional), $20 per couple includes materials, lunch and complimentary childcare (space may be limited). Register by Aug. 3: www.celebratemarriageministry.com. Questions: 317-489-1557, olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

Immaculate Conception Parish, 2081 E. Cty Road 820 S., Greensburg. Community Consignment Auction (items accepted through 8 p.m. on Aug. 10), begins 9:30 a.m. and will last 5-6 hours, farm equipment, mowers, tools, furniture, household items, building materials and more, view items at auctionzip.com, lunch available. Information: 812-591-2362.

Holy Angels Parish, 2822 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis. “Celebration Building up the Kingdom!”   Concert and Fundraiser, 7 p.m., benefiting the Holy Angels Lifestyle Stewardship Capital Campaign, free will offering. Information: 317-926-3324, holyangelsbulletin@hotmail.com.

August 11-12

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. Paul Campus, 9798 N. Dearborn Road, Guilford. Summer Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., $12 chicken dinners Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., food stands, quilts, Last Supper religious exhibit, games, kiddie land, country store, beer garden, $10,000 raffle. Information: 812-576-4302.

August 12

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-627-7729 or acfadi2014@gmail.com.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Church, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Class of ’63 monthly gathering, 6 p.m. Mass, optional dinner afterward. Information: 317-408-6396.

St. Mary Parish, 2500 St. Mary’s Dr. NE., Lanesville. 175th Anniversary Picnic and Homecoming, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., chicken and ham dinners served in air conditioned dining room, drive through available 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m.,  $6,000 in cash prizes, more than 30 quilts to be raffled, linen/craft booths, Granny’s Attic, games, silent auction. Mass schedule: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Information: 812-952-2853.

August 14

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Substance Addiction Ministry Mass, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson presiding, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Human Life and Dignity, for those who are struggling with addictions, their families and the community, 7 p.m. reception to following in rectory parlor. Information: 317-236-1543, beichhorn@archindy.org.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Praying for Peace in the World and in Our Hearts,” 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

August 14-September 18

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Divorce and Beyond, six consecutive Tues., 7-9 p.m., $30 includes materials, scholarships available, separated or divorced of all faiths welcome. Registration: www.archindy.org/marriageandfamily, click on Divorce Ministry. Information: Deb Van Velse, 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org.

August 15             

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

August 16

St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Third Thursday Adoration, interceding for women experiencing crisis pregnancy, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., with Mass at 5:45 p.m. Information: 317-244-9002.

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

August 17-18

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Augustravaganza, 4 p.m.-midnight, catered dinners and bingo in air conditioned hall, raffle, Monte Carlo, 5K or 1 mile walk/run Sat. morning, baby crawl, rides, children’s games, silly safari, live music, beer garden. Pre-festival activities on Thurs. night, Cookies and Canvas for kids and beer tasting for adults 21 and older. Information: 317-357-1200, “Like” “Augustravaganza” Facebook page.

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Sausage Fest, Fri. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sat. 5:30 p.m.-midnight, sausage from L.E. Kincaid & Sons, food vendors, children’s activities, teen area, Sun King beer, wine garden. Information: 317-253-1461.

August 18-19

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish, 5719 Saint Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs. Knobsfest, Sat. 6 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat. only: food trucks, gambling, beer garden, “Louisville Crashers” band 6 p.m.-midnight, $10 admission to dance, $3 beers; Sun. only: $10 home-cooked chicken dinners, games of chance, bingo, pull tabs, quilt raffle, kids’ zone, 2018 Corvette/cash  raffle 3 p.m. Information: 812-923-3011.

August 19

St. Nicholas Parish, Ripley County, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., fried chicken and roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, family games, raffle, basket booth, beer garden. Information: 812-623-2964.

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General Announcements 

Fatima Retreat House to offer reflection on the Eucharist on Aug. 20 and 28

“A Celebration of the Eucharist” is the theme of a reflection being presented by Father James Farrell at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis in August.

