September 29, 2017

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The Coming Month

September 29

Knights of Columbus, Mater Dei Council #437, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware, Indianapolis. Agape Performing Arts Fall Harvest Swing Dance Fundraiser, 7-11 p.m., $10 admission. Information, agapeshows@gmail.com, 317-631-4373.

St. Joseph Parish, 125 E. Broadway, Shelbyville. Octoberfest, 5-11 p.m., food, brews, pumpkin painting, live music, free. Information: 317-398-8227.

September 29-30

Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest and Health and Safety Fair, 5 p.m.-midnight, $20,000 raffle, health and safety fair, kids games and inflatables, authentic German food, Fri. 8:30-11:30 p.m. “The Flying Toasters” band, Sat. 6:30-8:30 p.m. “Spinrut” band, 8:30-11:30 p.m., “Woomblies Rock Orchestra” band. Information: 317-784-5454.

St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m., food barn, carnival, kids games, crafters, corn hole, wine and beer garden. Information:  317-831-4142.

September 30

St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Annual Raffle, 6-10 p.m., games, food, drinks, music and more, $20 per person. Information: stritasecretary71@yahoo.com, 317-632-9349.

Primo Banquet Hall, 2615 National Ave., Indianapolis. Angels of Grace 10th Anniversary Luncheon, style show, lunch, award ceremony, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $35 per person, $260 table of eight. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

September 30-October 1

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Introduction to the Flame of Love Movement, following 4:30 p.m., 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Masses in first floor classroom of CYO building. Information: 317-753-8434 or trustandpraise@gmail.com.

October 1

Central Indiana Life Chain, 2:30-3:30 p.m., downtown Indianapolis along Meridian St. from St. Claire Street north to 38th St. Parking available at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., and Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council building, 1305 N. Delaware St. Information: www.nationallifechain.org/, Larry Holbrook, 317-919-1653.

Bloomington Life Chain, 2-3:30 p.m., neighborhood parking and signs available at 16 locations along East Third Street from College Mall Road west to College Ave., then south on College Ave. to Planned Parenthood. Information: Carole Canfield, 812-322-5114.

Brazil Life Chain, 2-3 p.m., Highway 40 at Alabama St. Information: Jeff Etling, 812-230-6365.

Brookville Life Chain, 2-3 p.m., Main St. at the Courthouse. Information:  Jerry Mersch, 513-702-4949.

Columbus Life Chain, 2-3 p.m., Second Street at Washington St. in front of city hall. Information: Don Demas, 812-372-0774.

Connersville Life Chain, 2-3 p.m., 30th St. at Park Road. Information: Joyce Nobbe, 765-647-3154.

Greensburg Life Chain, 2-3 p.m., North Lincoln Street at 10th Street. Information: Pat Koors, 812-614-0595.

Lawrenceburg Life Chain, 2-3:30 p.m., U.S. 50 between Walnut St. and Front St. Information:  Duane Meyer, 812-537-4853.

Milan Life Chain, 3-4 p.m., Highway 101 at Highway 350. Information:  Ed King, 812-654-6502.

Terre Haute Life Chain, 2-3:30 p.m., 3rd St. at Wabash Ave. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060. †

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis. Neighborhood Street Fair, 3-7 p.m., food, drinks, entertainment, crafts, children’s games, bingo and information booths, free. Information: 317-638-5551, springman0823@hotmail.com.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in Slow Motion, step-by-step explanation of words and actions of the Mass, 9:30 a.m. Information: 317-257-2266.  

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot, Fall Festival and Chicken Dinner, 10:30 a.m. until folks leave, chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, booths, raffles for items and money, quilts, firing range. Information: 812-246-3522.

Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., fried chicken and roast beef dinners with sides, homemade ice cream, money raffle, quilts, pull tabs, basket booth, kids games, silent auction, baked goods, Christmas crafts. Information: 812-934-3013.

October 3

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Feast Day of St. Mother Theodore Guerin Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

Mission 27 Resale, 132 Leota St., Indianapolis. Senior Discount Day, every Tuesday, seniors get 30 percent off clothing, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., ministry supports Indianapolis St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry and Changing Lives Forever program. Information: 317-687-8260.

October 4

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Solo Seniors, Catholic, educational, charitable and social singles, 50 and over, single, separated, widowed or divorced. New members welcome. 6 p.m. Information:  317-243-0777.

