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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Lindsey and Kurt Rottet of Ferdinand announce the birth of a son, Marshall James Rottet, on Nov. 29, 2017. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

    Marshall was welcomed home by a brother, Abraham Rottet.

    Grandparents are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus and Terry and Patty Rottet of West Baden.

    Great-grandparents are Brenda and Carroll Ray Goffinet of Tell City, Ann LaGrange of Mariah Hill and Shirley Rottet of Jasper.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Novice Joseph Wagner professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Saturday at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has completed his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he chose a religious name. Novice Joseph is now Brother Stanley.

  • TELL CITY – Community Christian Church, located in the former Newman-May School at 821 10th St. in Tell City, will welcome well-known vocalist Cheri Taylor to the church this Sunday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m.

    For the last 40 years, Taylor has faithfully followed the path God has set for her in ministry. Blessed with a dynamic singing voice and an exciting stage presence, she has won three gospel talent searches and had national radio airplay.

  • Kevin and Lauren (Smith) Foley announce the arrival of a daughter, Abigail Paige Foley, born Sept. 3, 2017, at Indiana University Health North in Carmel. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Abigail was welcomed home by siblings, Elizabeth Grace, 3, and Gabriel Patrick, 2. The family resides in Whitestown.

    Grandparents are Dean and Theresa Smith of Jasper and Rick and Theresa Foley of Chandler. Great-grandparents are Joe and Judy Hagedorn of Tell City, Charlotte Smith of Bristow and Ellie Foley of Newburgh.

  • Ashley Chapman and Stuart Cassidy were united in marriage Oct. 21 in a 3:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony at the Schergens Center. The wedding was officiated by Jim Adams.

    The bride was given in marriage by Brad Henrickson, a long-time family friend.

    Ashley is the daughter of Diane and Travis Hoffman of Ferdinand and the late Jeff Chapman. She is a 2004 Tell High School graduate and 2007 graduate of Daymar College with a degree in criminal justice. She is employed by Heart to Heart Hospice.