October 6, 2017

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The Coming Month

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.

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 15-16

St. Maurice Church, 8874 Harrison St., Napoleon. “Living a Burning Fire: Passion and Practice,” parish mission presented by Ursuline Sister Bridget Haase, 7-8 p.m., no charge. Information: 812-591-0434.

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

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.

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2100 E. 71st St., Indianapolis. Catholic Business Exchange, Co-Medical Director for Riley Maternity and Newborn Health Dr. David Boyle presenting, Mass 7 a.m., buffet breakfast and program following. $15 members,$21 non-members. Information, registration: www.catholicbusinessexchange.org.

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.

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.  

St. Susanna Parish, 1210 E. Main St., Plainfield. Annual October Respect Life Ministry Speaker, members of Carmel High School’s Teens for Life Club will discuss their battle with Carmel High School last school year over their freedom of speech to hang a pro-life banner, 6:30-8 p.m. Information: 317-507-4249, jayork@ameritech.net.

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.

November 1

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.

November 2

Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum, 9001 Haverstick Road, Indianapolis. All Souls Mass, noon. Information: 317-574-8898 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, 435 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis. All Souls Mass, noon. Information: 317-784-4439 or www.catholiccemeteries.cc.

November 3

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

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.

November 3 and 4

Little Sisters of the Poor Home, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis. St. Augustine Guild Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 3, 9 a.m-6 p.m., Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Thanksgiving and Christmas décor and gifts, painted children’s furniture, kitchen and home items, garden and nature center, homemade baked goods. Information: Sally Litteljohn, sallylittlejohn4@gmail.com.

St. Agnes Parish, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville. Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., hand-made décor and gift items, silent auction, quilt raffle, local vendors and artists, kids’ corner, grandma’s kitchen, free admission and parking, elevator accessible. Information: 812-988-2778, www.stagneschurchnashville.org/ (under announcements).

November 4

St. Malachy Parish, 7410 N. County Road 1000 E., Brownsburg. St. Malachy Altar Society Christmas Bazaar, 30+ vendors with a variety of gifts, decorations and edibles, food served all day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 317-852-3195 or altarsociety@stmalachy.org.

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. Roch Parish Gym, 3606 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Women’s Club Christmas  Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $1 admission or canned goods to benefit the David Moore Food Pantry. Booth space available, contact Marcy Baker, 317-652-7131.

St. Simon the Apostle Parish Life Center, 8155 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis. “The Liturgy of Marriage” Worshop, for engaged, married and mentor couples, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $25 per couple includes book and materials, childcare provided with free will offering. Register: www.liturgyofmarriage.com, 317-502-7171.

November 7

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.

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General Announcements 

100th Fatima anniversary Mass, procession, presentation on Oct. 13 in Sellersburg

A Mass, presentation and rosary procession will take place at the

St. Joseph Campus of St. John Paul II Parish, 2605 St. Joe Road West, in Sellersburg, at noon on Oct. 13.

All are invited to celebrate the final apparition of the Blessed Mother to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, and the “miracle of the sun” that took place on the same day.

For more information, call 812-246-2252.

 

Annual Indianapolis All Girls Catholic High Schools Mass and luncheon set for Nov. 5

The 11th annual Indianapolis All Girls Catholic High Schools Mass and luncheon will be held on Nov. 5. The event will honor the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1967.

Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, 317 N. New Jersey St., in Indianapolis, at 10:30 a.m.

Following the liturgy, there will be a luncheon at the Athenaeum, 407 E. Michigan St., in Indianapolis, in the upstairs ballroom. The cost for the luncheon is $25. Reservations are required.

For more information or to register, contact Sue Dillane Powell at powell0626@msn.com.

 

‘Visual Journey to Saint Mother Theodore’s Hometown and French Roots’ workshops set for Oct. 12

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will offer two opportunities to attend the “Visual Journey to Saint Mother Theodore’s Hometown and French Roots” workshop at the Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, 1 Sisters of Providence Way, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, from 9-11 a.m. and again from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Facilitators Sisters Denise Wilkinson and Jan Craven—who both traveled to France this year to visit with the French Sisters of Providence from Ruille sur Loir, the Congregation which sent Mother Theodore Guérin to the United States—will offer a virtual trip and pictorial journey to France while learning more about St. Mother Theodore and what is happening today in those places that were close to her heart.

The cost is $25. Walk-ins are welcome.

For more information, call 812-535-2952 or e-mail jfrost@spsmw.org.

 

‘Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches’ workshop set for Oct. 25

“Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches,” a general information session regarding the annulment process, will be held in Assembly Hall at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 25.

Conducting this interactive meeting will be archdiocesan judicial vicar Father Joseph Newton, archdiocesan advocate Joseph Gehret, and archdiocesan judge instructors Ann Tully and Nancy Thompson.

Questions addressed include “Why is an annulment necessary?” “What are the grounds for an annulment?” and “What are the procedures?”

There is no cost, and registration is not required.

For more information, contact the archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life and Family Life at 317-236-1586 or 1-800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org.

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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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