December 17, 2021

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December 22, January 12, 26

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.

December 26

Benedictine Conversations via GroupMe, 4 p.m., Benedictine Sister Jill Marie Reuber, facilitator, sponsored by Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. (Diocese of Evansville). Information: vocation@thedome.org.

January 5, Feb. 2

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.

January 7

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.

January 8

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.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Teen Volunteering Opportunity, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 12-18, assist with retired Providence Sisters. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish, 8155 Oaklandon Rd., Indianapolis. Chant Workshop, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., sponsored by National Association of Pastoral Musicians Indianapolis, Saint Meinrad Seminarian Sam Rosko, presenter, register by Jan. 3., $10. Information and registration: 317-826-6000 ext. 156 or indynpm@gmail.com.

January 8-9

North Vernon Catholic Community, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Bruté Weekend, all weekend Masses, Father Daniel Bedel, spiritual director of Bruté College Seminary, will celebrate Mass and share how the seminary forms future priests. Information: Ellen Sanders, 317-236-1501 or esanders@archindy.org.

January 11

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Taizé Prayer at the Woods, 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.

January 15

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Helpers of God’s Most Precious Infants Prayer Vigil for Life, 8:30 a.m. Mass, then prayer partners will carpool to Clinic for Women at 3607 W. 16th St. for vigil. Information: eric@romancatholicgentleman.com.

January 17

Sr. Thea Bowman Black Catholic Women Monthly Prayer Gathering, via Zoom, third Monday of each month, sponsored by archdiocesan Black Catholic Ministry, 7 p.m. Join meeting: cutt.ly/SrTheaPrayer, meeting ID: 810 3567 0684 or dial-in at 301-715-8592. Information: pspringer@archindy.org or 317-236-1474.

January 19

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

January 20

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. Information: 317-244-9002.

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. Monthly Mass, 2 p.m. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

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General Announcements 

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Retreats and Programs

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 4, Feb. 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.

January 5-June 29

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Sign Language: The Three Cs, 1-2:30 p.m., Wednesdays through June 29, Louise Burns and Maryann Barth presenting, $70 for 14 sessions, no book required. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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, 7-8:30 p.m., virtual program via Zoom, Benedictine Sister Antoinette Purcelle presenting, four independent sessions, Jan 6: “The Life and Miracles of St. Benedict”; Jan. 13: “The Rule of Benedict: Imitating Christ’s Humility and Obedience”; Jan 20: “The Rule of Benedict: Imitating Christ’s Prayer and Service”; Jan 27: “Living Benedict’s Vision in the 21st Century,” $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 7

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Hail Mary full of grace, come meet a sister face-to-face: Sister Jessica Vitente, virtual, 6:30-7:45 p.m., for single Catholic women ages 18-42, free. Information and registration: cutt.ly/MeetSrJessica, 361-500-9505 or jluna@spsmw.org.

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, Feb. 14

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

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Hail Mary full of grace, come meet a sister face-to-face: Sister Arrianne Whittaker, virtual, 6:30-7:45 p.m., for single Catholic women ages 18-42, free. Information and registration: cutt.ly/MeetSrArrianne, 361-500-9505 or jluna@spsmw.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 16

Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Peace Building and Creative Non-Violence: The Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 6:30–8 p.m., Franciscan Father Vincent Petersen presenting, $15 suggested donation. Information and registration: mountsaintfrancis.org/peace-building or 812-923-8817.

January 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Spiritual Resolutions: Re-energize Your Faith in 2022, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Deacon Richard Wagner presenting, $45. Registration: cutt.ly/fatimaretreats, 317-545-7681 or jburger@archindy.org.

January 21, Feb. 18

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.

February 11-13

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 100 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Beyond the Fantastic!, for married couples, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

February 19

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. St. Hildegard of Bingen, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25, Franciscan Sister Ola Wittekind presenting. Information and registration: 812-934-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

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