October 29, 2021

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month - - - General - - - Retreats 

The Coming Month

November 1, 15, 22, 29

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.

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 4

Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School, 3360 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Open House, 6-8 p.m. Information: 317-924-4333, ext. 426, or jliston@cardinalritter.org.

November 4, 11, 18

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.

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. Martin’s 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, 14, 21, 28

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.

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, adults $13, children $7, whole chicken $13, Mega Split-the-Pot. Information: 812-576-4302, emilyalig.asp@gmail.com.

November 9

The Atrium, 3143 Thompson Road, Indianapolis. Gabriel Project Dinner, 6:15 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. dinner, Father Jerry Byrd speaking, registration required by Nov. 5, free. Information and registration: sheri@goangels.org or make donations at cutt.ly/gabrieldonations.

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.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Franciscan Room, Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild of St. Paul Hermitage, noon, bring drink, snacks available. Information: Kathy Spotts, 317-783-6967.

November 10

St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, 10655 Haverstick Rd., Carmel (Lafayette Diocese). Annulment Information Evening, 7-9 p.m., Father Timothy Alkire, Judicial Vicar for the Lafayette, Ind., Diocese Marriage Tribunal, presenter, free. Registration: Claudia Castillo, 765-269-4662. Information: Susan McIntosh, 317-938-8950.

November 10, 24

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). Information: vocation@thedome.org.

November 13

Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Recharge Women’s Retreat, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Father Michael Keucher presenting, for women of all ages, prayer, speaker, reflection, $20 suggested donation, includes breakfast and lunch. Registration deadline Nov. 10. Information and registration 317-691-2633 or womenofourlady@gmail.com.

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General Announcements 

Celebrate Marriage ministry offers evening of entertainment by magician Ryan Siebert on Nov. 20

Celebrate Marriage, a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish in Greenwood, will offer an evening of dining and entertainment featuring magician Ryan Siebert at Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, 335 S. Meridian St., in Greenwood, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Nov. 20.

Married couples of all ages are invited to attend.

The Celebrate Marriage mission is to give couples opportunities for Christ-centered marriage enrichment through large group, small group and individual couple events. Their purpose is to provide opportunities for married couples to have time together, to find the romance in their marriage, to examine their lives together, to look for the fun in their marriage, to grow closer together—in other words, to be the best couple they can be.

The cost is $40 per couple. Registration is required by Nov. 14.

To register or for more information, contact the ministry at 317-489-1557 or olgmarriageministry@gmail.com.

 

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

Divorce and Beyond Support Group, a ministry of the rchdiocesan 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 ultimate 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.

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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.

November 12

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.

November 12 and/or 13 or 12-13

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Owl Prowl and Migratory Bird Walk, 6-10 p.m. owl hike, $25 includes dinner, presentation, owl hike, ends with bonfire and s’mores; Sat. 8-11 a.m. $25 includes breakfast and two bird walks; $120 overnight package includes all meals and activities listed above plus lodging. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/migratory-birds or 812-923-8817.

November 12-14

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Lectio Divina: Praying with the Bible, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

November 13

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pilgrimage: Gratitude, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., walking hike pilgrimage lead by Conventual Franciscan Father Vince Petersen, bring water bottle and lunch, rain or shine, $30. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org//pilgrimage or 812-923-8817.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Intimacy and Languages of Love, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind presenting, $25 or $40 with CEUs. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

November 14

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

November 19-21

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Popular Stories from the Gospel of John, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

November 20

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. With Grateful Hearts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Judy Ribar presenting, $50 includes lunch. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/with-grateful-hearts or 812-923-8817.

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, fourth of five sessions (Dec. 4), $20 per session, register by Nov. 16. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or Events.SistersofProvidence.org.

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