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  • Churches to host noon Holy Week services

    TELL CITY – Several local churches will present mid-day meditations during Holy Week, Monday, March 26, through Friday, March 30. Meditations will begin at noon and everyone is invited. Locations for the week are as follows:

    Monday, Community Christian Church

    Tuesday, First Baptist Church

    Wednesday, Evangelical United Church of Christ

    Thursday, Tell City Church of the Nazarene

    Friday, First United Methodist of Tell City.

  • Philosophy professor to speak on prayer

    ST. MEINRAD – Caitlin Smith Gilson will present the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad.

    The lecture will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. Central Time in St. Bede Theater.

    This year’s lecture is titled “Prayer, Suffering and Self-Presence.”

  • Churches to host meditation services

    TELL CITY – Several local churches will present mid-day meditations during Holy Week, Monday, March 26, through Friday, March 30. Meditations will begin at noon and everyone is invited. Locations for the week are as follows:

    Monday, Community Christian Church

    Tuesday, First Baptist Church

    Wednesday, Evangelical United Church of Christ

    Thursday, Tell City Church of the Nazarene

    Friday, First United Methodist of Tell City

  • Deer Creek Cemetery cleanup to begin

    TELL CITY – The Deer Creek Baptist Church cemetery committee will be removing old floral arrangements from the cemetery Saturday, March 24.

    Any floral arrangements or other items family members wish to keep should be removed before that date.

    To aid with the mowing, trimming, and as a safety measure, new flowers or figurines should be securely fastened to monuments above ground level.

    Items may also be attached to a shepherd’s hook placed next to the monuments.  

  • Philosophy professor to speak on prayer

    ST. MEINRAD – Caitlin Smith Gilson will present the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad.

    The lecture will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. Central time in St. Bede Theater. This year’s lecture is titled “Prayer, Suffering and Self-Presence.”

  • Sisters to host Triduum retreat

    FERDINAND - Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a silent Triduum Retreat from March 29 – April 1 at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The silent retreat runs from 3 p.m. Eastern time on Holy Thursday, March 29, to 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning, April 1. This retreat will include participation in the liturgical celebrations of these Holy Days with the sisters in the monastery church.

  • Lenten prayer, music service March 19

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a service of Lenten prayer and music, called “Harvest of Sorrows.”

    It will be held on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m. Central time in the school’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. The service is free and open to the public.

    In the Roman rite of the Catholic Church, the Tenebrae service was celebrated in all churches with a sufficient number of clergy until the liturgical reforms of Pope Pius XII in the 1950s.

  • Catholics voice hopes, concerns to archbishop as decision nears on parish reorganization

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Local Catholics filled the Schergens Center last Monday to offer suggestions on how the Archdiocese of Indianapolis should organize parishes in Perry County as part of a Connected in the Spirit plan that could affirm long-standing connections between some congregations and forge new ones.

  • Seminary students receive ministries

    ST. MEINRAD – Seventeen priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, received the ministry of lector on Feb. 15, in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, installed the lectors.

     

    Seminarians receiving the ministry were:

    Kodjo (Cajetan) Agouvi (OSB) and Gbedevi (Justin) Dodzi Ayanou, Abbaye de L’Ascension de Danyi Dzogbegan

    Shawn W. Bohac, Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

    Garrett D. Braun, Diocese of Evansville.

  • Interim pastor to lead Freewill Baptist

    CANNELTON – Freewill Baptist Church, at 117 S. Second St.,  Cannelton, would like to introduce its interim pastor, Daniel Reeves, to the community. He will be speaking Sunday morning, Feb. 25, at the 11 a.m. worship. Following that, there will be a carry-in dinner in the fellowship hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Daniel was born in Owensboro, Ky., to two wonderful parents and also has a brother named David. Both he and his brother have felt  God’s call to the ministry, as David currently serves as a missionary.