St. Monica Young at Heart Fall Retreat               
         Sat.  Sept. 2  
         Robin Run Village Chapel
         5353 W. 62nd St.
         All are welcome
        Presenter:  Fr. Todd Goodson 
          "On the Way to Emmaus"
           RSVP to Pat McCarthy     or  Shirley Alveal
            317-295-1043                         317-251-3393

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends

What is a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend? It is a positive, renewing experience for couples that have a good marriage, but want to make it even better! This is a time for you and your spouse to spend time together and learn about the tools to nourish your Sacrament in a new way. Consider attending on of the upcoming Marriage Encounter Weekends that will take place on  November 3-5, 2017 (Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House). To learn more or apply to attend, visit

Other Retreats

2016 - 2017

September 22-24, 2017:  Peace in the Mourning

A retreat for all widows            
Save the Date - Peace in the Mourning - a Retreat for All Widows presented by Jennifer Trapuzzano, in collaboration with the Bereavement Ministry of the Archdiocese of In dianapolis, will be held Friday evening through Sunday afternoon at the Benedict Inn, 1302 Southern Avenue, Beech Grove, IN.  More information to come soon.
In 2014, after being married less than a year and just a few weeks before the birth of their daughter, Jeniifer found herself to be a widow.  As a faithfuyl Catholic, she clung to Christ, who carried her through dark days.  She found understanding, companionship and conmfort, sharing with other widows.  Jennifer's hope is that throughn this retreat, faithful widows can come together for hope and healing as they remember their beloved spouse3s.  For additional information call (317) 236-1586 or email or visit

Day of Reflection at Mt. St. Francis
Prayer, Power, and Peace

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:30—2:00

This day will be centered on prayer as the source of power and peace in our lives.  The day will include presentations given by Bro. Bob Baxter, discussions, quiet time, Mass, and experiences with different ways of praying.  A catered lunch is included.  Cost is $25.00. Registration closes on September 7, 2017.

Contact the retreat office by phone:  812-923-8817  Email: or Online:

Other Retreats

Retreats at St. Mary of the Woods

October 6-8, 2017:  Being & Belonging Retreat
"Being and Belonging . . A Retreat for Separated and Divorced Catholics will take place October 6-8 at Fatima Retreat House, (5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN  46226).  This retreat is open to all faiths.  Retreatants are invited to relax as they journey with others, listening to their stories and exploring a common loss.  The program will help deepen an understanding of the healing process, increase a sense of belonging, and help participants discover and affirm that God is with them in their struggles and hope.  The cost for the weekend is $168 shared room/$185 private room.  For additional information please contact The Pro-Life and Family Life Office at 317-236-1586 or e-mail  To register, call Fatima at 317-545-7681.

Grieving your way into life again
Loneliness can be crushing and emotions may be overwhelming.  One might be questioning where God is in all the pain?  Join us in taking steps toward leaving some of the pain of grief behind and move into healing under the gentle guidance of those well acquainted and trusted in grief work - Join Sr. Connie Kramer, SP, Marilyn Hess and Fr. Jim Farrell on October 28 - 29 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN  46226 for a retreat that will offer you an opportunity to explore the grief that is part of your life at this time.  Here you will be offered solace, a listening ear and the comforting light of Christ.  For more information, visit, or call 317-545-7681.