August 17, 2018

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The Coming Month

August 17

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Marian University Dr. Donald Sefcik presenting, Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $15 members, $21 non-members. Register by noon on Aug. 16. Information and registration: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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 17-31

Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center, 1201 E. Maryland. St., Indianapolis. Bikes for the Homeless, accepting used adult bicycles (must be rideable), locks, helmets and backpacks, drop-off hours 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., pick-up available if five or more bikes by calling Jeff Blackwell, 317-924-5769, ext. 320. Information: www.svdpindy.org.

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.

August 20-31

Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center, 1201 E. Maryland. St., Indianapolis. Bikes for the Homeless, accepting used adult bicycles (must be rideable), locks, helmets and backpacks, drop-off hours 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., pick-up available if five or more bikes by calling Jeff Blackwell, 317-924-5769, ext. 320. Information: www.svdpindy.org.

August 21-Oct. 30

St. Christopher Parish, Damascus Room, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. Scripture Study on the Psalms, in the Old Testament and their use in the Mass, consecutive Tuesdays through Oct. 30 and continuing Tuesdays beginning Jan. 15 through March 26, 2019, 7-8:45 p.m., $50 per semester payable in installments, financial arrangements available. Registration and information: Lois Jansen, 317-241-9169, mlj986@gmail.com.

August 23-25

St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Parish Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 5-11:30 p.m., food, rides, games, beer garden, Annie’s Attic, silent auction. Information: 317-821-2909.

Augusts 24-26

Diocese of Nashville, Catholic Pastoral Center, 2800 McGavock Pike, Nashville, Tenn. Parish Twinning Program of the Americas National Conference and 40th Anniversary Celebration, “One Are We…the Blessings of Twinning: Celebrating our Past, Envisioning our Future,” Fri. 1 p.m. through Sun. 11 a.m., speakers, opportunities to share and learn best practices, $239.37. Information, registration and lodging information: 615-298-3002, www.parishprogram.org.

August 25

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Social Hall, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. “Transform the Jonah in Me (Eph 4:23-24)” Retreat, sponsored by the Black Catholic Ministry of the archdiocesan Office of Intercultural Ministry, Father Pascal Nduka presenting, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., followed by optional vigil Mass, lunch provided, free will offering, register by Aug. 22. Registration and information: Pearlette Springer, 317-236-1474, pspringer@archindy.org, or Sally Stovall, 317-727-5736.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., $20 entry fee, Fall Festival 4-11 p.m., free up to age 20, $2 age 21 and older, local music, food, beverages, kids’ games. Information: 317-257-2266.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Parish Social Ministry Gathering, for priests, deacons, parish staff, volunteers and those interested in social concerns, keynote speaker Archbishop Charles C. Thompson, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $15 includes lunch, optional Mass at 8:15 a.m. Registration is requested by Aug. 20: www.archindy.org/ParishSocialMinistryGathering. Information: Theresa Chamblee, 317-236-1404, tchamblee@archindy.org.

August 25-26

St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. On Eagles Wings 5K Walk/Run, Sat. 8 a.m. (register online www.oneeagleswings5K.com). Festival, Sat. 5:30-11 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.: only adults age 21 and older admitted, pork chop meal, live music by “Nuttin’ Fancy” 7-11 p.m., beer garden, casino games, raffles, silent auction; Sun.: family day, fried chicken and pork BBQ dinners served 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., bake sale, kids’ games, inflatables, casino games, bingo, concessions, raffles including $5,000 grand prize, live  music by “Keith Swinney Band” noon-4 p.m. Information: 812-663-8427.

August 26

St. Martin of Tours Parish, 1709 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. Parish Picnic, 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m., hamburgers, hot dogs and brats, games, bounce houses. Information: 765-342-6379.

August 31

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, Fall Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

August 31-September 2

St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 3-11 p.m., American and Vietnamese food, rides, kids’ tent, community barn sale, blackjack, poker, beer garden, chicken bingo, silent auction. Information: 317-244-9002.