October 6

Women’s Care Center, 4901 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Mass, 5 p.m., Father Anthony Rowland presiding, optional tour of center to follow. Information: 317-829-6800, www.womenscarecenter.org

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Lumen Dei Catholic Business Group, 6:30 a.m. Mass, 7:15-8:30 a.m. breakfast at Lincoln Square Pancake House, 2330 N. Meridian, Indianapolis. Information: 317-435-3447 or lumen.dei@comcast.net.

Most Holy Name of Jesus Church, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. First Friday devotion, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 5:30 p.m.; reconciliation, 5:45-6:45 p.m.; Mass, 7 p.m.; Litany of the Sacred Heart and prayers for the Holy Father, 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-784-5454.

Our Lady of the Greenwood Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. First Friday 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: 317-888-2861 or info@olgreenwood.org.

St. Lawrence Church, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. First Friday Charismatic Renewal Praise and Mass, praise and worship 7 p.m., Mass 7:30 p.m. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeyes@indy.rr.com.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. “A Comedy Writer Finds God,” featuring comedian Tom Leopold, 7 p.m. cocktails and appetizers, 8 p.m., show, $20 per person or reserved seating for tables of eight. Reservations: www.services.ihmindy.org. Information: 317-257-2266.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Pottery and Beyond, Franciscan Sister Ann Vonder Meulen presenting, 1:30-4:30 p.m. or 6-9 p.m., 12-hour course, week one of four (Oct. 13, 20, 27), $150 includes materials.  Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

October 7

St. Nicholas Parish, 6461 E. St. Nicholas Dr., Sunman. Prayer, Family and Relationship with God Conference, John Beaulieu of Franciscan University of Steubenville presenting, for teens and adults, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., bring lunch and dinner (or order pizza through parish), drinks and snacks provided, free will offering. Information: 317-439-3432, servantsofgod@etczone.com.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in Slow Motion, a step-by-step explanation and perspective of the words and actions of the Mass, 11:15 a.m. Information: 317-257-2266.

St. Anthony Parish, 337 N. Warman, Indianapolis. 10th Annual Saints in the Streets Neighborhood Clean-Up, in cooperation with St. Barnabas Parish, Indianapolis, 8 a.m.-noon, volunteers receive a t-shirt and free lunch. Register: bit.ly/2uZSCbH. Information: 317-292-8964, saintinthestreets@gmail.com.

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th St., Beech Grove. Fall Rummage Sale, 8 a.m-3 p.m., clothes, jewelry, electronics, dishes and more. Information: 317-784-6860, p108cmaster@sbcglobal.net.

St. Michael Church, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. First Saturday Marian Devotional Prayer Group, Mass, prayers, rosary, confession, meditation, 8 a.m. Information: 765-647-5462.

Terre Haute Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 7:30 a.m. Mass at the Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale, Terre Haute; 8:45 a.m. car pool from St. Patrick Parish, 1807 Poplar St., Terre Haute, to Bloomington Planned Parenthood, 421 S. College Ave., arriving 10:15 a.m.; return to St. Patrick Parish around noon. Information: Tom McBroom, 812-841-0060, mcbroom.tom@gmail.com.

St. Mary Parish, serving American and Mexican food during the Harvest Homecoming Parade, corner of Spring and Eighth streets, New Albany. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 812-944-0417.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Harvest Hootenanny, music, BBQ, locally grown foods, cash bar, 4-9 p.m., $25 for music and food, reservations preferred. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle. Octoberfest, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, 4-11 p.m., indoor and outdoor activities, food, beer and wine, bingo, poker booth, raffle for Notre Dame/IU/Purdue/Colts tickets and cash, kids games 4-8 p.m., live music by MacDaddys and the DePauw German Brass Quintet. Information: 765-653-5678.

October 8

St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 4625 N. Kenwood Ave., Indianapolis. Mass in French, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-627-7729 or acfadi2014@gmail.com.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower) Church, 4720 E. 13th St., Indianapolis. Class of ’63 monthly gathering, 6 p.m. Mass, optional dinner afterward. Information: 317-408-6396.

