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Church News

  • October pilgrimages to begin Sunday at Monte Cassino

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the four Sundays in October.

    Each pilgrimage will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service will end with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    •  Oct. 5, the Rev. Noël Mueller OSB, “Mary, Virgin of Mercy”

  • Preaching lecture, workshop set at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present the 24th annual John S. and Virginia Marten Lecture and Workshop in Homiletics Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7-8, on the Saint Meinrad campus. This year’s lecturer is the Rev. Donald Senior of Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Senior is president emeritus of CTU and a professor of New Testament studies.

  • Church News

    Sisters to offer program on Eucharist Aug. 30
    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Eucharist: Called, Nourished, and Sent,” that will explore why the Sunday Eucharist is called the source and summit of faith.

  • Revival this week at Bethel Christian Church

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will host a revival beginning at 6 p.m. today through Friday, Aug. 22.

    Monday and Tuesday night’s speaker will be Webby Oglesby, Wednesday’s will be Ray Howard, Thursday’s will be Tyler Tolbert and Friday night’s will be Albert Madden.

    Homecoming day will be Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • St. Michael’s to host parish mission

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Church Parish Mission presents “Sacred Fire: The Passion Of God In Us.”

    The faith community of St. Michael’s in Cannelton will celebrate a four-day parish mission experience Sunday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    The mission will take place each evening in the parish church from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

    Father John Mark Ettensohn, originally from Perry County and a native son of St. Michael’s, will lead the mission.

  • Church News

    Little Pigeon Baptist gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.
    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m.
    All are invited and welcome.

    Ice cream social at Trinity United Aug. 24

  • Monk professes first Benedictine vows

    ST. MEINRAD – Novice Dane DeDecker OSB, professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has com-pleted his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he was assigned a religious name. Novice Dane will now be known as Brother André.  

  • Novices join Benedictine community at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance, Charles Peñalosa and John Avery II were clothed in the Benedictine habit Aug. 5 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey. They now begin a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    Novice Charles, 22, is a native of the Philippines. Most recently, he has been studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict offer workshop on centering prayer

    Centering prayer is based on the words of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount:  “When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.” (Matthew 6:6)

    Cost is $75 and includes lunch.  

    For more information or to register, call (812) 367-1411, Ext. 2915, or visit www.thedome.org/programs.

  • Little Pigeon Baptist Church gospel sing Aug. 16

    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church near Lamar will hold a meal and gospel sing Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church.

    A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and singing by “The Montgomery Family” will begin at 7 p.m. All are invited and welcome.