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  • Sisters plan program on faith during difficult times for Dec. 12

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “On Staying at Table: Being Faithful Amidst Life’s Difficulties,” on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 11:30 a.m. at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • St. Paul youth attend national youth conference

    INDIANAPOLIS – From Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, a dozen St. Paul youth and four chaperones attended a three-day National Catholic Youth Conference at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

    NCYC was a powerful three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers of high school age and their adults. Approximately 25,000 young people and their chaperones attended. Many bishops, priests, nuns and seminarians attended as well.

  • Church News; Dec.3

    Christmas schedule at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

     

    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church.

    On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.

    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25.

  • Eykamp String Quartet to perform at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD –The Eykamp String Quartet will present a free concert Monday, Dec. 7, in the St. Bede Theater at 7:30 p.m. central time, on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.

    Members of the Eykamp String Quartet serve as principal string players of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and as artists in residence at the University of Evansville.

  • New version of prayer app launched

    ST. MEINRAD – The popular smartphone app developed by the Office of Monastery Vocations of Saint Meinrad Archabbey has launched an updated version with new features.

    Honor Your Inner Monk is a free prayer app that has been downloaded about 20,000 times. The app allows users to pray a different short prayer each morning and afternoon.

  • Icon painting workshop set for January

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will offer an intensive five-day icon painting workshop, titled “A Window to Heaven,” Jan. 2-6, 2016, on the Archabbey grounds.

    During this workshop, participants will follow step-by-step instructions and complete an icon of The Mother of God of Peace. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

  • Service of the Longest Night set for Dec. 19

    ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Central Time in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle.

  • Sisters accept two women into novitiate

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict accepted postulants Lynn Falcony and Lisa Schutz into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony Nov. 14. During the ceremony, the women received their titles of Sister Lynn Marie and Sister Lisa Marie.

  • Church News; Nov. 19

    Gospel band to perform at Deer Creek

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Divine Mercy, a southern-gospel band, will perform at Deer Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. A Thanksgiving dinner will follow the service.

     

    Thanksgiving service Nov. 22

     

    TELL CITY – A unity Thanksgiving service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St. in Tell City.

  • Sisters plan retreat based on Julian of Norwich

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Revelations of Divine Love: Praying with Julian of Norwich,” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.