October 9

St. Susanna Church, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Living Rosary, 7-8 p.m., light refreshments to follow. Information: Bridget Schlebecker, 317-838-7722. bschlebecker@saintsusanna.com

October 10

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 12:30 p.m. Information: 317-223-3687, vlgmimi@aol.com.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Monthly Taizé Prayer Service, theme “Praying for Peace in the World and in Our Hearts,” 7-8 p.m., silent and spoken prayers, simple music, silence. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org.

October 12

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Nature Nights, Benedictine Sisters Sheila Fitzpatrick and Angela Jarboe presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., donations accepted. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Open House, for prospective students and families, 6-6:30 p.m. check in, 6:30-8:30 p.m. welcome, information sessions, tours, community fair. Information and registration: www.scecina.org/openhouse. Walk-ins welcome.

October 13

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Chapel, 2605 St. Joe Rd. W., Sellersburg. 100th Anniversary of Fatima, commemoration events vary per month, 6 p.m. Information: Phyllis Burkholder, 812-246-2252.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Recitation of the Rosary (outdoor Fatima shrine, corner of E. 57th St. and Washington Blvd.), in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions, 6 p.m. Information: mbdoughert@aol.com.

St. Luke the Evangelist Church Chapel, 7575 Holliday Dr., E., Indianapolis. 100th Anniversary Fatima Holy Hour, after 5:30 p.m. Mass, prayer and rosary. Information: 317-259-4373. 

October 13-22

Downtown Square, Rockville. St. Joseph Parish Cruller Shack at the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 765-569-5406.

October 14

SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral chapel, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Morning with Mary, honoring the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Mother appearing at Fatima, nationally acclaimed speaker Heather Renshaw and Benedictine Sister Mary Nicolette Etienne presenting, doors open at 8 a.m. with light refreshments and items for purchase in assembly hall of the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara  Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., 9 a.m.-noon program. Parking and registration information: www.archindy.org/morningwithmary.

Camp Na-Wa-Kwa, 7865 E. County Road 300 N., Poland, In. Catholic Scout Retreat, sponsored by the Catholic Committee on Scouting, Indianapolis, activities for all ages centered on praying the rosary, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $8 person payable at the door, includes lunch. Information: 317-850-3402, hibnerjohn@yahoo.com. Registration: www.ccsindy.net/retreat-2017.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Pumpkinfest, benefiting youth ministry programming, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., games, pumpkins for sale, pumpkin recipe contest, raffle, dinner and adult beverages 6:30-9:30 p.m., entertainment by Big Daddy Caddy 7-8:30 p.m., free admission, extra parking at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3425 W. 30th St. Information: John Felter, 317-313-9498, jwfeltersr@gmail.com.

Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, noon. Information: Mary Ann Evans, 317-985-1950.

St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Miracle of the Sun Public Rosary Rally, in honor of 100th anniversary of Fatima, procession begins at 11:30 a.m. from the parish to corner of W. Washington St. and S. Waldemere Ave., parking available two blocks off Waldemere. Information: 317-271-5234, barnett8739@att.net.

October 15

St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. Shooting Match/Festival, 10:30 a.m. CT, food, raffle, bingo, children’s games. Information: 812-843-5713.

October 17

St. Lawrence Parish, 4650 N. Shadeland, Indianapolis. Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit Bible Sharing Series, hosted by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Indiana, 7-8:30 p.m. every Tues. through Dec. 12, $10 for materials. Information: 317-546-7328, mkeys@indy.rr.com.

October 18

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

October 19

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

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.

October 20

University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio. Marian Forum: Mary in Asia and Africa, academic gathering to promote the Blessed Virgin Mary, 2:30-4:30 p.m., also available on line. Registration required by Oct. 6: goo.gl/84Lg5L. Information: 937-229-4214.

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Vocation Evening of Discernment, 4-9 p.m., for women ages 19-40, prayer, dinner and tools for discernment. Register:  vocations@benedictine.com, 317-787-3287, ext. 3032.

October 21

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Vocation Evening of Discernment, 4-9 p.m., for women ages 19-40, prayer, dinner and tools for discernment. Register:  vocations@benedictine.com, 317-787-3287, ext. 3032.

Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., Indianapolis. Ladies’ Holiday Boutique benefiting St. Vincent de Paul Society, ladies’ and children’s clothing, floral designs, home décor, jewelry, cosmetics, fine art and more, free with donation of non-perishable food item or personal hygiene product to benefit the food pantry, lunch and cash bar available, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Indiana Blood Mobile on site, sign up at www.donorpoint.org, enter “St. Vincent de Paul 10/21/17” under sponsor name. Information: Paula Light, 317-403-1385, paula.light@att.net.

