September 9, 2022

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The Coming Month

September 12, 19

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, 203 Fourth St., Aurora. Fall Lecture Series: The Case for Jesus, session one of four (Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3), 6-8 p.m., soup supper, lecture by Father Dan Mahan on The Case for Jesus by Brant Pitre, free, order book via parish office for a $5 shipping fee or via Amazon. Information: 812-537-3992.

September 13

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.

St. Mary Church, 311 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis. Mass for the Season of Creation, 5:15 p.m., Archbishop Charles C. Thompson celebrant. Information: 317-637-3983 or mail@ourcommonhome.org.

September 14

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.

September 15

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.

Virtual Scriptural Rosary for Justice and Peace, 8 p.m. every third Thursday, sponsored by the archdiocesan Catholic Charities-Social Concerns Ministry, free. Information and registration: bit.ly/scripturalrosary.

September 16

Northside Events and Social Club, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, presenter NFL referee Bryan Neale, 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 Sept. 13. Information and registration: cutt.ly/CBE-Reg.

September 16-18

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown, Jr. Ave., Indianapolis. Weekend of Praise Family Festival, Weekend of Praise Family Festival, Fri.: noon-6 p.m. fish fry, 7-10 p.m. music/jazz concert, $20; Sat.: 10 a.m.-

2 p.m. Healthy Initiatives Flu Clinic by Franciscan Health, mini health fair, noon-6 p.m. Praise Party in the Park, food vendors, ministries, neighborhood organizations, 2 p.m. tour of historic church, free will offering; Sun. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mass, 1-3 p.m. porch concert with Men in the Fire, free will offering, treats by Febe dessert truck $5, cold drinks $1. Information: 317-632-9349.

September 17

St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eight St., New Albany. Multicultural Festival, 4-11 p.m., Mass 4 p.m., live entertainment, DJ, ethnic food vendors, kids’ games, prize booth, free admission. Information; 812-944-0417.

St. Bridget of Ireland Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Oktoberfest, 4-10 p.m., Mass 4 p.m., German Meal $13, basket raffle, beer/wine garden, gambling, country store, children’s activities 5-10 p.m., free admission. Information: 765-825-8578.

September 17-18

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Pl., Batesville. Parish Festival, Sat. 5-11 p.m., live music, beer garden, food; Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, cash raffle, country store, beer garden, free admission. Information: 812-934-3204.

September 18

St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michaels Dr., Charlestown. Septemberfest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., chicken dinner, games, raffles, silent auction, free admission. Information: 812-256-3200 or stmichaelsecretary@northclarkcountycatholic.org.

Military Park, 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis. Festival of Faiths, 1-5 p.m., interfaith celebration, exhibitors, vendors, performances, free. Information: 317-268-5300, aimee@indycic.org.

All Saints Parish, St. John Campus, 25743 State Rt. 1, Guilford. Fall Lecture Series: The Case for Jesus, session two of four (Sept. 25, Oct. 2), 6-8 p.m., soup supper, lecture by Father Dan Mahan on The Case for Jesus by Brant Pitre, free, order book via parish office for a $5 shipping fee or via Amazon. Information: 812-537-3992.

St. Meinrad Parish, 19630 N. Fourth St., Saint Meinrad. Fall Picnic, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT, dine in or carry out fried chicken dinners $12, soup and food court, live music, cash and quilt raffle, country store, themed baskets, kids’ zone, handicap dining, parking and shuttle service available, free admission. Information: 812-449-1264 or smcatholic.church/fall-picnic.

September 19

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: Pearlette Springer, pspringer@archindy.org or 317-236-1474.

September 21

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

St. Mary Parish, 777 S. 11th St., Mitchell. Food Tent at Persimmon Festival, 4:30-7 p.m., spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad or apple sauce, iced tea or lemonade, sausage additional, Dymple’s Persimmon Pudding and other desserts, meal cost TBD. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 22

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. 5th Annual St. Raphael Catholic Medical Association Guild of Indianapolis White Mass, 6 p.m., Archbishop Charles C. Thompson presiding, for all healthcare workers, 7:15 p.m. dinner reception with live band and open bar at McGowan Hall, 1304 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, Information and dinner registration: info@indycathmed.org or cutt.ly/CMAGDinner.

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General Announcements 

Archdiocesan Philippine Ministry to host Mass at St. Lawrence Church on Sept. 28

A Mass honoring the feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino saint, will be offered for the Filipino community of the archdiocese at St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., in Indianapolis, at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. All are invited.

The Mass is hosted by the archdiocesan Philippine Ministry. Father Aldrin Tayag, a Filipino priest of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky., will celebrate the Mass.

A reception and fellowship in the parish cafeteria will follow the Mass. All are invited to bring a dish to share.

For more information, contact Maria Solito at mariasolito@yahoo.com or 317-201-0196.

Post-abortion healing retreat for men will be held in central Indiana on Sept. 24-25

A post-abortion healing retreat for men called “Project Joseph” will be held in central Indiana on Sept. 24-25.

Men also suffer from the loss of their aborted children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. This retreat offers encouragement, healing and hope in forgiveness.

For more information, including location, call 765-860-6006 or email dbangs1@gmail.com. All calls and emails are held in confidence.

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Retreats and Programs

September 9-11

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Being & Belonging—A Weekend Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics, Father Jim Farrell facilitating, $190 includes private room, all meals, program and materials, Mass on Sunday. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

September 11

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $40 per day, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $30 per person, dinner additional $10. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

September 12

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Praying Your Child through Anything—Evening of Reflection, 5:30-9 p.m., author Beth Leonard presenting, $45 includes dinner and program. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

September 14

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.