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Fall Family Camp, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 2 p.m., climbing, canoeing, crafts, archery, evening activities, campfires, corral horse rides and more, $50 per child (up to 17), $75 per adult; Saturday-only option, check-in 8-9 a.m., check-out after campfire, $30 per child (up to 18), $55 per adult. Information and registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/family-camps, 888-988-2839 ext. 122.

August 31-September 3

Sacred Heart Parish, gymnasium, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. Spaghetti Fest, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sauce prepared by Knights of Columbus #9441, air- conditioned dining, handicapped accessible, adults $8, children 12 and younger $5, silent auction, craft booths, free parking. Information: 765-832-8468.

September 1

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.

September 2

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Decatur County, St. John the Evangelist Campus, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Enochsburg Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fireside Inn fried chicken, roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games and booths. Information: 812-934-2880.

September 3

St. Peter Parish, 1207 East Road, Brookville. Labor Day Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., family-style fried chicken dinner in air-conditioned hall, handicap accessible, basket booth, quilts, turtle soup, games, big money raffle. Information and reservations: 765-647-5462.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 4773 E. Morris Church St., Morris. Labor Day Festival, 11 a.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games, beer garden, $10,000 grand prize raffle. Information: 812-934-6218.

September 4

St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Holy Hour of Prayer for Vocations, 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1490, amiller@archindy.org.

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.

September 5

St. Jude Church, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. Holy Hour of Prayer for Vocations, 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-236-1490, amiller@archindy.org.

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.

September 6

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

The Sagamore Club, 10900 Golden Bear Way, Noblesville (Lafayette diocese). Charity Golf Outing, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Fr. Thomas J. Kelley Council #6923, benefiting the Gibault School, Little Sisters of the Poor and other local charities, 9 a.m. registration, deli lunch buffet, noon shot-gun start, $180 per person, sponsorship opportunities available. Information and registration: www.kofc6923.org/activities/golf.

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4600 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis. Ecumenical Prayer Service for the Care of Creation, 7 p.m., free. Information: 317-979-5144, stacreationcare@gmail.com.

September 7

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.

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

September 7-8

Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Shawe and Pope John XXIII Summertime Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, Fri. fish fry, food booth, beer tent, carnival rides, two $5,000 cash giveaways, live music 8:30-11 p.m. Fri. by “The Louisville Crashers” and Sat. by “The Rumors” Information: 812-265-5835.

September 7-9

St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Community Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. indoor fish fry, Sat. outdoor grilled food, Sun. indoor chicken buffet, carnival rides, live music, beer garden, kickball tournament, silent auction, $10,000 cash raffle. Information: 812-346-3604.

September 8

Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk, sponsored by St. Mary-of-the-Woods Parish, all proceeds benefit Providence Food Pantry in Terre Haute, 9-9:45 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start, $10 per person, registrations received by Aug. 23 includes T-shirt, registrations accepted day of event, kids’ fun zone open prior to start of race. Registration form and information: Jamie Richey, jrichey75@gmail.com, 812-535-3048.

Roncalli High School, 330 Prague Road, Indianapolis. 3rd Annual Gathering of Disciples, a day of formation for catechists, evangelizers and liturgical ministers, hosted by the archdiocesan Secretariat for Worship and Evangelization, Damon Owens presenting, breakout sessions, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $25 per person assessed to parishes in Indianapolis deaneries, $20 per person assessed to parishes in other deaneries, registration by Sept. 1 guarantees lunch; walk-ins welcome. Information and registration: goo.gl/STf513 (case sensitive), catechesis@archindy.org.

St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. French Market, noon-10 p.m., French food, live music, artisan booths, children’s area until 5 p.m., historic church tours, raffle, bake sale, Mass in French at 5:30 p.m. Information: 317-283-5508.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, 1840 E. 8th St., Jeffersonville. Street Dance, 7 p.m.-midnight, music by “100% Poly,” food, beverages, kids’ games, raffle, children younger than 18 must be accompanied by adult. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Parish Festival, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., food, yard sale, kids’ games, auction, quilt and other raffles, Mass at 4:30 p.m. Information: 317-783-3929.