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, Indianapolis. Mass and Divine Mercy Chaplet at 8:30 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., followed by prayer at a local abortion center, and continued prayer at the church for those who wish to remain.

Fatima Event Center, 1040 N. Post Road, Indianapolis. Our Lady of Fatima Council #3228 Ladies Auxiliary All Seasons Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. Information, 317-627-2840.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 213 Ripley St., Milan. Roast Pork Dinner, 4-7 p.m., dinner, country store, quilt, beef and hog raffles, cash prizes, $10 adults, $5 children 5-12, under 5 free, 5 p.m. Mass. Information: 812-654-7051.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Basics of Vegetable Fermentation, learn how to make basic ferments and ways to preserve summer garden vegetables, 1-3 p.m., $35. Registration deadline Oct. 18. Information: 812-535-2931, wvc@spsmw.org, or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Foundation Day Mass, 11 a.m. Information: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org, events.sistersofprovidence.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Pottery: A Way to Quiet the Mind, Franciscan Sister Ann Vonder Meulen presenting, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $50 includes lunch and materials. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. 12th Annual Concert Series: Off the Cuff: A Concert of Improvised Music featuring pianist John Mortensen, 7 p.m., free will offering. Complete list of all concerts: www.saintbartholomew.org, Music Ministry or bminut@stbparish.net.

October 22

Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Mary and Martha Celebration, honoring Maggie Hagenauer and Julie Bowman, 3-5 p.m., coffee house and dessert bar, free admission, registration required: www.beneditine.com. Information: vocations@beneditine.com, 317-787-3287, ext. 3.

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, St. Maurice parish hall, 1963 N. St. John St., Greensburg. Country Breakfast Benefiting Maryknoll Missions, 8 a.m.-noon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs, potatoes, drinks, raffle, carry out available, free will offering. Information: 812-663-4754, stcatheriunevs@gmail.com.

October 25

Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches, archdiocesan Judicial Vicaor, Father Joseph Newton presenting, 7-9 p.m., no cost, registration not required. Information: 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org.  

October 26

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Monthly Ecumenical Taizé Prayer Service, sung prayers, meditation and readings. 7-8 p.m. Information: 317-926-7359 or rectory@saintmichaelindy.org.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Book Study: “Thank you for Being Late” by Thomas Friedman, session one of four (Nov. 2, 9 and 16), 9:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-8 p.m., Providence Sister Jan Craven presenting, $60 includes cost of book and four session. Registration deadline: Oct. 20. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

October 27

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Unveiled: A One Woman Play, Rohina Malik presenting, 7 p.m., $20. Registration deadline Oct. 20. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

October 28

St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th Street, Columbus

Corrections: A Ministry of Hope and Salvation, for those currently involved and or interested in prison/jail and re-entry ministry, 8:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mass and reflection with Father James Farrell, Father Ron

Cloutier, director of Corrections Ministries from the Archdiocese of Galveston/Houston, keynote, free will offering, lunch provided. Register by Oct. 15: www.archindy.org/prison. Information: lweisenbach@archindy.org.

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General Announcements 

Events on Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 mark 100th anniversary of final Fatima apparition

Oct. 13 marks the 100th anniversary of the final Marian apparition in Fatima, Portugal, to three shepherd children. Events around central and southern Indiana will commemorate the occasion. Below are events that were reported to The Criterion.

Oct. 13:

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Recitation of the Rosary (outdoor Fatima shrine, corner of E. 57th St. and Washington Blvd.), 6 p.m. Information: mbdoughert@aol.com.
  • St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Chapel, 2605 St. Joe Rd. W.,
  • Sellersburg. 100th Anniversary of Fatima, 6 p.m. Information: Phyllis Burkholder, 812-246-2252.
  • St. Luke the Evangelist Church Chapel, 7575 Holliday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Holy Hour with prayer and rosary after 5:30 p.m. Mass. Information: 317-259-4373.

