December 21, 2018

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The Coming Month

December 21

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Lafayette Bishop Timothy Doherty presenting, Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $15 members, $21 non-members. Register by noon on Dec. 20. Information and registration: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany. The Longest Night: A Mass of Consolation, 7 p.m. Information: 812-945-2374, tyost@olphna.org.

December 22

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. 13th Annual Concert Series: Christmas Passion, featuring Hot Horns, 7 p.m., free will offering. Complete list of all concerts: www.saintbartholomew.org  (click on Music Ministry) or bminut@stbparish.net.

January 2

Archbishop 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.

January 4

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

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.

January 5

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

January 8

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

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. Senior Discount Day, every Tuesday, 30 percent off clothing, 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.

January 12

New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, 101 Saint Anthony Dr., Mount Saint Francis. Childcare Ministry Safe Sitter Training, topics include safety, first aid, rescue and child care skills, for students in grades 6-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $20. Register online by Jan. 3 at goo.gl/7tE51J (case sensitive). Information: Sandy Winstead, 812-923-8355, sandy@nadyouth.org.

January 13

St. Thomas Aquinas, 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.

January 14

St. Barnabas Church, 8300 Rahke Road, Indianapolis. Mass for Vocations, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson presiding, 7 p.m. Information: 317-881-7464, simon13@sbcglobal.net.

January 15

St. Christopher Parish, Damascus Room, 5301 W. 16th St., Indianapolis. Scripture Study: Psalms and Gospels, 10 consecutive Tues. through March 19, 7 p.m., $50 payable in installments, all are welcome. Information: Lois Jansen, mlj986@gmail.com, 317-241-9169.

Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “Abide” Adoration Service, sponsored by New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, 7-8 p.m., every third Thurs. of the month, featuring guest speaker, praise band, silence and confessions, child care available. Information and child care reservations: Chris Rogers, chris@nadyouth.org, 812-923-8355.

January 17

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.

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Nature Nights: Thank You Pollinators! 7-8:30 p.m., freewill offering. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

January 19

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, Gertrude Hall, 802 E 10th St., Ferdinand (in the Evansville diocese). Oblates of St. Benedict Informational Meeting, 1-3 p.m. Information: Benedictine Sister Brenda Engleman, 812-367-1411, ext. 2827, bengleman@thedome.org.

January 20

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Sundays at the Woods: A Low Carbon Footprint, Providence Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp and Lorrie Heber presenting, 2-4 p.m., free will offering, registration required by Jan. 18; space limited to 30. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 21

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. Vigil for Life, worship, Eucharistic adoration, procession and confessions, featuring Christian music artist Audrey Assad, 7-9 p.m., free will offerings. Tickets and information:  goo.gl/a6ETs3 (case sensitive), Brie Anne (Eichhorn) Varick, 317-236-1543, beichhorn@archindy.org.

January 22

Indiana March for Life, Indianapolis. 11 a.m.: Indoor Life Rally, Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave.; noon: Mass and Memorial Service, St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., and Indiana Convention Center,  Archbishop Charles C. Thompson and Diocese of Lafayette Bishop Timothy Doherty presiding; 1:30 p.m.: March for Life, from Georgia St., to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the downtown Circle, to the Indiana State Capitol Building, 200 W. Washington St., 2 p.m.: Rally, south steps of Indiana State Capital Building. Information: Brie Anne (Eichhorn) Varick, 317-236-1543, beichhorn@archindy.org.

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750, Brownsburg. Divorce and Beyond Support Group, 7-9 p.m., six consecutive Tuesdays through Feb. 26, all faiths welcome, $30 includes materials. Registration and information: www.archindy.org/marriageandfamily/ (choose Divorce Ministry) or Deb Van Velse, 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org.

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General Announcements 

Black Catholic Ministry to host men’s gathering in Indianapolis on Jan. 26

“Let the Glory of the Lord Rise Among Us” is the theme of the first‑ever archdiocesan Black Catholic Men’s Gathering to be held at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 26.

Sponsored by the Black Catholic Ministry of the archdiocesan Office of Intercultural Ministry, the event is open to all men, young adults and high school students.

Archbishop Charles C. Thompson will begin the day with praise and worship.

Jesuit Father Joseph A. Brown, a professor of Africana studies at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., is the keynote speaker.

The event, which includes lunch, is free, although a $25 freewill offering is suggested.

Registration is requested by Jan. 24

by contacting Pearlette Springer at 317-236-1474 or e-mailing pspringer@archindy.org.

 

Retrouvaille retreat for marriages in crisis set for Feb. 22-24 in Tipton, Ind.

Do you feel alone? Are you frustrated or angry with your spouse? Do you argue, or have you stopped talking to each other? Do you wonder if your marriage might end?

A Retrouvaille retreat for marriages in crisis will be held at the St. Joseph Retreat & Conference Center, 1440 W. Division Road, in Tipton (Diocese of Lafayette), on Feb. 22-24.

Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vai) is a worldwide program that offers tools needed for hurting couples to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. For more than 30 years, the program has helped hundreds of thousands of couples heal their hurting marriages.

To learn more about the program or to register for the Feb. 22-24 weekend and follow-up post-weekend sessions in Indianapolis, visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com or www.retrouvaille.org.

For confidential information e-mail RetrouIndy@gmail.com or call 317-489-6811.

