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Church News

  • Lenten cantata to be performed March 14 at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a Lenten cantata on Monday, March 14, in the school’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel.

    The service, titled “Song of the Shadows,” features music by Joseph M. Martin performed by the Saint Meinrad community. The event begins at 7 p.m. Central time; it is free and open to the public.

    Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots.

  • Sisters to host Notre Dame Handbell and Celebration choirs

    FERDINAND – A concert by the Notre Dame Handbell and Celebration Choirs will be held in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception on Wednesday, March 9, at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

    The monastery of the Sisters of St. Benedict is located at 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand.

    The theme of the free concert is “Celebrating the Jubilee Year of Mercy through Song and the Words of Pope Francis.”

  • Priesthood students receive ministries at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Seventeen priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology received the ministry of lector on Feb. 18 in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel.

    Archbishop Joseph Tobin, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, installed the lectors.

    The seminarians receiving the ministry were:

    • Gregory Bentley and Aldrin Tayag, Diocese of Lexington

    • Michael Bialorucki and Peter Grodi, Diocese of Toledo

    • Ross Caniglia and Timothy Pick, Diocese of Sioux City

  • Lenten series at St. Paul’s begins Tuesday

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a series of four Lenten talks by the Rev. Thomas Richstatter. The series is titled, Being Catholic in the Direction Pope Francis is Leading. The first talk is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, with future presentations scheduled for Feb. 23, March 8 and March 15. All will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Paul Parish Hall.

  • Father Tom Richstatter to present four Lenten talks at St. Paul’s

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City will host a series of four Lenten talks by the Rev. Thomas Richstatter OFM. The series is titled, Being Catholic in the Direction Pope Francis is Leading. The first talk is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, with future presentations scheduled for Feb. 23, March 8 and March 15. All will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Paul Parish Hall.

  • Church News; Feb. 11

    St. Paul Boy Scout Troop fish fry Friday

     

    TELL CITY – The Boy Scouts are sponsoring their annual fish fry Friday, Feb. 12, at the St. Paul Parish Hall. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Both dining-in and carry-outs will be available.

    Proceeds will go toward the boys’ summer camp and necessary equipment for that trip. This year’s plans are to go to a western Tennessee camp called Camp Mack Morris. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 10 and younger.

  • Church News; Feb. 4

    Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Branchville’s Winter Revival scheduled to return Feb. 25

    BRANCHILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility will hold its annual Winter Revival Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Events include live music, guest speakers, personal testimonies, baptisms and communion.

    Kickoff for this event will be Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

    Services will be Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Life’s lessons best directed by the hand of God

    Pastor Ben Rake

    Guest Columnist

     

    My friends, I would like to encourage you to think with me for a few minutes, about life – your life and mine. You are my friend, one that I do really care for and care about.

    No, I may not have personally met you, but I really care about you and actually want the very best for you. As you succeed, I succeed. As you progress, so do I. I want the best for you every day.

  • Sisters’ program to explore Jesus’ Gospel journey; Feb. 20

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem in the Gospel of Luke,” on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:45 a.m. EST until 3:45 p.m. in the Monastic Dining Room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.