Oct. 14:

  • SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Archdiocesan Celebration: “Morning with Mary,” nationally acclaimed speaker Heather Renshaw and Benedictine Sister Mary Nicolette Etienne presenting, 9 a.m.-noon, doors open at 8 a.m. with light refreshments and religious items for sale in the assembly hall of the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St. Registration is required. Parking and registration information: www.archindy.org/morningwithmary.
  • Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 1125 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, noon. Information: Mary Ann Evans, 317-985-1950.
  • St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Miracle of the Sun Public Rosary Rally, procession begins at 11:30 a.m. from the parish to corner of W. Washington St. and S. Waldemere Ave, parking available two blocks off Waldemere. Information: 317-271-5234, barnett8739@att.net.

 

Sisters to celebrate Feast of St. Mother Theodore Guérin with Mass on Oct. 3

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Providence Associates invite all to join them for Mass in celebration of the feast day of St. Mother Theodore Guérin at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1 Sisters of Providence Way, at 11 a.m. on Oct. 3.

The foundress of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was born on Oct. 2, 1798, in Brittany, France. She was canonized on Oct. 15, 2006, as Indiana’s first saint and the nation’s eighth saint.

 

All Souls’ Day pilgrimage offers history, indulgence—register by Oct. 10

Registration is now open for an archdiocesan All Souls Day pilgrimage on Nov. 2.

This pilgrimage, led by Father Eric Augenstein, archdiocesan vocations director, and archdiocesan archivist Julie Motyka will visit the graves of archdiocesan priests, including Father Simon Lalumiere, the first resident priest in Indiana, and several former bishops and archbishops.

The trip will also include Mass at St. Joseph University Church in Terre Haute, a visit to the St. Mother Theodore Shrine at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods as well as the cemetery there, and a stop at the priest’s circle at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis, where several former bishops and archbishops are buried.

With the reception of Communion at Mass and prayers for the deceased being offered at the gravesites, the pilgrimage carries with it a potential indulgence for participants, as long as they meet the other requirements for an indulgence (lack of attachment to sin, prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father, and reception of the sacrament of reconciliation eight days before or after the pilgrimage).

Pilgrims will board the bus at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, at 7:45 a.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the pilgrimage is $69 and includes a bag breakfast, lunch and bus transportation.

Register by Oct. 10 online at www.archindy.org/pilgrimage or by calling Carolyn Noone at 317-236-1428 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1428.

 

‘Corrections: A Ministry of Hope and Salvation’ conference set for Oct. 28 in Columbus

“Corrections: A Ministry of Hope and Salvation,” a conference for those currently involved and/or interested in prison/jail and re-entry ministry, will be held at St. Bartholomew Parish, 1306 27th St., in Columbus, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 28, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The day will begin with welcome and a reflection, followed by Mass.

Father Ron Cloutier, director of Corrections Ministries for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, will speak on successful re-entry ministries.

Presentations on and networking with members of successful programs and ministries will be available, including Getting Ahead While Getting Out, Bridges to Life, Trusted Mentors, and Churches Embracing Offenders.

Complimentary lunch and door prizes will also be offered.

There is no fee for the conference, but a freewill offering will be accepted.

Register online by Oct. 15 at www.archindy.org/prison.

For more information, contact Lynne Weisenbach, archdiocesan Corrections Ministry coordinator, at 317-592-1402 or lweisenbach@archindy.org, or visit www.archindy.org/prison.

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Retreats and Programs

September 29-30

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. No Time for Ordinary, author Jan Phillips presenting, Fri., 7-8:30 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $65 without lodging, $125 with, includes lunch. Registration deadline Sept. 22. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

September 29-October 1

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Bellinis: Artists of the Renaissance in Venice, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 3

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week one of four (Oct. 10, 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session or $90 for all four sessions. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Hail Mary Full of Grace: Pray with Mary, Benedictine Father Luke Waugh presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 4

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

October 6-8

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. “Being and Belonging: A Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics,” sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life. Information: Deb VanVelse, 317-236-1586, dvanvelse@archindy.org. Registration: Fatima Retreat House, 317-545-7681.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Finding God in Silence, Franciscan Sister Donna Graham presenting, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun. noon, $130 (Comfort Inn accommodations extra), Sat. only $55. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Mount St. Francis Center of Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Instruments of Peace: Rebuilding the Church, a Weekend with Francis of Assisi, Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, Fri., 8 p.m.-Sun. after lunch, $170 single, $145 double, $95 commuter (no room or meals). Register: www.mountsaintfrancis.org by Sept. 29. Information: retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

October 7

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Praying with the Mystics of Assisi and Indiana, Providence Sister Cathy Campbell presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 2. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

October 10

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week two of four (Oct. 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session.  Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 11

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

October 12

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Visual Journey to Saint Mother Theodore’s Hometown and French Roots, Providence Sisters Denise Wilkerson and Jan Craven presenting, 9-11 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25. Registration deadline Oct. 6. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.  

