November 26, 2021

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The Coming Month

November 29

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.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Rd., Indianapolis. SHIP (Singles Hoping Involved Partnership), 6:30-8:30 p.m., fellowship ministry for singles ages 45 and older, Euchre tournament and Mexican snack pitch-in, free. Information: martinlow8@cs.com 317-826-6000.

December 1

Mount St. Francis Chapel, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mount St. Francis. Advent Service of Hope and Healing, 7:30 p.m., online option available. Information: www.mountsaintfrancis.org/advent-hope, 812-923-8817.

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.

December 2-10

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena, 7 p.m. Information: 317-546-4065, ext. 340, or dbergeron@saintlawrence.net.

December 3

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., 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.

St. Alphonsus Liguori Parish, 1870 W. Oak St., Zionsville (Lafayette Diocese). Advent Transformation Night, 6:30 p.m., Encounter event with worship, talk and prayer, Father Ben Muhlenkamp speaking, free. Information: 317-795-4912 or indianapolis@encounterschool.org.

December 4

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.

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Shop Inn-spired Annual Christmas Sale and Open House, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-788-7581.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Black Catholic Women Advent Gathering – This is Us: Women of the Bible, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Child Jesus Sister Maria Rukwishuro, facilitator and Divine Word Missionary Father Charles Smith Mass celebrant. In-person registration: cutt.ly/BLKWomen21. Online registration: cutt.ly/BLKWomen21online. Information: Pearlette Springer, pspringer@archindy.org or 317-236-1474.

December 5, 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@thedome.org.

December 6, 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.

December 7

Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel. Right to Life of Indiana Christmas Gala, 6:30 p.m., former Vice President Mike Pence Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, keynote by pro football champion Matt Birk, Christian music artist Colton Dixon performing, individual reservation $100, table for 10 $1,000, table sponsorships available. Information and reservations: www.irtl.org/gala or 317-413-9123.

December 8

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.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. 75th Anniversary Mass and Reception, 6 p.m., reception follows Mass in the activities center. Information: 317-257-2266 or cduenne@ihmindy.org.

December 9-12

Holy Spirit Parish, 7243 E. 10th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Events, Dec. 9—7 p.m. Mass of St. Juan Diego, 7:30 p.m. novena, 8:30 p.m. apparition re-enactment; Dec. 10—7 p.m. Mass, 7:30 p.m. rosary, 8:30 p.m. apparition re-enactment, 9 p.m. adoration; Dec. 11—7 p.m. rosary and novena, 7:30 p.m. apparition re-enactment, 8 p.m. dances/serenade, 10 p.m. holy hour, 11 p.m. Mass; Dec. 12—midnight mañanita. Information: qrodriguez@holyspirit.cc.

December 10-11

St. Paul Catholic Center, 1413 E. 17th St., Bloomington. Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 10—10 p.m. music and presentation; Dec. 11—midnight Mass followed by festive meal. Information: frdennis@hoosiercatholic.org.

December 11

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, 8 p.m. Mass, 9:30 p.m. dancing, 9:30-11 p.m., mañanitas, free. Information: 317-546-4065, ext. 340, or dbergeron@saintlawrence.net.

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast, 9 p.m.-midnight, rosary, matachines dance, apparition narrative, mañanitas. Information: 812-379-9353 or kcamargo@stbparish.net.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 720 N. “A” St., Richmond. Misa de nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe (Mass for Our Virgin of Guadalupe), 11 a.m.

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General Announcements 

None listed this week.

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Retreats and Programs

November 26

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.

November 29

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Come to the Manger Advent Retreat, 6-9:30 p.m., Benedictine Sister Julie Sewell presenting $45, includes dinner. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

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.

December 1

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Advent with St. Joseph Day of Reflection with Father Jim Farrell, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $45 includes continental breakfast, lunch, program, and Mass. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

Dec. 1, Dec. 2

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.

December 2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Advent with St. Joseph Evening of Reflection with Father Jim Farrell, 5:30-9 p.m., $45 includes light dinner, program, and Mass. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

December 4

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, fifth of five sessions, $20 per session, register by Dec. 1. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or Events.SistersofProvidence.org.

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