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People and Places logoCatholic women ages 18 to 42 are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for their annual “Fall Discernment Weekend” from 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. The weekend is intended for women who are considering religious life and who would like to know more about the Sisters of Providence and their charism, spirituality and ministries. The theme for the weekend is “Rooted in Providence, Rooted for Tomorrow.” There is no cost to attend, and housing and meals will be provided. For more information or to register, call Sister Editha Ben, vocations director, at 800- 860-1840, ext. 2895, or e-mail eben@spsmw.org.


This month’s lineup of speakers on the “Faith in Action” program on Catholic Radio Indy WSPM 89.1/WSQM 90.9 includes: Oct. 20-25, Sister Mary Rose Bratlien, TOR, “From the Inside Looking Out: A Vocation Story,” airing at 10 a.m. Monday and Thursday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday; Oct. 20-25, Sandra Hartlieb, “Rooted in the Word,” airing at 4 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Oct. 27 - Nov. 1, Laura Zetzl and Lisa Zetzl, “A Parent’s Perspective on Answering the Call to Vocation,” airing at 10 a.m. Monday and Thursday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday; Oct. 27 - Nov. 1, Rebecca Nieberg and Scott Siebert, “Marriage Prep and NFP: What You Need to Know, But Are Too Afraid to Ask,” airing at 4 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.


Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 “Try Prayer! It Works!” contest sponsored by Family Rosary. The national competition is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. This year’s theme — “Being about the work of my Father” — focuses on obedience and faithfulness. Participants are invited to express through art, poetry and prose how they listen to God and do the work that God calls them to do. All entries must be postmarked by Feb. 2, 2015. For details or to download an application, visit the Web site at www.FamilyRosary.org/TryPrayer. More information also is available by calling 800-299-7729.

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