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Church News

  • 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.

  • Church News; Aug. 31

    CCC banana split party Wednesday

     

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church in Tell City will host its annual 50-foot banana split gathering Sept. 6. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the church at 821 10th St.

    Everyone is invited to join in this time of family fellowship.

    For more information contact Carrie Wright at cc_church@sbcglobal.net or phone (812) 619-6562

     

    Sisters’ retreat starts Sept. 8

     

  • Icon painting workshop set for October

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will offer an icon painting workshop Oct. 8-13,  on the Archabbey grounds in St. Meinrad. Leading the workshop will be Passionist Brother Michael Moran.

    For many years, people from a variety of spiritual traditions have found themselves drawn to the mysterious and prayerful images found in the icons of Eastern Christianity.

  • Church News; Aug. 21

    BE Ministry trip meeting Monday

     

    PERRY COUNTY – BE Ministry and Educational Opportunities Tours will take a trip to the Holy Land through Jordan in October 2018.

    There will be an informational meeting Aug. 21, at Tell City First United Methodist church at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.

    For a brochure, call (812) 547-8511 and leave a name and mailing address. There are discounts available for early registration.

     

  • Novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Noel Zamora was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Aug. 5. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Noel, 40, most recently served as a priest of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    DAN HOPKINS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

  • Kozar named Distinguished Alumnus

    ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. John Kozar, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pa., was honored Aug. 1 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the annual Saint Meinrad Alumni Reunion. He graduated from Saint Meinrad College in 1967.

    The award, given by the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association, was begun in 1990 to honor alumni who exemplify the Gospel values and have provided exemplary service in their lives or professions. The association’s board of directors reviews nominations for the award annually and makes the recommendations.