October 1, 2021

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The Coming Month

October 1-30

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. “Holy Faces: Traditional Icons of Our Lord, His Mother and the Saints” iconography exhibit, free. Information and library hours: 812-357-6401, 800-987-7311 or saintmeinrad.edu/library/library-hours.

October 4, 11, 18, 25

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.

October 5

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. St. Thomas More Society Red Mass and Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Mass with Archbishop Charles C. Thompson celebrating (pre-registration for the dinner following the Mass is now closed). Information and registration: 317-236-1482 or ccf@archindy.org.

October 6

MCL Cafeteria, 5520 Castleton Corner Lane, Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, 5:30 p.m., Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles—separated, widowed or divorced—age 50 and older, new members welcome, also call about regular Friday night dinner events. Information: 317-796-8605 or 317-243-0777.

October 7, 14, 21, 28

St. Michael Parish, 519 Jefferson Blvd., Greenfield. The Parables of Jesus Bible Study, Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m., offered by Guadalupe Bible college graduates, bring Bible, online option available, free. Information and registration: ljdarlene@gmail.com.

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 4625 N. Kentwood Ave, Indianapolis. Ecological Conversion: Answering the Call to Care for Our Common Home, 6-7:30 p.m., sponsored by archdiocesan Creation Care Ministry, free. Information: mail@ourcommonhome.org.

October 9-10

Holy Name of Jesus Church, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Bruté Weekend, all weekend Masses, Father Andrew Syberg, vice rector of Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, will celebrate Mass and share how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

October 10

St. Monica Church, 6131 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 4:30 p.m., second Sunday of every month. Information: 317-236-1474 or pspringer@archindy.org.

October 10, 17, 24

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.

October 12

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.

October 13, 27

Group Lectio via Zoom, 7 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Benedictine Sister Jill Marie Reuber, facilitator, sponsored by Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). Information: vocation@thedome.org.

October 16-17

Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1005 W. Main St., Danville. Bruté Weekend, all weekend Masses, Father Daniel Bedel, spiritual director of Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, will celebrate Mass and share how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

October 20

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

October 21

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.

Mt. Gilead Church, 6019 E. State Road 144, Mooresville. Right to Life of Johnson and Morgan Counties Annual Banquet, U.S. Senator Todd Young, speaker, $27 adults, $22 high school or college students, register by Oct. 15. Information: 317-697-2441.

October 23

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Faithful Citizens Rosary Walk, 10:45-11:45 a.m., meet in front of church. Information: faithful.citizens2016@gmail.com.

October 23-24

Prince of Peace Church, 413 E. 2nd St., Madison. Bruté Weekend, all weekend Masses, Father Daniel Bedel, spiritual director of Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, will celebrate Mass and share how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

October 30

Virtual Dialogue on Intercultural Competency, via Zoom, sponsored by archdiocesan Black Catholic Ministry, “Building Intercultural Competence for Disrupting Racism,” 10 a.m. Donna Grimes, speaking, freewill offering. Registration: cutt.ly/VDIC. Information: Pearlette Springer, pspringer@archindy.org or 317-236-1474.

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Polidor 5K Run/Walk, 8:30-11 a.m., benefiting ALFA program in northern Haiti, $30 with shirt, registration by Oct. 15. Information and registration: 812-378-0697 or HaitiALFA@gmail.com.

October 31

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@thedome.org.

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General Announcements 

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Retreats and Programs

October 1-3

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Unpacking the Vocation of Marriage through Scripture and Married Saints, for married couples, Josh and Angie Greulich presenting, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Come and See Retreat, 7 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., for women ages 18-42 discerning religious life, food and housing provided. Information and registration: ComeandSee.SistersofProvidence.org or 361-500-9505.

October 8-10

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Rule of St. Benedict for Life Today, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

October 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. The Greatest Stories Ever Told: Healing from Trauma and Abuse, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Father Steven Schaftlein and Patty Moore presenting, free, donations accepted, advance registration required. Registration: www.benedictinn.org/programs. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

October 11, 18, 25

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Brother Bob’s Bible Study, Mondays 10:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., led by Andrew Hennessy, free. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/bible-study or 812-923-8817.

October 13

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.

October 13, 20, 29, November 1

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Plein Air Classes: Painting the Autumn Landscape, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 5-7 p.m., learn outdoor painting techniques from Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen, open to all levels, bring paints, canvases and brushes; chairs, easels and drawing tables provided, $25. Registration: www.mountsaintfrancis.org/painting-the-landscape or 812-923-8817.

October 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Being Humble, Being Holy, retreat on St. Benedict’s spiritual teachings, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. 5th Annual Peace in the Mourning Grief Retreat, 6:30 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., widows’ retreat, Providence Sister Connie Kramer, Father James Farrell and Nancy Pinard presenting, $200 includes program, five meals, snacks, two overnight stays in private guestroom with private bathroom. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

October 16

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. My True Name: A SoulCollage Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kathy Perron presenting, includes lunch and materials, $75. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 17

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

October 18, 25

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “Brother Bob’s Bible Study,” Mondays 10:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., led by Andrew Hennessy, free. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/bible-study or 812-923-8817.

October 18-22

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. A Conversation with St. Paul Regarding the Trials of Pastoral Ministry, retreat for priests, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $465 single. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

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