Church News

  • Youth conference fills Lucas Oil Stadium with faith

    Amy Hackbarth

    Guest Columnist


  • Church News; Dec. 10

    St. Boniface to host Christmas concert


    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host an Advent and Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. featuring Celebration Singers of Dubois, Spencer and Martin counties. The public is welcome to attend. The event is sponsored by  the Heritage and Fundraising Commission at St. Boniface. 


    Candlelight service set for Sunday


  • Archabbey Church will have Holy Door during Year of Mercy

    ST. MEINRAD – The Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church will participate in a special way in the Holy Year of Mercy designated by Pope Francis. The jubilee year began Dec. 8 and will conclude Nov. 20, 2016.

    Catholics will be able to experience the spiritual benefits of this extraordinary jubilee year in various ways. They are also invited during the year to reach out with God’s mercy to people who experience needs of various sorts.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery to host exhibit by artist Brother Martin Erspamer


    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of artwork by artist Brother Martin Erspamer OSB, from now through the end of December.

    This show, titled “Recent Works,” is a collection of new work he has done in ceramics, relief prints, serigraphs and works on paper. Many of the artwork pieces are also for sale.

  • Church News; Dec.7

    Pair of live nativities planned for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Two live nativities are planned in Tell City for this Saturday, Dec. 12. Both are being sponsored by local churches.

    The first will be located across from the Tell City Depot on Seventh Street beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mona Lehman with Evangelical United Christ of Christ at (812) 547-3302 or Nick DeBasi from Deer Creek Baptist Church at (812) 569-1403.

    The public is encouraged to visit the live nativity.

  • Sisters plan program on faith during difficult times for Dec. 12

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “On Staying at Table: Being Faithful Amidst Life’s Difficulties,” on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 11:30 a.m. at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • St. Paul youth attend national youth conference

    INDIANAPOLIS – From Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, a dozen St. Paul youth and four chaperones attended a three-day National Catholic Youth Conference at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

    NCYC was a powerful three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers of high school age and their adults. Approximately 25,000 young people and their chaperones attended. Many bishops, priests, nuns and seminarians attended as well.

  • Church News; Dec.3

    Christmas schedule at Saint Meinrad Archabbey


    ST. MEINRAD – The public is welcome to join the Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad as they celebrate Christmas in the Archabbey Church.

    On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, vigils will begin at 7 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 p.m.

    The Mass of Christmas Day will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25.

  • Eykamp String Quartet to perform at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD –The Eykamp String Quartet will present a free concert Monday, Dec. 7, in the St. Bede Theater at 7:30 p.m. central time, on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.

    Members of the Eykamp String Quartet serve as principal string players of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and as artists in residence at the University of Evansville.

  • New version of prayer app launched

    ST. MEINRAD – The popular smartphone app developed by the Office of Monastery Vocations of Saint Meinrad Archabbey has launched an updated version with new features.

    Honor Your Inner Monk is a free prayer app that has been downloaded about 20,000 times. The app allows users to pray a different short prayer each morning and afternoon.