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Church News

  • 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.

  • Holy Week retreat planned

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a program, “Understanding How the Church Uses Scripture for the Liturgies of Holy Week,” on Saturday, March 17, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.

    The presenter will be Father Eugene Hensell OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Father Eugene has a doctorate in Scripture and is an associate professor of Scripture in the Seminary and School of Theology. He is in much demand giving biblical retreats to laity, religious groups, and clergy throughout the country.

  • Lenten Meals

    First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County will host Lenten breakfasts each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

     Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Church News; Feb. 8

    Central Baptist to host women’s ministry

     

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Central Baptist Church in Hawesville will host a women’s ministry event on Saturday, Feb. 17. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a program including guest speaker, Brandy Hopkins from First Baptist Church in Tell City. 

    There is no charge for this event. RSVP are requested by Feb. 15. For more info or to make a reservation, email jds@psci.net or call (812) 548-8681.

     

  • Women’s retreat planned

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a quiet retreat, “Honoring the Woman Within,” from March 2-4 at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    This quiet retreat provides an opportunity to step aside from a busy life to explore and deepen the relationship with God.

    In an environment where physical, emotional and spiritual renewal can take place, this quiet, reflective retreat will offer you the time to connect with God through journaling and other unique prayer experiences.

  • Saint Meinrad will host Black History lecture Feb. 27

    ST. MEINRAD – Gregory Ellison II, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    His lecture, “Vocations of Resistance: The Problems of Fit and Flat,” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in St. Bede Theater.

  • 92-year-old twins have no plans of separating from monastery in Ferdinand nor each other

    By Candy Neal

    (Jasper) Herald

     

    Sister Mary Carmel and Sister Mary Carmen Spayd share more than similar names.

    They share the same DNA.

    “Most people get us mixed up. They’ll think I’m her or that she is me,” Sr. Mary Carmen said of her twin sister, Sr. Mary Carmel.

    The 92-year-old twin nuns are used to the mix-up, especially now, since they are almost always together at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Lenten breakfast series will begin next month

    First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m.

    Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Lenten breakfast series will begin next month

    First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m.

    Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.