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People and Places logoSaint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the George B. Quatman Foundation to put toward technology for the college’s new digital media and journalism major. The major, which the college is implementing this semester, is designed to educate students to become multi-media storytellers. Students receive hands-on experience in journalism, multimedia production and the field’s technology. The Department of Communication plans to use the grant to purchase high-definition cameras for the college’s television studio. This is the third grant that Saint Joseph’s College has received from the George B. Quatman Foundation. In 2008, the foundation awarded $10,000 to the college to renovate the Robinson Memorial Library, and in 2005, the college was awarded $25,000 to renovate the Evans Arts and Science Building Theatre.

The annual holiday session of “Divorce and Beyond” has been scheduled for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on six consecutive Mondays, Nov. 17 to Dec. 22, at St. Mark Church, 535 Edgewood Ave., Indianapolis. The emphasis of the program will be on getting through the holidays with discussions on the process of divorce, self-image, stress, anger, blame, guilt, loneliness and forgiveness. All separated and divorced people are invited to attend. Cost is $30 per person, which includes a book. Registration is requested before the sessions begin, so materials will be available. For more information or to register, call Deb VanVelse at 317-236-1586 or e-mail

All Souls’ Day Masses will be celebrated at two Indianapolis cemeteries on Monday, Nov. 3. The Masses will be celebrated at noon in the chapels at Calvary Cemetery, 435 W. Troy, and Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 9001 Haverstick Road. A special remembrance will be made at the All Souls’ Masses for those who were laid to rest in the past year. All are welcome to attend.

Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery in St. Meinrad will host an exhibit of oil paintings by artist Wyatt Legrand through Dec. 2. Legrand is an award-winning artist from Bloomfield, Ind., who has exhibited his work widely in the state. For library hours, call 812-357-6401 or 800-987-7311 or visit the Web site at The exhibit is free and open to the public. Those wishing to view it are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.

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