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Church News

  • 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.

  • Fr. Damian Schmelz named Sagamore of the Wabash

    A Benedictine monk who has bettered God’s creation as a monk, scientist, professor and pastor, was recognized last week with one of the state’s highest honors.

    The Rev. Damian Schmelz OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and retired pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, was named a Sagamore of the Wabash at a ceremony held Nov. 5. 

    The award is the highest honor bestowed by the governor of Indiana and is considered a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor.

  • Church News; Nov. 5

    Book signing set for Nov. 7

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. will be hosting a meet the authors and book-signing event Nov. 6 from 1 to 3 for two local authors, C.S. Areson and Jim Adkins.

    Areson will discuss his book on forgiveness, “Impossible to Forgive: What God can do when you can’t.”

    Adkins will discuss his work of historical fiction, “Indiana Stories: Little Know Tales from the Heartland.”

     

    Grief program Nov. 7 in Tell City

  • Ferdinand Benedictine sisters celebrate jubilees

    FERDINAND – Twelve Benedictine sisters celebrated special anniversaries of their religious profession on Sunday, Oct. 25, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Members join Saint Meinrad board of overseers

    ST. MEINRAD – One new, one emeritus and two returning members have joined the Board of Overseers, the advisory board for Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    The board advises President-Rector Rev. 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.

    The new member is the Rev. Brent Lingle. Returning members are Linda Budney and Deacon Frank Olmsted and the emeritus member is Barbara Mitchel.

  • Church News; Oct. 29

    Deer Creek fall festival Sunday

     

    ST. MARKS – Deer Creek Baptist Church will hold a fall festival on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. All are invited to join in the festivities.

     

    Book signing set for Nov. 7

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas at 1101 23rd St. will be hosting a meet the authors and book-signing event Nov. 6 from 1 to 3 for two local authors, C.S. Areson and Jim Adkins.

  • St. Paul Confirmation Class 2015
  • Church News; Oct. 22

    Canned food drive planned at TC United Methodist

     

    TELL CITY – During the months of October and November, Tell City First United Methodist Church will build a wall of canned goods in its main hallway for local food pantries, which runs in conjunction with Pastor Sam’s sermon series.

    In October, organizers will collect yellow and orange cans and in November they will collect red and brown cans.

    All non-perishable items and monetary donations are also welcomed.

  • Church News; Oct.15

    Canned food drive planned at TC United Methodist

     

    TELL CITY – During the months of October and November, Tell City First United Methodist Church will build a wall of canned goods in its main hallway for local food pantries, which runs in conjunction with Pastor Sam’s sermon series.

    In October, organizers will collect yellow and orange cans and in November they will collect red and brown cans.

    All non-perishable items and monetary donations are also welcomed.

  • Gospel Singing Travelaires to perform Oct. 17 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Special weekend services are planned at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18.

    The Gospel Singing Travelaires will sing the evening of Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. Since the organizer, manager and lead singer, Larry Burdett, passed away, the group has not been scheduling appearances, but has decided to make a few each year to keep up Larry’s legacy.

    Sunday morning services will begin at 10 a.m.

    Sunday school will be dismissed.