October 13, 2017

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The Coming Month

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

St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 7575 Holliday Dr., E., Indianapolis. Conclusion of the Centennial Year of Our Lady of Fatima Mass with Cardinal Raymond Burke, former Archbishop of St. Louis, 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. Information: 317-359-4373.

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

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 4052 E. 38th St., Indianapolis. Black Catholic Ministry Day of Reflection: What We Have Seen and Heard, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mass followed by workshop to identify and discuss needs of the Black Catholic community, free will offering, lunch included. Register: 317-236-1474 or online goo.gl/hirfgd.

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 Lourdes Church, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Spooky Music Organ Concert and Musical Performances, 6 p.m., featuring local musicians and internationally acclaimed baritone Daniel Narducci, free admission, non-perishable food donations suggested. Information: 317-356-7291, rebeccamauser@gmail.com.

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.

St. Rita Church, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis. Knights of Peter Claver, St. Rita Council/Court #97, 70th Anniversary Celebration, Archbishop Thompson presiding at Mass, luncheon after Mass, 1-5 p.m., $20 per person. Information: 317-797-8195.

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. Michael Parish, 519 Jefferson Blvd., Greenfield. Pro-Life Dinner and Speaker, 6 p.m., chicken dinner from Kopper Kettle, Healing Hurts President Debbie Miller speaking. No charge, reservations requested by Oct. 20: 317-462-4240.

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 1-2

Catholic Radio Indy, Share-A-Thon, 6:30 a.m.-9 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. each day, listen at WSPM 89.1 FM, Indianapolis, WSQM 90.9 FM, Noblesville, www.catholicradioindy.org or with the Catholic Radio Indy app. Information: 317-870-8400.

November 2

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis. Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, All Soul’s Day choral and orchestral accompaniment of the Traditional Latin Mass, 7 p.m. Information: 317-636-4478.

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

St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 e. 46th St., Indianapolis. 14th Annual St. Martin de Porres Mass and Fiesta, sponsored by Black Catholic and Hispanic Ministries, 7 p.m. Mass, reception immediately following, bring a dish to share, free will offering. Information: Pearlette Springer, 317-236-1474, pspringer@archindy.org or Saul Llasca, 317-236-7312, sllacsa@archindy.org.

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 3-5

Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council #437, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Scrooge! The Musical, presented by the Agape Performing Arts Company, a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood Parish, Nov. 3 7:30 p.m., Nov. 4 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5 4:30 p.m. (see Nov. 10-12 for additional performance times), $4-15 per person. Information and tickets: www.agapeshows.org.

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.

Holy Cross and St. Joseph Cemeteries, 2446 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis. Indulgence Walk, a prayerful tour of the historic cemeteries presented by Knights of Columbus Santo Rosario Council 1449 and the Catholic Cemeteries Association, depart from Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., after 10 a.m. (English) Mass or meet at the Pleasant Run Parkway and Bluff Road gate at 10:45 a.m. Information: 317-636-4478.

November 4-5

All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, St. John the Baptist Campus, 25743 State Route 1, Guilford. Annual Craft Show and Chicken Dinner, wood, fabric, floral, jewelry, candles, home baked goods, Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., sandwich and soup lunch served 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., craft show and chicken dinners, adults $12. Information:  812-576-4302.

November 5

St. John the Evangelist Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis. 40 Days for Life Closing Ceremony, hosted by 40 Days for Life Indianapolis and Gabriel Project, Radiance Foundation founder Ryan Bomberger presenting, 5-6:30 p.m., free. Information: 317-407-6881, smdye1@gmail.com.

St. Catherine of Sienna Parish, St. John the Evangelist Campus, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Annual Turkey and Sauerbraten Dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., carrout available. Information: 812-934-2880, stcaterine47240@gmail.com.

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.

November 9

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

St. Matthew Catholic School, 4100 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Open House for Prospective Families, 6-8 p.m. Information: 317-251-3997, ext. 3913, rsobolewski@saintmatt.org.

November 10

St. Rose of Lima Church, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Sermon on the Mount, live performance featuring nationally acclaimed actor Frank Runyeon, 7 p.m., dramatic presentation for all ages, free will offering. Information: 317-738-3929. epaige@stroselions.net.

November 10-12

Knights of Columbus Mater Dei Council #437, McGowan Hall, 1305 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis. Scrooge! The Musical, presented by the Agape Performing Arts Company, a ministry of Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish, Nov. 10 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12 3:30 p.m., $4-15 per person. Information and tickets: www.agapeshows.org.

November 11

Scecina Memorial High School, 5000 Nowland Ave., Indianapolis. Club 53 Annual School Fundraiser, dinner, silent and live auction, beer and wine, $5000 raffle, $50 per person by Oct. 31, $65 after Oct. 31, 6:30-11:30 p.m. Information: bmurphy@scecina.org, 317-352-3225.

St. Rose of Lima Church, 114 Lancelot Dr., Franklin. Hollywood vs. Faith: The 3 Other Beatitudes, live performance featuring nationally acclaimed actor Frank Runyeon, 7 p.m., humorous presentation for all ages, free will offering. Information: 317-738-3929. epaige@stroselions.net.

