Visit the Monastery

We invite you to come spend time with us at Monastery Immaculate Conception.  The monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The grounds include serene gardens, outdoor Stations of the Cross, a labyrinth, and three shrines. 

Tour and Mass times

Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. You may also schedule a group tour by contacting Sister Christine Kempf, director of tourism, at 812.367.1411, ext. 2657, or ckempf@thedome.org.

You are welcome to join us for prayer or Mass:

Liturgy of the Hours:
Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Mass:
Monday – Friday, 7:25 a.m.
Saturday, 8:25 a.m. (Sabbatical Saturday Mass at 10:25 a.m.)
Sunday, 10:30 a.m.

Directions

Monastery Immaculate Conception is located in Ferdinand, Indiana, just off of I-64. Ferdinand is within driving distance from several metropolitan areas: Evansville (1 hour); Louisville (1 hour 15 minutes); Lexington (2 1/2 hours); St. Louis (3 hours); Cincinnati (3 hours); Indianapolis (3 hours); and Nashville (3 hours). Regional airports are located in Evansville, Indiana, and Louisville, Kentucky.

Get directions from your address

From the east:
From I-64, take Exit 63 and turn right (north). Follow Main Street about 1 mile into the town of Ferdinand. Turn right onto 10th Street. The monastery will soon appear on your left.

From the west:
From I-64, take Exit 63 and turn left (north). Follow Main Street about 1 mile into the town of Ferdinand. Turn right onto 10th Street. The monastery will soon appear on your left.

From the north:
Take IN-162 South into Ferdinand, where it becomes Main Street. Turn left onto 10th Street. The monastery will soon appear on your left.

From the south:
Take IN-162 North into Ferdinand, where it becomes Main Street. Turn right onto 10th Street. The monastery will soon appear on your left.

Monastery Gift Shop

The atmosphere of Monastery Gift Shop is relaxed, unhurried, serene — perfect for searching out unique gifts for the special people in your life.  Monastery Gift Shop is located on the north side of Monastery Event Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana.

Visit Monastery Gift Shop