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Church News

  • New pastor’s Sunday teachings a focused lesson for daily life

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    Teaching through real-world example will be the preaching approach for the sermons from new senior pastor Christian Watkins at the Deer Creek Baptist Church. His approach is to explain and work through the books of the Christian Bible, applying learning within modern context, and using the verses to drive the sermons and center preaching and teaching on the gospel of Jesus Christ.

  • Nine Ferdinand Benedictines mark golden jubilees of profession

    FERDINAND – Nine Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand have celebrated the 50th anniversary of their monastic profession. They were honored on Saturday, June 2, at Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    The jubilarians, Sister Ann Francis Hillenbrand, Sister Brenda Engleman, Sister Kathy Bilskie, Sister Sharon Hollander, Sister Jeanne Ellen Niehaus, Sister Patty Lasher, Sister Laura Marie Schmitt, Sister Mary Lou Dick, and Sister Linda Campbell, entered Monastery Immaculate Conception in 1966 and professed their monastic vows in 1968.

  • First Communion at St. Meinrad Catholic Church
  • St. Mark Church celebrates First Communion
  • Church News; May 31

    Methodist church yard, bake sales June 8-9

     

    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church of Tell City will host a church-wide yard and bake sale on Friday, June 8, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to noon. The sales will be located at the church on 10th and Mozart streets. Contact Shirley Garner at (812) 836-2847 for more information.

     

    Churches host weekly meals

     

  • Christianity and moose meat

    CHARLES ARESON

    Guest Columnist

     

    A friend of mine, Jim Adkins, asked me to help his father-in-law take a copy of his book, “Wild Taste of Nature,” and format it so it could be published through CreateSpace. The book had been printed years before with Xerox copied pages and a cardstock cover. This is how I meet its author, Irv Rueger.

  • St. Mark Church celebrates 150 years of its dedication
  • CHURCH NEWS April 19

    Guild rummage sale May 5

    TELL CITY – Emmanuel Women’s Guild will have their spring rummage sale on Saturday, May 5, beginning at 8 a.m. This is held in Lutheran Church hall at 12th street and Pestalozzi.

    Monte Cassino pilgrimages

    planned for Sundays in May

    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.

  • Paintings on display at Abbey library

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of mixed media paintings by Louisville, Ky., artist Laurie Doctor. The show will run through May 14. Doctor is an accomplished painter and calligrapher who teaches workshops in the United States and Europe.

  • Deacons ordained at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Three seminarians received the order of deacon from the Rev. Charles Thompson, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church in St. Meinrad on April 7.

    The newly ordained deacons are Timothy DeCrane and Vincent Gillmore, both of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis; and Br. Damien Evangelista OSB of Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside, Calif. They are students at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Others in their class will be or have been ordained deacons in their respective dioceses.