Retreatants can choose from a day or evening session:
 

  • Aug. 20: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 28: 5:30-9 p.m.

In addition to the presentation, there will be private time for prayer, walking the trails and fellowship with others who want to deepen their relationship with Christ in the Eucharist.

The cost to attend on Aug. 20 is $43, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. On Aug. 28 the cost is $38, which includes a light dinner.

Register online at www.archindy.org/fatima.

For additional information, call Dustin Nelson at 317-545-7681 or e-mail dnelson@archindy.org.

 

Baby Box founder to speak on July 29

Baby Box founder Monica Kelsey will speak at a free lunch program at noon on July 29 at St. Mary Parish Center, 212 Washington St., in North Vernon.

Members of surrounding communities and the public are invited to attend.

Baby Box is designed to help women who want to give up their babies and have nowhere else to turn. The design of the baby box is simple. They are built into the side of the building and are programmed to sense when a baby has been placed inside. An EMS alert is initiated when the door is opened and a baby placed inside, and the door is locked upon closing and cannot be reopened from the outside.

 

Divorce and Beyond offered on Tuesdays on Aug. 14-Sept. 18 in Indianapolis

Divorce and Beyond, a ministry of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life, will be offered at Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, 7225 Southeastern Ave., in Indianapolis, from 7-9 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays from Aug. 14-Sept. 18.

The support group explores the stress, anger, blame and guilt of divorce with the goal of leading participants toward ultimate forgiveness, happiness and growth.

Separated or divorced persons of all faiths are welcome.

The cost of the six-week session is $30, which includes materials. Scholarships are available.

Register online at www.archindy.org/marriageandfamily, then click on “Divorce Ministry.”

For more information, contact divorce and bereavement ministry coordinator Deb VanVelse at 317-236-1586, 800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org.

 

Parish twinning conference planned in Nashville, Tenn., on Aug. 24-26

“One Are We ... The Blessings of Twinning” is the theme of a two‑day conference and 40th anniversary celebration hosted by the Parish Twinning Program of the Americas (PTPA) at the Diocese of Nashville Catholic Pastoral Center, 2800 McGavock Pike, and The Inn at Opryland Hotel, 2401 Music Valley Dr., in Nashville, Tenn., from 1 p.m. on Aug. 24 through 11 a.m. on Aug. 26.

Individuals from Catholic parishes across the country—including from central and southern Indiana—are invited and encouraged to participate.

Participants will have the opportunity to share information and learn best practices for building spiritually enriching twinning relationships with impoverished parishes in Haiti and Latin America.

Ten “Best Practices” workshops will cover key topics related to twinning relationships, including microfinance and economic development, agriculture, clean water, medical and dental missions, technology, education, and sustainable business opportunities.

The cost to attend is $239.37 per person.

The registration information, conference schedule and a list of keynote speakers can be found at www.parishprogram.org.

For additional information, contact PTPA at 615-298-3002.

For room reservations at The Inn at Opryland, call 615-889-0800 or 855-584-3466. The last day to book the special PTPA group rate of $135 per night is July 27.

 

Works of artists on display at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library through Aug. 14

“Art of Discovery” is the title of an exhibit featuring the works of woodturning artist Keith Armstrong and photographer Nancy Smith at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, 200 Hill Drive, in St. Meinrad, through Aug. 14.

Both artists are inspired by nature and work to discover its hidden beauty.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

For library hours, call 812-357-6401, 800-987-7311, or visit www.saintmeinrad.edu/library/hours.

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Retreats and Programs

July 13-15

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Step 11 Retreat for Recovering Alcoholics and Alanons, Dave Maloney presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

July 13-20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Directed Retreats, choose from a three- to eight-day retreat, prices range from $215-$545 per person, includes accommodations, all meals and snacks, use of common areas, daily Mass and meeting with spiritual director. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

July 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Twelve Step Weekend Retreat for Women. Information and registration: Nancy, 317-970-4200.

July 26

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $35 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas. Registration deadline: July 24. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

July 27-29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, 7 p.m. Fri.-11:45 a.m. Sun., $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Registration deadline: July 25. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html.

