September 10, 2021

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

September 12

St. Mary Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., fried chicken dinners, raffles, kids’ activities, home-cooking, crafts, free admission. Information: 765-932-2588 or dspaeth@stmaryrush.org.

September 12, 19

Benedictine Conversations via GroupMe, 4 p.m. Sundays, Benedictine Sister Jill Marie Reuber, facilitator, sponsored by Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). Information: vocation@thedorm.org.

September 12-14

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Avenue, Indianapolis. Parish Mission: “Welcome Home,” 7 p.m., Father Joseph Donnelly facilitator, free. Information: 317-257-2266 or ueble@ihmindy.org.

September 13, 20

St. Therese of the Child Jesus (Little Flower) Parish Center, St. Therese Room, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. SoulCore Rosary Workout, 6:30-7:15 p.m., prayer and exercise, free. Information: 317-727-1167, joane632003@yahoo.com or soulcore.com.

September 14

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. “The Spirit Breathes” monthly Taizé Prayer Service, 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence, virtual option available at cutt.ly/Taize. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1752 Scheller Ln., New Albany. Pandemic Mass of Consolation, 5:30 p.m., masks required, social distancing available. Information: 812-945-2374 or tyost@olphna.org.

September 15

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

September 16

St. Joseph Church, 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.

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

September 17

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Pro-Life Film Series: Divided Hearts of America, 6 p.m., catered pizza dinner, space limited to 100 attendees, required registration opens Aug. 1. Information and registration: cutt.ly/dividedhearts.

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Dr. Daniel Elsener, president of Marian University, presenting “A Marian Miracle – Building a Great University in a Great American City,” rosary 6:35 a.m., Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following, $18 members, $24 non-members. Register by 4 p.m. on Sept.14. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

September 17-18

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair and Hog Roast, 3-11 p.m., live entertainment, carnival rides, homemade food, youth games, adult beverage tent, raffle and casino, free admission. Information: 317-852-3195 or jkiefer@stmalachy.org.

September 17-19

Knights of Columbus Annual Indiana Biking for Babies Ride, proceeds help fund ultrasound machines for women’s care centers, 175-mile ride from state line to state line, or the leg from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Indianapolis to St. Michael Parish in Greenfield. Rider Information and registration: ranewport@gmail.com. Sponsor a rider or donate: www.kofc437.com.

September 18

St. Bridget of Ireland Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Oktoberfest, 4-10 p.m.; Mass 4 p.m.; German food served 4-7 p.m. at $10 adult, $5 child; beer/wine garden, poker, raffle, 50/50 drawing, country store, snack shack, kids’ games. Information: scwessler@frontier.com, 765-580-2435.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. The Monarch Festival at MountFest, noon- 8 p.m., live music, arts, music and food, artist applications being accepted. Information: cutt.ly/mountfest or 812-923-8817.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Indiana Biking for Babies Midpoint Rally/Prayer Service, 1:30 p.m., rally in support of riders participating in the Knights of Columbus’ Biking for Babies event, speakers, light refreshments. Information: life@indianakofc.org. Sponsor a rider or donate: www.kofc437.com.

September 19

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Parish Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., fried chicken dinners, games, free admission. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Dr., Charlestown. SeptemberFest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner with sides and desserts, cash raffle, quilt raffle, silent auction, games of chance, free admission. Information: 812-256-3200 or stmichaelsecretary@northclarkcountycatholic.org.

Elks Country Club, 2100 US 27, Richmond. Cardinal Classic Golf Outing, benefitting Seton Catholic Athletics, noon lunch, shotgun start at 1 p.m., $60 per person includes lunch, golf cart, green fees and giveaways, register by Sept. 15. Information: 765-962-5010 or emurray@setoncatholics.org.

September 20

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 South Meridian St., Greenwood. World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass, 5:30 p.m., offered in English and Spanish, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson, celebrant. Information: 317-236-1404 or tchamblee@archindy.org.

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General Announcements 

Sept. 28 Green Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Indy to mark Season of Creation

To celebrate the Season of Creation—recognized each year between Sept. 1-Oct. 4—the archdiocesan Creation Care Commission is celebrating a Green Mass at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis.

Father Rick Ginther, the parish’s pastor, will be the principal celebrant.

