October 22, 2021

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

October 22-30

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 22-24 and 28-30

Theater at the Fort, 9020 Otis Ave. Lawrence. BardFest presents Macbeth by William Shakespeare, 7:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. on Oct. 24), youth production performed by award-winning Agape Theater Company, recommended for ages 12 and older, $20.50-$25.63. Information, tickets: agapetheatercompany.com or 317-875-1900.

October 25, Nov. 1, 8

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 25

The Villages of Indiana online, Foster Parenting Virtual Information Night, 6-8 p.m., for those interested in becoming a foster parent, no fee. For more information or to register: 317-775-6500 or visit www.villageskids.org.

October 27

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

October 28, Nov. 4

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.

October 29

St. Pius X Parish, 720 Sarto Dr., Indianapolis. Evening of Reflection and Sacrament of Reconciliation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 5-9 p.m., provided in American Sign Language, Msgr. Glenn Nelson from the Deaf Apostolate of the Diocese of Rockford, Ill., presenting, includes talk, dinner and penance service, freewill donation accepted. Information and registration: 317-236-1448, ejeffries@archindy.org or cutt.ly/MsgrNelson.

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.

October 31, Nov. 7

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.

November 2

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. All Souls Mass, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

November 3

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.

November 5

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father Sean Danda, celebrant, 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 bilingual 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: 317-750-7309, msross1@hotmail.com.

November 5-6

St. Agnes Parish, 1008 McLary Rd., Nashville. Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., gifts, baked goods, decorated Christmas tree and gift basket silent auction, quilt raffle, gaming event, hot dog lunch available, free admission. Information: 812-988-2778, StAgnesNashville@gmail.com.

November 6

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Paul Chapel, 216 Schellers Ave., Sellersburg. First Saturday Marian Devotion, 8 a.m. rosary, meditation, prayer; 8:30 a.m. Mass with confessions prior. Information: 812-246-3522.

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.

Clay County Courthouse lawn, 609 E. National Ave., Brazil. Pray USA Prayer Rally, noon, sponsored by Annunciation Parish Legion of Mary, prayers for the country. Information: tana.donnelly@fontier.com.

St. Malachy School, 7410 N. County Rd. 1000 E., Brownsburg. Altar Society Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 70 vendors, food desserts and drinks available. Information: 317-852-3195 or altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

Mary, Queen of Peace Parish, 1005 W. Main St., Danville. Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., local vendors, artisans, baked goods, lunch available, free admission. Information: 317-745-4284.

St. Martin of Tours Parish, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., vendors, St. Martins Attic and Crafts, Christmas cookies by the pound, bake shop, raffle tickets, door prizes including handmade quilt, food and drinks, carry out available. Information: 765-342-6379 or secretarysm@att.net.

November 7

All Saints Parish, St. John the Baptist Campus, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. Fall Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (or when sold out), carry out only, adult $13, children $7, whole chicken $13, Mega Split-the-Pot. Information: 812-576-4302, emilyalig.asp@gmail.com.

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General Announcements 

Divorce and Beyond Support Group sessions set for Nov. 8-Dec. 13 in Beech Grove

Divorce and Beyond Support Group, a ministry of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life, will be offered at the Benedict Inn and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., in Beech Grove, from 7-9 p.m. on six consecutive Mondays from Nov. 8-Dec. 13.

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

Separated or divorced individuals of all faiths are welcome.

The cost of the six-week session is $20, which includes materials. Scholarships are available.

Register online at cutt.ly/divorceandbeyond2021.

For more information, contact Gabriela Ross, coordinator of the Office of Marriage and Family Life, at 317-592-4007 or gross@archindy.org.

 

Register for Sidewalk Advocacy training in Indianapolis by Nov. 9

A Sidewalk Advocates for Life training session will be held in Indianapolis from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 13 (the location will be disclosed upon registration).

Do you feel a calling to be a witness to the sanctity of the life of an unborn baby? Would you like to learn more about how you can participate in this beautiful lifesaving ministry? If so, this training is for you.

No special skills are needed—just a humble desire to reach out in love to those experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and a willingness to volunteer as a sidewalk advocate or prayer partner outside the Planned Parenthood facility at 8590 Georgetown Road in Indianapolis.

The deadline to register is Nov. 9.

Registration is $10—payable at the door—which includes a training manual.

For more information, call or e-mail Sheryl Dye at smdye1@gmail.com or 317-407-6881.

To find out more about Sidewalk Advocates for Life, go to www.sidewalkadvocates.org.

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Retreats and Programs

October 29

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: 812-934-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Painting with Padre, 6-9 p.m. last Friday of each month, led by Conventual Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen, includes painting supplies and snack, bring beverage, $40. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/painting-with-the-padre or 812-923-8817.

October 29-31

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Men’s Retreat: Pope Francis on Fraternity, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 1 p.m., two nights and five meals included, $220, commuters $130. Information and registration: www.mountsaintfrancis.org/mens-retreat or 812-923-8817.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. The Way: Healing Retreat for Male Survivors of Abuse, 3 p.m. Fri.-3 p.m. Sun., capped at 15 attendees, archdiocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator Carla Hill and certified counselor and Victim Assistance Program Director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta Sue Stubbs presenting, $200 includes program, five meals, snacks, two overnight stays in private guestroom with private bathroom, scholarships available. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org. Retreat content or scholarship information: 317-236-1548, carlahill@archindy.org.

October 30

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Faith Thinkers Through the Ages, 9 a.m.-noon, second of five sessions (Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4), $20 per session, register by Oct. 26. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or Events.SistersofProvidence.org.

November 1

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.

November 3

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Portraiture as Empathy: Drawing the Human Face, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6-8 p.m., three consecutive Wednesdays, bring supplies, couples, spouses, friends encouraged to attend, $25 per session. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/portraiture or 812-923-8817.

November 3, November 4

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art and Soul Creation Guild, choose between 9:30-11:30 a.m. first Wednesday of the month or 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Providence Sister Rosemary Schmalz presenting, $30 membership fee to join group, $5 per session after. Information and registration: Jeanne Frost, 812-535-2952, jfrost@spsmw.org or Events.SistersofProvidence.org.

November 5-7

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Popular Polish Pope: The Life and Service of Pope John Paul II, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Woman to Woman: Recovery Retreat, Fri. 6 p.m.-Sun. 11:30 a.m., $220 single bedroom for two nights with four meals, $205 shared room for two nights with four meals, $130 for commuters with four meals. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/womantowoman or 812-923-8817.

November 6

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. “My Approach to Photography” workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, local photographer Daniel Dempster presenter, $125. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/daniel-dempster-workshop or 812-923-8817.

November 6, 20

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Faith Thinkers Through the Ages, 9 a.m.-noon, third and fourth of five sessions (Dec. 4), $20 per session, register by Nov. 2. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or Events.SistersofProvidence.org.

November 8, 15, 22, 29

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.

November 9

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.

November 10, 17

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Portraiture as Empathy: Drawing the Human Face, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6-8 p.m., second and third of three consecutive Wednesdays, bring supplies, couples, spouses, friends encouraged to attend, $25 per session. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/portraiture or 812-923-8817.

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