July 31-August 2

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Peace, the Benedictine Way, Benedictine Brother Maurus Zoeller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 3-5

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Retrouvaille Weekend, $150. Information and registration: 317-489-6811or www.retrouvaille.org.

August 8

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for $30. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

August 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality Series, first of four (Aug. 16, 23 and 30), Franciscan Sister Norma Rocklage presenting on St. Francis and St. Clare, 6:30-8 p.m., $15 per session or $55 for the series. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

August 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $35 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $28 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence, $9 for dinner when available. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Clay and Ponder, first of two (Aug. 23), Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner facilitating, 10 a.m.-noon, $60 includes materials. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality Series, second of four (Aug. 23 and 30), labyrinth walk at Michaela Farm, 6:30-8 p.m., $15. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

August 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Who is Paul and What Did He Write: Three Perspectives, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Reflection: A Celebration of the Eucharist, Father James Farrell presenting, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $43 includes continental breakfast and lunch. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Monastic Living, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 23

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality Series, third of four (Aug. 30), Franciscan Sister Daria Mitchell presenting on discerning God’s will through contemplation, 6:30-8 p.m., $15. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

August 24-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Benedictine Spirituality as Lived in Marriage, Deacons Rich and Cherie Zoldak presenting, $425, married couples only. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

August 28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Evening of Reflection: A Celebration of the Eucharist, Father James Farrell presenting, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $38 includes light dinner. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

August 30

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Franciscan Spirituality Series, viewing of the movie “Born to be Wild” (based on a true story about a garden contest with a message about the environment, nature and gardening), 6:30-8 p.m., $15. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

September 9

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Health Ministry Retreat, for parish nurses and health ministers, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Human Life and Dignity, Franciscan Sisters Olga Whittekind and Anne Vonder Muelen presenting, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free, lunch provided, register by Aug. 30. Registration: goo.gl/15hBcP (case sensitive). Information: Beth Eichorn, 317-236-1543, beichhorn@archindy.org.

September 7-9

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Twelve Step Weekend Retreat for Men. Information and registration: Brendan, 317-750-1053, brendanoneill1980@gmail.com.

September 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for $30. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 14-16

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. How to Read the Gospel of John with Understanding: Signs of Our Time, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 19

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Play and Ponder: Shadows and Light, Ann Wathen presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 includes art supplies. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Simplicity Retreat Revised: A Way of Life, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

September 25

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $35 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $28 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence, $9 for dinner when available. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 27

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Spiritual Freedom: Getting the Most out of Confession and the Ancient Practice of Spiritual Direction, Father James Farrell and Mary Schaffner presenting (also offered on Sept. 28), 5:30-9 p.m., $38 includes dinner. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 28

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Spiritual Freedom: Getting the Most out of Confession and the Ancient Practice of Spiritual Direction, Father James Farrell and Mary Schaffner presenting, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., $43 includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

September 28-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Church in the Modern World, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 2

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church II, first of four (Oct. 9, 16 and 30), Benedictine Father Matthias Neumann presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session, $90 for four. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 2-4

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Children of Abraham, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 9

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church II, second of four (Oct. 16 and 30), Benedictine Father Matthias Neumann presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room for the day and lunch, spiritual direction available for $30. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 11

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Walk with Mary, first of three (Oct. 18, 25) Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner and Patty Moore presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session, 3 for $65. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 12-14

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Environmental Spirituality, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Clay and Ponder: Nature and Poetry, Patty Moore presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 includes materials. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church II, third of four (Oct. 30), Benedictine Father Matthias Neumann presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 18

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Walk with Mary, second of three (Oct. 25) Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner and Patty Moore presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 19

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis.  Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $35 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $28 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence, $9 for dinner when available. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

October 19-21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html.

October 25

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Walk with Mary, Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner and Patty Moore presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 30

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church II, Benedictine Father Matthias Neumann presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

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