September 8-9

St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. Fall Fest, Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. smoked pork chop dinner, Sun. family-style chicken dinner, air-conditioned hall, handicap accessible. Information: 765-647-5462.

September 9

St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Harvest Chicken Dinner and Raffle, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., chicken dinners, quilt raffle, bake sale, cake raffle, 50/50 raffle. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinners, live auction, crafts. Information: 765-932-2588.

Deming Park Lions Shelter One and Two, 500 S. Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute. St. Joseph University Parish 11:30 a.m. Mass followed by community picnic. Information: 812-232-7011.

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.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Meaningful Matinees, viewing of movie “All Saints” followed by informal discussion, Benedictine Sister Carol Faulkner and Patty Moore moderating, 2-5 p.m., free will donation. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

St. Pius V Parish, 330 Franklin St., Troy. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. CT, soup by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, burgers, polish sausage, ice cream, pies, entertainment by the “Crosswinds Band,” yard sale, games, raffle, quilts. Information: 812-549-5071. 

September 11

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

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “That All May be One,” 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

September 12

St. Boniface Church, 15519 N SR454, Fulda. Holy Hour of Prayer for Vocations, 7-8 p.m. CT. Information: 317-236-1490, amiller@archindy.org.

September 13

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.

September 14-15

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair and Hog Roast, Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., carnival rides, live entertainment, children’s games. Information: 317-852-3195.

September 14-16

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m. Sat. 1-11 p.m. Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, live music, midway rides, kids’ games, bingo, beer garden, blood drive, local vendors. Information: 317-546-4065.

Military Park, W. New York St., Indianapolis. 23rd Annual Indy Irish Fest, cultural demonstrations and exhibitions, music, food and beer booths, Wee Folk Area, Sun., 10:30 a.m. Celtic Mass. Information and tickets: www.indyIrishFest.com, 317-713-7117.

September 15

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Multi-Cultural Festival, 4 p.m. with bilingual Mass followed by festival, American and Hispanic foods, music and dancing, raffles, family games. Information: 812-944-0417.

CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, 2230 Clay Lick Road, Nashville. Mother/Son Day, climbing tower, canoeing/kayaking, games, crafts, archery, night hikes, campfire, prayer service, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., $25 per child less than age 18, $45 per adult. Information and registration: www.campranchoframasa.org/family-camps, 888-988-2839 x122.

St. Bridget of Ireland Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Oktoberfest, 4-10 p.m., basket raffle, casino games, kiddie land, bounce house, country store, snack shack, beer and wine garden, German food served 4-7 p.m., $12 adults ($10 pre-sale by calling Steve at 765-732-3170 or texting 765-580-2435), $5 children ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger. Information: 765-825-8578.

September 16

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Dr., Charlestown. Septemberfest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., bilingual Mass 11 a.m., fried chicken dinner and traditional Mexican food, silent auction, games of chance, Mexican music and dancing, $500 Jay C/Kroger gift card raffle, money and quilt raffles, bilingual. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, food, games, raffle, beer garden, music by “Eureka Band.” Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Meinrad Parish, 19630 N. Fourth St., St. Meinrad. Church Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, cash raffle, quilts, theme baskets, country store, live music, tours of church and Saint Meinrad Archabbey, bingo, fried chicken dinners, homemade soup, German cuisine food court and homemade desserts. Information: 812-357-5533.

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General Announcements 

Creation Care prayer service to be held at Holy Spirit Church on Sept. 1

A prayer service on the World Day of Prayer for Creation Care will be held at Holy Spirit Church, 7243 E. 10th St., in Indianapolis, at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 1.

The service is being hosted by the Holy Spirit Parish Creation Care Ministry in conjunction with the Eastside Creation Care Network.

Pope Francis has declared Sept. 1 as World Day of Prayer for Creation Care.

The Season of Creation begins on Sept. 1 and ends on Oct. 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi.

For additional information, call 317-562-0197 or visit the parish website at www.holyspirit-indy.org.