October 13-14

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

October 13-15

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Reading the Scriptures, Benedictine Father Harry Hagan presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

October 14

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Contemplating Gentleness, Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 9. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events.

October 17

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week three of four (Oct. 17 and 24), Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.  

October 20

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Play and Ponder, week one of two (Oct. 27), Benedictine Sister Juliann Babcock presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 per session includes art supplies. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 20-22

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend, $298 includes separate room accommodations for couple, meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/fatima/calendar/tobit.html, Marcia.johnson@archindy.org or 317-545-7681, ext. 107.

October 24

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Ten Commandments for the 21st Century, week four, Benedictine Father Matthias Neuman presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 25

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

October 27

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Pray, Play and Ponder, week two of two, Benedictine Sister Juliann Babcock presenting, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 includes art supplies. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

October 28

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Song of My Heart, Providence Sister Mary Montgomery presenting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 23. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.

November 1

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 2

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week one of three (Nov. 16 and 30), Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9 p.m., $25 per session or $65 for all three. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 3-5

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Gratitude, Benedictine Father Zachary Wilberding presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 4

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grieving Gracefully … Into a Future Full of Hope,   Providence Sister Connie Kramer presenting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $45 includes lunch. Registration deadline Oct. 30. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/providence-center/events/.  

November 7-9

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. On Becoming the Publican in the Temple: St. Benedict’s Degrees of Humility, Benedictine Father Colman Grabert presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 8

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15 per session. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 10-12

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. The Church in the Modern World, Benedictine Father Adrian Burke presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Fall “Come and See” Weekend, single women ages 18-42 invited to learn more about the community and becoming a Sister of Providence. Information and registration: 812-535-2952, provctr@spsmw.org or www.spsmw.org/event/come-and-see-weekend.

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Opening to the Light, Paula D’Arcy presenting, Fri. 7 p.m.-Sun., 1 p.m., $255 per person, $390 married couple, includes accommodations, meals and materials. Registration is required: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

November 14

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

November 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grief Support Group, Franciscan Sister Janet Born and Betsy Savare presenting, 7-8:30 p.m., $15. Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 16

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week two of three (Nov. 30), Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9  p.m., $25 per session. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

November 17-19

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad.  Praying with the Gospel of John, Benedictine Father Eugene Hensell presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

November 18

Oldenburg Franciscan Center, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg. Grieving Your Losses, exploring the relationship between grief and spirituality, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $45 includes lunch ($65 with CEU’s). Registration: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/.

November 21

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Silent Self-Guided Day of Reflection, $32 includes room for the day, continental breakfast, lunch and use of common areas, additional $37 extends stay to include the night before or night after day of silence and includes light dinner. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.

November 30

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Biblical Scenes: The Artwork of Sieger Koder, week three, Benedictine Sister Angela Jarboe and Patty Moore presenting, 7-9 p.m., $25. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

December 1-2

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Pre-Cana Preparation Conference, $255 with overnight accommodations (two rooms), $185 for commuters, includes meals, snacks and materials. Information, registration: www.archindy.org/plfl/marriage-precana.html.

December 4

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Advent (an “FBI” program: Faith Building Institutions), join the sisters for evening prayer followed by dinner, presentation and discussion, 5-9 p.m., $35. Information and registration: 317-545-7681, ext. 107 or www.archindy.org/fatima.  

December 9

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Advent Reflection: Listening, Benedictine Sister Anoinette Purcell presenting, 9-11:30 a.m., $35. Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org.

December 13

Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. Spend a Day with God: Personal Retreat Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35 includes room and lunch; spiritual direction $30 (optional). Information and registration: 317-788-7581, www.benedictinn.org

December 15-17

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad. Sing Ye Noël, Benedictine Father Noël Mueller presenting, $255 single, $425 double. Information: 812-357-6585 or mzoeller@saintmeinrad.edu.

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