Huber’s Orchard and Winery, 19816 Huber Road, Borden. St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities Reverse Raffle, doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., raffle 7 p.m., $25, $50 and $100 tickets. Reservations and ticket sales: 812-949-7305.  Information: www.stecharities.org.

November 12

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.

November 14

St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Ave Maria Guild, 11 a.m. Mass for deceased members of the Guild, 12:30 p.m. meeting.  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.

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General Announcements 

Teens for Life members to speak at St. Susanna on battle with freedom of speech

Two youths from the Carmel High School Teens for Life club will speak at St. Susanna Parish, 1210 E. Main St., in Plainfield, from 6:30-8 p.m., on Oct. 25.

The teenagers will discuss their club’s battle with freedom of speech in regard to hanging their pro-life banner, the outcome, and what they learned from the experience. Carmel High School is located in Carmel, Ind..

The talk is sponsored by the parish’s Respect Life Ministry.

The event is free, and no registration is required.

For more information, call 317-507-4249, or e-mail jayork@ameritech.net.

 

Holiday Boutique on Oct. 21 will benefit St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

A Holiday Boutique benefiting the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Indianapolis will be held at the Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St., in Indianapolis, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 21.

Admission is free, but patrons are asked to bring non-perishable food items or hygiene products for entrance.

There will be nearly 40 vendors selling such items as clothing, home décor, yard art, cleaning products, pottery, hand-painted silk scarves, jewelry, cosmetics, accessories, handmade soaps, blown glass items, American Girl doll clothing and more.

Lunch will be available for purchase, and a cash bar will be available.

The Indiana Blood Mobile will also be on site. Go to www.donorpoint.org (sponsor name St. Vincent de Paul Oct. 21, 2017) to sign up to donate blood.

For more information, search Facebook for “St. Vincent de Paul Holiday Boutique,” or contact Paula at 317-403-1385 or paula.light@att.net.

 

25th Annual Indianapolis Prayer Breakfast on Oct. 24 to feature Tamika Catchings

The 25th annual Indianapolis Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., in Indianapolis, from 7:15 a.m.-9 a.m. on Oct. 24.

The purpose of the breakfast is to unite business, political, neighborhood and faith communities in prayer for the city and for the leadership of Indianapolis.

The event will feature a keynote address by retired professional basketball player and four-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings.

Individual tickets are $30, and a table for eight is $200. Early table registration receives priority seating.

Register online at www.IndyPrayerBreakfast.com.

For more information, call Dean at 317-407-7499 or e-mail DeanCW@att.net.

 

Registration for Archdiocesan Youth Choir for grades 5 through 12 ends on Oct. 20

The Archdiocesan Youth Choir is looking for singers in grades 5 through 12 from schools and parishes across the archdiocese. The choir provides a great opportunity for young people to grow both musically and in their faith.

This low-commitment choir is designed to suit even the busiest of schedules, while providing opportunities to sing at special archdiocesan events, including the National Catholic Youth Conference closing Mass and the Catholic Schools Week Mass.

To find out more or to register, go to www.archindyym.com/archindy-youth-choir. Registration ends on Oct. 20.

 

St. Bartholomew Parish in Columbus offers piano concert on Oct. 21

As part of its 12th annual concert series, St. Bartholomew Parish’s music ministry will offer a piano concert titled “Off the Cuff: a Concert of Improvised Music” by John Mortensen in the parish’s church, 1306 27th St., in Columbus, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21.

Mortensen is a pianist, improviser, educator and author serving as professor of piano at Cedarville University in Ohio. He will improvise the entire concert in styles ranging from 18th-century fugue to modern jazz.

The concert is free, although freewill offerings will be accepted.

Other upcoming concerts in 2017 include: Points on Jazz piano concert by St. Bartholomew Parish music director Bogdan Minut and his wife Mirabella at 7 p.m. on Nov. 18, and

A Jazzy Christmas comprising multiple choirs at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16.

A complete list of all concerts is available at www.saintbartholomew.org (select “Music Ministry”) or e-mail bminut@stbparish.net.

 

‘Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches’ to be offered in Indianapolis on Oct. 25

The Office of Pro-Life and Family Life will offer a session called “Annulments: What the Catholic Church Teaches,” presented by Father Joseph Newton, archdiocesan judicial vicar, at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, from 7-9 p.m., on Oct. 25.

There is no cost, and no registration is required.

For more information call 800-382-9836, ext. 1586, or 317-236-1586, or e-mail dvanvelse@archindy.org.

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Retreats and Programs

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.

Mount St. Francis Center of Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. Men’s Weekend: Unlocking the Treasures of Faith, Franciscan Brother Bob Baxter presenting, Fri., 7 p.m.-Sun. after lunch, $175 single, $150 double, $95 commuter (no room, meals only). Register: www.mountsaintfrancis.org by Oct. 13. Information: retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

Mount St. Francis Center of Spirituality, 101 St. Anthony Dr., Mt. St. Francis. The Wisdom of the Second Half of Life for Women, celebrate the beauty of the later years in life, Judy Ribar presenting, 7 p.m. Fri.-2 p.m. Sunday, $150, lunches and dinner included, breakfast on your own in the Loftus House kitchen. Register: www.mountsaintfrancis.org Information: retreats@mountsaintfrancis.org, 812-923-8817.

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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