Church News

  • Novice joins Benedictine community

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony in the Chapter Room, Tony Wolniakowski was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Aug. 5.

    He begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    Novice Tony, 28, is a native of Lansing, Mich. Most recently, he worked for the State of Michigan as an insurance complaint analyst in the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts ‘Close to Home’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of works on paper titled “Close to Home.”

    Three artists from the New Harmony area will be exhibiting their work in the gallery. Friends for years, they create art that is very different, not only in the choice of medium but in how they see and interpret the world around them.

  • Monks profess first vows at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – Two monks professed their temporary vows as Benedictine monks in a ceremony on Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    They have completed their novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, they were assigned religious names. Novice John Avery will be Brother Stephen and Novice Charles Peñalosa will now be known as Brother Lorenzo.

    Brother Stephen, 29, of Indianapolis, attended North Central High School and was a member of St. Pius X Parish.

  • Church News; Aug. 20

    St. Paul youth to host bake sale Saturday


    TELL CITY – High School Youth from St. Paul’s Church will be doing a fund raiser on Saturday, August 22nd at the Farmer’s Market at the Depot.

    They are raising money to be able to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, IN in November.

    They will be selling cakes, breads, cup cakes, brownies, pies, jams, jellies, breakfast rolls.


    Cancer support group meeting weekly


  • Church News; Aug 13

    Knits & Knots to meet today


    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children? Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.


    Cancer support group meeting weekly


  • Rooted in history, led by the Spirit
  • We’ve All Been Called




    Over the summer, St. Paul youth and adult chaperones went on a trip to help better the lives of the less fortunate.

    This trip was sponsored by St. Paul Catholic Church and was fundraised through the course of a whole year. Coordinating various fundraisers, the teens helped members in Perry County, too. They helped set up the stage for the remarkable play put on at the school, washed cars and helped set up and tear down last year’s Schweitzer Fest fences, chairs and tables.

  • Church News; Aug. 6
  • Church News; July 30

    St. Boniface  picnic Sunday


    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host its summer picnic Sunday, Aug. 2. 

  • St. John’s Lutheran Church to host VBS this week

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston invites all area children to attend vacation Bible school from July 26 through July 30.

    The theme this year is Everest, where kids will discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.

    Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing cool songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and make fun crafts.