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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.

    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    • May 1 – Novice Joshua Leeuw OSB, “Mary, Mirror of Charity”

    •May 8 – Brother Peduru Fonseka OSB, “Mary, Spouse of the Holy Spirit”

    •May 15 – The Rev. Meinrad Brune OSB, “Following Mary: The Marian Way for Everyone”

  • Jennifer and Brad Daniel of Crown Point announce the birth of their son, Connor Philip Daniel Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by brother, Parker.

    Maternal grandparents are Pam and Ed Morey of Tell City, formerly of Waupaca, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Dana and Dick Daniel of Hobart.

    Great-grandfather is Philip Moe of Waupaca.

  • Jeffrey and Meseret Barnett wish to announce the birth of their daughter Vivian Bemnet Barnett at Perry County Memorial Hospital at 5:41 p.m., April 12, 2016.

    Vivian weighed 10 lbs 4 oz. and 23 inches.

    She was welcomed home by her sister, Isabella.

    Vivian’s paternal grandparents are Oscar D. Barnett of Putnam County, W. Va. and Eleanor Rusmiselle of Huntington, W. Va. Maternal grandparents are Yeshareg Ambayu and Tesfaye Asfaha of Mekelle, Tigray Province in Ethiopia.

  • Courtney Leisner and Shawn Kahler of rural Tell City announce the birth of their son, Teagan Drum Kahler on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.

    Teagan was delivered at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Betty Jean Leisner of Bristow and the late Shawn Leisner. Paternal grandparents are Connie and Mike Kahler of Tell City.

    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Anthony and Olivia Leisner and Omer and Bonnie Sandage.

  • Breanna and Jeremy Kempf of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Luke Allen Kempf on Feb. 18, 2016.

    Luke was delivered at Perry County Memorial Hospital at 5:38 p.m. He weighed 9 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Frank and Rebecca Dupont of Tell City. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Joanie Howland and the late Allen Kempf, all of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Henry Kempf and Urban Strobel.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey have launched a podcast, “Echoes from the Bell Tower.” The podcast’s first season begins with an episode about, logically enough, the bells of the Archabbey Church.

    Stories will share wit and wisdom from Benedictine monastery.

    Hosting the audio talk show are two young monks, Br. Joel Blaize, OSB, and Novice Tony Wolniakowski, OSB. Both are fairly new to the Benedictine monastery, having joined in 2015.