 

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center to host Girls Night Out on Jan. 25

A “Girls Night Out: Women Helping Women” event will be held at the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, from 7-9:30 p.m. on Jan. 25.

Activities include pampering, shopping, arts and crafts, door prizes and a French-inspired dessert bar.

The cost is $25 per person, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Beacon of Hope Crisis Center in Indianapolis to help those affected by domestic violence.

To register or for information on becoming a sponsor or vendor for the event, go to bit.ly/2RAAS2v (case sensitive) or call 317-788-7581.

To learn more about the work of the Beacon of Hope Crisis Center, visit www.beaconofhopeindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

December 22

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Praying with the Seasons: Winter Blessings, Sister of Charity Marty Dermody presenting, 10 a.m.-noon, $15. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

January 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Self-Guided Day of Silence, 8am-4pm, $35 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of commons area, additional $28 extends stay to include the night before or night after, $9 for dinner when available. Information and registration: Khristine Meyer, 317-545-7681, ext. 101, www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 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 $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

January 11-12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. A Holy Land Retreat: Savoring the Graces, Msgr. Paul Koetter and Father Eric Johnson presenting, Fri., 6:30 p.m.-Sat., 2:30 p.m., $150 per person or $275 married couple, includes overnight accommodations, evening snacks, breakfast and lunch. Information and registration: Khristine Meyer, 317-545-7681, ext. 101 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

January 15

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Living the Liturgical Year - Ordinary Time, Benedictine Sister Marie Therese Racine presenting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: bit.ly/2G2qS0J, 317-788-7581.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the Woods. Series: Wine and Women at the Woods!, ( first of three., Jan. 22, Jan. 29), Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $10 per session, $25 for three. Registration deadline: Jan. 9. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 18-20

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, registration: Cheryl McSweeney, cmcsweeney@archindy.org, 317-545-7681, ext. 106 or www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html.

January 22

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the Woods. Series: Wine and Women at the Woods!, (second of three,  Jan. 29), Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $10 per session. Registration deadline: Jan. 9. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

January 29

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Praying with the Saints – Julian of Norwich, Patty Moore presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information, registration: bit.ly/2E252aV, 317-788-7581.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the Woods. Wine and Women at the Woods!, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $10. Registration deadline: Jan. 9. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 5

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality: Tools, (part one of four, Feb. 12, 19, 26), Benedictine Sister Ann Patrice Papesh presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $90 for series, $25 per session. Information, registration: bit.ly/2RCIt0m, 317-788-7581.

February 8-10

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Retreat for Busy Catholic Moms, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, quiet reflection and spiritual enrichment for busy moms with time for sharing, reconciliation available, Fri. 6:30 p.m.-Sun. 1:30 p.m., $220 includes lodging and meals, $130 without lodging. Registration deadline Feb. 1. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

February 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality: Simplicity, (part two of four, Feb. 19, 26), Benedictine Sister Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information, registration: bit.ly/2RCIt0m, 317-788-7581.

February 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Beyond First Impressions: A Couples Retreat, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $425, married couples only. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

February 19

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality: Stability, (part three of four, Feb. 26), Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information, registration: bit.ly/2RCIt0m, 317-788-7581.

February 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 $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

February 22-24

St. Joseph Retreat & Conference Center, 1440 W. Division Road, Tipton (Diocese of Lafayette). Retrouvaille Weekend, $150. Information and registration: 317-489-6811or www.retrouvaille.org.

February 26

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Benedictine Spirituality: Caring for the Sick, Benedictine Sister Heather Jean Foltz presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information, registration: bit.ly/2RCIt0m, 317-788-7581.

February 28

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

March 10

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Lenten Day of Solitude, Providence Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano presenting, reflections, personal time, sharing, reconciliation available, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline: March 4. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Beyond First Impressions: A Couples Retreat, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $425, married couples only. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

March 19

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 $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

March 21

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the­ Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Series: Art for the Soul, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz presenting, (four Thursdays, March 28, April 4, April 11), 9-11 a.m. or 7-9 p.m. at St. Patrick School, 449 S. 19th St., $50 for the series includes supplies. Registration deadline March 17. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

March 22-24

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

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: Cheryl McSweeney, cmcsweeney@archindy.org, 317-545-7681, ext. 106 or www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html.

March 29-31

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Weekend-long Alcoholic Anonymous Meeting in Five Sessions, Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 12-14

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Spring “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.comeandsee.sistersofprovidence.org.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Spiritual Integration: Fitness, Health and Physical Well-being, Benedictine Father Nathaniel Szidik presenting, optional opportunities for group nature walk and other physical activities, bring fitness clothing. $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 17-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Holy Week Retreat—The Leaven of Christ: That in All Things God May be Glorified, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $465 single, $735 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

April 19

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

April 23-25

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.

May 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Being Creative, Being Divine: Freedom and an Ethics of Creativity, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

May 4

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Aging Gracefully: Exploring the Gift of Years, Elizabeth Collins, RN, and Providence well- being coordinator Katie Harich presenting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10. Registration deadline: May 1. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

May 7-9

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

May 11

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Book Study: With Open Hands by Henri Nouwen, (first of three, May 18, May 25) Providence Associates Rev. Rebecca Zelensky and Dr. William Hine presenting, 9:30-11 a.m., $45 includes book. Registration deadline: May 6. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event.

May 14

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 $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

May 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Practice of Christian Meditation, Benedictine Brother William Sprauer presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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