December 3, 2021

Events Calendar

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The Coming Month

December 6, 13

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, emcee Emmy-winning anchor and reporter Brooke Martin, 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 reenactment; Dec. 10—7 p.m. Mass, 7:30 p.m. rosary, 8:30 p.m. apparition reenactment, 9 p.m. adoration; Dec. 11—7 p.m. rosary and novena, 7:30 p.m. apparition reenactment, 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 Parish, 720 N. “A” St., Richmond. Misa de nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe (Mass for Our Virgin of Guadalupe), 11 a.m., Information: 765-962-3902 or lmiller@setonparishes.org.

December 11-12

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 6000 W. 34th St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, Dec. 11—7 p.m. rosary, 8 p.m. bilingual Mass, 9 p.m. children’s play of Apparitions, 10 p.m. dances, 11 p.m. Mass in Spanish; Dec. 12—12:30 a.m. mariachi band, 8 p.m. Mass. Information: 317-291-7014, ext. 0, or parish@stgabrielindy.org.

St. Monica Parish, 6131 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mañanitas, Dec. 11—8 p.m. rosary, apparitions re-enactment, mariachi; Dec. 12—bilingual midnight Mass with Aztec dancers, 12:30 p.m. Mass in Spanish, followed by a procession with Aztec dancers and reception in gym with music and Chinelos dancers. Information: 317-253-2193.

St. Joseph Parish, 125 E. Broadway, Shelbyville. Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, Dec. 11—11 p.m. rosary, 11:30 p.m. Aztec Dance and apparition re-enactment; Dec. 12—midnight Mass, 1 a.m. serenade. Information: james@sjsshelbyville.org.

St. Mary Parish, 317 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Our Lady of Guadalupe Event, Dec. 11—9 p.m. pilgrimage to Monument Circle, brief dance and apparitions play; Dec. 12—midnight Mass followed by coffee and bread. Information: liset@saintmarysindy.org.

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, Dec. 11—10 p.m. apparitions play, 11 p.m.-midnight Marian songs; Dec. 12—11:30 a.m. rosary, noon Mass followed by luncheon in Pastoral Center. Information: info@stmarysna.org.

December 12

Prince of Peace Parish, St. Patrick Chapel, 305 W. State St., Madison. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass and Dinner, noon, free. Information 812-265-4166 or parishoffice@popeace.org.

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.

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.

December 14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Leave the Light On, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., sacrament of reconciliation offered all day, no appointment needed. Information: 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

December 15

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

December 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.

December 17

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, speaker TBA, 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 Dec. 14. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

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General Announcements 

Longest Night service to be held at Saint Meinrad on Dec. 18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad will offer a Service of the Longest Night at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel, 200 Hill Dr., in St. Meinrad, at 6 p.m. CT on Dec. 18.

Benedictine Father Adrian Burke will lead the service, which will include prayer and Scripture that acknowledges those who mourn and struggle with loss during the Christmas season. All are welcome.

Light refreshments will follow.

Reservations are requested by e-mailing info@abbeycaskets.com or by calling 800-987-7380.

Parking is available in the Guest House parking lot.

 

Vox Sacra to hold concert in Indianapolis on Dec. 19

Vox Sacra (Sacred Voice), the Schola Cantorum of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will perform a concert of Advent and Christmas music at St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 Central Ave., in Indianapolis, at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19.

The concert, which will feature works by Elgar, Guerrero, Sweelinck, Josquin and more, is free and all are welcome.

For more information, contact the Office of Worship at 317-236-1483, 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1483, ctuley@archindy.org or visit www.voxsacra.com.

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Retreats and Programs

December 15, 16, 17

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Advent Days of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, 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.

December 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Christmas for Adults, what the Gospels have to say about Jesus’ birth, Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

December 20, 27

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.

2022

January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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.

January 6, 13, 20, 27

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Cave to Mountaintop: Benedict’s Vision for a Spiritual Life, “The Life and Miracles of St. Benedict,” 7-8:30 p.m., virtual program via Zoom, Benedictine Sister Antoinette Purcelle presenting, four independent sessions (session two “The Rule of Benedict: Imitating Christ’s Humility and Obedience” Jan. 13; session three “The Rule of Benedict: Imitating Christ’s Prayer and Service” Jan. 20; session four “Living Benedict’s Vision in the 21st Century” Jan. 27), $25 per session or $75 for four sessions, check-in begins 30 minutes prior to each event. Registration: cutt.ly/mountaintop22. Information: benedictinn@benedictinn.org, 317-788-7581.

January 8

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Pilgrimage: Peace, 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.

January 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 per day, 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.

January 14-16

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. TOBIT-Marriage Preparation Weekend, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. 11:45 a.m., includes rooms, meals, $298 per couple. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

January 21

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.

January 24-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Winter Chant Workshop, for directors of liturgical music, Benedictine Brother John Glasenapp presenting, $750 single, $835 double, $200 commuter. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

January 28

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.

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