 

Fun run/walk to benefit Providence Food Panty in Terre Haute on Sept. 8

St. Mary-of-the-Woods Parish in St. Mary-of-the-Woods is hosting a benefit “Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk” on the campus of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College and the grounds of the Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, on Sept. 8.

Registration is from 9-9:45 a.m. with a 10 a.m. race start.

All proceeds benefit the Providence Food Pantry in West Terre Haute.

Pre-race activities include a free kid zone area with face painting and games.

The cost is $10 per person.

Registrations will be accepted through the day of the race. Those who register by Aug. 23 will receive a free T-shirt at the event.

For additional information or to request a registration form, e-mail Jamie Richey at jrichey75@gmail.com or call 812-535-3048.

 

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House to host widows’ weekend retreat on Sept. 21-23

“Peace in the Mourning,” a retreat for widows, will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 and ending by 1 p.m. on Sept. 23.

The retreat will be facilitated by Providence Sister Constance Kramer, a certified group counselor and grief specialist.

Presenters include Father James Farrell and Jennifer Trapuzzano Cripe, a recently remarried Catholic woman who created the retreat after her first husband was murdered in 2014.

The retreat offers an opportunity for hope and healing for faithful widows as they remember their beloved spouses.

Widows of all faith backgrounds and ages are welcome.

The cost is $195 and includes private accommodations and all meals. Mass will be celebrated during the retreat.

Scholarship money is available by contacting Cheryl McSweeney at 317‑545-7681, ext. 106.

Register online at www.archindy.org/fatima or by calling Dustin Nelson at 317-545-7681, ext. 101, or e-mailing dnelson@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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 16

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sunday at the Woods: Photography as a Form of Prayer, 2-4 p.m., free will offering. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or

www.spsmw.org/event/.

September 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. In the Ignatian Way, a series on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, “Principal and Foundation—We are Loved by God,” Father Peter Marshall presenting, (first of five, Sept. 25, Oct. 1, Oct. 10, Oct. 17), 6 p.m. dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. presentation, prayer and discussion, $150 for all five, $35 per session, registration required. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Peace in the Mourning” Christ-Focused Widow’s Retreat, Jennifer Trapuzzano speaking, Providence Sister Connie Kramer facilitating, 6:30 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., $195 includes overnight lodging and all meals, scholarship money available by calling Cheryl McSweeney at 317-545-7681, ext. 106. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. In the Ignatian Way, a series on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, “An Awareness of Our Own Sinfulness—A God of Mercy,” Father John McCaslin presenting, (second of five, Oct. 1, Oct. 10, Oct. 17), 6 p.m. dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. presentation, prayer and discussion, $35 per session, registration required. 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 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. In the Ignatian Way, a series on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, “Living One’s Life With and For Christ,” Karen Clauser presenting, (third of five, Oct. 10, Oct. 17), 6 p.m. dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. presentation, prayer and discussion, $35 per session, registration required. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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 4

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, 4 for $65. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

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.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. In the Ignatian Way, a series on the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, “The Passion of Christ—Strength to Carry Out One’s Mission,” Father Jeffrey Godecker presenting, (fourth of five, Oct. 17), 6 p.m. dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. presentation, prayer and discussion, $35 per session, registration required. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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. 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 13

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Contemplating Gentleness, Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration required. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

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 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. In the Ignatian Way:  “To Live in the Joy of the Lord,” Mary Schaffner presenting, 6 p.m. dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. presentation, prayer and discussion, $35, registration required. Information and registration: Dustin Nelson, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

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.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Fall “Come and See” Weekend, single women ages 18-42 invited to learn more about the community and becoming a Sister of Providence. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event/come-and-see-retreat.

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.

November 2-4

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Pardon My Perfection, Benedictine Vincent Tobin presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 6-8

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

November 9-11

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Creative Grieving: Confronting Loss, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller , $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Birth of Jesus According to the Gospel of Luke, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 16-18

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Information and registration: Mark and Jill Levine at 317-888-1892 or www.wwme.org.

November 20

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.

November 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, 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.

November 29

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Living the Liturgical Year, Benedictine Sister Marie Therese Racine presenting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 30-December 2

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

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