The public is invited to attend the liturgy.

The Creation Care Commission aims to help Catholics across central and southern Indiana live out the Pope Francis’ call to care more deeply about our intertwined relationships with God, people and Earth.

 

Icon exhibit will take place in Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library through Oct. 30

“Holy Faces: Traditional Icons of Our Lord, His Mother and the Saints,” an exhibit of icons, will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, 200 Hill Dr., in St. Meinrad, through Oct. 30.

The gallery will exhibit works by Connecticut artist Marek Czarnecki and Benedictine Sister Jeana Visel of Ferdinand, Ind. There will be an opening reception on Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. Central Time.

Developed, practiced and preserved primarily by the Eastern Rite, icons carry a patrimony of both theology and art. Unlike naturalistic portraits that seek to create the likeness of an individual at a particular time in his life, icons convey essential dogmatic and biographical information that embody the saint depicted.

The practice of making icons—which are referred to as being “written” instead of “painted”—is often learned as an apprentice. Czarnecki studied under Russian Orthodox iconographer Ksenia Pokrovsky. Czarnecki uses natural materials to make the icons. Linen is glued to a wood panel and primed with a marble-based gesso. It is then painted with egg tempera mixed with natural earth and mineral pigments. The halos and backgrounds are gilded with 22-karat gold.

He has received a variety of awards for his work, including two artist fellowships from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. His icons can be found in churches across the country.

Sister Jeana apprenticed in icon writing with Czarnecki and has been writing icons since 2006. Icons have been a major part of her academic work and were the subject of her master’s thesis and her doctoral treatise.

For library hours, call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311 or visit the Archabbey Library’s website: www.saintmeinrad.edu/library/library-hours.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Those wishing to view the exhibit may want to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

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Retreats and Programs

September 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Spiritual Integration: Fitness, Health and Physical Well-being, Benedictine Brother Nathaniel Szidik presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Healing from Sexual Abuse—A Retreat for Women Religious, Fri. 8:30 p.m.- Sun. 9 p.m., Dr. Rachel Waltz presenting, limited to 15 participants, $350, $24 discount if register by July 31, includes lodging and meals. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

September 11

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. A Eucharist of Encountering: Crossing Thresholds, Becoming Transformed, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., composer, theologian, author and Paulist Father Manalo presenting, includes Mass, lunch, presentation, reflection, painting class with Conventual Franciscan Father Vince Petersen, musical concert, $100 includes meals, materials. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/fr-ricky-manalo or 812-923-8817.

September 14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Personal Day of Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $40, includes a private room for the day and lunch; spiritual direction is available for an additional $30, must be scheduled in advance. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

September 14-October 19

Companions on the Journey, via Zoom, sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, Tuesdays 7-8:30 p.m., Tracey D. Leslie presenting, please commit to six sessions, $125 includes all sessions and book. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

September 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. A Day of Quiet Renewal, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $20, $70 with spiritual direction. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Film, Faith & Franciscanism: Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy, 6:30-9:30 p.m., freewill offering, registration required, online option available. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

September 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. How to Read the Biblical Prophets, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, 7 p.m. Fri.-11:45 a.m. Sun., for engaged couples only, includes materials, meals, snacks, presentations and separate overnight accommodations, $298 per couple. Registration: cutt.ly/TOBITRetreat or 317-545-7681, must also complete “Tobit Required Info Sheet” at cutt.ly/TOBITForm and email to jburger@archindy.org. Information on program: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 x. 106 or cmcsweeney@archindy.org.

September 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Healing Your Post-COVID Spirit, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Jennifer Profitt, presenter, registration required, $25, online option available. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

September 19

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Coffee Talks “Faith, Travel & Religious Tour”: Guatemala, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Franciscan Sister Caroljean Willie presenting, online option available, freewill donation. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

September 21, October 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $28 per person, dinner additional $9. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

September 24-26

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Contemplative Living, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

September 25

St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, 535 E. Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Retreat, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., sponsored by archdiocesan Marriage and Family Life Office, for engaged couples preparing for marriage, $135 per couple. Information and registration: 317-236-7310 or ccorona@archindy.org.

September 28-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Healing Anger Through Forgiveness, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

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