September 16-18

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Being Humble, Being Holy, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 1 Providence Way, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Peace in the Mourning, 6:30 p.m. Fri. -1 p.m. Sun., grief specialist and Providence Sister Connie Kramer, facilitator. $250 on-campus housing, $110 commuter, registration deadline Sept. 9. Registration and information: Events.SistersofProvidence.org, 812-535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org.

September 20

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Praying Your Child through Anything—Day of Reflection, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., author Beth Leonard presenting, $45 includes breakfast, lunch and program. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen: Season One, 5-9 p.m. with dinner, 6-9 p.m. without dinner, first of four stand-alone sessions, view two episodes of season one of The Chosen series followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $25 with dinner per session or $85 for all four sessions or free with no dinner, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

September 23-25

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Listening to the Great Stories of Luke’s Gospel Again for the First Time, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

September 29

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen: Season One, 5-9 p.m. with dinner, 6-9 p.m. without dinner, second of four stand-alone sessions, view two episodes of season one of The Chosen series followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $25 with dinner or free without, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

September 30-Oct 2

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Beauty as a Pathway to God: Religious Art and Symbol in the Spiritual Life, Benedictine Brother Martin Erspamer presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. You Are Not Alone—A Weekend Retreat of Hope and Healing for Survivors of Suicide Loss, 6:30 p.m. Fri.-1 p.m. Sun., Christine Turo-Shields certified therapist, Father Jim Farrell, Providence Sister Connie Kramer and survivors Judy Proctor and Lisa Thibault presenting, commuter rate $35 per person includes meals, private guest room to use during day, Mass, program materials; overnight accommodations available for $30 per night. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Art Journaling Retreat, 9 a.m. Fri.-4 p.m. Sat., Sister of Providence Rosemary Schmalz presenting, $150 includes housing and two meals, $80 commuter and one meal, materials and refreshments provided, registration deadline Sept. 23. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events

October 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen: Season One, 5-9 p.m. with dinner, 6-9 p.m. without dinner, third of four stand-alone sessions, view two episodes of season one of The Chosen series followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $25 with dinner or free without, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

October 5

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, first of six stand-alone Zoom sessions (Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9), led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25 per session or $125 for six sessions, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Contemplative Prayer, in person or via Zoom, sponsored by Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 2-3:30 p.m., Franciscan Sister Olga Wittekind presenting, freewill donation. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 7

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: 812-933-6437, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. From Poverty to Possibility, in person or via Zoom, sponsored by Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Franciscan Sister Caroljean Williie presenting, $30. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 7-9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Growing in the Love of Christ, Benedictine Father Coleman Grabert presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

October 10

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Day of Silence, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $40 per day, includes room, continental breakfast, lunch and use of the common areas and grounds, overnight stays available for additional $30 per person, dinner additional $10. Registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events/, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Viewing of The Chosen: Season One, 5-9 p.m. with dinner, 6-9 p.m. without dinner, fourth of four stand-alone sessions, view two episodes of season one of The Chosen series followed by discussion led by Cheryl McSweeney and Father Keith Hosey, $25 with dinner or free without, registration required. Information and registration: ftm.retreatportal.com/events, 317-545-7681 or lcoons@archindy.org.

October 11

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 .

October 12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Praying All Ways: Exploring Prayer through the Multiple Intelligences, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CT, Agnes Kovacs presenting, $55 includes talk and lunch. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, second of six stand-alone Zoom sessions (Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9), led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Creativity is a Form of Prayer: Card Making, 9:30-11;30 a.m., Franciscan Sister Kathleen Branham and Joan Hunter presenting, $45 includes lunch and materials. Information and registration: 812-933-6437, center@oldenburgosf.com, www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 19

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, third of six stand-alone Zoom sessions (Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9), led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 21-23

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Gratitude, Benedictine Brother Zachary Wilberding presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

October 22

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Transitions—A SoulCollage Journey of Change, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Benedict Inn marketing director Kathy Perron presenting, $80 includes lunch and supplies, register before Oct. 1 for $10 discount. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 24-28

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Great Stories from the Gospel of Luke: Challenges for Preaching and Spiritual Growth, retreat for priests, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $465 single. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

October 26

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, fourth of six stand-alone Zoom sessions (Nov. 2, 9), led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

October 29

St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Polidor 5K Run/Walk, 8:30-10:30 a.m., benefitting the ALFA literacy program in Northern Haiti, $25. Registration and information: 812-378-0697, or cutt.ly/Polidor5K2022.

November 2

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.

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, fifth of six stand-alone Zoom sessions (Nov. 9), led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

November 4-6

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Mozart’s Main Masses, Benedictine Brother Nöel Mueller presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

November 6

Providence Spirituality and Conference Center Foley Room, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Mystics—A Journey of Discovery: St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sister of Providence Paula Damiano presenting, $25 includes materials and refreshments provided. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or spsmw.org/events.

November 9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Growing in Friendship with God, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CT, Kimberly Baker presenting, $55 includes talk and lunch. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

Virtual Addressing Racism Series, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center in Beech Grove, sixth of six stand-alone Zoom sessions, led by Presbyterian Elder Dr. Mary Beth Riner, $25 a session, registration required. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

November 12

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. A Woman’s Work is Never Done, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., author and spiritual director Susan Yanos presenting, $70 includes lunch. Information and registration: benedictinn.org/programs, 317-788-7581, benedictinn@benedictinn.org.

November 18-20

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guesthouse, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Lectio Divina: Praying with the Bible, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke, presenting, $300 single, $425 double. Registration: saintmeinrad.org/retreats.

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