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Church News

  • Church News; Oct. 5

    Women’s hike set for Oct. 28

     

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry, will take a day trip to God’s Country, north of Bristow at 10 a.m. on Oct. 28.  Join the group for light hiking while viewing the Stations of the Cross and be renewed by your faith. 

  • Archabbey honors co-workers

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 39 co-workers and 40 retirees during the annual Service Recognition Banquet Thursday evening.

    Archabbot Kurt Stasiak OSB offered appreciation on behalf of the monastic community. “Tonight we make a special effort to count our blessings, and we thank you, our co-workers, for being a blessing to us. In many ways, you have benefited us; you have done Saint Meinrad good.”

    Janet Ann Werne of St. Henry was honored for 50 years of service. She received a framed print of the Archabbey Church.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages begin Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October. At the first event, the newly restored  chapel and grounds will be blessed by Saint Meinrad Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, OSB.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

  • Saint Meinrad continues publication of CareNotes

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey has reintroduced the popular CareNotes line of booklets. When Saint Meinrad closed Abbey Press on June 30, publication of the booklets went on hiatus until September.

    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published since 1988. Tackling tough topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, CareNotes booklets have sold more than 100 million copies.

  • Masters in theology program revised at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD  – Beginning this fall, it will take fewer credits for lay men and women to earn a master’s degree at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. Students will be able to complete the master of arts degree in 36, instead of 48, credit hours and have more flexibility in choosing courses.

  • D of I accepting baby shower donations

    PERRY COUNTY -– The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for their State Project, which is St. Elizabeth’s/Adoption Center in Indianapolis.

    Any baby clothes (new or slightly used) or other baby items and nice maternity clothes will be sent to the center. 

    They are now accepting gift cards in, $5, $10, $15 and $20, increments. If you’d like to give gift cards, please send to Mary Seibert 1210 20th St., Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Grant to seminary will fund development of Spanish language curriculum for permanent deacon formation

    ST. MEINRAD – The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada has awarded an innovation grant to produce a Spanish-language curriculum for permanent deacon formation. Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana and Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology of Seton Hall University in New Jersey will collaborate on the project.

  • Ugandan Kids Choir at CCC Sunday

    Tell City – The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of 10 talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will perform at Community Christian Church at 821 10th St. at 10 a.m. Sept. 17.

    All 10 children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and now they are here to spread that hope to audiences all across the United States. The choir has performed nationwide at churches, schools, at Disneyland, on King 5 Television’s “New Day Northwest,” at Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.

  • No fear in a return to worship

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    I have a good friend who recently told me a story that I had to pass on to you guys.

    My friend is now a devout Christian, but it wasn’t always so. At age 18, he quit going to church and he didn’t go back until his early 50s.

    During his absence, he did some things that he wouldn’t want printed on the front page of this renowned tabloid. Haven’t we all?

  • Three join seminary’s Board of Overseers

    ST. MEINRAD – The Board of Overseers welcomes a new member, a returning member and an emeritus member to the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Fr. Denis Robinson OSB on matters related to the school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school. Each member serves a three-year term.

     Joining the board are Fr. Gary Kastl, Mary Schaffner and Charles Gardner.